"A Diamond Award Winning Club"

                    2016/17, 2018/19

Chartered in 1965

Assembly District 65, Senate District 29, Congressional District 39

   Our First general meeting of               2020 is coming  Jan. 22 !!

 Gather-get lunch at 11:30, CTO at 12:00 pm

Top One Buffet- 104 W. Orangethorpe Ave, Fullerton

Guest Speakers :

Yvette Lavery, MPA,M.Bioethics, Political Consultant- "How We Can Take Back OC";

Sandy Rains- CFRW Region 8 Director- learn about the new structure, plans and goals for our region and CFRW in 2020.

Nicholas Dunlap- Candidate for Fullerton City Council Dist. 2.

Our General meetings are held the 4th Wed. most months. (Times listed are subject to change-check back often!)

 12:00- Jan., Feb, June, Sept, 

 6 pm- Mar, May, Oct.

 Apr and Dec are special meetings- location/time TBA

We are dark July, Aug, and Nov.

        Celebrate 100 years of    Women's Right to Vote! 

2020 marks the centennial of the passage of the 19th ammendment, giving women

the right to vote.  Do you know the significance of  the yellow rose? Women (and men) who supported allowing women to vote indicated their support by wearing a yellow rose. Those that disagreed wore red roses. 

             It's Time !!! 

 Renew your membership for 2020 !!! 

Join  or renew now! and support Fullerton Republican Women Federated as we work to bring you important information and keep you aware of opportunities to support your REPUBLICAN PARTY! With mid-term elections coming up in MARCH, being informed and involved in to help your candidates is so important! 

 Deadline to renew to remain a member in good standing  and to be included in the 2020 roster is March 1.  


   $25.00 of your dues goes to NFRW. $5.00 goes to CFRW.

     The remaining $15.00 stays with FRWF to help support         our projects including our Pat Soderquist scholarship,        federation scholarships and programs, our own literacy      & Veteran related projects,  Voter registration efforts,        community outreach, speakers and educational                    opportunities. We appreciate your support!

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Congratulaltions to our 2020 Executive Board !

  On Oct. 23, our members voted for the following to lead us in 2020- Well done, and we thank these  wonderful ladies for stepping up! 


  Co-Presidents- Barbara Kummert and Alesa Krull

  Co-1st VP's/ Programs - Antoinette Brown and Martha Lace

  Co-2nd VP's/ Membership - Susan Hirzel and Natalia Foley

  3rd VP/ Ways and Means - Cindy von Coelln

  Treasurer- Joany Chou

  Co- Secretary's- Carol Bruns and Judy Manilisay


This board will be appointing committees/chairs after Hollyberry- let them know you want to help your club! E-mail "rwffullerton@gmail.com"   - be part of the team!


Annual Membership Fees:

Regular Member: $45

*Student Membership: $15

     * Associate Membership: $20 

(Associates are gentlemen, or women

who are members of another RWF club)


Click here to download & print

membership application

Our meetings are held the 4th Wed. monthly except July, Aug.,Nov.

 11:30 am -1:30 pm- Jan, Feb, Apr,        June, Sept.

  5:30-7:30 pm -Mar., May, Oct.

  Apr., /Dec are Special meetings TBA

           FULLERTON RWF WINS TOP                     ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FOR 2018-2019 !!! 

  Our club was recognized at the NFRW Bi-ennial Convention in Indianapolis as one of the most accomplished clubs in the country with the DIAMOND AWARD, the highest achievement ward possible. This is only the 2nd time in  our 54 years that we have

 achieved this (first time was 2016-2017). The award goes to clubs that met certain benchmarks for membership, volunteerism, community efforts,campaign activities, and other categories.

                                  CONGRATS TO US ALL!!!!


 Feb. 7-9, 2020-All Federation members  welcome-Contact your club asap-"rwffullerton@gmail.com"

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  As an FRWF and Federation member, you have access to find out about and attend  interesting events from all of our sister clubs! Just visit the websites of other clubs   to see what they are doing!  

You can search for other clubs at     www.cfrw.org, and you can find event listings from multiple clubs at OCGOP.org

As a Fullerton RWF member, you also get info from CFRW (Calif. Federation of Republican Women-"www.cfrw.org") and NFRW (Nat'l Federation of Republican Women-"www.nfrw.org"). Go to each website and request a log in password. Once you get logged in, you will be on their email list AND have access to an amazing amount of info.!

