Come see the real deal…

US Senator Mark Udall and 4th Congressional candidate Vic Meyers in Longmont TOMORROW.

Instead of throwing a shoe at the TV, set the cynicism aside — for just a minute — and remember why we vote: There are serious issues at stake. And seriously good candidates who need your support.

Mark and Vic will be at Longmont’s Coordinated Campaign office TOMORROW, Monday, October 20th, at 5pm (700 Ken Pratt Blvd, Ste 122a. Enter from Pratt Pkwy, then a quick left, north of Big Lots).

This isn’t sound bytes, this is honest conversation with Senator Udall, an elected public servant who cares about Colorado and our nation with a proven history of fighting for the right things — and with first time congressional candidate, Vic Meyers, who’s not afraid to scrap with Ken Buck over the issues he believes are important to the folks of the 4th CD.

Senator Udall and Vic Meyers will also be at the CC Longmont office on November 1st at 11:30amwe’ll keep you posted on updates…

Join us and please…bring a friend! AND THANKS FOR ALL THAT YOU DO! 

(Meanwhile, take a look at KUSA’s Kyle Clark asking Cory YET AGAIN how the Federal Life At Conception Act, which he still sponsors, isn’t a Personhood measure…share widely!)

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Get Out the Vote (GOTV)

ALL HANDS ON DECK!
Recruit your kids, tell your friends, tell your neighbors…

Volunteer to hand out the Boulder County Democratic Party Voter Guide THIS WEEKEND, October 11-12, starting at 10am each day.

Unlike Republicans, Democrats and Independents often don’t vote in non-presidential elections. Just because things are going so well in Colorado (Democratic majority, civil unions, job growth, etc.) is no reason to be complacent. If we don’t Get Out The Vote (GOTV), we could lose our momentum and what we’ve worked so hard for!

ALL ELECTIONS IN COLORADO ARE MAIL IN BALLOT. You will receive your ballot NEXT WEEK.WE KNOW HOW GRASSROOTS IS DONE. Come be a part of this exciting GOTV effort! Here’s our strategy —

STEP ONE, VOTER GUIDE PROJECT LAUNCH, October 11–12, 10am and 1pm for group launches (but anytime works): Pick up walking lists and Voter Guides at Longmont GOTV HQ — Pat Davis’ house, 1709 Harvard St (17th and Harvard just west of Hover). 2 hours of your time. You’ve probably received the BCDP Voter Guide in the past, delivered to you by a fellow Dem. People look forward to getting this helpful guide, which encourages folks (plus makes it easy) to VOTE THE WHOLE BALLOT, lists all the Democratic candidates, recommendations on the ballot issues, as well as all pertinent voter information.
Our goal is to get all the voter guides out by the following weekend (October 18–19).

STEP TWO, BALLOT CHASE by phone: Meet at Pat’s house to phone bank during these times, to urge folks to turn in their ballot —
•10/22 (Wed) 5:00-8:00pm
•10/26  (Sun) 2:00-5:00pm
•10/30 (Thurs.) 5:00-8:00)

STEP THREE, VOTE NOTES on 11/1, 11/2 & 11/3: Pick up lists at Pat’s house. You’ll be taping reminder slips to doors telling folks that these are the FINAL DAYS to get their ballot in! (The last day to mail is October 30th, but you can drop off in person until Nov. 4, 7pm.)

If you’ve never done this before, we’ll walk you through it. You’ll meet great people and feel GOOD about doing your part, as well as massive appreciation from us and the folks whose door you knock on!

AREN’T YOU SICK OF THOSE ADS? Help us out…afterall, THIS is the exciting part of elections!

THANKS FOR ALL THAT YOU DO!

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Thanks to all who attended…

THIS Wednesday, October 1, 6:30pm,
Front Range Community College, Community Room.

 

Longmont Area Democrats is excited to have Maggie Fox, whose rich and tireless history in environmental work is something Colorado can truly be proud of. She’ll speak to us about Senator Mark Udall’s message for Longmont, as well as her thoughts on the election and other candidates.

We’ll have refreshments and mixing from 6:30–7pm, then Maggie will speak and answer questions.

We’ll end the meeting with announcements and a ballot review…

COME EARLY FOR TAMALES…Red or Green Chili. $12/dozen(a buck a tamale!). We’d like to know how many to have on hand, so send us an email at longmontareadems@gmail.com to reserve yours!

Please join us…and please, bring a friend! THIS Wednesday, October 1, 6:30pm, Front Range Community College, 2121 Miller Drive, Classroom Building (east side of Miller Drive), Community Room. (go in door C4, go left, past the cafeteria, Community Room is on the right across from the bathrooms.)

