John Nichols to speak on Sept. 26, meeting

John Nichols will be the guest speaker.   He has been here to speak in the past and has
been a very engaging speaker with lots of insights that many of us are not aware of.

He will speak at the Ladder House 2nd floor, Tuesday, Sept. 26 at 6:30 pm.  Doors open at 6

Don’t miss it.
PS  Beau Liegeois, Candidate for our Congressional District is also expected.

 

 

NR151 hearing on Friday, Sept. 15 UWGB

Phosphorus from manure is the primary pollutant harming surface water quality in northeast Wisconsin. Pathogens and nitrates from manure are the primary pollutant harming ground water in northeast Wisconsin.

Hearing Information:
Date:
September 15, 2017
Time:
12:00 Informational Session
1:00 Public Hearing
Location:
University of Green Bay
University Union Phoenix Rooms A, B, & C
2420 Nicolet Dr.
Green Bay, WI 54311

Park in Kress Lot

Written comments can be submitted to DNRNR151Revisions@dnr.wisconsin.gov  
The deadline for written comments is Wednesday October 4th.

 

Organization Training Session

WHEN:   Tuesday, SEPTEMBER 12, 2017, 6:00 p.m. at the Sturgeon Bay Library

WHO:

Royce Kim, Regional Organizer for Northeast Wisconsin from the Democratic Party of Wisconsin, will begin training us to get ready for a Democratic future. This is your opportunity to make a difference in the way our lives are governed. You are welcome, so plan to come.  All party members and people interested in learning how to work for our future should plan to attend.

WHY:       The 2016 Election taught us that we needed to come together as a community. Our goal is to create this community through our neighborhood action teams. These teams will be volunteer driven and will focus on taking effective actions in their communities on issues and campaigns so that we can be successful both in 2018 and in the future. This is a great opportunity to learn how you can take action in your community to make sure we fight for progressive issues such as healthcare and education and to fight for Democrats like our own Senator Tammy Baldwin. Unlike the Trump presidency, our organization will not be temporary. This is how we will turn Wisconsin Blue.

WHAT:     In our teams, folks would be responsible for their designated roles/committees, whether it is volunteer recruitment, data, direct voter contact (which could be canvasses and phone banks etc), events, and issues, to name a few possibilities so in this context we believe that everyone is a leader. The point of these roles/committees is to have an efficient and clear line of communication between the different committees as well as the overall point of contact. Every talent and skill has a role to play.

SO:    This will be work. It is not for fair weather activists.  But if you are willing to work to create a Democratic future for our county, our state and the nation, then this is for you. Come, Learn, Be Part of the Future.

We need to visit 10,000 homes to cover most of the 27,000 residence of Door County!


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Favorite 2017 Annual DPDC Potluck Picnic

HERE IS YOUR INVITATION:

Door County Democratic Party invites you to partake in a fun, good time

This is our traditional potluck gathering to meet old acquaintances, find new friends, share favorite dishes and listen to a pair of great guest speakers. This year we are adding lawn games and a cash bar (beer & wine).

The date is August 3rd, a Thursday.  The place is the same as last year.

Pavilion at Sawyer Park

Gather at The Pavilion at Sawyer Park. Social time and lawn fun begins at 4:00 pm.  Serving starts at 5:30. Each family brings a dish. Dems provide burgers, dogs, etc. Reservations required by Aug 1st.

FEATURED SPEAKERS:   

  • Bryan Kennedy, former college professor, energetic unionist, popular speaker, the current mayor of Glendale, WI
  • Kathleen Vinehout, former farmer and college professor, now serving her 2nd term as WI Senator of a western rural district

 

ADMISSION:   by ticket only

Adult Admission $10.00, Child Admission (3 thru 12) $5.00.  Seating is limited – capacity attendance expected. Order early to ensure admission.

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PICNIC DETAILS

DPDC provides hot dogs, brats, hamburgers, veggie burgers, chips,condiments and soft drinks. Picnickers provide one dish to pass per family of either salad, side dish, or desert, etc.


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Back 40, Gold and Zinc Sulfide Mine July 25

Photo from Sierra Club Wisconsin Facebook site.

