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2019 Early July eNews

posted Jul 9, 2019, 11:36 PM by Douglas County Democrats

Dear NCW Democrats and Friends,


We have to keep reminding ourselves that this is not normal.  Continue to fight smart to regain our vision and practice of democracy.



ATTEND *“Lights for Liberty” rally/vigil on 7/12, 8—9:30p at Wenatchee Memorial Park.  SignUP here.  On Friday July 12th, 2019, Lights for Liberty: A Vigil to End Human Concentration Camps, will bring thousands of people to locations worldwide as well as to concentration camps across the country, into the streets and into their own front yards, to protest the inhumane conditions faced by migrants.  Local events in Wenatchee, Leavenworth, Twisp, Okanogan, and elsewhere.  Bring a sign and candle. 

ATTEND the NCWDem Summer BBQ Picnic on 7/14, 5—8p at E Wenatchee Hydropark.  SignUP here.  Meet local candidates, special guest Dow Constantine (King Co Executive), enjoy music by The Saddle Rockers, free bbq (bring a potluck dish to share) and just enjoy an evening in the good company of other Democrats.  Last year, we had about 150 people attend, but only a handful have signed up so far this year.  Please use the link to let us know that you’re coming—we look forward to seeing you Sunday!

ATTEND “Democratic Coffee Break” on Tuesday, 7/16 from 10a--noon.  For the foreseeable future, we’re meeting at the NCWDem Headquarters Office. 

DON’T FORGET Mr Mueller will testify before two committees of Congress on 7/17!


ATTEND NCWDem “Think & Drink” on 7/25, 6:30—8p at Wenatchee Riverside Pub.  the second event – Thank you to Aaron Woodward, Kelly Delong, and Ed Martinez for organizing these no-host gatherings, where ideas and information are shared.


WATCH/ATTEND Second Presidential Primary Debates on July 30 and July 31.  Join your friends and neighbors at Bob's Burgers & Brew E Wen or Milepost 111 Cashmere, 5-8p.





Congresswoman Kim Schrier:  Join Rep. Schrier for two recent visits to our area, first to discuss the 2019 fire season and the next generation of GOES Satellite systems that will be deployed. Again last Saturday at Wenatchee City Hall, 7/6, to field questions from a gathering of constituents.  There was a good turnout at each of the events and Dr Kim continues to work hard to represent everyone in CD8.


Independence Day Celebration Democratic Booth:  Thank you, Pamela Pasquale, for spearheading this activity and carrying it off so well!  Thank you also to Craig Rainwater, Betsy Yount, Donna Wendt, Don Spurlock, Jim Allyn, Shelley English, Karen and Bruce Keleman, and the many folks who stopped by to say, “Hi!” to vote for their current presidential preference, and to register to vote.


Donations:  We’re pleased that so many have made contributions to support our work.  Thank you!  If you haven’t yet made a donation, here’s the info:

·         Donate

o   by cash (at the Dem HQ Office, 768 S Mission, Wenatchee – or when we see each other at events),

o   by check (Chelan Democrats, POBox 1061, Wenatchee; Douglas Co Democrats, 630 Valley Mall Pkwy #175, E Wenatchee),

o   online (via our convenient ActBlue accounts): Democrats of Chelan County  OR  Douglas County Democrats

·         SignUP to help do work at the office, to register voters, to help your neighborhood team: NCW Democrats Events & Support SignUPs.  The website for each county organization also has a volunteer form to complete and submit (use the county org links above).

We appreciate you putting “ a little skin in the game!”  Please make a donation, big or small.  Consider making it monthly.  And stop by the office for coffee or to help with ongoing work.  We’re staying in touch with voters, planning events, and have tons of data entry to accomplish this summer.


OTHER CALENDAR EVENTS: Here are some upcoming events that may be of interest.  You are welcome to join us at any or all of them! 

“ * “ indicates events sponsored by other organizations, bold blue = clickable link, yellow highlight = new or updated info

·         Mult dates“Coffee Break” at DemHQ or Pybus, Wen! 1st/3rd Tue ea mo.

·         Multi datesNCWDem Gen Mtg, DCFD#2 377 Eastmont, E Wen, 1st Wed ea mo. (except July) All are welcome. (6/5, etc)

·         Last Thurs ea month: Join us for “Think & Drink” - watch for new/recurrning evening events

·         7/12  * “Lights of Liberty” vigil, 8p Wenatchee Memorial Park, 7p Leavenworth City Hall

·         7/14  NCWDem Summer Picnic (all welcome/candidate intros)


·         7/25  “Think & Drink” social event, 6:30-?, Riverside Pub, Wenatchee (come join the conversation)

·         7/30&31 SECOND Presidential Debates, (5-8p, Bob's Burgers & Brew E Wen, Milepost 111 Cashmere)

·         8/6, 8/20 Democratic “Coffee Break” 10a-noon, NCWDem HQ Office!

·         8/6  PRIMARY ELECTION

·         8/7 NCWDem General Mtg, 6:30social/7mtg, DCFD#2MtgRm

·         8/10  NCWDem Ice Cream Social (candidate celebration)

·         8/16-18  Nason Creek Rest Stop fundraiservolunteers needed!

·         8/21-25 NCW Fair Democrat’s Booth, Waterville

·         9/multi  VoterReg events (Pybus, var markets, gatherings, etc)

·         9/3, 9/17 Democratic “Coffee Break” 10a-noon, NCWDem HQ Office!

·         9/4 NCWDem General Mtg, 6:30social/7mtg, DCFD#2MtgRm

·         9/4-8 Chelan Co Fair Democrat’s Booth, Cashmere

·         9/12&13 THIRD Presidential Debates, (watch parties! Locations tba)

·         9/13-14 *Wenatchee Fiestas Mexicanas, Lincoln Park

·         9/14 Annual Chelan-Douglas Democratic Dinner, Wenatchee Convention Ctr SAVE THE DATE!

·         9/27-29 WSDCC Mtg, Yakima

·         Oct/Nov/Dec 4th/5th/6th Presidential Debates (dates tba)

·         10/multi  VoterReg events, (Pybus, var markets, gatherings, etc)

·         10/1, 10/15 Democratic “Coffee Break” 10a-noon, NCWDem HQ Office!

·         10/2 NCWDem General Mtg, 6:30social/7mtg, DCFD#2MtgRm

·         Oct—maximum GOTV efforts (regional precinct teams, PCOs, all volunteers)

·         11/5  GENERAL ELECTION

·         11/5, 11/19 Democratic “Coffee Break” 10a-noon, NCWDem HQ Office!

·         11/6 NCWDem General Mtg, 6:30social/7mtg, DCFD#2MtgRm

·         12/3, 12/17 Democratic “Coffee Break” 10a-noon, NCWDem HQ Office!

·         12/4 NCWDem General Mtg, 6:30social/7mtg, DCFD#2MtgRm

·         12/tbd End-of-year celebration!  Gear up for 2020!

·         Plus many other dates and events to be added


Bill Miller, Chair, Democrats of Chelan County

Karen Keleman, Chair, Douglas County Democrats – HQ Office, 768 S Mission, Wen (509-436-8899)

HQ Office Hrs: Mon 10-2 (Diane), Tue 12-4 (Suzi), Wed 10-2 (Pam), Thur 3-7 (Karen), Fri 10-2 (Frances)

SignUP for upcoming NCWDem events:

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