Letter from the President

Letter from the President

WOW Dems Members:

Thanks to everyone who attended our first quarterly meeting of 2014. An enthusiastic crowd enjoyed an informative program about the ACA by Dr. Catalina Garcia and speeches from four local candidates followed by a productive business meeting. It was great to hear from some of our local candidates:

  • Denise Hamilton – JP Precinct 3-Place 2
  • Sameena Karmally – TX House District 89
  • Lisa Osterholt – TX House District 106
  • Mike Rawlins – Collin County Chair

We were pleased to welcome several new members as well.

We appreciate everyone who has either joined or renewed your memberships for 2014 and encourage the rest of you to follow suit. Your membership allows us to continue working towards our mission to empower North Texas women. You can join or renew here.

There is still time to RSVP for the January 15th roundtable discussion exploring the compelling issues of the 2014 gubernatorial election and find out how you can help Wendy win.

Learn about and discuss:

  • Candidate Wendy Davis and her stance on the issues
  • Volunteer opportunities and strategies to win
  • The effects of photo ID laws on voting and voter registration
  • Share your ideas for how to build a better Texas

The roundtable will be held at the Plano Center for Life Enrichment, 5924 W. Parker Rd., Suite 100, Plano 75093 (near the Tom Muehlenbeck Center). Sign in begins at 6:30 p.m. with the program scheduled to go from 7 – 8:30 p.m.  Register by emailing [email protected] and plan to bring a friend. Now more than ever your voice and energy are needed in your community.

The Far North Dallas Richardson Democrats invite you to their third annual Donkey Show to be held on February 5th. You can get more information and purchase tickets at dallasdonkeyshow.com.

The Collin County weekly phonebanks resume this Thursday from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the DPCC headquarters located at 2504 K Avenue, Suite #200, Plano 75074. You can RSVP at the Battleground Texas website by clicking on the events tab.

The WOW Dems board will be holding a planning session on Sunday, January 26th from 2 – 5 p.m. If you have ideas you’d like to share for the upcoming year or if you want to be part of the process, please contact me at [email protected].

Feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns. This is sure to be an exciting year in Texas politics.

Sharon Hirsch
WOW Dems President

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