In June, I was privileged to represent you at the Democratic Women of Wake County’s 45th Annual JJ Breakfast and at Democratic Women of Wilson County’s “Blueing Garden Party.” Both events focused not only on raising money to support our candidates but also on energizing us activists. There is nothing like a gathering of like-minded friends to remind us why we are in this game to begin with and how every individual can play an important role in electing Democrats. more
MOSER CHOSEN WOMAN OF THE YEAR
Democratic Women of North Carolina held their 53rd Annual State Convention in Shelby September 20-22. Democratic Women of Cleveland County were hosts for the event. Davidson County was represented by Kitty Craver, Jane Hill, Faye Powell, Loretta Martin, and Voncile Moser. (more)
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September 19-21 in New Bern
We have booked The Doubletree by Hilton for Friday, Sept. 19 and Sat., Sept. 20. They are at 100 Middle St, New Bern (252) 638-3585.
Rooms are $129/per night. The hotel is right next door, within walking distance, to the Convention Center where all of the meals and activities will take place. However, I've attached info regarding other hotels in the area which might be a little less expensive but not nearly as convenient.
FYI information and upcoming dates regarding 2014 September 19-21 Convention:
First week of August Call to Convention goes out by email, USPS and available online
Aug 15 Nominations for Woman of the Year (see website) AND submissions for Betty Ray McCain Communications Award
Aug 22 deadline for Advertising in the convention handbook see
Aug 30 STARS - forms available click on the purple 2014 Convention in the left margin
Aug 31 Membership rosters and dues due to determine number of delegate votes and to be considered for Annual membership awards Send to Concetta Caliendo firstname.lastname@example.org
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Take Action! Contact your legislators NOW - Tell them to stop costly tax cuts
Contact your state Senator and Representative today and tell them to stop the tax cuts that are scheduled to take place due to the tax plan passed last year. Tell them no more cuts that put our state’s critical investments, families and communities at risk!
State policymakers are in the final days of budget negotiations. They have gone long past the start of the fiscal year on July 1 and have been at an impasse on the budget for over 3 weeks. Due to the costly tax plan passed in 2013, lawmakers are deciding which critical investments will be cut to keep a balanced budget. The tax plan that created this crisis includes huge tax cuts that primarily benefit wealthy taxpayers and profitable corporations.
This costly and misguided plan reduces available revenue for vital public investments by $1 billion each fiscal year, almost the entire budget for NC's Community College system! Addressing a revenue shortfall in the coming years means continued cuts to public schools, higher education, and investments that ensure the safety and well-being of our state’s >>Read more
Democratic Women of Guilford County
Now that the conservative justices on the U.S. Supreme Court have joined the War on Women, it is more important than ever that women’s rights supporter take a stand. Take action and ask President Barack Obama to issue an executive order protecting access to reproductive healthcare for employees of federal contractors! Sign the Petiton Click here