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WINNEBAGO COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY

NEWS & EVENTS

JULY 2017


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  Campaign Committee Meeting – July 6

This committee meets the first Thursday of the month from 6:00 – 7:00 PM for a working meeting. If you want to help Democrats win elections in Winnebago County this is the place to be. We will give a brief update on our work to date before diving into breakout sessions around candidate support, communications, and electoral strategies. Come share your ideas and help us win elections in 2018 or bring your listening/learning hat and we’ll be sure there’s a place for you to learn about what we’re doing to plug you in where you feel comfortable.


 

“Fired Up For Tammy” Days of Action – July 8 & July 22

Senator Tammy Baldwin is our representative in the U.S. Senate and she is up for reelection in 2018. Wisconsin needs Senator Baldwin and Senator Baldwin needs us to help her win that election.

Join us in talking to neighbors in Oshkosh in support of Senator Tammy Baldwin on Saturday July 8th and/or Saturday, July 22nd. The turf is easy! We will be knocking on doors to ask voters what issues concern them and how they feel about the local and national political climate. There will be trainings before the 9:00 AM and 12:00 PM shifts. Contact Royce at roycek@wisdems.org or 224 522-8098 if you would like to sign up or if you have any questions. There are sign-up sheets in the office as well.


 

Monthly Membership Meeting – July 12

Join us on Wednesday, July 12 from 7:00 – 8:30 PM for this informative and important meeting.  Maureen Muldoon, a groundwater scientist who has been studying the dolomite aquifer in eastern Wisconsin for 30 years will give a summary of the results of the recent Kewaunee Co Groundwater Study. Ms. Muldoon will also discuss the geology of the “Ledge” and explain why this area is so vulnerable to groundwater contamination. Ms Muldoon availability is weather related. There will also be updates from elected officials at this meeting. All are welcome. You do not need to be a party member to attend.


 

 

Northern Winnebago Co Dems Breakfast Group – July 28

Looking for a good breakfast where you can discuss politics with like-minded people? You are invited to join a group of Dems at the Garden View Family Restaurant, 1680 Appleton Road in Menasha on Friday, July 28th at 8:00 AM. Ask for Stan, a Winnebago County Dem Party Member and a long time member of this breakfast group. This group meets regularly on the last Friday of every month.


 

Join the Party- The Winnebago County Democratic Party!!

Membership contributions are the backbone of the local and state Democratic Party. Please consider joining us or renewing your membership if it has lapsed. Sign up online at www.wisdems.org. Go to “Our Party” and scroll down to “Membership”. Levels of membership are: $10.00 for seniors, students, or limited income, $25.00 for general individual, and $35.00 for couples. Your support is needed now more than ever!


 

Office Hours

The summer office hours are: Wednesdays and Fridays 1:00 – 4:00 PM and Saturdays 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM. The office is in a prime location and we are enjoying the downtown Farmer’s Market on Saturday mornings. Come in our door is open!


 

WCDP Tee Shirts

We have reduced the cost of our tee shirts to $19.00 in hopes of decreasing our inventory which is approximately $300 worth of XL, 1XL and 2XL sizes. Please help us reduce the number of shirts we currently have so that we will be able to place an order that includes smaller sizes.

 

Are you Connected to State and County Democratic Party News?

Please like the “Winnebago County (WI) Democratic Party” on Facebook to stay informed on WCDP events and information. You may also read the monthly newsletter on our website at: www.winnebago.wiscdems.com/.


 

To get the latest updates from the Democratic Party of Wisconsin go to www.wisdems.org. Scroll down to “Stay Connected” and enter your email address and zip code. Don’t forget to also like “Democratic Party of Wisconsin” on Facebook.

 

The Senate and Assembly Democrats will be providing a weekly update to keep Wisconsin citizens informed about activity happening at the State Capitol and to stay updated on how elected officials are voting on important issues in Madison. To receive these updates, sign up here: https://legis.wisconsin.gov/democrats/connect-with-us/


  IMPORTANT UPCOMING EVENTS

 


County Fair – August 2 – 6

WCDP will have a booth at the Winnebago County Fair this summer. If you are a party member and would like to volunteer in the booth please sign in to office or message us on Facebook.


 4th Annual Downtown Oshkosh Chalk Walk – August 5

Join us downtown Oshkosh at the Opera House Square between 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM Saturday, August 5th as our artist Terry Steele uses pastel chalk to create artwork for the Winnebago County Democratic Party. Rain date is August 12th. This event is on Facebook.


Monthly Membership Meeting – August 9


 

Corn Roast – August 26

This year we have a pavilion at the Winnebago County Park with access to a sandy beach! There will also be family friendly activities. The event is from 12:00 – 3:00 PM. Lunch is served from 12:30 – 2:30 PM and speakers are from 1:00 – 2:00 PM. Purchase tickets either in the office or at the corn roast. Ticket prices are: $8.00/adults and $5.00/children for grilled corn, hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, dessert and a beverage. We are happy to have Dan Kohl, candidate for the 6th Congressional District as our guest speaker.


 EVENTS THAT MAY BE OF INTEREST


 

Food for Thought – July 12

Dr. Pat Hallquist, a PhD biochemist will speak about evidence of climate change. Join the Leagues of Women Voters – Winnebago on Wednesday, July 12th at Primo Restaurant in Oshkosh. This meeting is for members and is open to the general public. Arrive by 11:50 AM to place your order. The educational presentation begins at noon.


 

Healthcare Documentary Screening & Discussion – July 13

There will be a free public screening of Frontline’s “Sick Around The World”, Thursday, July 13th from 12:30 – 2:30 PM on the second floor at the Neenah Public Library. This is hosted by Citizen’s Action of NE Wisconsin.  


 

Oshkosh Tuesday Rally Group

This dedicated group of persistent resisters meet outside of Senator Ron Johnson’s office every Tuesday of the month from 12:00 – 1:00 PM. Join them for their next rally on Tuesday, July 11th. They will not be meeting on July 4th. Senator Johnson’s Oshkosh office is located at 219  Washington Ave, Suite #100


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