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On July 17, 1962, the Plano Republican Women's Club (PRWC) was organized to work for the election of Republican candidates at the local, state, and national levels. At that time, there were no Republican elected officials in Collin County and no Republican women's clubs.
Over several decades, PRWC's efforts at building the Republican Party and working for Republican candidates were important in achieving today's Republican majority in Collin County. In 2002, PRWC changed its name to “Plano Republican Women”.
Our club’s 60th Anniversary was celebrated in July 2022, and we remain committed to being an active, vibrant organization of capable women who offer time, talent, money, and leadership toward the election efforts of Republican candidates at the local, state, and national levels.
PRW meets on the 3rd Tuesday of every month
(except June, July and December)
NEXT GENERAL MEETING:
January 16, 2024
Saltgrass Steakhouse Plano East,
3320 North Central Expressway,
Plano, TX 75074
11:15 am: Arrive and check-in,
11:30 am: Meeting, Lunch and Program
Lunch is available for $25.00 with RSVP and payment by cash or check when you arrive.
Reservations for lunch must be made by 5 pm January 12,2024
You may also pay online by credit card.
($26 if paying by credit card)
Please note: all Online Credit Card Payments include a processing fee.
We welcome guests and visitors to our General Meeting.
Members, please bring a friend!
An eighth-generation farmer and rancher, Sid Miller is the 12th Commissioner of the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA). He has devoted his life to promoting Texas agriculture, rural communities, and the great state of Texas. Born in De Leon, in Comanche County, in September 1955, Sid Miller graduated with honors from Tarleton State University in Stephenville with a Bachelor of Science degree in Vocational Ag Education.
A recognized community leader, Miller was first elected to the House of Representatives in 2000. He quickly earned a reputation as a staunch defender of Texas agriculture, constitutional freedoms, and individual liberties for all Texans.
He was elected statewide as the 12th Texas Agriculture Commissioner in 2014 and re-elected to his second term in office in 2018; followed by a third term in 2022, receiving almost 4.5 million votes--more votes than any candidate for Texas Agricultural Commissioner has ever received.
Since taking office as Agriculture Commissioner, Commissioner Miller has brought real common sense reform to TDA. Within six months, he eliminated a two-and-a-half-year backlog in organic certifications. He reshaped field operations to maximize efficiency for Texas taxpayers. This included increasing the number of consumer protection inspections by as much as 183 percent while slashing the miles traveled by TDA inspectors by more than half a million miles a year.
Commissioner Miller also launched Operation Maverick, a consumer protection initiative to round up businesses that failed to register their commercial scales with TDA. Registrations have increased 35 percent, and more than 2,000 previously unregistered businesses are now monitored by TDA to ensure consumers are protected.
A former ag teacher and school board member, Commissioner Miller is committed to fighting childhood obesity and promoting healthy lifestyles for Texas schoolchildren. His creation of Farm Fresh Fridays and other farm-to-school initiatives resulted in a $14 million increase in the amount of Texas products purchased by schools. Commissioner Miller is also passionate about ensuring rural communities have the water and infrastructure they need to thrive. To that end, he created TDA’s Office of Water to secure access to clean water for Texans today and their future generations. Additionally, under his guidance, TDA has directed hundreds of millions of dollars in federal funding through the Texas Community Development Block Grant program to local communities for infrastructure improvements and repairs.
Commissioner Miller is the state’s leading advocate around the world for Texas agriculture, Texas-grown products, and Texas-owned businesses. He oversees TDA’s world-renowned GO TEXAN program — a marketing effort to showcase the best products, companies, and communities that call the Lone Star State home. Since taking office, Commissioner Miller’s passion to increase market exposure for Texas agriculture has led him and his staff to mount trade missions to Cuba, Ecuador, Argentina, Israel, China, and every continent on the globe except Antarctica.
In 2020 and 2021 Commissioner Miller declared numerous companies and firms in the agricultural sector as “essential businesses,” saving thousands of jobs and enabling many Texas businesses to keep their doors open.
Commissioner Miller is a businessman who breeds and trains American Quarter Horses. In his spare time, he is a recognized rodeo cowboy who holds 12 world championship titles.
He and his wife, Debra, have been married for over 45 years. They have two sons, two daughters-in-law and five grandchildren. They are active members of the Cowboy Church of Erath County, where Commissioner Miller also serves as an elder.
Please join other PRW members for Connections, following our General Meeting.
Let’s plan to work together for an hour or so. Come and go as your schedule allows.
Bring your staplers, scissors and pens and you will be prepared for whatever we tackle!
Our projects continue to evolve.
Whatever we do, we will get to do it together.
The tasks may change but the Connections will remain.
Plano Republican Women is an American political club, bringing together women to positively impact the direction of our nation. We come together as a collective force advancing the power of women through political access and participation.
Our mission is to see women from all age groups and walks of life as key players at the political table on national, state, and local issues.
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