Newsletter 8/16/18

CCDemClub NEWSLETTER #76, 8/16/18

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

For information on joining the club, see “About the Club” at the end of the newsletter.

For UPDATED items, I’ll try to highlight the changed or new bits (like this!)

HEY HEY! The “Democrats Care” activity raised $345 for the Shepherd’s Staff in Westminster.

A check for that amount will be presented to the Shepherd’s Staff, from the Club, on Friday, August 17.

Thanks to everyone who gave, and for everyone for making this a quick response for good.


TABLE OF CONTENTS

Get on the CENTRAL COMMITTEE MAILING LIST

ONLINE FOOD BANK DONATIONS

EVENTS

August 18 (1 of 2): Western Maryland Dem. Unity Rally

August 18 (2 of 2): Patriots Resist Rally (Weekly Gathering for Inclusion)

August 25: Patriots Resist Rally (Weekly Gathering for Inclusion)

Sept. 1: Emily Shank and Brian Frosh at Birdies in Westminster

Sept. 10: CCDemClub Meeting

October 1: CCDemClub Meeting

October 19: 16th Annual NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet

About the Club

About the Newsletter


Get on the CENTRAL COMMITTEE MAILING LIST

If you want to be added to the Carroll County Democratic Central Committee’s mailing list, just email Tom Scanlan at trsc…@gmail.com.

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.


EVENTS

August 18 (1 of 2): Western Maryland Dem. Unity Rally

Join David Trone, Ben Jealous, and the Western Maryland Democratic PAC as we celebrate all our Democratic nominees. Let’s go #AllTheWayBlue in November!

New location! For details, and a map, go to: https://ccdems.com/event/western-md-dem-unity-rally/

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August 18 (2 of 2): Patriots Resist Rally (Weekly Gathering for Inclusion)

(Next one: August 25)

-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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August 25: Patriots Resist Rally (Weekly Gathering for Inclusion)

(Next one: September 1)

-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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Sept. 1: Emily Shank and Brian Frosh at Birdies in Westminster

September 1, 2018 5-7pm:
Attorney General Brian Frosh is coming to Birdies Cafe in Westminster to show support for Emily Shank, Candidate for House of Delegates. This will be an intimate event & space is limited.  Light appetizers & beverages will be provided.
Tickets are $40. Checks should be made payable to Emily Shank for Delegate and mailed to:

P.O. Box 1058, Eldersburg, 21784,
or purchased online at: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/agfroshwithemilyshank

All money raised in connection with this event goes to benefit Emily Shank for Delegate and not Brian Frosh.

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Sept. 10: CCDemClub Meeting

The Carroll County Democratic Club will meet  Monday, September 10 at 7 pm at Johansson’s Restaurant in Westminster.

A number of us meet at 6 for dinner.  Everyone is welcome at the meeting, dinner, or both.

This promises to be a VERY special meeting!

* It will include a panel of the Carroll County Democratic Central Committee members, discussing the recent Primary and the upcoming General elections.

* ALSO, we have a scheduled speaker: Stephanie Klapper, who is with the Maryland Health Care for All! Coalition.

They’re working to make prescription drugs more affordable for Marylanders.

She’ll be talking about the Prescription Drug Affordability Resolution
( http://healthcareforall.com/RxResolution ), as well as the group’s recent legislative successes, and their work in association with the attorney general.

Ms. Klapper is Deputy Director of the Maryland Citizens’ Health Initiative.

First meeting of the club year!

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October 1: CCDemClub Meeting

The Carroll County Democratic Club will meet  Monday, October 1 at 7 pm at Johansson’s Restaurant in Westminster.

A number of us meet at 6 for dinner.  Everyone is welcome at the meeting, dinner, or both.

This promises to be another VERY special meeting!

We are sponsoring a School Board Forum, which will be a NON-partisan, public service, event.

Most of the candidates in the general election are expected to attend: Bob Lord, Patricia Dorsey, Tara Battaglia, Ken Kiler, and Doug Howard.

Come to meet the new School Board, and ask them questions!

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October 19: 16th Annual NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet

Carroll County NAACP’s 16th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet,
October 19, 2018 at Martins Westminster.

This year we are excited to announce that our guest speaker will be Dr. Freeman Hrabowski, the President of the University of Maryland Baltimore County. Place your ad NOW! See information at:
https://ccdems.com/event/16th-annual-freedom-fund-banquet/

(More details as they become available.)

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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 2018-2019 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.



From the Carroll County Democratic Club