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May Events

Tuesday, May 4th, 2010

North Oakland Democratic Club endorses Kande Ngalamulume for Congress!

Kande Kicks of Candidacy in Clarkston!

By a unanimous vote, the NODC endorsed Kande Ngalamulume for Congress.

Kande Ngalamulume kicked off his bid for Congress, 8th District, in Clarkston on Thursday, May 6th in the heart of Clarkston, in front of the Clarkston News.

Kande with Jim Marcinkowski and Bob Alexander

Kande with Jim Marcinkowski and Bob Alexander


NODC fundraising event: “Cinco de Mayo” on May 5 at G’s Pizzeria 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Please join us for a Cinco de Mayo fundraiser, silent auction, and social hour at G’s Pizzeria, 2775 S. Lapeer Rd., Lake Orion, 48360, Wednesday, May 5th from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

You’ll enjoy a delicious “all you can eat” pizza buffet that also includes salad, breadsticks and fountain beverages – all for only $15 per adult, $10 for children 13-18, and $5 for children 12 and under. A cash bar will also be available.

You won’t want to miss guest speakers: Candidate for Governor Virg Bernero, Secretary of State Candidate Jocelyn Benson, Oakland County Treasurer Andy Meisner, State Senate 12th candidate Casandra Ulbrich, Erin Fox for Congressional candidate Kande Ngalamulume, State Senate Candidate Pam Jackson (15), State Senate Candidate Paula Zelenko (26), Lorenzo Rivera for the Labor Council for Latin American Advancement, State Rep candidate John Bingham, Jr. (46), MSU Board Trustees candidate Dennis Denno, and Melissa Bernardi for OFA.

PowerPoint projector ads are $25; “Friend” ads are $10 (see contact information on the attached flyer). The event is open to the public, so please bring family and friends to enjoy what’s sure to be a great social event. For additional details – or to donate a Silent Auction item – please contact Francine Melotti at

Virg Bernero and Jocelyn Benson

Virg Bernero and Jocelyn Benson

Casandra Ulbrich for State Senate 12

Casandra Ulbrich for State Senate 12

NODC fills the room at G's

NODC fills the room at G's

On May 19,  NODC will meet at the Brandon Twp. Library, 304 South St. Ortonville.   Our invited speakers are Lt. Gov. John Cherry, State Senate Dist. 26 candidate Paula Zelenko, and Barbara McCallahan, Director of Community Affairs for Senator Stabenow.

Paula Zelenko

Paula Zelenko

October meetings and events

Sunday, October 11th, 2009

Our next scheduled meeting is Wednesday, October 21st (the 3rd Wednesday of the month) – 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM at the Clarkston Union M/C Room (downstairs). People are free to order food and drink at the bar and then come downstairs (self service). State Senator Deb Cherry will speak to our group regarding current issues in the State Senate.

Join the NODC for a screening of Michael Moore’s “Capitalism: A Love Story” Thursday, October 15th, 7:20 PM at the AMC Great Lakes Crossing, 4300 Brown Rd, Auburn Hills, MI – admission is only $5 dollars, and it’s a great way to see the film, with fellow Democrats.

Thanks to the NODC members that attended the 49th Annual Phil Hart Dinner last week. Congressman Barney Frank did not disappoint the crowd, and it was covered by the Detroit Free Press: article link

The NODC has t-shirts for sale (Med – 2XL) $ 20 each
More NODC stuff is available via the MDP website: Link to MDP

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Phil Reid, Chair, NODC

Community Conversation with Oakland County Prosecutor Jessica Cooper

Tuesday, May 19th, 2009

The next meeting of the North Oakland Democratic Club will be at the Orion Township Library, Thursday May 21, 7 PM. The Orion Library is located at 825 Joslyn Rd, Lake Orion.

Oakland County Prosecutor Jessica Cooper will discuss current activities of the Prosecutor’s Office since January of this year.

Oakland County Democratic Party (OCDP) Chair Michael McGuinness will discuss activities of the County Party.

Janis Ripple, will provide a brief review of the Oakland County Democratic Party Healthcare Platform and Advocacy campaign for repealing Michigan’s Drug Industry Immunity laws.

Please attend the meeting, and bring a friend!

Ruth Johnson, County Clerk to speak to Club

Monday, November 12th, 2007

Orion Area Democratic Club (OADC)/North Oakland Democratic Club (NODC) Invites public for a discussion with Ruth Johnson, Oakland County Clerk and Register of Deeds, Thursday November 29, 2007 7:00 PM, Orion Twp Library, Meeting Room A&B 825 Joslyn Rd, Orion Twp [Map]

Ruth Johnson has served as the Oakland County Clerk since 2004. Her office is responsible for Elections, Legal Records and Vital Statistics, and is also a member of the Election Commission which rules on petition “clarity”.

Ruth Johnson will take questions from the group including topics such as elections, photo ID, and petitions.

For more information, contact Phil Reid

Join us Thurs. Oct. 25, 7PM at the Orion Twp Lib.

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2007

Hope to see you this Thursday at 7 PM!

Our next event is Thursday, October 25, 7:00 p.m. at the Orion Twp Library 825 Joslyn Rd, Orion, MI 48362 • 248.693.3000, Mtg Rm B

Guest Speaker: Jill Bastian, Orion Township Clerk will talk about the next election, election workers, photo ID and more.

OCDP Phil Hart Dinner Sunday 10/28/07 – Howard Dean and Kary Moss (ACLU) are speakers, order tickets now

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