Prayers for Parkland, Florida

flaghalfstaffFirst and foremost, my thoughts and prayers are with the victims, the families, and all of those impacted by the recent tragic event in Parkland, Florida. As a father of four children, there is nothing more important to me then the safety of our children. Children should never have to be in fear from such senseless violence. It is the concern for our children, and protecting our community that has inspired me to spend my entire professional career in public service; first as a marine, and then a Harford County Sherriff Deputy for nearly 23 years.

While the tragic events that occurred in Florida require debate, these problems are complex and dynamic and need mature and thoughtful solutions that address all parts of the issue. We can not blame our constitutional second amendment for the actions of people.

We need to address mental health issues head-on and have difficult, but meaningful conversations about how we can identify people with a propensity for violence, while conducting thorough evaluations and threat assessments and have a tracking system in place. Furthermore, we need to have a long discussion about how we can better protect the most important aspect of society, our children and schools.

We also need to look at where there were break-downs in the system that might have been able to prevent this tragedy. Can we develop a better process for connecting the information by leveraging technology and software to help identify potential offenders proactively-- before tragedy occurs.

In this process, we all need to come together and figure out a meaningful solution. It's about building a better and stronger nation and we are best when we work together and listen to everybody's ideas.

It is my sincere hope that we can put an end to these type tragedies so no other family will ever have to endure the pain being suffered in Florida.

Sincerely,
Aaron Penman
Candidate, Maryland House of Delegates, District 7

The Race is On!

Aaron Penman has completed the final process to run for Delegate of Maryland District 7.One January 17th, 2018, Sgt. Aaron Penman completed the last step in the process of filing his official candidacy for House of Delegates in District 7! Only five months until the primary election and a lot more to do!

We need your support. You can help Aaron get to Annapolis many different ways.

Volunteering. We need people to knock on doors and spread the news. Let us know if you have the time and energy to be part of our dynamic team. 

Fund Raising. Help us raise the funds need to create campaign signs, fliers and advertise.

Donations. Every little bit helps and we truly appreciate the generous support from the community.

Meet the Candidate. Do you have a group that woud like to meet with Aaron? Setup a time with him to discuss his campaign and plans for becoming the next Delegate to represent Maryland's District 7!

Contact:

Aaron Penman (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
Lee Dunbar (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

To determine availability and to setup a time to meet with your community or team.

Gun Cash Bingo

Join Sheriff Jeff Gahler and Candidate Aaron Penman in Celebrating our 2nd Amendment!

February 17, 2018, 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Bingo Begins 7:00 p.m.
$50.00 Ticket Prices - Download Flier

All seats must have a ticket. Limited tickets available, maximum contribution per individual raffle/game is $50.00.
Ticket includes Bingo Cards and Buffet Dinner served at 5:00 p.m. by Mark & Sons Famous Pulled Pork, smoked turkey and fried chicken along with delicious sides.

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10 Regular Gun games | 10 $150.00 Cash Games | 1 Jackpot Game (sold separately)

Regular Prizes:

  • Remington 870 12 gauge
  • Savage Axis .243, Matte Black finish
  • Rugger American 300 Black Out
  • Savage Axis XP 20/06 Camo
  • Glock 43
  • Savage 93 XP Camo .22
  • Henry Golden Boy Silver .22 Long Rifle
  • Winchester XPR 300 WSM
  • Thompson Center Triumph .50 Cal Camo
  • Blue Line Works AR15 5.56, 16 heavy w/quad rails (Maryland Compliant)
  • 10 Games payout $150.00 cash

Jackpot Game (Cards Sold Separeately):

  • Blue Line Works AR15 5.56, 16 heavy w/quad rails (Maryland Compliant)

Additional Information

  • Gun raffle tickets available at door or AR-15 Blue Line (Maryland Compliant)
  • ALL firearms are to be picked up at the specified FFL gun shops, after all required background checks and required state and federal requirements are met.
  • Beer/wine available. BYOL (Bring your own liquor).
  • NO additional regular bingo cards will be available.
  • Jackpot Cards available (sold seperately).
  • 50/50 raffle available.
  • Aditional chances to win guns, through separate raffles/gun jars.

