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President’s Pen – June 2023

President’s Pen – June 2023

Today is the day! The first of many important convention deadlines is today, June 1st. If you haven’t submitted your applications for the NFRW Club Achievement, Caring for America, or Armed Forces awards you have until midnight tonight to submit them. The 88th regular legislative session is over and as always we saw important legislation passed, but not everything we worked for crossed the finish line. Governor Abbott wasted no time and called the 1st Special Session at 9 p.m. Monday...
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TFRW Woman of Distinction – May 2023

TFRW Woman of Distinction – May 2023

Sharon Edwards’ fascination with politics began long before she was old enough to vote. It began when she found an “I Like Ike” button at the age of nine which she proudly wore and made her feel important. She has been an active volunteer in state and federal campaigns for years, and engaged in several Get-Out-the-Vote efforts. She has held many board positions in Austin Republican Women including the position of President of the club. One of her proudest achievements...
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President’s Pen – May 2023

President’s Pen – May 2023

I recently attended the memorial service of a TFRW member near and dear to many, Beryl Dowd. It was a touching service full of wonderful memories shared by several TFRW members. As I reflected on the sentiments about Beryl, it struck me that she was the quintessential Republican woman we should all strive to be. As Beryl did, we each need to embody TFRW’s purpose by actively supporting Republican candidates, encouraging Republican women to run for office, training women to become effective...
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TFRW Woman of Distinction – April 2023

TFRW Woman of Distinction – April 2023

Jodie Dornak is passionate about her service for the Republican Party and is a beloved, proud member of the Village Republican Women in Harris County. She grasps the seriousness of the challenges facing our nation and volunteers to make a difference with an “onward and upward” motto. Jodie serves by making phone calls and sending postcards not only in her community or her state, but nationwide. She recently was awarded the Harris County GOP Lifetime Achievement Award for the countless...
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President’s Pen – April 2023

President’s Pen – April 2023

I am thrilled that April 2023 is here! It is a time for renewal, growth, and hope that can be felt in the air. Wherever I look, there is evidence of new beginnings. The bluebonnets are spectacular, the days are lighter and brighter and the budding trees against the canopy of a beautiful blue sky take my breath away. For TFRW, April 2023 means preparations are ramping up for our 34th Biennial Convention. I hope you love the convention logo and...
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