News & Events


February 12, 2020
Committeeman Dean Maragos’
Thank You Pizza Party

This Sunday, February 16, 2020 from 1:00-4:00pm

New Trier Democratic Committeeman Dean Maragos hosts his annual pizza party to say “thank you” to all those who helped New Trier Democrats this past year. It’s always a nice event and an excellent way to personally meet other North Shore Democrats and many of our local office holders. Please join us for free pizza and a fun afternoon!
Volunteering Opportunities
Inclusion in our "Volunteering Opportunities" List – whether it’s for a specific candidate or concerning a particular issue – does not mean that the New Trier Democrats have endorsed that candidate or adopted that position on an issue. 
This Friday, February 14, 2020: Postcards to Help Win Back WI with Indivisible Evanston

When : Friday, February 14, 2020 from 9:30am to 12:00noon
Where : 1731 Jenks Street, Evanston
What : Indivisible Evanston is hosting Postcard writing and phone banks to Wisconsin voters on Mondays. Postcarders: Bring postcard stamps. Indivisible Evanston is helping  Postcards 2 WI  write 500K cards to GOTV in WI on 4/7. For more information or to sign-up,  visit their event page .
This Saturday, February 15, 2020: Write Postcards to Voters with Sister District Project New Trier

When : Saturday, February 15, 2020 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Where : 822 Prairie, Wilmette
What : Grab your pens. Roll up your sleeves. It’s time to get to work. The Sister District Project New Trier team is excited to invite you to this postcard writing event in your area. Sister District is one of the ways you can engage in activism to make change. Give them a few hours of your time a week/month and they’ll make sure your effort has an impact! Please bring $5-$10 for their postcard/stamp bank. Questions/RSVPs: lkeipert@sbcglobal.net.
Monday, February 24, 2020: Help Win Back WI with Indivisible Evanston – Postcards & Phone Bank

When : Monday, February 24, 2020 – Postcards from 6:00pm to 9:00pm; Phone Bank form 6:00pm to 8:15pm
Where : Grace Lutheran Church, 1430 South Blvd., Evanston
What : Indivisible Evanston is hosting Postcard writing and phone banks to Wisconsin voters on Mondays. Postcarders: Bring postcard stamps. Indivisible Evanston is helping  Postcards 2 WI  write 500K cards to GOTV in WI on 4/7. Phone Bankers:Bring charged cellphone & laptop (they’ll train you). They’re calling “friendlies” to volunteer for WI’s 2/8 Day of Action. For more information or to sign-up,  visit their event page .
Saturday, February 29, 2020: Write Postcards to Voters with Sister District Project New Trier

When : Saturday, February 29, 2020 from 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Where : The Bottle Shop, 1148 Central Ave., Wilmette
What : Grab your pens. Roll up your sleeves. It’s time to get to work. The Sister District Project New Trier team is excited to invite you to this postcard writing event in your area. Sister District is one of the ways you can engage in activism to make change. Give them a few hours of your time a week/month and they’ll make sure your effort has an impact! Please bring $5-$10 for their postcard/stamp bank. Questions/RSVPs: lkeipert@sbcglobal.net.
Sunday, March 1, 2020: Wisconsin Voter I.D. Canvass in Kenosha

When : Sunday, March 1, 2020 from 11:00am to 2:30pm (arrive in Kenosha by 11:00am for training; 11:30 head out to canvass; leave Kenosha around 2:30pm)
Where : Kenosha Democratic Party office, 5712 7th St, Kenosha
What : Join fellow north suburban Democrats as they canvass in Kenosha, Wisconsin to identify new potential Democratic voters and make sure they have proper identification to vote in 2020. All predictive lists concur that Wisconsin, with just 10 electoral votes, could easily be the state that determines the 2020 presidential winner. Our boots on the ground are needed to flip it!  To register for this canvass, please contact Nancy Bruski at nancysbruski@gmail.com  – When you do, PLEASE indicate your cellphone number as well as whether you need a ride or can offer one (and indicate where you live to help with coordinating carpools).
Monday, March 2, 2020: Postcards to Help Win Back WI with Indivisible Evanston

