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What’s next for the El Dorado County Democrats?

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Want to help shape the future of El Dorado County?
….. join us for our Strategic Planning Workshop  
  • Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, 10am to 2pm, @ Folsom Lake College, El Dorado Center, 6699 Campus Drive, Placerville (Room A 205).  Planning workshop facilitated by Tamara Johnston.  Lunch and beverages provided.

Jessica Morse and Sierra Forward invite you to a Meet and Greet, Update on a post-election survey and light refreshments event!
When:    Friday, February 8, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Where:   Social Room, Cameron Park Community Center, 2502 Country Club Drive, Cameron Park 95682

 

Meet and Greet:  other November 2018 Election Campaign Volunteers, Sierra Forward Leadership Team members, and Jessica Morse, past candidate for Congress

Les Francis, Sierra Forward Chair, will present the results of a Post-election Survey and bring you up to date on how Sierra Forward is meeting the new challenges of 2019.

Jessica wanted an opportunity to thank all of you for the outstanding job you did supporting her in her campaign. After her participation in the Camp Fire Relief efforts, then the Holidays, the best time is now.

 

For questions please email Mary Elliott-Klemm
[email protected]

 

Volunteer opportunity!  

Can you spare a little time to help local workers advance their employment? We’ve heard via Becky Guinn, that Unite Here, Local 49 is seeking some help for local workers seeking career advancement.

Christina Rosas with Unite Here, Local 49 reports,”that almost (90%) of people do not have a resume already. On top of that there is a lack of access to computers and internet.  People are desperate for better work and could benefit immensely by simply having a resume.”

Christina is requesting assistance in developing and editing resumes and cover letters for individuals who are seeking work promotions and/or better employment positions, primarily in the hospitality and food service industry.

No experience is needed.  Christina and Unite Here will look over the resume you make before its gets sent in. In addition, sample resume templates and cover letters can be provided. This work can even be done from home.

If you’d like to volunteer, please call Christina on her cell phone, 412-328-1150 or email her at [email protected]

Mark your calendars ….
2019 Kennedy Roosevelt Dinner
Sun., May 5, 2019
(yes…that’s Cinco de Mayo)

Wine & Conversation  – 3:00pm
Dinner – 5:00pm
Cameron Park Community Center

Lee Boylan is leading a team of 11 volunteers who are working on providing another outstanding Kennedy Roosevelt Dinner.   The K-R Dinner will include music, engaging key note speaker(s), local wine, great food featuring locally grown food, and lots of wonderful auction items.  Ticket information will be coming soon.  Mark your calendars.  

 “No more government shutdowns!” 

Our Representative in Congress, Tom McClintock, voted 12 times to keep the government shut down over the last month. While Trump finally relented, we could be back in the same mess in three weeks unless Congress takes action now.Every day the government was shut down, the U.S Forest Service was not working to prevent the next round of catastrophic wildfires from destroying our communities, and the Park Service was not protecting or managing OUR lands.

When the government was shut down, the FBI, TSA, air traffic controllers and the Coast Guard were all hobbled. Tax refunds were not processed. Thousands of our neighbors were sitting at home, looking for jobs, or forced to work without pay. The shutdown cost the U.S. economy $11 billion. All for a wall that we don’t need or want, and that Mexico was supposed to pay for!

Tom McClintock once again sacrificed his constituents and communities for far-right ideology and allegiance to Donald Trump. Tell him you expect him to start representing the people and lands of the 4th district, by voting against any more government shutdowns!

That’s why I signed a petition to The United States House of Representatives and Representative Tom McClintock, which says:

“No more government shutdowns!”

Will you sign the petition, too? Click here to add your name:

https://petitions.moveon.org/p/e_aOS_fV6N

Thanks!   Frank

Dates & Events…..
  • Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, Monthly Democratic Central Committee Meeting, 6:30pm – Social, followed by Meeting start at 7pm. (Topics include; EID & the role of water in our county, the latest news on our Strategic Planning goals and plans, etc.) Raley’s Community Room, 166 Placerville Dr., Placerville
  • February 21, 6pm, Monthly meeting of the South Lake Tahoe Democratic Club, Tahoe Pizza Company.  For more information, email at [email protected]
  • Thursday, Feb. 21, 6:30pm to 8:00pm, Democratic Women of El Dorado County, Where:  Mexican restaurant: Colina De Oro, 694 Pleasant Valley Rd, Diamond Springs, 530-295-8356.  No Host event; please support this local business with your purchase of a drink, appetizer, or meal. RSVP: [email protected]
  • Thursday, February 28th at Noon, United Democrats, Monthly meeting, Placerville Denny’s (99 Fair Lane).  Speaker Silke Pflueger, candidate in the upcoming Special Election for State Senate.  Are you interested in becoming more involved in our club?  Please contact John Savage at [email protected] for more information!
  • Tuesday, March 19, 2019, Monthly Democratic Central Committee Meeting, 6:30pm – Social, followed by Meeting start at 7pm.,Raley’s Community Room, 166 Placerville Dr., Placerville
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