2007 plus Jan. 1-3, 2008 (15 visits,
>Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani visited Iowa on December 28-29, 2007. Mid-afternoon on December 28 he held a town hall meeting at The Opera House at The Fort Museum in Fort Dodge. On December 29 he visited with local supporters and volunteers at his state campaign headquarters on University Ave. in Clive; visited with local supporters at Funaro's Deli and Bakery in Indianola; made an OTR stop at Hy-Vee in Burlington (Angular Street or Agency Street?); and held a town hall meeting at Iowa Wesleyan College in Mount Pleasant.
>Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani visited Iowa on December 12, 2007. He participated in the Des Moines Register Republican Presidential Debate at Iowa Public Television's Maytag Auditorium in Johnston; visit with local supporters at Historic Valley Junction in West Des Moines; and held a town hall at Coe College, Dows Theater in Cedar Rapids.
>Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani visited Iowa on November 14, 2007. In the morning he visited with local residents at the Village Inn in Council Bluffs. He then proceeded to an event in Fargo, ND. He returned mid-afternoon and visited with local residents at B & L Vintage Brew and Sugar Shack in Rock Rapids. ed. counted as one visit.
>Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani visited Iowa on November 8, 2007. He held a press availability at the Dubuque County Courthouse in Dubuque; a town hall at The Commons at the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls; and a town hall at Great Hall at Memorial Union at Iowa State University in Ames.
>Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani held a town hall meeting at the Mississippi Valley Fair Grounds' Starlite Ballroom in Davenport, Iowa, early evening on October 24, 2007.
>Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani visited Iowa on October 17, 2007. He held a town hall meeting at Drake University's Olmstead Center in Des Moines (introduced by Gov. Rick Perry who endorsed him in DC this morning); held a town hall meeting in Strahan Hall, Bob Roach Little Theatre at Muscatine Community College in Muscatine; and spoke to Students for Rudy in the Memorial Union at the University of Iowa in Iowa City.
>Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani made a stop at Ross’ Restaurant in Bettendorf, Iowa on August 24, 2007. Following Ross' he visited the John Deere Store in Moline, IL.
>Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani visited Iowa on August 15, 2007. He visited with local residents at the Wander In Café in Carson; visited with local residents at Dusty’s on Main Street; visited with local residents at Chuckwagon in Cumberland; visited with local residents at Nodaway Diner in Greenfield; and attended the Iowa State Fair including the Des Moines Register Soapbox and Pork Producers tent.
>Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani
visited Iowa on August 5-8, 2007.
On August 5 he participated in the ABC News "This Week" Republican Presidential Debate at Drake University in Des Moines; did a meet and greet at the campaign's state headquarters in Clive; a meet and greet at the Old Opera Cafe in Nevada; a meet and greet at the home of Beth and Russ Cross in Ames; made an unannounced stop at the Wal-Mart in Boone, where he bought two boxes of Nature Valley bars and a toy football; did a meet and greet at Tic Toc Restaurant in Boone; and a meet and greet at Sparky's One Stop in Stanhope.
On August 6 he did a meet and greet at Coney's Plus in Webster City; met with social worker Patricia Cirks at Children and Families of Iowa in Fort Dodge, then did a press availability; also in Fort Dodge he made an impromptu stop at the Tom Thumb restaurant and bought some cowboy shirts at Longhorn Saddlery and Western Shop; did a meet and greet at Ge Jo's by the Lake in Clear Lake; and held a town hall meeting at North Iowa Area Community College, Activity Center in Mason City.
On August 7 he held a press availability at Scott Community College's Kahl Educational Center in Davenport; did a town hall meeting at Bettendorf High School Fine Arts Center in Bettendorf; a press availability at the Clinton Police Department in Clinton; a meet and greet at Flapjacks Family Restaurant in Maquoketa; and a town hall meeting at University of Dubuque's Charles and Romona Myers Center, Steffens Hall in Dubuque.
On August 8 he visited with local voters at Duncan's Café in Council Bluffs.
>Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani visited Iowa on July 18-19, 2007. On July 18 he held a town hall at the Woodrow Wilson Junior High School gymnasium in Council Bluffs; did a meet and greet with local residents at Sloan Café in Sloan; did a meet and greet with local residents at The Family Table in Le Mars; held a town hall at the North Middle School gymnasium in Sioux City; and, in an unplanned appearance, marched in the River-Cade Parade in Sioux City. On July 19 he toured Hawkeye Renewable in Fairbank; did a meet and greet with local residents at Morg’s Restaurant in Waterloo;meet and greet with local residents at Spring House Family Restaurant in Cedar Rapids; toured Clipper Windpower Inc. in Cedar Rapids; and held a town hall at The Brandt Company shipping/mailing warehouse in Davenport.
first six months of 2007 (5 visits,
>Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani spoke at the Embassy Suites, Embassy Ballroom in Des Moines, Iowa on the morning of June 20, 2007.
>Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani made an unannounced visit to the farm of Jerry and Deborah VonSprecken in Olin, Iowa on May 14, 2007 and met with them for about two hours. The campaign had planned for Giuliani to do an event at the farm on his May 4 visit and the VonSpreckens had begun preparations only to have an aide call and unartfully cancel the event. Giuliani learned about the misunderstanding in the media and came to make amends, which seems to have worked as the campaign issued a press release announcing Deborah VonSprecken as Jones County chair.
>Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani held a forum at Rexco Equipment in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on May 4, 2007. According to the DMR's Tom Beaumont he also "met privately with GOP activists in Cedar Rapids before the forum."
>Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani visited Iowa on April 14, 2007. He met with Iowan caucus goers at Noah’s Ark Ristorante in Des Moines; attended a private house party at the home of Des Moines attorney Scott Mikkelson in Grimes; and attended and made remarks at the Republican Party of Iowa's Lincoln Day Unity Dinner at the Polk County Convention Complex in Des Moines.
Mayor Rudy Giuliani visited Iowa on April 3, 2007.
Arriving from NH, where he did a breakfast in Portsmouth, he visited the
First Avenue HyVee Deli in Cedar Rapids and did walking tour of the Wellington
Heights neighborhood; and rallied at Valley High School in West Des Moines
early in the evening.
2006 (2 visits: 2 days)
>Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani visited Iowa on November 6, 2006, rallying with the gubernatorial ticket of Jim Nussle and Bob Vander Plaats and congressional candidate Jeff Lamberti at Johnny's Italian Steakhouse in Des Moines and in Nussle's hometown of Manchester.
>Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani
on May 1, 2006. He met with Republican leaders including Bush/Cheney
'04 Iowa chair Dave Roederer and former Gov. Terry Branstad; spoke at a
joint luncheon fundraiser for congressional candidate Jeff Lamberti and
the Republican Party of Iowa in Des Moines at the Wakonda Club in Des Moines;
spoke at a Get Motivated seminar at Wells Fargo Arena (part of the Iowa
Events Center) in Des Moines; and spoke at a dinner fundraiser for gubernatorial
candidate Jim Nussle at the RiverCenter in Davenport.
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