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MGR Women May Newsletter

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Dear Middle Georgia Republican Women
More than anything else I want to say that I hope all of you are well and staying safe. I have been praying daily for your protection during these uncertain times. I have missed you all so much and look forward to the time when we can safely meet again. 
Although we have not been able to have a regular meeting your board members have been moving forward and I want to update you about several things. Our carwash was a huge success. Every one of the tickets have been sold and we added $540.00 to our checking account. Many thanks to Nancy Newell for spearheading the fundraiser and to all of you for selling the tickets so quickly and for the timely manner with which you got the money to Nancy. You are awesome! 
Additionally, the board has been working with Stan Bush every week to get our website set up. I am proud to announce that it is up and running. I owe a huge thank you to the board as well as Elaine Hollis and Janet Carter for their time and har…

MGRW ACTIVITIES

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MGRW is actively involved in promoting an informed public through numerous and varied activities. We hold regular Monthly meetings with political and community speakers from our state and local government. A post legislative forum is also held each June in conjunction with the Houston GOP. State Representatives and Senators are invited to participate. Constitution Day is held in September. MGRW secures thousands of constitution booklets through the Secretary of State’s Office. The constitutions are distributed to all 4th graders in the Houston and Bibb school systems and local libraries. We also work to help set up and host the 8th District Fish Fry each August. This is the largest Republican event in the state of Georgia. It provides a platform open to the public to give our local, state and national representatives an opportunity to speak to thousands of conservative Republicans MGRW seeks to increase the effectiveness of women in the cause of good government in the community by co…

The 19th Amendment

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The 19th Amendment to the U.S Constitution:
"The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or  abridged by the United States or by any state on account of sex."
Let us not forget!
Celebrating 100 years! In 1920, women in the United States gained the right to vote with the passage and ratification of the 19th amendment on August 18. It was a long and difficult journey .

One hundred years ago women had virtually no political voice. They had no way to get anything done on issues such as education, temperance and equality. In 1848 the quest for women's right to vote began. It was lead by Lucretia Coffin Mott and Elizabeth Cady Stanton in Seneca Falls New York at the Seneca Falls Convention. Support was garnered from men and women who worked diligently to secure equality for all. Though the amendment was eventually passed and gave women the right to  vote it did not break down barriers for ALL women to have a voice in government. It basically only secure…

Frankie Ross - President 2020

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Frankie is the current President of Middle Georgia Republican Women. Prior to her election to president Frankie served several terms as secretary and Chaplain. Frankie has also served since 2017 with her husband Mike as co-chair of the annual 8th District Republican Fish Fry. She is a member of the Houston County GOP where she serves as hospitality chair for County and District events. She also is a member of the National and Georgia Federation of Republican Women. She is currently a member of the GFRW nominating committee. Frankie became politically active in 2014 as chair of David Perdue’s successful Middle Georgia Campaign for United States Senator. She is currently co-chair of Senator Perdue’s 2020 Middle Georgia Campaign for Red-election to the United States Senate. Frankie retired from the Houston County School System in 2010. She was a Health/Physical Education/ teacher and coach for 16 years and was Executive Director for Professional Learning, Health, Physical Education and D…