Wreaths Across America
Republican Women of Kerr County
september General Meeting
15th, 11:15 a.m.
- 1:00 p.m.
Inn of the Hills -
1001 Junction Highway,
State Representative Andrew Murr
Andrew Murr was first elected in 2014 to
represent District 53 in the Texas House of
The district includes
Bandera, Crockett, Edwards, Kerr, Kimble, Llano,
Mason, Medina, Menard, Real, Schleicher and
An eighth generation
Texan, he was raised on a ranch in Kimble
County, and attended school in Junction.
Representative Murr attended Texas A&M
University, receiving a bachelor degree, summa
cum laude, in Agricultural Development with an
emphasis in economics and policy.
Following graduation, he
worked toward his master's degree at A&M and
earned his teaching certification, completing
his student teaching in Mason.
graduated with highest honors from Texas Tech
University School of Law.
In 2008, Representative
Murr was elected Kimble County Attorney.
However, he was
appointed to the position of County Judge, due
to a vacancy, before he was sworn in.
As County Judge, Representative Murr
presided over hundreds of criminal, civil and
probate cases and was never overturned on
In his term of office,
he slashed county spending by 31% by cutting
waste and inefficiency.
Under his leadership,
Kimble County today retained one of the lowest
tax rates in the state, maintaining zero debt
and incurring no future pension obligations.
He is also the past
Chairman of the Concho Valley Council of
Governments Executive Committee, where he was
responsible for overseeing millions of dollars
in funding for the twelve-county region in the
areas of law enforcement, emergency
preparedness, solid waste, rural transportation,
and early childhood education.
continued to serve as Kimble County Judge until
late 2013, when he announced his candidacy for
During his tenure in the House, he has
served on the Transportation Committee, Culture,
Recreation and Tourism Committee, Rules and
Resolutions Committee, Ways and Means Committee,
Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence Committee,
State Federal Power and Responsibility (Vice
Chair) Committee, Select Committee on Mental
Health, and the Local and Consent Calendars
September 2015, Representative Murr was
appointed as one of only two House members to
the Texas Judicial Council.
appointment also names Murr to the Texas
Indigent Defense Commission.
TJC is the policy-making body for the state
judiciary and the TIDC provides support to
counties to develop and maintain indigent legal
Representative Murr lives on the family ranch in
Junction and raises cattle.
also owns a small business, Telegraph Title
Company, and maintains a general law practice.
Murr is a
member of Trinity Episcopal Church in Junction.
Reservations are required and will be accepted
through Wednesday, September 12th.
To reserve your seat, please email
Admission is $16.00 with or without a meal and you must have a ticket to attend.
Kerr County Republican
Party Golf Classic
Club, Monday, October 9th
Check in: 11:00 -
Putting Contest: 11:30 - 12:15
Shot Gun Start: 12:30
information, and the Golf Classic Entry and
Sponsor Forms, please go to the top of the
webpage and click on "Newsletters & More."
The Theda Schleiter RWKC Scholarship is
now available. For the application and
guidelines, please go to the top of the website
page under the "Scholarship" tab.
2017 RWKC Membership Drive
Please renew your membership for 2017.
Help us grow our membership by encouraging a friend to join.
Join or Renew Today.
Click on the
Membership Form tab above,
print and mail it in.
Dues remain the same
at $30.00 for members, and $15.00 for
associates. Patron memberships are $100.00
for members, and $50.00 for associates, or
$150.00 per couple.
Our 2017 goal is
to decorate each
grave at the Kerrville National Cemetery
with a fresh Christmas wreath in honor
of those Veterans who served our nation and
fought to protect our freedom. If you
would like to donate a wreath, please
see the information below.
You need to use CHROME
for these directions:
Click the red DONATE box.
far right click the 3rd
choice down “Sponsor a Wreath with a
local fundraising group.”
In Search box type TX0022, click
enter, then click view.
Click on DONATE
how many wreaths you want to buy
Type in your
information and click credit card
Type in credit card info and click AGREE
call 1.877.385.9504. Make sure you give
our Kerrville ID #’s.
Group ID #
TX0022, and location ID #TXKNCK
This code must
be given to assure the wreaths will be
delivered to the Kerrville location.
payable to Wreaths Across America.
Write Group ID # TX0022 on check.
Send check to:
P.O. Box 249
Falls, ME 04623
DONATIONS MUST BE IN BY NOVEMBER 27th
TO INSURE DELIVERY OF THE FRESH WREATHS
FOR THIS YEAR.
The wreath laying ceremony will be held
December 16, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. CST.
has a 3-2 option, which means if you
purchase 2 wreaths for $30.00 you will
automatically get a 3rd
wreath free, which brings the cost to
$10.00 per wreath.
information, please contact Peggy
Schmidt at 830.895.0057 or email
Republican Party of Texas Grassroots Club
Please join the Republican Party of Texas Grassroots Club. By joining, it will help our State Republican Party become less dependent on large one-time donations, allow the Party to reduce its
cost of fundraising from 70% down to 5%, and it will give the Party a consistent steady flow of funds to fight the Democrats all year long. It will also put an end to you getting
fundraising calls and direct mail from the Party.
You can use your credit card to join by signing up online at
card will be charged each month in the amount of
$8.25. If you sign up online, please let Amy Spiess
know that you have joined so she can include your
name on our list of club members. Another way you
can participate is to give Amy your check for $99.00
with the completed form that you can download by
going to the "More" tab above, "Newsletters and
If you have any questions, please contact Amy Spiess, RWKC
Grassroots Coordinator at 830.792.6963 or 830.285.6963 or by email at
Republican Party Headquarters
Headquarters are open on Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.
Republican Women of Kerr County meet on the third Friday of each month, except July when we hold our Annual Games Day Party, and August when we have our Annual Fundraiser. Meetings are held at the Inn of the Hills, 1001 Junction Highway, Kerrville, Texas, at 11:15 a.m.
RWKC Headquarters Address Clarification
Please note that our address "1226 Bandera Highway" is
the location only. Please address all mail to RWKC,
officers, or committees to P.O. Box 293711, Kerrville, TX 78029.
The Republican Women of Kerr County belong to the:
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PROUD TO BE REPUBLICANS!
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