MORE ON MAGGIE FOX:

Maggie grew up in North Carolina, but fell in love with the West when she began her career as a teacher and community organizer on the Navajo and Hopi Reservations of Arizona and New Mexico. She met her future husband, Mark Udall, while working for Outward Bound. The couple bonded over a shared passion for the outdoors and Colorado’s special way of life, and have never looked back.

This spring Maggie stepped down as the President and CEO of The Climate Reality Project, formerly known as the Alliance for Climate Protection. Since joining the group in early 2009, Maggie led a campaign to help citizens around the world discover the truth about the climate crisis and take meaningful steps to bring about change. Along with former Vice President Gore, Maggie has participated in training thousands of climate educators from around the world, most recently in Beijing, Jakarta, Istanbul and Johannesburg.

Maggie has served on the boards of numerous environmental and women’s organizations. She currently serves on the board of the Green Fund and was honored by the Women’s Council on Energy and the Environment as the 2010 Woman of the Year.

Maggie is past National President of America Votes, a progressive coalition of over 60 organizations spearheading the largest voter mobilization and education effort in the nation. Prior to that Maggie worked with the Sierra Club, including five years as its Deputy Executive Director. She led numerous federal, state and regional policy campaigns on climate change, energy policy, Western public lands and water, Native American natural resource issues, and agricultural reform, as well spearheading the club’s partnerships in the broader progressive community.

Maggie lives with her husband in Eldorado Canyon, Colorado. They have two children.

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Our Longmont Fun-Raiser! THIS Thursday!

The OUR LONGMONT group has done fantastic work for our community. Here’s a fun opportunity to support what they do, and help them to continue doing it!

THIS THURSDAY, September 25th:
“The Producers”
Jesters Dinner Theater
224 Main Street in Longmont
(parking on the south side of the theatre)

TICKETS: $40

Call 303-652-8466 for more information or for other purchasing options.

CLICK BELOW TO GET YOUR TICKETS! (tickets on sale until TOMORROW, TUESDAY, September 23!)
or go to: ourlongmont.org/producers/
Flyer

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What’s Up with the Mall?

Thanks to all who attended last Wednesday night…

Find out Wednesday, September 3rd  6:30pm
Front Range Community College  Community Room


The health of our community relies on a healthy local economy
and the status of Twin Peaks Mall is at the heart of that. 
Come find out what the contract means.

We’ll have David Starnes, Manager of Longmont’s Redevelopment & Revitalization Division and the Executive Director of the Longmont Urban Renewal Authority, and who was instrumental in preparing the contract to answer your questions.

Questions like: Are COP’s (Certificates of Participation) common in municipalities? Why was Sports Authority included in the mall when it is not a “new” business? Why was New Mark Merrill allowed to sell the land to Sam’s Club? As well as any other questions you might have…

Please join us…and please, bring a friend! Next Wednesday, September 3rd, 6:30pm, Front Range Community College, 2121 Miller Drive, Classroom Building (east side of Miller Drive), Community Room. (go in door C4, go left, past the cafeteria, Community Room is on the right across from the bathrooms.)

PLUS! Back by popular demand: We’ll be selling frozen fresh homemade TAMALES before the meeting. Red or Green Chili. $10/dozen. We‘d like to know how many to have on hand, so send us an email at longmontareadems@gmail.com to reserve yours!

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House Majority Project Fundraiser!

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TOMORROW, Tuesday, August 26th
5:30-7:00pm

 At the home of
Judy and John McGoogan 

2208 Tamarron Lane 

Lafayette, Co 80026

Please Join Host 
Representative Mike Foote 
with Guest Speakers 
Speaker of the House Mark Ferrandino 
and 
House Majority Leader 
Dickie Lee Hullinghorst 
And the Growing Host Committee: 
Mayor Christine Berg, Lee Berg, Don & Karen Brown, Joel Davidow, Pete & Joan Dawson, Joyce & Bob Fischer, District Attorney Stan Garnett, RJ Harrington, Dwight High, John Hoebel & Lu Wright, Dr. Keaton Howe, Arthur Howe, Larry Hoyt, Annmarie Jensen, Senator Matt Jones, Linda Lee, Rev. Dr. Reo Leslie, Pete Maguire, Sally Martin, Bob Miller, Jana & Chris Petersen, Hon. Jay Ruggeri, Linda Shoemaker, Representative Jonathan Singer, Luc Trudel, David Walsh, Hon. Paul Weissmann, and Jake Williams 

Here’s your chance to meet and support our exemplary and personable state reps who do the heavy lifting for the citizens of Colorado during session and throughout the year.

Keeping our democratic majority in our State House means that our representatives can continue the good work they are doing! (and when they are in the minority, they are spending precious time blocking bad bills!) www.coloradohousemajority.com

THANKS FOR ALL THAT YOU DO!

Suggested Contribution: $100. Contributions accepted in advance online or at the door!

Can’t attend?: Contribute online here. 

