CARROLL, Iowa (June 9, 2023) – The National Federation of Republican Women (NFRW) and Iowa Federation of Republican Women (IowaFRW) announce the charter of a new local Republican women’s club serving Carroll County and surrounding areas.

Carroll County Republican Women club meetings are scheduled for the first Saturday of the month at 11:30 a.m. Cynthia Scaturico of Carroll will lead the club during its first term. Meeting locations will vary. To be notified of the next meeting, please contact Scaturico at

Before moving to Iowa, Scaturico was a member of the Hampton Roads Republican Women’s Club in Newport News, Virginia, and was impressed with the positive impact the group had in their community. Scaturico served as that group’s Chaplain and 2nd Vice President before moving to Carroll.

Republican women 18 years of age and older are invited to join. The annual dues for voting members are $40. Republican men and youth under age 18 are eligible to join as associate (non-voting) members for $20 per year. The primary goal of Republican Women organizations at the local, state, and national level is simple and straightforward: to elect Republicans at all levels of government.

The group’s choice for Americanism/Caring for America is supporting and recognizing Vietnam Veterans.

During the June monthly meeting, IowaFRW President Barbara Hames-Bryant gave a history of NFRW and explained membership benefits. Guest speaker for the July meeting will be Pam Priaulx with the Garden Gate Ranch, a Christian organization that provides safe housing and restorative and transitional services for sexually exploited women and their children. This will be an informative event on the current situation of human trafficking in Iowa.

The Iowa Federation of Republican Women ( is the premier organization for uniting the voices and values within the Republican Party, and is part of the National Federation of Republican Women, founded in 1938. The NFRW ( is the largest and most influential women’s political organization in the nation, proudly representing the party that first made it possible for women to vote in the U.S. and working to increase the effectiveness and relevance of women in the cause of good government. Its mission is to recruit and elect Republican candidates, promote the principles of the Republican Party, educate the public, and inform the media.


About Carroll County Republican Women

Cynthia Scaturico, CCRW President                               

About the Iowa Federation of Republican Women

Lori Leonard Reyman, IowaFRW Spokesperson