Our next WeROCC Meeting

Thursday April 8th

The Creekside Clock Restaurant, Shelby

Come early to order dinner and socialize

Business meeting starts at 6 pm

Speaker will be NC Senator Ted Alexander

The April 8th meeting of WeROCC (Women Republicans of Cleveland County) will meet a 6 pm at the Creekside Clock Restaurant.  Come early to order dinner and socialize.  Our guest speaker will be NC Senator Ted Alexander.
A resident of Shelby, Ted Alexander is currently the Republican Senator for North Carolina Senate District 44, comprised of Lincoln, Cleveland and the two precincts of Stanley 1 and Lucia in Gaston County. He is the current  Regional Director of the Western Office of Preservation North Carolina, covering 37 counties, including all three of those counties in District 44.  He obtained a BA in Political Science from UNC-Charlotte in 1982 and a Master’s Degree in Historic Preservation Planning from Cornell University in 1985.  Mr. Alexander has over 37 years of experience in economic development.  He was the Executive Director for Bedford  (VA) Main Street, Inc and the Statewide Coordinator for the Virginia Main Street Downtown Revitalization Program during the Administration of Governor George Allen. He served for nearly 14 years as Executive Director of Uptown Shelby Association, Inc. He served as Mayor of Shelby from 2003-2011 where he is best remembered for his efforts in the realm of economic and community development and crime prevention. After 8 years Alexander term-limited himself. He has since served on the Executive Committee of the Cleveland County GOP since 2011 and served as its Chairman in 2013. In 2014, he entered and ran a statewide campaign in the NC GOP primary for US Senate. From 2015-2017 Ted served as Chairman of the NC GOP’s 10th  Congressional District and a member of the NCGOP Central Committee.  Ted has been active in a variety of community-wide initiatives.
His wife Patti is a retired school nurse for the Cleveland County Public Health Center at West, Grover and Bethware Elementary Schools and the  Past- President of the Women Republicans of Cleveland County (WeROCC). They have two grown children, Will and Christina.


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Welcome to the Women Republicans of Cleveland County (WeROCC) website!

Our club centers on promoting a politically educated public and supporting Republican candidates.

We consist both regular and associate members. 

If you are a registered Republican, we have a place for you! 

We are a fun, caring, and involved group. 

We would love to meet you!


Tanzy Wallace and Ted Alexander nominated by the NAACP for their image award for Political Involvement in Cleveland County on June 2, 2018.  Surrounded by WeROCC supporters. Congratulations!

The Federation of Republican Women presented a 2018 Tribute to Women Award on May 11, 2018 to our WeROCC President, Marge Hooper, in recognition of all her hard work for the NCFRW and the Republican Party.

On Saturday May 19, 2018, Republician Initiative Training that took place in Shelby hosted by Brad Overcash.  WeROCC was present on the Front Row as well as other women from Rutherford County and Gaston County,as well as our our NCFRW President, Pat Smith.As NCFRW members.  We Support School Safety.

WeROCC was presented with the GOLD ACHEVEMENT Award by the National Federation of Republican Women to acknowledge a sucessful 2016-17.

In support of expectant mothers, WeROCC sponsored a table at the annual fundraiser for the Pregnancy Resource Center held at the First Baptist Church in Kings Mountain.


A group of WeROCC Women (and a friend) attended the performance ofthe US Air Force Heritage of America Band on 4/13/2018.

On May 8, 2018 Ted Alexander, the Republican winner of the NC District 44 primary spoke at our May WeROCC meeting.  

WeROCC donaated the NFRW edition of the book "Little Miss Patriot" to the Cleveland Country Library on April 13, 2018.

On April 22, 2018 WeROCC hosted a NC SENTATE forum for Ted Alexander, David Curtis and Martin Oakes



Besides direct involvement in politics, our club does numerous public service projects for our state and local communities. Such as packing Care Packages for our Troops who are and about to be deployed.  In the past year, we had a social gathering at the Equestrian Center and a fall retreat to the mountains.


 .  We like to attend as many parades and festivals as we can in Cleveland County.



We collectively work towards uniting women as a force to positively impact the direction of our nation, while also advancing the power of women through political access and participation.  Whether you're interested in simply becoming more informed, helping inform the public, supporting candidates, running for office yourself, or becoming part of your county or state Republican Party structure, you will find what you need with the Women Republicans of Cleveland County, a federated Club in the North Carolina Federation of Republican Women and National Federation of Republican Women.

We offer information, programs and privileges to our members while drawing on their collective talents, ideas, and desire to participate. From lawyers, doctors, and teachers to politicians, housewives, and grandmothers, we attract women from all walks of life.
Among our members are elected officials or party leaders at the national, state, and local levels and together we strengthen our Republican Party, empower Republican women, and create a better future for our children and grandchildren.  Full members include Besty Harnage, our first female Republican Register of Deeds, and Susan Allen, Vice-Chair Cleveland County Commissioner.   Associate Members include Cleveland County Commissioners Ronnie Whetstine and Doug Bridges; Kelly Hastings NC House of Representatives.  At times, these elected officials have attended our WeROCC meetings.

We look forward to meeting you at WeROCC!