Fiorina Iowa Visits
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Through 4th Quarter 2015
>Former HP CEO Carly Fiorina visited Iowa on December 18-19, 2015.
On December 18 she held a town hall at the Ericksen Community Center in Clinton; did a tour and employee town hall at the McGraw-Hill Higher Education facility in Dubuque; and spoke at a Christmas reception at the Figge Art Museum in Davenport.
On December 19 she held a town hall at the Burlington Public Library in Burlington; and a town hall at the Washington Public Library in Washington.
>Former HP CEO Carly Fiorina visited Iowa on December 5-8, 2015.
On December 5 she did a closed press meet and greet at Bata's Restaurant in Cedar Rapids; and addressed the Rising Tide Summit at U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids.
On December 6 she toured and held a town hall at the POET Biorefining facility in Coon Rapids; (and attended a Nebraska Republican Party event in Omaha).
On December 7 she toured Cradle of Hope Pregnancy Resource Center in Mt. Pleasant; participated in a town hall hosted by the VGM Group Inc. at VGM Group Inc. Theater in Waterloo; and participated in the Iowa Presidential Tech Town Hall, hosted by Engine and the Technology Association of Iowa, at The Hotel at Kirkwood Center in Cedar Rapids.
On the morning of December 8 she did an employee town hall at the American Enterprise Group's home office in Des Moines.
>Former HP CEO Carly Fiorina visited Iowa on November 20-23, 2015.
On the evening of November 20 she spoke at the FAMiLY LEADER Foundation’s 2015 Presidential Family Forum in Des Moines.
On November 21 she is to hold a town hall at Burlington Public Library in Burlingtoncancelled due to weather; in the evening she spoke at the biennial Reagan Dinner hosted by Grundy County Republicans at Fox Ridge Golf Course in Dike.
On the afternoon of November 22 she spoke at the 8th annual Kaufmann Family BBQ at the Wilton Community Center in Wilton.
On November 23 she participated in a Nationwide CAP Iowa Caucus Presidential Briefing at Nationwide Insurance in Des Moines; spoke at an Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition house party at the home of Drew and Chris Ranney in Council Bluffs; and spoke at an Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition house party at the home of Dr. Pat and Teresa Luse in Sioux City.
>Former HP CEO Carly Fiorina visited Iowa on November 12-13, 2015.
On November 12 she held a town hall at Onawa Public Library in Onawa; and held a town hall at the Therkildsen Activity Center community room in Harlan.
On November 13 she participated in a Concerned Veterans for America veterans and military town hall at the Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs; participated in a town hall hosted by Adams County Republicans at Corning Opera House in Corning; and spoke at the Republican Party of Adair County's 2015 Lincoln Dinner at the Warren Cultural Center in Greenfield.
>Former HP CEO Carly Fiorina visited Iowa on October 30-November 2, 2015.
On the evening of October 30 she participated in the NW Iowa Republican rally at Buitman Center in Orange City.
On October 31 she held a town hall meeting at the Stoney Creek Conference Center in Sioux City; spoke at the Republican Party of Iowa's "Growth and Opportunity Party" at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines; and spoke at the Warren County GOP Spaghetti Dinner and Pie Auction at the Indianola Activity Center in Indianola.
On the evening of November 1 she spoke at a fundraiser in support of state Rep. Guy Vander Linden at American Legion Post #34 in Oskaloosa.
On the morning of November 2 she held a town hall meeting at the Smokey Row Coffee Co. in Pella.
>Former HP CEO Carly Fiorina visited Iowa on October 15-17, 2015.
On October 15 she did an on-camera interview with student, Jacob Vos, "SLHS Newsbreak" in the journalism studio at Spirit Lake High School in Spirit Lake; held a town hall meeting in the 4H Auditorium at the Clay County Fairgrounds in Spencer; and was the guest speaker at Polk County Republican Women's annual fall fundraiser women's chili cook-off at Windsor Heights Community Center in Windsor Heights.
On October 16 she taped Iowa Public Television's "Iowa Press" at IPTV studios in Johnston; did a Carly for President meet and greet hosted by Mayor Sara Kurovski and former Mayor Mike Richardson at the Richardson residence in Pleasant Hill; and in the evening held a Carly for President town hall at Grinnell-Newburg High School auditorium in Grinnell.
