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 February 19, 2015

KENTUCKY NEEDS TO BECOME A RIGHT-TO-WORK STATE NOW!

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WHO: Jim Waters, Executive Director of (BIPPS) the Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions

 

WHAT: Speaking on the urgent need for Kentucky to become a right-to-work state immediately

 

WHEN: Thursday, February 19, 2015

 

WHERE: Sal’s meeting rooms in the Lansdowne Shopping Center on Tates Creek Road in Lexington

 

Kentucky is the only southern state that is not a right-to-work state. Since we are not a right-to-work state, Kentucky continues to lose businesses that are looking for new locations in the U.S.

 

Do you believe it is right to force employees to pay dues to labor unions that do not represent their views or the candidates that they support? Come hear Jim Waters on February 19 as he shares with us how to help him and other groups in the fight to finally turn Kentucky into a right-to-work state.

 

Kentucky is too desperate for hundreds of thousands of good jobs for our state to continue pushing away these businesses looking to locate in our area. See you at Sal’s on February 19!

 

Send your reservation in today to: rsvp@wrock.ws 

 

Jim Waters is president of the Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions, Kentucky’s first and only free market think tank. An award-winning journalist and radio broadcaster,  Waters has written the weekly Bluegrass Beacon column, which appears in more than 40 newspapers and online publications across Kentucky, including the Paducah Sun, Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer and Elizabethtown News-Enterprise. 

 

Along with being a leading figure in the movement to make Kentucky the 25th right-to-work state in the nation, Jim has become known as one of Kentucky’s most influential voices in holding government and the public education system accountable for the way taxpayers’ dollars are spent. 

 

Read Mr. Waters’ bio here.

 

When: 11:30 Registration, Program noon – 1:00 pm 

 

Sal’s Banquet Room (upstairs) (map)
 Lansdowne Shopping Center
3373 Tates Creek Rd, Lexington, KY 40502

 

Members $18; Guests $20

 

RSVP to rsvp@wrock.ws.

Please advise if you would like a vegetarian meal. 

 

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 January 8, 2015
Kelley Paul Was a Real “Hit” at WROCK
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Our January WROCK meeting was “the place to be” for all freedom-loving people! If you attended the January 8th WROCK meeting at Sal’s when Kelly Paul, wife of U.S. Senator Rand Paul, spoke about her grandmother’s migration from Ireland to America in 1929, you were struck by two very important facts.

 

Her grandmother’s courage and resolve to escape a life of poverty and despair in Ireland gave her the strength as a very young girl to board a ship bound for an unknown land and never look back. Two important themes were at the heart of her brave journey into an unknown world: family and work.

 

Kelley so beautifully describes her grandmother’s life here as a maid for wealthy families in New York City. With a life of hard work also came a wonderful family of four children to raise. Even though her life was very harsh and our nation was experiencing high unemployment, Kelley’s grandmother was never too proud to work doing whatever it took to feed and clothe her family.

 

Never one to brag about how far she had come in her life in America, Kelley’s grandmother always loved to tell anyone who would listen just how successful and amazing her children and grandchildren were.

 

The two things that our nation most needs now are protection of families in America, as well as tens of millions more working Americans…working full-time, 40-hour jobs. It’s those two values that are so deeply rooted in the very fiber of our precious America.

 

Kelley’s new book about her grandmother and other incredible women in American history is due out in April. Thanks so much to Kelley Paul for coming to WROCK to share this inspiring story with us first-hand.

 

Neil Sulier’s photos are available for purchase here:

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