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** CAMPAIGN 2016 **

Campaign slogan......."Because You Couldn't Do Any Worse!"

I want to keep all of you B.E.E.R. PARTY enthusiasts apprised as to how my campaign progresses.  So, every week or two this page will be updated with campaign stories and photos.  Please come back often!




**********BOOK A PERFORMANCE TODAY!**********

            I am now accepting bookings for 2016 community festivals, fairs, events, or….??  I will bring my Mobile Campaign Headquarters (1920 Model TT Ford Truck) to your event, for an hour or all day(s), and perform ‘whistle stop’ campaign speeches for a nominal “Campaign Donation”.    

            If you have a campaign scenario that you would like for me to consider performing at your event, please contact me and let’s discuss it.  I also have scenarios that I can suggest. 

            Contact me today to get a price quote for what it will take to get me to your event.  Contact Les Vilda, at eduexped@windstream.net or call (402) 821-3058.

**********BOOK A PERFORMANCE TODAY!**********



Here's what you'll find on this page
Upcoming Events
About the Candidate
2014 Highlights
B.E.E.R. Sightings
Link to 2008 Election Highlights
Link to 2012 Election Highlights

**WANTED** More B.E.E.R. SIGHTINGS -  If you have photo of yourself, or a friend, wearing a B.E.E.R. Party T-shirt, please send it to me (  eduexped@windstream.net  ).  Let's see how much of the world we can cover.  Kinda like "Where's Waldo", only different.  By the end of the 2012 campaign, we had sightings in Italy, Japan, Thailand, Phillipines, Hawaii, numerous U.S. states, and my personal favorite...in front of the White House.  Let's make the 2016 campaign bigger and better!

Campaign Souvenirs are available in the STORE.

NEW T-SHIRTS for the 2016 campaign are now available.  One sports an image of our mascot, a B.E.E.R. (Biologically Engineered Experimental Reindeer) and reads:  B.E.E.R. PARTY SUPPORTER.  They come in only one color this campaign - GOLD.  We at Campaign Headquarters feel that our supporters are #1...First Place - they deserve "THE GOLD"!!

The other T-Shirt features a drawing of the B.E.E.R. Party's Mobile Campaign Headquarters.  The illustration is done by Lincoln Highway Johnny from Boone, Iowa.  You can view more of his illlustrations on the website http://www.hotrodders.com/  This shirt is also available in only one color - GOLD (for the same reason as above).

The March/April 2012 issue of NEBRASKA LIFE MAGAZINE, featuring a story on Les and the B.E.E.R. Party, is now available in this website's STORE.

ADOPT A BABY B.E.E.R. - Visit the STORE to adopt your very own Baby B.E.E.R.!  A Certificate of Adoption comes with every Baby B.E.E.R.

UPCOMING EVENTS    (Tell your friends!) 

(See above to 'book a performance' in your community)

***Les Vilda, your B.E.E.R. Party Presidential Candidate, will be appearing at the following events***

(Campaign Souvenirs will be available for purchase at these events)
August 27-28 - Ahlman's Shooters Round-Up - Morristown, MN - Les will be campaigning both days of this HUGE shooting event.  If you'd like more information on this event, please visit their website at  http://www.ahlmans.com/ 
Listen to the Radio Interview HERE - KOWZ  100.9 FM in Southern Minnesota interviewed Les Vilda for President before his appearance at the Ahlman's Shooters Round-Up.




A Bit About The Candidate and his Campaign

My name is Les Vilda - a lifetime resident of Wilber, NE, Graduate of Wilber-Clatonia High School, with a Bachelors Degree from Doane College in Crete, NE.  I am an Eagle Scout with 3 palms, an honorably discharged Vietnam War era veteran, Ambassador of the Santa Fe Trail, 1993 recipient of the 'Nebraska's Friend Award', author, model, theater - television and movie actor, professional speaker, history consultant, Master Rope Maker, co-founder and member of the Veterans of Rocky Mountain Philosophy, and, for over 20 years, owner of my own Living History business called Have Donkey Will Travel.  I am also the connoisseur of fine manure, the guru of doo-doo, the purveyor of poop.  That's right folks, I really know crap.  That alone should be enough to tell you that I'd make a wonderful President.