On October 17 she was the keynote speaker at the Linn County GOP's inaugural Reagan Breakfast at Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids; did a Carly for President town hall at the Waterloo Center for the Arts in Waterloo; and was the special guest at an event for state Rep. Lee Hein at the Youth Development Center in Monticello.
>Former HP CEO Carly Fiorina visited Iowa on September 25-26, 2015.
On September 25 she spoke at a Quad Cities New Ideas Forum at the Rogalski Center at St. Ambrose University in Davenport; spoke to the Rotary Club of North Scott County at Best Western Plus Steeplegate Inn in Davenport; and spoke at a town hall hosted by Dubuque County Republican Women at the University of Dubuque in Dubuque.
On September 26 she tailgated at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City; and in the evening attended a fundraiising event hosted by Sen. Chuck Grassley and Rep. Rod Blum at the Tim Burrick Farm in Arlington.
>Former HP Carly Fiorina visited Iowa on August 26-29, 2015.
On August 26 she spoke at a town hall meeting hosted by the Iowa Federation of Republican Women at the Fire Station in Cushing.
On August 27 she did a Carly for President town hall at the Blue Bunny Ice Cream Parlor in Le Mars; a Carly for President town hall hosted by Dordt College Republicans in the Science Building at Dordt College in Sioux Center; and attended the Multi-County Republican Summer Picnic co-hosted by Sen. Chuck Grassley at Parks Marina in Okoboji.
On August 28 she did a Carly for President town hall hosted by Buena Vista University College Republicans in Siebens Forum at Buena Vista University in Storm Lake; a Carly for President town hall at The Santa Maria in Carroll; and spoke in the Memorial Union at Iowa State University in Ames as part of their Presidential Caucus Series.
On the morning of August 29 she spoke at the Iowa Corn Growers Association annual meeting at Embassy Suites Hotel in Des Moines.
>Former HP CEO Carly Fiorina visited Iowa on August 16-17, 2015.
On the evening of August 16 she spoke as part of the Jewish Federation of Greater Des Moines presidential speaker series at Caspe Terrace Bucksbaum Auditorium in Waukee.
On August 17 she participated in a 2016 Iowa Caucus Consortium candidate forum at the Iowa Historical Building in Des Moines; visited the State Fair in Des Moines including the Des Moines Register Soapbox and walking the Fairgrounds with a turn as celebrity chef at the Iowa Pork Producers and a visit to the butter cow; and in evening she headlined the Boots and Barbeque Bash fundraiser for the GOP central committees of Audubon, Cass, Pottawattamie, Crawford, Shelby, and Carroll counties at the Cottonwood Barn in Kimballton.
>Former HP CEO Carly Fiorina visited Iowa on August 13-14, 2015. On the evening of August 13 she did a Carly for President town hall hosted by Bruce Rastetter at the Summit Agricultural Group in Alden. On August 14 she did a Carly for President meet and greet at Mason City Public Library in Mason City; a meet and greet at Starboard Market in Clear Lake; and toured and held a manufacturers and economic development roundtable at Steller Industries in Garner.
>Former HP CEO Carly Fiorina visited Iowa on July 22-25, 2015.
On July 22 she spoke at evening fundraising event for state Sen. Ken Rozenboom at Tassel Ridge Winery in Leighton.
On July 23 she did a meet and greet at Cecil's Café in Marshalltown; (unannounced stop for lunch in Story City); a town hall meeting at the Maid-Rite in Webster City; an agriculture roundtable with state Rep. Mike Sexton at New Co-Op offices in Fort Dodge; and appeared at a fundraiser for state Auditor Mary Mosiman at Ames Golf and Country Club in Ames.
On July 24 she addressed the Rotary Club of Des Moines at the Wakonda Club in Des Moines, spoke at a Bull Moose Club lunch at the Embassy Club in the Ruan Building in Des Moines; did a meet and greet at the fire station in Norwalk; did an in studio interview with Simon Conway at WHO radio in Des Moines; and attended the Polk County Republican golf outing fundraiser at Waveland Golf Course in Des Moines.
On July 25 she did an event at the Bridgehouse Coffee Shop in Newton; an event for state Rep. Ross Paustian at Iowa 80, the world's largest truck stop, in Walcott; a meet and greet at Elly's Tea & Coffee in Muscatine; and a Lee County Republican Party banquet at the Comfort Inn and Suites in Fort Madison.
