Newsletter 3/29/18

CCDemClub NEWSLETTER #57, 3/29/18

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


TABLE OF CONTENTS

ONLINE FOOD BANK DONATIONS

Gubernatorial Candidate Comparisons

Place an Ad in the 2018 ‘Victory Dinner’ Program (UPDATED)

Offices on the Ballot with INCUMBENTS AND CANDIDATES LISTED (UPDATED)

EVENTS

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)

April 8: VOCAL Group Gathering

April 12: CCDCC Meeting

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

April 17: Another Evening w/ Dem. Candidates for Governor

April 19: Board of Education Candidates Forum

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

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

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

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

May 10:  CCDCC Victory Dinner (UPDATED)

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.


Gubernatorial Candidate Comparisons

The Anne Arundel Democratic Central Committee put together a PDF comparing the various candidates for Governor of Maryland in 2018: https://ccdems.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Candidates-for-Governor-2018.pdf


Place an Ad in the 2018 ‘Victory Dinner’ Program (UPDATED)

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

(Deadline: April 30)


Offices on the Ballot with INCUMBENTS AND CANDIDATES LISTED (UPDATED)

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


EVENTS

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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)

(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/)

Includes “County Budget 101”, an education forum on the budget process in Carroll County with Mr. Ted Zaleski, Director of Management and Budget for Carroll County Government.

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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)

(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.
Tuesday, April 17 at 6pm, at the home of Stephen and Alexis Slater, 7900 Runnymeade Drive, Frederick
You can reserve your seat by becoming a member or paying the admission rate for this event.
Membership covers the rest of 2018 – includes this and one more event this year – for you and a guest – $120 or $110 for Club Blue members.
Admission rate for this event only – for you and a guest – $75.
Note: There is no charge for 2018 paid members.
To commit online, click here or by send a check payable to FCDCC to P.O. Box 793, Frederick, MD 21705. Please write “PlowFish2018” on the check’s memo line.

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

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April 19: Board of Education Candidates Forum

Thursday, April 19 at 7 PM – 9 PM

Community Media Center of Carroll County

1301 Washington Rd, Westminster, Maryland 21157

Facebook page: https://m.facebook.com/events/178952432901316

Sponsored by Community Media Center and Carroll County Times

County residents will be able to watch the forum on Cable Channels 19 and 23 and video of the forum will be posted on a special election page of our website.

The forum will be open to the public and County residents are encouraged to submit written questions as part of a live audience.

Also see the CMC’s Primary Elections site at http://www.carrollmediacenter.org/2018-primary-elections/

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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)

(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)

(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 (UPDATED)

On Thursday, May 10th, 2018, the Carroll County Democratic Central Committee will host its annual Democratic Victory Dinner at Martin’s Westminster. Tickets are $75 per person or $70 per person for a table of eight. Students are $50/person. The evening starts at 6:30pm with a reception and hors d’oeuvres. A sit-down dinner is provided and starts about 7:15pm. There will be entertainment and inspiring words by dignitaries from across MD. This will be a ‘ticketless’ event. Checks should be made payable to the CCDCC. You can also purchase tickets on their website at www.ccdems.com. Find the “Giving” tab and click on donate.

If you have a business, or you’re a candidate or supporter you can purchase an advertisement in our program (see link below). Also, a donation for our Silent Auction is always greatly appreciated! Contact Anita Riley for details about these two items at dolce…@verizon.net.

Proceeds will be used to fund our campaign headquarters. The CCDCC has not had a headquarters for the midterm elections in the past, but they would really like to have one for the 2018 midterms!

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