Sponsorships Available:

  • Gold $1000 - includes: Sponsored game and acknowledgement, banner displayed, 10 event tickets.
  • Silver $500 - includes: Sponsored game and acknowledgement, 5 event tickets.
  • Bronze $250 - includes: Sponsored game and acknowledgement, 2 event tickets.

Location / Directions:

Jarrettsville Volunteer Fire Company
3825 Federal Hill Road, Jarrettsville, Maryland 21084 (CLICK HERE FOR DIRECTIONS)

Contact persons:

  • Lee Dunbar (410) 688-7791
  • Erik Robey (443) 848-3227

Proceeds/Donations support The Committee to Elect Aaron Penman.
Authority; Robert Royster, Treasurer.
Checks/Credit Cards Accepted - Make checks out to Committee to elect Aaron Penman.

 

As reported by David Anderson in the Aegis, February 1, 2018

The Aaron Penman Campaign Growing Momentum.

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Press Release

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Over one hundred people were in attendance at Main Street Cigar & Pipe, Company in Churchville, Maryland on Sunday, December 10, 2017 to support Aaron Penman, a Republican candidate for Delegate of Maryland’s District 7 (Baltimore and Harford Counties).

Mr. Penman announced his candidacy on June 10, 2017 and has generated much support from the community during the first six months of his grass roots campaign.

APandBGIt’s been very gratifying running for Delegate” stated Mr. Penman. “It’s been a great opportunity to meet people all around the community that want their voice heard in Annapolis. I am listening and will represent their needs if I am elected”.

Several elected officials were also in attendance during the fund raising event to support Mr. Penman including Teresa Reilly, Delegate 35B, Cecil & Harford Counties, Richard Impallaria, Delegate, District 7, Baltimore & Harford Counties, Andrew Cassilly, Delegate 35B, Cecil & Harford Counties, Barry Glassman, County Executive, Harford County, Curtis Beulah, County Council, Harford County, Jeffrey Gahler, Sheriff, Harford County, Joseph Cassilly, State’s Attorney, Harford County, James Reilly, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Harford County.

Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler and Harford County Executive Barry Glassman both spoke and shared their support for Mr. Penman.

Glassman stated, “One thing you need in Annapolis is integrity—to be a man of your word. Aaron Penman is a man of his word and will be a great Delegate for our community”.

Aaron Penman, a republican candidate for Delegate of Maryland’s District 7, is currently a Sergeant of the Harford County Sheriff’s Office where he has been employed since 2001. Mr. Penman also serves as Vice President of the Harford County Deputy Sheriff’s Union. Mr. Penman served in the United States Marine Corps before becoming a Harford County Sheriff’s Deputy. Aaron lives in District 7 (Harford County) with his wife and children.

For more information, please contact Lee Dunbar, Campaign Director at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Penman Kicks Off Campaign for House of Delegates

Aaron Penman announces he his a candidate for Delegate for Maryland's 7th District and an opening fund raiser.April 26 2017, Forest Hill MD: Harford County Deputy Sheriff Sergeant Aaron Penman officially announces his campaign for the House of Delegates in Legislative District 7. Penman will officially kick-off his campaign on June 10th with an evening fundraiser and rally at the Fallston Fire hall. District 7 is currently represented by Delegate Rick impallaria, Delegate Kathy Szeliga and Delegate Pat McDonough; Delegate McDonough has announced publicly that he will not seek re-election to his Delegate seat and will run for the open Baltimore County Executive Seat in 2018.

"As Vice President of the Harford County Deputy Sheriff's Union, I spent a lot of time in Annapolis last session where I have witnessed first hand the attacks liberal legislators and interest groups are waging on Law Enforcement officers and hard working Maryland citizens. It is disheartening to watch Annapolis Politicians support rights for illegal immigrants over hard working Maryland Tax Payers." said Penman

Penman is a life long registered Republican, United States Marine Corps Veteran and 18 year decorated member of the Harford County Sheriffs Office. Penman resides in Forest Hill with his wife and children.

"If elected to serve, I will work hard to serve the citizens of District 7, partnering with my Conservative colleagues to support Maryland taxpayers and law-abiding citizens."

For more information on the campaign, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or visit www.aaronpenman.com