P.O. Box 58103
A new addition to the BARW Web site, this is a page of pictures of BARW members attending various functions and activities. If you have pictures of BARW members in action that you would like to add to the page, please send them to this email. Please include a detailed description of who is pictured and the event or occasion taking place.
BARW members celebrating birthdays in November are Donna Coleman, Dawn McDonald, Linda Kelly, Sheri Fitzpatrick and Tracy Louvar; December birthdays include Wade Webster, Lonnie Cox, Vicki Jackson, Holly Williamson, Bonnie Norman, Carole Perry and Sheryl Berg.
Meals on Wheels
The donation for Bay Area Meals on Wheels August meeting was $114.00.
Come and Take It
The Comptroller’s Unclaimed Property Division really wants you to come and take your money. It is your money and they are hoping you will go online, look up your name or business name, and see if you might have some forgotten dollars. They have found that folks may have paid an apartment deposit for a child in college or left a few dollars sitting in a bank account, forgotten a security deposit with a utility, and so on. She stresses that these are your dollars and they want you to have them.
To date, they have been able to return over $770 million to individuals, companies, even cities and hospitals, which had somehow been misplaced and then turned over to us. The website is easy to use (I looked up our names and it is easy). Go to: www.claimittexas.org. Visit the site, type in the names of family members and you may be amazed at what you find! We found some. The Comptroller’s office prides themselves on good customer service and asks that if you need help, to please let them know. The Comptroller says that “Washington sometimes seems to feel that this kind of money is theirs’, but in TEXAS, we know that isn’t so! It is ALWAYS your money.”
One thing the Comptroller’s office has learned from watching the federal government, is that it can be remarkably easy to ‘tax’ citizens and yet they may not know it, or the scope and size of the burden that is being imposed. “We don’t want to follow the federal model here in Texas”, the Comptroller said.
Annual dues of $25 for full members, $15 for associate memberships (men and women who are full members of other Federated Republican Women's Clubs) are payable to the BARW Treasurer. Please mail your checks made payable to BARW PAC, including your occupation (satisfying the PAC requirements) to the following address:
Lynn Bell Osina
BARW's Mailing Address
A P.O. Box has been opened in Webster:
Bay Area Republican Women
P.O. Box 58103
Webster, TX 77598-8103