When asked why I want to be President, I reply:  Desire.  You may be asking yourself:  Is it a desire to lead?  A desire for change?  A desire for power?  A desire for world peace?  No, none of these.  It's the desire for Money.  I truely do desire the money.  It may be hard to believe, but this would be the best paying gig I've ever had!

As concerned American citizens, I'm sure you'd like to know about my Platform.  Well, I'm very proud to tell people about my platform.  It's about 8 by 14, made of redwood, and sets off the back of my house.  It's the place where the B.E.E.R. Party Campaign Committee meets.  It's also the place I drink my morning coffee, read the newspaper, barbeque, and entertain guests.  I'm sure many Americans can relate to my platform, as many of you probably have similar platforms.  Or, maybe you have plans to build a platform like it some day.  I believe every Presidential candidate needs a good, solid platform.  Mine has held up to 30 grown adults at one time and it still stands firm.

Some people have been interested in my proposed cabinet.  If I'm elected, I can assure you that my cabinet will hold only some of the top-notched names in the business.  You may recognize some of them.  Professionals like:  Jack Daniels, Jim Beam, Johnny Walker, Captain Morgan, Dr. McGuillicudy, Jose Cuervo, and possibly even Old Grandad.  These are names that we have known and trusted for years.

I have also been asked how I stand on the big issues facing America.  As you get to know me, you will find that I personally have very few 'strong' beliefs, one way or the other, on the big issues facing this country.  Actually, you may find that I'm pretty much just a spineless little weeney that the B.E.E.R. Party Campaign Committee threw into the Presidential race.  If you think about it, my 'spinelessness' would allow me to freely dance and bounce around like a puppet on the strings of money and power just as well as any of the other candidates could - maybe even better.  Hence, in part, to my campaign slogan:  "Because You Couldn't Do Any Worse!"

This brings up the topic of Campaign Promises.  How many times have Political Candidates made promises to you during their campaign and then, when they get into office, they actually follow through with very few or none of them?  I'm thinking probably more times than you care to count.  Well, I'm very pleased to announce that I am NOT going to make you any campaign promises.  If I promise you nothing and I actually accomplish nothing, you won't be disappointed.  However, if I do accomplish something, you may be pleased (and very possibly surprised) and make you feel that you made the right decision in voting for me.

As my campaign grows, you may find that you do not like, or agree with, my views on various subjects.  That's fine.  I don't expect everyone to agree with me.  That's one of the things I really like in this country - we can all have our own opinions.  If your opinion is different than mine, well then...I really don't care about your opinion.  If your opinion is not the same as mine, I would really prefer you stay at home on election day.  Whatever you do, please don't go to the polls to vote.  However, if your opinion IS the same as mine, by all means get your butt to the polls and VOTE!

And when you get to the polls, remember to:

Vote Early - Vote Often - Vote More For Les!

ALL of your votes will be greatly appreciated!

Ladies and Gentlemen - I know I'm not telling you anything new when I say that campaigning costs money.  How apparent this has become as I traveled around the country this past year introducing myself to America.  My campaign relies almost entirely upon the sale of B.E.E.R. Party Campaign Souvenirs.

Help support the B.E.E.R. PARTY by purchasing campaign souvenirs OR by simply sending in a campaign donation (sorry, it is NOT tax deductible!)  Monies collected from Campaign Souvenir sales and donations will be used for transporting the Mobile Campaign Headquarters around the state of Nebraska (where I live) and possibly around the United States (if enough funds become available).  If you are interested in the B.E.E.R. Party Mobile Campaign Headquarters (and me) coming to your community (festivals, events, parades, etc.), please email me to see if arrangements can be made.  We are available for speaking engagements and/or parade opportunities.  Your support, like your vote, is greatly appreciated!

Campaign Souvenirs are available in the STORE.

Campaign Journal

January, 2014 (Saturday) - Wilber, NE  NEBRASKA LIFE MAGAZINE In early January, Nebraska Life Magazine contacted me and asked if they could tell their readers that I would be throwing my hat into the Nebraska Governors race as a stepping stone for the White House.  After careful consideration, and consulting with the B.E.E.R. Party Campaign Committee, I/we agreed that this may be an excellent strategy for getting more votes in 2016.  Be watching for the May/June 2014 issue of Nebraska Life Magazine to get "the rest of the story".

