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Winnebago County Democratic Party
June 2018


June 2

There will be a brat fry to benefit the Democratic Parties of Winnebago, Outagamie and Brown at The Midnight Club, Bay Street, Oshkosh (just two blocks north of the Oshkosh Convention Center) on Saturday, June 2 from noon until 4:00 PM.  Sponsored and hosted by all our friends in Labor. 



On July 1 it is Postal Worker Appreciation Day. These hard working union members are a large part of our community. Their job is incredibly important, and we should take a moment to recognize all their efforts. One idea is to leave a gift card in your mailbox for them. How amazing would it be if this happens all over the county! To make a gift card holder,  use your 8.5×11 Democrat Blue paper, copy the clip art from above, print a thank-you, or a welcome to our next general membership meeting or other message on your paper. Or print out and fold up this newsletter so they are kept up to date on all the good things happening. You can make up a nice origami card holder at this youtube address. Click.

https://youtu.be/zohFgtxPBOU


 Oshkosh Veterans 4th of July Parade

Hooray, it’s time for parades! Please join us as we celebrate the principles of Democracy and spread peace, love and candy! Come and walk with fellow party members and our Democratic candidates on Wednesday, July 4th. Line up for the Oshkosh parade is at the SW corner of State and Otter Streets by 9:00 AM. Wear either your Winnebago Dems tee shirt, or a patriotic or candidate’s shirt and walking shoes. We will provide signs to carry, candy to distribute, and water. You bring your enthusiasm!

 Omro Hometown Americana 4th of July Parade

Meet us in the large parking lot of Fred Miller Park in Omro following the Oshkosh Parade. The parade starts at 12:00 PM. We will have signs, candy, and water for you. You bring what is left of your enthusiasm! Please contact Julie at 920-420-7881 if you have any questions regarding either parade.
 

“Bake for Change” Fundraiser – July 4

We will be having our 2nd annual bake sale during the Oshkosh 4th of July Parade from 8:00 – 11:00 AM at the office. This was a successful fundraiser last year, and we need your scrumptious donations of baked goods and assorted beverages again this year. We will accept donations on Tuesday, July 3rd from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM or on Wednesday, July 4th at 7:30 AM before the sale.


 

Progressive Plant Sale – July 9

Stop in the office for out plant sale on Saturday, June 9th from 9:00 AM until 1:00 PM. Pick up all of the plants you still need for your garden, even some you may not even know you need. We will have many varieties of perennials, annuals, vegetables, and even some garden decor. We need your help to make this a success! We will be accepting donations of plants and garden decor starting Monday, June 4th during regular office hours. If regular office hours do not work for you call Julie at 920-420-7881 after 4:30 PM to make special arrangements.


 

Monthly Membership Meeting – July 11


 July Donation Drive 

Coffee & Conversations – Wednesday afternoons

Join like-minded Democrats, progressives, lefties, liberals (whatever the label!) on Wednesday afternoons between 1:00 – 4:00 PM for a cup of coffee and a friendly political discussion. 


UPCOMING EVENTS


Winnebago County Fair – August 1-5

WCDP will have a booth at the Winnebago County Fair in Oshkosh from Wednesday, August 1st through Sunday, August 5th. If you are a party member and would like to volunteer in the booth please sign up in the office or message us on Facebook.


2018 Partisan Primary Election – August 14

Offices for Secretary of State, Governor, and Lieutenant Governor will be on the ballot statewide. For those living in Senate District 19 and Assembly District 56 in Winnebago County there will be two Democratic candidates on the ballot for those seats. Go to www.myvote.wi.gov for more voting information.

Annual Corn Roast – August 25

Our annual corn roast will be on Saturday, August 25th from 12:00 – 3:00 PM at pavilion located in Winnebago County Park. Special guests TBA. Ticket prices are: $8.00/adults and $5.00/children. Lunch will be fresh grilled corn, hot dogs, hamburgers, chips, dessert & beverage. Tickets may be purchased in the office or at the park that day.


2018 Fall General Election – November 6 


 

Office Hours

The office is open six days per week. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 1:00 to 5:00 PM, Thursday and Friday 1:00 – 4:00 PM, and Saturday 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM.


 


Facebook
WCDP has been working hard to expand our base on our Facebook page. With the help of many friends our page reached over 1,130 likes! Please invite your friends to like “Winnebago County (WI) Democratic Party” on Facebook and help us continue to boost our social media presence.


 

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.

  Authorized and paid for by the Winnebago County Democratic Party. Copyright 2018. Marcia Steele,  Winnebago County Democratic Chair
winnbagowidems@gmail.com