Truckee Tahoe Republican Women attend conference, announce meeting
TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. and#8212; Truckee Tahoe Republican Women Mavis Bowes, Carla Embertson and Olivia McCaffrey from the Gold Nugget Republican Women in Sierraville traveled to California State Republican Women Board meeting Feb. 3-5 in Manhattan Beach, Calif.
Bowes, board member on the National Charter Registry, said the meeting had top notch speakers such as Damon Dunn, who grew up in abject poverty, achieved honor roll in his Arlington, Texas, high school, and was awarded a scholarship to Standford University where he made academic and athletic awards. After an NFL career with the Jacksonville Jaguars, he attended Harvard Business School for the NGFL Business Management and Entrepreneurial Program. Dunn was a 2010 California Secretary of State candidate and was recently appointed as a visiting Fellow in the Hoover Institution at Stanford University (visit http://www.damondunn.com).
More than 170 women attended the winter conference, according to Bowes. Affiliated with the National Federation of Republican Women, the California Federation of Republican Women is the largest all volunteer womenand#8217;s partisan political organization in the country (www.cfrw.org).
and#8220;I am just a peon, a little man on the totem pole. But at least I am, in fact, on the totem pole,and#8221; said Bowes of volunteerism.
Bowes invites interested women to the Truckee Tahoe Republican Women Federated first evening meeting Tuesday, Feb. 21 at the Glenshire club house, 6 p.m. Cost is $15 per person. Call 530-582-0249 for information.
Support Local Journalism
Support Local Journalism
Readers around Lake Tahoe, Truckee, and beyond make the Sierra Sun's work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.
Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.
Your donation will help us continue to cover COVID-19 and our other vital local news.
Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.
User Legend: Moderator Trusted User
I recently read an Opinion letter in the Sierra Sun that truly sparked my emotions and I felt compelled to respond to the biased misinformation I’ve seen printed about North Lake Tahoe’s proposed Tourism Business…