When : Monday, March 2, 2020 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Where : Grace Lutheran Church, 1430 South Blvd., Evanston
What : Indivisible Evanston is hosting Postcard writing and phone banks to Wisconsin voters on Mondays. Postcarders: Bring postcard stamps. Indivisible Evanston is helping  Postcards 2 WI  write 500K cards to GOTV in WI on 4/7. For more information or to sign-up,  visit their event page .
Other Events of Interest
Inclusion in our "Other Events of Interest" List – whether it’s a fundraising event for a specific candidate or an event concerning a particular issue – does not mean that the New Trier Democrats have endorsed that candidate or adopted that position on an issue. 
Tonight, February 12, 2020: Fundraiser to Elect Julie Aimen, Candidate for Judge in Cook Co.’s 9th Subcircuit

When : Wednesday, February 12, 2020 from 5:30pm to 7:00pm\
Where : Firehouse Grill, 750 Chicago Avenue, Evanston
What : A fundraiser to elect Julie B. Aimen, candidate for Judge in Cook County’s 9th Judicial Subcircuit. For more information or questions, contact electjulieaimenjudge@gmail.com or  visit her website .
Tomorrow Morning, February 13, 2020: State Rep. Gabel’s Chief of Staff Available for Assistance

When : Thursday, February 13, 2020 from 10:30am to 12:00noon
Where : New Trier Township Hall, 739 Elm St., Winnetka
What : Rep. Robyn Gabel’s Chief of Staff, Karen McCormick, will be available to answer questions about State of Illinois services. Township residents and neighbors are encouraged to drop by during the scheduled office hours.
Cam Davis
Tomorrow Night, February 13, 2020: Cam Davis’ Brewer & Sewer Tour

When : Thursday, February 13, 2020 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Where : Ballast Point Brewing, 212 N. Green Street, Chicago
What : If you like beer, you need clean water. Following last year’s successful Brewer & Sewer Tour events, join friends from labor at Ballast Point Brewing. Tickets are $50/Individual, $80/two, which includes two drink tickets, hearing from Cam, and a chance to tour the brewing process. The Chicago Federation of Labor and International Union of Operating Engineers Local 150 are Sponsors.  Purchase tickets online .
Julie Morrison
Tomorrow Night, February 13, 2020: Valentine’s Cooking Class With Sen. Julie Morrison

When : Thursday, February 13, 2020 from 6:00pm to 8:30pm
Where : Taste Buds Kitchen, 2521 Waukegan Rd., Bannockburn
What : Wine and conversation with State Senator Julie Morrison while preparing and enjoying a French-inspired Valentine’s menu.  Register online,  call 312-630-7700 or email Kelly@ilsenatedems.org.
Tomorrow Night, February 13, 2020: Fundraiser for Eira Corral Sepulveda, Candidate for MWRD Commissioner

When : Thursday, February 13, 2020 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Where : Yummy Station, 1553 Irving Park Road, Hanover Park
What : A hometown love fundraiser supporting Eira Corral Sepulveda, candidate for Metropolitan Water Reclamation District Commissioner. Hosts include Rep. Jan Schakowsky and Toni Preckwinkle.  RSVP online , or to 312-854-8018 or claire@p2consultinginc.com.
Lauren Underwood
Tuesday, February 18, 2020: Indivisible Evanston’s Monthly Meeting

When : Tuesday, February 18, 2020 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Where : Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center, 4th Floor, Parasol Room, 2100 Ridge, Evanston
What:  Join Indivisible Evanston for its monthly meeting and find out how you can take action to resist the Trump agenda in 2020, as well as how we can and help support progressive legislation and candidates for office. Indivisible Evanston is pleased to announce that this meeting will feature Keynote Speaker Congresswoman Lauren Underwood, IL-14, as well as “Actions to Win Wisconsin 2020: Postcard, Canvass, Voter Registration & Phone Bank.” If you have questions, please email indivisibleevanston@gmail.com. For more information or to RSVP,  visit their Facebook event page .
Wednesday, February 19, 2020: EMILY’s List Cocktails for Change

When : Wednesday, February 19, 2019 from 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Where : Fremont, 15 West Illinois St., Chicago
What : EMILY’s List holds its annual Chicago Cocktails for Change event featuring Marie Newman, candidate for U.S. House (IL-03), and Emily Cain, EMILY’s List Executive Director. Light refreshments provided. For additional information or to RSVP,  register online.
Wednesday, February 19, 2020: Event in Support of Fritz Kaegi, Cook County Assessor

