The Democratic Club of Amelia Island will not hold its monthly dinner in August but will resume our meetings in September. Mark your calendars now for our next meeting on September 24th. More information to follow.
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Westside Club Monthly Meeting Tuesday August 20 7 pm at the Mickler St. County Building Callahan map
This month’s guest speaker is Cheryl Anderson from Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America. Dinner and a brief business meeting will follow her presentation. Please bring a covered dish, dessert or drinks. Open to the public.
Calling All Postcard Writers
We will meet the next three Thursdays: August 15, 22 and 29 from 10 AM to 12 PM at the Democratic Headquarters map at 8th and Date Streets. We will be writing cards to get out the vote for Dan McCready who is running for the US House in North Carolina. When Dan first ran last year, his Republican opponent cheated and was caught. The seat has remained empty since then, giving us the opportunity to pick up another seat in the House. For more information, call Joan Cipriano at 904-583-0484,
Democratic Club of Amelia Island
Calling all Postcard Writers!
We will meet on two Thursday mornings, August 1 and 8, from 10 am to 12 pm, to write welcoming postcards to 400 Democrats who are new to Nassau County. We will work at the Democratic headquarters which is on the corner of 8th and Date Streets, Fernandina map. We will have all the supplies you need plus some ideas of what you can write on your postcards. Just bring yourself. We look forward to seeing you and working together to get our new Democrats to the polls. The 2020 election will soon be here! All are welcome.
For more information contact Joan Cipriano (904) 583-0484
Hilliard Youth Explosion, Saturday July 13 11am at Buchanan Park 27531 W. 3rd Ave. map
We have a booth. Set up at 10am. We will give away items to the kids, register voters, vote by mail sign ups and get petitions signed. Free food, school supplies, games and bikes. Please join us for this 3-4 hour event.
Our dinner speaker for July is Sam Coodley, Northeast Regional Organizer for the ACLU of Florida. Sam will discuss priority issues and outline how we can get involved and support them.
Reservations and prepayment are required to attend. Do it now while you're thinking about it.
Payment deadline: Wednesday, July 17, 2019
It's easy to Pre-Pay. Here's how:
Send a check for $20 per person, payable to DCAI, to: DCAI, PO Box 16022, Fernandina Beach, FL 32035.
Drop your check off at the Democratic Headquarters on 8th and Date.
Pay at the secure ActBlue website https://secure.actblue.com/donate/july_2019
Dinner will be at the Fernandina Beach Golf Club, 2800 Bill Melton Road, in Fernandina Beach. Map Doors open at 6:00 p.m., with dinner served at 6:30 p.m. A cash bar will be available throughout the evening.
Community Charity- Coalition for the Reduction/Elimination of Ethnic Disparities in Health (CREED)
CREED will sponsor a community Back to School Event on August 3, 2019 at the Peck Center. During this event CREED collaborates with St. Vincent's Medical Center who will provide free school and sport's physicals, Wal-Mart Vision Center will provide vision screening, the Nassau County Health Department, Florida State College of Jacksonville, and other local agencies, businesses and churches will also assist during the event.
What we need from you:
Wide rule and college rule note book paper.
Pens; red, black
#2 pencils and colored pencils
Reading books for children grades preschool to sixth grade.
We will also offer supplies that you can purchase at the dinner.
Monetary donations are to be made out to CREED:
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Tuesday June 18 7pm
45401 Mickler St. County Building Callahan Map
We do not have a confirmed guest speaker as of now. Dinner and a brief business
meeting will follow a presentation on FDP Path To Power plan. Please bring a
covered dish, dessert or drinks.
Have a great week!
Westside Democratic Club of Nassau County
Postcards to Democrats
Wednesday June 12 12pm
45544 Ingleham Cir. Callahan
We will be sending postcards to Democrats in the June 18 Florida House District 38
Special Election. Our candidate is Kelly Smith. This will be our last writing session
for a while.