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PREVIOUS 2008 EVENTS

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PREVIOUS 2008 CAMPAIGN EVENTS

Wednesday February 6 (afternoon) - Steve Beren announces candidacy during one hour interview on "Live From Seattle" with Thor Tolo on KGNW Radio 820 AM (Seattle).  To listen to audio of candidacy announcement, CLICK HERE

Friday February 8 (morning) - brief appearance on "Kirby & Company" on KVI radio (Seattle) - discussion with Kirby Wilbur about upcoming Washington State Republican caucuses http://www.kvi.com/onair/kirby

Friday February 8 (afternoon)- interview on the Lars Larson Northwest Radio Show on KXL radio (Portland) and KTTH radio (Seattle) www.larslarson.com

Saturday February 9 - participated in Washington State Republican caucuses www.kcgop.org

Saturday evening February 16 – attended pro-life fundraising auction for Embracing Life Crisis Pregnancy Clinic at First Assembly of God Church, Marysville WA. embracinglifewa@yahoo.com

Tuesday February 19 - Washington State Republican presidential primary www.wsrp.org

Thursday February 28 (evening) - spoke at meeting of 36th Legislative District Republican Party, Magnolia United Church of Christ, Seattle.

Saturday March 1 (afternoon) – spoke at District Caucus of 11th Legislative District Republican Party, St. Andrews Masonic Center, Renton.

Tuesday March 18 (evening) – spoke at meeting of 43rd Legislative District Republican Party, TOPS (Seward Schoot), Seattle.

Wednesday March 19 (evening) - debate on the war against terrorism with Steve Beren and Seattle Times editorial writer Bruce Ramsey, Lake Hills Library, Bellevue. 

Thursday March 20 (evening) – spoke at meeting of 33rd Legislative District Republican Party, City of Kent Building, Kent.

Monday March 24 (evening) – spoke at District Caucus of 46th Legislative District Republican Party, Concordia Lutheran School, Seattle.

Wednesday March 26 (evening) – brief interview on the Mike Siegel Show, KITZ MegaTalk 1400 AM (Bremerton) www.kitz1400.com

Wednesday March 26 (evening) – spoke to District Caucus of 37th Legislative District Republican Party, Lakewood/Seward Park Community Clubhouse, 4916 Angeline Street, Seattle. 

Saturday March 29 (early morning) – spoke to District Caucus of 32nd Legislative District Republican Party, Aurora Church of the Nazarene, 1900 N. 175th Street, Shoreline.

Saturday March 29 (morning) – spoke to District Caucus of 34th Legislative District Republican Party, Southwest Community Center, Seattle.

Saturday March 29 (afternoon) – spoke to District Caucus of 36th Legislative District Republican Party, United Church of Christ, Seattle.

Thursday April 3 (afternoon) - one hour interview on "Live From Seattle" with Thor Tolo on KGNW Radio 820 AM (Seattle)

Saturday April 5 (morning) – spoke at District Caucus of 43rd Legislative District Republican Party, TOPS (Seward Schoot), Seattle.

Wednesday April 9 (evening) - spoke at meeting of University of Washington College Republicans, University of Washington, Seattle

Thursday April 10 (afternoon) - 45-minute interview on the Jayne Carroll Show, KUIK radio 1360 AM, Portland, Oregon www.kuik.com

Saturday April 12 (morning) - addressed convention of King County Republican Party, Green River Community Community College, Auburn WA 98092. 

Friday April 25 (evening) - attended 26th Annual WSRP Annual Gala Dinner & Auction, Meydenbauer Center, Bellevue. 

Tuesday April 29 (afternoon) - interview on the Lars Larson Northwest Radio Show on KXL radio (Portland) and replayed later that evening on KTTH radio (Seattle) www.larslarson.com

Saturday May 3 (afternoon) - at Jim McDermott's community meeting, Steve Beren challenges McDermott to "a series of broadcast debates" and criticizes McDermott for calling our troops in Afghanistan and Iraq "mercenaries" involved in a "war on civilians."  For the full report, go to http://www.berenforcongress.com/rainier.html

Monday May 5 (afternoon) - half hour interview by John Carlson on "The Commentators" on KVI Radio 570 AM (Seattle)

Friday May 16 (evening) - spoke at Cascade Conference welcoming reception at The Inn at Gig Harbor in Gig Harbor, Washington

Saturday May 17 (afternoon) - spoke at Cascade Conference immigration forum at The Inn at Gig Harbor in Gig Harbor, Washington.  For Steve Beren's views on illegal immigration and border security, go to www.berenforcongress.com/border.html

Sunday May 18 (afternoon) - campaigned with King County GOP activists at University District Street Fair, Seattle 

Wednesday May 21 (early morning) - attended kickoff breakfast to re-elect Commissioner of Public Lands Doug Sutherland at the Hilton Bellevue

Wednesday May 21 (morning) - attended AARP-sponsored panel on health care, Red Lion Hotel, Bellevue.  For Steve Beren's views on health care, go to www.berenforcongress.com/healthcare.html

Wednesday May 21 (afternoon) - spoke at meeting of the Cascade Republican Women, Plateau Club, Sammamish.