When : Wednesday, February 19, 2020 from 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Where : Oak Park, address provided upon RSVP
What : A Special Evening in support of Fritz Kaegi, Cook County Assessor.  If you have any questions, you may contact Eleni from Fritz’s team at (312) 806-2743 or Eleni@LBHChicago.com.  RSVP online .
Thursday, February 20, 2020: EMILY’s List Annual Ignite Change Midwest Regional Reception

When : Thursday, February 20, 2020. Registration: 5:00pm; Reception: 5:30pm; Speaking program: 6:00pm
Where : Fig & Olive, 104 East Oak St., Chicago
What : EMILY’s List Annual Ignite Change Midwest Regional Reception featuring Stephanie Schriock, EMILY’s List President; Kim Foxx, Cook County State’s Attorney; and panelists Melissa Conyears-Ervin, Chicago City Treasurer and Betsy Dirksen-Londrigan, Candidate for U.S. House (IL-13). For additional information or to RSVP,  register online  or email McCaul Nelson at mnelson@emilyslist.org.
Thursday, February 20, 2020: Reception for Toni Preckwinkle’s Re-election

When : Thursday, February 20, 2020 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Where : Alhambra Palace Restaurant, 1240 W. Randolph, Chicago
What : A reception supporting the re-election of Toni Preckwinkle as Cook County Board President. For additional information or to RSVP,  register online  or email Scott Kastrup at scott@tonipreckwinkle.com.
Thursday, February 20, 2020: Meet and Greet With Mike Cashman, Candidate for MWRD Commissioner

When : Thursday, February 20, 2020 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Where : 650 Lincoln Avenue, Winnetka
What : A meet and greet with Mike Cashman, Candidate for Metropolitan Water Reclamation District Commissioner. For more information,  visit his website .
Wednesday, February 26, 2020: Reception for Justice Margaret Stanton McBride

When : Wednesday, February 26, 2020 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Where : The Curragh, 6705 N. Northwest Hwy., Chicago
What : A North Side reception supporting Justice Margaret Stanton McBride for Illinois Supreme Court.  RSVP online .
Thursday, February 27, 2020: Wilmette Fundraiser for MWRD Commissioner Cam Davis

When : Thursday, February 27, 2020 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Where : The home of Merrilee and Rick Redmond (Wilmette address provided upon RSVP)
What : A fundraiser in support of the re-election of MWRD Commissioner Cam Davis. RSVP to Bridget Dooley at 630-640-7933 or bridgetdooley@mac.com.
Thursday, February 27, 2020: Illinois Supreme Court Justice Forum

When : Thursday, February 27, 2020 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Where : Grace Lutheran Church, 1430 South Boulevard, Evanston
What : Elections Matter. We have the IL Supreme Court Justice Election on our ballot this primary. Join Evanston Live TV, WE WILL, A Work of Faith Ministries INC, NAACP, Evanston Chamber of Commerce, She Votes IL, DPOE, Amiwala Foundation, DePaul College Dems, Evanston Indivisible, and IDW for an educational event forum that will include hand picked questions from all the organizations, open Q+A and snacks sponsored by Jennifer’s Edibles. For more information or to register,  visit their event webpage .
Monday, March 2, 2020: ILDCCA Chicago Reception and Party Builder Awards

When : Monday, March 2, 2020 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Where : Hubbard Inn, 110 W. Hubbard St., Chicago
What : The Illinois Democratic County Chairs’ Association (IDCCA) holds its 5th Annual Chicago Reception and Party Builder Awards.  RSVP online , contact Dan Kovats at dan@ildcca.org or call 217-753-3380.
Michael Cabonargi
Tuesday, March 3, 2020: Reception for Michael Cabonargi, Candidate for Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook Co.

When : Tuesday, March 3, 2020 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Where:  Kirkwood, 2934 North Sheffield, Chicago
What : A fundraiser for Michael Cabonargi, the New Trier Democrats’ officially endorsed Candidate for Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County . For questions, email eric@blueprintcampaignconsulting.com or call 773-562-9559.  RSVP online .
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