Newsletter 2/15/18

CCDemClub NEWSLETTER #51, 2/15/18

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


TABLE OF CONTENTS

ONLINE FOOD BANK DONATIONS

Offices on the Ballot for Carroll County, MD,
WITH ANY INCUMBENTS LISTED

EVENTS

Feb. 17 (1 of 2): Candidate Training Event

Feb. 17 (2 of 2): Patriots Resist Rally (Weekly Gathering for Inclusion)

Feb. 24: Patriots Resist Rally (Weekly Gathering for Inclusion)

March 3: Patriots Resist Rally (Weekly Gathering for Inclusion)

March 5: CCDemClub Meeting – meet the candidates! (UPDATED)

March 8 (1 of 2): CCDCC Meeting

March 8 (2 of 2): Emily Shank for Delegate Launch Party

March 10: Patriots Resist Rally (Weekly Gathering for Inclusion)

April 12: CCDCC Meeting

April 20-21: 14th Annual Western Maryland Democratic Summit & Straw Poll

May 17: Congressional District 1 Forum (NEW)

About the Club

About the Newsletter


ONLINE FOOD BANK DONATIONS

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.


BULLETIN: CANDIDATES NEEDED!

Anyone interested in running for local office should contact Don West (443-340-4141 or ccmdde…@gmail.com). The filing deadline is February 27, 2018. For additional information, see the Carroll County  Board of Elections web site, http://ccgovernment.carr.org/ccg/electionboard/CandidateInfo.aspx.

Also see the Candidate Training Event below on Feb. 17.


Offices on the Ballot for Carroll County, MD,
WITH ANY INCUMBENTS LISTED

See the current list of offices, and current incumbents, at: https://ccdems.com/election-2018/


EVENTS

Feb. 17 (1 of 2): Candidate Training Event

Don West has reserved the Large Meeting Room at the Westminster Library for Saturday, February 17th, 2018, from 9 am – 12 noon for our Candidate Training Event.  Democrats can’t make inroads in local politics if we don’t have candidates. Here is your chance to acquire some of the basics of running a campaign. There will be more details to come, but it will be an informative morning. Remember, the filing deadline to run for office is February 27. Contact person: Corynne Courpas (corynne…@pfgc.com).

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Feb. 17 (2 of 2): Patriots Resist Rally (Weekly Gathering for Inclusion)

(Next one:  February 24)

-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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Feb. 24: Patriots Resist Rally (Weekly Gathering for Inclusion)

(Next one:  March 3)

-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 3: Patriots Resist Rally (Weekly Gathering for Inclusion)

(Next one:  March 10)

-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 5: CCDemClub Meeting – meet the candidates! (UPDATED)

The Carroll County Democratic Club’s next Meeting is Monday, March 5 at 7 pm at Johansson’s Restaurant in Westminster. A number of us meet at 6 for dinner.  Everyone is welcome at the meeting, dinner, or both. We are planning to have all Carroll Co Dem candidates we can get to speak briefly.

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March 8 (1 of 2): CCDCC Meeting

Our March CCDCC meeting is Thursday, March 8th, starting at 7pm in the small meeting room of the Finksburg Library. (details/map: https://ccdems.com/event/ccdcc-march-meeting/).

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March 8 (2 of 2): Emily Shank for Delegate Launch Party

Emily Shank is hosting a campaign launch party on March 8th at Johansson’s from 5:30 until 8pm.  Her treasurer will be on site to accept donations, but there is no cover to attend.

People can RSVP by going to emilyshankfordelegate.com or emailing emily…@gmail.com

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March 10: Patriots Resist Rally (Weekly Gathering for Inclusion)

(Next one:  March 17)

-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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April 12: CCDCC Meeting

At the Westminster Public Library, in the Large Meeting Room (details: https://ccdems.com/event/april-ccdcc-meeting/).

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April 20-21: 14th Annual Western Maryland Democratic Summit & Straw Poll

Save the Date! At the Rocky Gap Casino Resort. For tickets, details, etc:

https://ccdems.com/14th-annual-western-maryland-democratic-summit-straw-poll-april-20-21-2018/

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May 17: Congressional District 1 Forum (NEW)

The Congressional District 1 Forum will be Thursday, May 17th, starting at 7pm in the large meeting room of the Finksburg Library. All 4 Democratic candidates have agreed to attend:

  • Jesse Colvin

  • Allison Galbraith

  • Michael Pullen

  • Steve Worton

The moderators will be Wayne Carter (editor of the Carroll County Times) and Charles Harrison (of the CCDCC). The event is free and open to the public. We anticipate that the Community Media Center will stream the event.


About the Club

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.

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 2017-2018 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.

Since February 25, 2017.



From the Carroll County Democratic Club

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