Archive for 2011

July 2011 Events

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

Join the NODC as we walk in the Independence Day Parade in Clarkston, Monday, July 4, 9 am to 11:30 am

Join us for the Independence Day Parade in Clarkston 9:00 am to 11:30 am

Meet us at St. Daniels Church, 7010 Valley Park Dr, Clarkston, MI 48346

You might want to park at the parade finish, Clarkston Community Ed (parking lot), 6558 Waldon Rd, Clarkston, MI and walk to St. Daniels (1 mile away)

Everyone has a great time at this parade!  Please join us!  (Click on the picture to see a larger image)

  • 2011 Clarkston Parade Map - July 4th
  • July 9th – Sat. 9:30 a.m. to Noon , Adopt-A-Road – Brown Rd, between Baldwin Rd and Joslyn Rd – Meet at Costco parking lot (NE corner) This is our second pickup of the year, your assistance would be most helpful as many hands makes the job go faster!  Please bring work gloves and a sturdy pair of shoes, the NODC will provide trash bags, safety vests, and pick-up sticks.  Afterword we expect to go to Applebee’s for brunch, so it should be a fun event.  Rain date will be Saturday, July 16 at the same time.
  • July 20th – Wed. 6:30 to 8:30 pm – NODC July meeting at Red Knapps Oxford, 2 N Washington St, Oxford Michigan.  Our special guest will be Stephen Henderson, Editorial Page Editor and Writer for the Detroit Free Press

June Events

Monday, June 13th, 2011


Join us Wednesday June 15, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm at the Clansman Gaelic Pub at Canterbury Village (upstairs meeting room) 2369 Joslyn Ct, Lake Orion, MI 48360


  • Guest Speaker: Mary Howarth from the League of Women Voters, Oakland County
  • Christina Kuo from Common Cause will discuss redistricting in Michigan
  • Please bring canned and packaged food for our ongoing community service project to support the Oxford/Orion Fish Food Pantry.
  • NODC Membership is now due (membership is on a calendar year basis) – See membership page for information and form.

May Events

Thursday, April 28th, 2011

May 5, (Thurs) 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm, Cinco de Mayo Pizza & Salad Silent Auction Fundraiser and Social Event at G’s Pizzeria 2775 S Lapeer Rd, Lake Orion, MI 48360   Guest Speakers include Oakland County Treasurer Andy Meisner, Jocelyn Benson, Luz Telleria- Hispanic Outreach and Margaret Huggard – Catholic Services of Oakland County.

May 7,  (Sat.) 10:30 am to 12:30 pm, 8th District Congressional Committee will meet at the Brandon Township Public Library, 304 South St, Ortonville, MI 48462.  Please join as as we are likely to discuss the MDP Delegate Selection Plan for the DNC Convention in 2012 and OFA campaign strategy for 2012.

May 13 (Fri.) 7 pm to 10 pm – Movie Night in Clarkston, “Inside Job” at home of Shelley Hirth

April Events

Tuesday, April 5th, 2011

  • April 16,  (Saturday) 10 am to Noon, Adopt-A-Road, Brown Rd between Baldwin and Joslyn, Orion Twp, 48359. Meet at Costco lot (East entrance) to get your vests and bags.  Wear sturdy shoes and layers as it warms fast.  Gloves are a must have and poking sticks are optional.  Please read Team Safety Briefing Brochure:
  • April 16, (Saturday) 6 pm to 9 pm, MDP Jefferson-Jackson Dinner and Celebration, Cobo Hall, Detroit, MI – Join the NODC at our table and celebrate 8th District Precinct Delegate of the Year, Melissa Bernardi, and Keynote Speaker Minnesota Senator Al Franken.
  • April 21, NODC Monthly Meeting  6:30 pm – 8:30 pm, Red Knapp’s American Grille, 6722 Dixie Hwy, Clarkston, MI 48346   Speakers: Oakland County Prosecutor Jessica Cooper, Scott Banks – VP Clarkston Education Association, MEA, Julie Meredith – Director Independence Township Library. Please bring canned and packaged food for our ongoing community service project to support the Oxford/Orion Fish Food Pantry.

March Events

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

Join us Wednesday, March 16, from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm at Red Knapp’s Oxford, 2 N Washington, Oxford, MI 48371

Guest Speaker:  Margaret Kanost

2011 NODC Membership is now due. Please join or renew your membership.  Membership form [Link]