News Update-June-August 2015

Important dates to keep in mind: Texas constitutional amendment election, November 3, 2015.  NOTICE: No regular club meetings in July and August! Watch site for more details. 


The Irving Republican Women’s Club, the Republican Party of Texas and the Texas Asian Republican of North Texas will once again partner to host an Asian American Republican Reception. This year the event will be held September 10th at Hackberry Creek Country Club in Irving and James Ho, former Texas Solicitor General, will serve as our guest speaker.  Our emcee is Karen Gren Scholer, a principal of Carter Scholer Arnett Hamada & Mockler, PLLC.  Part of the evening’s program will be to honor our military.

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Eric Mahroum, Representative for Matt Rinaldi, Todd Martin, District Administrator for Congressman Kenny Marchant, Elena Blake, IRWC President, The Honorable Chuck DeVore and Tom Giovanetti, President of The Institute for Policy Innovation at the IRWC June Meeting.

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The Honorable Chuck DeVore, Vice President of Policy, Texas Public Policy Foundation signing his book “The Texas Model: Prosperity is the Lone Star State and Lessons for America” for new Associate Member Shawn Leigh.

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I Elena Blake, President of the Irving Republican Women’s Club chatting with The Honorable Chuck DeVore at the June IRWC Meeting.


David Dang, President of Ben Thanh Plaza, LLC, Elena Blake, President of Irving Republican Women’s Club, Blessie Macaraeg, Treasurer of the Tarrant County Asian American Chamber of Commerce and Chau T. Q. Stone, President of The Source of Hope attended the TCAACC May social/networking event in Arlington.


The Irving Republican Women’s Club and the Institute for Policy Innovation hosted at their May meeting guest speaker Lauren Hammer, Director of Public Affairs in Chairman Christi Craddick’s office at the Railroad Commission of Texas. In attendance were Eric Mahroum, Representative for Matt Rinaldi, Mayor Beth Van Duyne, Elena, Lauren and Wes Mays, Coppell City Council. The Railroad Commission of Texas is the state agency with primary regulatory jurisdiction over the oil and natural gas industry, pipeline transporters, natural gas and hazardous liquid pipeline industry, natural gas utilities, the LP-gas industry, and coal and uranium surface mining operations.

Hear dynamic conservative speakers each month at the Irving Republican Women’s Club regular meeting: 6 p.m. chat and dine; 7 p.m. meeting Regular Meeting Location: I-HOP Restaurant, 900 Market, Irving TX
facing Hwy 635 just west of MacArthur. Join us. Click Speaker Agenda for details. RSVP to Elena Blake (214) 213-6368 or e-mail