Come Say Hi to Ed at the Fair on Friday
Ed FitzGerald, our Democratic nominee for Governor, will be stopping by the Butler County Democratic Party Tent at the Fair on Friday from 6:00 – 6:30pm. Let’s give him a huge welcome and show him how much support he has here in Butler County. Please come by the tent to say hello to Ed. Again, he will be at the tent from 6:00 – 6:30pm on Friday, July 25.
Nina Turner in Hamilton on Saturday
State Senator Nina Turner, our Democratic Nominee for Secretary of State, will be in Hamilton for a reception to raise money for her campaign on Saturday, July 26. The event is from 2:00-5:00pm at the Council Chamber Restaurant, owned by Democrat Councilmember Archie Johnson and his wife. The minimum suggested donation is $10, and will include light appetizers. Please come out and support this event – or consider being a sponsor with a $100 donation. Checks payable to Friends of Nina Turner. For those who’ve heard Senator Turner speak, or if you haven’t heard her yet, this is a great opportunity to be inspired and fired up!
What: Reception for Senator Nina Turner for Secretary of State
Where: Council Chamber Restaurant, 863 Central Avenue, Hamilton
When: Saturday, July 26, from 2-5pm
Important Central Committee Meeting July 31
All Party Central Committee members are needed at a special meeting on Thursday, July 31, at 6:30pm at Headquarters, 224-226 Park Avenue, Hamilton. The purpose of the meeting is to officially nominate Brenda Williams as the Democratic candidate for County Commissioner. She is replacing Randy McDonald, who has withdrawn due to some job opportunities outside of the county. Brenda is a central committee member from Middletown, where she is has been a longtime community activist. We are very excited about her candidacy! According to state law, we must have a majority of our central committee members in attendance in order to nominate Brenda. If you haven’t already, please email Central Committee Chair Bruce Carter email@example.com to confirm you can attend.
Can You Help Fund Our 2014 Victory Campaign
We are half way to our goal of $5,000 raised in July to fund our Victory Campaign in the fall, including sample ballots and our field program. Can you help us raise the remaining $2,500 we need by sending a $25, $50, or $100 check today? Please mail a check made payable to the Ohio Democratic Party Federal Account to our party treasurer, Glenn Rymer, at 6440 Fairfield Rd., Oxford, OH 45056.
Thank you again for all of your support! Please see our complete calendar of events for other great events.
Chair, Butler County Democratic Party
Calendar of Events:
Tuesday, July 23, at 6:30pm – Fundraising Committee Conference Call to discuss event planning for our fall fundraisers. Dial in (712) 432-1212; code 402-625-254#. Please dial in to learn how you can help us execute our events this fall.
July 20 - 26 - Butler County Fair - The Party needs volunteers to help in our tent on Friday and Saturday from about 11am - 8pm, with 2- and 4-hour shifts available. Contact Kim at firstname.lastname@example.org to help with any shifts or with tear down on Saturday. And be sure to stop by the tent from 6:00 – 6:30 on Friday evening to say hello to the next Ohio Governor Ed FitzGerald before heading on to Suzi Rubin Night in Monroe (see below)!
Friday, July 25, from 7:00 – 11:00pm – Suzi Rubin Night sponsored by the Middletown Firefighters Local 336 and Monroe Firefighters Local 3824, at the Clubhouse Sports Grille, 250 N. Main Street, Monroe. Come out to support Suzi Rubin’s campaign for State House!
Saturday, July 26, from 2:00 – 5:00pm – Nina Turner for Secretary of State Reception, at Council Chamber Restaurant, 863 Central Avenue, Hamilton. $10 minimum suggestion donation includes light appetizers. Sponsorships start at $100. Checks payable to Friends of Nina Turner.
Thursday, July 31, at 6:30pm – Central Committee Meeting at Headquarters, 224-226 Park Avenue, to nominate Brenda Williams for County Commissioner. We need a majority of members to attend to get Brenda on the November ballot. Please plan to attend if you are on the Party’s Central Committee. RSVP to Central Committee Chair Bruce Carter at email@example.com.
Tuesday, August 5, at 5:30pm – Governing Board Meeting at headquarters. All are welcome.
Monday, August 18, at 6:30pm – Democratic Women of SW Ohio Meeting at St. Anne’s Episcopal Church, 6461 Tylersville Rd., West Chester, OH 45069. Social at 6:30; meeting at 7pm. All are welcome.
Thursday, August 21, at 7:00pm – Butler County Democratic Party Executive Committee Meeting, 224-226 Park Avenue, Hamilton, OH 45013. All are welcome to attend to learn more about opportunities to get involved in our coordinated campaign this year.
Saturday, August 23, from 4:00 – 7:00pm – Nancy Powell for Auditor Hog Roast, featuring live Appalachian style music, dinner, quilt auction and door prizes. Minimum donation of $12.00 requested for adults; $5.00 for kids 12 and under. 5023 Wayne Milford Rd., Hamilton, OH. RSVP to 513-726-4323 orNancyPowell2014@gmail.com.
Save the Dates
Saturday, September 6 from Noon – 1:30pm – Butler County Democratic Party Women’s Luncheon Honoring Our Women Candidates. This is a tentative date for a fundraising luncheon to honor the five women running in Butler County this year as well as our fantastic women statewide candidates. Details will be forthcoming, but we will be seeking to raise money for the Party’s Coordinated Campaign. Sponsorships at $100, $250 and $500 available. Please contact Jocelyn at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in sponsoring or helping with this event.
Tuesday, September 9, at 7:00pm – Butler County Progressive PAC Meet the Candidates Night, LCNB Bank Building, 30 Park Place West, Oxford. Come meet our local candidates, including Tom Poetter, Democratic candidate for Congress in the 8th District, as well as state House and countywide candidates.
Saturday, September 20 – Butler County Democratic Party Annual Trap Shoot at the Middletown Sportsmen’s Club. Details forthcoming.
In addition to the above events, we have daily and weekend canvassing from 6:30 - 9:00 on weekdays and at 10:00 and 2:00 on weekends. To learn more or to sign up for a shift on any day, please contact Michael Flores at email@example.com or by calling 440-714-0254.