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President’s Pen – May 2020

President’s Pen – May 2020

“April showers bring May flowers.” The increased handwashing protocols and other factors in April have slowed the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic enough that President Trump has announced the transition to reopening our nation to business and commerce in May. While a return to “normal life” won’t happen overnight, the grit and optimism inherent to Texans is certain to make us one of the first states to rebound. With this in mind, TFRW is moving forward with our Board of Directors meetings...
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TFRW Woman of Distinction – May 2020

TFRW Woman of Distinction – May 2020

Dixie Clem is our TFRW Woman of Distinction for May 2020. Dixie Clem has been honored with the title of “Queen Mother” of the Collin County Republican Party, and beginning in 1969 when she became executive director of the party, she truly was, and even today remains a very active participant in all things keeping Collin County and Texas Red! Dixie Clem was born in Booneville, Arkansas, where she grew up and attended school.  She met her husband, Emmitt, when they were...
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Ector County Republican Women Provide Masks to First Responders

Ector County Republican Women Provide Masks to First Responders

On April 2, the Ector County Republican Women presented more than 200 masks to Ector County Sheriff Mike Griffin. The club made the masks themselves to donate to first responders. WATCH NOW: Texas Federation of Republican Women | Ector Republican Women Provide Masks to First Responders  
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President’s Pen – April 2020

President’s Pen – April 2020

This article is NOT about the Coronavirus – You’re welcome! It IS about the positive impact we can make in our state and nation. Those who know me well know that I’m a big believer in finding the silver lining in every situation. It’s a choice I make because being “Polly Positive” isn’t my natural inclination. I’m what I like to call a “self-made optimist.” When the media is focused on gloom and doom and no one seems to have anything...
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TFRW Meeting and Convention Updates – March 17, 2020

TFRW Meeting and Convention Updates – March 17, 2020

March 17, 2020 My TFRW Friends, Navigating this ever-evolving COVID-19 situation is an unexpected and unwelcome challenge for us all. But together, we will move forward demonstrating unity, compassion, and resolve, and modeling for others a calm voice of reason amid this storm of fear and uncertainty. Clubs across our state are justifiably postponing or cancelling their meetings and social events. It’s critical that these decisions are made in consideration of what is best for our members, and according to the most current...
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President’s Message – March 2020

President’s Message – March 2020

Air of Excitement I am writing to you today from the beautiful city of Budapest, Hungary. FUN FACT- Did you know that besides Hungary, more Hungarians live in the United States than in any other country? It’s true! The Hungarian people have a long history of oppression at the hands of other govern- ments. From the Ottoman Turks to German and Soviet occupations, the Hungarian people have developed a unique appreciation of liberty and freedom. They recognize that what America has is...
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