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~ Events and Notices  ~
(See 2019 County Democratic Committee meeting dates list at bottom of page)
"The antidote to government by a powerful few is government by the organized, energized many." - Barack Obama

                 
    Support County Commissioner
                
Rick Mirabito
     and our Democratic values of
        fairness and transparency ! 
        

All Tuesdays & Thursdays  10-11:30am
(except during election week)

Lycoming County Commissioners Meetings
Commissioners Board Room, Executive Plaza
330 Pine St. Williamsport
[parking available on Court St. side of building]

 Public input is invited. 

      
  Women's March on Washington 2019
         (bus from Bloomsburg)

   
                     
              

Saturday January 19, 2019  5:30am - 11pm
Women's March on Wahington 2019
bus ride from Bloomsburg
$50
-sponsored by Columbia County Dem. Committee

Seats still available. Info HERE    
Questions? Contact Vince DeMelfi -
Chair, Columbia County Democratic Committee

 vdemelfi@gmail.com   570-204-3489

      
  Women's March NEPA
       in Wilkes-Barre      

   
                     
              

Saturday January 19, 2019  11am
Women's March NEPA in Wilkes-Barre

     Kirby Park, 106 Market Street, Wilkes-Barre0
Meet in Kirby Park for a short rally followed by
a march to Public Square.
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Info / RSVP HERE   

    
     Martin Luther King
         Peace Walk
       in Williamsport   

   
                     
              

Saturday January 19, 2019  10am
Martin Luther King Peace
Walk
     from First United Methodist Church fountain,'
604 Market St Williamsport,
followed by refreshments and 10:45 musical
celebration in memory of Richard C. James.

See all MLK Dream Week events HERE

                  
  at Williamsport Holiday Inn
     Dr. Jean Harris,
    Coordinator: Ready to Run

        Kadida Kenner,
  Campaign Director: Why Courts Matter

Sunday January 20, 2019       2:00-4:00pm
Fundraiser "Power Women & Power Cocktails"
Men and Women invited!

-hosted by Democratic Women's Club 
(benefits Women Dems PAC fund for candidates
and college scholarship fund)

at Holiday Inn, 100 Pine Street, Williamsport
Speakers:
Dr. Jean Harris, Coordinator: Ready to Run
Kadida Kenner,
Campaign Director: Why Courts Matter 
Hors d'oeuvres, Silent Auction, Cash Bar
Donation: $20 per person
Please RSVP: LycomingWomenDems@gmail.com

or
   
 LSosniak@comcast.net

    
            "Front Porch Politics"
             Candidate Training
                 by Trailblazers  
      

Saturday January 26, 2019   10am - 3pm
"Front Porch Politics" -
Candidate Training
(non-partisan) by HUB & Trailblazers
at IBEW Union Hall, 500 Jordan Ave, Montoursville
$20 (If cost is an issue other arrangements can be made.)
Bring your bag lunch or join a group order from local caterer.
LINK to RSVP online and pay later
Registration deadline Jan. 23
More info HERE

    
         Candidate Training
   by League of Women Voters
   
   of Lackawanna County 
              

Saturday January 26, 2019   8am - 1:30pm
(snow date February 2)
Campaign School 2019
(non-partisan) by League of Women Voters
at University of Scranton, Brennan Hall 5th Floor
Cost: $40 non member / $25 LWV member / $15 Student
 -includes seminar, handouts and continental breakfast

Register at:
 http://www.lwvlackawanna.org/register.php

    
  Town Hall with
  County Commissioner
   Rick Mirabito        

Tuesday February 5, 2019  6:30 pm
Town Hall with
County Commissioner Rick Mirabito
at Young Men's Democratic Club ("Demi Club")
230 East Street, Williamsport
(across Mulberry St. from Sides Music)
   

   
  Democratic Committee Meeting
       
 
 All Democrats Welcome!

Wednesday February 6, 2019  6:30 pm
County Democratic Committee 
February meeting

Sechler Community Room in City Hall
245 West 4th St. Williamsport
(Second Floor - elevator available,
enter from police station in rear)
-FREE PARKING on street, in movie theater lot, 
 Woodlands Bank lot, or Wegman's lot
   All Democrats Welcome!

