Thursday, April 20, 2017
Stacy McMahan 903-500-2292
GILMER, TEXAS: Grassroots Tea Party, EAST TEXANS FOR LIBERTY (ET4L) is celebrating their second year anniversary in Upshur County.
ET4L is an organized non-profit that services Upshur and Senate District 1, and promotes educational programs regarding legislation for the betterment of Texas families on faith, life, education, taxes and the like.
Officially formed in September of 2014, ET4L kicked off in April 2015 with former Florida U.S. Congressman, FOX News Contributor, & CEO of National Center of Policy Analysis, Lt. Col. Allen West.
Throughout the group’s two years, ET4L has brought in programs ranging from the U.S. Constitution, a monthly ‘Founding Father’ Series, border security, Texas Carry, as well as many opportunities for Upshur and Senate District 1 voters to meet primary candidates from Congressional races, Texas Supreme and Appellate Court, Texas Legislature, to local races.
Some of ET4L’s speakers, in addition to Lt. Col. Allen West, have been Constitutional Attorney & Speaker, KrisAnne Hall, Major General John Furlow, Terry Holcomb with Texas Carry, Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, Ann Hettinger with Concerned Women for America, Nicole Hudgens with Texas Values Action, U.S. Congressman John Ratcliffe, U.S. Congressman Louie Gohmert, Upshur County Judge Dean Fowler, Upshur County Sheriff Larry Webb, and Rafael Cruz, father to Senator Ted Cruz.
PROJECT: ET4L has enjoyed their involvement with Robert Perry of BLU.Prepared in obtaining donations, from area businesses in Upshur, for Active Shooter Vests for Upshur County Sheriff’s Office, as well as all of the law enforcement in Upshur that have not yet purchased ASV’s. UC Sheriff’s Office has received their 20, and the remaining 9 vests for UCs’ 4 Constables, 4 in Ore City and 1 in East Mountain have been ordered per Robert Perry with BLU.Prepared.
“Working with area businesses was such a joyful experience. It was definitely a worthy cause,” said ET4L President Stacy McMahan. “We have a couple of other projects we are working on. I’m especially excited about an annual Education Scholarship,” McMahan continues.
For the remainder of 2017, ET4L has some excellent speakers lined up. From Kevin Jackson, FOX News Contributor & The Blacksphere on May 8th, Election Integrity. (NOTE: ET4L is NOT promoting election fraud is occurring in Upshur or Gregg Counties, however, the Texas Election Code is not being adhered to throughout the state.), Texas 85th Legislative update to Congressman Louie Gohmert & Lt. Col. Allen West, in Gilmer.
ET4L does not collect any fees or dues for membership. All funding for educational programs, projects and speakers come from donations or the group’s yearly fundraiser: Stars of Texas.
ET4L’s Executive Board is Stacy McMahan, Mary Anne Farrow, Brenda Evans, and David Watts. ET4L has up to 13 different Committees chaired by a whole host of excellent Grassroots volunteers from Upshur.
ET4L thanks YOU, the voter, for your continued support.
ET4L MISSION STATEMENT:
The mission and purpose of East Texans for Liberty is to affect public policy at local, state and national levels consistent with the core values of constitutionally limited government, fiscal responsibility and free markets, to attract, educate, organize, and activate people of all ages to become involved in civic affairs, preserve these values through political action, and to work cooperatively with other like-minded groups.
CHECK OUT OUR WEBSITE FOR AREA EVENTS AT easttexansforliberty.com