The Fernley Republican Women will hold its next meeting Aug. 17 at the Fernley High School Library. A light meal will be served at 6 p.m. and the meeting will start promptly at 6:30 p.m.
The guest speaker will be Jennifer Hockaday, Ms. Elite United States Woman of Achievement 2021. Hockaday will be speaking about domestic violence awareness.
In January, Ms. Hockaday was crowned Ms. Elite United States Woman of Achievement 2021. Her goal is to make a positive impact on the community. A major duty during her year is working to spread the message about her platform, community service and involvement.
Her platform is “From Victim 2 Victor”, domestic violence awareness, resources, support, early identification and intervention.
The FRW’s Caring for America/Adopt a Soldier Program collects non-perishable foods for the Fernley Food Bank, along with donations of funds, food and supplies for the Veterans Guest House in Reno. The Literacy Committee collects new or slightly used children’s books for Bow Wow Books, an organization that teamed up with the Fernley Library. Bow Wow Reading Dogs are non-judgmental certified therapy dogs who listen to children reading aloud. The dog’s handler has been educated on how to help readers learn to read. All contributions for these 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.