Announcements Made at the September Meeting

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1. Clipboards are on the tables and please record your volunteer hours.

2. After Hurricane Harvey the Texas Federation of Republican Women sent out a plea through NFRW for gift cards for those in need in the Houston area. The HCRW Board has sent several gift cards to TFRW and if anyone is interested in helping, the address can be found on the Membership table in the back of the room. Gift cards from Home Depot, Lowe’s or Walmart are requested.

3. The AFRW Biennial Convention is scheduled to be held in Prattville, AL
on October 27-28, 2017. All past AFRW Presidents will be honored. Our own Martha Foy is one of the honorees. Please consider attending. Registration forms are available here today.

4. HCRW and HCREC are planning a joint Christmas Party again this year. The date is December 7. More information will be in the next Newsletter.

5. The Salvation Army Kettle Bell Ringing will take place this year on Wednesday and Thursday, November 15 & 16. Sign-up sheets are on the Membership table in the back of the room. Our area of Bell Ringing will be at the Wiregrass Commons Food Court Entrance. The Sign-up sheets will also be available at the October meeting.

President Fillmore asked all to like HCRW on Facebook and to visit our website for updates. Lila gave the membership report with having 70 members and 34 associate members. 2018 renewals will begin in October.

The 2018-2019 slate of officers was announced by Marci Nordhues. member of the Nominating Committee. The membership elected all. This slate is:

  • Barbara Wheelless, President Linda Overton, 1st Vice President
  • Joanne McGhee, 2nd Vice President Sue O’Donnell, 3rd Vice President Frances Williams, 4th
  • Vice President Tesi Conte, Secretary
  • Rona Miller, Treasurer