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2019 Late-June eNews

posted Jul 9, 2019, 11:31 PM by Douglas County Democrats

Dear NCW Democrats and Friends,


Situations beg for our attention and communal efforts. 




Join with friends to watch the FIRST Presidential Primary Debates on June 26 and/or June 27!, Watch parties will be held at Bob’s Burgers & Brew in E Wen, Gustav’s in Leavenworth, and ***NEW***at the Haggerty home in Chelan/Manson (509-881-4435).  SignUP here to help us take a count of how many people to expect.  We’ll be set up by 5p. Come anytime during the evening.  Please plan to order dinner to support the businesses!  IF you can’t attend one of the Candidate Debate activities at these locations, consider rounding up a few friends at someone’s home and begin the analysis process.  The campaign will go on for months – watching and listening will help everyone of us become better informed.  Let us know about your experience.

Attend “Democratic Coffee Break” on Tuesday, 7/2.  We’re now meeting from 10a—noon at the NCWDem Headquarters Office. 

Volunteer to help staff our NCWDem Booth at the Wenatchee Independence Day Celebration (Walla Walla Park) on 7/4.  Be a Democrat in public.  SignUP here.

Attend our NCWDem Summer Picnic on 7/14.  SignUP here.  Meet candidates, special guests, enjoy music by The Saddle Rockers, free bbq (bring a potluck dish to share).


Local elections, candidates, Dem support links:  Democrats throughout Chelan and Douglas counties have stepped up to run for local non-partisan offices in order to serve our community.  Call or email us for suggestions about how to help them win their elections.  Donate to them, offer to help them contact voters.  Let them know you support and appreciate them.

PCO/Precinct volunteer Kickstart Campaign and orientations:  Many Democrats have received invitations and joined our “Kickstart Campaign” to begin grassroots team-building work for 2020.  Coulee Dam Democrats met for training last weekend – thank you!  Groups all over our counties are preparing to do the work to take our country back.  You’re interested?  We’ll help you every step of the way!

Robert Mueller, the report and more: Here’s a version of the complete report that is searchable:  Some interest has been expressed in holding a read-a-thon.  Watch for updates.  Also, breaking news today: Mr Mueller will testify before two committees of Congress on 7/17!

Immigration, Immigrants, and the 2020 Census:  We’re working with numerous local and statewide organizations who are collaborating to educate the public about immigration issues, prepare for upcoming elections and beyond, support new citizens—and old.  Watch for a vigil on behalf of kids and families on 7/12.




Congresswoman Kim Schrier:  Join Rep. Schrier to learn about the 2019 fire season and the next generation of GOES Satellite systems that will be deployed. This Friday at Wenatchee City Hall, 6/28, 5—6p (Doors open at 4:30). Free, but sign up here.


“Think & Drink” the inaugural event – Thank you to Aaron Woodward, Kelly Delong, and Ed Martinez for organizing the first gathering on 6/20 at Riverside Pub.  There was a great turnout.  Next event on 7/25, 6:30p at the same place.


Ongoing HQ Support:  Special thank you’s to Suzi Lane, Pam Morris, Frances Titus, and Diane Young for daily coverage to do work and keep the office open!


Donations:  Quite a few people have responded to the call for support for our local office and work.  Thank you!  Also looking for stamps, toilet paper, and other items for the office work – please see links below.

·         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

·         6/26 *CAFÉ mtg, 5:30p, 766 S Mission

·         6/26&27 FIRST Presidential Debates, (watch parties! Bob’sBurgers&Brew/E Wen, Gustav’s/Leavenworth, Chelan-Manson/Haggerty’s)

·         6/28  *Rep. Schrier Wenatchee Fire Preparedness Forum, 5-6p Wenatchee City Hall TICKETS

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

·         7/2, 7/16 Democratic “Coffee Break” 10a-noon, NCWDem HQ Office!

·         7/3 No NCWDem General Mtg (attend 7/14 picnic instead!)

·         7/4 INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION: help staff the NCWDem Booth at the Wenatchee 4th Celebration

·         7/12  Possible Lights of Liberty vigil, tba

·         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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