State Sen. Cindy O’Laughlin, R-Shelbina, will be the featured speaker at the Randolph County Federated Republican Women’s monthly meeting at 5 p.m. June 2 at the Nelly’s Restaurant in Moberly.
Greetings will begin at 5 p.m. and the dinner and program will follow at 6 p.m. The dinner costs $11 per person and reservations are not required.
O’Laughlin has served as Vice President of Leo O’Laughlin, Inc. for the past 26 years. The senator and her husband own and operate the trucking company and ready mix concrete business with locations in Shelbina, Macon, Marceline and LaBelle.
Prior to being elected to the Missouri Senate, O’Laughlin served as a school bus driver, an administrator as a local Christian school and as a member of her local school board. Now, she serves as the chair of the senate’s education committee.
O’Laughlin has been a member of several civic organizations such as the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Shelby County Economic Development Board. She has also served on numerous statewide boards such as the Associated Builders and Contractors and the Missouri Club for Growth. She is currently a member of the National Rifle Association, Missouri Cattlemen, the Missouri Farm Bureau and Macon First Baptist Church.
A current resident of Shelbina, Sen. O’Laughlin has four sons, a foster daughter and six grandchildren. She is a 1978 graduate of the University of Missouri.
For more information, contact Federation President Valinda Freed at 660-833-5544.