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Monday, November 12: Veteran's Day (observed).
Monday, November 12, Noon: Democrats of Greater Tucson luncheon, Dragon's View Restaurant (400 N. Bonita, South of St. Mary's Road between the Freeway and Grande Avenue, turn South at Furr's Cafeteria), buffet lunch costs $8.50. No DGT in observance of Veterans Day. Visit DGT's web site at www.tucsondemocrats.org. Next Week: Speaker TBD. Reminder: DGT Board nominations, first day, is November 19. DGT Board nominations, second day, is November 26. DGT Election is December 3.
Monday, November 12, 6:30 p.m.: Pima County Democratic Party Executive Committee meeting.
Monday, November 12, 7:00 p.m.: Democrats of Oro Valley meeting, at the Oro Valley Library (large meeting room) located at the corner of La Canada and Naranja Drive. Democrats of Oro Valley Presents “The WIN (Women Ignite NOW) Project” featuring Senator Paula Aboud. This important presentation encourages inter-generational advocacy for women’s rights in Arizona and elsewhere. Powerful women’s personal stories are read in a brief video to be shown. The importance of being vigilant whenever legislation about women and families are brought to the Arizona state legislature will be stressed. The meeting is open to the public at no cost. For more information, please visit www.demsov.org or contact Mike Dayton at (520) 742-3774.
Tuesday, November 13, 6:00 p.m.: Cochise County Democratic Party's annual volunteer awards dinner, at the Pueblo Del Sol Country Club, 2700 St. Andrews Drive (Sierra Vista). We will have some very nice pieces from local artists for our silent auction, just in time for Christmas! No host bar. Tickets are available at the CCDC HQ 1010 E. Fry Blvd. in Sierra Vista. Ticket Price is $75 with $50 going to Support the local party. For more information please RSVP to Tom Wisniewski at ATW47@aol.com or (520) 456-7160.
Wednesday, November 14, Noon: Northside Democrats Club meeting, at Lindy's at Redline Sports Grill, 445 W. Wetmore Road (just West of Oracle Road). Featured speaker is former Attorney General Terry Goddard on "Elections 2012: The Good, The Bad & Oops!" Please arrive a few minutes early if you plan to order from the menu – food & beverages available for purchase. No charge, all welcome. Stay for free coffee and cookies after the program and socialize with fellow Democrats. For more information please contact Rod McLeod at (520) 297-0095 or at email@example.com.
Saturday, November 17, 9:30 a.m.: Arizona Democratic Party Fall State Committee Meeting, at Dobson High School, 1501 W. Guadalupe Road (Mesa). Registration at 9:30 a.m., Call to Order 1:30 p.m. Click here for the official notice of the November State Committee Meeting.
Note: for additional Democratic Party events around the state see http://azdem.org/events/Calendar/.
DCSRA Discussion Group
Wednesdays, 11:00 a.m.: Democratic Club of the Santa Rita Area hosts a Current Events Discussion Group at Green Valley Democratic Party HQ, Continental Shopping Plaza, 240 W. Continental Road (exit 63), Upstairs Meeting Room (elevator is available). Join us at the weekly meeting of the Democratic Headquarters Current Events Discussion Group. We'll talk about some of the major events of the previous week, including but not limited to political topics, and try and go behind the news for a deeper understanding. For more information, please contact Amy Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
NEW DAY! Wednesdays, 6:00 p.m.: Drinking Liberally, at The Shanty, 401 E. 9th Street (at 4th Avenue). An informal, inclusive progressive social group, and lively discussion. Contact: www.livingliberallytucson.org.
Saturday November 17 to Saturday December 1: Legislative District Reorganization Meetings. Only precinct committepersons elected at the August primary are eligible to participate including voting, election to district offices, or selection as a State Committee Member. This is for the 2013-2014 term.
Monday, November 19, 6:00 p.m.: Cochise County Democratic Party general meeting, at Cochise County Democratic Party HQ, 1010 E. Fry Blvd. (Sierra Vista). Featured speaker is Fred DuVal. For more information please contact email@example.com or (520) 458-9467.
Monday, November 19, 6:30 p.m.: Saguaro Eastside Democrats meeting, at the New Spirit Lutheran Church, 8701 E. Old Spanish Trail (on the northeast corner at Camino Seco). The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. with light refreshments and time for socializing. The formal program will begin at 7 p.m. Featured speakers sre newly elected Sen. Steve Farley, Arizona Corproation Commissioner Paul Newman, and George Villec, owner of GeoInnovations, a solar installation company, for a panel discussion of the effects of this month’s elections on the future of solar energy policy and programs in Arizona. All meetings of SED are free and open to the public. For more information please contact Pat Wiedhopf at (520) 850-6755.
Monday, November 19, 7:00 p.m.: Legislative District 11 (Pima County only) Biennial Reorganization meeting, at Oro Valley Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive. Election of Officers and selection of State Committee members for 2013. For more information please contact Mike Dayton at firstname.lastname@example.org or (520) 742-3774.
Thursday, November 22: Thanksgiving Day.
Monday, November 26, 6:00 p.m.: Legislative District 3 Biennial Reorganization meeting, at Downtown Main Library, 101 N. Stone Avenue (parking in garage under library). Election of Officers and selection of State Committee members for 2013. For more information please contact Caitlin Jensen at email@example.com or (520) 971-0905.
Tuesday, November 27, 6:30 p.m.: Legislative District 9 Biennial Reorganization meeting, at Northwest Medical Center, La Paloma Urgent Care Community Classroom, 4001 E. Sunrise Drive (Tucson). Election of Officers and selection of State Committee members for 2013. For more information please contact Brian Clymer at firstname.lastname@example.org or (520) 323-1234.
Wednesday, November 28, 7:00 p.m.: Legislative District 10 Biennial Reorganization meeting, at Pima County Democratic Party HQ, 4639 E. 1st Street (one block South of Speedway and West of Swan). Election of Officers and selection of State Committee members for 2013. For more information please contact Matt Kopec at email@example.com or (520) 400-3020.
Saturday, December 1, 10:00 a.m.: Legislative District 2 Biennial Reorganization meeting, at Green Valley Democratic Party HQ, Continental Shopping Plaza, 240 W. Continental Road (exit 63), Upstairs Meeting Room (elevator is available). Election of Officers and selection of State Committee members for 2013. For more information please contact Laurie Cirrincione at firstname.lastname@example.org or (520) 625-3133.
Saguaro Eastside Democrats 2nd Annual Wine and Cheese Party
Saturday December 15, 4:00 p.m.: Saguaro Eastside Democrats present the 2nd Annual Wine and Cheese Party, at the Civano HOA Activity Center, 10501 E. Seven Generations Way (off Houghton Road). Winemaster is Yvonne Foucher (owner of Cata Vinos Wine Shoppe). Tickets are $20 per person in advance, $25 at the door (includes wine, cheese, holiday fun and door prizes). Make checks payable to "Saguaro Eastside Demcorats" or pay secure online: https://secure.actblue.com/page/winter. For more information please contact Steve Gall at email@example.com or (520) 777-3000.