Dashing Through December?
Don't miss the BCRW Meeting!
Come have lunch with us on December 20. It'll be a relaxed, cheerful event with conversation and games, all in the Christmas spirit.
In addition to the fun, we'll be electing next year's officers!
The slate of nominees is as follows:
President: Melanie Elliott
1st Vice President: Rebecca Hedges
2nd Vice President: Cindy Acree
Corresponding Secretary: Rhonda Cook
Treasurer: Dianna Lankford
We are accepting nominations for Recording Secretary.
The duties of the Recording Secretary:
- be a regular (not associate) BCRW member
- attend the executive board meetings
(1st Mon/each month/12-1:30)
- attend the regular club meetings
(3rd Tue/each month/11:30-1:30)
- record minutes at the meetings, promptly send them to board members, and read them at meetings if requested
- support other BCRW activities with effort and attendance
If this fits your skill set and availability, please consider being BCRW's recording secretary. Reply to this email if you have questions or ideas. We'd love to have your help. Thank you!
BCRW meets the third Tuesday of each month at the Pleasant Crossing Golden Corral in Rogers (exit 81). Networking begins at 11:30 am and the meeting begins at noon. We warmly invite guests to attend. Questions? Please contact Melanie Elliott, 479.321.8145.
Douglas Tyler Burton Memorial Scholarship
Is there a HS Senior or College Freshman in your family?
The Arkansas Federation of Republican Women’s "Douglas Tyler Burton Memorial Scholarship" is available to high school seniors and first year college students (including vocational/technical).
Applicant must be a U.S. citizen, attend school in Arkansas, and be a member – or child of a member – of the AFRW or any affiliated Republican organization.
Every regular BCRW member is also a member of AFRW. If you're not a member but would like your child to apply for the scholarship, you need to join BCRW.
The scholarship forms can be emailed to you. Simply reply to this email and ask for them.
Scholarships to be awarded:
One - $500 - Vocational or Technical
One - $1,000 - Two or Four Year Undergraduate
Deadline: Submit application to BCRW Club President Melanie Elliott by 1/1/17.
It's time to join or rejoin BCRW for 2017.
Members, please renew for 2017.
If you're not yet a member, we welcome you to join.
YOU are important to us. This is an exciting and important time to be a Republican.
Your dues support AFRW, NFRW, scholarships, candidates, special events, publicity, and club maintenance.
Thanks so much for your support of Benton County Republican Women!
Regular membership is $30 – For women who want to make BCRW their primary club, who aren’t members of other Republican Women’s clubs. Includes full voting privileges and membership in the Arkansas Federation of Republican Women and the National Federation of Republican Women. CLICK HERE TO RENEW OR BECOME A MEMBER.
AFRW Legislative Day at the Arkansas State Capitol gives Republican women the opportunity to be briefed on current legislation, to attend committee hearings and other legislative events, to meet with their legislators, and to present a united front and make their collective voices heard.
Every BCRW member is encouraged to take this day-trip to Little Rock. We will carpool. It's fun and very educational! Mark your calendar and keep watching for more information.
Photo caption: Dressed in "Republican Red," attendees take a group photograph with Republican representatives and senators on the Capitol grounds.