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October

2013

Battle Born Bulletin

MEMBER OF NATIONAL F EDERATION OF REPUBLICAN W OMEN MEMBER OF NEVADA FED ERATION OF REPUBLICAN W OMEN

We Are Active Republican Women of Las Vegas

ARE Dedicated to Republican Party Values We RESPOND to the needs of our State & Country We WILL Make a Difference We


Our Mission Active Republican Women (ARW) of Las Vegas Nevada is a women’s political organization, bringing together women to positively impact the direction of our state and our nation. We come together as a collective force advancing the Republican Party and women through political access and participation.

Battle Born Bulletin Published 12 times during the year on the 1st day of each month. Newsletter Contact: Annette Barnes — albarnes2550@gmail.com

Active Republican Women of Las Vegas 889 So. Rainbow Ste. #146, Las Vegas, NV 89145 www.ARWLV.com ARWLV@ymail.com


Mon Oct 7 @ 6pm - 8:30pm

R ARW Monthly Board Meeting OU Y RK DAR Thurs Oct 17 @ 5:30-8pm MA LEN ARW General Membership MeetCA

FUNDRAISER

ing, Spanish Trails

Mon Nov 4 @ 6pm - 8:30pm

ARW Monthly Board Meeting Thu Nov 21 @ 5:30pm - 8pm

ARW General Membership Meeting, Spanish Trail

ARW Programs 

October 17: Mark Hutchison & Sue Lowden

November 21: Douglas Bradford—USO

December 19: Holiday Party

**Caring for the Troops Event** Dancing with the Troops October 24th, 7pm to 11pm Italian American Club Tickets $30—$100

President’s Message...Cherie Wood Having just returned from the 75th Anniversary Diamond Jubilee of our National Federation of Republican Women in Louisville, Kentucky, I'm so happy to report that our very own Maureen "Mo" Karas was Nevada's "Volunteer of the Year" with the most hours in the entire state!! I know each of you will join me in congratulating Mo with this great honor of recognition! Bittersweet, at the same time though, was that ARW was not publicly honored for achieving the Diamond Award. We qualified for it and all of our members deserved to be recognized for their collective achievements but for whatever reason the paperwork confirming this accomplishment was lost in the shuffle! Just very glad confirmation of Mo's volunteer hours located in the same paperwork, made it safely into the awards booklet, though. Further disappointing was the seemingly lack of support from our NvFRW President and state Achievement Chair. Once copies of the achievement awards were emailed to us due to the gallant efforts of Eleanor Mills and Margaret Helsper, we were told the documents had to be "certified" even with our leadership present. Perhaps the embarrassment of the oversight was too difficult to bare or for which to apologize. ARW still did not receive the deserved recognition at the convention while another NFRW member was acknowledged publicly late in the convention program after being omitted for her achievement of highest number of volunteer hours for the state of Illinois. Later we discovered another club, Sierra Nevada Republican Women were omitted, as well. Hard work for Republican values and community service deserves RECOGNITION for that is what the NFRW continually touts on behalf of it's 75,000 membership organization. So it is with the utmost gratefulness in my heart that I dedicate this message to my fellow members of Active Republican Women of Las Vegas with a HUGE CONGRATULATIONS!!

Also a big Congratulations to our newly elected NFRW officers:

ON ACHIEVING THE

Kathy Brugger, President Betty Poe, 1st Vice-President Carrie Almond, 2nd Vice-President Kay Van Sant, 3rd Vice-President Becky Johnson, 4th Vice-President Lynne Hsrtung, Treasurer Eileen Sobjack, Secretary 3


October General Meeting

Senator Mark Hutchison will discuss his freshman legislative session and his recently announced campaign for Lt. Governor.

Sue Lowden will discuss the importance of supporting women GOP candidates, Maggie’s List, & the possibilities for her political career.

General Membership Meeting— October 17

MENU

Mix and Mingle at 5:30pm; Meeting starts PROMPTLY at 6:00pm Please RSVP by Sunday October 13th to Chris Hall, 702-254-2688 or

ENTRÉE

Diane Welch, welchd167@gmail.com

Balsamic Glazed Chicken Sautéed Green Beans & Roasted Red Potatoes

Spanish Trail Country Club, 5050 Spanish Trail Lanes, Las Vegas, NV 89113 Entrance at the East Gate on Tropicana Blvd, west of Rainbow Blvd.

