AUGUST, 2019 NEWSLETTER

AUGUST 21ST MEETING AT THE ELAND DEPOT

The Shawano Dems will have their August meeting in western Shawano County at the historic Train Depot in Eland.  Beginning with a Pot Luck at 6:15 pm, the speakers and meeting will begin at 7:00 pm.  Tony Gonzalez will tell about what has driven him to become an advocate for diversity, inclusion and assimilation for the Hispanic Community in the Wausau area.  He has been actively involved in re-establishing a dialogue between the community and legislators.  He will be accompanied by Jeffrey Todd, a Certified Medical Practice Executive who now volunteers in social justice mission work.  Text or call Dan Weidner if you wish to carpool from the Shawano Civic Center leaving at 5:45 pm.

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Newsletter for July 2019

JULY 17TH MEETING

Speaking at the next meeting is Muffy Culhane from SAM 25.  She will be discussing their new facility and future fundraising events.  The Shawano Dems are thankful for the efforts of this wonderful organization which helps those who are temporarily homeless. We plan to help however we can.  The meeting will be held on July 17th at the Shawano Civic Center at 7:00 pm.

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“Dark Money”

Join us at 6:30 pm on Monday, June 24th at the Civic Center to watch this documentary film (popcorn provided):

DARK MONEY, a political thriller, examines one of the greatest present threats to American democracy: the influence of untraceable corporate money on our elections and elected officials. The film takes viewers to Montana–a front line in the fight to preserve fair elections nationwide–to follow an intrepid local journalist working to expose the real-life impact of the US Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision. Through this gripping story, DARK MONEY uncovers the shocking and vital truth of how American elections are bought and sold.

Come and bring friends:
 

PANCAKES  WITH  PROGRESSIVES

Saturday, June 29th

 9:00 am

Angie’s Main Café

132 S. Main St., Shawano

Suggested donation:  $5

Newsletter for June 2019

AG WITH PIE AND ICE CREAM

Join the Shawano Dems’ for a pie and ice cream social beginning at 6:30 pm at the Sugar Bowl (136 S. Main St.) on June 19th.  For a donation you can choose from several of Denise Riley’s delicious pies.

Shawano County certified organic farmer Rick Adamski will speak about the current status of agriculture at 7:00 pm. He will suggest solutions that can help to improve the status for farmers.  Rick currently represents eastern Wisconsin on the WI Farmers Union Board. The Dems’ meeting will follow. Continue reading

2019 Wisconsin Democrats State Convention

Photos from the 2019 Wisconsin Democrats State Convention held in Milwaukee WI. at the Potawatomi Hotel and Casino on June 1 and 2. (Left to right:  Carrie Pitt, Governor Tony Evers, Jan Koch, Patty Luff, Denise Riley, Dan Weidner and Lieutenant Governor Mandela Barns.)
(Left to right:  Patty Luff, Carrie Pitt, Jan Koch, Chuck Koch, Senator Tammy Baldwin, Dan Weidner and Denise Riley)