May 2014 Events

April 23rd, 2014

 

8th District Map
  • Sat. May 3 11:00 am – 12:30 pm – 8th District Meeting at Eastside Mario’s in Rochester Hills
Please join the 8th District Democratic Committee for our next meeting, which will be at Eastside Mario’s 2273 Crooks Rd., Rochester Hills, MI  48309.  Meet the candidates!

  • Mon. May 5 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm – North Oakland Democratic Club Cinco de Mayo Fundraiser

NODC May FB CoverPlease join the NODC, Michigan Lt. Governor candidate Lisa Brown, Michigan Attorney General candidate Mark Totten, Michigan Democratic Party Chair Lon Johnson, and other candidates to be announced for a Cinco de Mayo Fundraiser, Social Event and Nacho Buffet, Monday, May 5, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at The Burning Oak Smokehouse, 595 N. Lapeer Rd., Oxford MI 48371

  • $20.00 per person, includes Nacho Buffet and some beverages
  • 60/40 Raffle!
  • We will also have a Notary Public at the meeting for Precinct Delegates

Contact Kevin Church for additional details: 810-394-8253


 

  • Tues. May 6 3:00 – 4:00 pm – Filing Deadline for Precinct Delegate, candidates appear on the August 5, 2014 Democratic Primary Ballot
  • Please download, print, and bring your Notarized application to the Oakland County Clerk’s Office
http://www.michigan.gov/documents/Aff-ID_Precnt_139901_7.pdf
Oakland County Clerk’s Office
Attn: Election Division
1200 N. Telegraph Rd.
14 East – West Wing
Pontiac, MI 48341
Phone: 248-858-0563
Fax:      248-858-1533
E-mail: elections@oakgov.com

April 2014 Events

April 14th, 2014

NODC April Mtg

April 16 Meeting
Please join us for our April meeting at the Clarkston Union (M/C room downstairs) 54 S Main St, Clarkston 48346, Wed. April  16, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm (appetizers and some beverages will be provided)
  • Our guest speakers will be former Michigan Democratic Party Chair Mark Brewer who will talk about recent changes to Michigan and Federal campaign finance law; and Rick Pluta Lansing correspondent for the Michigan Public Radio Network on the political scene in Lansing.  Candidate for Congress Ken Darga will also attend our meeting, and anyone who is circulating petitions for him are asked to please bring them to this meeting.
  • As always, please bring your canned and package food donations for Oxford/Orion FISH Food Pantry to the meeting and we will deliver your donations.
  • Now is the time to join or renew your membership in the North Oakland Democratic Club!  You can do this at our next meeting!

NODC April Newsletter is now available!  

http://northoakland-dems.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/nodcnews04.04.14v2.pdf
Please read about our May 5th Cinco de Mayo Fundraiser at The Burning Oak Smokehouse in Oxford!

April 19 – Adopt-A-Road Spring Pick-up – Brown Rd between Baldwin and Joslyn

Please join us on Saturday, April 19 from 10:00 am to 11:30 am for our Spring pickup on Brown Rd.  We meet at the Costco parking lot (NE corner).  More hands make the work lighter!  Please wear sturdy shoes and bring a pair of work gloves.  Safety vests, bags, and picking sticks will be provided.
 

MDP – Jeff-Jack Dinner Sat. April 26 6:00 pm, President Bill Clinton Keynote Speaker (Join us at the NODC table)
NODC Vice Chair Francine Melotti will be recognized as the 8th District Honoree!  There is still one ticket available at our North Oakland Dems table.  Ticket price is $160 (versus $175 if your ordered yours online).  Please contact Phil Reid (248-922-9203) if you would like to complete our table of 10.
Congratulations to Francine Melotti!


Precinct Delegates needed!
We will be collecting Precinct Delegate applications for the 2014 August Primary at our April and May meetings.  The filing deadline is Tuesday, May 6 4:00 pm, but now is the time to file.  We can notarize your application at the meeting and submit the form for you, or you can mail your notarized form (follow link) or deliver your form in person prior to the deadline.  Notarized applications must be submitted to the Oakland County Clerk by mail or in person.
You can check to see the current status of precinct delegate filings by going the to the County Clerk’s website:  http://www.oakgov.com/clerkrod/elections/Pages/default.aspx

 

March 2014 Events

March 10th, 2014

Please join us for our Wed. March 19 meeting, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm at C-Pub in Canterbury Village, 2325 Joslyn Rd, Lake Orion, MI (map)

NODC March 2014 mtg

  • Our guest speakers are State Rep. Dist. 27 Ellen Cogen Lipton who will speak on the issues related to the Educational Achievement Authority (EAA)  http://027.housedems.com/district-map
  • Susan Grettenberger, Social Work Program Director at Central Michigan University and candidate for Congress, MI-8, who is seeking to challenge Rep. Mike Rogers in 2014
  • Rick Pluta, Reporter / Producer – Michigan Public Radio Network.  His beats include the Legislature and courts, as well as environmental and legal issues. Pluta has covered the Michigan Capitol since 1987.
  • You can file for Precinct Delegate, we will have a Notary Public available to notarize your Affidavit of Identity, which must be filed with the Oakland County Clerk – Elections Division
  • Now is the time to renew your membership or join the North Oakland Democratic Club (membership form)
  • We will have nominating petitions for Governor, U.S. Senate, Congress, and petitions to Raise the Minimum Wage.
  • Please bring canned or packaged food donations to our meeting for the Oxford/Orion FISH Food Pantry (please no expired food as it can’t be accepted)

February 2014 Events

February 6th, 2014

 

  • February 19 (Wed) 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm – The Burning Oak Smokehouse, 595 N Lapeer Rd, Oxford, MI 48371  (downstairs)
    • Our guest Speakers will be Mark Schauer, Democratic candidate for Governor;
    • Also speaking will be Kurt Metzger, Director Emeritus, Data Driven Detroit  and;
    • Ken Darga, recently retired State Demographer and candidate for Congress, 8th District
      • Kurt Metzger and Ken Darga have been invited to talk about demographic trends in SE Michigan and statewide
    • We will have nominating petitions on hand for Mark Schauer and Gary Peters
    • Please bring canned or packaged foods for Oxford/Orion FISH Food Pantry
    • Now is the time to join or renew your membership in the North Oakland Democratic Club!

January 2014 Events

January 7th, 2014

Join the NODC for a State of the Union Watch Party

Tues. Jan. 28 8:00 pm – 10 pm at the Clarkston Union Bar & Kitchen, 54 S Main St. Clarkston, MI 48346

Appetizers and some beverages will be provided.

POTUS SOTU

 

The State of the Union will begin at approx. 9:00 pm