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Our purpose is to promote an informed public, through political education and activity; increase the effectiveness of women in the cause of good government; foster loyalty to the Republican party; and work for election of the republican party nominees.

SDFRW Member Spotlight of the Month

Mary Lee Plutt


1. Member: Mary Lee Plutt

2. Local Club: Codington County Republican Women 

3. Family: Husband:  Joe Plutt is retired from Terex Utilities after 35 years

 Daughter: Kaitlyn DeJong just married July 20th to Conner DeJong and they live and teach in Harrisburg, SD. 

4. Where were you born? Graceville, Minnesota 

5. Occupation: I am a retired 1st grade teacher. 22 years Grant-Deuel school and 8 years Home Economic at Gary, SD.

6. When did you become a member of SDFRW? 

I joined the SDFRW in 2015 to support the Republican Party Platform of faith, family, and freedom, and in 2018 was a voting delegate to the SD Republican Convention. 

6. Hobbies and other volunteer organizations:

I volunteer as a mentor at McKinley Elementary School and at the Intermediate School and enjoy Bible Studies and volunteering as a Sunday School Teacher.

7. List a few fun or interesting things about yourself:

One fun activity I would do with my first-grade class was to perform stories and songs about our country at “Pie Days”in Revillo at the Community Center.

8. Who is your favorite Republican and why?

My favorite Republican would have to be our President Donald Trump because he fights for the American people to keep us safe and to keep us free. I support all of our Republican Party Representatives including Kristi Noem, our governor, who fights for our farmers and the people of South Dakota. 

9. Favorite Quote or Bible verse:

“…For with God all things are possible.” Mark 10:27