Newsletter 3/9/17

CCDemClub NEWSLETTER  #3, 3/9/17


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 at any time to see the full calendar and details.

Anyway, here they are in chronological order:

** New 3/9: HealthCare is a Human Right (TONIGHT!!) **

** New 3/11: Resistance Training livestream **

** New 3/12: Weekly Gathering for Inclusion (SPECIAL DAY) **

** New 3/13: Protect Our Schools march **

** New 3/19: Transgender Training **

** New 3/19: VOCAL meeting **

** New 4/23: Emerge Maryland training **

** New 5/4: Victory Dinner **

March 9:

HealthCare is a Human Right

Senior Center, Stoner Ave, 7pm

March 11:

** NEW **:

Resistance Training livestream:

ACLU People Power Action Event

March 11

<a href=”“>DETAILS</a>

St. Paul’s UCC

17 Bond St.

Westminster, MD 21157

Signup link: <a href=”“></a>

March 12 (** SPECIAL DAY**):

Weekly Gathering for Inclusion – every Saturday,


(To not conflict with the Celtic Canter and other

St. Patrick’s Day events)

(Next one: March 18)

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…

March 13:

Maryland State Education Association march

Join NEA President Lily Eskelsen García and hundreds of educators at MSEA’s March to Protect Our Schools on March 13 in Annapolis!

Learn more and RSVP at <a href=”“></a>.

We’ll meet at MSEA Headquarters (140 Main Street in Annapolis) at 5 p.m. on March 13. After a short speaking program, we’ll begin the March around 5:45 p.m. and head up to the State House to see legislators and ask them to protect our schools. RSVP at linked page.

March 19 (1 of 2):

Transgender Training: Kate Fisher, Joy Fisher,

St. Paul’s UCC, Fellowship Hall,

3/19/17 5-7pm

March 19 (2 of 2):

VOCAL (Voices of the Center and Left) meeting:

Sunday, March 19th, 2-4pm, at the Mount Airy Library

(large meeting room)

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 23:

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

Cedarhurst UU, Finksburg, MD

How to run for office! Be the change!

(must pre-register)


May 1:

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.

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.