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Let's Meet For Lunch


First Tuesday Of Every Month

 2023 President Carol Pruett

All  Lunch Tickets Must Be Ordered By Noon Prior Friday


Valarie Eames wins basket!
Proceeds benefit New Horizons!

April 4, 2023

Teriyaki Chicken, Jasmine Rice
& Mixed Vegetables

Desert: Lemon Mousse w/Cookie Wafer

Guest Speaker:

Stacey Goodman


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Stacey Goodman was a young police officer with the Suffolk County Police
Department located on Long Island when she got the call to serve at Ground Zero – the
day after the attacks. Goodman was part of a federal agency called the Disaster
Mortuary Operational Response Team and assisted the medical examiner in a
temporary morgue set up next to the massive pile of debris from the downed towers.
“My solemn duty was to do preliminary identification of all the remains that were brought
to us,” said Goodman. She worked 12-hour shifts – 7 days a week for 23 days. There
was no time for emotions or exhaustion. “My duty was to those victims – innocent
people going about their day, and it was all taken away from them in a blink of an eye.”
It’s been over 20 years since Goodman worked at Ground Zero. She would eventually
go on to serve the Suffolk County Police Department as a detective. She retired now
and makes her home in Cave Creek. She wrote a book about her experience titled "The
Dust Never Settles." While the memories fade, she hopes her book can educate future
generations about what really happened. Please join us at our April 4 th Lunch meeting
for this riveting guest speaker.


Some Lake Havasu Republican Women's Club members became Irish at our March meeting!

From left: Mickey Hayes, Karen Wilhelms jackie Joyce, Pat Moedl, Toni Hellenberg, Sue Fritch with our server Brett.

The luck of the Irish worked for Karen Wilhelms, she found the Queen of Diamonds for $833.00!  


Our Setting for our monthly meetings is the beautiful Bridgeview Room at Shugrue's Restaurant with the view of our beautiful London Bridge.


The winner of the Queen of Diamonds!
Left to right:  Winner Karen Wilhelms, Ruth Mock and Ways and Means chair Deb Courtney.


Jamie Festa-Daigle from Lake Havasu Unified School District who is Student Achievement Director spoke passionately about public education and her love for our Founding Fathers.


City Council Member and LHRWC member, Nancy Campbell spoke equally as passionate about her dedication to our city and upcoming projects.


Maureen Furman, Ways and Means Chair shows off the Queen of Diamonds board.


3 of our many great volunteers. These girls sell tickets for Queen of Diamonds and New Horizons Baskets at our meetings. Thank you!

Left to Right: Sandy Ford, Donna Steinle and Maureen Furman.


L to R, 2022 President, Gaynell Crews and President Elect, Carol Pruett.


Our membership table is always open. L to R Joan Dzuro 3rd VP elect and Ruth Mock 3rd VP.

Monday May 9th 2022, was the Evening of Excellence at Lake Havasu High School. President Gaynell Crews and Past President Sue Donahue made the presentations to our scholarship recipients. Shown left to right: Sue Donahue, Past President, Jing Mei Lin, received the Dolores George Memorial Scholarship ; Gianna Jehle, received the Jim Lamon Scholarship; Arianne Macready received  the Linda Hasslen Memorial Scholarship; Emma Jo Busto received the Martha Varvis Scholarship. 


We have a membership and event table at every meeting.

Left to Right: Barb Bacon, assisting membership, Ruth Mock, our awesome membership chair, May Blevins, collecting our Big Money Raffle tickets.


Past President and Telesis board member, Sue Donahue, presented Holland Biermann with a $500.00 scholarship from LHRWC.

The scholarship was named to honor Sue Donahue for her many years of dedication to our club.

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