National Federation of Republican Women
To Play Significant Role at GOP Convention
NFRW President to Address Convention; Close to 650 Members to Serve as Delegates
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The National Federation of Republican Women (NFRW) will play a significant role at the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa next week, as the organization seeks to elevate the profile of Republican women through a variety of activities.
NFRW President Rae Lynne Chornenky will address the convention the afternoon of Monday, August 27. Chornenky will discuss the role of women in the 2012 elections and will highlight the NFRW's recent five-week survey of more than 8,500 Republican women from all 50 states and many U.S. territories.
Following the speech, the NFRW will release the results of the survey at www.nfrw.org, and Chornenky will be available to talk with the media about the results.
Approximately 650 NFRW members from across the nation will serve as convention delegates and alternates. Several NFRW members will serve as convention officers or as members of key convention committees, and others will be featured convention speakers, including Republican women elected officials, party leaders and candidates.
For more than 20 years, the NFRW has coordinated the Republican Women's Information Service (RWIS) at the GOP convention. This year, RWIS will provide the media with information about Republican women delegates and alternates; Republican women elected officials, candidates and party leaders; GOP women's events scheduled in Tampa; and, issues and statistics related to women and the 2012 elections.
"Our goal is to provide the media with whatever information they need regarding Republican women, and we also will assist the media in coordinating interviews," Chornenky said. "Republican women have so much to offer, and we hope the media will utilize this service."
Media representatives should contact NFRW communications director Lisa Ziriax at 405-596-3873 regarding all requests, including the following:
To schedule an interview with NFRW President Rae Lynne Chornenky on the results of the NFRW's survey of Republican women
To utilize the Republican Women's Information Service, which includes assistance in coordinating interviews with Republican women
Founded in 1938, the NFRW has thousands of
active members in local clubs across the nation and in several
U.S. territories, making it one of the largest women’s political
organizations in the country. The grassroots organization works
to promote the principles and objectives of the Republican
Party, elect Republican candidates, inform the public through
political education and activity, and increase the effectiveness
of women in the cause of good government.
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