DESSERT

Click here for Directions

Chef’s Sweet Selection

Members $30, non-members $35; Cash, checks, credit cards accepted at the door. Or pay in advance

Specify dietary restrictions in Special Instructions

VEGETARIAN ENTRÉE Roasted Veggie Pot Pie

RSVPs are firm reservations. No-shows will be billed.

U P C O M I N G

Doug Bradford, USO Las Vegas Center Director & Marianne Wojciechowicz, USO Programs Manager will recap our “Dancing with the Troops” event and share upcoming USO events & updates.

Our annual Holiday Celebration. Come enjoy an evening of music and fun. Bring a wrapped gift for a gift exchange and an unwrapped gift for a child of a needy Nellis family.

Special Events November 1st—“Bunco Bash” Hosted by Michelle Bruce **Note** Home is not Handicap Accessible—stairs lead to bathrooms and Patio Bunco will be held on back patio—bring a sweater 4


New ARW Reserved Table Policy The ARW board has voted to adopt a formal policy regarding reserved tables at our monthly meetings. Effective October 1, 2013 a full table can be reserved if all RSVP's are paid through our online PayPal system or a check mailed and received 2 days prior to each monthly meeting. If any member requests a reserved table of 10, all seats must be paid for in advance. I'm certain all ARW members will respect the fairness of this policy. The board feels this will allow for a more welcoming environment for our guests and new members. With that said, the board really encourages a timely RSVP to our monthly meetings and payment in advance in order to allow the staff at Spanish Trails Country Club to provide the expert service for which their establishment is well known. To do less, is to deprive them from performing at their very best. Thank you all for continuing to make Active Republican Women of Las Vegas GREAT! Cherie Wood, President

Literacy...Molly Governs ARW Literacy Literacy is a community outreach program. That is something we ARW ladies do very well. I would encourage anyone who has a few minutes to first, contact me, Molly Governs, via email for a few helpful hints on doing volunteer reading in our local schools or day care centers. My email address is mogov@mac.com. Put “ARW Literacy” in the subject heading. Your neighbor hood school will most certainly have a need for guest readers. Just call their office and talk to the school’s volunteer coordinator or the principal. The ARW Literacy is always looking for donations of elementary school level books to give to needy schools in the Las Vegas Valley. Also, books of any type for our Veterans are also welcome. The books can be gently used or new. Homework and Literacy Literacy takes on many forms. It has recently come to my attention through a weekly newsletter published by the National Center for Literacy Education (NCLE) that a Google and the National Center for Family Literacy survey has shown parents are all too often frustrated by their children’s homework. Half the parents admitted having trouble helping students with homework. Of that number 46.5% parents actually don’t understand the homework. For more information Google: Education Week/K-12 Parents and the Public blog (9/18)


Legislative Report... Melody Howard Today I had the pleasure of representing Active Republican Women of Las Vegas (“ARW”) as a voting member of the Nevada Republican Party’s Central Committee for our biennial election of officers. I really enjoyed talking with Republicans throughout the state. Most of Clark’s newly elected officers participated in a roundtable with the officers from other counties and there was some lively dialogue on the various issues affecting different regions of the state. All in all, the consensus was we will all work together to ensure victory over a progressive agenda of higher taxes and gun control. It’s also quite interesting to discover that out of 17 Counties, 8 of those counties have elected women to be their County Chairs. 47%!. That does not include all of the women in leadership positions throughout our state.