February 16, 2014 (Sunday) - Wilber, NE - PHOTO SHOOT   Nebraska Life Magazine requested photographs of Les Vilda "throwing his hat into the politcial ring" for Nebraska Governor.  I got the word out to a few B.E.E.R. Party Supporters and they were able to spread the word even farther.  We ended up with over 20 people showing up for the photo shoot.  And, dedicated souls they were indeed!  The temperature was anything but pleasant....did I mention this was an outdoor shoot?  Some photos were taken near the Saline County Courthouse and some in the Wilber City Park.  As soon as I see which photos the magazine uses, I'll be posting some different ones (don't want to step on any toes this early in the campaign).  Despite the "chilly" temperatures, an enjoyable time was had by all!!

April 7, 2014 (Monday) - Wilber, NE - 2016 CAMPAIGN WEBSITE ONLINE   Temperatures are starting to warm up - spring is here.  Before the weather gets too nice, I wanted to get the new campaign webpage up and running.  Today is the day!  The increase in temperatures means that more and more festivals will be starting up in communities all over the country.  The increase in festival frequencies means increased chances of me being able to take the Mobile Campaign Headquarters through parades and do some serious campaigning.  As camapaign appreances become finalized with a community, I will be posting the event in UPCOMING EVENTS (above on this web page).  Come back to visit this page every week or so.  I may be coming to a community near you!

July 8, 2014 (Tuesday) - Wilber, NE - INTERVIEW WITH FOX 42 NEWS  After a float in a 4th of July parade in Norfolk, NE caught National attention for labeling an outhouse as the "Obama Presidential Library", a news reporter with Fox 42 News out of Omaha, NE (Laura Berry) conducted an interview with a Presidential Candidate who already has his own "Outhouse" Presidential Museum and Library.....ME!  The interview aired on July 8 on the 9:00 News.  Here is a link to watch the interview.  Hopefully, it stays available for many others to watch and enjoy.  I thought Laura did an excellent job of putting the piece together!  Thank You Laura!!


August 1-3, 2014 (Fri - Sun) - Wilber, NE - WILBER CZECH FESTIVAL was the place to be the first weekend of August!  The B.E.E.R. Party Supporters pulled their teeter-totters through the parade again this year on both Saturday and Sunday.  The Mobil Campaign Headquarters had an electrical problem and was unable to make it through the parades this year.  Here are some photos of the Supporters in the parade.

Ben Vilda (B.E.E.R. Party Supporter Laison)(in hat) preparing the B.E.E.R. for parade route. Signs are being put in place and..... beverage can streamers are secured.
DON - This is no time for target practice! Let's not forget that this year was to be a NO ALCOHOL ALLOWED parade.  If you notice, all our cans are NA.  Read the letters vertical - PIVO - Czech word for BEER!
Lots of teeter-totter riders again this year!!  Thanks! Look how many parade spectators this year! I'd have to take my shoes off at least oodles of times just to count the number of people in this 1/4 block photo!!
Lots of vendors on Main Street of Wilber.  Lots of parade spectators also! Have you ever seen a mobile swimming pool?  AMAZING!!!!! That's right, these folks from Hanover, KS have been coming to the Wilber Czech Festival for many years.

August 23-24, 2014 (Sat - Sun) - Morristown, MN - ASKED TO CAMPAIGN AT AHLMAN'S SHOOTER'S ROUND-UP  Located only about 10 miles West of I-35 at Faribault, MN (Hwy 60) and about 2 miles North of Morristown, MN is Ahlman's Gun Shop.  But, it's so-o-o much more than just a gun shop.  The weekend before Labor Day weekend (this year it is August 23 - 24), Ahlman's hosts an incredible shooting event.  You don't need to bring your own gun, they are provided for you.  For a nominal fee, you get to rotate through nearly 150 stations in the woods (mostly) and test shoot hand guns, rifles, shotguns, black powder, archery, and, and, and.  To find out more about it, please visit their website at:  http://www.ahlmans.com/  Below is their advertising flyer for their new events for 2014.  See anyone you recognize?  That's right, I'll be there campaigning for President.  Click on the image for a larger view.

