Newsletter 3/1/18

CCDemClub NEWSLETTER #53, 3/1/18

There will be NO NEWSLETTER NEXT WEEK (3/8/18); it will resume 3/15.

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


TABLE OF CONTENTS

ONLINE FOOD BANK DONATIONS

Place an Ad in the 2018 ‘Victory Dinner’ Program

BULLETIN: CANDIDATES NEEDED!

Offices on the Ballot with ANY INCUMBENTS LISTED

EVENTS

March 1: Andy Harris Immigration Town Hall (NEW)

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

March 5: CCDemClub Meeting – meet the candidates!

March 7: An Evening w/ Dem. Candidates for Governor

March 8-10 (1 of 3): DNC Meeting in D.C.

March 8 (2 of 3): CCDCC Meeting

March 8 (3 of 3): Emily Shank for Delegate Launch Party

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

March 11: Canvassing

March 17: Patriots Resist Rally (Weekly Gathering for Inclusion)

March 24: Patriots Resist Rally (Weekly Gathering for Inclusion)

March 31: Patriots Resist Rally (Weekly Gathering for Inclusion)

April 2: CCDemClub Meeting, speaker: Tim Hickman (NEW)

April 12: CCDCC Meeting

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

May 10:  CCDCC Victory Dinner – Save the Date! (NEW)

May 17: Congressional District 1 Forum

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.


Place an Ad in the 2018 ‘Victory Dinner’ Program

To place an ad, get the form at https://ccdems.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/CCDCC_AD_FORM-_2018a.docx


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.


Offices on the Ballot with ANY INCUMBENTS LISTED

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


EVENTS

March 1: Andy Harris Immigration Town Hall (NEW)

February 21, 2018
Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC: Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) will host a town hall meeting to answer constituent questions about the various immigration reform issues that have been raised by President Trump and Members of Congress. All residents of Maryland’s First District are welcome to attend the event and ask questions.
Date: March 1, 2018
Time: 6:30 – 7:30 PM
Location: Joppa-Magnolia VFC
1403 Old Mountain Road S, Joppa, MD 21085
For questions about the event, please contact Congressman Harris’ Washington, DC office at 202-225-5311. All media inquiries should be directed to Jacque Clark.

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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!

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. Come to the Meet-n-Greet!

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March 7: An Evening w/ Dem. Candidates for Governor

The Monocacy Plowman and Fisherman Club (of the Frederick County Democrats) is pleased to invite you to – An Evening w/Democratic candidates for Governor of Maryland – on Wednesday, March 7.

Our special guests will be Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz, Krishanti Vignarajah and Jim Shea. We will have another event on April 17 when you will have the opportunity to meet Prince Georges County Executive Rushern Baker, Ben Jealous, Alec Ross and Senator Rich Madaleno. Both evenings should be very interesting and will give us a chance to get up close and personal with our next Governor.

To purchase tickets, you may commit online (https://frederickdemocrats.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=e4289e227d5cbbe8b2f438e2b&id=d225437b53&e=4d33b558bb) or send a check by mail using the instructions on the invitation shown at the CCDEMS site, https://ccdems.com/event/an-evening-with-dem-candidates-for-governor/.

RSVP/Questions: Contact Melissa Joseph Muntz – mlj…@gmail.com.

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March 8-10 (1 of 3): DNC Meeting in D.C.

The DNC’s next full meeting is at the Marriott Wardman Park in D.C. from March 8-10. See details, including the schedule of events open to the public, and a map, at https://ccdems.com/event/dnc-meeting-march-8-10/

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March 8 (2 of 3): 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 (3 of 3): 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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March 11: Canvassing

Sunday, from 11am to 1pm, Natalie Ziegler (delegate candidate for District 9A), will be canvassing with Katie Fry Hester (District 9 state Senate candidate) and China Williams (District 5 County Council candidate). Please RSVP to Carl Graziano, cgra…@live.com, if you can join us and we’ll provide more details. As always, if you’re new to canvassing for a political candidate, we’ll give you on-the-spot training.

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March 17: Patriots Resist Rally (Weekly Gathering for Inclusion)

(Next one:  March 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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March 24: Patriots Resist Rally (Weekly Gathering for Inclusion)

(Next one:  March 31)

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

(Next one:  April 7)

-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 2: CCDemClub Meeting, speaker: Tim Hickman (NEW)

The Carroll County Democratic Club’will meet  Monday, April 2 at 7 pm at Johannson’s Restaurant in Westminster. A number of us meet at 6 for dinner.  Everyone is welcome at the meeting, dinner, or both.
Our speaker will be Tim Hickman, author and activist, who wrote “How to get Elected to State and Local Office”.

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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 17: Another Evening w/ Dem. Candidates for Governor

The Monocacy Plowman and Fisherman Club (of the Frederick County Democrats) is pleased to invite you to Another Evening w/Democratic candidates for Governor of Maryland on April 17 when you will have the opportunity to meet Prince Georges County Executive Rushern Baker, Ben Jealous, Alec Ross and Senator Rich Madaleno. The evening should be very interesting and will give us a chance to get up close and personal with candidates to be our next Governor.

More details on this event as they become available.

RSVP/Questions: Contact Melissa Joseph Muntz – mlj…@gmail.com.

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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 10:  CCDCC Victory Dinner – Save the Date! (NEW)

Please ‘Save the Date’ for the Carroll County Democratic Central Committee’s annual Victory Dinner on Thursday, May 10th, starting at 6:30pm at Martin’s Westminster

Details to follow!

This IS an election year, so we will have many candidates in attendance, as well as other activities, including the Silent Auction.

Click here for a form for your candidate, business or general supporter Ads for our brochure:
https://ccdems.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/CCDCC_AD_FORM-_2018a.docx

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May 17: Congressional District 1 Forum

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.



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