New club to rally women for Republicans in West Central Florida
Organizers have announced the formation of a new group that seeks to rally women to support Republican candidates -- particularly women -- and causes. With Women We Win Republican Federated held its first meeting Feb. 15. The group has been sanctioned by the Florida Federation of Republican Women at a recent meeting that included a photo op with Gov. Rick Scott.
"We’ve seen the importance of the women’s vote," said Deborah Cox-Roush, former chairwoman of the Hillsborough County Republican Party who is serving as president of the new group. "So we will concentrate on getting women involved."
With Women We Win's other officers, including Cox-Roush, are Robin Lankford, first vice president; Michelle Hanchett, second vice president; April Schiff, third vice president; Terry Castro, recording secretary; Vicki Maddox, corresponding secretary; and Carol Carter, treasurer.