Longmont Area Democrats Mid Month April Update

We have a lot to be proud of since Obama’s Inauguration in 2009:

– Passage of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act
– Passage of the Credit Card Holder’s Bill of Rights
– Passage of Hate Crimes Prevention Act
– Tax Cuts for 95% of Americans
– Passage of the Jamie Leigh Jones Rape Prevention Amendment
– No more children get denied healthcare due to pre-existing conditions
Change is slow and frustrating, but it can’t end now.  We still have a long way to go!  Listed below, are two events for candidates who will work hard for real change.
I Betsy Markey Strategy Meeting 4/21
II Deb Gardner Fundraiser 4/23
I Betsy Markey for Congress Strategy Meeting in Longmont April 21st
From Angela Botticella, the Campaign Manager of Markey for Congress:
This November, we can’t afford to lose the passion, dedication and principled leadership Betsy has represented us with since being elected. And, thanks to the efforts of all the phenomenal volunteers this District, we won’t. However, we must continue to organize neighborhood by neighborhood, block by block, until we send Betsy back to Congress.
Will you join me in being a part of this movement for Betsy?
Please RSVP for the Boulder Volunteer Strategy Meeting by clicking below
What: Volunteer Strategy Kick-off Meeting
Where: 505 Main Street, Longmont, CO 80501
When: Wednesday, April 21st 6:30-9:00
Every day counts and it will be volunteers who win this election in November. This is your opportunity to help shape the election in the fourth district by attending our Volunteer Strategy Meeting in Boulder County.
Please RSVP for the Boulder Volunteer Strategy Meeting by clicking below
II Deb Gardner Fundraiser in Boulder on April 23rd
Friday, April 23, 2010:  Fundraising Reception.
Please join us to support Deb’s campaign at the home of Bob and Lori Schuyler.  Host Committee includes:  Suzy Ageton, KC Becker, Susan Boucher, Cathy Carlson, Ken DeBow and Linda Palmer, Democratic Women of Boulder County, Cindy Domenico, Stan Garnett, Crystal Gray, Lynn Guissinger, Rollie Heath, Edie Hooton, Dickey Lee Hullinghorst, Celeste Landry, Claire Levy, Alice Madden, Ben Pearlman, Jack Pommer, Dianne Primavera, Dorothy Rupert, Brandon Shaffer, Lee Shainis, Will Toor, Ron Tupa, Paul Weissman.
When:  5:30pm to 7pm, April 23rd
Where: The Castle House, 9th and Euclid, Boulder
RSVP to: Sharon Conley by email or call 303-554-0960
Suggested Contribution: $25 donation, any amount welcome!
For more info go to:
Deb Gardner will represent Longmont and Boulder in the Colorado State House the way Betsy Markey has represented the 4th Congressional District – with an open mind and the courage of her convictions.
Lastly, don’t forget that Longmont Area Democrats meet the first Wednesday of every month.  This May 5th, we are working on a discussion of The Undue Influence Corporations with some special guests TBA.
Jonathan Singer
President LAD

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