We are having a membership luncheon/meeting on March 10 at the Southport Gourmet in Southport at noon. The cost is only $15 and includes your lunch and beverage. Our program that day will be “Membership,” which will be presented by our Membership Chair, Elizabeth Smith, and our new Assistant Membership Co-Chair, Myong Jensen. Additionally, our president, Mary Stilwell, will be inducted as our president for the term 2018-2019 by Mary Boughton, the NCFRW Coastal Region Vice President. If you’d like to attend, please send your check by March 5 (made payable to BCRW) to:
7523 Crail Court
Sunset Beach, NC 28468
We hope to see you there!
RECEPTION AND AUCTION FOR THE COMMITTEE TO ELECT REPUBLICAN WOMEN
This event, which will take place on Thursday, February 1, 2018, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Cape Fear Country Club, is being hosted by the Brunswick County Republican Women and the Lower Cape Fear Republican Women. You will have the opportunity to spend an evening with the elected Republican women in the NC General Assembly and Council of State, who make up the committee to elect Republican women, along with several of our male legislators and the NC Speaker of the House. The cost is $30 per person (payable at the door), and there are sponsorships available as follows:
Host – $2,000
Co-host – $1,000
Sponsor – $500
Advocate – $250
Friend – $100
Please RSVP by Monday, January 29, to Carolyn Justice at firstname.lastname@example.org or call her on (910) 620-3142.
OUR FIRST MEMBERSHIP MEETING OF 2018 IS ON JANUARY 17
Our club is having a “Day in the Courthouse” on Wednesday, January 17, in lieu of a meeting at GOP Headquarters. The Clerk of Superior Court, Jim McCallum, will give us a tour of the courthouse and educate us on the day-to-day functions of the court. We will also hear from several of our county’s attorneys and judges. It all starts at 9:30 a.m. at the courthouse, located at 310 Government Center Drive in Bolivia. You don’t want to miss this opportunity to ask questions and learn more about the judicial system in Brunswick County.
The cost is only $10, which includes your lunch. Please mail your check (made payable to BCRW) to: BCRW Treasurer, P.O. Box 10434, Southport, NC 28461.
We look forward to seeing you there!
MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR THE 3RD ANNUAL MRS. CLAUS’ HOLIDAY GALA AND SCHOLARSHIP FUNDRAISER
BCRW invite you to our 3rd annual Mrs. Claus’ Holiday Gala and Scholarship Fundraiser, which will be held on Thursday, December 7, 2017, from 6-9 p.m. at the Southport Community Building in Southport, NC. Dinner will be served by Coastline Catering, wine will be poured by the Silver Coast Winery, and music will be provided by Dennis Walton. There will be door prizes and a 50/50 raffle. Proceeds from this event go toward our club’s annual scholarships, which are awarded to two deserving young women in Brunswick County who are headed to college. Individual tickets are $45 but there are sponsorships available:
Mrs. Claus $500 (includes 8 tickets)
Elf $250 (includes 4 tickets)
Reindeer $125 (includes 2 tickets)
Help us celebrate the season and further the education of our county’s students. Please mail your check to:
PO Box 10434
Southport, NC 28461
Thank you and hope to see you there!!!!
NEXT BCRW MEMBERSHIP MEETING IS A LUNCHEON ON OCTOBER 28. The lunch will take place at 12 noon at the Atlantic Seafood and Steaks Restaurant on Beach Road in Southport. Bring a potential member to our luncheon! The cost is $15 per person. Please mail your check to Mary Stilwell, 350 East Boiling Springs Road, Southport, NC, 28461. We will vote for our President and Secretary for a new 2-year term. Helen Pannullo will give us a presentation on how the BCRW fits into the overall goals of the NCFRW. And Kathy Lawler will share with us her experiences at the recent National Federation of Republican Women’s Fall Convention in Philadelphia, PA. Hope to see you there!
STANDING MEETINGS YOU CAN ATTEND:
- League of Women Voters: Meets the last Monday of each month at 11:30 a.m. at McAlisters Deli, 740 South College Road, Wilmington. email@example.com
- North Brunswick County Republican Party: Meets the third Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at Leland Village Commons, 117 E.Village Rd., Leland. www.northbrunswickgop.com
- Brunswick County Republican Party: Meets the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at GOP Hqs, 971 Old Ocean Highway, Bolivia. www.brunswickgop.org
- Brunswick County Board of Education: Meets the first Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at 101 Stone Chimney Place, Supply. www.bcswan.net
- Brunswick County Board of Elections: Meets the third Monday of each month at 2 p.m. in Building H, 75 Stamp Act Dr. NE, Bolivia. www.brunswickcountync.gov