The Faulkner County Republican Women will have their regular meeting at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Smitty’s Barbeque Restaurant. 

Judge Rhonda Wood will be the speaker. Wood has been a Circuit Judge in the district for the last five years and will be running in May 2012 for the Arkansas Court of Appeals, District 2, Position 2.  

A brief business meeting will follow Wood’s talk. This will include discussion on donations to the Women’s Shelter; gifts for the group’s adopted soldier, Omar Eden Anderson; and Christmas plans.  

Executive Director Beth Goodrich will attend the meeting to accept the gifts to the Women’s Shelter.

For more information on type of donations to the Women’s Shelter and gifts for the soldier, call 513-2617.

The public is invited to attend.