Jefferson Parish Republican women honored at state convention _lowres

Photo provided by Republican Women's Club of Jefferson Parish -- Members of the Republican Women's Club of Jefferson Parish who attended the biennial convention of the Louisiana Federation of Republican Women were, from left, Janet Schwary, Debbie Albert, Faith Peperone and Anita Brite.

Debbie Albert, treasurer of the Republican Women’s Club of Jefferson Parish, received the Betty Heitman Award for Leadership from the Louisiana Federation of Republican Women when the state group held its biennial convention in Alexandria recently.

Also, the Jefferson Parish club won three awards in Division B, for clubs with 50 to 100 members: most increased membership; third place in membership recruitment; and third place in fundraising events.

Four members of the Jefferson Parish club made the trip to Alexandria: Albert; Anite Brite, voter registration chairwoman; Faith Peperone, president; and Janet Schwary, awards chairwoman.