January 13, 2022 Dessert With Friends – Mr. Eric Pauer, VP School District Governance Association

Care about our schools and the country’s future? Don’t miss this important presentation. 

In our January 13, 2022 Dessert with Friends at the Ashland American Legion, Mr. Eric Pauer, Vice President of the School District Governance Association (SDGA) will deliver an overview of how parents and other interested citizens can ensure elected school officials are performing their proper duties. He will also discuss School Board best practices and present the SDGA’s model for school district policies.

Eric will also review some current legislation that enhances local control in education and openness in administration.

Mr. Pauer represented Brookline NH on the Hollis-Brookline-Cooperative-School-Board from 2014 to 2017, including as secretary from 2015 to 2016. As a fiscal conservative, Eric spearheaded the successful citizen efforts to adopt official balloting system (SB2) for the Brookline School District (2016), to adopt a tax cap for the Brookline School District (2018), and to require tax impacts to be listed in future Brookline School District warrants (2021).
Eric has worked in engineering and systems architecture for a number of different companies for over 32 years in defense and medical electronics. He also served part-time for 30 years in the Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve as a Civil Engineer, State Director of Logistics/Engineering, and Senior Emergency Manager, retiring as a Colonel in 2018. He has two adult children with his wife Diane, who is currently a NH State Representative for Brookline/Mason (R-Hillsborough District 26).

Dessert with Friends, December 9, 2021 – Hear from the Granite Grok

Dessert with Friends – December 9

Save the date! Presentation starts at 7.00 but come early to mingle and meet new friends.

Granite Grok: We take on all progressives/Liberals/Moderates/ Squishy Republicans and fly to the aid of rock-ribbed freedom-loving and liberty seeking/leaning folk anywhere!  If you don’t follow the Granite Grok (www.granitegrok.com) you are missing out. They describe themselves as “hard-charging, gun-toting, opinionated, outspoken, rabble-rousing, letter-writing, radio microphone stomping people”

Skip Murphy – Co-founder of GraniteGrok, my concern is around Individual Liberty and Freedom (and how Government is taking that away from us). My fight, from a Conservative (with small “L” libertarian leanings) and evangelical Christian perspective, is with the Progressives that are forcing a collectivized and secular humanistic future upon us. As an activist, citizen journalist (and pundit!), my goal is to use the New Media to advance the radical notions of America’s Founders back into our culture again. I’ve been a three term Budget Committee member in my town and a political activist since the early 2000’s.

Steve MacDonald – Steve is a long-time New Hampshire resident, blogger, taxpayer advocate, and a member of the Board of directors of The 603 Alliance. He is the Editor at Large and a co-owner of GraniteGrok.com; a former board member of the Republican Liberty Caucus of New Hampshire; and a past contributor to the Franklin Center for Public Policy.

See their website at https://granitegrok.com

The talk begins at 7.00 but come early to mingle with friends.

To RSVP, send an email to secretary@plymoutharearepublicans.org

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Dessert With Friends – November 11, 2021 — Bills in the NH legislature – the good, the bad, and the ugly

Want to know how they make this sausage in the state legislature?  Come hear Mark Alliegro speak from an up close and personal perspective.  Mark will discuss law-making process and give examples of good ones, bad ones, the funny, and truly ugly ones.

Mark Alliegro is the state rep from District 7, Campton, NH.  He was elected by a wide margin in November 2020, and is term ends on December 6, 2022.  Earning his B.S. in biology from Fairleigh Dickinson University New Jersey he went to for a Ph.D. in cell biology from SUNY at Buffalo.  He’s worked as a program director of the National Science Foundation, a Senior Scientist at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, and as a professor of cell and molecular biology at Brown University.

Mark’s talk will begin at 7:00 PM but come early for dessert.


Dessert With Friends – October 14, 2021 How to talk to a liberal about climate change

Liberals and progressives want you to think that climate change is an “existential problem”.  Well, the bad news is that it’s a bit of a problem; but the good news is that it’s not nearly as much of a crisis as they want you to believe.  It’s a false alarm.  We’ll talk about how to talk to a liberal in general (hint, ask questions, don’t argue) and then specifically how it relates to climate change.

For example, here are some facts.

