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April 2014 Events

Monday, 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!


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!

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

Candidates Needed!

Candidates are still needed for Oakland County Commissioner Districts 1, 2, and 3 see District map

 http://www.oakgov.com/boc/Pages/2013_commission_districts/default.aspx

The filing deadline is Tuesday, April 22, 4:00 pm, you must file in person.

February 2014 Events

Thursday, 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!

2014 NODC Meetings and Events

Friday, December 6th, 2013

Tentative 2014 NODC Public Meeting Locations 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm please check our website for updates www.northoakland-dems.org

The North Oakland Democratic Club typically meets on the third Wednesday of the month, speakers usually begin at 7:00 pm

  • January 28 (Tues). – Clarkston Union M/C Room – POTUS State of the Union Watch Party, 54 S. Main St. Clarkston, MI 48346  Meeting will begin at 8:00 pm, address begins at 9:00 pm - 
  • March 19 (Wed)C- Pub (Clansman Gaelic Pub @ Canterbury Village) 2325 Joslyn Road Lake Orion, Michigan 48360
  • April 16 (Wed)Clarkston Union M/C Room – 54 S. Main St. Clarkston, MI 48346
  • April 19 (Sat) – Adopt-A-Road Spring pick-up, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. 400 Brown Rd (Costco N.E. Parking Lot)
  • June 18 (Wed)C-Pub 2325 Joslyn Road Lake Orion, Michigan 48360
  • July 16 – (Wed) Italia Gardens 1076 S Lapeer Rd, Oxford Charter Township, MI 48371
  • July 19 (Sat) - Adopt-A-Road Spring pick-up, 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. 400 Brown Rd (Costco N.E. Parking Lot)
  • September 1 (Mon)Clarkston Labor Day Parade 9am – noon (Meet at Renaissance High School 6558 Waldon Road Clarkston, MI 48346)
  • September 17 (Wed)Clarkston Union M/C Room – 54 S. Main St. Clarkston, MI 48346
  • Sept 20 (Sat) - Adopt-A-Road Spring pick-up, 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. 400 Brown Rd (Costco N.E. Parking Lot)
  • October 15 (Wed)C-Pub 2325 Joslyn Road Lake Orion, Michigan 48360
  • November 19 (Wed)Italia Gardens 1076 S Lapeer Rd, Oxford Charter Township, MI 48371
  • December 17 (Wed)C-Pub 2325 Joslyn Road Lake Orion, Michigan 48360

 

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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: http://mapq.st/GVdbgw   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.

 

June 2012 Events

Friday, June 1st, 2012

Sat. June 2 – MDP Congressional District Conventions – Registration 9 a.m., Convention begins 10 a.m.

At the conventions, voters will select delegates and alternates to the National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina.

  • 8th District – East Lansing Hannah Community Center, 819 Abbot Rd, East Lansing, MI 48823
  • 9th District – Troy Historic Village, 60 W. Wattles Rd. (at Livernois, in the Church Building), Troy, MI 48098

Wed. June 20,  Monthly meeting will be at the Clarkston Union (M/C Room downstairs), 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

  • Lynnette Teller, MEA Public Affairs Council member and MEA/NEA delegate will discuss educational issues, particularly public education and the work of the MEA Public Affairs Council
  • LuAnn Kozma from “Ban Michigan Fracking” will talking about Induced hydraulic fracturing or hydrofracking, commonly known as fracking in Michigan, with a focus on Oakland County.
  • Additional speakers to be announced.
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    Against fracking 01 (Photo credit: Bosc d'Anjou)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fri. June 22, 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm – NODC Movie Night at the home of Francine Melotti, 1949 Twin Lakes Blvd. Oxford. 48371 248-628-1267  The movie will the the documentary “Gasland” which is about “fracking” in the U.S.

 

Sun., June 24, 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm Oakland County Democratic Party 52nd Annual Phillip A. Hart Dinner at the Somerset Inn, Somerset Ballroom 

  • Francine Melotti will be recognized at Precinct Delegate of the Year.
  • Keynote Speaker will be Congressman Xavier Becerra,
  • for more information go to Phil Hart Dinner
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English: Official Congressional portrait of Congressman Xavier Becerra. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

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