Daniel Peterson, James Madison Institute for October Lunch

Our guest speaker in October is the Director of the Center for Property Rights at the James Madison Institute in Orlando. Daniel Peterson The Orlando-based Coalition for Property Rights established in 2001, is incorporated under JMI as the Institute’s new Center for Property Rights. Daniel Peterson, the Coalition’s former executive director, is the director of this Center and continues to reside in Orlando. As the director for the Center... [Read More...]

Professor James Todd at September Meeting

The Supreme Court has an outsized influence on American life, and the lifetime appointment of justices means an ideological inbalance in the court can resonate for years. The President's replacement of Antonin Scalia with Neil Gorsuch maintains the balance for now, but future vacancies will be fraught with peril. Our guest speaker in September is an expert in this area and did his dissertation on the evolution of Supreme Court power in America.... [Read More...]

August Lunch Featured County Commissioner Steven Abrams

August speaker Commissioner Steven Abrams gave us a county update, and some musings on the events of the day today at the Airport Holiday Inn. As a term-limited Commissioner with 15 months remaining, he described the difficulty in seeking higher office for any Republican in Palm Beach County. After a successful challenge by the League of Women Voters after the 2012 redistricting, in which coastal and inland districts (aligned with unique and... [Read More...]

Lobster Fest 2017

Join us for Lobster Fest 2017. In addition to keynote speaker James O'Keefe, we will hear from Agriculture Commissioner and candidate for Governer Adam Putnam, Congressmen Brian Mast and Ron DeSantis, and State Senator Jack Latvala. The Club has a table started at Headquarters under the name of Fran Hancock, so please call 561-686-1616 for reservations and say you are with the Republican Club of the Palm Beaches. For more information, see lobsterfest.gop  Go to article→

August Meeting Features County Commissioner Steven Abrams

This year has been a busy one for the Palm Beach County Board of Commissioners. Approving plans for spending the sales tax windfall, dealing with the opioid crisis, sober homes, new development, the future of the Agricultural Reserve and passing bigger and bigger budgets have all been on their plate. Join us at the Airport Holiday Inn on Wednesday August 23 to hear Commissioner Steven Abrams speak about these and other county issues. Commissioner... [Read More...]

Ann Roberts Scholarships Awarded

This year, we were able to fund five young scholars from the Anne Roberts Scholarship Fund - three past recipients who are continuing their studies and two new winners. Eligible applicants must be attending or plan to attend an accredited institution and have and maintain a 3.0 GPA. New applicants also submit a 500 word essay on the importance of a higher education. The awards were presented by William M. B. Fleming, President of Palm Beach Atlantic... [Read More...]

Long Time Club Member Carol LaPlaca

Carol passed away on May 4 after a long illness. To sign the guest book or send flowers, please see: In Memory of CAROL LAPLACA Go to article→

PBAU President William Fleming to Present 2017 Anne Roberts Scholarships

Please Join us on Wednesday, June 28, for the awarding of the 2017 Annual Anne Roberts Scholarships and celebrate the day with our young scholars. Presenting the awards for the club will be our featured speaker, PBAU President William Fleming. William Fleming President Palm Beach Atlantic University Wednesday, June 28, 2017 Program Noon - 1PM, Buffet starts at 11:30AM Holiday Inn Hotel and Conference Center Palm Beach Airport 1301... [Read More...]

Representative Rick Roth on the Legislative Session

The Florida Legislative session has just ended, and at our May meeting Representative Rick Roth, Florida House District 85, gave our members a helpful report on the new bills and issues. Roth served on five committees, including Commerce, Pre-K (Education) Quality, and Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations. He explained that it was in committees that bad legislation could be stopped much more easily than on the floor of the House.... [Read More...]

Florida Legislative Session with Representative Rick Roth

Please Join us on Wednesday, May 24, for Rick Roth Florida District 85 Representative Rick will give us a synopsis of the recently concluded Legislative Session in Tallahassee: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 Program Noon - 1PM, Buffet starts at 11:30AM Holiday Inn Hotel and Conference Center Palm Beach Airport 1301 Belvedere Road West Palm Beach, FL 33405 $25/Members $30/Guests Pay at the door. Make sure you submit your RSVP in... [Read More...]

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