State Representative George Moraitis Thanks Chairman Richard DeNapoli for His Service

Here’s a message my good friend State Representative George Moraitis.  Thanks and best wishes to a wonderful Representative for Broward! 
Richard DeNapoli and George Moraitis

Richard DeNapoli and George Moraitis



Dear Friends,

I’m writing to thank Richard DeNapoli for his outstanding service to our party as Chairman of the Broward Republican Executive Committee these past two years. We have all benefited from his leadership, dedication and organization in helping Republicans in our county get elected at all levels of government. We will miss Richard’s steady presence and enthusiasm, however I congratulate him on his professional opportunity and desire to spend time with his growing family.
This was undoubtedly a difficult election for conservatives. Significant challenges lie ahead for our party to reach a changing electorate without compromising the founding principles of individual responsibility and limited government which helped make this nation a beacon of hope for the world.
That said, Richard has done a great job during his term energizing our volunteers and making the case for getting conservatives elected. The next Chairman must be prepared to lead by example as Richard has in organizing our party to move forward.  Let’s all thank Richard for his dedicated service and friendship as Chairman of our party.
Fair Winds and Following Seas to Richard and his family.
George Moraitis
State Representative, District 93

Congratulations and Thank You from Chairman DeNapoli (VIDEO)

Congratulations to the newly elected officers of the Broward Republican Party, all elected unanimously before a standing-room only crowd: Broward GOP Chairman Rico PetrocelliYou can watch my opening Chairman’s remarks and passing of the gavel to new Chairman Petrocelli in the videos below:

Chairman DeNapoli Outgoing Remarks 12-3-2012
Chairman DeNapoli Opening Remarks 12-3-2012
Chairman DeNapoli Passing the Gavel to Chairman Petrocelli
Chairman DeNapoli Passing the Gavel to Chairman Petrocelli

Congratulations to:


Christine Butler, Vice-Chair


Cara Pavalock, Secretary


Mark McCarthy, Reelected Treasurer

I was happy to endorse this slate of officers and I know the Broward Republican Party will be in good hands with their leadership.

Congratulations also to new State Committeeman Ryan Anderson and our RNC Co-Chair, National Committeewoman, and State Committeewoman Sharon Day!

Finally, congratulations and thanks to the Broward Republican Party’s outgoing officers, who have all worked tirelessly for our cause:

Colleen Stolberg, Vice-Chair

Michael De Gruccio, Treasurer

Ed Kennedy, State Committeeman

Even though I’m leaving Broward county soon, I want to stay in touch!  You can reach me at (954) 298-9121.

Thanks again for your friendship, support and dedication to our Republican party.

All the best,


Richard DeNapoli, 

Former Chairman, Broward Republican Party

Brigita DeNapoli & Victor DeNapoli

(954) 298-9121

[email protected]

Next Broward Republican Party Meeting – Monday, December 3rd, 2012 – Election of Officers

Notice to Media

Original Message to Members Posted Below

Broward GOP



 Dear Current BREC Members,
 This is the official notice for the
Broward Republican Party Meeting for the
Election of Officers
for the following positions:
Monday, December 3rd, 7 PM SHARP
Sign in begins at 6 PM
Sheraton Suites Hotel
555 NW 62nd Street
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309
(just west of Andrews Ave off of the Cypress Creek West Exit of 1-95)
Celebration for Outgoing Officers
Cake and Coffee
BREC Executive Board
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Original Email from Richard DeNapoli Date: November 23, 2012

Happy Veterans Day! Ways to Say Thanks



Here’s wishing all of America’s Veterans a Happy Veterans Day!  Remember to thank a veteran or soldier for defending our liberty and freedom.  Please see below for 4 ways to show your appreciation to America’s vets and those still in uniform – that was featured in this past weekend’s Parade magazine.

God Bless America,

Richard DeNapoli, Chairman

Broward Republican Party

4 Ways to Say Thanks on Veterans Day

Want to say thank you to someone who’s served? Here are four ways to show your appreciation to America’s vets and those still in uniform.


1. Share your miles.
With just a phone call or a few clicks, you can transfer frequent flier miles from many airlines to  Fisher House Foundation’s “Hero Miles” program, which has provided more than 30,000 flights to service members and their loved ones traveling to VA hospitals.

2. Make a quilt for a child.
Sign up with Operation Kid Comfort to receive fabric squares printed with photos from a family with a deployed service member; sew the squares into a quilt (it takes about 10 hours) and then mail your gift to a child who misses Mom or Dad.

