The Curry County Federated
Republican Women met July 11 at
the Holiday Inn coffee shop.
CCFRW President Carolyn
Shipley welcomed 18 guests and
members, including new member
The treasurer’s report and the
May and June meeting minutes
were presented and approved.
Shipley informed the members
no meeting is scheduled in August.
Instead, volunteers will set up and
man a booth during Curry County
Maxine Kelso is donating an
Americana throw and pillow set;
GOP lapel pins will also be available.
Shipley will check vendors
for items to give away.
Members were reminded a
nominating committee is needed
to present a new slate of officers in
October, with elections to be held
in November. Installation of
Officers is set for Jan. 9, 2007.
Curry County Republican
Chairman Rube Render attended
the State Republican Convention
with Dennis Roch and commented
on convention activities.
Render read a letter of appreciation
from former gubernatorial
candidate J.R. Damron.
Los Alamos resident Ron Dolin,
a candidate for U.S. Congress, presented
his agenda for New Mexico
and the nation. Dolin focused on
immigration issues, stronger
Homeland Security, education and
health care reform and planning
for a possible pandemic.
Dolin, associated with the Los
Alamos National Laboratory and
the University of New Mexico,
serves on the Border Security Task
Force, Anti-Terrorism Council,
Secret Service Details and FBI
InfraGard, as well as numerous
other national, state-wide and
community agencies. Dolin
believes in a limited public service
of no more than six years.
Magistrate Judge Rick Hollis
spoke about various illegal alien
issues affecting New Mexico’s
court system. Duane Castleberry,
candidate for Magistrate Judge
District 1, thanked the group for
their support in the primary. Anna
Crook discussed her support of a
$100 million Water Trust Fund
and the Ute Lake Pipeline Project.
The next meeting will be at
11:30 a.m. Sept. 12 at the Holiday
Inn coffee shop.