A Time to Give Thanks

A Time to Give Thanks

Friends,

This Thursday is Thanksgiving — a day set aside for us to give thanks to God for the many blessings in our lives.

As I was searching for Thanksgiving-related quotes several years ago, I found this one from H.U. Westermayer:  “The Pilgrims made seven times more graves than huts.  No Americans have been more impoverished than these who, nevertheless, set aside a day of thanksgiving.”

It is all too easy to get so caught up wishing for what we don’t have, or bemoaning events that didn’t go …

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Honoring Our Veterans

Today is Veterans Day — the day set aside for us honor those who have served in our Armed Forces and risked their lives to preserve and protect the unparalleled freedom and opportunity we enjoy as Americans.

As we celebrate Veterans Day, may we all take time to reflect on the sacrifices made by those who have fought, suffered and died for our freedom.

Without their sacrifices, we would not have the freedom to worship as we choose.

Without their sacrifices, we would not have freedom of speech.

Without …

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N.C. Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Mark Martin to administer Oath of Office

Commissioner-elect Pat Sykes, re-elected Commissioner Scott Phillips and I will take the Oath of Office at the beginning of tonight’s Brunswick County Board of Commissioners meeting.  I am pleased to announce that N.C. Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Mark Martin will administer my oath.  Register of Deeds Brenda Clemmons and Coroner Greg White will also take their Oaths of Office at tonight’s meeting.

I first met Justice Martin nearly 20 years ago.  I was barely out of college and had volunteered on one campaign while in college.  …

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Television Campaign Begins

Our campaign began airing a targeted television ad this morning:

 

As you know, financial resources are required to purchase advertising time and fund other means of communicating our message of common-sense conservative leadership to the people of Brunswick County.  Please click here to make a contribution to help ensure that we are able to continue communicating our message to Brunswick County voters.

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Radio Campaign Begins

The media portion of our campaign began this morning and includes two radio ads that are airing on local stations.  Click the links below to listen to the ads:

30 second ad
60 second ad

 

As you know, financial resources are required to purchase advertising time and fund other means of communicating our message of common-sense conservative leadership to the people of Brunswick County.  Please click here to make a contribution to help ensure that we are able to continue communicating our message to Brunswick County voters.

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Press Release: Frank Williams officially files as a candidate for Brunswick County Commissioner

LELAND, N.C. – Brunswick County small business owner Frank Williams officially filed today as a Republican candidate for the Brunswick County Board of Commissioners in District 5.  Williams, a Brunswick County native and 1988 graduate of North Brunswick High School, announced his candidacy last year and held a formal announcement event in Leland last month.   Current District 5 Commissioner Bill Sue announced in late 2011 that he will not seek re-election.  While District 5 covers most of northern Brunswick County, commissioners are elected in a …

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Official Announcement Event Set for Tuesday, January 17

Our campaign will hold an official announcement event on Tuesday, January 17, 2012.  The event begins at 10 a.m. and will be held at the Comfort Suites Magnolia Greens, located at 1020 Grandiflora Drive, Leland, NC 28451 (map below).

Please attend and bring a friend!  If you would like to RSVP on Facebook (optional), please click here to do so. 

Map to the Comfort Suites:

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Press Release regarding the NCGOP Hall of Fame

Friends,

As many of you know, I recently had the honor of being inducted into the NCGOP Hall of Fame.  Below are a press release that was sent out about the induction and a photo from the event.

– Frank Williams

 

TEXT OF PRESS RELEASE:

LELAND, N.C. – Brunswick County resident Frank Williams, who has served as Chairman of the N.C. 7th Congressional District Republican Party since 2009, was inducted into the N.C. Republican Party Hall of Fame at a dinner in Cary on November 19, 2011.  The award …

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2012 Has Begun

Last night, a group of fine folks who live in Magnolia Greens in Leland organized a very nice meet-and-greet for me and three other Republican candidates who will be on the ballot in 2012.

Nearly 80 people turned out for this event — a tremendous turnout for the day AFTER a municipal election.  I greatly appreciated this opportunity to meet and talk with so many new people.

This was a great chance to hit the ground running for 2012.  Thank you to the organizers for putting this …

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Press Release: Brunswick County small business owner Frank Williams running for County Commissioner in 2012

LELAND, N.C. – Brunswick County small business owner and community leader Frank Williams, a conservative Republican, announced his candidacy today for the District 5 Brunswick County Board of Commissioners’ seat currently held by Bill Sue.  Commissioner Sue recently told the Wilmington Star-News and other media outlets that he will not seek re-election in 2012.

“Over the past two months a number of people throughout Brunswick County have encouraged me to run for County Commissioner next year, and after prayerful consideration I have decided to enter the …

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