You are invited to join former Wisconsin State Senator Gary Goyke on Friday, December 1stat the Fox Valley Area Labor Temple, 157 South Green Bay Road in Neenah for the Valley Victory Heritage Dinner. Honorary Co-chairs are Rep. Eric Genrich, Rep. Gordon Hintz, and Rep. Amanda Stuck. Emcees for the evening are Peg Lautenschlager and Paul Willems with special guest Tia Nelson, daughter of Gaylord Nelson. 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.
4:30 p.m. Reception with silent auction, hors d’oeuvres and displays.
6:00 p.m. Welcome & Invocation. Buffet dinner catered by Zuppas.
7:00 p.m. Program 2020 Elections”“Honoring Our Past and Shaping Our Democratic Future for the 2018 and 2020 Elections”.
8:00 p.m. Large group photo.
Amanda Stuck’s Birthday Celebration & Fundraiser – December 7
Help Amanda Stuck celebrate her birthday! Join Amanda and her special guest Barbara Lawton, Former Lieutenant Governor at Basil Cafe, 1513 N. Richmond Street in Appleton onThursday, December 7th. Stop in for some light refreshments between 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Go to www.amand4assembly.com to learn more about Amanda, sign up for her newsletter, and to make a donation to her re-election campaign. Help re-elect Amanda Stuck-D to the Wisconsin State Assembly-District 57.
Monthly Membership Meeting – December 13
Please join us for our general membership meeting on Wednesday, December 13th from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.Our guest speaker is Beau Liegeois, the Democratic candidate for Congress in the Eighth District. There will also be updates from local elected officials and news on the upcoming Wisconsin Gubernatorial Democratic Candidates Forum at UW-Fox Valley. Membership meetings are held the second Wednesday of every month at our office located at 480 N. Main Street in Oshkosh. You do not need to be a member to attend. All are welcome.
Beau is a lifelong Green Bay native, an Assistant District Attorney in Brown County, and a member of the Wisconsin Army National Guard. For more information on Beau visit his website at www.beauforcongress.com and his Facebook page “Beau Liegeois”. Even if you are not represented by the 8th District Congressman it is important for all of us to support Beau.
8th Congressional District
The 8th Congressional District in Winnebago County is comprised of: Towns of Clayton and Winchester and Village of Winneconne; Town of Oshkosh-Ward 1B, Town of Vinland-Ward W1B, Town of Winneconne-Wards 1-4 and Town of Wolf River-Wards 2B and 2C. Rep. Mike Gallagher-R currently represents this district. His two year term expires January 3, 2019. Help elect Beau Liegeois-D to the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2018!
6th Congressional District
The 6th Congressional District in Winnebago County is comprised of: Towns of Algoma, Black Wolf, Neenah, Nekimi, Nepeuskun, Omro; Oshkosh Wards 1A and 2; Winneconne-Ward 5; Wolf River-Wards 1 and 2A; City of Appleton-Wards 31 and 32. Cities of Menasha, Neenah, Omro, Oshkosh and Village of Fox Crossing. Rep. Glenn Grothman-R currently represents this district. His two year term expires on January 3, 2019. Help elect Dan Kohl-D to the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2018!
If you need to find your polling place, see what’s on your ballot, update your name and/or address, register to vote, or request an absentee ballot go to www.myvote.wi.gov. This is an extremely easy to use and helpful site. You may also stop in the office and we can help answer your questions as well. Please call your clerk’s office for times that you may register to vote or take care of any of the above mentioned business in person.
Membership contributions are the backbone of our party. They help ensure a stronger state and local party and go a long way in helping elect Democrats to office. Currently there are 164 members of our local county party. Many of you joined the Winnebago Dems after the disastrous 2016 election and your membership has just expired or will be expiring in the coming months. It’s easy to renew your membership! Please go to www.wisdems.org to renew today or stop in the office and we can help you with this. Thank you for being part of the team!
Our office is located at 480 N. Main St. in downtown Oshkosh. Hours are: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. and Saturdays 9:00 – 1:00 p.m.
IMPORTANT UPCOMING EVENTS
January Membership Meeting – January 10
Wisconsin Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Forum – January 17
The Democratic Parties of Winnebago and Outagamie County are pleased to bring to the Fox Valley, a moderated forum featuring the Democratic candidates for Governor of Wisconsin on Wednesday, January 17th. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from this vast slate of candidates as they take questions about their vision for Wisconsin and how they are the best candidate for the job. You may find this event on Facebook, “Wisconsin Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates Forum”. Candidates will have tables in the lobby from 6:30-7:00 p.m.Forum begins at 7:00 p.m. sharp. Bring your friends and family and let’s pack the theater at UW-Fox!
We will know what will be primaried after candidates turn in their signatures in the beginning of January, 2018. As of now Tim Burns and Rebecca Dallet, candidates for the Wisconsin Supreme Court will be on everyone’s ballot.
Annual Indigo Dinner – Saturday, March 24, 2018
Spring Election – Tuesday, April 3, 2018
2017 State Convention – Saturday, June 2 & Sunday, June 3, 2018
This year the Democratic Party of Wisconsin comes to Oshkosh for the 2017 State Convention! Stay tuned for details!