Wednesday May 21 (evening) - attended Friends of the Family Banquet (keynote speaker Mike Huckabee) sponsored by the Family Policy Institute of Washington and the Family Research Council, Hilton Seattle Airport and Conference Center

Wednesday May 28 (afternoon) – minutes before Jim McDermott's speech at University of Washington School of Social Work, Steve Beren asks McDermott to retract May 3 statement that our troops in Afghanistan and Iraq "mercenaries" involved in a "war on civilians."

Thursday May 29 through Saturday May 31 - attended Washington State Republican Party 2008 State Convention, Spokane Convention Center

Friday May 30 (morning) - spoke at Washington State Republican Party 2008 State Convention, Spokane Convention Center

Sunday June 1 (afternoon) - at Jim McDermott's community meeting at the 2100 Building in Seattle, Beren campaign distributes leaflets challenging McDermott to "a series of broadcast debates" with Beren and criticizing McDermott for his May 3 remarks calling our troops in Afghanistan and Iraq "mercenaries" involved in a "war on civilians."

Monday June 2 (afternoon) - one hour interview on "Live From Seattle" with Thor Tolo on KGNW Radio 820 AM (Seattle) 

Tuesday June 3 (evening) - spoke at Eastside Republican Club, North Bellevue Community Center, Bellevue

Thursday June 5 (morning) - filed for ballot status at the office of the Secretary of State, Olympia.

Thursday June 5 (afternoon) - Steve Beren debates the Iraq war with sociology professor David Hyde at South Puget Sound Community College, Olympia.

Saturday June 14 (evening) - attended King County GOP Flag Day Dinner, Meydenbauer Center, Bellevue. 

Monday June 16 (afternoon) - joined Gary Payton, Xavier McDaniel, and thousands of basketball fans at "Save Our Sonics!" rally, Federal Coutrhouse, 7th and Stewart, Seattle. 

Saturday June 21 (evening) - attended dinner and auction for Friends of the National Rifle Association, at Vashon Sportsmen's Club, Vashon.


Sunday June 22 (afternoon)
– campaigned with the King County GOP at the Fremont Fair in Seattle

Monday June 23 (evening) – spoke at the 46th Legislative District GOP Ice Cream Social, Messiah Lutheran Church, 7050 35th Avenue NE, Seattle.

Wednesday June 25 (morning) - attended Stars and Stripes Campaign Breakfast for Toby Nixon (candidate for State Representative, 45th LD), Hilton Bellevue, 300 - 112th Ave S.E., Bellevue. 

Thursday June 26 (evening) – speaking at monthly meeting of the 32nd Legislative District GOP, Shoreline Conference Center (Aurora Room), 18560 1st Avenue NE, Shoreline.

Saturday June 28 (morning) - attended fundraising breakfast for Congressman Dave Reichert featuring House Republican Leader John Boehner, Bellevue Westin, 600 Bellevue Way N.E., Bellevue. 

Friday July 4 (afternoon) -- read Declaration of Independence and spoke at Seattle Republican Independence Day Picnic, Woodland Park, Seattle.

Wednesday July 16 (evening) - spoke at monthly meeting of the 34th Legislative District Republican Party, Burien Library

Thursday July 17 (evening) - spoke at monthly meeting of the Conservative Enthusiasts, Downtown Bellevue Library

Sunday July 20 (evening) - marched in and campaigned at Chinatown Seafair Parade, International District, Seattle

Thursday July 24 (evening) – Steve Beren for Congress Fundraiser hosted by radio personality Thor Tolo, with special guests Washington State Republican Party Chairman Luke Esser and King County Senior Vice Chairman Steve Hammond, Belltown neighborhood of Seattle
 
Saturday July 26 (morning) - campaigned at 11th Legislative District GOP breakfast, Renton.

Thursday August 7 (afternoon) - attended business roundtable with Commerce Secretary Carlos M. Gutierrez, at Piecora's Pizza, Seattle.

Saturday August 9 (afternoon) - spoke at candidates' forum sponsored by Women In Unity, at Central Area Senior Citizens Center, Seattle (Jim McDermott did not show up despite previously confirming).

Thursday August 14 (evening) - Steve Beren for Congress fundraiser at Piecora's New York Pizza, 1401 East Madison Street, Seattle WA 98122.  For more information about this great pizza place, go to www.piecoras.com

Saturday August 16 (afternoon)
 - campaigned and spoke at the King County Republican Summer Picnic, Homestead Park, Mercer Island. 

