by Republican Surrogates in 2015-16
Sen. Cory Gardner and Rep. Kristi Noem are visiting Iowa in support of Sen. Marco Rubio on January 15, 2015. They are to be special guests at a lunch hosted by the Iowa Bull Moose Club at the Des Moines Embassy Club at the Ruan Center in Des Moines; and be the special guests at a volunteer appreciation event at Rubio campaign headquarters in Ankeny.
Mary Pat Christie is scheduled to do a house party at the home of Eric and Adrianne Branstad in Des Moines, Iowa at mid-day on January 15, 2016.
Janet Huckabee is scheduled to visit Iowa, doing events on January 2-7, 2016. ...no public events on January 3.
On January 2 she plans a meet and greet at the Amish Country Store in Lamoni; a meet and greet at The Old Time Soda Fountain in Allerton; and a meet and greet at American Legion Post 136 in Albia.
(No public events on Sunday, January 3).
On January 4 she plans a lunch at Clarke Community Center in Osceola; a meet and greet at the Pizza Ranch in Creston; and will appear at a meeting of the Madison County GOP Central Committee at Bridges Financial Office in Winterset.
On January 5 she plans a meet and greet at Greene Bean Coffee Co in Jefferson; a meet and greeet at Sweet Things in Lake City; and is to appear at a meeting of the Monona County Republican Central Committe at Suds and Jugs in Onawa.
On January 6 she plans a meet and greet at Yards Indoor Shooting Ranges in Sioux City; a meet and greet at Habitat for Humanity Storm Lake (1709 Tulip Lane) in Storm Lake; and a meet and greet at Pocahontas Manor in Pocahontas.
On January 7 she plans a meet and greet and plant tour at VT Industries in Holstein; a meet and greet at the Community Center in Logan; and is to appear at a meeting of the Pottawattamie County Central Committee at the Council Bluffs Public Library in Council Bluffs.
Columba Bush visited Iowa on December 8-9, 2015. On December 8 she met with Hispanic community leaders at LULAC in Davenport. On the morning of December 9 she did a coffee and conversation with the Polk County Republican Women at the Hy-Vee Market Cafe in Windsor Heights.
Janet Huckabee visited Iowa on November 11-13, 2015.
On November 11 she did a meet and greet at Crossroads Shooting and Sports Range in Johnston.
On November 12 she did a meet and greet at Stacy's Sweet Stuff in Newton; a tour and meet and greet at the Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown; and a meet and greet a The MarkIT in Grundy Center.
On November 13 she toured ConnectaDock in Atlantic; and did a meet and greet at Hilltop Cafe in Guthrie Center.
Jeb Bush, Jr. did a college tour in Iowa on October 22-23, 2015. On October 22 he attended an Iowa State University meet and greet at West Street Deli in Ames; [UNI College Republicans: Beck's College Hill in Cedar Falls...not verified -ed.]; and a University of Iowa meet and greet at the Airliner in Iowa City. On October 23 he did a meet and greet at the Drake University Student Life Center Olmsted Center, Coffee Shop in Des Moines. George P. Bush visited Iowa on October 10, 2015. He attended a tailgate hosted by the University of Iowa College Republicans at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City; and was special guest at the annual Johnson County GOP Fall BBQ at Clear Creek Amana High School in Tiffin.
Janet Huckabee visited Iowa on October 7-8, 2015. On October 7 she did a breakfast meet and greet with the Crawford County GOP Women at Cronk's Cafe in Denison; a meet and greet at On the Green and Gifts in Exira; and visited Central Iowa Shelter and Services in Des Moines. On October 8 she participated in an Alzheimer's Association roundtable discussion at Johnny's Steakhouse in Des Moines.
Pastor Rafael Cruz preached two morning services at Praise Community Church in Mason City, Iowa on October 4, 2015. >
Heidi Cruz visited Iowa on September 21-22, 2015. On September 21 she did a meet and greet with Polk County Republican Women at Smokey Row in Des Moines; and a meet and greet at Tish's Restaurant in Council Bluffs; and a dessert and coffee reception at Minerva's Restaurant in Sioux City. On September 22 she did a morning meet and greet at Cronk's Cafe in Denison; a meet and greet at Prime Time Grill in Guthrie Center; and a meet and greet at the Perry Perk in Perry.
