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Two things stand out about today: (1) It was the 93rd birthday of Marv Welstead of Fremont, one of our campaign's premier and much-valued volunteers, and (2) Marv invited me to speak to the Fremont Rotary Club on his birthday, arranged the whole thing, and even introduced me!
What you do on your birthday, you do all year long . . . and if Marv Welstead will continue to support my campaign all year long, I will be a very lucky man.
... coming Friday!!!
It is so inspiring to know someone like that, so intent on uplifting solid conservative principles that made this country great, and pressing forward with the energy and effort that it takes to be involved in a political campaign . . . while in his 90s!
Every time he comes into our campaign office, my staff swarms around him. He's just full of stories and is what we used to call "a good feeler" -- somebody ...
Our volunteers are very creative! Since this election is in the year 2014, they have developed a "14 for '14" program. If you support me for the U.S. Senate, you identify 14 people you know who are registered Republicans (or can BE registered in time!). You call them, convince them to vote for me, too, and then through the primary season, get together ...
Big crowd and lots of interesting conversations at the Fremont Golf Club as the Fremont Chamber of Commerce held its annual banquet.
Here I am with faithful campaign volunteer and longtime GOP leader Marv Welstead, as well as Ron & Ann Tillery. Ron's the executive director of the Chamber.
Always a pleasure to be in Fremont!
... with how much they know.
Hope I was encouraging when I told them that being easy to get along with, and inquisitive, are two of the most important traits that business leaders look for when hiring and promoting employees.
That doesn't mean you can slack off in your studies . . . but I hope I got across to them that it is your character that counts every bit as much as your smarts.