  • Heat waves in the US are now no more common than they were in 1900, and that the warmest temperatures in the US have not risen in the past fifty years.
  • Humans have had no detectable impact on hurricanes over the past century.
  • Greenland’s ice sheet is shinking, but it isn’t shrinking any more rapidly today than it was eighty years ago.
  • The net economic impact of human-induced climate change will be minimal through at least the end of this century.

Bob Hatcher, PARC Board member with degrees in Meteorology and Atmospheric Fluid Mechanics will go over the data and give you the straight scoop.  He’ll give you talking points on how to talk to a liberal about the issue.  Come prepared to think and to have practice sessions and Q&A.

Dessert With Friends – September 9, 2021 – Convention of States panel discussion

The Convention of States is national effort to call a convention under Article V of the United States Constitution, restricted to proposing amendments that will impose fiscal restraints on the federal government, limit its power and jurisdiction, and impose term limits on its officials and members of Congress.
On September 9, 2021 we will host a panel discussion Convention of States, Eric Strapp representing the Convention of States, Camp Constitution Co-Founder, Hal Shurtleff and moderated by our own Omer Ahern Jr.

June 10, 2021 Meet General Don Bolduc, the man who will beat Maggie Hassan – June 10 Dessert With Friends

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Save the date! Dessert with Friends Thursday, June 10, meet the guy who will defeat Maggie Hassan and learn about the Convention of States.

June 10’s meeting is especially important as not only will we have fantastic speakers but we will hold our annual election for Board of Directors.

If you’d like to serve on our Board, please send a note to our Secretary to be placed on the ballot.

General Don Bolduc

Retired Brig. General Don Bolduc will be our featured speaker for our June 10 Dessert with Friends event. Don grew up on the family farm in Laconia NH and later served as Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force commander from 2010 to 2011 and Commander of the Combined Joint Special Operations Component in Afghanistan from 2012 to 2013 where he started the “Village Stability Operations” program.

Don believes DC is broken and just isn’t getting the job done for New Hampshire. He says he won’t let special interests or partisan politics get in the way of his new mission; Serving as your United States Senator, replacing Democrat Maggie Hassan.


In addition, Eric Strapp from the Convention of States

Convention of States is an initiative that calls for an Article V Convention of States to make proposals that “limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government, impose fiscal restraints, and place term limits on federal officials.” Once two-thirds (34) of the states pass our resolution, the convention will be called.

Eric Strapp, New Hampshire’s district Captain for the Convention of States will speak briefly on our status..


Dessert With Friends is a monthly gathering of like-minded conservative Americans who stand for liberty and the Constitution. We serve coffee, decaf, soda, cookies, cakes at the Ashland American Legion **.

If all politics are local, you can’t get any more local than this! Have your questions ready, leave better-informed than when you arrived. PARC is working hard to Keep New Hampshire Great and continues our string of interesting and relevant speakers.

Speakers will begin at 7.00 PM and we’ll finish up by 8.00 PM, but come early to register, chat, and network with old friends and other like-minded people.

PARC Members: $5.00 Non Member: $10.00*** Space is limited so please RSVP!

You can become a member either on our website and save $5.00 by clicking the button below, or print out the member application HERE and bring it with you.

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PARC members can submit questions to the speakers before the meeting so click the button above to join now.

Plymouth Area Republicans

Election Information:

The PARC Board elections will be held Full PARC members will receive a paper ballot at the sign-in desk. We will tally the results and announce results.

Nominees are those currently serving, nominees from the floor and those who expressed interest by writing to our Secretary.

Here are just some benefits members receive:

  • Full access to our website, including a discussion forum where you can voice your opinion on various topics and have access to exclusive members-only content.
  • Discounts to our events.
  • Meet & Greet NH legislators and other people of interest
  • Comment on, prioritize, and develop legislative initiatives
  • Join with like-minded people
  • Help finance conservative candidates

Thanks, we look forward to seeing you for some lively discusstion and eating some great dessert!

Thank you,

Your PARC Board of Directors

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* PARC is the new name for the Pemi-Baker Valley Republican Committee (PBVRC).

** Click here for Directions to the American Legion (With respect to social distancing the Ashland Legion has reduced the total capacity of their facility to facilitate social distancing. Masks are optional.)

*** An admission fee goes toward the cost of your delicious dessert!