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Denton County Republican volunteers honored
From staff reports
Dave Smith, Shirley Crouch, Labib Basta, and Eric Mahroum, all of Lewisville, were among the honorees Nov. 15 at the Denton County Republican Party Volunteer Dinner recognizing its activists from around the county.
Crouch received praise from the Lewisville Area Republican Club for her great achievements on its behalf. Basta received high commendation from the Republicans at Conservative Toastmasters Club for his efforts. Mahroum took top honors from the Young Republicans of Greater Denton County for his service.
Smith, precinct chair in Lewisville, received the Precinct Chair of the Year Award, originated in 1998 to recognize the Denton County Republican Precinct Chair who has fulfilled his/her responsibilities in an exemplary manner. In presenting the award to Smith, Connie Hudson, who won the award in 2007, praised Smith for his personal contact with his constituents. Smith has participated in several voter registration drives and is always ready to help in any way that he is asked.
The Chairman's Award went to Richard Steenson of Flower Mound, the Party's First Vice Chair of Political Affairs. Steenson has helped build the Denton County Republican Party in many outstanding ways, according to Chairman Dianne Edmondson, who presented the award. In addition to his work
as the DCRP's Vice Chairman of Political Affairs, his service as 2012 Victory Chair has been invaluable to the party, she said.
The DCRP's highest award, outstanding volunteer, was presented by Deon Starnes, a previous recipient of the award. The award went to Hudson
Hudson of The Colony, the party's third vice chair of precinct chair development, in recognition of her training of the DCRP's precinct chairs, as well as years of unselfish volunteerism at many events and within county community organizations in numerous ways.
GOP clubs from across the county recognized its outstanding members. Those honorees included: Susan Passariello of Argyle (Denton Republican Women's Club); Rudy Cajka of Robson Ranch (Denton County Republican Assembly); Brenda Shepherd of Denton and Labib Basta of Lewisville (Republicans at Conservative Toastmasters); Judge Kimberly McCary (Denton Republican Club); Terri Miller of Frisco (Frisco Area Republican Women's Club); Shirley Crouch of Lewisville (Lewisville Area Republican Club); Shirley Spellerberg of Corinth (Denton County Republican Tea Party); Susan Lucas of Frisco (Frisco Area Republican Club): Sam Anderson of Flower Mound (Flower Mound Area Republican Club); Scott Prater of Denton (North Texas College Republicans Club); Barbara Singleton of Plano (Golden Corridor Republican Women); Eric Mahroum of Lewisville (Young Republicans of Greater Denton County); Kathleen Wazny of Robson Ranch (Robson Ranch Republican Club); and Richard Hayes of Denton (Pachyderm Club of Denton County).
Additionally, the headquarters volunteers were honored and special recognition was given to all veterans attending.
The event was emceed by State Republican Party Chairman Steve Munisteri and National Committeeman Dr. Robin Armstrong gave the keynote address. Both were recognized by Edmondson for their volunteerism and hours they devote to the party.
More than 200 people from across north Texas attended the event, according to Edmondson.
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