Thousands of people showed up for the event.  I delivered numerous campaign speeches on both Saturday and Sunday.  So-o-o many things to see and do!!!  I give Ahlman's Gun Shop 5 thumbs up for the tremendous weekend!!!  (Yes, I can give 5 thumbs up.  Remember, I'm working with a monkey puppet vice-presidential candidate!)

August 27, 2014 (Wednesday) - Wilber, NE - PERFORMANCE DATE SET for "Les Vilda for President" at the Courthouse Center for the Arts in West Kingston, RI.  Saturday October 4, 2014 at 8:00 PM.  Visit the website at:  http://courthousecenterstage.org/ 

Les Vilda for president

Les Vilda is campaigning for the office of President of the United States. He is the B.E.E.R. Party candidate and boasts his campaign slogan: “Get More With Les – Because You Couldn’t Do Any Worse!”. (B.E.E.R. Party is named for the party mascot – a cross between a bear and a deer – a Biologically Engineered Experimental Reindeer.) As a Living Historian, Les combines bits and pieces of history, comedy, and political satire in creating his Presidential Campaign. Since 2006, Les has caught the attention of newspapers, periodicals, radio, and television (to include NBC, MSNBC, and FOX) – some articles have gone International.

July 31 - August 2, 2015 (Fri - Sun) - Wilber, NE - WILBER CZECH FESTIVAL was another big event for the B.E.E.R. Party!  The Mobile Campaign Headquarters was up and running this year for the parades (Saturday and Sunday).  Here are some highlights from this year's festival.

A B.E.E.R. Party Supporter all the way from the Czech Republic returned to Wilber for the Czech Festival....and to help promote the B.E.E.R. Party! It seemed like he really enjoyed being surrounded by all that "is" B.E.E.R. Party!  This man wore a B.E.E.R. Party T-Shirt every day of the 4 day festival.  THANK YOU for all your support!!! The B.E.E.R. Party had 3 pieces for the parades this year:  The Mobile Campiagn Headquarters and 2 teeter totters filled with B.E.E.R. Party Supporters.
The Mobile Campaign Headquarters added a new podium with multiple microphones. The Wilber Czech Festival was celebrating its 54th year anniversary this year. The B.E.E.R. Party Supporters added a new B.E.E.R. to the float.
A huge heart around the sign.  What does it mean?  I don't know about you, but I'm going to interpret it as "We Love B.E.E.R. Party Supporters!" So-o-o-o many B.E.E.R. Party Supporters...... On BOTH teeter totters!!
Evidently, the parade judges found our parade 'entourage' deserving of awards.  On Saturday, the Mobile Campaign Headquarters (MCH) won "Runner-Up for overall parade" (plaque) and the Supporters won 1st Place in our catagory (blue ribbon).  On Sunday, the MCH won 2nd Place (red ribbon) in our catagory and the Supporters won 3rd Place (white ribbon) in our catagory.  CONGRATULATIONS and THANK YOU to all the B.E.E.R. Party Supporters 2015!
With a couple of REALLY old polka dancers trailing behind. Parade Winnings.  
Ben Vilda holding the 2015 winning parade ribbons for the B.E.E.R. Party Supporters float(s).  Ben is my laison to the Czech Days B.E.E.R. Party Supporters.  I think Ben has a great staff and crew! - who gather every year to put together these award winning parade floats for the B.E.E.R. Party Supporters.  THANK YOU ALL for your hard work and dedication!!!    


