FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 28, 2019
INDIANAPOLIS – The Arizona Federation of Republican Women (AzFRW) was awarded the highly prized Public Relations Award during the National Federation of Republican Women (NFRW) 40th Biennial Convention held Sept. 27-29 in Indianapolis.
The award was presented to AzFRW President Loraine Pellegrino during the convention general session on Sept. 28.
"I'm very proud of my state, which made an effort to get our positive, patriotic message out in our communities," Pellegrino said. "My presentation was a compilation of efforts."
Winners in the national Public Relations Award contest are:
- First Place and Recipient of the Traveling Golden Eagle Trophy: Arizona Federation of Republican Women
- Second Place: Florida Federation of Republican Women
- Third Place: California Federation of Republican Women
Entries from state federations across the country were judged by the NFRW Public Relations Committee on quality and breadth of public and media relations efforts, including: news media, public communications, member communications, social media, branding, and political action/candidate support. In addition to the first, second and third place overall winners, several states were recognized for notable achievements in individual categories.
Founded in 1938, the National Federation of Republican Women is the largest and most influential Republican women's group in the nation, proudly representing the party that first made it possible for women to vote in the U.S. The NFRW works to increase the effectiveness and relevance of women in the cause of good government. Our mission remains to recruit and elect Republican candidates, promote the principles of the Republican Party, educate the public, and inform the media.
CAPTION: NFRW President Jody Rushton, left, congratulates Loraine Pellegrino, president of the Arizona Federation of Republican Women, who accepted the top NFRW Public Relations Award on behalf of her state federation at the national convention on Sept. 28.