September 2023 Newsletter

Wednesday, September 20, 2023

NOTE: Luncheon to be held in 1st Floor Ballroom A/B

Check-In 11:00 a.m.
Meeting Begins 11:30 a.m.
Lunch at Noon

With Guest Speaker

Senator Rosiliecie Ochea Bogh

Senator Rosiliecie Ochea Bogh is a business woman and a former educator.  Elected in 2020 she became the first Latina Republican state senator in California history.  Born in California, she is the daughter of Mexican immigrants.  She graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and has a teaching credential from California State, San Bernardino.  Bogh has been an English teacher, a real estate agent for 18 years; and served on the Board of the Yucaipa-Calimesa Joint Unified School District, served as Chair/President of the Yucaipa Valley Chamber of Commerce, and on the Board of EV Association of Realtors.

The Senator champions for stronger schools, lower taxes, better infrastructure, and more affordable home prices in California. 

Bogh serves California’s Senate District 23. The district includes all or portions of the following communities: Banning, Beaumont, Big Bear City, Big Bear Lake, Cedar Glen, Calimesa, Cherry Valley, Crestline, Homeland, Hemet, Highland, Lake Arrowhead, Loma Linda, Menifee, Mentone, Nuevo, Phelan, Pinon Hills, Rancho Cucamonga, Redlands, San Bernardino, San Jacinto, Wrightwood, and Yucaipa.

In Sacramento, Bogh was appointed vice chair of the committees on Education; Banking & Financial Institutions; Labor, Public Employment & Retirement; and Public Safety. She is a member of committees on Budget & Fiscal Review; Business, Professions & Economic Development; and Housing.

Rosiliecie married her high school sweetheart, Greg Bogh.   They have 3 children and live in Yucaipa, California.

Darlene Casella, Vice President

With Guest Speaker

Ian Weeks

Ian Weeks is a Republican candidate for California’s 25th Congressional District. Raul Ruiz currently holds that seat.   Ian was born in California and grew up in the Temecula Valley.  He is a graduate of University of Redlands School of Business, and became a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) over 17 years ago. 

In Washington D.C., Ian will advocate policies that are tough on crime, and small-business friendly legislation.   He promises to legislate with integrity, honesty and transparency. He has strong belief in God, family, and freedom. 

A worship leader at his church, Ian plays guitar and sings. An avid outdoorsman, Ian spends his free time with his family boating, fishing, hiking, and horseback riding.  Ian and his wife of 11 years live in Hemet with their two young sons.  

Darlene Casella, Vice President


  • Shrimp Pasta
    Capellini, Spinach, Tomato Garlic & White Wine Sauce
Vegetarian Alternative:
  • Assorted Vegetables with Capellini, Spinach, Tomato, Garlic, White Wine.
  • Tiramisu Cake
Cash Bar Available
Reservations made after 12 pm Friday, September 15, 2023 will be placed on a wait list.

Contact: Lauren Crawford

$45 Member $50 Guests
Payable by check or credit card; cash not accepted
"A Reservation made is a reservation paid."


Welcome back! We've got exciting times ahead working toward the 2024 election.

Please help us to recruit new members. Ask your friends to join us. Include those who are unsure of where they fall within the political spectrum and those who are pro-republican, but just didn’t know about our great club. Invite them to our September 20th meeting where like minded people feel free to discuss conservative values and goals.


Please Welcome New Members

Mary Bettinson, Shirleyann Colonna, Marylou Herrera, Pamela Lieb, Holly Merrigan, and Christel Prokay

Sue Lapham
VP - Membership
760-898-6968 phone or text


If you need a patriotic RMRWF name badge, you can order one or more at the luncheon membership table for $20.  You can pay by check or credit card.  The badges will be delivered by the next luncheon.


Please stop by the raffle desk to view our wonderful prizes and buy your lucky ticket.  It is always such fun to win a prize – only one prize per person!

We want to thank those club members and our community friends who have provided some of the lovely prizes over the years.  They have been most generous! 


Hello Ladies!

Welcome Back!  I hope you had a lovely summer.  It's almost time for us to begin our fall season and see each other once a month at our Luncheon meetings.  We are always in need of hostesses to meet and greet at each meeting. Please contact me at or at 310-433-4009 if you are interested. Thanks!

I look forward to seeing you soon. 

Robyn Fuchs, Hostess Chair


Please keep me informed of any occasions that need to be acknowledged by a card. Either happy (births, marriages, awards) or sad (health issues, deaths) all issues deserve recognition.

Pam Thompson
Sunshine Chair



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