Calendar of Events & Obama & Dean Team Up & Dean, Chair for 4 more yrs.!

From: Carol C.
Sent on: Saturday, June 7, 2008 1:58 AM
CHECK OUT EVENTS:
*6/8 Jess's 50th Party,
*6/11 Great Guests List for "Election Reflection" Donna Frye & Andrew Donohue
*6/12, YOU ARE INVITED to see FILM :"The Devil Came on Horseback"
*6/17 City Club, Scott McClellan - Former White House Press Secretary!
*6/17 Women's Rights are Human Rights,
*6/20 Flavio Espinal, Ambassador of the Dominican Republic to U.S.&
Many More...See Below
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Obama & Dean Team Up & Dean, Chair for 4 more yrs.!

Yippee, Our hero is going to be DNC for another 4 years!

Great article...and another great picture, too.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/06/05/obama-and-dean-team-up-to_n_105419.html

Excerpt:
"The potential beneficiaries of the Obama-Dean alliance could be numerous. Down-ticket Democrats are not only banking on an influx of resources into their races, but are hoping that a synthesized effort between the presidential candidate and campaign committees provides a political boost even in traditionally hostile locales. The environment is certainly ripe. Already Democrats have ripped three congressional seats away from the GOP in special elections. The Cook Political Report list 27 seats GOP House seats that will be in play, in addition to seven in the Senate."

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CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Sunday, June 8th, 9:00 -11:00 am. Beach cleanup with "Coastkeeper to celebrate World Ocean Day". At La Jolla Shores. Info: Sarah Blakeslee at [address removed]. http://www.theoceanproject.org/wod/index.php

***Sunday, June 8th, 2:00 to 4:00 pm (VIP reception at 1:30). "A Special 50th Birthday Celebration for the San Diego County Democratic Party Chair, Jess Durfee". $50 General Admission or $250 Host Committee (includes VIP Reception in the Penthouse). At the Courtyard at the Deca Condominiums, 3740 Park Blvd., San Diego, 92103 (at Robinson St.). RSVP through an online contribution at http://www.actblue.com/page/50 or call (858)[masked] or email [address removed]

Sunday, June 8th, 4:00 - 6:00 pm. East County Caucus Post election debrief and candidate recruitment. At the Rancho San Diego Library 11555 Via Rancho San Diego, El Cajon 92019 For info: chrispearson11@hotmail.com

Sunday, June 8th, 5:00-7:00 pm."Barbeque fund-raiser to honor Robert J. Hamilton, Democratic candidate"opposing Darrell Issa for the 49th CD. Co-hosted by the Democratic Clubs of Fallbrook, Escondido, Carlsbad-Oceanside, S.W. Riverside County, the Progressive Democratic Club of North County, and numerous community leaders. At the home of James and Cynthia Meketa in Bonsall. Info:[masked]-2199.

Monday, June 9th, 7:00-9:00 pm. Mesa Democratic Club Meeting, Topic: June 3 Primary & Presidential Elections. In the Community Room of the Clairemont Square Shopping Center, 4731 Clairemont Drive off Lakehurst Ave. across from the UPS Store. Info: Carol Changus[masked] or [address removed] or www.mesademocrats.org

Tuesday, June 10th, 7:00 pm. South County Caucus Post election debrief and candidate recruitment. At the South Bay satellite office in Chula Vista. The address is 45 3rd Ave, Chula Vista. Contact: [address removed]

Tuesday, June 10th, refreshments at 6:30, meeting at 7:00 pm. North County Democrats meeting. At the North County Campaign Headquarters, 135 East Grand Ave, Escondido. Enjoy refreshments and tour the new Campaign Headquarters which are for the use of North County Democratic clubs and candidates as a staging area for the coming elections and GOTV team activities. Infor: Dale Ordas at [address removed]

Tuesday, June 10th, 7:00 pm. "Jeremy Scahill", author of a revised & updated paperback titled "Blackwater: Rise of the World's Most Powerful Mercenary Army," will discuss "Blackwater Worldwide" and their latest attempt to build base in SD. At the First UU Church in Hillcrest.

****Wednesday, June 11th, reception at 5:00, panel at 6:00 pm. Progressive San Diego's 'ELECTION REFLECTION' Panel Discussion. Expert analysis of June 3rd Election by Councilmember Donna Frye, Lorena Gonzalez, Lani Lutar and Andrew Donohue. Moderated by CityBeat's Eric Wolff. Suggested donation $20. At Coughlin Stoia Geller Rudman & Robbins LLP, 655 West Broadway, Suite 1900, San Diego 92101. RSVP to[masked] or [address removed].

***Thursday, June 12th, doors open at 6:30 pm, film at 7:00, dessert & coffee reception at 8:30 pm. Private viewing of the internationally acclaimed, award-winning film "The Devil Came on Horseback." This film, co-produced by Ira Lechner and Eileen Haag, documents the atrocities in Darfur and honors the courage of a former Marine, Brian Steidle, whose photographs alerted the World Community to protest the inaction of the great powers. This event is being hosted by Ira Lechner and Eileen Haag, Jim and Kathy Waring, and The San Diego Coalition to Stop Genocide in Darfur at The Museum of Natural History, Balboa Park. Contributions (large or small) will be requested for "Global Grassroots", a 501(c)(3) charity assisting women who are victims, survivors and refugees of Darfur. RSVP to Ira Lechner at [address removed], or Aaron Coleman at [address removed] *Special INVITATION Event:

