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September 2014 Events

Sunday, August 31st, 2014


Labor Day Parade - Clarkston

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  • Sept. 1, (Mon.)  9:30 am – 11:30 amLabor Day Parade in Clarkston with Phil Reid for Commissioner.  Phil Reid for Oakland County Commissioner, District 4, is registered for the Labor Day Parade in Clarkston. The Friends of Phil Reid look forward to your participation on Monday, September 1, 2014!  This is a one mile parade route, and it should move fairly quickly.  Please arrive by 9:30 am.  The parade will begin at Renaissance High School (“D” – Clarkston Community School’s alternative education building) at 6558 Waldon Rd., (map link)  across from Clarkston Elementary at 10:00 AM sharp and proceed down Church St., north on Main St. through downtown Clarkston, turning left on Miller Rd. The parade will end before reaching St. Daniel Catholic Church (“A”) on Miller near Holcomb Rd.
  • We will be able to shuttle people back to Renaissance HS, or you can park near the parade end (at or near @St Daniel Catholic Church 7010 Valley Park Dr, Clarkston, MI 48346).  Please let me know if you can participate (email or phone 248-802-9203)

    Clarkston Parade Route


  • Sept. 6, (Sat.) 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm – Fundraiser to Elect Phil Reid for Oakland County Commissioner.  
    Please join us at “Bittersweet Farm”, the home of Bob McGowan and Barbara Hamilton, 8551 Allen Rd, Clarkston, MI 48348 (map link) Saturday, September 6 from 5 pm – 7 pm for a fundraiser to elect Phil Reid, County Commissioner.  [I-75 to M-15 (Ortonville Rd), M-15 to Hubbard, Hubbard to Allen Rd]
    Host $250, Supporter, $100, Friend $50 $General Ticket $25. Please make checks payable to Friends of Phil Reid
    Refreshments provided.  Kindly also RSVP to Barbara Hamilton
    Paid for by Friends of Phil Reid 6050 Shappie Rd, Clarkston, MI 48348
Fundraiser FOPR
  • Sept 17, (Wed.) 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm – NODC September Meeting at Clarkston Union (M/C Room, downstairs), Invited speakers include Supreme Court Candidate Deborah Thomas; Oakland Community College Trustee candidate Dr. Randolph Ston; and Steve Pontoni, Michigan Association for Justice, on behalf of Chief Judge Bill Murphy for Michigan Supreme Court; are all invited, and Melissa Bernardi on behalf of the Michigan Coordinated Campaign.
  • Sept 20 (Sat) – Adopt-A-Road Fall pick-up, 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. 400 Brown Rd (Costco N.E. Parking Lot)  We provide bags and safety vests, please bring work gloves and study shoes.  More hands makes the task go faster!
  • September 21, (Sun) – noon – 5 pm – Taste of Clarkston  (W. Washington St at Main St), Clarkston, MI 48346 Please join us at our 10′ x 10′ canopy on Washington St. as we once again participate in this hugely popular street festival.
  • September 21, (Sun) – 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm – Oakland County Democratic Party 54th Annual Phil Hart Dinner.  Please join our table as we recognize our own Kevin Church, Precinct Delegate of the Year!
  • September 27 (Sat) – Septemberfest – Ortonville  10 am – 5 pm (South St at Mill StPlease join us at our 10′ x 10′ canopy on South St. as we once again participate in this popular street festival.

October 2012 Events

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012


  • Wed. Oct. 3, 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm  Presidential Debate Watch Party – 9635 Forest Ridge Dr Clarkston, MI 48348-4156, (McCue residence)
  • Wed. Oct. 17, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm NODC October Meeting at C-Pub (a.k.a Clansman Gaelic Pub) 2325 Joslyn Rd., Lake Orion, Michigan 48360 – Jim Nash, candidate for Oakland Cty Water Resources Commissioner is invited.  Other guests to be announced.
  • Thurs. Oct. 18, 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm – Taste of Oakland at Club Venetian, 29310 John R. Madison Heights, MI 48071  – The NODC will have a table, and if you join us tickets are $35 otherwise the will be $50 at the door.  This is a fundraiser for the Oakland County Democratic Party to help recover court costs resulting from the GOP power grab of the Oakland County Commissioner redistricting process.
  • Sat. Oct 20, Noon to 6:00 pm Political Art Show in Lake Orion, at Diamond Dave’s Creative Jewelers 416 South Broadway (Lapeer RD / M-24), Lake Orion  There should be some some ecological and financial equality artists coming!


NODC State Card – Vote Tues. Nov 6 or AV!

Barack Obama, President of the USA

Joe Biden, Vice President of the USA
~~Congressional ~~
Debbie Stabenow U.S. Senate
Lance Enderle U.S. House (8th Congress District)
Neil Billington, State Rep. Dist 43
Tom Crawford, State Rep. Dist. 44
Dan Sargent, State Rep. Dist. 46
Steve Losey, State Rep. Dist. 51

~~State Boards of Education~~
Michelle Fecteau, Michigan Board of Education
Lupe Ramos Montigny, MI Bd Educ
Mark Bernstein, University of Michigan Board of Regents
Shauna Ryder Diggs, UM Bd Regents
Joel Ferguson, Michigan State University Board of Trustees
Brian Mosallam, MSU Bd Trustees
Sandra Hughes O’Brien, Wayne State University Board of Governors
Kim Trent, WSU Bd Governors

 Andy Meisner, Treasurer
Jessica Cooper, Prosecuting Attorney
Kevin Howley, County Executive
Lisa Brown, Clerk & Register of Deeds
 Jane Boudreau, Sheriff
Jim Nash, Water Resources Commissioner


~~County Commissioners ~~
Jeff Vaught, District 1
Sherlynn Everly, District 2
Phillip Reid, District 4

~~ Township Supervisor ~~
Dale Smith, Holly
~~ Township Trustee ~~
Maria Lauinger, Brandon
Kevin Bushroe, Independence
Jeremy Mitchell, Independence
Mark Cornwell, Holly
Charlene Sutherby, Leonard
Thomas Willwerth, Rose

Vote the Non-Partisan Ballot!
~~ Nonpartisan Judicial Candidates ~~
~~ Justice of the Michigan Supreme Court ~~
Connie Marie Kelley
Bridget Mary McCormack
Sheila Johnson
~~ Oakland County Circuit Court, Non-Incumbent ~~
Karen McDonald
~~ Oakland County Circuit Court Incumbent ~~
Leo Bowman
Phyllis McMillen
Denise Langford Morris

Oakland County Community College Trustees (vote for two)
Randy Ston
Pamela Davis

~~ Ballot Proposals~~
Proposal 1 (Retain EM Law) – Vote No
Proposal 2 (Protect Collective Bargaining) – Vote Yes
Proposal 3 (25% x 2025 RES) – Vote Yes
Proposal 4 (In-Home Care Workers) – Vote Yes
Proposal 5 (2/3 Majority to enact taxes) – Vote No
Proposal 6 (International Bridge) – Vote No

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!)

Barack Obama house party at McPhee’s Family Restaurant 6:30 PM Thurs. Aug 7th

Thursday, August 7th, 2008

Join us for a conversation about how to help the campaign in North Oakland County!
MacPhees Family Restaurant and Pub (248) 627-2891
650 S Ortonville Rd, Ortonville, MI 48462 [map]
Starts after 6:30 PM, goes until 8 PM
Question: contact Phil Reid