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April 2016 Events

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

April 12 (Tues) 7:00 pmOakland County Democratic Party Executive Committee Mtg at The Crofoot 1, S Saginaw St, Pontiac, MI 48342  

Guest Speaker:  Melissa Gilbert, 8th District candidate for Congress.

The Crofoot is located on the South East corner of Pike and Saginaw Streets in the heart of downtown Pontiac. The venue is one block North of the Phoenix Amphitheater, 6 Blocks South of M-59 (Huron Street) and located in the center of the Wide Track Loop (Woodward Loop).  The Crofoot is directly across the street from a large secure parking lot.

April 16 (Sat) 10:00 am – Noon – Precinct Delegate Training and Rally – UAW 5960 180 E Silverbell Rd, Lake Orion, MI 48360  –  Event Sponsors include Rochester Area, North Oakland, Waterford, and Pontiac Democratic Clubs. UAW 5960 is east of Lapeer Rd, (map link

Guest Speakers include:  MDP Chair Brandon Dillon, MI House Democratic Leader Tim Greimel, OCDP Chair Frank Houston.  Refreshments will be provided.

April 20 (Wed) 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm – NODC April Mtg at Clarkston Union Bar & Kitchen 54 S Main St, Clarkston, MI 48346

Guest Speakers: Lorie Savin, judicial candidate for Oakland County Circuit Court and Judge Mark Plawecki for Michigan Supreme Court

April 30 (Sat) 6 pm – 10 pm MDP Legacy Dinner (formerly Jeff-Jack) at Cobo Center,  1 Washington Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226 

Keynote Speaker:  Congressman John Lewis (GA -5) for information:

Mark your calendar and save the date for our annual Cinco de Mayo fundraiser at C-Pub in Canterbury Village, 2325 Joslyn Rd, Lake Orion, MI 48360  Our focus will be countywide races including Executive, Treasurer, Clerk/Register of Deeds, Prosecutor, Water Resources Commisioner

Now is the time join or renew your membership!  (Membership Form)

March 2016 Events

Wednesday, March 16th, 2016

NODC_logo_smallNorth Oakland Democratic Club

Agenda – March 16, 2016 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm – C-Pub Lake Orion


  • Ross Gavin – Deputy Treasurer – Oakland County
  • Treasurer’s Report – Kevin Church
    • Now is the time to join or renew your NODC membership for 2016!
  • Vice Chair’s Report – Francine Melotti
  • Chair’s Report – Phil Reid
    • Sat. April 16, 10 am to Noon Precinct Delegate Training event at UAW 5960 180 E. Silverbell Rd, Lake Orion, MI 49360, sponsored by NODC, RADC, Waterford Dems, Pontiac Dems, MDP, OCDP
    • Candidates for Commissioner, State Rep filing deadline is Tues. April 19
    • Precinct Delegates, Candidates for Office filing deadline is 4pm Tues. May 3
    • OCDP has moved to 17100 Twelve Mile Rd #5, Southfield, MI 48076, home of Sheet Metal Workers Local 80
    • Next meeting will be April 20 at Clarkston Union 54 S Main St, Clarkston, MI 48346 – Speakers and agenda items to be announced
    • Good and Welfare
  • Adjourn 8:30 p.m.


8th Congressional District Meeting 10:15 AM
Saturday, March 19, 2016
Livingston County Democratic Party Office
NEW LOCATION – Directions below
8028 W Grand River Ave
Brighton, MI 48114
The meeting will be held in the Livingston County Democratic Party Office.
From Lansing  96 expressway to Exit 145 – turn left onto Grand River
From Oakland County  96 expressway to exit 145 – turn right onto Grand River
You will be driving west on Grand River.  In less than 1 minute after you get though the traffic lights  (.7 of a mile) you will see a sign on your left for Woodland Plaza.  The office is in that mall.
Location is close to the corner of the L shaped mall.  Suite # 7
Section 2. The intent and purpose of this Committee shall be to elect a Democratic Representative to the United States Congress; publicize and promote policies and platforms of the Democratic Party; and cooperate with County Democratic Committees in the District to elect Democrats to public office.

February 2016 Events

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016
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C-Pub 2325 Joslyn Rd, Lake Orion, MI 48360  – map link –
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
  • Please join us for a briefing by MI State Board of Education President John Austin.  “Rebuilding our schools, communities, and the Michigan Dream”
  • Also, we will hold a “Straw Poll” for the 2016 Primary. 
  • Additional speakers and agenda items to be announced.
  • You can also sign up to be on the ballot for Precinct Delegate. We will notarize Precinct Delegate Affidavit of Identity forms for those filing them out, which have to be sent to the Oakland County Clerk.

    We will have nominating petitions for Melissa Gilbert for Congress!  Please help us get over 1,000 signatures!
Now is the time to join or renew your membership!  Membership form is here
Please bring canned and packaged food donations for Oxford/Orion FISH Food Pantry.


January 2016 Events

Saturday, January 9th, 2016

1.12.16 Tues 7 pm – 10 pm – Oakland County Democratic Party – Exec. Committee Mtg. and State of the Union Watch Party at Fifth Avenue, 215 Fifth Ave. Royal Oak, MI 48067   Map link:

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1.20.16  6:30 – 8:30 pm  North Oakland Democratic Club  (program starts at 7 pm)  Clarkston Union Bar & Kitchen (downstairs) – 54 S Main St. Clarkston, MI 48346 – Map link:

  • James Stretch, campaign manager for Melissa Gilbert for Congress
  • Christina Soliz, East Michigan Field Organizer Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan


Melissa Gilbert - Labor Day

December 2015 Events

Thursday, December 10th, 2015

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Dec. 16 (Wed)  6:30 pm – C-Pub(link is external) 2325 Joslyn Road Lake Orion, Michigan 48360

  • Political Trivia night
  • Update on campaign for Kate Logan, House District 46
  • Update on campaign for Melissa Gilbert for Congress
  • Dave Woodward invited to speak about paid sick leave initiative.
  • Please bring canned and packaged food items for Oxford/Orion FISH Food Pantry
  • Now is the time to join or renew your membership for 2016!