Republican Club October 11 Meeting

The Sun Lakes Republican Club will feature “Freedom to Move” with Aimee Yentes and Greg Blackie of the Arizona Free Enterprise Club at its monthly meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 11, at 6:30 p.m., in the Navajo Room of the Sun Lakes Country Club, 25601 S. Sun Lakes Blvd., in Sun Lakes. The public is invited! Please bring your neighbors and friends! Our mission is “Education for an Informed Electorate.”

Aimee Yentes is vice president of the Arizona Free Enterprise Club and a native-born Arizonan who grew up in Tempe and Gilbert. She is a graduate of Arizona State University W.P. Carey School of Business, with a degree in business communications. Yentes has worked in a variety of professional capacities and environments, including private small business, in government, and in the nonprofit sector. In all of her positions, she has enjoyed helping improve people’s lives.

Since 2015, Aimee has worked for the Arizona Free Enterprise Club to help craft and promote good public policy at the state level. In addition, she was elected to serve on the Gilbert Town Council from 2018 to 2022. Aimee lives with her husband Justin, 13-year-old step-daughter Kloe, three-year-old daughter Ivy, two-year-old daughter Hazel, and their two dogs.

Greg Blackie is Deputy Director of Policy for the Arizona Free Enterprise Club. In 2016 he moved to Arizona from Tennessee to attend Arizona State University where he graduated summa cum laude in 2019 with a B.S. degree in political science. During his last semester, Greg was a full-time policy intern at the Arizona House of Representatives for the Republican caucus.

Before joining the club, Greg worked with small businesses in Scottsdale and Northern Phoenix for the UPS Small Package SMB unit, followed by full-time political tracking with America Rising where he covered many Arizona campaigns during the 2020 election cycle.

Our Arizona State Senator JD Mesnard and our State Representative Julie Willoughby will report on the opportunities ahead for our state and legislative district. Candidates for state and local office will also be in attendance to introduce themselves and provide an opportunity for members and friends to learn about their campaigns.

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