Reminder of our Meeting this Wednesday!

Dear Friends and Members of the Spring Valley Lemon Grove Democratic Club,

Our meeting this month is on Wednesday, November 13 at 6:30.

This Month we are looking at “Who is running or Thinking about Running” We will have some local candidates and potential candidates or their supporters come share with us their thoughts and learn from those who have run locally.

Please join us for what look to be a very lively evening!

Our location is Monte Vista Village, 2211 Massachusetts Ave, Lemon Grove, CA 91945. We will be meeting in the Dining Hall, which is near the long driveway you can see from Massachusetts Ave. You can park in the driveway or on the street.

Cynthia Jurado

Spring Valley Lemon Grove Democratic Club
svlgdems

November meeting November 13, 2019 Local Candidates

Dear Friends and Members of the Spring Valley Lemon Grove Democratic Club,

Our meeting this month is on Wednesday, November 13 at 6:30.

This Month we are looking at “Who is running or Thinking about Running” We will have some local candidates and potential candidates or their supporters come share with us their thoughts and learn from those who have run locally.

Please join us for what look to be a very lively evening!

Attached is an announcement for a town hall for Joaquin Vazquez * for this Friday, November 8, He is featuring a special guest at the event : Andres Bernel ,former Sr., Policy Advisor to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s 2018 Campaign.

Our location is Monte Vista Village, 2211 Massachusetts Ave, Lemon Grove, CA 91945. We will be meeting in the Dining Hall, which is near the long driveway you can see from Massachusetts Ave. You can park in the driveway or on the street.

*While the club has not endorsed a candidate in the 53rd Congressional race. We are sharing this as Joaquin is active in our club and many of our members are interested in the Green New Deal.
Cynthia Jurado

Green New Deal Town Hall with Special Guest: Andrés Bernal.pdf

Spring Valley Lemon Grove Democratic Club
svlgdems

November 18 – Endorsements

New Meeting Start Time

We are moving the meeting time to start promptly at 6:30 PM.
Social time will be from 6:00PM to 6:30PM.

Because our agenda is completely full, we will not be able to give candidates (not on the agenda) time at the beginning of the meeting, as we usually do, to address our members but we may have time at the end of the meeting. We encourage candidates to come to the Social Time so that they may talk directly to club members before the meeting starts.

Endorsements
Chaired by Yvonne Elkin, Endorsement Committee Chair

We will attempt to endorse in the following races (please note that we have added the CA Assembly District 71 since our last meeting):

  • San Diego City Council District 3 – Toni Duran, Adrian Kwiatkowski, Chris Olsen, Stephen Whitburn
  • San Diego City Council District 5 – Marni Von Wilpert, Isaac Wang, Gary Westerburg,
  • Chula Vista City Council D4 – Andrea Cardenas, Delfina Gonzales, Rudy Ramirez
  • Assembly District 71 – Edison Gomez-Kraus, Nina Gould, Elizabeth Lavertu

Moxie Night – Handbagged – Nov 8

Please don’t forget that Friday, November 8, at 8pm The Woman’s Club will join the Moxie Theatre for HANDBAGGED.

If you want to go at our discount rate call the Box Office 858-598-7620 to buy tickets, to make sure they come out of the reserved block of tickets and that they have the correct discount. When you call, please indicate that you are purchasing tickets with the Democratic Woman’s Club group. The Box Office is open Mon-Thurs from 9AM-1PM.

Reserved for our group are only 20 tickets.
The prices will be Adult $25.75 and Senior/Student/Military $22.50. This includes a 35% discount per ticket.

Please let Moxie staff member Jessamyn know if you have any questions.


Holiday Party

Club member Laurie Black has graciously volunteered to host DWC’s Holiday Party at her home in the area of the Marston House, in Balboa Park.

SAVE THE DATE, Wednesday, December 18. Details TBA

Meeting Location

We meet at Elijah’s Restaurant, 7061 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92111

MTS routes 44 and 60.
If you need a ride home afterwards, contact us beforehand so we can arrange carpools.

Come early and socialize with club members and officers. Officers are there by 6PM and available to talk and answer questions.

Order dinner or a drink to sustain you, and the restaurant!

Notes from October 2019 Meeting – Endorsements

Democratic Woman’s Club of San Diego County
Monday, October 21, 2019, Monthly Meeting, Elijah’s Restaurant

Welcome members, guests, elected officials, and candidates.