For any questions, to join the Host Committee, or to RSVP, please contact Katie Wallace at wallace.katie1@gmail.com or at (303) 886-2585

The House Majority Project is an initiative of the Colorado Democratic Party, www.coloradodems.org. All contributions to the House Majority Project are aggregated with contributions to the Democratic Senate Campaign Fund and the Colorado Democratic Party and are limited to $2,825 per calendar year for individuals, sole proprietorships, LLPs, LLCs and state PACs, and $14,225 per calendar year for Small Donor Committees. Contributions from corporations, labor unions, foreign governments, and non-U.S. citizens are prohibited. Contributions are not tax deductible. 

House Majority Project | PO Box 181413 | Denver, CO 80218 | (303) 623-4775

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LAD Garage Sale Fundraiser 8/23/14

Thanks to all who came out for our Garage Sale! The money we earned will fund future LAD projects, rental of meeting space, etc. THANK YOU!
Garage Sale
At Pat Davis’ house  Saturday, August 23rd (one day only)  1709 Harvard Street, Longmont  8am–3pm
Please help us out by either donating items (please price them yourself) or purchasing items at the sale! You can start dropping off stuff everyday after 4pm through August 22…Thanks for contributing items! PLEASE NOTE: NO ELECTRONICS. We’ve had too many requests for electronics of all sizes and don’t want to be left to pay for recycling. Thanks for your understanding.

All unsold garage sale items will be donated to charity after the sale. If you want to donate large furniture, please call Pat beforehand so she can make space for it. Please call Pat with any questions: 303/772-8307 or email Pat at davisps@comcast.net

THANKS FOR ALL THAT YOU DO!

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Fundraiser for Joe Neguse

 

Please Join
Representative Mike Foote
And the Growing Host Committee:

BVSD Board of Education President Laurie Albright, Mayor Christine Berg, Lee Berg, Don Brown, Joel Davidow, City Councilmember Tom Dowling, Joyce & Bob Fischer, District Attorney Stan Garnett, Spencer Guthrie, Dwight High, John Hoebel & Lu Wright, Larry Hoyt, Senator Matt Jones, Andrea Kutinsky, Linda Lee, Rev. Dr. Reo Leslie, Sally Martin, Bob Miller, Susan Morris, Mayor Bob Muckle & Melanie Muckle, City Councilmember Gustavo Reyna, Lesley Smith, Hon. Paul Weissmann, and Jake Williams

For a Fundraising Reception and Conversation with

Joe Neguse

In support of his 2014 campaign for Secretary of State of Colorado

Wednesday August 6th 

5:30pm – 7:00pm 

The Blue Parrot 

640 Main St 

Louisville, CO 80027

Suggested Contribution: Host $150; Host Committee $100; Guest $50; Activist $25 

Can’t attend?: Contribute online here. 
Please RSVP to: RSVP@JoeNeguseForColorado.com 

www.joeneguseforcolorado.com

Get to know Joe here:

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Everybody Loves a Parade…

…and DONUTS! and FREE T SHIRTS! 

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THIS SATURDAY, AUGUST 2  8AM  Roosevelt Park Pavilion  North Side, 8th Ave, at GREEN 46
Come walk with LAD, Boco Dems, congressional candidate (CD4) VIC MEYERS, and your State Rep. JONATHAN SINGER (HD11), THIS SATURDAY, AUG 2, at the Boulder County Fair Parade. Walk, ride on a float, carry signs and banners, wear candidate t-shirts, or a cowboy hat (if you have one!) and show Longmont that you’re a proud Democrat!There will be DONUTS! And for the FIRST SIX PEOPLE, FREE VIC MEYERS T-SHIRTS! 

Don’t be shy! People are still surprised there are Democrats in Longmont. But we know there are plenty, and our ballots are proof! PLUS, we’ve got great candidates that NEED OUR SUPPORT.

And it’s FUN! 

Kiwannis Rules have changed this year: YOU HAVE TO CHECK IN AT 8am (parade starts at 9:30am) to walk with fellow Dems. Go to GREEN 46 (that’s our place # in the parade) and check in. If you have questions before Saturday, please call Pat Davis at 303/772-8307(H) or 303/502-7868(C). If you get to Roosevelt Pavilion the day of the parade, and can’t find us, or they won’t let you in, mention GREEN 46 and call Pat on her cell. See you there Saturday morning!…AND THANKS FOR ALL THAT YOU DO!

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Annual LAD Picnic THIS Saturday!


LAD ANNUAL PICNIC! SATURDAY, JULY 26TH: Joan and Bob Peck’s house, 1935 Spruce in Longmont. FUN and MUSIC! Parking along Spruce and in their driveway at the end of Donovan (2 blocks south of Spruce). Hamburgers, hotdogs and soft drinks provided. Please bring a side dish to share and your own place setting.

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