A big note of praise to the Door County Board of Supervisors who  passed a Resolution Opposing the Back – 40 mine.  One of the many steps required to protect the Menominee River and the bay of Green Bay.


A note from Allin Walker:
Given the opportunity to do what they could to oppose the Back 40 Mine, today the Door County Board of Supervisors voted (voice vote so it might be off by one) 18 to 2 (one Supervisor was absent) to support the resolution opposing the mine. It was very moving that they supported the urging and testimony of Native Tribal representatives, commercial fishermen, folks that love the beaches and waters for recreation and ordinary Door County residents. Thank you to everyone who attended, worked on passage and celebrated the support vote. Leadership from Joshua was critical….. This is the kind of Coalition we have to put together to win votes and generate action!


The Resolution to Oppose the back 40 mine goes before the full board in Door County at 9:00 am July 25th for details go to                       https://www.facebook.com/events/280083505730889/ 

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Original Back – Info and Links
Please join us from 6:30 – 8:00 pm on June 6th to hear from Al Gedicks about the Back 40 Mine.click here to read more about it’s potential devastation of the Menominee River and the Bay of Green Bay.

8TH ANNUAL DPDC TOM PAINE DINNER – MAY 11

Speaker: Mark Pocan

Thomas Paine “Common Sense” Dinner and “Gray Donkey” Silent Auction returns to The Door County Fire Company

This evening of fun and fellowship, honoring Revolutionary Era progressive, Thomas Paine, commences at 5:00 pm Social Hour, cash bar and Silent Auction, 6:00 Buffet Dinner, followed by guest speakers and ending with high bidders collecting their bargains.

Mark Pocan, very dynamic successor to Tammy Baldwin in the Wisconsin Assembly and US Congress, will offer insights into the current political scene.  Bob Harlow, Democratic Candidate for Governor of Wisconsin, will also attend.

Reservations are required.  See the official announcement for complete details.

MEET MARK POCAN – SAVE THE DATE – THU 11 MAY

Meet Mark at the 8th Annual Thomas Paine Dinner. He is our featured speaker. Watch for the formal announcement with all the event details.

Rep. Mark Pocan

Congressman Mark Pocan was sworn in as the U.S. Representative for Wisconsin’s second congressional district in 2013 following 14 years in the Wisconsin State Assembly. A small business owner, union member and lifelong advocate for progressive causes, Rep. Pocan is committed to using his unique experience from both the private and public sector to fight for polices that promote job growth and support the families of south central Wisconsin. In the 115th Congress, he serves on the House Appropriations Committee where he sits on the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Education, and the Subcommittee on Agriculture. He previously served on the Budget Committee and the Committee on Education and the Workforce. Rep. Pocan is also the First Vice Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC). The First Vice Chair’s leadership responsibilities include new member recruitment to expand the Caucus and being a strong voice for progressive values in Congress.

11th ANNUAL PIE PARTY – Sun, Feb 19th – A Tasty Afternoon

PIEPARTY_FinalAbout DAVID BOWEN:

David Bowen became the youngest member of the Milwaukee County Board in 2012, one of the youngest black officials in Milwaukee history. Known for his activist work throughout the city, he is also a nationally recognized trainer for intergenerational community improvement strategies, serving on the Medical College of Wisconsin’s Violence Prevention Initiative Steering Committee and Milwaukee’s Homicide Review Commission. Read more at the following links:
Wisconsin Legislature
Wikipedia

JOIN WITH THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY OF DOOR COUNTY, WHERE EVERYONE GETS A PIECE OF THE PIE.

Open to all members and friends of DPDC. Bring a friend.

Open House Jan 31, 2017

Tuesday, Jan 31st. All progressives welcome! This is an opportunity to see where you fit into the Democratic Party of Door County. We will have tables representing various issues and action items. (Clean water, Women’s Rights, Outreach, Local Elections, etc). We will also have a table where you can share ideas and network with others. The Democratic party is what you make of it! We the people, are greater than fear! Free of charge. All ages. Light refreshments provided.  For latest upto date info click here.

Open House Jan 2016

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