Austin Republican Women (ARW) is a group of Austin-area women keen on political awareness and education, community involvement, and advancing Republican causes and ideals in the governance of our great State of Texas.
We work together to elect Republican candidates who seek local, state and national public offices. To that end, we maintain a robust calendar of events and program activities designed to inform, educate, involve and enthuse our members and guests.
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GET TO KNOW REPUBLICAN CANDIDATES AT ARW’s THURSDAY, MARCH 5 Luncheon
At ARW’s March 5 luncheon, you will get to know some candidates who are in tough, contested races heading into November. They need your backing so make plans NOW to meet them, support them, work for them and get others to do so as well.
Judge Geoffrey Puryear, judge of the 460th District Court. Appointed to serve as presiding judge of that court in November 2019 by Gov. Greg Abbott, Puryear now seeks election to remain the court’s presiding judge. Former assistant district attorney for both Travis and Williamson County DA offices, he is also a former appointee to the Texas Crime Victim’s Institute Advisory Council, and son of former 3rd Court of Appeals Judge David Puryear.
Bill Strieber,successful businessman in a career that’s spanned biotech, logistics management, medical device development and quality engineering, and in positions from technician to sales to CEO, Strieber is now setting his sights on reclaiming House District 48 for the Republican Party. Running against entrenched Democrat opponent Donna Howard, Strieber contends, “Austin needs new leadership in HD 48.” Republicans definitely agree.
Becky Bray,aprofessional transportation engineer and land planner who credits experiences learned over an entire career as her on-the-job training for the Travis County Commissioners Court seat she seeks. Incumbent Gerald Daugherty is not seeking re-election. He endorses Bray explaining in part, “… She cares about the things that matter to most people in this community, like traffic and affordability, and she’s got the background to step in on Day 1 and be an effective leader…”
Thursday, March 5, 2020
11:30 am – 1:00 pm
$32 cash or check (only at door)
$34 per person online
Chez Zee American Bistro
5406 Balcones Drive
(Please be signed in and seated by 11:55 am)
Complimentary valet parking provided
RSVP by Monday, March 2