May 2005 Newsletter

Longmont Area Democrats May 2005 Newsletter

Next Monthly Meeting

Wednesday, June 1, 7-9 PM

Longmont Public Works Facility,

375 Airport Road, Longmont

The theme of the next June monthly meeting will be Education. Our guest speakers will be Jared Polis (State Board of Education), Sandi Searls (President, St. Vrain Valley School Board) , and Kathy Hall (Vice President, St. Vrain Valley School Board).

Please bring non perishable food items for the OUR Center. The meeting will start promptly at 7 pm.

Next Movie

None scheduled

Table of Contents

News Updates & Alerts

Upcoming Events

Check These Out

Mission Statement

Executive Board Members

News Updates & Alerts


We have a booth at the Saturday May 21st Erie Town Fair. Volunteers are needed to serve two hour shifts.

Please notify Bev Springer (303-774-1953 or if you are able to volunteer.

We have a booth at the Saturday July 9th Rhythm on the River. Volunteers are needed to serve two hour shifts.

Please notify Bev Springer (303-774-1953 or if you are able to volunteer.

Are you good with scrapbooks? We need someone to take on the job of keeping the Longmont Area Democrats’ Scrapbook up to date. Please notify Bev Springer if you wish to volunteer (303-774-1953 or


…for the LAD fundraising play on Thursday, May 19. The play is “Just Old Friends” which is a musical cabaret. Contact Lee Springer at 303-774-1953 if you’re interested in nabbing these last two seats.


…to submit recipes for the Longmont Area Democrats’ Cookbook. We have 15 recipes so far, but we’d really like to get some more. Please email your recipes to Wanda Sterner at .


…for the Longmont Area Democrats to be involved in our community. Our involvement with Cinco De Mayo, the Erie Town Fair, and Rhythm on the River are examples of the kinds of ideas we’re interested in. Please contact Bev Springer with any suggestions (303-774-1953 or


… at

Minutes of the May Monthly Meeting. This meeting was in our new location and over 50 people showed up in anticipation of a Town Hall meeting with State Senator Brandon Shaffer. Unfortunately, Republican delaying tactics prevented him from appearing. Read all about it.

More pictures on the photo album page. Watch that page for new pictures to be periodically added.

History of the Longmont Area Democrats added to the “About Us” page.

If you have suggestions about the web site, please send an email to

Upcoming Events

The following list are meetings held each month at the same time and usually the same location:

Longmont City Council Meeting

Second & Fourth Tuesday

Longmont City Council Meeting


City Council Chambers

Boulder County Democrat Women’s Luncheon

Second Wednesday


Spice of Life in Boulder

Reservations are required for the luncheon.

For details see their web page on the Boulder County Website

Boulder County Democrats

Second Wednesday


This meeting is held in various locations around the county so check the Boulder County Democrat website for details of each month’s meeting.

St. Vrain School District Board of Education Meeting

Second & Fourth Wednesday


Educational Services Center,

395 South Pratt Parkway,


The “Events” page of our website has up-to-date listings of events.

The following non-regular events are coming up in the next two weeks

(details available on our Events page):

Jay Marvin hosts the Ed Shultz Show

760 AM on your radio dial

Friday, May 20

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Ninth Annual Erie Town Fair

Downtown Erie

Saturday, May 21

10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

BCDP Spring Fling

Bentley’s at Boulder Broker Inn

5555 30th St, Boulder

Saturday, May 21

7:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Check These Out

”The Truth Shall Set You Free” — a web site highly recommended by Bob Zimmerer.

This and other useful links can be found at the Links page on our web site.

Longmont Area Democrats Mission Statement

Our Mission is to be responsive to the needs of the Longmont Area Voters. We are an inclusive grassroots organization inviting people to be informed and active in the electoral process.

Executive Board

Beverly and Lee Springer,Co-Presidents 303-774-1953

Deborah Gardner, Vice President 303-579-1042

David Ahrens, Treasurer, 303-678-8203

Kathy Simon, Secretary, 303-772-2593

Eileen Penner, New Membership Development, 303-702-0556

Wanda Sterner, Survey Committee, 303-776-7720

Robert Roy, Volunteer Coordinator 303-485-9345

Sue Bridgeman, Membership Chair 303-776-9438

Robert Zimmerer, Issues Committee Chair 303-651-7360

Beverly Springer and Deb Gardner, Hispanic Outreach Committee 303-774-1953

Karen Henson, Newsletter 303-678-0916

Marilyn Hughes, OUR Center Chair, 303-772-4812

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  1. Richard Hansen

    I would like to volunteer for the Erie Town Fair booth duty- 2hours.

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