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Democratic news from Dallas County 
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Tuesday May 23 2017   
DCDP JJ Dinner Awards
If you missed this year's DCDP Johnson-Jordan Dinner, you did not see DCDP County Chair Carol Donovan's presentation of the party's annual awards. She will have details of what each award is for, and what these great people did to earn them the past year, in her weekly Chair's Corner email later this week. You can read more about them then; for now, here is the list:

Volunteer of the Year Award -- Two winners: Beatrice Lovett and Zulikha Hussain.

Booster of the Year Award -- Communication Workers of America (CWA) Local 6215

Elected Official of the Year Award -- Judge Ken Tapscott

David Axelrod Award -- Mark York, the Secretary-Treasurer of the Dallas AFL-CIO Council

Chair's Award -- Herlinda Resendiz 

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 to  BillHowellDCDP AT Yahoo.com. Please send me pictures of events.)

Tuesday, May 23:

Judge Craig Smith Re-Election Reception -- (5:30 - 7:30 pm, The Joule Hotel, 1530 Main Street, Dallas, Texas 75201)

Audrey Moorehead For Judge Campaign Kick Off -- (5:30 pm - 7:30 pm, The Patio at Saint Rocco's, 3011 Gulden Lane, Dallas 75212)

Fundraiser for Elizabeth Davis Frizell for District Attorney
-- (5:30 - 7:30 PM, Paul Martin's American Grill, 3848 Oak Lawn, Dallas, Texas 75219)

Drinking Liberally Addison -- (5:30 pm, The Londoner, 14930 Midway Rd., Addison)

Wednesday, May 24:

Judge Tina Yoo Clinton Campaign Kickoff -- (5:00 - 7:00 pm, Monkey King Noodles, 2933 Main Street, Dallas, Texas 75226)

Judge D'Metria Benson Re-Election Reception -- (6:00 - 8:00 pm, Time Ten Cellars - Annex, 6324 Prospect Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75214)

Thursday, May 25:

Judge Tonya Parker Re-Election Reception -- (5:30 - 7:30 pm, STIRR Rooftop Deep Ellum, 2803 Main Street, Dallas, Texas 75226)

Texas Coalition of Black Democrats -- (6:00 pm, African American Museum at Fair Park, 3536 Grand Ave., Dallas, TX 75210)

Alive At Last --  Elizabeth Davis Frizell will be the Guest Speaker concerning Human Trafficking and Connecting Sexually Exploited Women to the Community. (6:30 PM, Museum of Biblical Art, 7500 Park Lane, Dallas, Texas 75225)

North Dallas Texas Democratic Women -- Cory Troiani, from the Texas Campaign for the Environment will be our speaker.  He is also a spokesperson for the Dallas Green Alliance, the PAC devoted to city council races from a local environmentalist perspective. NOTE: This will be the last meeting before our summer vacation. We will reconvene August 24,2017. June 3, 2017 will be our big summer party, where we have fun, food, conversation. Don't miss it. (6:45 pm, Northaven United Methodist Church, 11211 Preston Rd., Dallas)

Saturday, May 27:

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

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

Rowlett Democratic Club -- What's Going On In Austin? Featured Speaker: Brandy K. Chambers, Candidate for Texas House of Representatives, District 112. (3 - 5 pm, First Christian Church Fellowship Hall, 7301 Miller Rd. at Chiesa Rd., northeast corner, Rowlett)

Sunday, May 28:

Greenpeace Non-Violent Direct Action Training -- Hosted by Dallas Peace and Justice Center.  $10.00 donation requested to help de-fray the costs of producing the training. RSVP to Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1376270762439547/   (1:00 PM - 6:00 PM, The Mix Coworking, 9125 Diceman Dr, Dallas, Texas 75218)

Monday, May 29:

Collin County Democratic Party Memorial Day -- Honoring our Veterans. Hamburgers and veggie burgers, condiments and water will be provided. Sign Up to Bring salad , chips or dessert. Come out and enjoy a day of Festivities, Food & Fun with Progressive/ DEMS! http://www.collindemocrats.org/   (11:00 am - 3:00 pm, Lucas Community Center, 665 Country Club Rd Lucas, Texas 75002 [Just 2 miles east of 75-Exit Bethany (becomes West Lucas Rd) to Country Club.])

Tuesday, May 30:

Judge Tracy Holmes Re-Election Kickoff -- (5:30 - 7:30 pm, The Angry Dog, 2726 Commerce Street, Dallas, Texas 75226)

Wednesday, May 31:

Judge Bonnie Goldstein Re-Election Reception -- (5:30 - 7:30 pm, NYLO Hotel Rooftop, 1325 S. Lamar Street, Dallas, Texas 75215)

Judge Mary Brown Re-Election Reception -- (5:30 - 7:30 pm, Wild Salsa Downtown, 1800 Main Street, Dallas, Texas 75201)

Dallas County East Democrats -- (6 PM for networking, 7 PM meeting, Martinez Restaurant, 901 Gross Rd., Mesquite)

Thursday, June 1:

