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View photos of RW of Hall Grillin With the Governor on May 17, 2014
February 15, 2014.  Joint meeting of the RW of Hall and the Hall GOP at Denny’s -- 1701 Browns Bridge Road, Gainesville, GA  8:30 am for breakfast 9:00 am meeting. Meeting theme was "The Heart of the Republican Party"

     Michael McNeely -1st Vice Chair of the GAGOP
     Leonardo Smith - Minority Outreach for the GAGOP
     Brad Hughes - Political Director for the GAGOP



Above: Michael McNeeley, 1st Vice Chair of the GAGOP - Brad Hughes, Political Director for the GAGOP -  Leonardo Smith, Minority Outreach for the GAGOP. They all addressed the group.


Above: Hall GOP Chairman Kris Yardley on right with Brad Hughes and Leo Smith.  R - Brad Hughes answers questions.
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1. RWH president Martha Zoller chats with Congressman Doug Collins. 2. J-Net Viero with her Congressman Collins. 3. Michael McNeeley answers questions 4. Hall Republicans enjoy the food and the fellowship.

Mike McNeely, Leo Smith and Brad Hughes did a great job of presenting the challenge and ideas for increasing connections throughout the community.  There was a lot of discussion about the need for churches to "encourage" their members to register.  Lot of minority emphasis discussed and ways to get blacks part of "our" machine. Following are some of the suggestions:

"Go where people are and make a consistent effort talking about issues, respecting what THEY have to say."

"They can't hear what you have to say if your aren't there."

"Speak to THEIR situation, speak to where THEY are."

"Black people trust the Judeo-Christian ethic.  Speak to this."

 With young people, "talk about people other than Reagan . . . ones THEY can relate to."

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  RW of Hall Meeting 9/26/13 NFRW National convention Hall GOP Sept. 2013 Forum   ▪ South Hall Club 
Grilling with Governor   ▪ Hall GOP BBQ


September 26, 2013 -- First General Meeting of Republican Women of Hall
Read press release -
Unterman Urges Republican Women to Run for Office

The first general meeting of the Republican Women of Hall was off to a great start with 54 attending at Silver Bay Restaurant ,
2415 Browns Bridge Road, Gainesville, GA 30504.
Senator Renee Unterman
delivered an extremely motivational message to all Republican women encouraging them to get involved and to have the courage to run for elected office. Senator Unterman is the ONLY Republican woman in the GA Senate.  She emphasized the great need for more Republican women to serve in elected positions at all levels.  She also emphasized the great need to increase the number of women involved in conservative organizations.

First Lady Sandra Deal. Georgia's First Lady was presented a Certificate of Honored Membership to the RW of Hall.  She thanked the club and happily accepted the certificate.

Lauren Bell, First Vice President of RW of Hall, reported on the club's Caring for America Project.
Club member
Quiana Keith -- spoke about the Geneses Council in Hall County.
GFRW President Rose Wing welcomed our new club into the Georgia Federation of Republican Women and presented the charter to the club.  All paid club members are automatically members of GFRW and NFRW.

Sue Everhart, Former Chairman of the GA GOP attended and spoke to the group with some encouraging words and great advice.

Kathy Brugger, newly elected President of NFRW
It was announced that Kathy Brugger had recently joined the RW of Hall as an associate member. This is awesome news for our new club!

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Above: RWH President
Martha Zoller welcomes large group to first
general meeting.

Left and above: Quiana Keith speaks about community outreach  -- the Geneses Council. Click here to read more about their Cotillion celebrating elegance and beauty.

Georgia First Lady Sandra Deal is presented
a Certificate of Honored Membership to
Republican Women of Hall. She thanked the
club and had some encouraging words to all
Republican women.


Senator Renee Unterman
delivered a motivational message
to all Republican women
encouraging them to get involved
and to run for elected office.
Senator Unterman would very much like to have some more Republican women with her in the Ga Senate.

    Sen. Unterman receives award from
    Fay Brown of GAFP
    Sen. Unterman Named Recipient of the
    2013 Family Medicine Legislative
    Champion of the Year Award

Above: RWH President Martha Zoller presents Sen. Unterman with a book: You Want to be President?

