Archive for April, 2015

Meet & Greet New Members Social – This Afternoon!

April 26, 2015

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Meet & Greet

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You are cordially invited to the

PORTRAIT UNVEILING CEREMONY

for the

Honorable Debra H. Lehrmann

Justice, Supreme Court of Texas

Former Judge, 360th District Court

4:00 p.m., April 30, 2015

Assembly Room, Family Law Center

200 E. Weatherford Street, Fort Worth

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SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION:

If you are a college student who has been actively involved in supporting Republican activities and are interested in applying for a $250 scholarship, please write us a  indicating what your student status is, the Republican events or activities you’ve attended, and how your beliefs would make you the appropriate recipient of this scholarship.  Send your letter to scholarship@fwrw.org

 

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Two Big Events for FWRW – Wednesday Bush Institute Program & Sunday New Member Social – We Hope to See You at Both!

April 19, 2015

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Please join us at the Fort Worth Club THIS WEDNESDAY, April 22 for lunch and guest speakers Betsy Martin and Lindsay Lloyd from the George W. Bush Institute.

Betsy Martin, Program Manager for the Women's Initiative Fellowship, George W. Bush Institute

Betsy Martin serves as Program Manager for the Women’s Initiative Fellowship at the George W. Bush Institute. As Program Manager, Betsy is responsible for direct interaction and support for each Women’s Initiative Fellowship class throughout their month in the United States, five in-country trainings, mid-year mentor trip to Tunisia and other opportunities.

Lindsay Lloyd, Program Director, Freedom Collection, George W. Bush Institute

As Program Director, Freedom Collection, Lindsay Lloyd is responsible for setting a vision for and managing the content of the Freedom Collection, overseeing the Freedom Collection website, building the physical archive, and identifying audiences and developing strategies to reach those audiences.

To make a luncheon reservation ($28 w/reservation, $30 without), RSVP by noon TOMORROW, April 20, 2015. RSVP ONLINE at http://www.fwrw.org.  All major credit cards are accepted! Or you may contact Patty Emerson to make your reservation –events@fwrw.org or 817-478-8713. Valet parking is available for $5. 
If you are not having lunch, no reservation is necessary. Those who RSVP but do not attend will be billed for their reservation cost. (Please do not RSVP using the Comment/Reply section below.)

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YEARBOOK DISTRIBUTION

The 2015 Fort Worth Republican Women yearbooks will be distributed at our meeting this Wednesday, April 22.  Members may obtain an electronic copy by sending a request to yearbook@fwrw.org 

April 22 Program – The Bush Presidential Library’s Women’s Initiative and Freedom Collection

April 12, 2015

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APRIL MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT:  Please join us at the Fort Worth Club for our April 22 luncheon with guest speakers Betsy Martin and Lindsay Lloyd from the George W. Bush Institute.

Betsy Martin, Program Manager for the Women's Initiative Fellowship, George W. Bush Institute

Betsy Martin, Program Manager for the Women’s Initiative Fellowship, George W. Bush Institute

Betsy Martin serves as Program Manager for the Women’s Initiative Fellowship at the George W. Bush Institute. As Program Manager, Betsy is responsible for direct interaction and support for each Women’s Initiative Fellowship class throughout their month in the United States, five in-country trainings, mid-year mentor trip to Tunisia and other opportunities.

Lindsay Lloyd, Program Director, Freedom Collection, George W. Bush Institute

Lindsay Lloyd, Program Director, Freedom Collection, George W. Bush Institute

As Program Director, Freedom Collection, Lindsay Lloyd is responsible for setting a vision for and managing the content of the Freedom Collection, overseeing the Freedom Collection website, building the physical archive, and identifying audiences and developing strategies to reach those audiences.

Wednesday, April 22nd

11:00–Social

11:30–Program & Meeting

Fort Worth Club

To make a luncheon reservation ($28 w/reservation, $30 without), RSVP by noon on Monday, April 20, 2015. RSVP ONLINE at http://www.fwrw.org.  All major credit cards are accepted! Or you may contact Patty Emerson to make your reservation –events@fwrw.org or 817-478-8713. Valet parking is available for $5. 
If you are not having lunch, no reservation is necessary. Those who RSVP but do not attend will be billed for their reservation cost. (Please do not RSVP using the Comment/Reply section below.)

