The Faulkner County Republican Women will have their regular monthly meeting at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, at Smitty’s Bar-b-que Restaurant.

Julie Harris of Springdale, President of the Arkansas Federation of Republican Women, will be the guest speaker.  

Final plans will be made for the fund-raising dinner that will be Sept. 13. The dinner will be at the Bible Baptist Church fellowship hall at 3130 Dave Ward Drive. Bishop Robert E. Smith, Sr. will be the speaker. Colton’s will cater the dinner. Tickets are $30 and may be purchased by calling  513-2617. The Republican women will furnish home made desserts. There will be a silent auction of various items.  

The women have a new adopted soldier who is now in Afghanistan. They collect care package items, and PAK MAIL packs and mails the items.  

County Judge Preston Scroggin was the speaker for the last meeting. His talk was interesting and informative about the work of county government.