ATLANTA (September 27, 2013) – Sen. Renee Unterman (R- Buford) was recently named as one of the recipients of the 2013 Family Medicine Legislative Champion of the Year Award by the Georgia Academy of Family Physicians (GAFP) Sen. Unterman received the award at the first ever Republican Women of Hall County Meeting on September 26 at the Silver Bay Seafood Restaurant in Gainesville.  Read Press Release


Left and above: Rose Wing (in black) presents Charter to club President Martha Zoller and the RW of Hall Executive Committee:

Tressa Rawlinson, Recording Sec. - Theresa Webb, Membership Chairman - Lauren Bell, 1st Vice President - Rose Wing President of GFRW - Martha Zoller, President - Rebecca Yarbrough, Treasurer - Judy True, By-Laws Chairman - Bettye Chambers, Communications Sec./Webmaster  - Senator Renee Unterman

The Republican women of Hall County have waited a very long time for this day!


Theresa Webb welcomes attendees. Her husband Gary on left is one of our two male associate members. Dave True is the other one. Welcome aboard, Gentlemen!

Joan Scales (center)
checks off menu.
Becky Scales on left



Former Chairman of the GA GOP
Sue Everhart attended and spoke to the
group with some encouraging words of advice.

Left; So nice to have Sara Snyder of Greater Gwinnett Republican Women at our first general meeting!  Sara is Treasurer of GGRW and GFRW 7th District Director.

Group scenes
The women seemed
to really enjoy their
first general meeting.


    September 19 - 22, 2013 -- NFRW National Convention in Louisville, KY - Celebrating 75 Years of Brilliance

Delegates from Hall county and Republican Women of Hall: 
Judy True and Bettye Chambers -
Read convention program - ▪ Read Press Release
Read list of Georgia's 22 delegates

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Coming in 2014 - 

Above: GA delegates on
Convention Floor
Left: Star speaker
of Sunday morning: Dinesh D'Souza, author and film-maker of " 2016" .

LONG standing ovation!
GA Delegates on
floor of the convention in their
red hats

Total attending
Loading the buses
for the Opening Reception at famous Churchill Downs on Friday evening.
Bettye Chambers of RW of Hall and her husband Harvey  on right. Bettye is Chair of the NFRW
Website Assistance Committee and Regent
Public Relations Committee presents award  to Cindy Graves of Florida at the Saturday Luncheon on Sept. 21. Judy True on right is from RW of Hall and NFRW PR Committee Vice Chairman

GA delegation

at Sunday session

Left: President Rae Lynne Chornenky of Arizona opens the final Sunday session
Right:  Reta Hamilton of AR and Rose Wing
of GA at Sunday  Awards Luncheon


Left: Friend and neighbor
Kay VanSant of AL was just elected 3rd VP of NFRW
 2014 - 2015


Right: National Federation
of Republican Women
Presents Reagan Award to Kansas GOP Leader
Becky Johnson


Left: Senator. Mitch McConnell from KY gives keynote speech for Saturday opening session.


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 Saturday.  Dr. Timothy Daughtry is a former clinical psychologist and co-author of a new book, Waking The Sleeping Giant: How Mainstream Americans Can Beat Liberals At Their Own Game. He advises candidates at the local, state, and federal level on how to deconstruct the language of the Left.
EXCELLENT presentation!!

Above:  GA delegates at beautiful Churchill Downs
on Friday evening in Millionaires Row!

Judy True, Rose Wing, Billie Dendy, Babe Byrne-Akins,
Barbra Hickey, Millie Rogers and others
Bettye Chambers was behind the camera.

More photos to follow


Churchill Downs --
home of the Kentucky Derby


NFRW Members at Large elected on Sunday, September 22, 2013 - All are Excellent Choices!
  • Cindy Graves -- Cindy is currently the President of the Florida Federation of Republican Woman,
  • Dena Barnes – NC – currently President of the North Carolina Federation of Republican Women.
  • Suzanne Crow – LA – Past President of the Louisians Federation (2005 - 2009)


NFRW National Convention: Saturday, September 21

Very interesting and informative Educational Seminars --

1. "Using Social Media to Engage and Persuade Voters". Emphasis on Facebook, Twitter and several others.
2. Federation Leadership Challenges
3. Devising a Winning Strategy for 2014
4. How to ask for Money even if you hate to

September 14, 2013 -- Hall Gop Conservative Forum
Representatives from the new Republican Women of Hall club enjoyed the very informative round table discussion at the Hall GOP Forum this morning in Gainesville.
A panel discussed the topic: "What is Conservatism?"  Topics focused on what our core message is and how we can best promote that message.  Basic principles were addressed rather than policy for this event.

