Ohio Federation of Republican Women’s Club visits WCH


The Ohio Federation of Republican Women held a regional meeting on Saturday, May 14 in Washington Court House.

Members from six counties gathered for a day of speakers, networking, and fun. Keynote speaker, Ohio Supreme Court Justice Sharon Kennedy, gave a powerful message on the happenings of the court. Lyn Bliss, parliamentarian for the OFRW and VC of the Bylaws Committee of the National Federation of Republican Women, gave an informative presentation on Parliamentarian Procedure and Robert’s Rules.

Ricki Pepin, former FBI employee, published author, columnist and international lecturer, spoke on “Preserving Our Heritage.” Brance Johnson, special agent supervisor, who worked in the Ohio Attorney General’s Office and the Bureau of Criminal Investigation for 37 years, spoke on the issue of self-awareness to crimes and scams.

The Fayette County Republican Women’s Club hosted the event at The Gathering Place. Being a member of a local club gives you membership in the OFRW and the National Federation of Republican Women. Currently, there are 41 federated clubs in Ohio. The OFRW was founded in 1929. It is one of the oldest and largest grass roots organization in the country. It provides the avenue for women to influence policy, develop candidates and elect leaders.

The OFRW is a multi-generational, multi- cultured organization that provides structure and support for political activities to learn, engage and flourish. Mary King is the current president of the Fayette County Republican Women. Jane Lynch is District #8 vice president of the Ohio Federation, which encompasses seven counties, including Fayette.

The Ohio Federation of Republican Women recently held a regional meeting in Washington C.H.
https://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2022/05/web1_Resized_20220514_101908-1-.jpgThe Ohio Federation of Republican Women recently held a regional meeting in Washington C.H. Courtesy photo

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