Saturday, July 12, 2014

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Eleventh Congressional District of Michigan
Democratic Party
 

TO:   All Eleventh District Democrats
FROM:  Jim Gualdoni, Chair
 
Friends, Here is a list of District events in the next few weeks.

Tuesday, Aug 5 - Primary Election Day


Saturday, Aug 9 - 11th District Convention & Unity Luncheon
For all Democrats in the District.  Purpose of the convention:  salute primary election candidates, applaud elected candidates, elect committee members & alternates for coming state convention, and vote on resolutions & items for 2014 state party platform.
 
Pizza & salad unity lunch immediately after convention adjourns, in our meeting area.  At MEA Center, 2625 East Oakley Park Rd, Commerce Township 48390.  Want a road map?  Click on MYMAP

Saturday, Aug 16 - 3rd Saturday of the month
Our regular meeting date.  No meeting on this date.

Saturday & Sunday, Aug 23 & 24
State Convention, Michigan Democratic Party 
At Lansing Center in downtown Lansing.
We will hear from Senator Debbie Stabenow, Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Gary Peters, Democratic candidate for governor Mark Schauer, and other great Democratic leaders about how Democrats are fighting to create opportunity for everyone - not just those at the top. We will nominate Lisa Brown for Lieutenant Governor, and select our Democratic candidates for Attorney General, Secretary of State, Michigan Supreme Court, and our Education Boards. We will also adopt the Party’s 2014 Platform and Resolutions.
 
You must be a member of the Michigan Democratic Party to vote at convention - and the deadline is just two weeks away. To sign up as a member of the MDP, click here.

11th DISTRICT BOOSTERS
Give your District a boost.  Show your booster pride.  We need your help.  Click on BoosterPride  Click on same link for honor roll of all District boosters.
 
RECENT BOOSTERS
.............Rosalind Cox, Troy
.............Amy McCusker, New Hudson
.............Steve Kaplan, West Bloomfield
.............Marjorie Frazier, Waterford
.............Robin McGregor, Waterford
.............Marie E. Miller, Birmingham

Friends, that's it for now.  Keep charging forward.  We are in-it-to-win-it.  Please call with questions, problems, Jim

Monday, June 2, 2014

June-July-August Events

 
TO:   All Eleventh District Democrats
 
FROM:  Jim Gualdoni, Chair

Friends, Here is a list of District events in the next few weeks.

 
CLUB 11 - This Coming Thursday, June 5, 6 - 8 PM
At Bayside Grill, overlooking beautiful Walled Lake.   A purely social gathering - mix & mingle, get to know other Democrats in our District.  Drop in for 10 minutes or 2 hours.  Cash bar, cash food, free friendship......142 East Walled Lake Dr, Walled Lake MI 48390.  For the first 30 takers, free copies of new book Voicing Our Values:  A Message Guide for Candidates and Lawmakers.

League of Women Voters Political Issues Forum, Thursday, June 12
With candidates for Wayne County Executive.  At Henry Ford Community College, Forfa Auditorium, 5101 Evergreen, Dearborn 48128.


 
District Meeting for All Democrats- Saturday, June 21, 10:30 - Noon
Guest speaker:  Kevin Hritt, known as Mr Michigan Politics.
Get the facts from Kevin, who is serving now as political director of the Gary Peters campaign.  Plus a progress  report on the Michigan Coordinated Campaign, helping all candidates. Plus salute to candidates missed in previous meetings.   At MEA Center, 2625 East Oakley Park Rd, at roundabout intersection with Martin Drive, Commerce Township 48390.  Doors open at 10.  Want a road map?  Click on MYMAP  

Skip Club 11 in July because of July 4 holiday.