Be a doer, not a talker!!

There are many volunteer opportunities to help take back California! Contact the OCGOP "www.ocgop.org" to volunteer, help with campaigns,  many other activities! Or contact Cynthia Thacker to help register voters on a regular basis-"cynrethkr@yahoo.com"

Do you know a college-age registered Republican woman who might like a free membership to our club? If so, click here! This is a great way to get young Republican women to learn about the Federation. Must be a Calif. resident/college student.

Websites for latest news:




or click here to go to our newsletter page for past copies

                   HAPPY  BIRTHDAY WISHES to : 

Cindy von Coelln- Jan. 1; Taylor Cox- Jan. 17,  Debra Eck- Jan. 19

Let us know your day/month birthday so we can send you good wishes!

                                                                                      CFRW NEWS


Who knew we had so much artistic talent in our club??!! Our fundraiser "Paint and Sip" at Pinot's Palette sold out quickly and everyone had fun, and came home with a beautiful piece of artwork!  Due to the positive feedback, there will be another one soon!  

 Thanks to the efforts of co-3rd VP's/ Ways and Means Cindy von Coelln and Bev Gunter for this fun afternoon!

                       SAVE THE DATE !!! 

                                Upcoming events of interest!

 - Calif. Primary Election- March 3

 - "Tea For 3"- 3 pm, May 9, 2020- Curtis Theater/Brea- Let's join our sisters from the Brea RWF in attending this play based on 3 great First Ladies- Lady Bird Johnson, Pat Nixon and Betty Ford. For more info contact the Curtis Theater-714-990-7722.





WANT TO GET INVOLVED in ensuring our elections are fair and honest? Check out 

ELECTION INTEGRITY PROJECT, California, for many volunteer opportunities, including training, to help observe polling places, and ballot signature comparisons. "www.electionintegrityproject.com".

Training classes being offerred now

Contact Katherine Gerdis, OC Coordinator



              FRWF GOALS :

  • ​To inform and serve our community     

  • To retain and increase our membership through regular communication and activities.

  • To increase active communications with our elected officials.

  • To support the Republican Party through registration of voters and volunteering.

  • To support several scholarship funds and community endeavors for young people.



 The Election Integrity Project Ca. is looking for people to help clean up Ca. voter rolls. If you care about this, and can be part of a team making phone calls to verify voter reg. info., PLEASE contact Katherine Gerdis- EIPCa. -"katherinejgerdis@gmail.com". She is looking for teams in local areas. EIPCa. is a non-partisan all volunteer group.

website: www.eip-ca.com                                



     Gretchen Cox                                                         Susan Hirzel

   Welcome to the Fullerton Republican

   Women's website! We are so glad you found us!

   We invite you to look around and see what we are about, and to make plans to visit us in person soon!

   What can you expect from a club like  ours?

      1) Education on political issues locally and at                  the federal level, and info on many events you

   might like to attend at the local, county, state and              national level.

      2) Meet candidates and elected officials.

      3) Forge friendships with like-minded women.

      4) Support the community and local non-profits             in an effort to make our area a better place.


    Who is regularly at our meetings and events?                  Local   business owners, elected officials,                        retirees, working women and stay-at-home                      moms who all share the desire to learn more                 and do more to promote conservative                              initiatives  and values. If you are a registered                  Republican,  we welcome you to join us!

    We welcome all ages and all ethnicities.


      Please feel free to reach out to us if you have 

    any questions that aren't answered here, at 


    We look forward to meeting you!


   Gretchen Cox and Susan Hirzel, co-Presidents-FRWF

 Our mascot "ELLIE"  needs to eat!  She will gratefully accept your loose change  at the check-in table when you come to general meetings! Money will be used to support club needs. 

  We hope you like the new look of the FRWF website. This is an ever-evolving work in progress! Your feedback is important-let us know your thoughts and suggestions, and if you have web/editing skills,  please volunteer to help!!!   

Contact Gretchen at  714-767-8986/     "rwffullerton@gmail.com"

 STAY CONNECTED- Check out  these links for more info:
Find us on :
Facebook- RWFFullerton
- our club on CFRW
Email us at "RWFfullerton@gmail.com"