Federated Republican Women of North Dade

Who are we?

The "FRWND" is a political organization organized under Section 527 of the Internal Revenue Code. 

Our goal is to inform the electorate through political education and activities, disseminate information to all members, increase the effectiveness of women in the cause of good government through active participation, facilitate cooperation among Republican Women’s Clubs in the State of Florida, foster loyalty to the Republican Party and to promote its principles and Candidates in all elections including non-partisan elections, and support the objectives and policies of the (NFRW), The Republican  National Committee (RNC), the Republican Party of Florida (RPOF) and to work for the election of the Republican Party’s nominees.

We welcome you to join us, support our efforts, and engage in the political process.


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City of Hialeah Councilwoman Lourdes Lozano, an honorary member of our Chapter, was born on April 8, 1944 in Cruces, in the province of Las Villas, Cuba. After emigrating to the United States Lourdes Lozano received a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from St. Thomas University. For more than 15 years she was employed with ARSCO International where she was the first woman to hold the position of Plant Manager. Due to her dedication and work ethic, she was promoted to General Manager and Vice President. She supervised over 75 employees while handling large government contracts. Lourdes Lozano has also been a Realtor for over 17 years. For the past 18 years, she has been employed with the Department of Children and Families where she assisted in initiating numerous projects helping needy families in the Opa-Locka and Hialeah communities.  In 2011 Lourdes Lozano was elected as councilwoman for the City of Hialeah. She believes that serving her community is a blessing and believes in helping everyone.

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    • June 20, 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
    • 94th Aero Squadron Restaurant, 1395 NW 57 Avenue, Miami, Florida
    • 70


    Former U.S. Senator George LeMieux 

    Topic of Discussion: The Democratic ploy to damage Trump by slow walking his Appointments"  among other Topics

    George S. LeMieux served as Florida's 34th United States Senator in the 111th Congress. In the United States Senate, he served on the Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, the Armed Services Committee, and the Special Committee on Aging.  He successfully passed legislation on health care fraud, export promotion, rating agency reform, small business promotion, as well as a treaty resolution on tactical nuclear weapons.

    George served as Florida's deputy attorney general overseeing more than 400 attorneys and appearing before appellate courts on behalf of the State of Florida, including the United States Supreme Court. George also served as the governor's chief of staff overseeing all state agencies and operations.  In that role, he negotiated a gaming compact with the Seminole Tribe of Florida.

    George is a trusted advisor for significant businesses, including Fortune 500 companies, their officers and boards, as well as high profile individuals in Florida and throughout the country. He focuses his practice on resolving business, and governmental disputes, and advising CEOs and C-suite executives on business, law and government from a local, state and national perspective. George serves as the chairman of the board of Gunster law firm.  He is the founder of the LeMieux Center for Public Policy at the Palm Beach Atlantic University.

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    Bibiana Potestad Candidate for State Representative District 119

    Bibiana "Bibi" Potestad  is a product of District 119, she is the "hometown gal". She has lived in the district and attended the local schools. She graduated from John A. Ferguson Senior High, obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Spanish and Bachelor of Science in Political Science from Barry University, and obtained her Juris Doctor from Ave Maria School of Law.  She was admitted into the practice of law in Florida and is a practicing attorney.  BIbi has always been an active voice in our community since she was 16 years old. She has served in leadership roles and has advocated for our local schools and universities in Tallahassee. She has worked with many local groups and organizations to serve those who need it most in our community.  Bibi has worked for State Representatives and County Commissioners to ensure an adequate quality of life for the residents of West Kendall.  Bibi is now running for State Representative to represent her beloved community.

    Rhonda Lopez Candidate for State Representative District 115

    Rhonda Lopez is a small business owner committed to making a difference in people's lives.  She is ready to bring her results driven approach and wide-range experience to ensure that there is a real voice for district 115 that reflects our shared vision and values.  She has dedicated her time and expertise to a number of community organizations and institutions over the past 25 years including the American Cancer Society, the League Against Cancer, Miami Coalition to Support America's Heroes, the Cuban-American Veterans Association, the Jackson Hospital Foundation, Holtz Children's Hospital, Live Like Bella Foundation, sustaining member of the Junior League of Miami, Kinder Vision and many others. 

    Rhonda is a graduate of the University of Alabama where she majored in Mass Communications and English.  She and her husband Jorge are the proud parents of two sons who are graduates of Miami's Christopher Columbus High School.  Rhonda and Jorge are longtime District 115 residents and reside in their Miami-Dade home of nearly 25 years. 


    Early Bird Discount for Members $35.00  by June 13
    Non-Member Early Bird Discount $40.00 by June 13

    Regular Price for Members $40.00
    Non-Member Regular Price $45.00
    Door Price $50.00
    Table of Ten $400.00

    Business Casual Attire
    Men and Guests are Welcomed
    Meet and Greet at 6 PM
    Meeting begins at 7 PM

    President: Maricel Cobitz
    Vice President: Inez Yimoc
    Secretary:  Ada Fennell
    Treasurer: Jane Muir


    • August 02, 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
    • Milander Entertainment Center, 4800 Palm Avenue, Hialeah FL

    Join the FRW of North Dade for a

    REpublican candidates forum

    free admission

    Business  Attire
    VIP Meet and Greet at 6 PM
    Hors D'oeuvres and Cash Bar
    Program begins at 7 PM

    President: Maricel Cobitz
    Vice President: Inez Yimoc
    Secretary:  Ada Fennell
    Treasurer: Jane Muir






Copyright 2017 by the Federated Republican Women of North Dade, a 527 political organization chartered by the Republican Party of Florida, the Florida Federation of Republican Women, and the National Federation of Republican Women. 

C/O Treasurer, Jane Muir 2601 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, Florida 33137

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