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Republican Women of Purpose (TN)

Former Mayor Speaks on Opioid Crisis

The Republican Women of Purpose of Memphis, Tennessee had as their guest speaker for their February 2019 meeting former Mayor of Shelby County Tennessee Mark Luttrell.  He spoke about the opioid crisis.  As everyone is aware, opioids are a crisis locally, as well as on the state and national levels.  The opioid epidemic is the deadliest drug crisis in American history.  Overdoses, fueled by opioids, are the leading cause of death for Americans under 50 years of age.  The first wave began with increased prescribing of opioids in the 1990s. On average, opioids kill 130 people per day in the United States – over five people every hour.  We must be vigilant and aware; many are unexpectedly impacted.

Friday, March 15, 2019/Author: Sharon Ohsfeldt/Number of views (342)/Comments (0)/
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Leavenworth County Republican Women (KS) Hosts Speed Campaigning Event During Primary

In July 2018, Leavenworth County Republican Women (KS) invited all Republican candidates in a contested primary race to a “speed campaigning” event.

Friday, March 15, 2019/Author: Echo VanMeteren/Number of views (391)/Comments (0)/
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Gaston County Republican Women (NC)

Gaston County Republican Women (NC)

Tightly Woven Threads of Red Weave Through Gaston County

This year’s Lincoln Day Dinner was especially exciting for Gaston County Republican Women of North Carolina. Club Secretary Sharon Jarvis-Moss was named the 2019 GOP Republican of the Year for her tireless efforts during the 2018 Campaign Season.

Monday, March 11, 2019/Author: Dot Cherry/Number of views (466)/Comments (0)/
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Senator Braun Highlights Strong Women in Kansas History

Senator Braun Highlights Strong Women in Kansas History

Featured Speaker for Kansas FRW's Annual Kansas Day Banquet

Though there are many great women in and from Kansas, Senator Braun highlights three women pioneers that left their marks in Kansas politics and history and are a legacy for us all. Senator Braun was the featured speaker at the Kansas Federation of Republican Women Kansas Day Banquet celebrating Kansas' entry into the Union.

Friday, March 08, 2019/Author: Chiquita Coggs/Number of views (358)/Comments (0)/
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Nevada County Republican Women Federated (CA) Hosts 'When Cultures Collide' Speaker

At the January 16 luncheon meeting, Nevada County Republican Women Federated (California) welcomed the Rev. Dan Prout, who spoke on the colliding of cultures.

Monday, March 04, 2019/Author: Terry McLaughlin/Number of views (385)/Comments (0)/
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