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Dallas County Democratic Party
Weekly Roundup              
Democratic news from Dallas County 
 and beyond. 
Tuesday December 13 2016   
Help A Child For The Holidays
   
If you still have the post-election blues, join us in committing ourselves to doing good for those in need in our community! Stop by our office at 4209 Parry Ave. to pick up a Salvation Army Angel.

The angels have all a child's information. You buy a present and bring it back to the DCDP office. All the presents go to the Salvation Army to be distributed to the families.

The children we are donating to are requesting presents like winter coats, shoes, and pants. Regardless of the outcome of the election, we are going to continue to fight for those who are most vulnerable in our community.


Stonewall Awards 

 

Above, candidate for State Representative Laura Irvin, winner of this year's Pink Pump Award from the Stonewall Democrats of Dallas.

The full list of winners:

Harryette Ehrhardt Distinguished Democrat of the Year - State Rep. Elect Victoria Neave

Pink Pump Award (straight ally) - Laura Irvin

Buck Massey Member of the Year - Keith Pomykal

Ally/Organization of the Year - Take Back Oak Lawn

Christy Kinsler Board Member of the Year - Mike McCue
 

December 15 PHD Party
   
The Preston Hollow Democrats Holiday Party will be on Thursday, December 15, 2016, from 7:00 to 10:00 PM, at Four Seasons Decorations, 139 Turtle Creek Blvd. in the Design District, Dallas.

Start The Year With Democrats
      
The 2016 Election was bittersweet for all of us here in Dallas. While we lost the White House, we swept the County and even picked up a State House seat. There's so much to celebrate, and we invite you all to join us in swearing-in our Elected Officials on January 1 at 12:30 PM. We'll be gathering at the Hyatt Regency - 300 Reunion Blvd., Dallas 75207.
Tickets cost $50. Purchase here:
Thanks to the friends (so far) who helped make this possible:
Judge John Creuzot

If you're interested in sponsoring this event, send your pledge/check to DCDP by December 22. You can also pay online here (indicate in memo that your donation is for the Swearing-In Ceremony):
Facebook event page:
Women's March January 21
  
NDTDW and Liberal ladies who lunch are getting a bus together to go to Austin on Jan 21, 2017 for Women's March on Austin to coincide with Women's March on Washington. It is only $35 and there will be scholarships if you need it. We will leave in the early morning and get back that night. We will meet up with other activist women from all parts of Texas. Join us if you can it will be fun and accelerating. We all need it at this time. Go to www.ndtdw.org and sign up.  The more the merrier.

Join The Fight!
   
Hillary Clinton won the popular vote, but come January, Trump will be sworn in as the President of the United States. Angry? Get involved.

Upcoming Events and Meetings
 
(For the latest updates on local events, and links to more info about these, check out the DallasDemocrats on Facebook and Twitter, and the DCDP website Calendar. To add an event or make a change or correction, contact the party office or email the editor: BillHowellDCDP AT Yahoo.com.)

Tuesday, December 13:

Dallas County Young Democrats -- Year End Meeting. (NOTE DIFFERENT LOCATION: 6:30 pm, Picasso's Pizza and Grill, 12300 Inwood Rd, Dallas, Texas 75244)

Drinking Liberally Lewisville -- (6:30 PM, Tierneys Cafe and Tavern, 208 E Main St., Lewisville 75077)

Irving Democratic Club -- (7:00 pm, Midori's, 4020 N MacArthur #114, Irving 75038)

Dallas Drinking Liberally -- (7:30 pm, Uptown Pub, 3605 McKinney Ave, Dallas)


Thursday, December 15:

Texas Coalition of Black Democrats First Annual Precinct Chair Appreciation Holiday Reception -- Honoring All Precinct Chairs.  Featuring: Linny Nance and Network Band. Heavy Hors D'Oeuvres. Champagne/Sparkling Grape Juice Toast. RSVP: tcbddallasevents@gmail.com. For sponsor or any information, contact President, Audrey Moorehead at (214)929-0662 or info@dallascoalitionofblackdemocrats.org. (6 pm - 8 pm, African American Museum, 3536 Grand Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75210)  
Preston Hollow Democrats Holiday Party -- (7:00 - 10:00 PM, Four Seasons Decorations, 139 Turtle Creek Blvd. in the Design District, Dallas)

Far North Dallas Richardson Democrats -- (6:00 pm, Sonny Bryan's, 1252 W. Campbell Road, Suite 240, Richardson 75080)
 
Preston Hollow Democrats Holiday Party -- (7 PM, Four Seasons Decorations, 139 Turtle Creek Blvd. in the Design District, Dallas)


Saturday, December 17:

Dallas County East Democrats Coffee Social -- (8 am - 10 am Every Saturday at Panera Bread, 18641 Lyndon B Johnson Fwy., Mesquite 75150)

North Oak Cliff Democrats -- (8:30 AM, Norma's Cafe, 1123 W. Davis St., Dallas 75208)

Garland Area Democratic Club Saturday Morning Coffee -- (9 - 11 AM, Generator Coffee House, 107 N. 6th St. on the Square in Downtown Garland)

Lake Highlands White Rock Democrats -- (10:00 am, The Point at C. C. Young, 4847 W. Lawther Drive, Dallas

Southwest Dallas County Democrats Holiday Party -- No need to RSVP, bring who you like. Bring something you like to eat. (4:00 p.m., At the Home of Judge Katy Hubener, David McKamie & Laila Cruz, 1110 Wellington Drive, Duncanville TX 75137)


Tuesday, December 20:

Collin County Young Democrats -- (6:30 PM, Mexigo, 6205 Coit Road Ste 396, Plano 75024)


Sunday, January 1, 2017:

Swearing-In Ceremony for Dallas County Officials -- Tickets cost $50. Purchase here: https://form.jotform.com/63365993485977 (12:30 PM, Hyatt Regency - 300 Reunion Blvd., Dallas 75207)


Tuesday, January 17:

Stonewall Democrats -- Election of officers, postponed from November meeting, will take place at this meeting - so please make sure your dues are current and attend. (6:30 PM, Sue Ellen's, Dallas)

Help Make It A Democratic Year!
Start (Or Renew) Your Sustaining Membership In the Dallas County Democratic Party
      
Sustaining Members of the DCDP make it possible for Democrats to have an office open year-round as a base for our efforts to register, educate, and organize voters to keep Dallas County BLUE. Your regular donation of as little as $10 a month is an investment in the future of the local Democratic Party.

BUT did you know that we have several levels of Sustaining Memberships, each with its own category name and benefits, ranging from Horned Frog to Yellow Dog? Read about them all and choose your level to get (or renew) your Sustaining Membership at this page


Contact:
Dallas County Democratic Party
Carol Donovan, County Chair
4209 Parry Avenue, Dallas TX 75223
Phone: 214-821-8331     Fax: 214-821-0995
Website:  www.dallasdemocrats.org
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