Political Issues Forum, Tuesday, July 8, 7 - 8:30 PM
For State Senate candidates in State Senate District 13 (Troy, Rochester Hills, Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills, Clawson, Royal  Oak, Berkley).  Sponsored by League of Women Voters.  Walsh College, 3838 Livernois, Troy 48083

Political Issues Forum, Wednesday, July 16, 7 - 8:30 PM
For 11th District US House candidates - our own 3 candidates plus others.  At Milford High School, 2380 South Milford Road, Highland Township 48357.


 
District Meeting For All Democrats - Saturday, July 19, 10:30 to Noon.
A political issues forum for our 3 US House Democratic candidates:  Anil Kumar, Bobbie McKenzie, Nancy Skinner..  Each candidate has been notified.  At MEA Center, 2625 East Oakley Park Rd, at roundabout intersection with Martin Drive, Commerce Township 48390.  Doors open at 10.  Want a road map?  Click on MYMAP

Primary Election - Tuesday, Aug 5

Club 11 - Thursday, Aug 7, 6 - 8 PM     Details to follow.

Unity Gathering - Saturday, Aug 9
Post primary election unity gathering for all in 11th district.  In planning stage.  Details to follow.

Skip August general membership meeting  because of State Convention.


Democratic Party State Convention - Saturday, Aug 23
At Cobo Center in downtown Detroit.


HASSLE-FREE WAY TO JOIN MICHIGAN DEMOCRATIC PARTY
Contact Corresponding Secretary Carol Prince Hundley  - tel 248-703-7843 / email hundleycarol46@aol.com     Give Carol your contact info.  That's it.  Couldn't be simpler.

CHECK OUR DISTRICT CALENDAR FOR EVENTS OF NEIGHBORHOOD DEMOCRATIC CLUBS.
Click on our website  www.11thdistrictrdems.com --  then hit calendar tab at top of home page.

CANDIDATE HOTLINE
Answers to all your campaign questions 24/7. For all 11th District candidates.  Contact Gwen Markham (gwenmarkham@gmail.com, 248-921-9336) or Pam Jackson (pjandaway@yahoo.com, 248-767-4240).


 
TAKE A PLEDGE TO VOTE THE MICHIGAN WAY  -- GO-MI-WAY
Sponsored by MDP.  Click on www.gomiway.com

 11th DISTRICT BOOSTERS
Give your District a boost.  Show your booster pride.  We need your help.  Click on BoosterPride
Click on same link for honor roll of District boosters.

RECENT BOOSTERS
.............John Williams, Canton
.............James P. Hoffa, Troy
.............Audrey & Tony Ortiz, Lyon Twp
.............Margaret & Tom Parmenter, Commerce Twp
.............Mary Barr, Plymouth
.............Amy McCusker, Lyon Township


 
Friends, that's it for now.  Keep charging forward.  In-it-to-win-it.  Please call with questions, problems, Jim


--
Jim Gualdoni, Chair
11th Congressional District of Michigan Democratic Party
 
 
 

 

Saturday, May 3, 2014

May Newsletter

 

TO:   All Eleventh District Democrats

FROM:  Jim Gualdoni, Chair

Friends, Here are some late breaking news items.


CLUB 11 - This Coming Thursday, May 1,  6 - 8 PM
At Steel House Tavern, "Troy's finest gathering spot," 1129 East Long Lake Road, Troy.   A purely social gathering - mix & mingle, get to know other Democrats in our District.  Drop in for 10 minutes or 2 hours.  Cash bar, cash food, free friendship. Celebrate May Day, International Labor Day, surrounded by steel artifacts from the old Packard plant.


Workshop "VOICING OUR VALUES" - Thursday, May 8, 7 - 8:30 PM
How to best express our message. How to best frame our message.  For candidates, potential candidates, party leaders, activists.  Presented by nationally known political strategists Bernie Horn & Gloria Totten.  Free copies of their new book  Voicing Our Values:  A Message Guide for Candidates.  Sponsored by Progressive Majority & Eleventh Congressional District Democratic Party & Livonia Democratic Club.   At Livonia Quality Inn & Suites, 30375 Plymouth Rd, between Merriman & Middlebelt, Livonia 48150.