The Election It was a rough week for the Party as the Chairman’s race intensified, and various news media joined in to make this race as ugly as it could have been – in a very public manner. Both candidates were highly qualified for the position. I’m pleased that in their media interviews, each were careful not to disparage the other on a personal level, and for that I am grateful. This race also entered into the Twitter and Facebook universe. For those of you who use social media in their daily lives, I’m sure you were not spared the ugliness that this race brought out this week; however, on the flip side of that, I’m very excited that Republicans in Nevada are embracing social media. While social media can bring a negative message, it can just as easily deliver a positive one. I’m unsure of who stated this in the blogosphere, but I think it holds true: "Social media is speech with a pretty big megaphone" I congratulate Michael McDonald on his re-election as Chairman of the Nevada Republican Party, Jim DeGraffenried as Vice Chair, Nan Adams as Secretary, and Michael Bertrand as Treasurer. The election results were: Chair: Michael McDonald: 193 Robert Uithoven: 112 Chairman McDonald won with 62% of the vote Vice Chair: Jim DeGraffenried: 222 Tim Williams: 76 Jim DeGraffenried won with 74% of the vote. Secretary: Nan Adams: 218 Phyllis Westropp: 87 Nan Adams won with 70% of the vote Treasurer: Michael Bertrand ran unopposed and received 90% of the vote. 6


Legislative Report…(cont)

County Reports (cont) White Pine: White Pine intends to repeat their 2012 election strategy, they won every Republican seat (and took a few Democrat incumbents out), in the 2014 election. They are first on the Lincoln Day circuit and will have their Lincoln Day/Reagan Dinner on January 18th. Lyon: Rich Hardcastle spoke on behalf of Chairwoman Peggy Gray and expressed that they are doing exceptionally well. Their focus is on sharing information amongst counties and fundraising. They are working on a car show, an opportunity drawing for a rifle, and a golf tournament. They are also working with their local high school on fundraisers to jointly raise money. They are attending all local and County events, and setting up booths whenever possible. This has increased membership at their meetings. They are focusing on getting all members involved in something. They are also setting up for the Caucus and their Lincoln Day Dinner. Nye: Bill Carns, Chairman of Nye County, is very proud that they have successfully brought 3 different factions of Republicans together to form a more cohesive county structure. They have increased their membership, and the amount of volunteers participating in various activities. They are having a BBQ on October 19th at Bill’s new home and will host several speakers. They are additionally having a Governor’s Gala on November 1st at the winery. Bill stressed that now candidates are coming to them for support, and that’s how it should be. They’re excited about the CD04 race and their political director, Lisa Marie Johnson, plans on “slapping the Democrats away.” Pershing: Carolyn Holbrank spoke on behalf of Chairwoman Carol Shank and discussed their very small County. They have approximately 7,000 residents, overwhelmingly Republican with the exception of the Burning Man event, when their population increased to 77,000. Carolyn stated that Washoe gets the money, they get the smoke. Pershing is very excited that they will have Lincoln Day Breakfast on February 9th and Senator Heller and Congressman Amodei will be the guest speakers. Story: Story County’s chair, Dr. Rob Slaby, discussed two primary events. The first featured Assemblyman Jim Wheeler whom he described as very informed and very personable. They thanked Washoe County for their overwhelming support of their second event. Washoe: Washoe County’s Chair Tom Taber discussed the expansion of their communications, opening their meetings to everyone, participating in community events, precinct walks focused on verification of registered voters. They will be walking every weekend. They are focusing on social media, with numerous writers and editors to publish weekly articles. They are working with the Young Republicans at UNR who are a very group with 60-75 students in attendance at their weekly meetings. They are additionally conducting a 1st Fridays at Claim Jumpers and have focused on elected officials and candidates as their guest speakers.


