The Knox County Republican Women will host the Maine Federation of Republican Women on Wednesday, July 20. The meeting will commence at 10 a.m. and will be held at The Waterworks Restaurant, 7 Lindsey St. in Rockland.  

The guest speaker will be State Rep. Meredith Strang Burgess. Burgess is in her third term in the Maine Legislature, representing House District 108, where she is the chairman of the Health and Human Services Committee. She is a graduate of the University of Maine and is the founder and owner of Burgess Advertising and Marketing. A breast cancer survivor, Burgess is a cancer activist for early detection and past president of the Maine Cancer Foundation. Also, she is the past chairman of the Board of Visitors for the University of Maine and was a member of the Commission to Develop a Strategic Priorities Plan for Maine’s Young Children.

The estimated cost for this event is $17 and includes lunch.

All Republicans, not just women, in Knox and surrounding counties are welcome to attend and contribute their thoughts and efforts. Call to confirm attendance so sufficient seats and refreshments will be available.

For further information, contact Knox County Republican Women President Helen Shaw at 236-2468, or call 594-5118, or visit