LPM Online

May 2, 2006

  1. Upcoming Events

    May 03, 2006 - 7:00 PM
    The Libertarian Party of Washtenaw County will hold its monthly business meeting this wednesday Agenda topics will include: - Electoral planning for 2006 - Budget committee meeting - State convention fundraiser - PAC creation -discussion of those who are interested in being delegates to the national convention See you all there!
    Location: Cottage Inn Restaurant 512 E. Williams St. Ann Arbor map
    Contact: Thomas A. Bagwell Phone: (734) 678-5040 Email: lpwcchair@yahoo.com

    May 09, 2006 - 7:30 PM
    Capital Area Libertarian Party last monthly meeting before convention. Dinner and drinks available
    Location: Barley's, 727 W Miller Rd, Lansing
    Contact: Will Tyler White Phone: 517 349-3806 Email: whitewi5@msu.edu

    May 10, 2006 - 7:00 PM
    All members and their guests welcome to the business meeting of the LPWM.
    Location: IHOP on East Beltline at Knapp's Corner in Grand Rapids.
    Contact: Eric Larson Phone: 616-949-2844 Email: chair@lpwm.org

    May 10, 2006 - 7:30 PM
    Monthly meeting of the Libertarians of Macomb County. Business starts at 7:30, but feel free to join us at 6:30 for dinner and conversation. The meeting is open to the public, so bring a friend or two.
    Location: Cutting Board Restaurant, 28655 Schoenherr Road, Warren, MI 48093.
    Contact: Jim Allison Phone: 586-817-0395

    May 11, 2006 - 06:00 AM
    Monthly Meeting of Libertarian Party of Southwest Michigan. Come and join our meeting. Welcome!!!
    Location: IHOP, 1981 Pipestone Road, 1 block west of I-94, Benton Harbor
    Contact: Bill Bradley, Secretary Phone: 269-637-4525 Email: wbradley@i2k.com

    May 13, 2006 - 09:00 AM
    LPM Annual Convention

    Pre-Convention Friday night, May 12th, pool party, 7:30-10:00

    Convention business begins at 9:00am Saturday Morning.

    Call the Comfort Inn to make room reservations


    Be sure to mention the Libertarian Party to receive the reduced room rate.

    $83 for a double, $105 for a hot-tub room

    Location: Comfort Inn

    1645 Commerce Park Dr.

    Chelsea,MI 48118

    Contact: Nathan Allen Phone: (248)891-3003 Email: Chair@michiganlp.org

    May 24, 2006 - 7:30 PM
    Libertarian Party of Oakland County monthly meeting. Optional dinner at 6:30. Meeting at 7:30.
    Location: Sila's Restaurant, 4033 W. 12 Mile, 2 blocks east of Greenfield, in Berkley.
    Contact: Chris Watson Phone: 586-214-8405 Email: chair@lpocmi.org

    June 06, 2006 - 6:30 PM
    This will be a combined speaker event followed by a business meeting. All members, their guests, and the public are welcome. We will also hold a special convention to nominate a secretary. Check the web site for details of who the speaker will be.
    Location: Knights of Saint Casimir on 6th Street in Grand Rapids.
    Contact: Eric Larson Phone: 616-949-2844 Email: chair@lpwm.org

    June 11, 2006 - 6:00 PM
    The Southwestern Michigan Libertarian Party will be holding it's monthly meeting. Anyone who needs a ride, call Bill Bradley. Dinner is optional. Members & Guests are welcome!
    Location: IHOP, 1981 Pipestone Rd (just NW of the I-94 Interchange), Benton Harber, MI
    Contact: Bill Bradley Phone: 269 637-4525 Email: wbradley@i2k.com

    For more events, see the online calendar at:

  2. Notaries Needed for Convention — by Leonard Schwartz

    Candidate "Affidavit of Identification" forms must be notarized. Therefore, we need notaries at the convention.

    If you are a notary, or if your spouse or friend is a notary who will come to the convention, please contact Leonard Schwartz, 248-546-3569, Leonard@LeonardSchwartz.us.
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  3. LPM State Convention — by Emily Salvette

    Libertarian Party to hold state nominating convention May 12-13 in Chelsea

    The Libertarian Party of Michigan will hold its state convention on Friday, May 12 and Saturday, May 13 at the Comfort Inn and Conference Center, 1645 Commerce Park Drive, Chelsea MI 48118. The convention will focus on small business. All events are open to the public.

    Friday is a pool party fundraiser from 7:30-10 p.m. to benefit the Libertarian Party of Washtenaw County. Cost: $25, includes barbecue dinner and beverages (beer, wine, soft drinks).

    Convention business begins on Saturday at 9 a.m. with nomination of candidates for the November General Election. Noon luncheon speaker will be Craig Welch, CEO, Wexford Homes, "Doing Business In Spite of Government." Party officers and delegates to the national LP convention will be elected beginning at 1:30 p.m. There will be a concurrent breakout session focusing on the Libertarian Party and small business with speaker Jack McHugh of the Mackinac Center for Public Policy, "Legislative Mischief in Store for Business Owners." There will be a social time (cash bar) at 5:00 p.m. followed by a banquet at 6:30 p.m. Featured speaker will be LP of Indiana State Chair, Libertarian National Committeeman, and attorney Mark Rutherford, who will speak about the LP's Small Business Initiative.

    Cost is $25 for the Friday pool party, $15 registration for Saturday meetings and the Small Business Session, $30 for lunch, and $50 for the banquet. Registration by 5/5/06 is encouraged. Registration and more information at www.mi.lp.org or call James Hudler, 734-475-9792.
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