August CCDP Newsletter

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Upcoming Meetings & Dates to Remember

  • Thursday, Aug. 16th: Soldier's Reunion Festival and Parade Come see us at the Soldier's Reunion in downtown Newton this Thursday, August 16th, 2018! The Catawba Valley Democratic Veterans booth will be on the Courthouse Square at 9am and we will be in the parade after 4pm! Everyone is welcome, especially Veterans of any service.

  • Saturday, Aug. 18th: Dem Women's Monthly Meeting Join the Dem women, from 12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m. (or come at noon with your lunch!) Special guest speaker will be Elizabeth Lamb-Scronce with Moms Demand Action.

  • Sunday, Aug. 26th: 2018 Century Club Dinner Purchase your ticket online and plan to join us! Deadline to register is Tue. Aug. 21st.

  • Wed., Aug. 29th - Mon, Sept. 3: American Legion Fair Hickory Democratic Veterans will have booth and our candidates will each have one night each to be present and speak with fair goers. Stop by to say hello or volunteer to work the booth.

  • Sat., Sept. 8th: Young Democrats Monthly Meeting 1 p.m., Dunkin' Donuts 1445 2nd Ave NW Hickory

  • Sat., Sept. 15th - 9th Annual Catawba Valley Pride More information on Facebook Also, Dem Women's Monthly Meeting, 12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.

  • Sun., Sept. 23rd - All-American Family Fun Fish Fry (Meet the Candidates) 3-5 p.m., Catawba Farms. Fried Fish, Hot Dogs, music by Down the Hall, Balloons by Becki, face painting, games and more! Free to attend and open to all.

  • Fri., Oct. 12 - Sun., Oct. 14: 2018 Hickory Oktoberfest Democrats will be working a booth during the weekend's festivities. Join us! Get more information.

  • EVERY DAY & NIGHT: Candidates are at headquarters making calls or working on their campaign outreach. There are also postcard writing sessions and Acts of Kindness Laci LeBlanc does on the weekends, as well as canvassing for Geniey Yang, Kim Bost, and Ric Vandett. Check our calendar to find a day and time you'd like to show up for our candidates and help them out!


A Call to Action for Volunteers

Election Day is 81 days away!! And there is a LOT of work still to be done. Our candidates are working extremely hard canvassing, phone banking, getting out in the communities around Catawba County.

But we as Democrats must step up to help get out the base come election time. With our new campaign coordinator, September McCrady, at the helm, we have a lot of exciting and essential plans on the agenda, beginning with a Democratic Party phone banking session Saturday, Aug. 18th, from 2-4 p.m. at the Dem Headquarters. Please come out and lend a hand. Bring your laptop and phone if you can.

If you check the calendar on our new website, you'll see that every single day is chock full of activities with various campaigns. You can come out any time to help any of these candidates maximize their reach.

American Legion Fair - There will be a Democratic Veterans booth at the American Legion Fair, Aug. 29-Sept 3. Candidates will each have a night to be at the booth. We are looking for more volunteers to help man the booth during these days. Please Contact Us if you are interested in helping out.

Also, we have a Get Involved form online where you can sign up to help our efforts to reach our base. We hope to hear from you and see you this Saturday!


All-American Family Fun Fish Fry - Sun. Sept. 23

The Catawba County Democratic Party will hold its first ever Meet the Candidates “All American Family Fun Fish Fry” from 3–5 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 23, at Catawba Farms, 1670 Southwest Blvd., Newton.

Open to all and free of charge, the All American Family Fun Fish Fry will be catered by Family Delights of Newton, feature country dance music by Down the Hall, Balloons by Becki, face painting, photo booth, corn hole, bean bag toss, and other games. Beverages will be provided. and beer and wine will be available for purchase from Catawba Farms.


Century Club Dinner - Sun. Aug. 26

You are cordially invited to attend this year's annual Century Club Dinner. This is our main party fundraiser for the Catawba County Democrats. Where: The Peacock Inn @ Catawba Farms, 1670 Southwest Blvd, Newton. The deadline to purchase tickets is Tuesday, Aug. 21st! You can purchase tickets easily and securely online through ActBlue!

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