You Are Invited...
Ira Lechner and Eileen Haag & Jim and Kathy Waring &
The San Diego Coalition To Stop Genocide In Darfur

Invite You and Your Friends to Be Our Guests

For A Private Showing of the Internationally Acclaimed Award Winning Documentary Film

"THE DEVIL CAME ON HORSEBACK"

Co-produced by Ira and Eileen, and documenting the atrocities in Darfur, "The Devil Came On Horseback" honors the courage of a former Marine, Brian Steidle, whose photographs alerted the World Community to protest the inaction of the great powers

DATE: Thursday, June 12, 2008

TIME: Doors Open at 6:30 PM

WHAT: Private Film Showing - 7:00 PM

GOODIES: Dessert & Coffee Reception - 8:30 PM

WHERE: The Museum of Natural History, Balboa Park

RSVP: to Ira Lechner at [address removed], or Aaron Coleman at [address removed]

Contributions (large or small) will be requested at the event for "Global Grassroots", a 501 (c)(3) charity assisting women who are victims, survivors and refugees of Darfur.
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Friday, June 13th, Noon. March for Justice for Janitors. Meet at Civic Center Plaza in Downtown San Diego on and then march to One America Plaza. Info: Albert Velasquez at [address removed]

Friday, June 13th, noon. Catfish Club Luncheon: Nancy Graham, Centre City Development Corporation "Update on the Downtown Government Center Master Plan." At the San Diego Hall of Champions - Balboa Park. Details at http://www.catfishclub.net/Events/CurrentEvents.html

Saturday, June 14th, 10:30 am. Escondido Democratic Club meeting. Rev. Richard Lawrence a retired Methodist minister who is a member of the Interfaith Committee for Worker Justice, will discuss ?A Living Wage: Why It?s a Good Payday for Everyone.? At the Escondido Public Library, 239 S. Kalmia St. in Escondido. Info: Rick Moore at [address removed] or[masked]

***Tuesday, June 17, 2008, 6:30 PM Dinner The City Club of San Diego Proudly Presents: Scott McClellan ? Former White House Press Secretary to President George W. Bush Speaking on ?What Happened? LOCATION: Harborside Room ? Holiday Inn on the Bay, Harbor Drive at Ash Street, City Club Members: $40, Non-Members, $60 (copies of Mr. McClellan`s book will be available) Phone Reservations:[masked]

***Tuesday, June 17th, 7:00 pm. Women?s Rights Are Human Rights - Five human rights activists will discuss women?s conditions in five countries within Africa, Asia, Latin America and North America. The program will also feature professional actors performing dramatic readings about war and peace, and the effects on human rights. Sponsored by Voices of Women. At the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice on the University of San Diego campus. Info: www.voicesofwomen.org or 858.642.6770.

Friday, June 20, 2008, 12-Noon Luncheon, The City Club of San Diego & the Catfish Club Proudly Presents His Excellency Flavio Espinal, Ambassador of the Dominican Republic to the United States, Speaking on: "Latin America & the Future of American Foreign Policy" LOCATION: San Diego Hall of Champions ? Balboa Park, 2131 Pan American Plaza Members: $20. Phone Reservations:[masked]

Sunday, June 22nd from 1:30 - 3:30 pm. Progressive Democrats of San Diego meeting. Special speaker, lively discussion. Vista Public Library community room, 700 Eucalyptus Ave. ,Vista. [masked]). Info: [address removed] or[masked]-5001.

Tuesday, June 24th, 1:00 pm."Progressive Grandmothers" meeting. Guest speaker: Marshall Saunders has been trained byVP Gore's non-profit CLIMATE PROJECT and is Founder and Managing Director of the Citizen's Climate Lobby. At at the Remington Club, 16925 Hierba, Rancho Bernardo. All are invited regardless of gender or age. Info: Vi Mooberry at[masked]-7833.

Wednesday, June 25th, 10:15 am to noon. Voter registration for newly naturalized citizens.Join other volunteers to register voters at Golden Hall, Corner of 3rd and B Street. Parking at Horton Plaza. RSVP to Greg Bolan at [address removed]. Note: The San Diego Voter Registration team usesYahoo Groups to send out volunteer emails. To receive these emails go to http://groups.yahoo.com/group/sdvoter/ and click on "Join This Group."

Thursday, June 26th, 10:00 am-1:00 pm. Codepink Kids PEACE Playgroup - teach the next generation about peace NOT war. At the Del Mar Beach main lifeguard station (16th street). Info: [address removed]

Thursday, June 26th, 6:30 social, 7:00 pm meeting. San Diego Democratic Club Meeting. At the Joyce Beers Uptown Community Center, Uptown District, Hillcrest ? Vermont Ave., 2 Blocks North of University Ave. Info: (858)[masked] or [address removed]

Friday, June 27th, noon. Catfish Club Luncheon: "Politically Speaking," an appraisal of local and national elections, with KNSD Anchor Gene Cubbinson, San Diego Union-Tribune Political Reporter Ron Powell, and others. At the Hall of Champions in Balboa Park. Details at http://www.catfishclub.net/Events/CurrentEvents.html


Saturday, June 28th, 10:00 am-noon. Democratic Club of Carlsbad-Oceanside Meeting. Topic: General Election. Speakers: 50th CD candidate Nick Leibham, and 49th AD candidate Judy Jones of San Clemente. At the Carlsbad Woman's Club, 3320 Monroe St., Carlsbad, 4 blocks east of Highway 5, Carlsbad Village Dr. exit. Info: Robin Friedheim,[masked], [address removed].

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