3. Print out the DAV Rx Card.
It’s free, available to anyone (regardless of your insurance), and every time you use the card at a participating pharmacy, 50 cents goes to Disabled American Veterans (DAV). Plus, it may help you save up to 75 percent on your prescriptions.

4. Send leftover Halloween candy.
Or a knitted scarf-or best of all, a handwritten letter. Operation Gratitude is collecting these items and more to fill care packages for vets and active-duty troops and their families. Visit their website to find a list of what to donate.




11 Ways to Say Thanks from Last Year’s Parade Magazine:

1. Give shelter.  Homes for Our Troops constructs houses for severely injured veterans who served after 9/11. Donate equipment or help build a

2. Offer a vet a ride.  The Disabled American Veterans (DAV) provides free transportation to men and women unable to travel to VA medical facilities on their own. You can volunteer to drive a DAV van for those in

3. Provide foster care for a pet.  Take in the dog or cat of a deployed soldier or a wounded veteran while he or she is on duty or receiving VA medical treatment.

4. Record a war story. Do you know an old soldier with tales from the front lines? The Library of Congress wants to hear his voice. Go to the website below for tips on conducting an interview or to request a field kit, including biographical data and release forms.

5. Put those old cell phones to good use. Instead of stashing your used phones in the junk drawer, ship them to Cell Phones for Soldiers. For each one donated, the organization will pay for an hour of talk time for troops

6. Donate used DVDs. Drop off movies or television shows at your local VA facility, or mail them to DVDs4Vets, a national organization that distributes them where needed.

7. Cut coupons. Have some expired coupons lying around? Military families can use them for up to six months past their end date.


8. Contribute to a holiday drive. Operation Gratitude’s annual campaign collects clothing, food, and more and packs it in gift boxes for service members. Pitch in by offering up items; local residents can sort them

9. Post a care package. Through the organization Kitchen Table Gang, hospitalized veterans and troops abroad can receive personalized parcels containing everything from candy to board games. Get a service member’s address from KTG, bundle up items with a note of thanks, and send them

10. Share your expertise. MilServe connects volunteers with vets in many areas: financial counseling or legal services; job search guidance; even carpentry, for building wheelchair ramps.

11. Support Big Brothers Big Sisters. The national organization has a special Military Mentoring program for children with parents in the armed forces. The group carefully pairs kids with adults serving in the military, as well as with veterans and civilians.

Veterans Day Eagle


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Original Email Date: November 12, 2012

Tonight! You are Invited to Party with 700+ Broward Republicans on Election Night!



2012 Official

Broward Republican Party &

George Moraitis Campaign Victory Party

Broward GOP election night party
Please Note: This is the only Official Republican Party of Broward event and invite.  Candidates or their representatives may have individual events at other locations but those are not controlled or organized by the Party.  Please check with the candidates directly if you would like information on their events.

Hosted by:

The Republican Party of Broward County &

the George Moraitis Campaign for State Representative


 Celebrate All of Our Republican Candidates in Broward!

Our Candidates on the Ballot in Broward Today: 
 Mitt Romney/Paul Ryan
Connie Mack
District 22: Adam Hasner
District 23: Karen Harrington
District 25: Mario Diaz-Balart
Jim Lewis
District 29: Soren Swensen
District 31: Christopher “Chris” Smithmyer
District 33: Juan Selaya
District 34: Ellyn Bogdanoff
District 93: George Moraitis
District 94: Scott Herman
District 97: James Gleason
District 98: Cara Christine Pavalock
District 99: Elizabeth Anne “Libby” Eddy
District 103: Manny Diaz, Jr.
District 104: Douglas “Doug” Andrew Gordon Harrison
District 105: Carlos Trujillo
Al Lamberti
Robert W. Sutton
District 5: Torey Alston
At Large 8: Donna Pilger Korn
 Food Provided – Cash Bar
At the
Westin Ft. Lauderdale
400 Corporate Drive
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33334
(just off of the Cypress Creek East Exit of I-95)
Hotel Phone: 954-660-6720
Tuesday, November 6th
From 7:30 pm to 12:00 am
Watch election results LIVE with fellow Republicans!
National, State and Local Results Presented!
Candidate Appearances throughout the night
Food will be provided – Cash Bar
Chicken & Beef & Pasta Stations
Call 954-941-7775 with any questions
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Political advertisement paid for and approved by George Moraitis, Republican for State Representative, District 93.

