Archive for the ‘Convention’ Category

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,

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
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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 -

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    • 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
    • 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.

  • 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.

August Events

Thursday, August 5th, 2010

Aug 3 – Primary! Congratulations to Virg Bernero, who won all jurisdictions in the North Oakland Democratic Club area!  Congratulations to Casandra Ulbrich (Senate Dist. 12), Pam Jackson (Senate Dist. 15), and Paula Zelenko (Senate Dist. 26) for winning their contested primary!  David Lillis (House Dist. 46), and Phil Frabrizio (House Dist. 44) both won their uncontested primaries, as did Mark Venie (County Commissioner Dist 2), John Bingham, Jr (County Commissioner Dist 3), and Phil Reid (County Commissioner Dist 4).  Ken Christie lost in his primary bid for County Commissioner Dist 1 to Ken Quisenberry.   Lance Enderle received 10% of the write-in votes against Kande Ngalamulume, who has quit the race for 8th District Congress for the second time.   Congratulations to Dana Margaret Hathaway for making it to the November election for Probate Court (Nonpartisan)!

Aug. 7  Sat. 10 am to 5 pm NODC will participate in the Celebrate Oxford Business Expo.  It is located on E. Burdick at Washington St in Oxford.  Stop by and say hi, or join us behind the table for our outreach to the community in Oxford.

Aug. 7  Sat. 2 pm to 5 pm Oakland County Democratic Party (OCDP) 2nd Annual Obama Birthday Bash in Troy at Firefighters Park, 1800 W Square Lake Rd. Join the OCDP for their annual summer picnic to celebrate President Obama’s birthday.  Fun, games, food and Democrats. $20 contribution per person.

Aug. 10 Tues. 7 pm to 9 pm – Monthly OCDP Executive Committee Meeting.  Commissioners Auditorium, 1200 N Telegraph Rd, Pontiac, MI

Aug. 12 Thurs. 6 pm to 8 pm Fundraiser for Mike McGuinness and Phil Reid at the home of Shelley Hirth, 7140 Dark Lake Dr, Clarkston, MI 48346 (for information contact the Oakland County Democratic Party 248-584-0510.

Aug. 14 Sat. 9 am to noon – Oakland 8th District Convention at the Oakland County Commissioners Auditorium (Pernick – Aaron Conference Room).  Registration 9 am to 10 am, meeting from 10 am to noon.  The Convention will vote on submitted resolutions for the MDP Convention, and will receive candidates that wish to meet with our group.  You must be a member of the MDP to vote at this meeting.  Elected precinct delegates can renew their membership the day of the convention.  Example of resolutions can be found at the MDP web site

Aug 21, Sat. 4 pm to 9 pm, NODC Summer Picnic Fundraiser at the home of Fred and Nancy Miller 875 N Baldwin Rd, Oxford, MI (Brandon).  Food, fun, candidates, music!  Adults $10 each, Children under 18 $5.00  Five acres of fun and frolic!  Please bring a dish to pass, NODC will provide hamburgers, hot dogs, soft drinks and water.

Aug 28 Sat. 8 am to 6 pm,  Aug 29 Sun 8 am to 6 pm – MDP Nominating Convention – Agenda - You must be a member of the MDP as of July 30 to vote, unless you were on the Aug. 3 primary ballot.  ( including precinct delegates!)