Panel members below right to left
Ken Cochran, Hall GOP Vice Chairman -
Josh Morris - local conservative activist, Hall GOP Vice Chair for Communication, former Hall YR Chairman -  Meredith Hardin - founder of Brenau University College Republicans, recent Master of Public Administration conferee from Kennesaw State University - Chris Perlera - Georgia YR Communications Director, member of GA GOP Multicultural Committee - Melvin Everson - former State Representative from Snellville, Associate Pastor at Salem Missionary Baptist Church in Lilburn.

Below: some of the Republican Women of Hall attending the Hall GOP Forum on Saturday:
L - R: 
Robin Lambert, Stacy Hall, Martha Zoller.  Theresa Webb and Martha.  Bettye Chambers was taking the photos.









Above: Long time members of Hall GOP, John Prien and
J'Net Viera. J'Net is now a charter member of the new club, Republican Women of Hall

Congressman Phil Gingrey, tells the forum why he is running for the Senate to replace Sen. Saxby Chambliss. It was a very impressive speech.

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Meredith Hardin and Josh Morris, Melvin Everson, Chris Perlera

August 26, 2013
Republican Women of Hall visit Deaton Creek Republican Club.
Theresa Webb and Bettye Chambers, members of Republican Women of Hall, attended this event at the Deaton Creek Republican Club in their beautiful club house. We were welcomed by club president Pat Falk who announced to the HUGE audience that she was joining the RW of Hall.  Membership applications were picked up by many at this monthly event, and personal contact was made with many Deaton Creek residents.  Congressman Doug Collins made a great presentation to the packed house.

Republican Women of Hall: Theresa Webb, Pat Falk (President of Deaton Creek RC) and Bettye Chambers


Below: Congressman Doug Collins presents a flag which recently flew over the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. to a true American Hero, Col. Cecil Moore, US Marine Corps. The flag was accepted by a family member since the colonel was unable to attend.


August 19, 2013
Republican Women of Hall attend South Hall Republican Club
On Monday, August 19, 2013, Republican Women of Hall attended the South Hall Republican Club in Flowery Branch at Spout Springs Library, 6488 Spout Springs Road Flowery Branch, Georgia 30542. Congressman Doug Collins was the speaker and gave an informative update from Congress.  Many thanks to club president Ed Asbridge for the invitation and for allowing RW of Hall President Martha Zoller to speak about our new club in Hall County.

Above: Martha Zoller, President of Republican women of Hall new club, speaks to the large audience and invites the women to join this group.  (R)  Bettye Chambers, Tressa Rawlinson and Theresa Webb have their photo made with Congressman Doug Collins.

Grilling with the Governor
August 10, 2013 
Lanier Islands

Republican Women of Hall were well represented.



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Created by Judy True


Speakers on for music.


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1. Governor Deal speaks to the enthusiastic crowd  2. The Governor in his favorite hat  3. Joshua Morris, Hall GOP Vice Chair Communications visits with fellow Republicans  4. Ken Cochran, Hall GOP 1st Vice Chair and just announced candidate for Hall BOC to replace outgoing Craig Lutz  5. 9th District Congressman Doug Collins chats with constituents






6. First Lady Sandra Deal with RW of Hall Secretary Tressa Rawlinson  7. Donna Sheldon, 10th District Candidate for Congress   8. Debbie Dooley of the Tea Party Patriots goes through serving line.   9. Hall County Commissioner Craig Lutz  10. GFRW President Rose Wing and Johnell Woody, a District Director in GFRW






11. RW of Hall crew shows off their new shirts: Tressa Rawlinson, Martha Zoller and Theresa Webb  12. Sonya Harrison and Martha Zoller   13. Governor Deal is introduced to daughter of Ethan Underwood of Cumming  
14.Theresa Webb with her husband Gary



15 - 16.  Scenes around the dining area.  A GREAT time for all.


