News Update-February 2015


Next IRWC meeting: Monday, February 9, 2015

Rodney Anderson
State Representative District 105
The Challenges Ahead for Conservatives in the Texas House
Location: iHOP Restaurant, 900 Market, Irving TX, facing Hwy 635 just west of MacArthur. 
RSVP to Elena Blake, 214-213-6368 or


IRWC President Elena Blake with Special Guest Colonel Allen West at the January Dallas Eagle Forum meeting January 15 at the University Park Library. Colonel West is new CEO of the National Center for Policy Analysis. He is an American political commentator, former member of the US House of Representatives, and retired U.S. Army lieutenant colonel. He will speak to the IRWC in March. Check Speaker Agenda for more details.

National Center for Policy Analysis


Dr. Merill Matthews gave an excellent talk to the IRWC January 12 on the challenges before the new Republican Congress. He is resident scholar with the Institute for Policy Innovation, a research-based public policy “think tank.”


The Honorable Lana Myers, Judge, Fifth District Court of Appeals, left, installs the 2015 officers of the Irving Republican Womens’ Club. From left are Judge Myers, Doris Booth, VP Technology; Elena Blake, President; Pat Horak, Secretary; Gabrielle DeAnda, PAC Treasurer, and Laur Brisco, VP Programs. Not shown is Linda Lee, VP Communications. Officers were installed December 8 at the annual Christmas party in the home of associate member, Shawn Wiora.


Officers and guests of the Irving Republican Women’s Club enjoyed the club’s annual Christmas party in the home of Shawn Wiora December 8.


Shawn Wiiora was host for the IRWC’s annual Christmas party. He is shown with a guide dog from the Patron PAWS program, which provides companion and guide dogs for wounded American vets. The PAWS program is IRWC’s 2015 charity project.


Elena Blake, President of IRWC attends a reception honoring Governor-Elect Greg Abbott at the Woolworth Restaurant on December 11th.

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.  Next meeting: February 9, 2015. Click Speaker Agenda for details. RSVP to Elena Blake (214) 213-6368 or e-mail