Legislative Report…(cont) County Reports Each County was given 2 minutes to present what they’ve been doing. Our counties have been very busy since our last meeting, and a few were unable to finish telling us all the great things going on in such a short time. I’m proud to report that our Chairman, David McKeon, reported a lot of information, was succinct, even gave a few shout outs to our various teams, and finished on time. Here is a brief review of what’s going on throughout the state: Carson: Chairwoman Lori Bagwell discussed the use of town halls to engage and grow their membership. They are also working on identifying homes that are not registered to vote. They are also having a great time engaging their membership in participating in parades and, in closing, “Carson is Red Hot and Ready to Elect Republicans.” Churchill: Churchill’s Chair, Sandy Hillery, reported that they are duplicating Carson’s efforts and are holding their first town hall. They meet quarterly and they are excited that their young Republicans are teaching them all about Twitter, Facebook, social media, and they’re also updating their website. They had a float in the Labor Day parade and were excited that they were moved up from float #130 or so, to #2, right behind Governor Sandoval. Sandy closed with “At the end of the day, we’re all Republicans.” Clark: Chairman David McKeon opened with it’s all about “winning elections.” His report focused on our first 60 days in office. Clark County is focused on minority outreach, candidate training – sponsoring a candidate boot camp, social media/Skype meetings, growing our email list from 15,000 to 90,000, our new website, precinct organization (118 signed up, 80 trained), 400 + volunteers, gave a shout out to our own Barbara Altman for her Candidate Recruitment efforts, Dave Clark for his volunteer outreach (and 70% success rate), and Steve Commander who has reached out to 300 + non-CCRCC members who are Republicans. McKeon has also raised $8,300 so far and has a $5,000/month commitment from the Las Vegas Sands, as well as receiving a $6,500.00 in kind donation from Sue Lowden in sponsoring our first fundraiser for Nevada Day. I’d say that’s a pretty darn good start. Douglas: Chairman Marco Caldana opened with the fact that there are 401 days until the 2014 election. Mr. Caldana briefly discussed their efforts of reaching out to NP voters due to voter bleed (Republicans registering as NP) and basically expressed “Folks just want our candidates to do what they say they will do.” He also discussed the fact that this election seemed to focus on money vs. principal and believes that we will be stronger if we switch that to “money and principal.” He also expressed his satisfaction that both candidates agreed to be committed to the Party regardless of the election results. Elko: Jim Cooney spoke on behalf of Chairman Lee Hoffman and reported they are working hard on Precinct coordination and getting ready for the caucus, they look forward to participating in the Nevada Day Parade, and their Hispanic outreach has been very successful. Humboldt: Chairman Stephan Tibbals was very pleased that Governor Sandoval asked them to put together a float on his behalf for the Labor Day Parade and that their float took 1st place!


Leadership Corner... Alice Shillock-Clark

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Nevada Federation of Republican Women Women=Results Committee Presents “Candidate and Worker Bees” Workshop As presented by: The Leadership Institute of Washington DC Open to all Republican Women Topics include: Deciding when to run, organizing a staff, raising funds, public speaking, and much more. The cost is $25.00 and includes lunch In the North the workshop is: 9 am to 4 pm on Friday, November 1, 2013 At ‘The Bosma Group’ Office, 401 Ryland Street, Reno In the South the workshop is 9 am to 3 pm on Saturday, November 2, 2013 At the Spiedini Restorani, in the Marriott, 221 N. Rambart, Las Vegas For information contact: Sherry Dilley, sherrydilley@charter.net Or Linda Colavechio, lrcal1@aol.com Space is limited for both events so please register early. Make check out to NvFRW and mail with the form below to: Linda Colavechio, 1288 Kimbles Way, Gardnerville, Nv 89410 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Name (print) ____________________________________ Amount included $_______ Phone number or email contact ___________________________________________ Event location you will attend: Las Vegas or Reno (circle one) Any special meal requirements? __________________________ Are you a club member? Yes / No (circle one) If yes, which club?__________________________ Club membership is not required to attend

Additional persons may be listed on the back 10


Caring for American Soldiers… Patricia Derrick US O D ANC E: Dancing with the Troops This dance is a Benefit for USO of Las Vegas, Nevada Thursday Oct 24, 2013 7-11 pm Italian American Club 2333 E Sahara Ave Las Vegas, NV 89104

702 -457-3866

USO Wish List COLLECT TRAVEL-SIZED CONTAINERS OF ITEMS BELOW; BRING TO THE ARW MONTHLY MEETING. DROP THEM INTO THE USO BAG. WE WILL DELIVER THEM TO USO LAS VEGAS ON BEHALF OF ARW

HEALTH-CARE PRODUCTS

FOOD

MISC. NECESSITIES

Vaseline Petroleum Jelly

*Slim Jims,

Travel Games

*Eye Drops *Deodorant *Sunscreen SPF 30 or higher

*Beef Jerky,

*SOCKS White cotton tube

Hand and Body Lotion Moisturizing Lotion *Toothbrushes, toothpaste, floss *Chapstick *Wet Wipes Foot Powder Rewetting Solution for contacts Tampons w/applicators for gun barrels *Shaving Cream Disposable Razors (twin blade) Chafing Cream Kleenex Individual Packages Chafing Paste Shower Gel *Hand Sanitizer *Talcum Powder Shampoo Conditioner Ear Plugs Toothbrush containers Sewing Kits Q-tips