August 22 - 23, 2015 (Sat - Sun) - Morristown, MN - AHLMAN'S SHOOTER'S ROUND-UP  was another great campaigning event.  I took the Mobile Campaign Headquarters along to make sure I could reach as many potential voters as I could.  I added a few more microphones to my podium this year to help let my voice be heard.  I think it worked.  I had more people stop by to visit with me this year than I did last year at this event.  I was also asked to say a few words to the HUGE crowds that gathered to watch the incredible shooting skills of Patrick Flanigan - holder of 8 world records in Extreme Shotgun Shooting.  This guy was AMAZING!!  If you'd like to learn more about this guy, please visit his website at:  http://www.patrickflanigan.com/  A new group joined the Round-Up this year - The Ghost Garrison - portraying the American Infantry 1830-1850 (see photos below).  And, as always, there was shooting, shooting and more shooting.....did I mention there was shooting at this event?  You can read more about the Ahlman's Shooter's Round-Up on their website:  http://www.ahlmans.com/SR-Master%20Page.htm  I don't know of anywhere else in the country where you can test shoot so many different types of weapons (hand guns, revolovers, rifles, shotguns, black powder, archery and more) for such a reasonable price....plus, you get a chance at winning one of several brand new guns given away at the end of the event.

The Mobile Campaign Headquarters was looking good for the Ahlman's Shooter's Round-Up.  I even had my 2 skeleton buddies under the umbrella - "Vote More For Les....Dead Guys Do!". It wasn't hard to find where I was preparing to give a campaign speech.  All you had to do was follow the "Campaign Trail". Additional microphones and speakers mounted to the Mobile Campaign Headquarters really seemed to grab the attention to all passing by.

These Infantry fellas heard I was "running" for President.  They wanted to see just how well I could "run".  So, with long pointy things attached to the ends of their guns, they started chasing me around their camp.  They found that I could "run" pretty good and concluded that I would make a GREAT Presidential Candidate!!

Some folks just don't appreicate good Campaign Speeches!!   Patrick Flanigan, 8 time world record holder in Extreme Shotgun Shooting, took a moment to get a photo taken with your B.E.E.R. Party Presidential Candidate.  Patrick performed several times at the Shooter's Round-Up.  Thanks for the photo, Patrick!!

August 21 - 26, 2015 (Fri - Wed) - Madison Lake, MN - B.E.E.R. REFABRICATION  - The B.E.E.R. Party Mascot (the B.E.E.R.) encountered a high altitude flip, fall, and crash last year.  Like "Humpty Dumpty", I tried to put the pieces back together, but it was beyond my capabilities.  I took the B.E.E.R. to a taxidermist friend of mine in MN.  Like building the Six Million Dollar Man, he was able to re-build the B.E.E.R. to be better and stronger then he ever was.  My thanks goes out to Schaefer Studios and Karen for creating a magnificent finshed product.  I also want to add a note of thanks to MaryAnn, Jackie, and Tony.  Even though they didn't have "hands-on" with the reconstruction, their help "back stage" allowed us to continue moving forward in creating our final masterpiece.  My sincere thanks to all those involved!!

Re-building started with a wood infrastructure. Foam was added. And then his fur was re-attached.

February 21, 2016 (Sunday) - Wilber, NE - HAPPY NEW YEAR! - It's an election year and I really have my work cut out for me.  As in the last 2 Presidential elections, I was not invited to the Iowa Caucus, the New Hampshire Primary, or any of the other early decision making events.  I'm trying to stay positive and not let the set-backs make me lose focus on what I need to do to win this election.  So what if Iowa didn't invite me to tbeir Caucus - the B.E.E.R. Party will simply hold thier own Caucus right here in Nebraska.  And, trying to set a good example, I'm gong to invite the other candidates to join us.  I understand that Nebraska will be holding a Democrat Party Caucus March 5, 2016.  While the state is in the Caucus "mode", I'm going to hold the B.E.E.R. Party Caucus close to the same time.  Come back and visit this web page often for the announcement of the date, time and place.  I hope to see you there!

March 20, 2016 (Sunday) - Wilber, NE - SALINE CENTER CONSIGNMENT SALE - I set up a space in Saline Center Hall to help promote the B.E.E.R. Party and sell B.E.E.R. Party Campaign Souvenirs.  Thousands of people come to this event every year.  What a great informational/advertising opportunity!  I was kissing hands and shaking babies ALL DAY LONG!

Wendy Keller of Wilber, Craft/Trade Show Coordinator for the Saline Center event, stopped by to welcome me to the event and learn more about the B.E.E.R. Party.  So-o-o-o many people to talk to that day!! Donald "Trump" Homolka stopped me early in the morning and asked if I would consider being his running mate.  I told him I would think about.  After all, we both have great "comb-overs"!!


