The ladies from Highland Lakes Republican Women, STAR Republican Women and Burnet County Republican Women are pictured above: From L to R: Jolene Hawkins, HLRW Pres., Kathy Hussey, STAR member, Charlotte Hewitt, STAR Pres., Gennie Ward, STAR member, Lorraine Robertson, STAR Treasurer, Gloria Blanton, BCRW Pres., Sharon Maki, HLRW member, Carolyn Richmond, BCRW member, Gail Teagarten, BCRW member and Ginger Shilts, HLRW Secretary.The Texas Federation of Republican Women conducted a Leadership Boot Camp for Republican women from all over the state. The meeting was held on Jan. 25, at the Austin Renaissance Hotel and was kicked off with a Friday evening event featuring Susan Combs, Texas Comptroller, Saturday was filled with workshops and breakout sessions designed to train current and future club officers in areas ranging from Fundraising to Club Growth.

The highlight of the day was a presentation by guest speaker, Timothy Daughtry, PhD. Dr. Daughtry has authored and published a book, “Waking a Sleeping Giant: How Mainstream Americans can Beat Liberals at their own Game