 DISTRICT MEETING FOR ALL DEMOCRATS - Saturday, May 17,  10:30 - Noon. 
Guest Speakers Mark Totten &  Godfrey Dillard, candidates for state attorney general.

>Plus Salute to Candidates  honoring candidates for county executive, county commissioner, judgeship, college trustee boards.   At MEA conference center, 2625 East Oakley Park Rd (northwest corner of traffic circle intersection with Martin Drive), Commerce Township 48390.  Doors open at 10.    Want a road map?  Click on MEETING  


Fifth Annual Spring Gala - May 17, 7 PM.
 At Meadowbrook County Club -- dining, dancing, visiting, & keynote speaker Mark Schauer, candidate for governor.  Sponsored by  Canton Democratic Club, Plymouth Democratic Club, Northville Democratic Club, Democrats of West Oakland County.  For info contact Vice-Chair Lisa Dirado, tel 248-982-6602, email dirado23@gmail.com

Club 11 - Thursday, June 5, 6 - 8 PM
A social gathering - mix and  mingle with other Democrats in our far-flung districtCash bar, cash food, free friendship.  Place to be announced.


11th DISTRICT PHONE BANK EACH  MONDAY
At Oakland County Democratic Party HQ, on Northwestern Hwy in Southfield.  Calling Democrats to update our records.  For groups & individuals. Get  details from Carla Meier:  248-689-1815, email carlajmeier@yahoo.com


BE A PRECINCT DELEGATE
Deadline for registering is May 6, 4 PM.  - Registration form (affidavit) must be given to county clerk..  Get registration form  from club leaders or from MDP website - click on  http://www.michigandems.com/become-precinct-delegate-now   Get details from Vice-Chair Lisa Dirado, tel 248-982-6602, email dirado23@gmail.com
 


HASSLE-FREE WAY TO JOIN MICHIGAN DEMOCRATIC PARTY
Contact Corresponding Secretary Carol Prince Hundley  - tel 248-703-7843 / email hundleycarol46@aol.com     Give Carol your contact info.  That's it.  Couldn't be simpler.


CANDIDATE REGISTRY
The Michigan Democratic Party wants to instruct candidates on  best practices in all areas of campaigning.  Sign up today - click on   http://www.michigandems.com/candidate-registry


CANDIDATE HOTLINE
Answers to all your campaign questions. For all 11th District candidates.  Contact Gwen Markham (gwenmarkham@gmail.com, 248-921-9336) or Pam Jackson (pjandaway@yahoo.com, 248-767-4240).


TAKE A PLEDGE TO VOTE THE MICHIGAN WAY  -- GO-MI-WAY
Sponsored by MDP.  Click on www.gomiway.com


MDP EMAIL
Register to get late breaking news from MDP and Chairman Lon Johnson.  Click on http://www.michigandems.com/email 



11th DISTRICT BOOSTERS
Give your District a boost.  Show your booster pride.  We need your help.  Click on BoosterPride
Click on same link for our honor roll of District boosters.

RECENT BOOSTERS
..............Patricia Davis, Northville
.............John Williams, Canton
.............James P. Hoffa, Troy
.............Audrey & Tony Ortiz, Lyon Twp
.............Margaret & Tom Parmenter, Commerce Twp
.............Mary Barr, Plymouth

THIRD SATURDAY OF EACH MONTH - date for our general membership meetings


Friends, that's it for now.  Keep charging forward.  In-it-to-win-it.  Please call with questions, problems, Jim

--
Jim Gualdoni, Chair
11th Congressional District of Michigan Democratic Party
248-624-7228

Sunday, March 30, 2014

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Eleventh Congressional District of Michigan
Democratic Party

TO:   All Eleventh District Democrats
FROM:  Jim Gualdoni, Chair (tel 248-624-7228)

Friends, Here are some hot news items --------- CLUB 11 - April 3, Thursday, 6 - 8 PM - at Andiamo Restaurant, in the lounge.  A social get-together to meet & greet Democrats of our District.  Drop in for 10 minutes or 2 hours.  Easy to find:  on 7 Mile 500 feet west of I-275......38703 Seven Mile Rd, Livonia 48152.  Cash bar, cash food, free friendship.

