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May 2016 Events

Friday, April 29th, 2016
Cinco-de-Mayo
Please join the NODC, Countywide Candidates 
Vicki Barnett, Jim Nash, Lisa Brown, and Andy Meisner –  other guests to be announced
 

For a Cinco de Mayo Fundraiser, Social Event and Pizza and Salad Buffet, Thursday, May 5,
 
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
 
 
At C-Pub in Canterbury Village
2325 Joslyn Rd, Lake Orion, MI 48360  [ map link ]
 
$20.00 per person
 
60/40 Raffle!
 
Contact Kevin Church for details: 810-394-8253

Fellow Democrat,

Pursuant to Section III A.7 of the Michigan Delegate Selection Plan, a congressional district convention shall convene at 11:00 AM EST in all of Michigan’s fourteen districts on Saturday, May 21st. The purpose of these conventions shall be to elect Delegates and Alternates to represent the district at the 2016 Democratic National Convention.

Article IV Sections B & C of the MDP Rules and the Michigan Delegate Selection Plan stipulate the following qualifications for candidacy and eligibility to vote:

In order to hold Party office or vote at any Convention, Caucus, or meeting at any unit of the Michigan Democratic Party at any level, a person must be a member of the Michigan Democratic Party for at least thirty (30) days prior to that Convention, Caucus, or meeting. A Party member must be a qualified elector in order to vote on nominations for public office.

Precinct Delegates, Democratic elected officials, and Democratic nominees to partisan offices are exempt from the thirty (30) days advance membership requirement. However, Precinct Delegates, Democratic elected officials, and Democratic nominees to partisan office must be member in order to vote and may join the same day as the Convention, Caucus, or meeting.

Candidates for the offices of DNC Delegate or Alternate shall be those individuals whose applications and candidacies have been accepted by the appropriate presidential campaign.

Agenda

A. Call to Order
B. Appointment fo Convention Officers
C. Credential Report
D. Rules Report
E. Recess to Presidential Caucus
-Election fo DNC Delegates and Alternate
F.Convention Reconvenes
G. Adjournment

Saturday, May 21st     2016 Spring District Conventions

All conventions will convene at 11:00 AM EST.   Registration begins by 9:30 AM EST.

8th Congressional: Hannah Center  819 Abbot Rd.  East Lansing, MI 48823

9th Congressional: Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 98 555 Horace Brown Dr.   Madison Heights, MI 48071

11th Congressional:  Michigan Education Association 2625 East Oakley Park Rd, Suite 200 Commerce Township, MI 48390

14th Congressional: Southfield Parks & Recreation  26000 Evergreen  Southfield, MI 48076

 

February 2015 Events

Friday, March 13th, 2015

 


  • Wednesday February 18 – NODC Meeting at The Burning Oaks – Cancelled, with regrets, due to the severe winter weather.

August 2014 Events

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

 

August 5, Tues, Michigan Primary 7 am to 8 pm

 

August 8, Friday, 7:30 am – 9:30 am – Democratic Unity Breakfast, sponsored by the Rochester Area Women’s Democratic Club and the North Oakland Democratic Club.  Crowne Plaza Hotel, 1500 N Opdyke Rd, Auburn Hills, MI $20.00 each.

 

August 9, Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – noon Oakland 8th District MDP Convention, Oakland County Commissioners Auditorium 1200 N Telegraph, Pontiac, MI

 

August 17, Sunday, 4 pm – 8 pm North Oakland Democratic Club Summer Picnic, $10 per person, children $5 per person.  875 N. Baldwin Rd, Oxford, MI 48371

 

Join us for a Summer Picnic fundraiser!

Sunday, August 17 4 pm to 8 pm

NODC August Picnic

 

at the home of Fred and Nancy Miller

875 N Baldwin Rd, Oxford MI

Food, Fun, and Candidates

Adults $10 each, Children under 18 $5 each

Please bring a dish to pass,

NODC will provide hamburgers, hot dogs, soft drinks, water

also, please bring a donation for our ongoing support of the Oxford/Orion FISH Pantry

(FISHwish list includes:Applesauce, Dried Milk, Pears, Cream Soups, Chunky Soups, Beef Ramen Noodles, Dish Soap, Peanut Butter/Jelly)


for Information contact: Kevin Church, Treasurer, kgc4623@hotmail.com

August 23-24 (Saturday and Sunday) Michigan Democratic Party State Convention, 9 am – 5 pm, Lansing Center, Lansing, MI

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.
  • Against fracking 01

    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
English: Official Congressional portrait of Co...

English: Official Congressional portrait of Congressman Xavier Becerra. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

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November 2011 Events

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011
  • Sat. Nov. 12, 9 am to 3 pm – MDP Engage Michigan, Vision, Values, Victory – Lansing Center, Lansing, MI 333 E. Michigan Ave, Lansing, MI 48933

 

 

  • Wed. Nov. 16, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm Clarkston Union (M/C room downstairs) 54 S Main St, Clarkston, MI 48346 -

Map link     http://g.co/maps/5xtqa

    • Special Guest Speaker Brenda Moon, Southfield, MI AFL-CIO national field representative and assistant director of the national AFL-CIO education department to talk about pending Right to Work (RTW) legislation in Michigan. Brenda Moon was also candidate for Wayne State University Board of Governors in 2010.
    • Peggy Garrigues will present for Al Gore’s Climate Reality Project http://climaterealityproject.org/
    • Bruce Fealk will speak to our group about ALEC – American Legislative Exchange Council. This group writes “model legislation” for issues like immigration, RTW, health care, etc. and they are funded by people like the Koch brothers.

- please bring canned and packaged food donations for Oxford / Orion FISH food panty.  http://www.oxfordorionfish.org/

  • Friday, Nov. 18, 7 pm to 9:30 pm, our next NODC Movie Night event at the home of Amy Murawka, Oxford, MI
    • In light of Jack Abramoff’s recently published book, we will show the documentary “Casino Jack and the United States of Money”. It should be a great evening. Please feel free to bring a snack or dessert to share.