  
     "Toss Your Hat in the Ring"
   non-partisan Candidate Training 
             in Montoursville    
       

Wednesday February 6, 2019   7-9 pm
"Toss Your Hat in the Ring"
Campaign Training
 (non-partisan) by Penn State Extension

Lysock View Complex,
542 County Farm Rd. Montoursville
Fee to attend: $25         See Flyer HERE
Register at: 
https://extension.psu.edu/toss-your-hat

Contact: Peter Wulfhorst at ptw3@psu.edu or 570-296-3400
Also see  Penn State onlineWEBINAR - February 12, below 

             
      Lycoming County Progressives
   (non-partisan grassroots activists)

Monday February 11, 2019    (time TBA)
Special Event
hosted by Lycoming Progressives
(NON-PARTISAN grassroots activists)

(details TBA)
Info: email Mike HERE

      
    "Toss Your Hat in the Ring"   
  
ONLINE Webinar by Penn State
   (non-partisan Campaign Training)

Tuesday February 12, 2019    7-8 pm
"Toss Your Hat in the Ring"
ONLINE Webinar - Campaign Training
 (non-partisan) by Penn State Extension

Fee: $25

Info and registration HERE

           
        Circulation Period for
 Candidate Nominating Petitions     
       

Tue. Feb. 19 through Tue.  Mar, 12, 2019
Time period to
circulate Nominating Petitions

Collect signatures for candidates to appear
on May 21 Primary Election ballot!
(See training workshop, Wed. Feb. 20 - below)

    
         Petition Signing Party/
         Training for Circulators
          by Lycoming County
         Democratic Committee    
       

Wednesday February 20, 2019  6-8pm
Petition Signing Party  &
Training for Circulators

by Lycoming County Democratic Committee
at Young Men's DEMOCRATIC CLUB ("Demi Club")
230 East Street, Williamsport
(across Mulberry St. from Sides Music)

It's easy! But there are some important rules.

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   Democratic Womens Club Meeting /
   Petition Signing / Guest Speaker:
   
 Forrest Lehman 
 Annual Membership Dues: $25

Thursday February 28, 2019  
Democratic Women's Club Meeting / Petition signing

Special Guest Speaker:
Forrest Lehman, Lycoming County Elections Director

at Hoss's Restaurant, 1954 E. 3rd St. Williamsport
5:30 pm join us for dinner or a snack
6:30 pm business meeting

Info: LycomingWomenDems@gmail.com

Please bring your 2019 dues ($25 payable to "WAWDC"),
or mail check to: Janice Shireman, Treasurer
         220 Mount Pleasant Ave.  Jersey Shore PA 17740

   
  Democratic Committee Meeting
       
 
 All Democrats Welcome!

TUESDAY March 5, 2019  6:30 pm
County Democratic Committee 
March meeting / Petition Signing

Young Men's DEMOCRATIC CLUB ("Demi Club")
230 East Street, Williamsport
(across Mulberry St. from Sides Music)
   All Democrats Welcome!

             
      Lycoming County Progressives
   (non-partisan grassroots activists)

                 
          
 

Monday March 11, 2019    6:30pm
Lycoming Progressives monthly meeting
(NON-PARTISAN activists - 2nd Monday each month)
at New Covenant UCC
202 East Third St. Williamsport
Info: email Mike HERE

  
  Democratic Booth at Home Show
 
Candidates and Staffers please
       sign up for your shifts.
                  
 
 

Fri/Sat/Sun March 15-17, 2019 
Democratic Booth at Builders Home Show
 Booth #35 in Lycoming College Recreation Center

Friendly Staffers Needed:
Fri 3-8 / Sat 10-8 / Sun 12-4
   
Candidates and Volunteers: Please email
 info@LycoDemocrats.org  to sign up for your shifts. .

           
  PA State Democratic Spring Meeting
           All Democrats Welcome!      
 
 

Fri. & Sat. March 22-23, 2019 
PA State Democratic Committee meeting
Hershey Lodge & Convention Center
Workshops and Networking
   All Democrats Welcome!
Info: email Bob Herzenberg  or call 570-506-2416 

             
      Lycoming County Progressives
   (non-partisan grassroots activists)

Monday April 8, 2019    (time TBA)
Special Event
hosted by Lycoming Progressives
(NON-PARTISAN grassroots activists)

(details TBA)
Info: email Mike HERE

          
         LAST DAY to Register!     
 