April 10, 2016 (Sunday) - Swanton, NE - B.E.E.R. PARTY CAUCUS - The first B.E.E.R. Party Caucus of 2016 was held at The Corner Tavern in Swanton, NE.  The establishment was filled with people - many B.E.E.R. Party supporters and a few who never heard of the B.E.E.R. Party before that day.  Moderator, Dave Fikar, did an excellent job of opening the event.  B.E.E.R. Party Presidential Candidate, Les Vilda, had a few remarks for the Caucus Goers along with introducing his 2016 Running Mate, Doug the Monkey Puppet.  After Les took questions from the floor, Moderator Dave Fikar again took the microphone to introduce Les's competitor, Mickey Mouse.  Mickey was not in attendance and he did not have a representative at the Caucus to speak on his behalf.  A vote was called for and taken.  The results were:  Mickey - 4 and Les - 22.  The news media in attendance commented on the vote results.  They were of the opinion that the reason Les recieved such a large victory over Mickey today, was because he was willing to announce his running mate at such an early stage of the campaign.

The B.E.E.R. Party Caucus was a well advertised event to include this lighted marquee on the end of Main Street in Swanton, NE.  (I was informed today that the marquee is only lighted during the daylight hours.) There was a mean lookkiing protester hanging o;ut by the front door of The Corner Tavern in Swanton, NE just before the B.E.E.R. Party Caucus began on April 10th.  Upon further investigation, a membe of the B.E.E.R. Party Campaign Committee found it was only a guy on a smoke break.  It was determined that it was safe for me to enter and deliver my campaign speech!!


June 21, 2016 (Tuesday) - Fairbury, NE - TELEVISION INTERVIEW - Tim Linscott of FairburyTV.com interviews Les Vilda, B.E.E.R. Party Candidate for U.S. President.  Important topics covered include:  Les Vilda's Platform, Proposed Cabinet, Running Mate, and more.  To watch this interview, click on this link:  https://www.facebook.com/Fairburytv/videos/489952677859892/  .....You'll be glad you did!!

August 23, 2016 (Tuesday) - Wilber, NE - RADIO INTERVIEW - The Program Director at KOWZ  100.9 FM Radio in Owatana, MN interviewed me (Les Vilda) before my appearance at the Ahlman's Shooters Round-Up in Morristown, MN this upcoming weekend (August 27 and 28).  I'll be campaigning all weekend long at this event.  Stop by and say HI....and don't forget to pick up a campaign souvenir (or 2...or 3....or...)

  Listen to the Radio Interview HERE 



If you have photo of yourself or a friend wearing a B.E.E.R. Party T-shirt, please send it to me (  eduexped@windstream.net  ).  Let's see how much of the world we can cover.  Kinda like "Where's Waldo", only different.  By the end of the 2012 campaign, we had sightings in Italy, Japan, Thailand, Phillipines, Hawaii, numerous U.S. states, and my personal favorite...in front of the White House.  Let's make the 2016 campaign bigger and better!

In July 2014, Chuck Strinz was campaigning at Lockport Marketplace and Grill in Lutsen, MN. July 2014 also found Chuck Strinz campaigning on Lake Superior at the Mouth of the Little Marais River. MN is really getting to know about the B.E.E.R. Party Campaign.  In August 2014, Chuck Strinz found his way to the headwaters of the Mississippi River near Lake Itasca in Northern MN.

July of 2015 finds Chuck Strinz campaigning his heart out on the north shore of Lake Superior above Fenstads Harbor near the mouth of the Little Marais River.  Thanks for all your hard campaigning, Chuck! Chuck Strinz is at it again!!  July 2015.  Here he is overlooking the Northshore Mining Plant in Silver Bay, MN, the taconite capital of the world!  Did you read that?...."OF THE WORLD"!!!!  That sounds like a great place to let people know about the B.E.E.R. Party!
Courthouse, Benton County, Corvallis, OR.  Chuck, what in the world takes you all the way to OR?  It really doesn't matter.  It's just great to see you're still promoting the B.E.E.R. Party!!

