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Dan's On the Road Report--August

Welcome to the "On The Road Report," a monthly glimpse of the images and activities of North Carolina's Lieutenant Governor Dan Forest as he travels our great State.

ALERT--I Support Teachers License Plate Applications Are Available:

Throughout the General Assembly's short session, Lt. Governor Dan Forest and Senator Jerry Tillman championed the North Carolina Education Endowment. A fund to supplement teacher pay in NC. This measure was included in the approved budget and is now law. One element of the NC Education Endowment is the "I Support Teachers" license plates, from which the proceeds go directly to the Endowment to supplement teacher compensation. 

By law, a certain amount of applications and accompanied payments are required for the plates to begin the printing process. We have opened the application process today and hope to meet that requirement very soon.

To sign up for an "I Support Teachers" License Plate:

  1. Download & Print the Application: http://www.scribd.com/doc/237524869/Application-I-Support-Teachers-License-Plates
  2. Fill out the requested information.
  3. Write a Check or Money Order made out to "I Support Teachers, Inc."
  4. Mail both the completed application and payment to:

I Support Teachers, Inc.
310 N. Blount Street
Raleigh, NC, 27601

If you have any questions or need assistance, please email ISupportTeachers@nc.gov

Images from around the State:

Lt. Governor Dan Forest with Senator Hunt and Senator Allran--A standing ovation was given for Sen. Allran's 32 years of service in the NC Senate (and another 2 years of service in the NC House), after he presided over the Senate. 
2: Hawkins-Hartness House garden growth.
3: Carolina Journal headlines on changes with Common Core in North Carolina.
4: Dan and John Ratzenber, a.k.a. Cliff Clavin from the show Cheers. 

Register Now for the Second Annual Dan Forest Raleigh & Charlotte Golf Tournaments:
There are only a few weeks left to register for both our Raleigh and Charlotte golf tournaments. Please click on the links below to learn more information about each of these tournaments. If you still have questions, please email Heather Whillier at Heather@danforest.com or call her cell at 828-284-2858. Hope to see you there. 

Second Annual Dan Forest Raleigh Golf Tournament, September 8th
Lonnie Poole Golf Course: 1509 Main Campus Dr, Raleigh, NC 27606

Second Annual Dan Forest Charlotte Golf Tournament, September 15th
Ballantyne Resort: 10000 Ballantyne Commons Pkwy, Charlotte, NC 28277

More images from around the State:
5: Dinner outside of the Hawkins-Hartness House at the Federalist Society event. East or West, North Carolina does it best. 
6: From left to right; District 6 Congressional candidate Mark Walker, Lt. Governor Dan Forest, Governor McCrory, Sheriff BJ Barnes, and Senator Richard Burr all pictured at the 75th Annual Wyndham Championship in Greensboro.  
7: Image of downtown Raleigh.
Dan addressing the Federalist Society Members of North Carolina on the porch of the Hawkins-Hartness House.
9: Carteret County shrimp, Nash County Dortches sausage, Little Neck clams.
 Dan and Mark Walker, District 6 Congressional candidate in Guilford County.
11: North Carolina peanuts that were handed out to the Senators and staff during a late night meeting of session. 
12: Dan spoke to Construction Industry Professionals (many were former business colleagues) at the PNC arena about what occurred during this NCGA short session.
13: Image of a Raleigh icon, Snoopy's.

14: Dan's education expert, Jamey Falkenbury, takes a selfie with the sign at Brunswick County GOP headquarters before his Common Core presentation. 
15: In Mecklenburg County, Dan joined John Bradford and his wife to sit in on a local business leaders roundtable.
16: Dan's education expert, Jamey Falkenbury, traveled to Cary to meet with the members of the Carolina Preserve Club and talk with them about Common Core and Education in North Carolina.
17: Image of the upstairs view of the backyard of the Hawkins-Hartenss House before an event.

Common Core Education Seminar Coming Your Way:


Dan has tasked Jamey Falkenbury, his education policy advisor, with giving an overview of the problems we see with the Common Core State Standards. If your civic group would like to hear this seminar, email Jamey Falkenbury (Jfalkenbury@gmail.com) to schedule a time. The following are Jamey's upcoming speaking events:

September 27th
Location: Hampton Inn & Suites, 111 Hampton Woods Ln, Cary, NC
Time: 9:00AM

Grassroots Training Tour Continued:


Dan has tasked Hal Weatherman with conducting an in-depth strategic overview of community and grassroots building across North Carolina. Make sure your county Republican organization is equipped and prepared by inviting Hal to come give this presentation. Email Rebekah Bradley (rebekahbradley422@gmail.com) to schedule Hal. Following is a partial listing of Hal's upcoming presentations: 

September 4th
Brunswick County Republican Women
Location: Brunswick County Republican Party, 971 Old Ocean Hwy, Bolivia, NC 28422
Time: 6:30PM

September 9th
Mountain High Republican Women
Location: Wildcat Cliffs Country Club, 770 Country Club Dr, Highlands, NC
Time: 11:30AM

September 11th
Fayetteville Republican Women
Location:The Hilltop House, 1240 Ft Bragg Rd, Fayetteville, NC
Time: 11:30AM

September 16th
Catawba League of Republican Women
Location:Catawba Country Club, 1154 Country Club Rd, Newton, NC 28658
Time: 11:30AM

Please help spread the word about these upcoming events. 

Dan Forest

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