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                                       R E P U B L I C A N   W O M E N  
                                                       Established in 1943
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We are an army of Republican Women that support the Republican Party Platform and work towards growing new Republican leaders at all levels of government.

2016 thru 2023 have already been making History!  

What will YOU do to be a positive part 
of that history in 2024
Make a difference and grow our freedoms.

Bring a friend to join our Club TODAY!

Benefits of Membership

  • Networking with women who share similar interests and concerns.
  • Meetings with informative and educational programs.
  • Becoming active in our community/county and positively impacting the county and country.
  • Meeting local, state and national Republican women.
  • Meeting Republican Party leaders.
  • Automatic member of the IFRW (Illinois Federation of Republican Women), and the NFRW (National Federation of Republican Women).
  • Newsletter and information from local club, state and national federations.
  • Access to training in leadership, working on campaigns and opportunities for involvement.

Will YOU Join Us?

2024 is a pivotal year!  

    Join thousands of Republican women across the nation in building leaders, energizing communities and keeping America strong! 

We welcome all Republican women and hope you will join our network. Help us make a difference in our Carroll County communities and beyond.

Share the Vision...Join Republican Women

It's FAST & Easy!  
-Submit your application by printing the application below and mail   - OR - 
- Pay in person by cash/check at one of our luncheons

J O I N   U S

M e m b e r s h i p   C h a l l e n g e
E a c h  O n e - B r i n g  O n e

 W A T C H   U S   G R O W

Keep in Mind...

Growth  =  Members  =  Strength  =  Votes  =  

Republican Majority
Remember to Renew Your Membership in October!

    Luncheons are a great time & place to renew, but you are also welcome to mail your form/check payable to CCRW to:

Elaine Rooker, PE, PO Box 201, Savanna, IL.  61074

    Basic dues are $30, but we encourage you to consider joining at a SUSTAINER LEVEL. The extra funds are very much appreciated and help us to reach out into our Carroll County communities.  

    Our organization grows by invitation, so please invite your friends to our meetings, too.

    Contributing - $35
    Gold - $40
    Diamond - $45
Cloudy Days...
April Eberle, Sunshine Chair

    If anyone knows of a 
    CCRW member who is 
    sick or has passed or just
    needs a cheerful note, 
    please contact
    April Eberle
    with their address so a 
    personal card can be mailed. 

    Thank you.

Membership Committee

 Lana Soldat / Elaine Rooker, P.E., Co-Chairs

    Joining a local club is a great way to participate in the political process at the grassroots level, develop leadership skills and network with women in your community.

    Members of Carroll County Republican Women are automatically members of the Illinois Federation of Republican Women and of the National Federation of Republican Women.

    Dues at the local level vary, but include state membership dues (IFRW), which are $10.00 per member per year; and national membership dues (NFRW), which are $20.00 per member per year.

We welcome you to join us today!

Our Mission

    Carroll County Republican Women is dedicated to promoting the principles of the Republican Party through an informed electorate by educating and empowering its members, and by electing Republicans to local, state and national offices.

    It is our mission to strengthen the voice of Republican women at all community and government levels. We support our local, state and national candidates and elected officials. We aspire to teach patriotism and the benefits of involvement.

    Our History
      - Carroll County Republican Women (CCRW) was founded in 1943 and was one of the first clubs to be established in Illinois.
    - The Club serves the communities of Carroll County Illinois, including Mt. Carroll, Savanna, Thomson, Chadwick, Milledgeville, Lanark, Shannon and Lake Carroll.
    - We take pride in our American heritage, our community and the support of our troops.
    - We are dedicated to the U.S. Constitution and to the conservative principles of the Republican Party.
    - CCRW is part of the Illinois Federation of Republican Women (IFRW) and of the National Federation of Republican Women (NFRW).

    Republican Women are the heart and hands, the foot soldiers of the Republican Party. 2017 through 2020 continued to prove to be defining years for our Country, our State
and our local communities. Republican Women are informed, attuned, and motivated to synergize Republican principles.
Join us for 2021!

    Together We
-Identify and Elect Republican candidates at all levels.
-Volunteer and Vote and hold accountable Republican and other Elected Officials. 
-Team up and stand shoulder to shoulder to continue to 
                                Keep America Great


    Lana Soldat, 2021-2022
    The Honorable Rep. Tony McCombie, 2019-2020 
    Jodi Purlee, 2015-2018
    Robin McConnel, 2011-2014
    Michelle Schurman, 2007- 2010
    Venita McConnel, 2005-2006 
    Judy Gray, 2003-2004
    Betty Harms, 2001-2002 
    Frances Burkholder, 1999-2001 
    Sandra Kopecky, 1995-1998 
    Frances Burkholder, 1993-1994 
    Margie Bausman, 1989-1992 
    JoAnn Palmer, 1987-1988
    Val Warner, 1987
    Betty Harms, 1983-1986
    Wanda Stewart, 1981-1982
    Nancy Freeman, 1979-1980 
    Marilyn Magill, 1977-1978
    Helen Turnbaugh, 1975-1976 
    Harriet Bickelhaupt, 1973-1974 
    Bernelle Weiler, 1971-1972
    Helen Mackay, 1967-1970
    Martha Hartman, 1965-1966 
    Roberta Colehour Rusk, 1964 
    Maxine Polhill, 1963-1964
    Evelyn Senneff, 1959-1962
    N. Jean Sturtevant, 1957-1958 
    Mrs. Stanley Finnefrock, 1955-1956 
    Maxine Polhill, 1943-1954

Engaging, Educating & Empowering Women...since 1943

2025 CCRW
Membership Dues
are due by our October 2024 meeting. 

Thank you!