Judge Julia Hayes Re-Election Campaign Kickoff -- (5 - 7 PM, Babbs Brothers BBQ & Blues, 3015 Gulden Lane Suite 105, Dallas 75212)

Judge Jim Jordan Re-Election Reception --
(5:30 - 7:30 pm, Texas Ale Project, 1001 N. Riverfront Boulevard, Dallas, Texas 75207)

Campaign Kickoff/ Fundraiser for Susan Lopez-Craig
-- And 60th Year Birthday Celebration. For Constable Pct. 5. RSVP to secraig@att.net. (5:30 to 7:30 pm, Jed's Bar & Grill, 1001 W. Jefferson Blvd., Dallas, TX 75208)

Friday, June 2:

DCDP Tillotson Speaker Series --
Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson is joining us as the keynote speaker for our June Tillotson Speaker Series! With all the craziness in Washington right now, you do not want to miss out on the opportunity to hear from her in this intimate setting!
The ticket is $25 for students, $50 for precinct chairs, and $100 for all others. Get your ticket before they run out: https://form.jotformpro.com/70676939463976
Reservations can be made online or by calling the DCDP Office at 214-821-8331. (Luncheon at Noon, Maggiano's Restaurant at NorthPark, Dallas)

Saturday, June 3:

NDTDW Summer Party and Chili Cook-Off -- Cook-off Categories:  Beef, Chicken & Vegetarian. You must let us know that you are bringing chili and in what category you are ntering! Email info@nddw.org with that information. If you are not bringing chili, bring the following based upon the first letter of your last name: A - J = Appetizer, K - P = Salad, Q - Z = Dessert. NDTDW will provide the Chili Extras (grated cheese, onions, crackers) and beverages. We are also rounding up some great items for door prizes.  Tickets to enter the door prize drawing will be $5.00 each. (6 PM, 17201 Hidden Glen Drive, Dallas 75248)

Tuesday, June 6:

Judge Martin Hoffman Re-Election Reception -- (6:00 - 8:00 pm, Home of Andy Payne, 4622 Shadywood Lane, Dallas, Texas 75209)

Wednesday, June 7:

Judge Dennise Garcia Re-Election Reception -- (5:30 - 7:30 PM, Cane Rosso Deep Ellum, 2612 Commerce Street, Dallas, Texas 75226)

Thursday, June 8:

Judge Emily Tobolowsky Kickoff Reception -- (5:30 - 7:30 pm, Wild Salsa Downtown, 1800 Main Street, Dallas, Texas 75201)

Preston Hollow Democrats -- Dr. Cal Jillson, Professor of Political Science at SMUwill discuss "The American Dream in the Age of Trump." PLEASE NOTE THE NEW LOCATION AND TIME.  (6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Walnut Hill Recreation Center, 10011 Midway Road, Dallas 75229) 

Tuesday, June 13:

Judge Nancy Mulder Re-Election Kickoff -- (5:30 - 7:30 pm, St. Pete's Dancing Marlin, 2730 Commerce Street, Dallas, Texas 75226)

Judge Jennifer Bennett Re-Election Kickoff, Birthday Party and Fundraiser -- Please come and join Judge Bennett to celebrate her campaign kickoff and her birthday. , at (5:30 to 7:30 PM,  the Angry Dog, 2726 Commerce St, Dallas, TX 75226)

Wednesday, June 14:

Judge Darlene Ewing Re-Election Reception -- (6:00 - 8:00 pm, Times Ten Cellars - Annex, 6324 Prospect Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75214)

Thursday, June 15:

Judge Ken Tapscott Re-Election Reception -- (6:00 - 8:00 pm, Baker's Ribs Deep Ellum, 3033 Main Street, Dallas, Texas 75226)

Tuesday, June 20:

Judge Kristin Wade Re-Election Kickoff -- (4:30- 7:00 pm, Y.O. Ranch Steakhouse, 702 Ross Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75202)

Wednesday, June 21:

Chika Anyiam for Judge Kickoff Event -- (5:30 - 7:30 pm, The Angry Dog, 2726 Commerce Street, Dallas, Texas 75226)

Thursday, June 22:

Judge King Fifer Re-Election Reception -- (5:30 - 7:30 pm, St. Pete's Dancing Marlin, 2730 Commerce Street, Dallas, Texas 75226)

Tuesday, June 27:

Judge Hector Garza Re-Election Kickoff -- (5:30 - 7:30 pm, Pepe's & Mito's Cafe, 2911 Elm Street, Dallas, Texas 75226)

Wednesday, June 28:

Judge Robert Burns Re-Election Reception -- (5:00 - 7:00 pm, Bowlounge, 167 Turtle Creek Blvd #103, Dallas, Texas 75207)

Judge Mark Greenberg Re-Election Reception -- (6:00 -8:00 pm, The Palm Dallas, 701 Ross Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75202)

Thursday, June 29:

Judge Dale Tillery Re-Election Reception -- (6:00 - 8:00 pm, Main Lobby Event Venue, 3811 Turtle Creek Blvd.,  Dallas, Texas 75219)

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Carol Donovan, County Chair
4209 Parry Avenue, Dallas TX 75223
Phone: 214-821-8331     Fax: 214-821-0995
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