HALL Republican Party July 2013 BBQ  - Photos

On July 13, 2013 the planning committee for the Republican Women of Hall attended the Hall Republican Party BBQ, made the announcement about our up-coming club and passed our membership applications.  News of the Republican Women of Hall was well received.  Many thanks to Kris Yardley and the Hall GOP for the welcome.  Below is the photo page we built to share with the HCRP. 

Planning committee members attending were Theresa Webb, Judy True, Rebecca Yarbrough, Lauren Bell, Tressa Rawlinson and Bettye Chambers (all members of the HCRP). It was a great event on the edge of beautiful Lake Lanier. Photos by Judy True and Bettye Chambers

  • BBQ at River Forks Park
    3500 Keith Bridge Road
    Gainesville, GA 
    Saturday, July 13th - noon to 4p.m.

    A great crowd of Republicans gathered for food, fun, and sun at the lake.
    It was a fun day of activities which included:
  • Speeches from Congressmen Phil Gingrey and Jack Kingston, candidates for U.S. Senate
  • BBQ dinner
  • Door prizes
  • Silent auction
  • Face painting for the children
  • Senate primary straw poll
  • 2016 presidential primary straw poll
  • Invitation to join the new Hall County Republican Women's Club and much more. . .

                   River Forks Park

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FULL POOL Lake Lanier provided a beautiful setting for this gala event.
Even the family of Canada geese enjoyed the event!

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1. Crowd gathers to begin BBQ   2. Congressman Phil Gingrey with his wife Billie 3. Gingrey Signs were everywhere!
4 - 5  Gingrey speaks to crowd  .  6. Justin Freeman with son Charlie   7. The Freemans with son Charlie and next Freeman to debut in October ;- )   8. Crew prepares to start the BBQ serving line  9 - 10 Republicans enjoying food and fellowshi

Below: Phil Gingrey: Physician running for U.S. Senate in Georgia." I know that if we fight for conservative principles, America's best days are ahead of us."  www.gingrey.com


Hall GOP Chairman Kris Yardley (right)  introduces Jack Kingston and other speakers.

Words from Jack:
Jack Works. You Can Too.!  
“Changing the way we do business in Washington is more than just a campaign sound bite. It’s necessity because the status quo will bankrupt our country and doom future generations to a life indebted to China. This week I voted to reform the nation’s nutrition and agricultural programs in order to save taxpayers $40 billion… “- See more at: http://www.jackkingston.org











1. Jack Kingston and Tressa Rawlinson  2. Kingston signs inspected by children 3. I Back Jack buttons  4. Kingston Team members display their BACK JACK logo   5. Theresa Webb collects straw polls from her husband Gary and Dave True.  6 - 7 Kingston tells the crowd about his plans if elected to the Senate  8. Lois Linzmaier signs up for women's group while husband Joe looks on.  9. Arriving are Hall Chairman Kris Yardley, Rebecca Yarbrough and Paul Stanley   10. The children seemed to really enjoy the outing at the lake.

Favorite photo of the day --
Congressman Jack Kingston picks up huge support from little Charlie Freeman who was quite happy to sit on his lap for a very long time.


▪ Hall County Republican Women's Club - coming soon!
It was announced that a Hall County Republican Women's Club was in the process of being formed.  All of the women present were invited to join this group, help spread the word and become actively involved.  According to the stats, women nationally cast about 52% of the vote.  Therefore, it is very important for the Hall Republican women become active in this new club. Bettye Chambers and Judy True passed out membership applications forms and asked the women to pass them along to friends and family.

Click here to bring up the form, print out, submit and share. Contact information is on the form.

Audience listens attentively as candidates for Senate speak.
On right is Rebecca Yarbrough with Qiana and Genard Keith

Family BBQ Straw Poll Results:

Presidential Straw Poll results:
1st Rand Paul
2nd Newt Gingrich
3rd  Marco Rubio
4th .Jeb Bush

 US Senate Straw Poll results:
Kingston 33,
  Gingrey 10,
  Broun 8,
  Handel 6,
  Perdue 1,
  Other  1

Hall County GOP 2013 Barbecue Video

July 13, 2013 by Judy True


Photos by Judy True and Bettye Chambers

  View more photos on  Hall GOP Facebook page


Web page by
Bettye. Chambers


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