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2014 Whatcom County Democratic Convention and Legislative District Caucuses

Submitted by John Flancher on Sun, 2014-03-09 12:39

by Catherine Chambers

April 12th, Bellingham High School 10 AM- 4 PM

2014 Democratic Legislative Brunch

Submitted by John Flancher on Sun, 2014-03-09 12:37

by Linda Pace

Plans are being finalized for this year’s Legislative Brunch. The Brunch will be held on March 22nd at Northwood Hall (3240 Northwest Avenue) in Bellingham. The doors will open at 9:30 for a coffee/social time, with catered buffet brunch beginning at 10:15. Brunch will include some vegetarian and gluten-free choices.

The Program will start about 11:00. Featured speakers include Congresswoman Suzan DelBene, State Senator Kevin Ranker, and State Representatives Kris Lytton and Jeff Morris.

Democratic Women’s Club

Submitted by John Flancher on Sun, 2014-03-09 12:36

Our next meeting will be on Thursday, March 13 th , at Jalapenos Restaurant in Barkley Village beginning at 11:30. The address is 2945 Newmarket Place, Suite 101. Our featured speaker will be Kate Blystone, Program Director at ReSources, who will be talking with us about water issues. For more information or to RSVP, please call Linda Pace at 734-1697.

Development Committee

Submitted by John Flancher on Sun, 2014-03-09 12:35

by Catherine Chambers

The Development Committee needs your help! In order to maintain an office, support candidates and run campaigns it takes money and creativity. We need your participation to remain an active and viable county party. Our fundraising events this year need committee chairs. We have an exciting line-up of events so don't be the person sitting on the sidelines. Be the creative spark to organize and help our events be successful! If you are willing to head up an event, contact Catherine at 595-4879.

Democrats Remember Anne Atkeson

Submitted by John Flancher on Sun, 2014-03-09 12:34

by Catherine Chambers

Eighteen months after a fall left her a quadriplegic, longtime activist Anne Atkeson died as she lived- deliberately and on her own terms. In 1988, Anne worked on the Jesse Jackson for President organization in Whatcom County. She took the lead and brought a well-honed technology for door-to-door canvassing and getting out the vote.

As a result, Jesse Jackson would win a majority of the votes in the Democratic caucuses in Whatcom County. On the heels of the results here in the county, the Whatcom County Rainbow Coalition was born.

A Tale of Two Legislative Districts...

Submitted by John Flancher on Sun, 2014-03-09 12:33

by Gwen Groden, Naomi Murphy and Aileen Satushek

Outreach Committee Report

Submitted by John Flancher on Sun, 2014-03-09 12:32

by Daydre Phillips

Riley Sweeney, one of the Whatcom Democrats' two Vice Chairs and local political blogger extraordinaire, ( came to our last meeting to talk about our strategy for the next election. We also discussed our new subcommittees: Activities Booths, Parades etc, PCO Recruitment, Letter Writing, and Diversity Outreach. There are so many great things to be involved in.

Volunteer Party

Submitted by John Flancher on Sun, 2014-03-09 12:12

Thursday, March 27, 7 PM

St. Luke’s Community Health Education Center

3333 Squalicum Parkway, Bellingham.

You are invited to a party with food and music celebrating United for National Healthcare’s volunteers. Meet our volunteers and learn what they are doing to win a non-profit single payer health care program in Washington State that will cover everyone at a cost we can afford. Admission free. For more information on this event, contact Aileen Satushek


Membership Meeting

Submitted by John Flancher on Sun, 2014-02-09 15:18

Thursday, February 20th

7:00 - 9:00 PM

Norway Hall

1419 N. Forest St Bellingham (between Champion & Magnolia)

All Democrats Welcome

2014 Central Committee Program Schedule

Submitted by John Flancher on Sun, 2014-02-09 15:17

by Catherine Chambers