Our August Meeting is Coming Up!

Our next meeting will be on Saturday, August 18 at the Looking Glass Restaurant at 329 Warfield Blvd. Dutch treat breakfast will be at 9:30 am, with the business meeting to start at 10:00.

If you plan to eat breakfast you must RSVP to Karel Lea Biggs via email (karelleabiggs@charter.net) or text (931-217-4018) by noon on Wednesday prior to the meeting. (Text is best)

  1. Sit where you want. We are no longer having an issue with people not paying (THANK YOU).
  2. I will tell the restaurant once again, to get the tickets out to us ASAP.
  3. If you change your ticket, their system automatically wipes out any gratuity that may have been added. Please check and TIP your server!!




Our Speaker This Month

Radio Talk Show Host Elise Richmond

For 10 years, Elise Richmond brought her Midwestern sensibilities and her ‘Ole Miss’ Rebel passion to the microphones with a conservative focus from a local perspective. From tax revolts to voter awareness, guest interviews to poignant commentary, The Elise Richmond Show was a rallying point for Conservatives in Palm Springs, the Coachella Valley, Imperial County and the High Desert in California.

You can still catch a Podcast by on Elise’s website www.eliserichmond.com or follow Elise’s Blogs on her website or on Facebook.

The Elise Richmond Show enjoyed many nationally known popular guests, including:  Dana Perino,          Ann Coulter, Dinesh D’Souza, Mike Huckabee, Dick Morris, Carly Fiorina, Starr Parker, Rev. Jesse Lee Peterson, Michael Reagan, retired actress and activist Rhonda Fleming, actress Margaret O’Brien, Pat Boone, former Ambassador Francis Rooney, authors Robert Spencer, John Dean, Doug Johnson and Trevor Loudon, Rocker Ted Nugent, Fox News contributors Ric Grenell, Doug Schoen, and Catherine Herridge, and former Congresswoman Mary Bono, politicians galore, like Haley Barber, Tom DeLay, Meg Whitman and many, many more.

Elise Richmond is a retired financial planner and a former English teacher in Illinois, before moving to California. In 2005, Elise moved from cooler Northern California to the Desert, sun-heated Southern California – Palm Springs.

A former Democrat, Elise re-registered Republican in 1992, joined the Republican Party and Lake County Republican Women Federated in 2000. She became the ’06 & ’07 President of the Palm Springs Republican Women and was the strategic organizer of the Capitol Regents and Regents Party at the 2007 National Republican Women’s Convention in Palm Springs.  She has held offices for the NFRW, the CFRW, the Southern Div. CFRW and Riverside County RWF.

Elise is a recipient of the 2012 Heritage Palms Congress of Republicans Grassroots Award for Republican volunteerism.

Born in Anna, Illinois, on August 31, she married Bob Richmond in 1993.  They recently moved from Palm Springs to Pontotoc, MS with their dogs, Gigi and Nacho, are remodeling a house and loving being in the SOUTH!

She is currently starting the Pontotoc County Republican Women Federated Club.