SDFRW official makes the news in Huron for working on attracting young people to GOP

There’s a great story on the efforts of South Dakota Federation of Republican Women official Penny Sattgast that just appeared in the Huron Daily Republic about her efforts to help attract young people to the Republican Party:

“I’ve always had a passion for our youth and the Republican Party,” Penny Sattgast said Monday.

She is proposing what she’s calling a South Dakota Truth for the Youth campaign to the federation, encouraging those in the teen-age and college Republican clubs across the state to attend panel discussions with business owners, veterans, government officials and others.


Sattgast said a recent experience with a young person showed her that kids aren’t always aware of major historical happenings, such as the June 6 allied invasion of Normandy that was a turning point in World War II.

The young woman asked Sattgast what D-Day was when the subject came up. While it was something that was frightening, it was probably not all that unexpected, Sattgast said. “I just really struggled with that; it’s just so sad.

“It’s a really good example of why we really, really have to stay focused on youth engagement and really step up our efforts as Republicans,” she said.

Read the entire story here.

2 Replies to “SDFRW official makes the news in Huron for working on attracting young people to GOP”


    Penny and her daughter, Claire, did a super job speaking at the Beadle County Republican Women’s meeting this week. It is so exciting to have young women so enthusiastic about patriotism and working for the betterment of our communities in South Dakota. Republican Women across the state are involved in so many projects that many probably do not even know about. Examples are the Mamie Eisenhower project: providing books to libraries; Caring for America: supporting our military and our veterans; Leadership Development and more.

  2. Anonymous

    Silence means consent, so speaking the truth to our youth and waking them up to what we have and what we are losing is really a life or death situation to our country’s and individual freedoms. We need more organizations and patriots who will stand up to protect our constitution and American way of life. Now, more than ever, we need to ‘take up more space’ in the conversation of what’s right, and to be aware of how the liberal agenda aims to tear this country down. Thank you, Penny and Claire. This conversation is just getting started.