Archive for January, 2008

Call to Convention – Election of Delegates to DNC Convention

Saturday, January 26th, 2008

8th Democratic Congressional District Call to Convention
What: The purpose to elect Delegates to the National Convention

When: Saturday, April 19th, 2008, registration starts at 9:15 AM, Convention starts promptly at 10 AM

Where: UAW Local 6000, 3350 North Grand River, Lansing, Michigan

The NODC notes the passing of Barry Odykirk of Holly, MI

Friday, January 25th, 2008

For those who knew Barry Odykirk, he had a fatal fall in Las Vegas recently.

If you know him well enough to want to send a card, contact me at

Barry William Odykirk
ODYKIRK, Barry William – Age 62 of Holly died Saturday, January 12, 2008 in Las Vegas, NV. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Monday, January 21, 2007 at the Dryer Funeral Home, Holly with Pastor Ed Pedley officiating. Visitation will be from .2-9 P.M. Sunday. Military honors and Interment will be in Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly at a later date.

Mr. Odykirk was born in Flint on December 10, 1945 the son of Robert and Lucille (Bierie) Odykirk. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War, serving in the US Marine Corps and was retired from the US Army Reserves. He was a journeyman pipe fitter, retiring from Pipe Fitters Local #370 of Flint. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Holly, the DAV, the VFW, and the NCO Association.

He is survived by his wife Jackuline; 2 daughters Jeanne’ (Tom) Cairns of Fenton and Rhonda Barnhart of FL; 4 grandchildren, Crystal, Tiffany, Nastassja, and Cameron; 5 sisters Jacqueline Moore of Swartz Creek, Sandra Cruse of OK, Roberta (David Kowalski) Proffer of Swartz Creek, Elizabeth Rose of Swartz Creek, and Nancy Lince of Traverse City; and several nieces and nephews. Memorial donations may be made to the First Baptist Church of Holly.

Holly / Davisburg Meeting January 28th Holly Townhship Library 6:30 PM

Thursday, January 17th, 2008

Join us Monday, January 28, at the Holly Township Library, 6:30 pm Meeting Room, 1116 North Saginaw Street, Holly, MI 48442 [map]

This is a kickoff meeting for the Holly / Davisburg meetup. Please join us as we prepare for 2008. We may also have one or two guest speakers.

Now is the time to renew or join the North Oakland Democratic Club.

Orion / Oxford Meeting January 23rd – Orion Township Library, Meeting Room "B" 7 PM

Thursday, January 17th, 2008

Join us Wednesday, January 23, at the Orion Township Library, 7 pm Meeting Room “B” 825 Joslyn Rd, Orion Twp [map]

Our guest speaker is Jason Ellenburg, Political Director, Michigan Democratic Party

Jason will be looking ahead to the 2008 general election and explain opportunities for our club.

Now is the time to renew or join the North Oakland Democratic Club.

The January newsletter for the North Oakland Democratic Club is now available

Sunday, January 6th, 2008

The January newsletter of the North Oakland Democratic Club is now available

You can read it now or download a copy for later.

Membership is on a calendar year basis, please complete our membership form and mail it in! You membership supports the ongoing activities of the club.

Please Join the NODC at one of our meetings in January:

Clarkston/Brandon: Caribou Coffee, Wednesday, January 16, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM 6315 Sashabaw Rd, Independence Twp [map]

Orion/Oxford: Orion Township Library, Wednesday, January 23, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM, 825 Joslyn Rd, Orion Twp [map]

Holly/Davisburg: Holly Township Library, Monday, January 28, 6:30 PM – 8 PM, 1116 N Saginaw St, Holly Twp [map]

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