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About Protect Matthews Group
Why was the Protect Matthews Group formed?
The Protect Matthews Group was created to inform, engage and support the citizens of Matthews. We all know growth is inevitable. So we aim to provide information and resources you need to help guide that growth in a way that protects the things that made Matthews what it is today, while we are building what we will be.
Who is a member of the Protect Matthews Group?
The group contains people from all walks of life and professions, each contributing their own special talents and gifts, who are passionate and eager to support the citizens of Matthews.
How can you join the Protect Matthews Group?
The Protect Matthews Group wants to get you involved in our community and our town government. Through the Protect Matthews Group, you can become part of a growing number of people who are hungry for change and willing to volunteer time and energy to make change happen.
By using the Protect Matthews Group link, you can enter your contact information...along with any comments...telling us you would like to be a member of the Group and letting us know about issues that are important to you and what contribution you believe you would make to the group . Someone will contact you to help you to start the process.
What is the mission of the Protect Matthews Group?
The most effective way to influence policies that guide growth is to be sure that people who make those policies share our desire: To remember our past as we build our future. The Protect Matthews Group is eager to support candidates for mayor and commissioner who are dedicated to fighting for the rights of citizens, keeping the power of government in check, promoting active citizen participation and placing the interests of the community over those of developers and other special-interest groups.
If you have considered running for public office but did not, because you felt you could not do it alone...that's precisely why the Protect Matthews Group was formed.
The group contains people with all sorts of professions and talents, passionate people eager to make your campaign successful. You will have the support of web designers, photographers, videographers and editors, in addition to people who can guide you through the legal and accounting chores of registering as a candidate and filing necessary reports. You will be supported by designers of newspaper ads and printed campaign material.
The group also can support you with a team of tireless volunteers who will canvas neighborhoods, place campaign signs, help with mailings and do whatever is necessary for you to become elected.
How is the Protect Matthews Group funded?
The Protect Matthews Group is funded totally through donations. Please use this opportunity to donate....and encourage your friends to do so, too.
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