Winnebago County Democratic Party News & Events November, 2017
GET READY! 2018
One Year to WIN – November 4
On Saturday, November 4th the Winnebago County Democratic Party will be participating in a statewide canvass and phone bank. It can not be emphasized enough the importance of reaching out to our voters in our community.
We have three shifts that day: 9:00 a.m./12:00 p.m./3:00 p.m. If you can not make those specific times, call us and we will be happy to accommodate you. Never canvassed before??? No worries —we will provide training and materials so you are ready and confident to talk to voters.
Monthly Membership Meeting – November 8
Please join us at our general membership monthly meeting on Wednesday, November 8th from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.As we go into 2018 the WCDP is looking to expand our volunteer base. Come listen to all our Chairs (membership, campaign, fundraising, communication, events) explain their role and how you can help. All are welcome! You do not need to be a member to attend. Our monthly meetings are held on the second Wednesday of every month.
Mike McCabe, candidate for Governor and Rebecca Dallet, candidate for State Supreme Court- Monday November 13, 7-9 pm at Oblio’s Lounge (back room) 434 Main Street, Oshkosh. Join Indivisible Winnebago in a small group setting for 2 hours of question and discussion.
Bake Sale Items Needed
We need your baking prowess and your tasty baked goods for our 2nd Annual Holiday Bake Sale. The event takes place during the Oshkosh Holiday Parade on Thursday, November 16th at our office. We raised a fabulous amount of money last year and we would like to make this another successful fundraiser, but we need your help!Bring your baked goods already packaged and wrapped for convenient sale (please),to the office on Wednesday, November 15th from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. If you can not make it at that time, you can also bring them to the office on the day of the parade after 3:00 p.m. Thank you for all you do to help make the Winnebago Democratic Party the success we are.
Holiday Parade & Bake Sale- November 16
Please stop in the office, 480 N. Main St. for a treat before, during or right after the Oshkosh Holiday Parade on Thursday, November 16th. Here are the times for the downtown activities: 5:00-6:00 p.m.—Enjoy music in the Opera House Square, 6:00 p.m. Holiday Tree Lighting and 6:30 p.m. the Holiday Parade begins.
Valley Victory Heritage Dinner
You are invited to join former WI State Senator Gary Goyke on Friday, December 1stat the Fox Valley Area Labor Temple, 157 S. Green Bay Rd. in Neenah for the Valley Victory Heritage Dinner. Honorary Dinner Co-chairs will be Rep. Eric Genrich, Rep. Gordon Hintz and Rep Amanda Stuck. This is sure to be an enjoyable evening that will honor our Progressive Political History and Fox Valley Democratic Leaders from Brown, Outagamie and Winnebago Counties.
All proceeds will benefit the Brown, Outagamie and Winnebago County Democratic Parties. 4:30 p.m. Registration, photos, silent auction, Hors d’oeuvres, displays. The Reception will proudly honor Fox Valley Democratic Leaders from throughout our incredible Progressive political history in Brown, Outagamie and Winnebago Counties. 6:00 p.m. Welcome & Invocation, Buffet Dinner catered by Zuppas of Neenah 7:00 p.m. Program “Honoring Our Past and Shaping Our Democratic Future for the 2018 and the 2020 Elections.” 8:00 p.m. Large Group Photo. Adjournment
Assembly Minority Leader
State Representative Gordon Hintz
Birthday Celebration & Fundraiser
Come out and celebrate Gordon’s 44th Birthday The Granary Brewpub 44 West 6th Avenue Oshkosh Wednesday, November 29th, 2017 5pm to 7pm
Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates Update
There are currently nine Wisconsin Democratic Gubernatorial candidates. They are: Michelle Doolan, Tony Evers, Matt Flynn, Andy Gronik, Bob Harlow, Kurt Kober, Mike McCabe, Kathleen Vinehout, and Dana Wachs. Information on the each candidate can be found on their Facebook page and on their websites. The office also has a table with handouts on each candidate.
Wisconsin Progress Local Candidate Trainings
If you are a candidate running for local office this training is for you! Those people planning on helping candidates run for office are also welcome to attend. The 2017 and 2018 local trainings will include updated messaging and media information as well as correct finance information based on changes made with the WEC and the state legislature. Trainings will be held onDecember 2nd in Rhinelander, December 16th in Green Bay and January 20th in Waupun. To sign up go to: http://www.wisconsinprogress/org/trainings. Contact Becky Rasmussen, Candidate Services Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
IMPORTANT UPCOMING EVENTS
December Monthly Meeting – December 13
Pints & Progressives in Neenah – December 28
Spring Primary Election – February 20(Supreme Court Justice)
Spring Election – April 3(Supreme Court Justice, City/Town Councils, Winnebago County Board, School Boards).
EVENTS THAT MAY BE OF INTEREST
Human Trafficking Awareness Oshkosh – November 11
All Saints Lutheran Church in Oshkosh. 8:00am – noon. To ensure a pack of materials go to www.eventbrite.com for the free ticket. More details can be found on Facebook.
Oshkosh Tuesday Rally – Meets every Tuesday. Noon-1:00pm. Sen. Ron Johnson’s office. More details for this event can be found on Facebook.
Our office is located at 480 N. Main Street downtown Oshkosh. It is open on Wednesdays and Fridays from 1 – 4 pmand on Saturdays from 9 am – 2 pm. Stop in and see us!
Office Greeters Needed!
If you are a current party member and are interested in being a greeter during office hours please email Pam at pjh1951 @aol.com.