*Power Bars, *Granola Bars Hard Candy: jolly ranchers, Lifesavers, etc. *Gum Instant Oatmeal *Sunflower Seeds & Nuts; Cans of nuts (with pop top) Single serving packets of: tea, lemonade, Gatorade, hot chocolate, apple cider, coffee, Kool Aid etc Small packages of Seasoning: mustard, hot sauce, ketchup, salt, pepper) Individual packets: tuna, chicken salad, Tuna Packets Canned Meat: Vienna Sausages Cocktail Franks, SPAM, etc. Cases of Bottled Water Cans of Fruit (with pop top) Microwave Popcorn

*Batteries (AA, AAA,C,D) Patriotic “Thank You” Cards support notes Small Paint Brushes Stationary, envelopes, pens Magazines: Car, sports, Health & Fitness, Readers Digest Quaker Oat Bars *Salted Peanuts Care Package Postage" costs approx. $14 to mail overseas Fruit Roll Ups Crossword Puzzles Word Search Puzzle books Playing Cards Video Games: Travel Games Chess, Checkers *Hand Warmers to put in gloves and boots


Caring for American Soldiers... Patricia Derrick ARW CARING FOR THE TROOPS COMMITTEE PROJECTS: USO ARW MEMBERS: Below is a message from USO Las Vegas to all donors and that includes each of you who have donated toiletries (small person items: toothbrushes, paste, lotion, soap etc.). Let's keep it coming. These items are greatly needed and sincerely appreciated. Bring your next donation to the October monthly meeting. Message from Doug Bradford, Director, USO Las Vegas, McCarran Airport:

Thank you very much for your 2013 contributions to USO Las Vegas. Since we opened our doors on Veterans Day in November 2010, the USO Las Vegas Center at McCarran Airport has served nearly 95,000 service members, including their dependents, and guests. The smiles on the faces of those who visit us are priceless. Many visitors comment that USO las Vegas is the best USO they have ever visited. That's a testament to the Las Vegas community, our volunteers and to you, our donors who support our functions and help USO Las Vegas promote its mission of serving those who serve our country. Your donations enable the troops at McCarran International Airport to find comfort and respite in a setting that is a true "Home Away From Home". Our center is designed so those serving our country, present and past, can take a break, rest, relax and have a little fun while awaiting their next airline flight. It is a bright and welcoming facility, and our programs are tailored to meet the ever changing needs of our service men and women, as well as their families. Community support of the USO Las Vegas is vital to the success of our facility and extremely important to our military and the USO. Again, we greatly appreciate your generous gifts. Respectfully yours, Doug Bradford, Center Director, USO Las Vegas.

DANCING WITH THE TROOPS OCTOBER 24, 7pm—111pm Organization of this USO Fundraising event is progressing without issue. Ticket reservations are being collected through EventBrite at http://uso-dwtt.eventbrite.com. Pricing for admission is $30 for Military Personnel, $50 for Seniors, $100 General Admission...Tell all your family & friends to come out & help support this worthy cause This will be a fun 1940’s style Big Band Swing dinner & dance. We will have swing dance lessons as well and opportunities to have photos taken with pinup girls & a 1942 Jeep Willy. Also, you can purchase dance tickets to dance with members of each military branch. Space is limited, so purchase your tickets early!!!

TOYS FOR NELLIS ARW Las Vegas is conducting a "Toys for Nellis" donation drive for Nellis Air Force Base families. These toys will be welcomed at the December ARW monthly meeting at Spanish Trails. It may seem a little early but it's never too early to add this wonderful event to your Christmas list. We look forward to your toys for families of Nellis soldiers. Thank you in advance for joining us in this effort. Sincerely, Patricia Derrick, "Caring for Soldiers" ARW Chairman.

