News Update-May-June 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 Honorable Chuck Devore

Monday June 8, 2015
The Honorable Chuck DeVore, Vice President
Texas Public Policy Foundation

Topic: Prosperity, Poverty, and What America Can Learn from Texas

Special Meeting Location: 1320 Greenway, Suite 820, Irving Texas 75038  
facing Hwy 635 just west of MacArthur. Join us.

Check-in:  6:30 P.M.
Program: 7:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M. 
Reception:   8:30 P.M. – 9:00 P.M.



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.


Attending the Reclaim American Rally with Senator Jim DemInt and the Heritage Foundation were Lake Highlands Republican Women Susan Fountain, President, Beckie Pratt, Susie Lowry, Elena Blake, President of IRWC and Karen Scheer of LHRW.


Elena Blake, IRWC President and Susie Lowry visiting with Representative Rodney Anderson, District 105 at his Capitol office in Austin on TFRW Legislative Day. Representative Anderson recognized the Irving Republican Women’s Club from the floor of the Chamber.


The IRWC hosted Justice Bill Whitehill at the April 13th meeting. Bill spoke on “Why the Courts are Important to You and Other Burning Questions.” Left to right: Eric Mahroum, Representative for Matt Rinaldi, Elena Blake, President of IRWC, Justice Bill Whitehill, Texas 5th District Court of Appeals and Justice David Schenck, Texas 5th District Court of Appeals

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