Archive for October, 2013

November 2013 Events

Monday, 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:   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

Monday, 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.