Eagle Award

Silver Dollar Promise

At the first meeting of this year’s newly elected BCGOP Executive Board, the Chair held up an American Silver Dollar and asked, “What do you see?” “An eagle,” was the answer, to which his response was, “I see Lady Liberty – which one of us is right?”

“And so it is with Buncombe Republicans,” he said. “We see our view so clearly that we sometimes forget other Republicans may have a different angle on things. As elected Party leaders, our job is to stand on the edge of the coin – and bring both sides together.”

Afterwards the Chair “loaned” each member of the Executive Board a new Silver Dollar. “Carry it and use it to remind you of our mission – being an ‘edgy’ leader.” “If you ever see me forget to uphold that pledge or otherwise betray our Party’s platform and principles, let me know – I promise to give you the Silver Dollar I have and start again with a new one.”

To get the BCGOP where we need to go, we all need to make a Silver Dollar Promise…

Eagle Award

Each month the Chair will be awarding a Silver Dollar to a Buncombe Republican who demonstrates exceptional service, creativity, contribution and/or leadership. Please let him know if you know someone who merits this recognition.

We’re beginning our monthly effort by recognizing someone who doesn’t even live here…

May, 2017 Eagle Award winner— Mr. Orrin Bleakley

IN RECOGNITION OF THE FOLLOWING CONTRIBUTIONS, WE, THE BUNCOMBE COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY WISH TO RECOGNIZE THE FOLLOWING PERSON FOR THEIR ACTIONS IN SUPPORT OF OUR MISSION, REPUBLICAN PRINCIPLES AND THE FUTURE OR OUR COUNTRY– Mr. Orrin Bleakley MR. BLEAKLEY IS A FORMER...

Conserve [v. kuh n-surv] To use or manage wisely; preserve; save

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