Newsletter 3/24/17

CCDemClub NEWSLETTER  #5, 3/24/17

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We are going to try to send out a weekly newsletter listing all the news and upcoming events for the next month or so.

We’ll emphasize the newly-added items.

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

Anyway, here they are in chronological order:

** New (at end): Announcement from VOCAL Carroll County **

** New 4/8: Monthly CarrollCAN meeting **

** Change 4/13: CCDCC meeting location **

** New 5/1: Immigrants and Workers March **

March 25 (1 of 2):

(** NEW **)

Women’s Rally in Annapolis

There will be a state-wide Women’s Rally called Amplify Our Voices on Saturday, March 25th in Annapolis.

10am-Noon at Lawyer’s Mall

There is a Facebook events page for the rally at:

https://www.facebook.com/events/993449500754964/

Details:

Rally with Action Not Anger to “Amplify Our Voices” in celebration and recognition of issues important to women, our families, and our communities.

Join invited officials and speakers to unite for the Affordable Care Act, paid sick leave, immigration reform, paycheck fairness, and more!

#AmpOurVoices

#ActionNotAngerRally

March 25 (2 of 2):

Weekly Gathering for Inclusion – every Saturday!

(Next one: April 1)

From the CarrollCAN website:

This is a peaceful gathering to spread the love!  Make a sign to celebrate inclusion! (this is not a rally or protest, no chants, just signs) Meet in front of the Westminster Branch Library, by the Lion 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

March 31:

Andy Harris (Congressional District 1) Town Hall

6pm to 7pm on Friday, March 31 at the Todd Performing Arts Center, Chesapeake College in Wye Mills, MD.

April 1:

Weekly Gathering for Inclusion – every Saturday!

(Next one: April 8)

April 3:

April CCDemClub meeting: Monday, April 3

7pm at Johansson’s in Westminster.

Our speaker is Ben Yingling, candidate for Westminster City Council. (This is a NON-partisan position and race.)

(Our previously-scheduled speaker, Ed Cramer, has withdrawn as a candidate for the council.)

Club business: Nominations announced and voting for officers

Some of us arrive early at 6 to share an informal meal before the meeting, so please feel free to join us for that as well!

April 6:

Listening Session on Race

Community Listening Session on Race – Thursday, April 6th at 6pm in the Finksburg Library, Large Meeting Room.

April 8:

Weekly Gathering for Inclusion – every Saturday!

(Next one: April 15

We will swear in the new officers.

ALSO: we will be awarding our 2017 Maxine Wooleyhand Memorial Scholarship to Ryan Koch! Come meet Ryan, and help us congratulate him (and his family).

April 13:

Carroll County Democratic Central Committee monthly meeting

Thursday, April 13,starting at 7pm, Large Meeting Room, Westminster (NOT Finksburg) Library.

April 15 (1 of 2):

Monthly CarrollCAN Meeting

CCPL, Eldersburg Branch, 3:30pm

April 15 (2 of 2):

Weekly Gathering for Inclusion – every Saturday!

(Next one: April 22)

April 22:

Weekly Gathering for Inclusion – every Saturday!

(Next one: April 29)

April 23:

Emerge Maryland Training: 4/23, 1-6pm

Cedarhurst UU, Finksburg, MD

How to run for office! Be the change!

(must pre-register)

(emergemaryland.org)

April 28 and 29:

The Western Maryland Democratic Summit

Rocky Gap Casino Resort, Flintstone, MD.

Register online at www.westernmddems2017.eventbrite.com

April 29:

People’s Climate March

Washington, DC

Details: https://peoplesclimate.org/

May 1 (1 of 2):

May Day Action: Immigrants and Workers March

Lafayette Square, Washington DC

2pm-5pm

https://www.facebook.com/events/245084992585200/

May 1 (2 of 2):

May CCDemClub meeting: Monday, May 1

7pm at Johansson’s in Westminster.

Last meeting of the club year! (Resumes in September)

Our speaker will be Dave Scott, who will be speaking on the refugee crisis, NATO, or both. (He was  senior member of the US Military Delegation to NATO.)

Club business: swearing-in of new club officers.

ALSO: we will be awarding our 2017 Maxine Wooleyhand Memorial Scholarship to Ryan Koch! Come meet Ryan, and help us congratulate him (and his family).

Some of us arrive early at 6 to share an informal meal before the meeting, so please feel free to join us for that as well!

May 4:

The Carroll County Democratic Central Committee will be hosting its annual Democratic Victory Dinner on Thursday, May 4th, 2017 at Martin’s Westminster.

Please mark your calendars for this important event, and we’ll get back soon with more details.

July 30:

The Carroll County Democratic Club will hold its annual picnic at the Lion’s Club Park in Silver Run.

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From VOCAL Carroll County:

We have also created several communications tools since our last meeting:

website = https://vocalcarrollcounty.wordpress.com/

Facebook = https://www.facebook.com/VOCALcarrollcounty

email =  vocalcarr…@gmail.com