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Thank you for visiting the Austin Republican Women (ARW) website. The members of ARW have worked hard for 60 years to serve their community and to elect Republicans to local, state and national positions.

I hope you will attend one of our monthly meetings, which are held the first Thursday of the month, to hear one of our exciting speakers and network with engaged Republican women who share your values. Please feel free to contact president@austinrepublicanwomen.org with any questions on how you can get involved today!

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Please join us at our April Luncheon

Due to TFRW Legislative Day on April 6th, ARW’s April luncheon has been moved to April 13.

Thursday, April 13, 2017
11:30 – 1:00
Please be there and seated by 11:55
Austin Country Club
4408 Longchamp Drive
(off Westlake Drive at 360)
$30 cash or check only 

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Speaker: Justice Nathan Hecht, Chief Justice of the Texas Supreme Court

Nathan L. Hecht is the 27th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Texas. He has been elected to the Court six times, first in 1988 as a Justice, and most recently in 2014 as Chief Justice. He is the longest-serving Member of the Court in Texas history and the senior Texas appellate judge in active service. Throughout his service on the Court, Chief Justice Hecht has overseen revisions to the rules of administration, practice, and procedure in Texas courts, and was appointed by the Chief Justice of the United States to the federal Advisory Committee on Civil Rules. Chief Justice Hecht is also active in the Court’s efforts to assure that Texans living below the poverty level, as well as others with limited means, have access to basic civil legal services.

Chief Justice Hecht was appointed to the district court in 1981 and was elected to the court of appeals in 1986. Before taking the bench, he was a partner in the Locke firm in Dallas. Chief Justice Hecht holds a B.A. degree with honors in philosophy from Yale University, and a J.D. degree cum laude from the SMU School of Law, where he was a Hatton Sumners Scholar. He clerked for Judge Roger Robb on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and was a Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy Reserve Judge Advocate General Corps. Chief Justice Hecht is a Life Member of the American Law Institute and a member of the Texas Philosophical Society.

His term ends December 31, 2020.

RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED.

Austin Country Club will not be able to accommodate anyone without a reservation and confirmation. Get your reservation in early.

RSVP Deadline is Tuesday, April 11 at noon  http://austinrepublicanwomen.org/rsvp/