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The May election was brutal for local Republi-cans. In many ways, I am so disappointed but in other ways, I know Republican Women cannot be kept down!
The May elections ate us. We lost Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation District (THPRD) Board to a slate of novice, radical liberals who campaigned on diverting THPRD money from parks to low income housing. Wha…??? The Hillsboro School District Board remains entirely liberal. We lost our only conservative voice on the Tigard-Tualatin School District Board. In fact, every Republican in a Washington County contested race with a Democrat or a non-affiliated candidate lost. Those who voted spoke and I don’t like what they said.
In Salem, our super-minority legislators can do little to stop the onslaught of bad bills. Our Sena-tors walked out of the Capitol at one point to deny the Democrats a 20-member quorum. In the House, our Representatives maintained the re-quirement to read aloud the bills their entirety to slow things down.
BUT, on May 30, the OFRW Day at the Leg-islature ushered in fresh air to the Capitol. Over 60 Republican Women from across the state trav-eled to Salem to offer support to our elected offi-cials. Donned in red vests, jackets and blouses we presented a notable Republican presence in the galleries. Following our “courtesy” introductions, we received smiles and waves from the “right side” of the floor.
To their credit, our legislators were remarkably upbeat when they joined us for lunch and spoke of their legislative endeavors. Sen. Linthicum in-spired us with his historical and philosophical per-spective. Our freshman legislators enthusiastically described their learning curves and successes in representing their districts. Rep. Greg Barreto al-ways brings calm and encouragement. We are en-couraged by the strength of the Republican cau-cus.
The legislative session is set to end June 30th which cannot come too soon. PLEASE take a moment NOW to send a postcard to our Senators and Representatives. Your kind words of en-couragement and thanks will be welcomed
So… I am taking a deep breath, enjoying spring and the songbirds in my yard. If you garden, get out there and make it beautiful. Do what makes you happy. Washington County is a wonderful place to live. Let’s keep it that way!
I recently heard the Trump Victory Campaign may come to Oregon. Why not – Oregon is living with disastrous policies of “Democratic social-ism”? Think we can help the Trump Train in Ore-gon? I DO! The CHALLENGE is before us in Oregon and America. Think we can do it?? I DO! We will stay vigilant. Track – Record – Educate! Folks will listen. The tide is turning, the experts say.
“Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.” William James, American Philosopher
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MEMBERSHIP MEETINGS and OTHER BHRW EVENTS
Our monthly membership meetings are usually on the third Thursday of the month from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at:
Rock Creek Country Club
5100 NW Neakahnie Ave.
Portland, OR 97229 (see map)
The meeting is $22 per person which includes lunch. Please R.S.V.P. by the Friday prior to the meeting to 2nd VP, Alison Kettenhofen at email@example.com
NOTE: There will be no membership luncheons in July and August
Recent Membership Meetings
At our June 20 meeting, John Charles and Kathryn Hickok of Cascade Policy Institute discussed the differences in views between conservative and liberals views.
BHRW will staff voter registration at GOP booth at Washington County Fair July 25-28. Interested in helping? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
BHRW at Hops Baseball Game - July 29, $54. A fun dinner and game night with friends. Contact email@example.com if interested.
Membership Evening - August 21 6:00-8:00 PM will be our annual membership evening when we can welcome prospective members, introduce them to BHRW activities and enjoy each other’s company.. Contact friends and neighbors who you think might be interested in BHRW activities and invite them to join us.
2019 Garage Sale - August 8-10 (set up Aug 6-7). Our main fund raiser will be in August this year at: 21005 SW Rosedale Rd, Aloha, OR 97078.
Please start saving items for the sale. A sign up sheet will be emailed to all members. Please participate as and when you can. Click here for a guideline re donated items.
BHRW Red Shoe Book Club usually meets monthly on the 4th Monday at 10:30am at Café Murrayhill in Beaverton, 14500 SW Murray Scholls Dr #103, Beaverton, OR 97007. We will NOT meet in May. Our next meeting will be Monday June 24 when we discuss Why I Am a Reagan Conservative by Michael K. Deaver
Interested in joining BHRW for a 3 hour instruction on using a firearm, followed by practice and a potluck at the Beavercreek Armory (date TBD)? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
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