Town Hall with State Representative Gordon Hintz – February 11
With the legislative session coming to an end, Rep. Hintz would like to hear about your priorities for him in Madison on Sunday, February 11thin Room AB at the Oshkosh Public Library from 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.Feel free to contact him with any questions at 608-237-9154
Josh Kaul Oshkosh Reception – February 11
Anne and Dave Romond invite you to their home at 3111 Quail Run Drive in Oshkosh for a reception in support of Josh Kaul, Democratic Candidate for Wisconsin Attorney General on Sunday, February 11th from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. To RSVP for this event without making a contribution email McKinley at email@example.com or call 920-204-5953. Go to www.joshkaul.org/oshkosh to make a contribution. Suggested contributions are: Guest $50.00, Supporter $250, Friend $500, Sponsor $1,000, Host $2,500.
Valentine Day’s Mingle – February 14
You are invited to join us for before the meeting for a Valentine Day’s social hour from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Come and mingle with like-minded friends for conversation, drinks, and snacks.
Monthly Membership Meeting – February 14
Join us for our general membership meeting on Wednesday, February 14th from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Our guest speaker will be Tim Burns. Mr. Burns is one of two Democratic candidates running for the Wisconsin Supreme Court. Go to www.burnsforwisconsin.com or “Tim Burns for Wisconsin Supreme Court” on Facebook for more information about Tim Burns. Resolutions are due at this meeting. You do not need to be a member to attend this meeting.
*WCDP does not endorse Tim Burns. Rebecca Dallet is also running for this seat but due to a scheduling conflict she was unable to attend our January meeting.
Help Shape the State Party
The Platform of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin is formed by the resolutions which are voted on and passed at our Annual Convention in June. Resolutions can be on any policy, subject, or relate to how we organize ourselves. To help avoid duplicating existing policy check the DPW website at http://www.wisdems.org (Constitution & Bylaws) to see the current platform and recent resolutions. Past platforms and resolutions are there as well.
Resolutions first need to be submitted and approved by the Congressional District Convention. They need to be written in correct format. Please see the instructions below on writing resolutions. Joan Kaeding will work with those members who would like to submit a resolution. Please email your questions to Joan at firstname.lastname@example.org. Joan will need the resolutions Emailed to her by March 7th so they may be edited and submitted for approval and then voted on at the March 14th membership meeting.
Each resolution must consist of no more than 100 words, not counting the words included in the title.
Each resolution must have a title and titles must include the subject matter of the resolution, the name of the County Party submitting them, and the total number of words contained in the resolution.
Each line of the resolution must be numbered.
Each resolution must have at least one preamble statement beginning with the word “Whereas”.
Each resolution must have at least one concluding statement beginning with the word “Resolved”.
Annual Indigo Dinner – March 24
LaSure’s Banquet Hall in Oshkosh is reserved for Saturday, March 24th. Come for an evening and enjoy a great speaker, live jazz, delicious food, raffle baskets, 50/50 raffle and an extended social hour from 4:30 – 6:00 p.m. so you can chat with state and local candidates. Dinner at 6:00 p.m. followed by the speaker. $15.00 student, $20.00 sponsor a student, $35.00 general, 50.00 gold level supporter, $250.00 table of eight. An ActBlue account will be set up soon.
** We are in need of empty baskets to use for raffle baskets. Donations of already made raffle baskets or contents to make a basket are being taken at the office now. Thank you!
Expanded Office Hours
Our office is located at 480 N. Main Street in downtown Oshkosh, (on the corner of Main & Merritt). Due to the outstanding number of people stepping up to volunteer to man the office we are pleased to announce that the office is now open six days a week!! Office hours are: Monday through Friday, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. and Saturdays 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.Stop in and see us!
Please go to www.myvote.wi.gov to see what is on your ballot, find your polling location, register to vote, and update your name and/or address. WCDP volunteers have been assisting a huge slate of candidates that are running for the Winnebago County Board as well as seats for local school and town boards.