Newsletter 4/26/18

CCDemClub NEWSLETTER #61, 4/26/18

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


TABLE OF CONTENTS

ONLINE FOOD BANK DONATIONS

EVENTS

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

May 1: Voter Registration Volunteer Training (NEW)

May 3: Voter Registration Event (NEW)

May 5: Patriots Resist Rally (Weekly Gathering for Inclusion) (NEW)

May 7:  CCDemClub Meeting and Candidate Forum (UPDATED)

May 10:  CCDCC Victory Dinner

May 12: Patriots Resist Rally (Weekly Gathering for Inclusion) (NEW)

May 17: Congressional District 1 Forum

May 19: Patriots Resist Rally (Weekly Gathering for Inclusion) (NEW)

May 26: Patriots Resist Rally (Weekly Gathering for Inclusion) (NEW)

July 29: CCDemClub Picnic, 1-4pm: SAVE THE DATE!

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

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

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


EVENTS

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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 1: Voter Registration Volunteer Training (NEW)

The Carroll County Board of Elections is offering a special opportunity for VOCAL members and supporters to receive voter registration training.

When: Tuesday, May 1st at 6:00 pm, and will take approximately 30 minutes.

Where: The Board of Elections training room, at the Robert Moton Center 300 South Center Street, Westminster.

Deadline to RSVP: Tuesday, April 24th at 3pm.

Please RSVP [*** HOW ***] to reserve your seat for the May 1st training. The deadline for responding is Tuesday, April 24th at 3:00 pm.  The Board of Elections staff have graciously made this opportunity available and we want to take full advantage of it.

NOTE: this particular event was organized on behalf of VOCAL Carroll County, but if anyone wishes to get training at other times, you may contact the Elections Director, Katherine Berry, at 410-386-2958.

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May 3: Voter Registration Event (NEW)

Mitch Edelman tells us they have arranged for a voter registration event at Carroll Community College for Thursday, 5/3 from 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM. The event will be electronic – the campus will provide some laptops, and Mitch will have instructions for people who want house their own phones or laptops to register. The event is nonpartisan, so no campaign literature should be available. For more info, contact Mitch at mede…@rsetech.com.

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May 5: Patriots Resist Rally (Weekly Gathering for Inclusion) (NEW)

(Next one:  May 12)

-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 and Candidate Forum (UPDATED)

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.
The two Commissioner candidates from District 3, Doug Mathias and Maria Warburton, are scheduled to speak.
We may also have one or two Circuit Court judge candidates.
Also scheduled is the voting, and the swearing-in of officers for the 2018-2019 club year.
Current slate of candidates for club officers:
President: Frank Rammes (incumbent)
Vice-President: Kate Sanner (new)
Treasurer: Mark Wilson (incumbent)
Secretary: Ellen Marble (incumbent)
Directors: Sharon Baker and Corynne Courpas (incumbents)
This is the final meeting of the club year. (No meetings in June, July, August.)

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May 10:  CCDCC Victory Dinner

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

(Next one:  May 19)

-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 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.

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May 19: Patriots Resist Rally (Weekly Gathering for Inclusion) (NEW)

(Next one:  May 26)

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

(Next one: July 2)

-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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July 29: CCDemClub Picnic, 1-4pm: SAVE THE DATE!

The Carroll County Democratic Club will hold its annual picnic from 1-4pm at the Lions Club Park in Union Mills, next to the Homestead. Hamburgers and hotdogs, buns included, will be supplies by the club. Please bring side dishes, desserts and drinks – more information to come. It’s alw


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.

The newsletter was first published February 25, 2017.



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