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Save The Date!

dancing

With

The

Troops

big band bash

Thursday, October 24th - 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Italian American Club 2333 E. Sahara Avenue Las Vegas, Nevada Dance the Night Away with our 40's style Big Band Get your photo with our Pin Up Gals and 1942 Jeep Willy! Hot & Hearty Italian Cuisine $30 - $100 per person, table of 10 - $950 For Tickets Please Visit http://uso-dwtt.eventbrite.com Presented By

All Proceeds Benefit

For additional details, please call Ms. Annette Barnes at 702-808-6638


Caring for America...Barbara Altman

Tuesday, September, 17 was Liberty Day. ARW sponsored the Day with a discussion on the Constitution with the 5th Grade Students from Marion Cahalan-Edison Elementary School. Our guest speaker was Richard Scotti, a lawyer at Kemp Jones. He spoke on the Constitution and what it means to all of us. He spoke about the Bill of Rights and the Declaration of Independence and how these principals framed our Country today. The children were very enthusiastic and asked many questions. Especially about Richard and what it took too become a Lawyer. I would like to thank Richard Scotti, Brenda and Michael Flank, Kristine Fisher for helping me with Liberty Day.

Seated onstage: Barbara Altman, Brenda Flank & Michael Flank. Speaker seated on stairs: Richard Scotti.

Richard Scotti & approximately 100 5th grade students

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◊Tuesday, October 22, 2013 from 6:30 P.M. to 8:15 P.M◊ ◊Event at Atomic Testing Museum which resides at 755 East Flamingo Road◊ ◊Atomic Testing Museum Phone #: 702-794-5143◊

Program Includes: -Introductions of N.I.C.E Board of Directions -Introduction of Gray ES and Hyde Park MS Teachers -Speaker: Robin Hill- HPMS on DaVinci -Student Team Leaders Speak -Viewing of Student Presentations on Robotics, Science, Math, Art, and Music. -For more Information and to RSVP- Contact - Barbara Altman, President-NICE at 1-310-622-3140


NFRW Reception at Churchill Downs Pictured from left: 

Cherie Wood, ARW President, 1st VP NvFRW

Kathy Njus - Secretary Clark County Republican Party and Secretary North Vegas Valleys Republican Women

Maureen (Mo) Karas, Vice Chair, NvFRW, Immediate past President, ARW

Carol Del Carlo, Immediate Past President Incline Village - Crystal Bay Republican Women

2013

Be sure to stop by the Boutique before the event begins for the best selection!

ARW LEADERSHIP TEAM OFFICERS: President 1st Vice-President 2nd Vice-President Recording Secretary Treasurer Immediate Past President

We have some GREAT buys at a tiny price!

Cherie Wood Diane Welch Stephanie Reeder Kristene Fisher Priscilla Campbell Maureen “Mo” Karas

STANDING COMMITTEE CHAIRS: Achievement Awards Eleanor Mills & Alice Shillock-Clark Americanism Barbara Altman Budget & Finance Nancy Hambrick Boutique Judy Ferraro & Michele Bruce Bylaws Martha Kimpel Campaigns Melody Howard Caring for America Barbara Altman Caring for American Soldiers Patricia Derrick Chaplain Kristene Fisher Communication/Public Relations Jennifer Barrier Corresponding Secretary / Advertising / Promotions Christine Hall Decorations Gwen Barrett Fundraising Maureen “Mo” Karas Hospitality / Historian Margaret Helsper Leadership Alice Shillock-Clark Legislation Melody Howard Literacy / MELP Molly Governs Newsletter Annette Barnes Parliamentarian Kathie Slaughter Volunteer Hours Alice Shillock-Clark

Pick up an accessory for yourself or someone you know. Also, ask about our clearance items.

***NOTE: If you are interested in helping out on any com14

mittee or have questions, please contact Cherie Wood via email lvcsw@yahoo.com or phone (702) 480 7151


Membership Corner I am so proud of the Women and Men that stepped up to be a part of Active Republican Women. We had such a wonderful response. Please let me welcome all new and returning members for the year of 2014!!! Next meeting we will all get a chance to renew our membership. But why wait till the next meeting. You can sign up on line or fill out the paperwork and mail it in to the address listed on the Membership forms attached. Always encourage new people you meet to get involved. WOMEN = RESULTS (and men always support us!!) New & Renewing Full Members

