February 9, 2020 Newsletter

General Meeting
February 22, 2020, 12:00 Noon
at The Greater Good BBQ, Tucker, GA

4431 Hugh Howell Rd, Tucker, GA 30084 
(770) 908-8164

Please join us after the Precinct Caucus for our lunch meeting.  Come meet and greet other like minded republicans.  You will need to have lunch, anyway.  
Please read to the end of the letter.  There is a lot of information in this newsletter.

Ginger Howard

Georgia Republicans elected Ginger Howard to serve as the Republican National Committeewoman at the 2016 GA GOP Convention. Her goals as Georgia’s Republican National Committeewoman include increasing communication between the RNC and Georgians and fostering unity in the Republican Party.

A volunteer grassroots leader since 1989, Howard has engaged in politics on a number of different fronts.  She is a 2007 graduate of the Coverdell Leadership Institute, member of the Women’s National Republican Club in New York, and former 5th District Secretary.  Howard has attended the last four National Republican Conventions, serving as a Delegate to the 2012 and the 2016 National Convention. She is the Past President of The Buckhead Republicans, and currently serves on the Board of Governors for The Georgia Republican Foundation.

In recognition of her extensive involvement, Howard received the 2013 Georgia Republican Party’s Volunteer of the Year Award. She was also named Georgia’s Business Woman of the Year by the National Republican Congressional Committee in 2004. The Atlanta magazine later recognized Howard as one of the Top Influential Women in Atlanta in 2015.  Howard owns Ginger Howard Selections, an upscale women’s boutique in Buckhead. As a small business owner for over 25 years, she has gained the respect of her local community and understands the desperate need for conservative leadership in Washington, Georgia, and in local communities.
Since being elected as Republican National Committeewoman, Howard was elected by her peers in the Southern Region of the Republican National Committee to serve on the Site Selection Committee, elected to serve on the Standing Committee on Rules, and she was appointed by Chairwoman Ronna Romney McDaniel to serve on the Committee on Arrangements for the 2020 Convention. Howard also serves on the Faith Advisory Board for the RNC.

In July of 2019, Howard was appointed to serve on the Women for Trump National Advisory Board.

Howard has invested her life in conservative Republican politics, as well as in the faith community at Church of the Apostles in Atlanta where she disciples young women. She cares deeply about the future of our county, and as demonstrated by her decades of service and commitment, Howard is devoted to serving Georgians and Americans alike with true conservative values.

Invite friends and family to  attend. Encourage Membership.

Membership  $45
Assoc.  Membership  $20

Important Dates:
Feb. 13 DeKalb County GOP Meeting @ DGOP Headquarters@ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Feb. 14  Happy Valentines Day Be our Valentine and Become an Associate member.

Feb.15Dekalb County GOP Breakfast, Pine Creek Center, 4220 Cowan Road, Tucker, GA  9:00 AM-10:30 AM  Keynote speakers:
Dr. Alveda King and Vivian Childs 

Feb. 22  Dekalb County Caucuses  at Maloof Building,1300 Commerce St. Decatur, GA at 9:00AM  
Feb. 27 Georgia Federation of Republican Women are touring the Governor’s Mansion at 10:00AM.  391 West Paces Ferry Road NW, Atlanta.  
Feb. 28  RED Coat Day Georgia Federation of Republican Woman’s Lobby Day at the Capitol. 206 Washington St., SW Capitol Square.      information: http://gfrw.org
Feb. 29  Georgia Federation of Republican Women’s Winter Meeting in Atlanta location, TBA
 Feb. 26 – Feb. 29  CPAC at National Harbor

Celebrate Black History Month

“I’m a Republican, a black dyed in the wool Republican and I never intend to belong to any other party than the party of freedom and progress.” Frederick Douglass.

Matthew Gaines  1840- June, 1900
A former slave Gaines was elected senator in the 12th legislation of Texas in 1869.  He is also recognized for founding Texas A&M and Prairie View College.

Dr. Mae Jamison
The first black American female to become an astronaut in 1992. She started her journey with NASA after her brief career as physician in general practice.
Shirley Chisholm
First black woman to win a congressional seat. First woman to run for president. “If they don’t give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair.”

Ida B. Wells
Journalist, newspaper owner, suffragist and  one of the founders of the NAACP.  She fought for justice against horrible crimes against blacks during  reconstruction. She also ran for  Senate in 1931 as a Republican.

Sen. Edward Brooke, (R) Massachusetts,
First black elected senator post reconstruction. Time in the Senate, 1966-1979

Please plan accordingly for 2020.  This is a big election year.  To be a delegate at any of the county, district or state level Republican Party  Conventions, you must show up at the Precinct Caucuses.  You must be responsible for moving on to each  meeting as a delegate, if that is your intent. Visit  DeKalb GOP for more information and locations. https://www.dekalbgop.org

Learn – Lead -Activate- WIN in 2020

Felice Pete, President

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