Newsletter 3/15/18

CCDemClub NEWSLETTER #55, 3/15/18

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

*** CONGRATULATIONS AND THANKS! The Ethics Ordinance has been adopted, after much interest and effort from the community! ***


TABLE OF CONTENTS

ONLINE FOOD BANK DONATIONS

Place an Ad in the 2018 ‘Victory Dinner’ Program

Offices on the Ballot with ANY INCUMBENTS LISTED

EVENTS

March 15: Meet the Candidates in Lisbon

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

March 18: Family Acceptance within Families of Color (NEW)

March 24 (1 of 2): Free In-Person Campaign Training

March 24 (2 of 2): Patriots Resist Rally (Weekly Gathering for Inclusion)

March 25: Western Maryland Gubernatorial Forum (NEW)

March 27: Jamie Raskin Fundraiser

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

April 2: CCDemClub Meeting, speaker: Tim Hickman

April 7: Patriots Resist Rally (Weekly Gathering for Inclusion) (NEW)

April 8: VOCAL Group Gathering

April 12: CCDCC Meeting

April 14: Patriots Resist Rally (Weekly Gathering for Inclusion) (NEW)

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

April 21: Patriots Resist Rally (Weekly Gathering for Inclusion) (NEW)

April 28: Patriots Resist Rally (Weekly Gathering for Inclusion) (NEW)

May 7:  CCDemClub Meeting – last of the club year!

May 10:  CCDCC Victory Dinner – Save the Date!

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


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 15: Meet the Candidates in Lisbon

From 7pm to 9:30pm at the Lisbon VFC.
For details and a map, see https://ccdems.com/event/meet-the-candidates-march-15-in-lisbon/

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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 18: Family Acceptance within Families of Color (NEW)

Sunday March 18th at 5 p.m. at St. Paul’s UCC in Westminster (details). This session will explore the cultural differences that families of color face with acceptance of their LGBTQ loved one and will identify some of the unique challenges that LGBTQ people of color face within communities of color. Participants are encouraged to share their stories and strategies for increasing support to LGBTQ diverse communities.

https://ccdems.com/event/family-acceptance-within-families-of-color/

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March 24 (1 of 2): Free In-Person Campaign Training

From the Maryland Democratic Party:  Hello Maryland Democrats –

Please join us for a free in-person campaign training on Saturday, March 24 from 8:30am to 4:30pm at the Tommy Douglas Conference Center, 10000 New Hampshire Ave, Silver Spring, MD.

This training will cover field organizing, fundraising, digital communications and messaging.

Open to candidates, campaign staff, Democratic Clubs, Progressive clubs and any other Democrats involved with a MD campaign.

Please register at https://www.traindemocrats.org/training/ndtc-maryland.

This event is free.

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March 24 (2 of 2): 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 25: Western Maryland Gubernatorial Forum (NEW)

At Hood College Rosenstock Hall, Hodson Auditorium, in Frederick, 1-4pm. (Details)

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March 27: Jamie Raskin Fundraiser

There will be a fundraiser for Congressman Jamie Raskin from 7pm-8:30pm at the home of lauren Beacham and Tyler Oyler in Emmitsburg. For details, and to learn how to give your support, see https://ccdems.com/event/jamie-raskin-fundraiser/

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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

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 7: Patriots Resist Rally (Weekly Gathering for Inclusion) (NEW)

(Next one:  April 14)

-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 8: VOCAL Group Gathering

2pm – 4pm at the Mount Airy Branch Library (details: https://ccdems.com/event/vocal-group-gathering-2/)

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April 12: CCDCC Meeting

At the Westminster Public Library, in the Large Meeting Room. Currently, two of the three candidates for Circuit Court Judge are expected to come and briefly introduce themselves..  (Details: https://ccdems.com/event/april-ccdcc-meeting/).

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April 14: Patriots Resist Rally (Weekly Gathering for Inclusion) (NEW)

(Next one:  April 21)

-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 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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April 21: Patriots Resist Rally (Weekly Gathering for Inclusion) (NEW)

(Next one:  April 28)

-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 28: Patriots Resist Rally (Weekly Gathering for Inclusion) (NEW)

(Next one:  May 5)

-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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May 7:  CCDemClub Meeting – last of the club year!

The Carroll County Democratic Club will meet  Monday, May 7 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.
We are working on setting up a candidates’ forum for this, the final meeting of the club year. (No meetings June, July, August.)  Also scheduled is the swearing-in of officers for the 2018-2019 club year.

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May 10:  CCDCC Victory Dinner – Save the Date!

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.



From the Carroll County Democratic Club

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