New & Renewing Associate Members

Millie Barfield

Gregory Bailer, Jr

Maria Cable

Richard Bunce

Judy Ferraro

Vick Gill

Michele Fiore

George Hicks

Beth Fitzgerald

Sue Lowden

Jo Gowens

Michael McDonald

Maureen Karas

Dave McGowen

Joan Lapan

Jose Padilla

Lisa Myers-Gambini

Phil Perine

Bonnie Perine

Michael Richardson

Shirley Pokrzyk

Eric Roberts

Lee Price Janet Reiber Lia Roberts Patricia Schultz Victoria Seaman Debbie Sotiros Judy Stebbins Janice Tanno Bertie Tettamanti Cherie Wood

DON’T LET YOUR BUSY SCHEDULE STOP YOU FROM DOING WHAT YOU ARE PASSIONATE ABOUT. LET US BE THE CLUB IN LAS VEGAS THAT HAS 100% PARTICIPATION.

Thank you all: Sincerely, Stephanie Reeder – V.P. Membership 15


ACTIVE REPUBLICAN WOMEN OF LAS VEGAS (Nevada) is a women’s political organization, bringing together women to positively impact the direction of our state and our nation. We come together as a collective force advancing the Republican Party and WOMEN through political access and participation.

ACTIVE Republican Women Membership Application 2013 Annual Dues--Check One: *New _________ Renewing __________ Member since: ________/_________ Member* ($30) ________ Associate* ($15) ___________ (If already a regular member of another club or men only) NAME: ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ (As it appears on Voter Registration – Must be a Registered Republican to join) ADDRESS: ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ CITY and STATE: _________________________________________________________________________ ZIP: _________________________ PHONE NUMBER: ___________________________________________CELL NUMBER: __________________________________________ EMAIL ADDRESS: __________________________________________________________BIRTHDAY: ___________/___________________ Month Year *Referred/Sponsored by: ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

*Please indicate if you’d like a name badge for an additional $10.00 Yes ____________ No____________

I am a registered Republican and I will support and work for the election of Republican Candidates for office and encourage loyalty to the Republican Party. _____________________________________________________________________ Signature

________________________________________________ Date

Please make check payable to Active Republican Women and mail to: Stephanie Reeder-Membership Vice-President; 889 So. Rainbow Ste. #146, Las Vegas, NV 89145 Visit our website: http://.arwlv.com

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ARW’s Membership Meeting—Sept 12

Dave McKeon

Sue Lowden

Barbara Cevagske Michael McDonald

Victoria Seaman, Michele Fiore, Chris Hall

Carol Del Carlo, Eleanor Mills

New member, Dave McKeon, Saroj Singh 19


ARW’s Membership Meeting—Sept 12

Saroj Singh, Barbara Altman Nancy & John Hambrick, Diane Welch

Martha Kimple, Phil Perine

Michael McDonald, Cherie Wood Michele Fiore, Sue Lowden

Sue Lowden, Lia Roberts Lia Roberts, Mo Karas, Ana Wood Martha Kimple, Cherie Wood, Eleanor Mills 20


I am a Republican because…

I believe the strength of our nation lies with the individual and that each person’s dignity, freedom, ability and responsibility must be honored.

I believe in equal rights, equal justice and equal opportunity for all, regardless of race, creed, sex, age or disability

I believe free enterprise and encouraging individual initiative have brought this nation opportunity, economic growth and prosperity.

I believe government must practice fiscal responsibility and allow individuals to keep more of the money they earn.

I believe the proper role of government is to provide for the people only those critical functions that cannot be performed by individuals or private organizations and that the best government is that which governs least.

I believe the most effective, responsible and responsive government is government closest to the people.

I believe Americans must retain the principles that have made us strong while developing new and innovative ideas to meet the challenges of changing times.

I believe Americans value and should preserve our national strength and pride while working to extend peace, freedom and human rights throughout the world.

Finally, I believe the Republican Party is the best vehicle for translating these ideals into positive and successful principles of government.


Active Republican Women of Las Vegas 889 So. Rainbow Ste. #146, Las Vegas, NV 89145 www.ARWLV.com ARWLV@ymail.com

Battle Born Bulletin - October 2013  
Battle Born Bulletin - October 2013  

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