Tuesday August 19 (morning) – brief interview by Kirby Wilbur on “Kirby & Company” on KVI Radio 570 AM (Seattle) http://www.kvi.com/onair/kirby  

Tuesday August 19 – Steve Beren places second in “top two” primary, advancing to November 4 general election

Saturday August 23 (afternoon) – Steve Beren for Congress Fundraiser at Shoreline residence of Ray and Linda Coffey, with special guest Washington State Attorney General Rob McKenna

Saturday August 30 (daytime) - sign-waving and leafletting at Qwest Field (Cougars vs. Oklahoma State)

Thursday September 4 (evening) - campaigned at MoveRed.org Convention Watching Party (John McCain acceptance speech) at J&M Cafe, Seattle.

Saturday September 6 (daytime) - sign-waving, literature distribution, and talking to voters outside of Husky Stadium prior to Huskies game vs. Brigham Young

Thursday September 11 (evening) - attended speech by Georges Sada (retired officer of the Iraqi Air Force who sided with the United States and the new Iraqi government), Doubletree Hotel, Seatac.

Saturday September 13 (early afternoon) – “Proud to be an American” rally at Bellevue Community College in Bellevue; speakers included Steve Beren, Attorney General Rob McKenna, Congressman Dave Reichert, Toby Nixon, Bob Baker, and Mike Siegel. 

Saturday September 13 (late afternoon) - sign-waving, literature distribution, and talking to voters outside of Husky Stadium prior to Huskies game vs. Oklahoma

Wednesday September 17 (evening) – attended fundraiser to Re-Elect Attorney General Rob McKenna at private residence, Seattle.

Wednesday September 24 (afternoon) - endorsement interview with Seattle Times editorial writers

Wednesday September 24 (evening) - attended Washington State Republican Party Fall Dinner at the Hilton Bellevue

Thursday September 25 (evening) - spoke at monthly meeting of 36th Legislative District Republican Party, Magnolia United Church of Christ, Seattle.

Monday September 29 (afternoon) -- 30-minute interview on the Jayne Carroll Show, KUIK radio 1360 AM, Portland, Oregon www.kuik.com

Monday September 29 (evening) – spoke at Candidates Forum sponsored by the Residents’ Council at Horizon House and the First Hill Unit of the League of Women Voters, at Horizon House, 900 University Street, Seattle (Jim McDermott did not show up).

Thursday October 9 (evening) - spoke at monthly meeting of 32nd Legislative District Republican Party, Shoreline Conference Center (Cromwell Room), Shoreline WA

Tuesday October 14 (afternoon) - Campaign Forum - Steve Beren (Republican Party) debated State Senator Jeanne Kohl-Welles (Democratic Party) at Faerland T errace, Seattle (First Hill neighborhood)

Thursday October 16 (daytime) – spoke at candidates forum sponsored by the Greater Queen Anne Chamber of Commerce, Seattle Center Northwest Room (Jim McDermott did not show up).

Thursday October 16 (evening) - "Desserts for Radio Time" fundraiser with special guest radio talk host Dr. Mike Siegel and Steve Beren at the home of Bobi Tucker and Jim Suzuki, Seattle (Seward Park neighborhood)

Saturday October 18 (afternoon) - sign-waving, literature distribution, and talking to voters outside of Husky Stadium prior to Huskies game vs. Oregon State 

Tuesday October 21 (evening) - spoke at monthly meeting of 43rd Legislative District Republican Party, Piecora's Pizza, Seattle WA

Friday October 24 (morning) – brief interview by Kirby Wilbur on “Kirby & Company” on KVI Radio 570 AM (Seattle) http://www.kvi.com/onair/kirby

Sunday October 26 (morning) – Steve Beren on KING-5 TV campaign program, "It's Your Time."  In case you missed it, listen to it online - CLICK HERE

Monday October 27 (early morning)
- Steve Beren on KIRO-7 TV campaign program, "Make Your Vote Count."  In case you missed it, listen to it online - CLICK HERE  

Monday October 27 (evening) - spoke at monthly meeting of 46th Legislative District Republican Party, Messiah Lutheran Church, 7050 - 35th Avenue NE, Seattle.

Wednesday October 29 (morning) – half hour interview by Kirby Wilbur on “Kirby & Company” on KVI Radio 570 AM (Seattle) http://www.kvi.com/onair/kirby

Wednesday October 29 (evening) - spoke at candidates forum sponsored by the Maple Leaf Community Council, at Olympic View Elementary School, 504 NE 95th Street, Seattle (Jim McDermott did not show up, cancelling at the last minute despite previously confirming)

Saturday November 1 (daytime) - Steve Beren participated in McCain-Palin phone bank, making calls to undecided voters in the key battleground states of Colorado, North Carolina, and Virginia.

Tuesday November 4 (evening) - election night party at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue

Tuesday November 4 (evening) – brief interview by Kirby Wilbur as part of election night coverage from the Bellevue Hyatt on KVI Radio 570 AM (Seattle)

Tuesday December 2 (evening) - post-election pizza party celebration to thank volunteers and supporters, Olympic Pizza, 4501 Interlake Avenue North, Seattle WA 98103 (Wallingford neighborhood), corner of 45th and Interlake.

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