Tyee Vinyard, Corvallis, OR - in Willhamette Valley, home of the best Pinot Noir in the world
Now I know why your'e in OR!!  You're a brave man promoting the B.E.E.R. Party in 'wine' country!  I'm proud of you!!
Chuck Strinz found himself at the Cincinnati vs the Rockies baseball game, at Coors Field in Denver, Colorado in July of 2015.  Too bad you didn't make the 'Jumbotron'.....or did you?? Lu Nickel was kind enough to do a little campaigning in Canada for the B.E.E.R. Party during July 2015.  Good thinking Lu!  One never knows where those winning votes are going to come from!!

Petr Just, a political science professor from the Czech Republic, attended the Wilber Czech Festival in August 2015.  He was campaigning for the B.E.E.R. Party all 4 days of the festival.  Great Job!!  Thanks for your support and encouragement! Don and Donna Strinz were campaigning on the Columbia River.  I sure hope those fish know how to read.....and vote!! Don and Donna Strinz found their way to the Pacific Ocean on the Oregon shore.

Tim Snell is campaigning for the B.E.E.R. Party on the other (Atlantic) coast in South Carolina.  If I'm reading his hand signals correctly, he's going to turn left and then make a U-turn.  You folks out East sure do drive funny! Tim Snell is headed for Fripp Island to do some campaigning.  I'm not sure where that's at, but who cares?  Campaigning is campaigning, no matter where you're at!!  Thanks Tim! Dave Marchant is campaigning in Hollywood!!  If you happen to run into any of those big name movie producers (or even any of the little names), please let them know that the B.E.E.R. Party can use all the publicity we can get.  Movie deal??....bring it on!!!

Chuck Strinz paid a visit to Duluth, MN and got to pass UNDER the Duluth Aerial Bridge.  He claims the bridge operators saw the Les for President shirt and decided they were OK....and opened the bridge for them to pass under.  Chuck, you were North a long way.  Do you think any Canadians saw that shirt?  You never know where those winning votes are going to come from! Can you see the tiny black dot under the arch in the upper right corner?  That is Chuck Strinz sporting a B.E.E.R. Party Campaign T-shirt (blown up in center photo) under the Delicate Arch at Arches National Monument near Moab, UT earlier this July.  It seems even Mother Nature is agreeing with the campaign.  She has given us a big "O"...as in OK! Chuck Strinz is on the road again doing some serious B.E.E.R. Party campaigning.  This time his travels took him to Sanibel Island, Florida in February of 2016.  Chuck didn't go into any details about his visit to Florida.  I'm guessing, and hoping, he was there investigating "hanging chads"!

Marlis DeLaRonde spent some time in Hawaii early in 2016.  She felt so bad about forgetting her B.E.E.R. Party t-shirt at home that she created one.  Now there is one GREAT campaigner.  Thank You Marlis!!! Here is a close-up of the B.E.E.R. Party Campaign T-shirt that Marlis created while in Hawaii.  Great Job!!! Mark Ostermeier was spotted at Montego Bay, Jamaica campaigning for the B.E.E.R. Party.  You're right Mark, you never know where those winning votes are going to come from.  Thank You for your efforts!

Don and Donna Strinz were traveling and campaigning through the Southwest part of the U.S. early in 2016.  They stopped at White Sands in New Mexico long enough to get their picture taken.  Lookin' Good! Penny Grable met with B.E.E.R. Party Presidential Candidate, Les Vilda, at the Kansas-Nebraska Rendezvous (History event) South of Concordia, KS in April.  She wanted Les to know that there are Kansans who also support the B.E.E.R. Party.  Woo-Hoo!!!!! B.E.E.R. Party Supporters were found campaigning during the opening weekend (April 23, 2016) of  Blue River Lodge located a few miles NW of Crete, NE.



Would you like to read about the 2008 B.E.E.R. Party Campaign?  Please CLICK HERE.

Would you like to read about the 2012 B.E.E.R. Party Campaign?  Please CLICK HERE.

For further information about the campaign, please contact Les Vilda. I look forward to hearing from you!

Les Vilda, PO Box 99, Wilber, NE 68465 - (402) 821-3058

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