Archive for March, 2008

Clarkston Schools Candidate Forum Thursday April 10

Sunday, March 30th, 2008

School District Candidate Forum scheduled
Thurs., April 10 at 7 p.m. – CLARKSTON Schools

at School Administration Bldg., 6389 Clarkston Rd, 48346 [Map]

Check Candidate Forum Calendar on our website

Bob Alexander is Running for Congress

Saturday, March 22nd, 2008

Dear prior supporters, friends and political allies,

Please mail a donation to Alexander for Congress if you can before June 30, which is the deadline for filing our Federal Elections Commission report for April thru June activity.

While we have been requesting funds for three weeks, supporters have donated over $17,000! We would like to report that we raised over $25,000 by April 30.

Please make your check out to Alexander for Congress and mail to Bob Alexander, 1429 Somerset, East Lansing, MI 48823.

Also, please review the Sign Up sheet below. We hope that we can use your name as an endorser for Alexander for Congress, but you have to check that item before we can use your name. Please check all the items you want to help on our campaign, and send it along with your donation. Thank you for all your help.

Bob Alexander, 517-351-0965,
Working Together for Victory Bob Alexander, Democrat for Congress
Please PRINT ? how you will elect Bob Alexander, send with donation to address below.

Name _______________________________ Email _______________________

Address ___________________________ Zip ________ Phone ____________

__ Add my name to above list of Alexander supporters __ My check for $______ is enclosed.

__ Phoning __ Canvass Door to Door __ Mailings _ Help build an Alexander group in my town.

__ Co-sponsor a house party __ Help with fund raising __ Staff our office__ Help with publicity.

__ Write letters to the Editor __ Help with Website & Blog __ Leaflet flyers_ Want a Yard Sign.

__Circulate Alexander petition___ among my friends, __ local events, __ large gatherings in 8th Dist.

Write check to Alexander for Congress, & send to Bob Alexander, 1429 Somerset, East Lansing, MI 48823.

517-351-0965 ( 2004 website being updated )

Join us at our next two meetings in Lake Orion!

Tuesday, March 18th, 2008

Please Join the NODC at our meetings in March and April

Due to our special guests, we will have one consolidated meeting in March and April:

March 24 (Monday) – Guest Speakers will be Judge Jessica Cooper, Jane Boudreau and Brenda Lawrence
April 24 (Thursday) – Guest Speaker Lt. Gov. John Cherry.

Both meetings will be at the Orion Township Library, 825 Joslyn Rd, Lake Orion 48362

Monday March 24th, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM – Guest Speakers
Candidate for Oakland County Prosecutor, Judge Jessica Cooper sat 22 years as a judge, first on the 46th District Court and then on the Oakland County Circuit Court. She also served six years on the Michigan Court of Appeals before retiring in 2007 to form an arbitration firm

Candidate for Oakland County Sheriff, Jane Boudreau has been in Law Enforcement for 23 years, having worked for the Pontiac Police Department, Oakland County Sheriff, and the Village of Holly.

Brenda Lawrence is Mayor of the City of Southfield, and a candidate for Oakland County Executive.

Thursday April 24th, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM – Guest Speaker Lt. Gov. John Cherry
Prior to his election to the office of Lieutenant Governor in 2002 and 2006, John Cherry had been a member of the Michigan Legislature as a State Representative (1983-1986), State Senator (1987-2002) and Senate Minority Leader. In his current position, Cherry presides over the State Senate, casting votes there in the event of a tie. His sister, Deborah Cherry, now holds his senate seat.

John Cherry chairs the Lt. Governor’s Commission on Higher Education & Economic Growth, with the commission making recommendations on higher education and the need to expand and retain Michigan’s job base. He also serves as a gubernatorial appointee to the Midwestern Higher Education Compact and the Great Lakes Commission.

John D. Cherry was elected chairman of the National Lieutenant Governor’s Association (NLGA) during the organization’s annual meeting in Seattle, Washington, July 19, 2006.

Lt. Gov. Cherry is married to Pamela M. Faris. They have two adult children, Meghan and John Daniel, and one grandchild.

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