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"In America, the people govern, the people rule, and the people are sovereign.  I was elected not to take power, but to give power to the American people, where it belongs."    -President Donald J. Trump

In memory of two former members who displayed inspirational guidance & leadership to CCRW:

​Venita McConnel                   Ruth Kelly
              November 1929-October 2019                     July 1929-June 2019
Engaged, Involved and 
Making a Difference . . .
One Vote at a Time 
 . . . Helping to turn  our 
Blue State RED
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Be a part of Illinois' 
grassroots efforts
The Office of Donald J. Trump

The Office of Donald J. Trump is committed to preserving the magnificent legacy of the Trump Administration, while at the same time advancing the America First agenda.  Through civic engagement and public activism, the Office of Donald J. Trump will strive to inform, educate, and inspire Americans from all walks of life as we seek to build a truly great American Future. Through this office, President Trump will remain a tireless champion for the hardworking men and women of our great country – and for their right to live in safety, dignity, prosperity, and peace.
"The best is yet to come." 

September Luncheon Meeting
Thursday, September 23, 2021
12 noon - Check-in / Social hour * 12:30 p.m. - Lunch Meeting Starts

Candlelight at Lake Carroll 
2911 Ironwood Blvd.  

​​Guest Speaker:
Representative Andrew Chesney - 89th District
In addition, U.S. Congressional Candidate - Charlie Hemlick

COST:  $12       
Menu:  "Chicken George", Salad, Dessert & Drink           

Reservations required  *  Call your Town Chair for reservations

* THANK YOU to REMAX / Patty Kloepping for providing the delicious dessert *

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Bring baked items/goodies and THANK YOU notes to this meeting for  1) Sheriff Kloepping, and 2) the 8 Law Enforcement officials across Carroll County:  Chadwick, Lanark, Lake Carroll, Milledgeville, Mt. Carroll, Thomson, Savanna, Shannon

Questions about this project? Call: Diane Bradbury at 815-342-0678
"We cannot ignore the past and move forward into the future 'hoping' election fraud will not recur.  The enemy did it once (or more) and thinks he got away with it.  The enemy will do it again.  The time to take a stand is now.  Do not let November 3, 2020 go quietly in the night."   

-Lin Wood, Attorney
"Fix the 2020 election, fight for Trump, fight to fix 2020!"       -Lin Wood, April 2021
Speak Truth 
Be Fearless
 "The movement we started is only just the - BEGINNING!"
Donald J. Trump (1-19-2021)
​Diane Bradbury, Chair

September 23 Project:  Bring baked items/goodies & THANK YOU NOTES to the SEPTEMBER 23 MEETING... to honor our Sheriff's Department & our Law Enforcement officials in Carroll County

We care about our communities
. . . by financially supporting local food pantries as well as initiating other projects that support our law enforcement, fire officials & other first responders.
Donations are accepted at each regular CCRW meeting.

President:  Jayne Raef, Kankakee County
1st Vice President:  Sue Hamilton, Williamson County
2nd Vice President:  Linda Hernandez, Peoria County
3rd Vice President:  Barbara Viviano, St. Clair County
4th Vice President:  Mary Surprenant, Vermillion County
Secretary:  Gloria Cudia, Winnebago County
Treasurer:  Dawn Eaves, Kankakee County
Immediate Past President:  Linda Yoakum, Champaign County

President:  Ann Schockett, New York
Immediate Past President:  Jody Rushton, Texas
1st Vice President:  Eileen Sobjack, Washington
2nd Vice President:  Julie Harris, Arkansas
3rd Vice President:  Frances Taylor, Alabama
4th Vice President:  Martha Jenkins, North Carolina
Secretary:  Vanessa LaFranco, New Jersey
Treasurer:  Michelle Buckwalter-Schurman, Illinois
Member-at-Large:  Suzanne Heinzmann, Indiana
Member-at-Large:  Beverly Owensby, South Carolina
Member-at-Large:  Barbara Ellerbrook, Kentucky

"Building leaders. Energizing Communities. 
Keeping America Strong."
National Federation of
Republican Women 

Slate of Officers for 2022-23

The 2021 Nominating Committee has nominated the following 
Slate of Officers to serve the NFRW for 2022-23:

• PRESIDENT: Eileen Sobjack, Washington
• 1st VICE PRESIDENT: Vanessa LaFranco, New Jersey
• 2nd VICE PRESIDENT: Michelle Buckwalter-Schurman, Illinois
• 3rd VICE PRESIDENT: Carol Hadley, California
• 4th VICE PRESIDENT: Julie Harris, Arkansas
• SECRETARY: Marilyn Harris, Colorado
• TREASURER: Keri Abernathy, Mississippi

Carroll County Republican Women congratulates 
all of the nominees, but we are especially proud of 
Michelle Buckwalter-Schurman, a long time CCRW member and Past-President of CCRW.  Way to go, Michelle!
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Mt. Carroll Christmas Walk
SAVE THE DATE:  December 4

CCRW Booth - Christmas decor & Baked goods for sale
 * More details to come * 
Constitution Day - Sept. 17, 2021
* 8th Grade Essay Contest *
"What the U.S. Constitution Means to Me"
Winning Essay: $25 Gift Certificate

Arlene Bickelhaupt & Lydia Hutchcraft, Co-chairs

an Americanism Program Project


"Women Making a Difference"




Luncheon meetings in September or October are a great time & place to renew your membership dues.
"The simple step of a courageous individual is not to take part in the lie"                  - Solzhenitsyn