 District Meeting for All Democrats - April 19, Saturday, 10:30 - Noon.   Guest Speaker Mark Schauer, candidate for governor.     Plus salute to candidates -- meet all our candidates for national and state office.   At MEA conference center, 2625 East Oakley Park Rd (northwest corner of traffic-circle intersection with Martin Drive), Commerce Township 48390.  Doors open at 10.  [At our following meeting, in May, we'll salute candidates for county, local, and college board offices.]  Map?  Click on MEETING

CLUB 11 - May 1, Thursday, 6 - 8 PM:   - At Steel House Tavern, "Troy's finest gathering spot," 1129 East Long Lake Road, Troy.   A purely social gathering - mix & mingle with other Democrats in our District.  Drop in for 10 minutes or 2 hours.  Cash bar, cash food, free friendship.  Tel 248-817-2980

District Meeting for All Democrats- May 17, Saturday, 10:30 - Noon.  Guest Speaker Mark Totten, candidate for attorney general.  Plus salute to candidates for local, county and college boards  At MEA Conference Center in Commerce Township. 
 
Fifth Annual Spring Gala - May 17, 7 PM.  At Meadowbrook County Club -- dining, dancing, visiting, & keynote speaker Mark Schauer.  Sponsored by  Canton Democratic Club, Plymouth Democratic Club, Northville Democratic Club, Democrats of West Oakland County.  For info contact Vice-Chair Lisa Dirado, tel 248-982-6602, email dirado23@gmail.com

11th DISTRICT PHONE BANK EACH  MONDAY, 6;30 to 8:30 PM, at Oakland County Democratic Party HQ, 24445 Northwestern Hwy (Lodge service drive near 10 Mile), Southfield 48075.  Call Democrats to update contact info.   For details & to register, contact Carla Meier:  248-689-1815, email carlajmeier@yahoo.com

BE A PRECINCT DELEGATE. Get registration form (affidavit) at next Democratic meeting,  complete form there.  Or get form at the MDP website - click on  http://www.michigandems.com/become-precinct-delegate-now   Bring form to your next Democratic meeting.
 
HASSLE-FREE WAY TO JOIN MICHIGAN DEMOCRATIC PARTY.  Contact Corresponding Secretary Carol Prince Hundley  - tel 248-703-7843 / email hundleycarol46@aol.com     Give Carol your contact info.

 
CANDIDATE REGISTRY.  The Michigan Democratic Party wants to instruct candidates (including precinct delegate candidates) on campaign best practices in all areas of campaigning.  Sign in today - click on   http://www.michigandems.com/candidate-registry

CANDIDATE HOTLINE -Answers to all your campaign questions. For all 11th District candidates.  Contact Gwen Markham (gwenmarkham@gmail.com, 248-921-9336) or Pam Jackson (pjandaway@yahoo.com, 248-767-4240).

 
CALL FOR CANDIDATES.  Thinking of becoming a candidate for elected office?.  Great!  Plenty of help available.  Fear not.  Please call me.  Your Party needs candidates for county commissisoner, state house of representatives, state senate.

