December 2013 Events

December 6th, 2013

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Wed. Dec. 18 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm Join us for our December Meeting at Holiday celebration at C-Pub (a.k.a. Clansman Gaelic Pub) at Canterbury Village, 2325 Joslyn Rd, Lake Orion, MI 48360

Guest speakers include: Oakland County Treasurer Andy Meisner; and State Rep. District 37 Vicki Barnett for policy and legislative updates.  Lansing resident and State Demographer Ken Darga will also speak to our group.

December begins our membership drive for 2014, any memberships collected will be applied to the 2014 calendar year.  2014 starts now!

As always, please bring canned or packaged food donations to the As a result of the drastic cuts in Federal Food Assistance, donations to the Oxford/Orion FISH Food Pantry are more important than ever!  Did you know Oxford/Orion FISH gives out more than just canned goods.  We try to offer our clients the necessities found in most households. We carry items like:  personal hygiene, shampoo/conditioner, shaving cream, razors, cereal, bread, beverages, snack treats, pasta, garbage bags, Kleenex, etc.  They love all kinds of donations!

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Friends,

In the busy holiday season, I know many of us are having parties and events in the next couple of weeks.  We have scheduled a very special event, and would LOVE to have you all there (and promoting it).
We are hosting a BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION FOR GARY PETERS. Our special hosts will be Senator Stabenow and Senator Levin, and other members of the Michigan Democratic Congressional Delegation.
Date: Saturday December 14th
Time: 5-6:30pm (feel free to drop in!)
Location: IBEW Local 17, 17000 W. 12 Mile Rd., Southfield, MI
Tickets:
Host $150
Supporter $100
Guest $50 (or whatever you can do, we’re happy to have you attend)
Please forward this information out to your memberships via email and facebook, we would love to see you all there!
Looking forward to hearing from you,


Kevin Hrit

Political Director
Peters for Michigan

November 2013 Events

October 14th, 2013

 

 

Friday Nov. 1 6:30 pm The NODC will have a movie night on Friday November 1 at the home of Amy and Mike Murawka, 1217 Andante Ct, Oxford, MI 48370 6:30 pm (movie starts at 7 pm)

We will be showing the documentary “Bitter Pill”, by Flint area neurosurgeon  Dr. Vivekanand Palavali  to highlight what he saw as the biggest problems facing the U.S. health care system in the U.S.  Dr. Palavali will join us at our November 20 meeting to discuss his documentary and health care issues.

 

Sunday, Nov. 10 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm - Please join The 8 th District Democratic Committee as we look forward to 2014 with our Fall Fundraiser at Dusty’s Cellar 1857 W Grand River Ave Okemos, MI 48864  map: http://mapq.st/GVdbgw   Hors d’oeuvres will be served, Cash Bar

Suggested Contribution Levels: $10 Student , $25 Supporter, $50 Sponsor
Questions please contact: Isaac Francisco (517) 755-8015

 

Wed. Nov 20 6:30 pm the NODC November Meeting will be at the Clarkston Union Bar & Kitchen (M/C Room) 54 S. Main St, Clarkston MI

Guest speakers include Dr. Vivekanand Palavali who will discuss his documentary “Bitter Pill” and Lucy Sedgwick from the Sierra Club Michigan Beyond Coal campaign.

 

October 2013 Events

October 14th, 2013

 

The North Oakland Democratic Club will meet Wednesday, October 16, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm at the C-Pub (a.k.a Clansman Gaelic Pub) at Canterbury Village, 2325 Joslyn Rd Lake Orion, MI 48360 (behind the King’s Court Castle)

  • State Senator Rebekah Warren will speak to our group and address her role as lead on the governor’s Mental Health and Wellness Workgroup dedicated to education, employment and veterans’ issues.

Senator Warren serves on the Senate committees for Natural Resources, Environment and Great Lakes (Vice-Chair); Health Policy (Vice-Chair); Finance, Reforms, Restructuring and Reinventing; and Regulatory Reform.  In these roles, she is ensuring that the concerns of progressives are entered into the debates on policies that are reshaping Michigan.


  • Jeremy Mitchell will also speak about Wayne State University’s Transition to Independence Program (TIP) which assists young adults that “age out” of their foster care homes.
  • Please remember to bring canned and packaged foods for the Oxford/Orion FISH food pantry.

September 2013 Events

September 11th, 2013

There are a a number of events that the North Oakland Democratic Club will participate in in September.

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  • With the approach of the Michigan expansion of Medicaid, a Michigan health care exchange, and enrollment for health care plans relating to the Affordable Healthcare Act, the NODC has invited a speaker from the Michigan AARP, Steven Hernandez from Michigan Consumers for Healthcare and possibly another speaker (to be announced) to provide an update.  We will meet Thurs. Sept 19th at Red Knapp’s American Grille 6722 Dixie Hwy., Clarkston, 48346  6:30 pm – 8:30 pm  As always, please bring canned and packaged food for the Oxford/Orion FISH Food Pantry – the need for food support has only grown larger in North Oakland County


  • Please be part of the North Oakland Democratic Club table at the OCDP 53rd Annual Phil Hart Dinner, Sun. Sept.15, 6:00 pm at Club Venetian 29310 John R Road  Madison Heights, MI 48071 Click here for tickets. Please let me know if you are making plans to attend and would like to sit at our table.

  • Sun. Sept 15, noon to 5 pm Please drop by the NODC canopy at Taste of Clarkston. We will be with exhibitors in the parking lot on N Main St, at W. Washington St.

  • Sat. Sept 21, 8:30 am to 10:30 am.  Please join us for our September Adopt-A-Road pick-up on Brown Rd between Joslyn Rd and Baldwin Rd.  Meet us in the northeast corner of the Costco parking lot (400 Brown Rd) .  Bring work gloves and sturdy shoes, we will provide the safety vests, bags, and picking sticks

  • Sat. Sept. 28, 10 am to 5 pm.  Please drop by the NODC canopy at Septemberfest in Ortonville. We will be on South St, above Mill St.

August 2013 Events

July 20th, 2013

NODC August Picnic

Sat. Aug. 17 4:00 pm to 8:30 pm NODC Picnic at the home and property of Fred and Nancy Miller 875 N Baldwin Rd , Oxford, Mi 48371

Cost per person $10 each, $20 per family. Hamburgers, hot dogs and soda pop and water provided. You are encouraged to also bring a side dish or dessert to share.

This is an opportunity to meet candidates and have fun with our great club!

For more information, please contact Phil Reid, Chair at 248-922-9203