On August 9, 2023, Tressie Roark (Washington County Moms for America Group Leader), with the help of Suzanne Flammer (Brenham Moms for America School District Ambassador) and Macey D. (Burleson County Moms for America Group Leader), hosted an informational table at the “Back to School” event in Washington County, Texas. Suzanne and Macey helped with passing out school supplies and answering questions. There were approximately 500 families in attendance. In the words of Tressie, “We look forward to creating a wonderful relationship with the schools in the County.”
On September 10, 2023, Group Leader Tressie Roark (Washington County Moms for America) and her group participated in the first meeting of a newly developed group called Citizens United for Brenham Schools (CUBS). This group is for citizens of the county to come and learn about many concerns within the school district. Brenham Independent School District (ISD) Moms for America School District Ambassador, Suzanne Flammer, led the discussion and taught us so much about deficiencies that we needed to be aware of. The citizens were then able to ask questions and voice their own opinions, concerns, and issues. Tressie had a table with information about Moms for America.
At 7:00am on September 27, 2023, Tressie Roark (Washington County Moms for America) and her group participated in the student led and organized event called, “See you at the Pole”. The students gathered around the flag poles at Brenham Middle School in Washington County, Texas. Students raised both the United States of America Flag and The State of Texas Flag. Once both flags were raised the students led the pledge of Allegiance to the U.S. flag and then they the pledge to the Texas flag.
On September 29, 2023 through September 30, 2023, Tressie Roark (Washington County Moms for America) and Macey (Burleson County Moms for America) with their sons attended the Texas Youth Summit. Turning Point USA and the Texas Youth Foundation held the event in Woodlands, Texas. The attendees were honored to hear from guests including Donald Trump, Jr., Riley Gaines Barker, Charlie Kirk, Christian Collins, Senator Ted Cruz, and many more. They also enjoyed learning from these speakers who influenced the conservative movement through sessions, panel discussions, and interactive question-and-answer sessions. In Christian Collins’s (Founder of Texas Youth Summit) own words of the event, “This year’s 2023 Texas Youth Summit was the biggest and best ever. We are doing the heavy lifting to educate youth and young adults on Judeo-Christian and Conservative values. The youth came to the conference hungry to learn how they could make a difference in some meaningful way and left inspired, encouraged, and equipped to fight the good fight to save Texas and save America.”
In addition, Tressie supported her son at this event and represented Moms for America with an interview with Real America’s Voice, who was taking all the videography and holding interviews on the side between speakers.
On September 28, 2023, Washington County Moms for America group held their first evening Meet-N-Greet at Los Cabos Restaurant in Brenham, Texas. This meeting was more informal with a brief overview given of what the group has been up to in the last few months. Also, important dates were given of upcoming events and an over of Brenham Independent School District (ISD) was presented by Suzanne Flammer (Brenham Independent School District Moms for America School District Ambassador). Group Leader, Tressie Roark plans on having meetings the second Monday of each month from 1:00pmCT-3:00pmCT and the last Thursday of each month from 7:00pmCT-9:00pmCT.