Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Reminder: Politics on the Rocks tonight with David Schweikert and Wes Gullett

Politics on the Rocks is pleased to announce that United States Congressman David Schweikert and Phoenix Mayoral Candidate Wes Gullett will be speaking at our next free networking event on Tuesday, September 27th 6:00 PM at "The Mint" located at 7373 E Camelback Rd. in Scottsdale, AZ. Part restaurant, part ultra-lounge, The Mint occupies a 7,000 square foot space that was previously a bank, giving inspiration to the name. In a nod to its past, The Mint’s centerpiece is the original vault door, while updated touches evoke a Hollywood Regency design influence. For information on The Mint please visit: http://www.themintaz.com/ We would like to thank our marketing partners Gem Ray & Scottsdale Nights for their support!

Our charity of the month is the Scottsdale Healthcare 3rd Annual Rob Moy Memorial Motorcycle Run. Proceeds will benefit the Gift of Life Lodging program for cancer patients. The Scottsdale Healthcare Rob Moy Memorial Motorcycle Run begins Oct. 22 at 8 a.m. at Go AZ Motorcycles in Scottsdale and ends at San Tan Flats in Queen Creek. For more information on this charity event please visit: http://www.shc.org/motorcyclerun

David Schweikert has been a lifelong Arizona advocate. He was raised in Scottsdale, Arizona, and attended Arizona State University where he earned a BA degree in finance and real estate and his MBA in 2005. David is serving his first term in the United States House of Representatives representing Arizona’s 5th district. He serves on the Financial Services Committee. Prior to being elected to the 112th Congress, David served as Treasurer of Maricopa County in 2004. As Treasurer of one of the largest counties in the United States, David was responsible for protecting billions of taxpayer dollars and earning over $300 million in investment income while never showing a deficit despite a tough economic environment. David was heralded by The Arizona Republic for his work serving Arizonans in both the state legislature and as Treasurer. David is an advocate for taxpayers, a legislative reformer, and a small business owner who understands fiscal responsibility. For more information on David Schweikert please visit his website: http://www.schweikert.house.gov/

Wes Gullett is currently a candidate for Mayor of Phoenix. He served on the Phoenix Planning and Zoning Commission for five years including one year as Chairman. His experience in business and public service provide him valuable insights into how the City of Phoenix can grow out of the economic downturn that is challenging the city. Gullett has extensive experience in government. He was Chief of Staff for Arizona Governor Fife Symington from July 1993 to April 1996. In addition he served as Administrative Assistant to U.S. Senator John McCain. He also served as Senator McCain’s 1992 Campaign Manager. Gullett’s tenure with McCain was seven years and included Administrative Assistant, Community Relations Director and Northern Arizona/Maricopa County Field Director for McCain for Senate (1986). For more information on Mayoral Candidate Wes Gullett please visit his website: http://www.wesgullett.com/

We look forward to seeing you on Tuesday, September 27th 6:00 PM at The Mint in Scottsdale!


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