Spring CleaningIt’s time to clean out your jewelry box!  Bring your gently-used costume jewelry to our meeting on April 22 to be donated to the Ladder Alliance, a local charitable organization devoted to educating and training at-risk and abused women to become self-sufficient with marketable computer skills.  For more information about the Ladder Alliance, click HERE.

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OTHER UPCOMING EVENTS:

  • Tues., April 14 (7:00pm): Challenge of Tarrant County Awards Dinner featuring First Lady of Texas Cecilia Abbott, Ridglea Country Club, 3700 Bernie Anderson Ave., Fort Worth.  FWRW will have at least one table at the dinner that evening. Won’t you join us?  Contact Brooke Allen, FWRW VP Finance at:  finance@fwrw.org to sign up.
  • Thurs., April 16 (all day): Texas Federation of Republican Women’s Summit (Legislative Day) in Austin. FWRW will have a table at the luncheon that day, and we will be joined by State Senator Konni Burton and State Representative Craig Goldman. To sign up go to http://www.tfrw.org.
  • Wed., April 22 (11am-social; 11:30-program & meeting): FWRW Membership meeting. Speaker – George W. Bush Presidential Library & Museum Representatives speaking on the Women’s Initiative and Freedom Collection.  Please bring new or gently worn jewelry to donate to the Ladder Alliance. (See announcement above.)
  • Sunday, April 26 (4:00pm-6:00pm) Fort Worth Republican Women’s Meet & Greet, honoring new members.  All members, associate members, prospective members and guests are invited.  (See invitation above.)
  • Fri., April 24 (10:30am-1:30pm): The Ladder Alliance It’s in the Bag! Luncheon & Fundraiser, Ridglea Country Club. For more information, contact Kate Snow at ksnow@ladderalliance.org or at 817-502-7185
  • Wed., May 27 (11am-social; 11:30-program & meeting):  FWRW Membership meeting. Speaker – Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice, Nathan Hecht.
  • Thurs., June 4 (3:30-6:30pm):  Tarrant County Republican Judges Petition-Signing Party at Chateau on Forest Park.  Volunteers needed – Contact Justice Bonnie Sudderth at president@fwrw.org.

Second Saturday Breakfast is This Saturday – April 11

April 5, 2015

April Second Saturday Announcement

*Please bring new or gently worn jewelry to donate to the Ladder Alliance.

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Justice Bonnie Sudderth, President of Fort Worth Republican Women

Justice Bonnie Sudderth, President of Fort Worth Republican Women

To view April’s President’s Message, click HERE.

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OTHER UPCOMING EVENTS:

  • Tues., April 14 (7:00pm): Challenge of Tarrant County Awards Dinner featuring First Lady of Texas Cecilia Abbott, Ridglea Country Club, 3700 Bernie Anderson Ave., Fort Worth.  FWRW will have at least one table at the dinner that evening. Won’t you join us?  Contact Brooke Allen, FWRW VP Finance at:  finance@fwrw.org to sign up.
  • Thurs., April 16 (all day): Texas Federation of Republican Women’s Summit (Legislative Day) in Austin. FWRW will have a table at the luncheon that day, and we will be joined by State Senator Konni Burton and State Representative Craig Goldman. To sign up go to http://www.tfrw.org.
  • Wed., April 22 (11am-social; 11:30-program & meeting): FWRW Membership meeting. Speaker – George W. Bush Presidential Library & Museum representative.  Please bring new or gently worn jewelry to donate to the Ladder Alliance.
  • Fri., April 24 (10:30am-1:30pm): The Ladder Alliance It’s in the Bag! Luncheon & Fundraiser, Ridglea Country Club. For more information, contact Kate Snow at ksnow@ladderalliance.org or at 817-502-7185
  • Thurs., May 14 (time TBA):  Meet the Judges – Annual FWRW Event, Blue Mesa Grill, 1600 S. University Drive, Fort Worth.
  • Wed., May 27 (11am-social; 11:30-program & meeting):  FWRW Membership meeting. Speaker – Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice, Nathan Hecht.
  • Thurs., June 4 (3:30-6:30pm):  Tarrant County Republican Judges Petition-Signing Party at Chateau on Forest Park.  Volunteers needed – Contact Justice Bonnie Sudderth at president@fwrw.org.