Welcome to the website of the Whatcom County Democratic Party. Our goal is to keep you informed, interested and involved in our local political activities. Please check our monthly calendar to stay updated on all our events. Click on "Calendar" at the top left side to get an expanded monthly view.
Mark your Calendars: The Eleanor Roosevelt Dinner is Back!
The 2015 Eleanor Roosevelt Dinner will be held on Sunday, May 17, at the Silver Reef Events Center. Join us for a fabulous Northwest buffet featuring salmon and steak, a dynamic keynote speaker, and great entertainment. Our guest list includes local environmental groups, labor groups, local Tribal Nations as well as local and state level elected officials and party notables. All Democrats are welcome. Until March 31, tickets are $45 each, and tables of ten are $400. After March 31, tickets are $50 or $475 per table. Purchase tickets at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1342546 or call us at 647-7661.
by Daydre Phillips Have you been working to get our Democratic candidates elected? If you haven’t found the right activity for you, try the Outreach Committee! Join us to have some fun and do some good. We will hand out palm cards featuring our Endorsed Democrats at the next two Gallery Walks, the Farmers Market and Fairhaven Halloween!
Get involved and learn all about what we are doing at an Outreach Committee meeting November 23, time and place to be announced.
Complementary Healthcare Practitioners Alliance (CHPA) Members to Speak About their experiences in healthcare in Whatcom county.
Thursday, October 24, 2013, 7 PM.
St. Luke’s Community Health Education Center, 3333 Squalicum Parkway, Bellingham, Near St. Joseph’s Hospital.
Sponsored by United for National Healthcare (360) 398-2295. supporter@unitedforhealthcare . org,
Last month’s Grassroots article “Be Part Of The Excitement” neglected to mention some of our endorsed candidates. Roxanne Murphy is running for the Bellingham City Council At Large position, Gene Knutson is running for Bellingham City Council Ward 2 and Michael Lilliquist is running for Bellingham City Council in Ward 6. Please support these fine candidates!
by Catherine Chambers
While the opponents are trying to dodge the voters, our candidates want more face time! This year we are rolling out FLASH FORUMS. All we need is a level driveway, a lawn, or even a street corner, where we will gather neighbors to talk with the candidates for 45 minutes. This is a great opportunity for candidates to have an extended conversation with voters about the issues that really matter to them, from Lake Whatcom to the jail to economic development. We just can't get that with one-minute Q and A at structured forums.
by Daydre Phillips
Join us in Ferndale’s Fiesta Patrias Parade , the last parade of the year . It takes place on Saturday, Sept 7, starting at noon. We are meeting at 11 AM at the corner of Alder and Main in Ferndale.
Thursday, September 26, 2013, 7 pm, St. Luke’s Community Health Education Center, 3333 Squalicum Parkway, Bellingham WA.
Lynnette Treen, RN.
This is your opportunity to learn how the federal health care law, the Affordable Care Act, will affect you:
Our monthly meeting will be held on Thursday, September 12 th , in the Parkway Village Clubhouse (2015 24 th Street) beginning at 11:30. There will be an “indoor picnic” lunch. Parkway Village is located on the south side of Old Fairhaven Parkway—turn on 24 th by Fairhaven Vet. Parkway Village will be on the left side. Once inside the complex, the second right will open into the parking area for the Clubhouse. For more information call Linda Pace at 734-1697.
Your used household items can be used to help the Democrats win. We need yard sale items to be sold at the Whatcom Democrats Annual Yard Sale. It’s time to clean out your garages and attics! Items may be dropped off at our office, at a residence near the hospital, or a residence near Sehome Village. If none of those locations are convenient, we may be able to pick up the items. Call our office at 647-7661 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to make arrangements.