TAKE A PLEDGE TO VOTE THE MICHIGAN WAY  Sponsored by Michigan Democratic Party.  Click on www.gomiway.com

MDP EMAIL -Register to get late breaking news from MDP and Chairman Lon Johnson.  Click on http://www.michigandems.com/email 

 
11th DISTRICT BOOSTERS. Look for your name on our booster honor roll.  Get booster pride, become a booster today.  We need YOU.   Click on BoosterPride
 
RECENT BOOSTERS
.............John Miller, Birmingham
.............Patricia Davis, Northville
.............Kenneth Kott, Plymouth
.............Florence Anderson, Waterford
.............Saundra Williams, Auburn Hills
.............Robert Moreillon, Northville

THIRD SATURDAY OF EACH MONTH - date for our general membership meetings


 
MONTHLY WEBINAR TRAINING MDP training on your home computer in key action areas such as  political organizing, compliance with legal requirements, increasing membership.  Call Caitlin O'Rourke at Michigan Democratic Party, 517-371-5410.

Friends, that's it for now.  Keep charging forward.  In-it-to-win-it.  Please call with questions, problems, Jim

Thursday, March 27, 2014


TO:   All Eleventh District Democrats

FROM:  Jim Gualdoni, Chair (tel 248-624-7228)


Here are some important news items - starting with a list of coming events.


 
   CLUB 11 - April 3Thursday, 6 - 8 PM:   - At Andiamo Livonia.  Easy to find:  38703 Seven7 Mile (1,000 feet west of I-275), Livonia 48152.  Drop in for 10 minutes or 2 hours.  A purely social meeting -  mix & mingle with other 11th District Democrats.   Cash bar, cash food, free friendship.

   Membership Meeting with Governor Candidate Mark Schauer, Guest Speaker.  April 15Saturday, 10:30 to Noon.  Plus Salute to Candidates -- introductions of all our candidates for national and state office.   At MEA Conference Center, 2625 East Oakley Park Rd, Commerce Township 48390.  At next month's meeting we will salute our candidates for county, local and school board offices.

11th DISTRICT PHONE BANK STARTS MONDAY, MARCH 3, 6;30 to 8:30 PM, at Oakland County Democratic Party HQ, 24445 Northwestern Hwy (Lodge service drive near 10 Mile), Southfield 48075.  Phone bank every Monday, same place.   For information and to register, contact Carla Meier:  248-689-1815, emailcarlajmeier@yahoo.com


 
BE A PRECINCT DELEGATE. Get registration form (affidavit) at next Democratic meeting,  complete form there.  Or get form at the MDP website - click on
  http://www.michigandems.com/become-precinct-delegate-now   Bring form to your next Democratic meeting. 


 
CANDIDATE REGISTRY.  The Michigan Democratic Party wants to instruct candidates (including precinct delegate candidates) on campaign best practices in all areas of campaigning.  Sign in today - click on  http://www.michigandems.com/candidate-registry


 
CANDIDATE HOTLINE - answers to all your campaign questions,  for all 11th District candidates.  Contact Gwen Markham (gwenmarkham@gmail.com248-921-9336) or Pam Jackson (pjandaway@yahoo.com248-767-4240).


 
CALL FOR CANDIDATES.  Thinking of becoming a candidate for elected office?.  Great!  Plenty of help available.  Fear not.  Please call me.  Your Party needs candidates for county commissisoner, state house of representatives, state senate, US House of Representatives.


 
MDP EMAIL -register to get late breaking news from MDP and Chairman Lon Johnson.  Click onhttp://www.michigandems.com/email 


 
11th DISTRICT BOOSTERS. Find your name on our booster honor roll.  Show your booster pride.  Become a booster today.  We need YOU.   Click on


 
THIRD SATURDAY OF EACH MONTH - date for our general membership meetings


MONTHLY WEBINAR TRAINING MDP training on your home computer in key action areas such as  political organizing, compliance with legal requirements, increasing membership.  Click on MDP website -- www.michigandems.com
 
Friends, that's it for now.  Keep charging forward.  In-it-to-win-it.  Please call with questions, problems, Jim

Eleventh Congressional District of Michigan
Democratic Party

General Membership Meeting for All Democrats

This coming Saturday, March 15, 10:30 to Noon  (Doors Open at 9:30)