 

Monday April 22, 2019 
LAST DAY to Register to Vote  in the
May 21 Municipal Primary Election
Am I registered to vote?  Click HERE or HERE to find out
How do I register to vote online? Click HERE

 
 Saturday, April 27, 2019
 

THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY OF LYCOMING COUNTY
cordially invites you to the
     
2019 Democratic Spring Banquet / Fundraiser Gala
 at Holiday Inn, 100 Pine Street, Williamsport
 Dynamic Keynote Speaker!    PA State Senator Sharif Street,
                                                                                   
        Vice Chair of PA Democratic Committee
Meet our 2019 Democratic Candidates! 
5:00 pm: SOCIAL HOUR (cash bar)        6:00 pm: DINNER
Please reserve one entree:  Roast Beef (or) Chicken Breast (or) Cheese Tortellini
RSVP DEADLINE: April 15
Reservations Paid PRIOR to April 15:  $50/person or $450/table of 10 
Reservations Paid AT THE DOOR:   $55/person or $550/table of 10
Please remit advance payment (or reserve your door tickets) by April 15
Download your invitation & RSVP form
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Mail your non-corporate check (payable to "LCDC") to:
LINDA SOSNIAK, 65 NUNN LANE, HUGHESVILLE PA 17737
Include name, address, phone, email, number attending and entree choices
-OR- By April 15, email your party's reservation information and entree choices, and
pre-pay using the Paypal DONATE button on the HOME page of this website
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 To PLACE your AD or CONGRATULATIONS in the BANQUET PROGRAM:  
Download Information sheet HERE
 
Business card size: $60 bw/$65 color    Half page: $110 bw/$120 color  
Full page: $210 bw/$235 color       Centerfold: $410 bw/$460 color

Your payment and new copy or 2 copies of business card must be received by April 15.
Use highest resolution possible; do not fold ad copy. Specify black/white or color (for slightly higher charge).
Mail your Non-Corporate check (payable to "LCDC" or "Lycoming County Democratic Committee") and ad copy to:
Verna Caruso, Ad Manager Spring Banquet, 357 Lyons Avenue 2, Williamsport PA 17701
Or if you prefer, you may email your advertising copy (PDF format) to Verna
  HERE
For more info please call Verna at 570-327-9172

 To DONATE an ITEM for the GIFT BASKET FUNDRAISER table:
(GIFT BASKET,  or SINGLE ITEM FROM YOUR COMPANY, or GIFT CARD,  or FREE SERVICE , etc.)
Please include the name of the item (e.g. "Pet Treat Basket", etc.) and the approximate value.
Your name or company name will be  listed in the dinner program
if your item is received by a committee-member by
April 15.
To donate, call John or Janice Shireman 570-398-1095, or email HERE.  

             
      Lycoming County Progressives
   (non-partisan grassroots activists)

                 
          
 

Monday May 13, 2019    6:30pm
Lycoming Progressives monthly meeting
(non-partisan activists - 2nd Monday each month)
at New Covenant UCC
202 East Third St. Williamsport
Info: email Mike HERE

     
  Municipal PRIMARY ELECTION     
 
 

Tuesday May 21, 2019  7am - 8 pm
PRIMARY ELECTION DAY
Find your polling place HERE

   2019 Lycoming County Democratic Committee Meetings
     All Democrats welcome at all meetings!

 Date   Day   Time    Location                 Type                      Info
 Jan 9   Wed   6:30   Wmspt. City Hall      Committee          January meeting
 Feb 6   Wed   6:30   Wmspt City Hall       Committee          February meeting
 Mar 5   TUE   6:30    DEMOCRATIC CLUB  Committee          March meeting/Petition signing
 Apr 3   Wed  6:30    Wmspt. City Hall      Committee          April meeting
 Apr 27 Sat    5:30    Holiday Inn              Spring Banquet   LCDC Gala Fundraiser/Candidate Showcase
 May 1  Wed  6:30    Wmspt. City Hall       Committee          May Meeting/Pre-Municipal Primary Election
 Jun 4   TUE   6:30    DEMOCRATIC CLUB   Committee          June meeting/Primary Election Review
 Jun 20 Thu   5:30    Hiawatha Pavilion      WAWDC Picnic     Dem. Women's Club Fundraiser
 Jul  10  Wed  6:30   Wmspt City Hall        Committee          July meeting
 Aug 7   Wed  6:30   Wmspt City Hall        Committee          August meeting
 Summer   (date, time & place TBA)          LCDC Picnic         LCDC picnic/Candidate meet/greet
 Sep  3  TUE   6:30   DEMOCRATIC CLUB   Committee          September meeting
 Oct   2 Wed  6:30    Wmspt. City Hall       Committee          October meeting/Pre-Municipal Election
 Nov 6   Wed  6:30   Wmspt. City Hall       Committee          November meeting/Election Review 
 Dec 3   TUE   6:30   DEMOCRATIC CLUB    Committee         December meeting

.
Bob Herzenberg, Chair
Steve Muthler, Treasurer
Morgan Allyn, Vice Chair
Alison Rupert, Secretary
State Democratic Committee-person:  David C. Raker
.