CHARTER PAPERS FILED TODAY TO ESTABLISH CAPITAL AREA YOUNG REPUBLICANS

New group will target conservatives ages 18 through 40 from the Tri-County area

(JACKSON, Mississippi) – Charter papers were filed today by executive committee members of the Capital Area Young Republicans (CAYR) to formally establish this new group, which will foster active participation in the political process for conservatives ages 18 through 40 from Hinds, Madison, and Rankin Counties.

“I am pleased to announce the official establishment of the Capital Area Young Republicans, which will provide young adults with an opportunity to network with like-minded individuals in the Metro Area,” said Matt Allen, CAYR chairman. “As a young conservative, I realize the importance of engaging our elected leaders on issues that affect all of us, no matter what age. CAYR will provide a forum for individuals to come together to learn more about the Republican Party, candidates, and relevant news.”

According to its governing charter, the Capital Area Young Republicans will promote and encourage support for and participation in the Republican Party at the local, state, and national level; provide information about news, elections, candidates, and activity updates; and foster active participation in the political process, particularly among young adult in the tri-county area.

CAYR Executive Committee members include Matt Allen, chair; Rebekah Staples, vice chair; Elisha Blades, secretary; Lucien Smith, treasurer; and Brad Reeves, general counsel. Individuals interested in learning more about CAYR can email [email protected] or follow the group on Facebook at http://tiny.cc/cayr.

CAYR Press Release
8/9/10