Florida Federation President Dena DeCamp, left, presents the official national charter to Missi Lastra, president of the Republican Women of Cape Coral, Federated, on April 14.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 14, 2016
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ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The National Federation of Republican Women (NFRW) has approved the charter of a Republican women’s club in Florida.
Republican Women of Cape Coral, Federated, was chartered April 7 with 11 members. Missi Lastra will lead the club as president this year. Club members meet the third Thursday of the month from 5:30-7 p.m. at Water City Grill in Cape Coral.
“The NFRW is pleased to welcome this club into our nationwide network of grassroots leaders,” NFRW President Carrie Almond said. “We look forward to working with Missi and club members to promote Republican principles and elect Republican candidates during this 2016 election cycle and beyond.”
Annual club dues are $35. These dues also cover membership in the NFRW and in the Florida Federation of Republican Women. With a slogan of "Ladies Leading Right," the club is developing voter registration drives, get out the vote campaigns and community outreach programs.
"Our club was organized to educate, motivate and inspire Republican women in all areas of politics," Lastra said. "Our mission is to engage with our local community to promote and support conservative candidates, agendas and legislation."
Founded in 1938, the NFRW has thousands of active members in local clubs across the nation, making it one of the largest women’s political organizations in the country. The grassroots organization works to promote the principles and objectives of the Republican Party, elect Republican candidates, inform the public through political education and activity, and increase the effectiveness of women in the cause of good government.
For more information about the NFRW, visit www.nfrw.org.