President’s Message – August 2016

Hello fellow members and friends –

Whew, can you believe it is already August?  We are just days away from a hot primary election.  Don’t forget to vote on Tuesday, August 16 and take a neighbor or a friend along.  We have many choices, and we want to make sure we elect strong Republicans to office!

That being said, words cannot express my thankfulness for your unwavering support and generosity.  We are the one club in Anchorage who provided financial support for some of our uncontested races in …

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President’s Message – January 2016

“Our tears fall silently, our hearts grieve quietly but God hears our cries and shares our sorrow.”

The past couple of months have been tough ones for ARWC.  Two of our Board members have lost family members.  Carolyn Leman lost her youngest daughter, Nicole in a terrible hiking accident in New Zealand.  Kay Schuster lost her sister, Suzy in her long battle with cancer.  Suzy, her mother, Maxine and sister-in-law Chelsea are all members of ARWC.

Please keep both of these …

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President’s Message – November 2015

Dear Members,

As we head into a big election year in 2016, we will be counting on your continued energy to help us elect strong Republicans to office. Please renew your membership today!  Reminder, if you renew your membership prior to December 31, you will receive a discount!

Our club is only as strong as our member make it.  We appreciate your participation in club events.  Please continue to share with your friends and family and encourage them to come join us.

Thank you …

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President’s Message – October 2015

Dear Members,

Fall is flying by!  We have several events coming up, please come an invite your friends.  Thank you to all who came to our last luncheon featuring Amanda Coyne, what a huge success!

As we head into a big election year in 2016, we will be counting on your continued energy to help us elect strong Republicans to office. Please renew your membership today!

Thank you for your continued support,


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President’s Message – September 2015

Dear Members,

Happy September!  We have a lot of fun events coming up, I hope you all will make every effort to attend and bring guests along.

Thanks to all who came out for our Straight Shooters event.  We had a great day with wonderful weather.  All who attended had a great time!

The Alaska delegation will be heading to Phoenix this week.  We hope to come back with some new energy and ideas!

As we head into fall, please be thinking about those friends who yearn …

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President’s Message – August 2015

Dear Members,

I hope this finds you all well! Thanks to all who attended the Summer Salad Luncheon, and a special thanks to Mead Treadwell for being such a wonderful host! The weather managed to hold (no rain), and we had a great event.

I look forward to seeing a group of you at our biennial Straight Shooters event August 22. Space is limited, so make sure to reserve your spot today.

We have recently had some vacancies on the Board, so …

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President’s Message – May 2015

Dear Members,

The beginning of May marked our biennial state convention. Thank you to all the members who participated in the convention. This year the focus of the convention was on an analysis of our continued relationship with NFRW. There will be more news to come on that front and invitations for you to participate in conversations regarding the same. Congratulations to our members Christine Hill and Marilyn Stewart who will serve on the AFRW Board for the next year.

Several of our …

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President’s Message – March 2015

Thank you for everyone who attended and donated to our annual Lincoln Day Dinner!  It was quite a success.  In addition to the wonderful Board, I want to especially thank all those committee members who worked so hard to put on a successful event: Dianne Blumer, Kay Schuster, Elizabeth Helgelien, Carolyn Leman, Julie Papasavas, Dawn Linton-Warren, and Kelli Hoglin.  The tireless effort of our amazing members amazes me, and I am forever grateful!

A reminder, if you have not yet renewed …

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President’s Message – January 2015

Happy New Year!

We accomplished several victories in the past year, and we should celebrate those. However, in losing the Governor’s race, we need to ensure that we continue to empower voters with education, strengthen our relationships with one another, and work hard to get strong Republicans elected.

I appreciate all of your support and look forward to continuing to grow the club. I was proud to be a part of our push in the last two years to focus on education, and …

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President’s Message – December 2014

Thank You & Happy New Year!

This President’s message is a bittersweet one and my final as President. It has been 6 great years and from the bottom of my heart I want to thank all the great women who have served on the board of directors during that time. Your hard work and dedication has enabled this club to grow into one of the largest and most successful in the State of Alaska. A special and grateful thank you goes to my Vice …

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