  • Cathie Hyatt, Secretary, opened the meeting at 6:30PM

Agenda

  • Approval of Agenda (Motion: Laurie Black)
  • Welcome members, guests, elected officials, and candidates

Representatives of Elected Officials:

  • Doug Case representing Toni Atkins, California Senate District 39

Meeting turned over to Endorsement Committee

  • Chaired by Yvonne Elkin

San Diego Community College Board District D (Friendly Incumbent): – Mary Graham

  • Endorsed by acclamation (M: Ruth Rollins). Unanimous.

San Diego City Council District 7 – Raul Campillo, Wendy Wheatcroft (represented by Brandon Weber)

  • Raul Campillo endorsed.

San Diego City Council District 1 – Aaron Brennan (represented by Janessa Goldbeck), Joe LaCava, Will Moore, Harid Puentes, Louis Rodolico, James Rudolph

  • Joe LaCava and Harid Puentes rated acceptable

November Endorsement Calendar: Attempt to endorse in the following races (M: Patty Peterson):

  • San Diego City Council D3 – Toni Duran, Adrian Kwiatkowski, Chris Olsen, Stephen Whitburn
  • San Diego City Council D5 – Marni Von Wilpert, Isaac Wang, Gary Westerburg
  • Chula Vista City Council D4 – Andrea Cardenas, Delfina Gonzalez, Rudy Ramirez

Unanimous approval of November endorsement calendar 

Officers’ Reports

External Vice President, Ramla Sahid – Surveillance lights update.

Treasurer, Rosamond Blevins – Balance of account. Rosamond entertains motion to donate $500 to Women Empowered International. (M: Ramla Sahid). Passes unanimously.

Secretary, Cathie Hyatt – Little free library and next book club selection: We Live for the We, Dani McClain

Social Committee Chair, Kate Bishop – DWC – Moxie Night Handbagged, Friday, November 8, 8:00PM

Old Business

  • Women Empowered International explained by 2019 honoree Anne Hoiberg.

New Business

  • Thank you to Susan and Rosamond for the voting sticks!

Announcement:

  • Kate Bishop: South Bay Progressive Dem Club Panel on Earl McNeil, October 28, 7:00PM
  • Beatrice Cubitt: Fundraiser for Marni Von Wilpert, November 9, 2:00PM

Candidates Remarks

  • Kendra Taylor – Candidate for SD County Board of Supervisors Dist. 2
  • Roberta Winston – Candidate for Superior Court Judge 18
  • Tim Nadar – Candidate for Superior Court Judge 30
  • Delfina Gonzalez – Candidate for Chula Vista City Council Dist. 4
  • Dr. LaWana Richmond – Candidate for SD Unified School Board Dist. E
  • Cindy Lopez – Candidate for SD Unified School Board Dist. E
  • Lauren Beir – Candidate for Central Committee Dist. 77
  • Brenda Arnold – Candidate for Central Committee Dist. 80
  • Kevin Alston – Candidate for SD City Council Dist. 9
  • Kate Bishop – Candidate for Chula Vista Elementary School Board & Central Committee Dist. 80

Meeting adjourned: 8:15pm 

Next regular meeting is 6:30PM Monday, November 18, 2019, Elijah’s Restaurant.

Notes by Cathie Hyatt, Secretary

Club Meeting: November 12

 

Hello, Clairemont Democrats!

Join us for our next club meeting next Tuesday, November 12th at 7:00pm inside Elijah’s Restaurant (7061 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., San Diego 92111).

We will hear speakers on the YES and NO side of the proposed Newland Sierra project in North County that will be on the March 3rd primary ballot. Also, we’ll hear about the county party’s GO Team and how they are organizing to turnout voters for the primary election and throughout 2020.

Finally, we will get an update on the 2020 Census.

If you have suggestions or ideas about meeting topics or event types that you’d like us to host, please email them to me or visit our Facebook page.

If you would like to join, or renew your club membership ($20 dues), please do so on our membership page. You may also renew at the meeting. Or, if you would prefer to mail a check, here is our PO Box information:

Clairemont Democratic Club
PO Box 178846
San Diego, CA 92117

It is our shared responsibility to ensure that people are informed, educated, and not mystified by stage craft, economic bribery or the feeling of helplessness. We have so many exciting things in store for our Clairemont Democratic Club members. We look forward to seeing each and every one of you at one (but hopefully all) of our meetings and events.