>Former HP Carly Fiorina visited Iowa on June 6, 2015. She marched in the parade at the Scandinavian Days Festival in Story City; and participated in Sen. Ernst's "Roast and Ride" fundraiser in Boone.
>After speaking at a Weekly Standard conference in Colorado earlier in the day, former HP CEO Carly Fiorina spoke at the Republican Party of Iowa's Lincoln Dinner in Des Moines, Iowa on the evening of May 16, 2015.
>Former HP CEO Carly Fiorina visited Iowa on May 7, 2015, her first trip to the state following her announcement on May 4. She did a morning meet and greet at The Blue Strawberry Coffee Company in Cedar Rapids; met with the ed. board of the Des Moines Register in Des Moines (>); [GAP]; and keynoted the final event of Dallas County GOP Spring Speaker Series at the West Des Moines Marriott in West Des Moines.
>Carly Fiorina visited Iowa on April 21-25, 2015.
On April 21 she did a meet and greet at the Council Bluffs Library in Council Bluffs; a town hall in the UPS auditorium at Morningside College in Sioux City; and a meet and greet at Cronk's Café in Denison.
On April 22 she spoke to the Westside Conservative Breakfast Club at the Machine Shed in Urbandale; spoke at and signed advance copies of her book at an Iowa Women Lead Change (IWLC) event at the Doubletree Hotel in Cedar Rapids; and did a Republican Meet and Greet at Legends American Grill in Marshalltown.
On April 23 she spoke at a Story County Republican breakfast at the Pizza Ranch in Ames; a meet and greet at Wapello County Republicans' office on Church Street in Ottumwa; and addressed Clinton County Republicans' Spring Dinner at the Clinton County Agricultural Society in DeWitt.
On April 24 as reported by the Quad-City Times Ed Tibbetts she did a private breakfast at the Outing Club in Davenport arranged by Scott County Supervisor Carol Earnhardt and her husband Brock; participated in a Coralville Chamber roundtable at Vest at Iowa River Landing in Coralville; and spoke at a Johnson County Republican Chili Supper at Clear Creek Amana High School in Tiffin.
On April 25 she spoke at a Webster County Republican Women event at Iowa Central Community College in Fort Dodge; tweeted a photo of a stop at Casey's General Store "to fuel up on an Iowa favorite, Casey's pizza," and spoke at Iowa FFC's presidential candidate forum in Waukee.
>Former HP CEO Carly Fiorina visited West Des Moines, Iowa on March 13-14, 2015. On the evening of March 13 she appeared at a Republican Party of Polk County meet and greet at the home of Katie Roth and Mark Clark. On March 14 she keynoted a Republican Party of Polk County/Polk County Republican Women E3 Women's Conference at the West Des Moines Marriott.
>Former HP CEO Carly Fiorina visited Iowa on January 22-24, 2015.
On January 22 she held a private appreciation dinner to thank Unlocking Potential volunteers at the Ruan Center in Des Moines.
On January 23 she spoke on "Leadership in the Workplace" at the Iowa chapter of the National Contract Management Association's January luncheon at the Marriott in Cedar Rapids.
On the afternoon of January 24 she spoke at the Iowa Freedom Summit in Des Moines.
2014: 2 visits, 2 days
>Former HP CEO Carly Fiorina visited Iowa on October 30-31, 2014. On October 30 she campaigned for 1st CD congressional candidate Rod Blum at three events, doing a meet and greet at the home of Dan and Belinda Gee in Cedar Rapids; a tour of Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids; and a GOTV rally and meet and greet at the GOP Victory office at 2829 University Ave. in Waterloo. On October 31, she and Sen. Chuck Grassley campaigned with 2nd CD congressional candidate Dr. Mariannette Miller-Meeks at four events, doing a meet and greet at Happy Joe's in Pella; a meet and greet at the Dixie Gebhardt house in Knoxville; a meet and greet at Bridgehouse Coffee in Newton; and a meet and greet at the Hamburg Inn in Iowa City (Grassley and Miller-Meeks went on to do several more events).
>Former HP CEO Carly Fiorina and House Majority Leader Linda Upmeyer held an Unlocking Potential Project (UPP) event at the Sheraton West Des Moines Hotel in West Des Moines, Iowa on September 27, 2014 (+).