Kelley Paul visited Iowa on September 8-9, 2015, including promoting her book True and Constant Friends. On September 8 she did a luncheon meet and greet at Republican Party of Polk County headquarters in Clive; house party at 1714 Willow Bend Road in Cedar Falls; made a stop at the Field of Dreams in Dyersville; and did a meet and greet at the Novelty Ironworks in Dubuque. On September 9 she did a coffee at Blue Strawberry Coffee Company in Cedar Rapids; a tea and book signing at Elly's Tea & Coffee in Muscatine; and participated in a forum on sex trafficking at The Outing Club in Davenport.
Pastor Rafael Cruz visited Iowa on September 5, 2015. At the invitation of state Rep. Greg Heartsill he spoke on "The Separation of Church and State" at the Coffee Connection in Knoxville.
Rick Harrison, star of Pawn Stars on the History Channel, visited Iowa on August 28-29, 2015. On the evening of August 28 he headlined the grand opening of Marco Rubio's Iowa office on N.E. Delaware Ave. in Ankeny. On August 29 he and Jack Whitver made an appearance at the Bridgehouse Coffee Co. in Newton.
Pastor Rafael Cruz was a special guest at the Clayton County Republican Lincoln Club Dinner at Johnson's Reception Hall in Elkader, Iowa on the evening of August 25, 2015.
U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie made four "Stand with Rand" stops in Iowa on August 22, 2015 campaigning for Sen. Rand Paul: a meet and greet at Tri-State Industries in Dubuque; a meet and greet at Davenport Public Library-Fairmount Street branch; a meet and greet at Iowa Memorial Union in Iowa City; and a BBQ at the Rand Paul Iowa office in Des Moines.
Janet Huckabee visited Iowa on August 19-21, 2015. On August 19 she did a Polk County GOP Women meet and greet at the Urban Grill in Urbandale; and visited and helped with construction for Habitat for Humanity at the house at 2820 East 38th St. in Des Moines; and is to visit the Iowa State Fair. On August 20 she is to attend a breakfast organized by Five Seasons Republican Women and Linn County Republicans at Granite City Food & Brewery in Cedar Rapids; do a lunch at the Midtown Family Restaurant on Hwy 1 in Iowa City; and did a meet and greet at the Davenport Guns & Shooting Club in Davenport. On August 21 she is to do a breakfast at the Machine Shed Restaurant in Davenport.
George P. Bush visited Iowa on August 20-21, 2015. On the evening of August 20 he formally opened the campaign's Cedar Rapids office at 764 N Center Point Rd. in Hiawatha. On August 21 he attended the State Fair in Des Moines.
Pastor Rafael Cruz visited Iowa on August 10-12, 2015.
On the evening of August 10 he spoke as part of Cornerstone World Outreach's Homecoming 2015 Resurgence in Sioux City.
On the evening of August 11 he headlined the Franklin County Republican Central Committee's "Legacy of Leadership" fundraiser at Maynes Grove in Hampton.
On the evening of August 12 he spoke at a special service at the Görtz Haus Gallery Sanctuary (Dick and Betty Odgaard) in Grimes
Jeb Bush Jr. visited Iowa on August 8, 2015, attending the Adel Sweet Corn Festival and appearing at the grand opening and potluck at Bush Iowa HQ in West Des Moines.
Tonette Walker and their two sons attended the Lee County Republican Party banquet at the Comfort Inn and Suites in Fort Madison, Iowa on the evening of July 25, 2015.
Former U.S. Rep. J.C. Watts campaigned for Sen. Rand Paul at three meet and greets in Iowa on July 24, 2015: Rand Paul for President Iowa headquarters on Bell Ave. in Des Moines; Smokey Row in Pella; and 22 S. Clinton St. in Iowa City.
Pastor Rafael Cruz visited Iowa on May 30-June 3, 2015.
On the afternoon of May 30 he did a coffee at Cronk's Restaurant in Denison.
On June 2 He spoke at the Eastern Branch of the Davenport Public Library in Davenport; and did a meet and greet for pastors and wives hosted by Pastor Darran Whiting and James Knox at the Pizza Ranch in Marion.
On June 3 hosted by the Jones County GOP, he spoke in the Monticello Council Chambers in Monticello; hosted by the Dubuque County GOP, he spoke at the Pizza Ranch in Dubuque; hosted by the Dyersville Tea Party he spoke at the Country Junction Restaurant in Dyersville; and, sponsored by the Cedar Valley Patriots for Christ, spoke at Cedar Valley Community Church in Waterloo.
Jeb Bush Jr. was the special guest at a Bull Moose Club of Des Moines/Iowa Federation of College Republicans event at Embassy Club West in Des Moines, Iowa on the evening of May 15, 2015.