Guest Speaker:  Lon Johnson, Chair of the Michigan Democratic Party
                                  Topic:  My Plan for Winning in November
 
Plus:  Our two US House candidates speaking on the Affordable Care Act
 
Plus:  Victory Campaign 2014 Update

At MEA Center, 2625 East Oakley Park Rd (2nd building in northwest corner
of intersection of Martin Drive & East Oakley Park Rd), Commerce Township 48390.
Map?  Click on mymap

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

All Eleventh District Democrats

Eleventh Congressional District of Michigan
Democratic Party


TO:   All Eleventh District Democrats

FROM:  Jim Gualdoni, Chair (tel 248-624-7228)


Here are some important news items - starting with a list of coming events.


    CLUB 11 March 6Thursday, 6 - 8 PM - at Peabody's Dining & Spirits, 34965 Woodward (corner of Maple), Birmingham 48009.  Drop in for 10 minutes or 2 hours at this purely social get-together, a chance to meet other proud Democrats in our 11th District.    Cash bar, cash food, free friendship.


   Membership Meeting with Guest Speaker Lon JohnsonChair of the Michigan Democratic PartyMarch 15Saturday, 10:30 AM to Noon.    Topic:  how to win in November.  At MEA conference center, 2625 East Oakley Park Rd (northwest corner of traffic-circle intersection with Martin Drive), Commerce Township 48390.  Doors open at 9:30.


   CLUB 11 - April 3Thursday, 6 - 8 PM:   - At Andiamo Livonia.  Easy to find:  38703 Seven7 Mile (1,000 feet west of I-275), Livonia 48152.  Drop in for 10 minutes or 2 hours.  A purely social meeting -  mix & mingle with other 11th District Democrats.   Cash bar, cash food, free friendship.


   Membership Meeting with Governor Candidate Mark Schauer, Guest Speaker.  April 15Saturday, 10:30 to Noon.  At MEA Conference Center in Commerce Township. 


11th DISTRICT PHONE BANK STARTS MONDAY, MARCH 3, 6;30 to 8:30 PM, at Oakland County Democratic Party HQ, 24445 Northwestern Hwy (Lodge service drive near 10 Mile), Southfield 48075.  Phone bank every Monday, same place.   For information and to register, contact Carla Meier:  248-689-1815, emailcarlajmeier@yahoo.com


BE A PRECINCT DELEGATE. Get registration form (affidavit) at next Democratic meeting,  complete form there.  Or get form at the MDP website - click on
  http://www.michigandems.com/become-precinct-delegate-now   Bring form to your next Democratic meeting. 


CANDIDATE REGISTRY.  The Michigan Democratic Party wants to instruct candidates (including precinct delegate candidates) on campaign best practices in all areas of campaigning.  Sign in today - click on  http://www.michigandems.com/candidate-registry


CANDIDATE HOTLINE - answers to all your campaign questions,  for all 11th District candidates.  Contact Gwen Markham (gwenmarkham@gmail.com248-921-9336) or Pam Jackson (pjandaway@yahoo.com248-767-4240).


CALL FOR CANDIDATES.  Thinking of becoming a candidate for elected office?.  Great!  Plenty of help available.  Fear not.  Please call me.  Your Party needs candidates for county commissisoner, state house of representatives, state senate, US House of Representatives.


MDP EMAIL -register to get late breaking news from MDP and Chairman Lon Johnson.  Click onhttp://www.michigandems.com/email 


11th DISTRICT BOOSTERS. Find your name on our booster honor roll.  Show your booster pride.  Become a booster today.  We need YOU.   Click on


THIRD SATURDAY OF EACH MONTH - date for our general membership meetings


MONTHLY WEBINAR TRAINING MDP training on your home computer in key action areas such as  political organizing, compliance with legal requirements, increasing membership.  Click on attachment (at top of page) for schedule. 



Friends, that's it for now.  Keep charging forward.  In-it-to-win-it.  Please call with questions, problems, Jim