This past week, North Carolina State University collected +/- 1,909 signatures to have Ron Paul speak on their campus. The new chapter decided that they would start the year off with a blast and host the speaking event which will surely encourage new membership recruitment.
Did these guys say, “That’s good enough?” Nope.
Rob’s zealousness quickly spread through the rest of the chapter, and encouraged a huge wave of members to come out and help.
The plan started Tuesday, September 28th, when Rob and Derek Spicer (Vice President ) went to class with a couple blank signature pages. They announced to their classes and passed around signature pages. They were encouraged by the responses; many people either knew of the good doctor or were at least interested in having such a popular politician speak to the school. By the end of the day, Derek and Rob had collected 100+ signatures, and the following day, they got another 100+.
With the incredible success, the two decided to step it up a notch and shoot for the 800 signature goal by that next Friday, so they got on the phones and called some friends.
I received a phone call from Rob Wednesday night saying, “look at all these signatures we got in just a couple days! If I could get some help from you and Chris Gault (my fellow YAL member/roommate), we can knock this out by Friday.” Chris and I agreed to go help out the next day.
Rob, Derek, Chris, myself and two other YAL@NCSU chapter members (Brady Nemeth and Josh Carpenter) spent the entire day tabling for signatures. The whole time, we never stopped to count the number of signatures acquired, because we’d do so at the chapter meeting later that night. While we were collecting, the school newspaper came out to interview us and take pictures.
:D) The meeting was well attended by 20+ people. Craig Dixon, YAL’s North Carolina state chair, was so excited about the results that he drove 2 hours just to make the chapter meeting.
Awesome flyers Rob put together.Published in