Tonight! Republican Candidates Hob Nob & CD 23 Republican Candidates Debate



Broward Republican Candidate Hob Nob &

CD 23 Republican Candidates Debate!

Listen to the Republican Candidates Competing to Take on Debbie Wasserman Schultz in November
Tonight, Thursday, August 2nd!
Hob Nob for all Republicans running in any race 
featured on a Broward ballot begins at 6PM
Debate starts at 7PM, with seating beginning at 6PM
Debate moderated by Michael Putney, Senior Political Reporter for Local 10 WPLG
Debate is Free and Open to the Public
but for $10 you will get food, refreshments, and the opportunity to participate in a countywide poll fundraiser.  If you are a Republican candidate and have questions, please contact us at 954-941-7775.
All Republican Candidates Running in Broward are 
Invited to the Hob Nob
All CD23 Republican Candidates are Invited to Debate,
Listed Below in Alphabetical Order*
Learn more about them by visiting their websites:
Gineen Bresso
Gineen Bresso
Ozzie Defaria
Ozzie deFaria
Juan Eliel Garcia 
Juan Eliel Garcia
Karen Harrington
Karen Harrington
Joseph "Joe" Kaufman
Joseph “Joe” Kaufman
Tonight, Thursday, August 2nd
Hob Nob starts at 6 PM
Debate starts at 7 PM, with seating beginning at 6PM
Limited Seating – First Come, First Served**
Hollywood Beach Culture & Community Center
1301 S. Ocean Drive
Hollywood, FL 33019
DEBATE MODERATED BY Michael Putney, Senior Political Reporter for 
Local 10 WPLG
The New 23rd Congressional District
23rd Congressional District Florida 
*Pictures taken from Candidate Facebook pages or provided by candidate
**RSVP does not guarantee seat
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Original Email: August 2, 2012

Memorial Day

Today we honor those men and women who have died while serving in the United States Armed Services.  Please see below for a Memorial Day message from State Representative George Moraitis as well as a video of President Reagan’s Remarks from May 28, 1984, at Memorial Day Ceremonies Honoring an Unknown Serviceman of the Vietnam Conflict.

God Bless America,

Richard DeNapoli, Chairman

Broward Republican Party



A Memorial Day Message from 

State Representative George Moraitis 

Dear Neighbors,

History tells us that Memorial Day was first known as Decoration Day. It was a day when the graves of soldiers who fell in America’s Civil War were decorated by family and friends wishing to honor and remember them. Today, Memorial Day is a time when we remember all from our nation’s past who have fallen while fighting for our freedom. We share stories of heroism and bravery with young and old, and in doing so we decorate the memories of our military’s fallen heroes.

Please join me in saluting these men and women who have laid their lives down in defending our sacred freedoms. Let us each take time this Memorial Day not just to enjoy a day off work, but rather let us take the time to decorate the memories of those who, in the words of President Lincoln, have given “the last full measure of devotion.”

May God continue to bless this great nation of ours as we honor those who have fallen in service to our country.


George Moraitis

State Representative


President Reagan’s Remarks at Memorial Day Ceremonies Honoring an Unknown Serviceman of the Vietnam Conflict on May 28, 1984.

Remarks at Memorial Day Ceremonies Honoring an Unknown Serviceman of the Vietnam Conflict - 5/28/84
Remarks at Memorial Day Ceremonies Honoring an Unknown Serviceman of the Vietnam Conflict – 5/28/84


Original Email Date: May 28, 2012


Richard DeNapoli on CBS 4 Discussing Broward GOP’s Finding of Dead People Still Listed as Active on the Broward Rolls

BREC Chairman Richard DeNapoli appears on CBS 4 

to Talk about the Broward GOP’s Finding of 

Dead People Still Listed as Active on the Broward Rolls

Watch the video featuring BREC Chairman Richard DeNapoli above




“FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – Can you be in the grave, but still have a pulse to vote? The answer is yes, in South Florida.

Using a new data base, the Florida Department of State found nearly 52,000 dead people still listed as active voters. So far, Broward has pulled out 4,482 names of dead voters from the rolls; Miami-Dade has dropped 4,860 dead voters from the rolls, according to Chris Cate, the Communications director at the Florida Department of State.

“Obviously it’s absurd, but how do you police it, I don’t know,” wondered voter Augi Moran. Read more