Community Events

Awaken Reno counsel to speak at Sept. 19 FRW meeting


Robert Perea, The Fernley Reporter

Jason Guinasso, Legal Counsel for Awaken Reno, will be the guest speaker for the next meeting of the Fernley Republican Women, at the Fernley High School Library, 1300 Highway 95A, on Sept. 19. A light meal will be served at 6 p.m. and the meeting will start promptly at 6:30 p.m.

The public is always invited to attend.

Awaken Reno is a local non-profit organization whose mission is to increase awareness and education surrounding the issue of commercial sexual exploitation and to provide housing and restoration for its victims. Guinasso will be addressing the relationship between illegal sex trafficking and legalized prostitution in our State with a call to action for Republicans to lead the effort to end legalized prostitution in Nevada.

Jason Guinasso, Legal Counsel for Awaken Reno

Guinasso and his wife of 22 years, Kim Marsh Guinasso, have two children, Robbie (21) and Adeline (14). Kim, who is also an attorney, and Jason grew their law firm from a small 140 square foot shared office into a mid-sized law firm with law offices in Reno, Incline Village and Las Vegas. Jason is dedicated to serving our community by providing pro bono legal services to faith-based organizations, non-profits and civic organizations. In this regard, Jason serves on the Nevada State Public Charter School Board as Board Member appointed by the Honorable Gov. Brian Sandoval. He also serves as legal counsel for many community organizations in Nevada that minister to people in need, influence the development of law and policy and provide leadership.

The FRW’s Caring for America/Adopt-a-Soldier Program collects non-perishable foods for the Fernley Food Bank, along with donations of funds and care items for their adopted soldiers. The soldiers need single serving food items, personal care items and, most especially, cards and letters from home. The Literacy Committee collects new children’s books for the Ronald McDonald House and Renown Hospital’s Children’s Ward. All contributions for these important programs will be greatly appreciated. Financial contributions can be sent to the FRW at P. O. Box 412, Fernley, Nevada 89408.

Fernley Republican Women is a group of women (and men as associate members) who share similar conservative values and ideals, and who are dedicated to increasing the influence and effectiveness of women in the cause of good government through political education and active political participation.

For more information, please contact Carol Franich at or check the FRW website

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *