Newsletter 1/17/2019

CCDemClub NEWSLETTER #99, 1/17/2019

NEW and UPDATED items are marked and highlighted in the Table of Contents, and in the details.

For information on joining the club, see “About the Club” at the end of the newsletter.

For UPDATED items, I’ll try to highlight the changed or new bits (like this!)

  • Mark


TABLE OF CONTENTS

Note from the President

Holiday Dinner: Presentation to CCFS

Patriots Resist Rallies RESUME in January

Humane Society campaign – complete!

EVENTS

January 18: Mr. Dynamite (James Brown) (FLICC Documentary Series)

January 20: Carroll County Women’s March

January 25: Won’t You Be My Neighbor? (FLICC Documentary Series)

January 26 (1 of 3): MLK Breakfast! (NEW)

January 26 (2 of 3): VOCAL Group Gathering

January 26 (3 of 3): Patriots Resist Rally (Weekly Gathering for Inclusion)

February 2: Patriots Resist Rally (Weekly Gathering for Inclusion)

February 9: Patriots Resist Rally (Weekly Gathering for Inclusion)

March 4: Next CCDemClub Meeting

April 1: CCDemClub April Meeting

May 6: CCDemClub May Meeting

About the Club

About the Newsletter

Et Cetera! (Various Other Resources)


Note from the President

Per our By-Laws, I appointed a Nominating Committee to come up with a slate of officers for 2019-20. The Committee is chaired by Corynne Courpas, and the members are Ellen Marble and Tom Scanlan They will submit the slate at our March Meeting, with the elections in April. If you have an interest in serving as an officer, or know someone who may be interested, please contact the Club. (Drop Mark a line at wils…@gmail.com and he’ll forward your info to the committee.)

I enjoyed my terms as your President, but it’s time for a fresh face and new perspective, so I am not a candidate for any office. But I’ll remain on the Executive Board as Immediate Past President. I’m sure the new EB will enjoy the support of Club Members as we do our part to help Democrats in Carroll County.

Have a Happy and safe New year.

– Frank Rammes

Holiday Dinner: Presentation to CCFS

Frank Baylor accepts the club’s donation of $227.88  to Carroll County Food Sunday, at the 2018 Holiday Dinner, 13 December. From left, Frank Baylor (CCFS), Frank Rammes (President), Corynne Courpas (Director), Sharon Baker (Director), Kate Sanner (Vice-President).

Patriots Resist Rallies RESUME in January

The Patriots Resist Rallies will resume around January 26. STAY TUNED! And continue to RESIST!

We made great progress in the midterms!

Humane Society campaign – complete!

The CCDC sponsored a December holiday donation event for the Humane Society of Carroll County.

We raised $250, which goes directly to the HSCC. There will be a ceremonial presentation at our  March 4 meeting, but the actual check has already been given to the HSCC. The proceeds will go toward spaying and neutering, food, toys, medical supplies, etc.  We are pleased to support our county’s essentially no-kill shelter.


EVENTS

January 18: Mr. Dynamite (James Brown) (FLICC Documentary Series)

Mr. Dynamite: the Rise of James Brown

Friday, Jan. 18 at the Carroll Arts Center.

1pm (captioned) and 7:30pm.

Details and tickets: http://www.carrollcountyartscouncil.org/eventdetail.asp?event_id=2023

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January 20: Carroll County Women’s March

SPEAK. RISE. ACT. Calling all women and our allies to gather in Locust Lane across from the Westminster library to join this peaceful march through the downtown area. Be part of this local 3rd anniversary event, a sister to the marches flooding the streets of our nation & cities around the world. Bring signs with positive messages & share with fellow marchers by posting to Carroll CAN using #WhyIMarch. No tickets required. Use the link to register.

SUNDAY JANUARY 20, 2019 2PM

LOCUST LANE WESTMINSTER MD

https://actionnetwork.org/events/carroll-county-womens-march-speak-rise-act?fbclid=IwAR2A7DyIZzCPoQzP8OIo483Qj9JUpkzYM1btRskWroetECrwz26iXenVXMk

This event can also be shared on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/562280644245620/

CCDEMS Event page: https://ccdems.com/event/carroll-county-womens-march/

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January 25: Won’t You Be My Neighbor? (FLICC Documentary Series)

MR. ROGERS! Friday, Jan. 25 at the Carroll Arts Center.

1pm (captioned) and 7:30pm.

Details and tickets: http://www.carrollcountyartscouncil.org/eventdetail.asp?event_id=2024

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January 26 (1 of 3): MLK Breakfast! (NEW)

The Carroll County NAACP presents the 16th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast

Saturday, January 26, 2019, at 9am.

At Martin’s Caterers, Westminster

With Guest Speaker Dr. Steven A. Lockard, CCPS Superintendent

For tickets: Contact Bernard Jones (410) 87602358 or

Jean Lewis (410) 861-6872

Tickets are $35 in advance, $40 at the door.

Please make checks payable to: Carroll County NAACP Branch 7014

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January 26 (2 of 3): VOCAL Group Gathering

The first group gathering of the new year is Saturday afternoon January 26th from 1:30 until 3:30 at the Finksburg Branch Library, in the small meeting room.

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January 26 (3 of 3): Patriots Resist Rally (Weekly Gathering for Inclusion)

-From the CarrollCAN website:

This is a peaceful gathering to spread the love!

Make a sign to celebrate inclusion! (this is not a protest, no chants, just signs).

Meet across from the Westminster Branch Library, from 1 to 2pm every Saturday. Please keep your signs Welcoming, Positive and FOR something (not against something, this is a message of inclusion and welcome for all)

There are no organizers for this event. It is an organic gathering meant to spread peace, love and inclusion.

Any questions please email In…@carrollcan.org.

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February 2: Patriots Resist Rally (Weekly Gathering for Inclusion)

-From the CarrollCAN website:

This is a peaceful gathering to spread the love!

Make a sign to celebrate inclusion! (this is not a protest, no chants, just signs).

Meet across from the Westminster Branch Library, from 1 to 2pm every Saturday. Please keep your signs Welcoming, Positive and FOR something (not against something, this is a message of inclusion and welcome for all)

There are no organizers for this event. It is an organic gathering meant to spread peace, love and inclusion.

Any questions please email In…@carrollcan.org.

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February 9: Patriots Resist Rally (Weekly Gathering for Inclusion)

-From the CarrollCAN website:

This is a peaceful gathering to spread the love!

Make a sign to celebrate inclusion! (this is not a protest, no chants, just signs).

Meet across from the Westminster Branch Library, from 1 to 2pm every Saturday. Please keep your signs Welcoming, Positive and FOR something (not against something, this is a message of inclusion and welcome for all)

There are no organizers for this event. It is an organic gathering meant to spread peace, love and inclusion.

Any questions please email In…@carrollcan.org.

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March 4: Next CCDemClub Meeting

The March meeting of the Carroll County Democratic Club will be at 7pm, Monday, March 4, 2019, at Johansson’s in Westminster. As always, some of us will meet at 6 to get some dinner before the meeting – please join us!

This is the first meeting of the calendar year.

Nominations for the new slate of officers will be announced, and further nominations accepted. Voting takes place at the next meeting, in April.

CCDEMS event page: https://ccdems.com/event/ccdemclub-meeting/

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April 1: CCDemClub April Meeting

The April meeting of the Carroll County Democratic Club will be at 7pm, Monday, April 1, 2019, at Johansson’s in Westminster. As always, some of us will meet at 6 to get some dinner before the meeting – please join us!

Voting will take place for the new slate of officers. The successful nominees will be sworn in at the next meeting, in May.

CCDEMS event page: https://ccdems.com/event/ccdemclub-april-meeting-2/

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May 6: CCDemClub May Meeting

The March meeting of the Carroll County Democratic Club will be at 7pm, Monday, May 6, 2019, at Johansson’s in Westminster. As always, some of us will meet at 6 to get some dinner before the meeting – please join us!

The new slate of officers will be sworn in.

This is the last meeting of the club year. No meetings in June, July, or August.

CCDEMS event page: https://ccdems.com/event/ccdemclub-may-meeting-2/

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About the Club

FACEBOOK Page: https://www.facebook.com/pg/CarrollCountyDemocraticClub/posts/?ref=page_internal

We work to promote Democratic ideals and candidates. We also present speakers on topics of interest to voters at our meetings. We’re based in Westminster.

The November meeting is the sign rally Nov. 5 (see above).

The December meeting is the holiday dinner Dec. 13 (see above).

No meetings in January or February (weather!), so regular meetings resume March, April, May of next year.

The meeting minutes are posted in our Google Group folder:

https://drive.google.com/open?id=0ByGlJGvA6lW3bGlfdUlJTTVpcGs

To pay CCDemClub annual dues, send a check made out to “”CCDemClub” to:
Mark Wilson, Treasurer, 1699 King Richard Road, Eldersburg, MD 21784.

$15 for a single, $25 for a couple. You will receive a spiffy 2018-2019 club membership card in the mail!

Back to our regularly-scheduled program….

About the Newsletter

We send out a weekly newsletter listing all the news and upcoming events for the next month or so, emphasizing the newly-added or updated events.

As always, you can also go to ccdems.com/events at any time to see the full calendar and details.

To ADD an EVENT: send the information, including (if possible) a URL, to Mark Wilson, wils…@gmail.com.

The newsletter was first published February 25, 2017.

Et Cetera! (Various Other Resources)

  • Moving Forward Podcast: moving-forward.libsyn.com   With host Kate Sanner

  • To get on the  Carroll County Democratic Central Committee’s mailing list, just email Tom Scanlan at trsc…@gmail.com.

  • To give DIRECTLY to the local food bank, Carroll County Food Sunday, go to the CCFS donation page: http://ccfoodsunday.org/how-to-help/  This page is always available, and ensures your donation directly benefits folks here in Carroll County.



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