March 27 - 28  2009
 

 

                         



 
Cherry Blossom Time in the D.C. Area
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National Federation of Republican Women
2009 Spring Board of Directors Meeting
March 27 - 28, 2009

 
Republican Women from across the country met in Arlington, VA.
for their Spring Board of Directors Meeting at the
beautiful Marriott Crystal Gateway

 



 

View Photo Page of NFRW Regents Tea at the White House - March 12, 2008

 


Board Meeting Photo Highlights
Friday, March 27, 2009

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Friday Morning NFRW Board Meeting


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1. Program for NFRW Spring Board meeting 2009.  Following an impressive Presentation of Colors by the Quantico Marine Honor Guard,  NFRW President Shirley Sadler called the meeting to order and  Introduced the head table and new state presidents.  Head table left to right   2. President Shirley Sadler, 2nd Vice Chairman Sue Lynch, Secretary Jeannine Long, Treasurer Sharon Sollenbarger, 4th Vice President Rae Lynne Chornenky 3. Joyce Smith, LaDonna Ryggs, and Lisa Roper - Members at Large.  2nd Vice President Jane Lane, Parliamentarian Jan Kennady and President Shirley Sadler.
 


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5. Roll call by Secretary Jeannne Long  6.  Sharon Sollenbarger - Standing and Special Rules   7. Joyce Smith, Presentation of Program   8. Outside Auditor's Report - Mike Lerche, CPA


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9. Christine Oster fills in for Latta Chapman of Morgan Stanley  10. Tricia Greene, Treasurer gives report  11. Robert Ringer, a great motivational speaker.  "Our economy is a result of our loss of freedom and free enterprise."  12. Rob Portman, candidate for U.S. Senate from Ohio.  13..Rob received a standing ovation from the group of Republican Women and a special "thank you" from President Shirley Sadler. Visit Rob Portman website - Portman on Facebook
 


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14 -16.  Linda Ivell of Florida gives an update on the 35th Biennial convention in Orlando on September 10 - 13, 2009   View more  17. Barbara McInerney from Connecticut, Ruby Robinson from Georgia, Roseann Slonsky-Breault from California and Bobbie Frantz from Georgia.


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Friday Luncheon


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18. Dreama Perdue, Luncheon Toastmistress, introduces Gina Scime, luncheon speaker. 19. Gina Scime of the McLaughlin Group. 20 - 21 who shares many interesting charts with poll statistics from the 2008 national elections. 

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Friday Afternoon Board Meeting
 


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22 - 23. S.Sgt. Aaron D. Allmon, brother of Lisa Roper, presents a slide show which he made of action in Iraq.  On right in photo 22 is Catie James, Fundraising Chairman, who displayed the framed photo of  President and Laura Bush dancing at inauguration with military in background.  24.  Photo auctioned during the session which raised a very significant amount of money.
 

37th Biennial Convention Presentation:
Embassy Suites, Charleston, South Caroline and Gault House, Louisville, Kentucky
Louisville, Kentucky won the vote!
 


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25. Sharon Giese gives State President's Report   26. Caroline Pierce give the Regent's Report   27. Carol Meny gives Literacy Committee Report   28. Martha Jenkins and Joan Joseff present the Public Relations report    29. Jessie Morton gives the Legislative Chairman's Report

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Saturday Board Meeting

Election of NFRW Nominating Committee
Candidates below give two minute speeches


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     30. Linda Ivell FL    31. Sara Jo Odom OK   32 Christine Peters  NH    33. Arla Jean Murray  MT


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        34. Noreen Thomas AZ    35. Linda Petrou NC    36. Millie Rogers GA    37. Jackie Stafford
             speaking on behalf of
Lyn Sanchez of CO


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       38. Jo Mitchell NM    39. Lisa Roper TX     40. Freda von Schiller NY    41. List of Candidates
 
        Click here for list of winners and contact information . . .
 


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Members vote

Read Resolutions
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42. Catie James, Fundraising Chairman, selling tickets   43. Dreama Perdue presents proposed bylaws changes.  44. Lois Glab presents resolutions.

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Saturday Luncheon
 


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45. Sue Lynch, 1st Vice President and Toastmistress   46. Sue shows some of the winners from Friday night Purse Party  47. Urve Kiik, Capitol Regent, introduces luncheon speaker, Fred Barnes   48. Barnes addresses the NFRW members. Barnes joined the FOX team in 1996 and is co-host of "The Beltway Boys." After 10 years as senior editor and White House correspondent for The New Republic, Barnes founded The Weekly Standard with William Kristol and John Podhoretz. Today he serves as its executive editor. Read more


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49. Fred Barnes joins Republican woman at luncheon table.  50.  President Shirley Sadler presents a special gift to Fred Barnes.  51. Sue presents prize to the drawing winner Frederika ver Hulst with Tonya Stiel, Fundraising Chairman, on right.  52. Sue with Capitol Regent Joan Joseff.

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53 - 55. Scenes from around the room
during the Saturday luncheon


Mark you calendar now for the 35th
Biennial NFRW Convention.
 
September 10 - 13, 2009
Caribe Royale Hotel 
Orlando, Florida
Read more


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Friday Evening Purse Party
Just a few of the many original entries!
Hosted by President Shirley Sadler
 


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Friday Afternoon Technology Workshop
The New Media
March 28, 2009
 

This workshop was conducted by Vince Harris who is a senior at Baylor University. He has extensive experience with websites and blogging for Governor Mike Huckabee and Senator John Coryn.  While in high school Vince had all the northern Virginia politicians on his blog, www.TooConservative.com  He is currently working for Bob McConnell who will be Virginia's next Governor. Vince was introduced by Bettye Chambers, NFRW Website Assistance Committee Chairman.
 


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1. Vince talks to the group abut the "new media."  See Webopedia  2. Definition of  "new media". 
3. Other Mediums    4. The Ladies have many questions! 
 


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5. Types of New Media   6 - 7.  Vince soon has the ladies using their cell phones, "Twittering" and having fun!   8. The Huckabee Blog which Vince managed during the campaign. The session was so interesting that we went an hour over time.  Vince was great at giving individual help.



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Read a summary of the 2009 Spring Board of Directors Meeting in the Capital Connection --
News and Information.   April 3, 2009
 



View NFRW Capitol Regents and Regents at the White
House Tea 
  -  March 12, 2008
Our Final Tea at the White House with Mrs. Bush


    

     Congratulations to Louisiana for recruiting 41 new regents in 2008!

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