Grassroots America-We The People will host its Christmas lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday. The cost is $6 per person.
Grassroots Executive Director JoAnn Fleming will speak about “The Austin Cartel and Tall Tales about Texas,” exposing political myths. She will also lay out the legislative reforms Grassroots will be pushing in the 85 Legislature, which begins Jan. 10.
The meeting will take place at Lakeview Church of the Nazarene, 10818 University Blvd. in Tyler.
Smith County GOP Women
The Smith County Republican Women’s Club will host its annual Christmas cookie auction at its December meeting from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday.
“All who wish to support Republicans are invited to attend our festive and delicious cookie auction,” the club’s Sharon Guthrie said. “Members bring three dozen cookies, beautifully wrapped to auction, as well as another dozen for tasting and judging for a first-place prize. This is one of our big fundraisers, so we need everyone’s support.”
The meeting will take place at Traditions Restaurant, 6205 S. Broadway Ave. in Tyler.
For questions, contact Ms. Guthrie at 903-581-6795.