The Central Committee of the Democratic Party of Contra Costa County will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 17, at 7:30 p.m. at the Martinez Senior Center, 818 Green St. at Las Juntas St., in Martinez.
The proposed meeting agenda from County Chairman Chuck Carpenter includes:
1. Flag Salute
2. Roll Call
3. Additions to the agenda
4. Visitor introductions
5. Speaker: Luis Quinonez, Chief of Staff, Assemblywoman Susan Bonilla
7. Minutes of July meeting, by email
8. Controllers Report: monthly, to date. Dinner funds final?
9. Old Business: Desaulnier, Thompson, McNerney, Salwell, Sbranti, Echols Campaign activities (schedule provided)
10. New Business: Picnic September 27, Kennedy Grove(same location as 2013), Endorsement Report, Interview dates, 8/23, 8/30,if needed 9/6 & 9/13. 1333 Pine St., Martinez
11. District Rep 1-5 reports.
12. Committee Reports: Club
13. Club Reports:
14. Event Announcements: Please bring handouts or Google Group post
15. All other reports:
16. Next meeting, September 18, 2014, 7:30. Eboard, 8/10/14, 1333 Pine, Martinez,1:00,
The San Ramon Valley Dems invite you for a fun afternoon at our Annual BBQ on Saturday, September 6, from 2 to 5 pm at Cindy & Jerry Abercrombie’s home at 393 Borica Drive, in Danville. You will enjoy terrific food, live music, and a great opportunity to mingle with a number of our local elected Democratic officials and prominent Democrats. Enjoy talking with Assemblymember Joan Buchanan, Congressman Eric Swalwell, Mark DeSaulnier, State Senator and candidate for Congress, Tim Sbranti, Mayor of Dublin and Candidate for Assembly District 16, and Newell Arnerich, Councilmember of the Town of Danville.
The menu features smoked tri-tips, Jim’s margarita chicken and chicken sausages. There will also be plenty of Jim’s famous Margaritas to cool you off. We ask everyone to bring an appetizer, side dish or dessert to round out the meal. We provide water, and you are welcome to bring wine or beer if you’d like. We’ll also have live music by Ron Lorentz and his classic rock band, JUICE. As you enjoy the music you might challenge a friend to a bocce ball game.
The event is free, and donations of $5 are kindly accepted. Please RSVP to Jim Donnelly by Thursday, September 4th, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call Jim at (925) 570-9289, so we can plan well for the food and drinks.
The Tri-Valley Democratic Club's meeting on Monday, September 15 will focus on Community Choice Aggregation with Seth Baruch and Alex DiGiorgio.
Baruch is the President of Carbonomics and Marin Clean Energy: A Success Story. DiGiorgio is the Community Affairs Coordinator for Marin Clean Energy.
The Tri-Valley Democrats meet at the IBEW 595 Hall, 6250 Village Parkway, in Dublin at 7 p.m. For more information, please visit the club's web site.
Assemblymember Susan Bonilla invites you to her 7th Annual Endless Summer BBQ on Thursday, September 18, at 5:30 p.m. The event will be held at Shadelands Ranch Historical Museum, 2660 Ygnacio Valley Road, in Walnut Creek.
Tickets are $40 with sponsorships available at $500, $1500, $2500, and $4100.
To RSVP for for more information on sponsorships, please email email@example.com or call 925-360-8053.
The San Ramon Valley Democratic Club's guest speaker at its Thursday, August 28 meeting will be Derek Cressman, campaign director for the “Yes on CA 49” campaign and recent candidate for CA Secretary of State.
Derek will speak on money in politics, the critical need to reverse Citizens United and related Supreme Court decisions, and what we all can do about it through Proposition 49 and other actions. Our local speaker will be Jerome Pandell, candidate for the San Ramon Valley school board. Please see srvdems.org for more information and to RSVP.
The $25 price includes a buffet dinner, and is optional if you choose not to eat. We suggest a $5 donation for non-members to help cover program costs.
The Tri-Valley Democratic Club will hold its Annual Picnic Pot Luck at the Emerald Glen Park in Dublin on Sunday, August 24, from 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
Suggested donation for adults is $5, for families $10. The club will provide hot dogs, burgers, and sausages. Last names A-H are asked to bring side dishes or salads, I-P desserts, R-Z appetizers for 10 people.
The picnic is near the stone pillars across the expansive green across from the parking area off of the Central Parkway. See the event flyer for more details.
Please RSVP to Sharon Goldberg by Saturday, August 9 at firstname.lastname@example.org or 925-831-8355. Volunteers are needed to decorate, set-up, and tear-down. For more information please visit the club's web site.
Bette and Jim Felton cordially invite you to a reception honoring Senator Mark DeSaulnier, candidate for Congress in CD-11, on Thursday, August 7, from 5-7 p.m.
The address, in Danville, will be provided upon RSVP.
Tickets are $150 with sponsorships available for $500, $1000, and $2500. RSVP by calling Lupe Schoenberger at (925) 324-0722 or emailing her at email@example.com. Please visit this web site for more information.
The Concord Democratic Club will hold its next meeting on Wednesday, July 30, at 7 p.m. at the DeSaulnier for Congress Headquarters, 2280 Diamond Blvd, Suite 500, in Concord.
The Democrats of Rossmoor's meeting on Thursday, July 24, will feature a conversation with Ian Fletcher focusing on "Free Trade Does Not Work." The meeting will be at the Event Center, 1021 Stanley Dollar Drive, in Walnut Creek. The social hour begins at 6 p.m. with the program following at 7 p.m.
From 2010 to 2012, Fletcher was Senior Economist of the Coalition for a Prosperous America, a nationwide grass-roots organization dedicated to fixing America’s trade policies and comprising representatives from business, agriculture, and labor. Before that, he was Research Fellow at the U.S. Business and Industry Council and before that, an economist in private practice serving mainly hedge funds and private equity firms. Educated at Columbia and the University of Chicago, he lives in San Francisco.
For more information, please visit the Democrats of Rossmoor web site.
The Diablo Valley Democratic Club will hold is members-only summer get-together on Sunday, August 10, at 4 p.m. at a home in Clayton.
Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. Details to follow.
This is a great chance to get to know each other and to rev up for our 2014-15 year. There is so much that needs to be done!
This is a members’ only event. Contact Marty Andrews, email@example.com, if you aren’t sure whether your membership is current.
Go to www.dvdems.org and click on Membership at the very top to find out how to join.