CCDC Zoom Meeting May 3 (rescheduled)

On May 3rd, from 3 to 5 PM, we held a virtual meeting that centered around the draft Platform.  Ben Grant, Chair of the 2020 Maine Democratic Party Platform committee, assisted us and accepted comments and discussion.

We also held a brief business meeting. One of the necessary actions was to elect at-large members of the CCDC (who can participate and vote in future meetings).

The zoom meeting was streamed live to YouTube and recorded so everyone can see the presentation and discussion.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXPM_vWVbD56TI_DCbXhUxQ/live

A recording of the meeting in zoom format is available here:

Recording Password: 3y.3n1Nj

Cumberland County State Committee Delegates Chosen

The Cumberland County Democratic Committee would like to congratulate the new and returning delegates to the state committee. We would also like to thank all the wonderful volunteers who helped with the Cumberland County Caucus at the Maine Democratic State Convention.

Seth Berner, Portland
Kathy Bouchard, Scarborough
Joseph Brunelle, Portland
Meghan Casey, Yarmouth
Michael Desjardins, Portland
Elizabeth Edgecomb, Scarborough
Cynthia Handlen, Portland
Jon Hinck, Portland
Richard Rudolph, Portland
Jonathan Torsch, Portland
Kathleen Worcester, Westbrook
Tom Bull, Freeport (Alternate)

2018 Caucus Information

Preregistration: You may preregister at the Maine Democratic Party website.

Town Location Doors Open Caucus Begins Convener Email
Baldwin Baldwin Town Hall 1:00PM 1:30 PM sgormady@gmail.com
Bridgton Bridgton Town Office 12:00 PM 1:00 PM larryflaherty01@gmail.com
Brunswick Brunswick Junior High 1:00 PM 2:00 PM trish@riley.net
Cape Elizabeth Cape Elizabeth Middle School 1:30 PM 2:00 PM nolanreighl@gmail.com
Casco Casco Community Ctr 12:30 PM 1:00 PM pegdilley@ymail.com
Chebeague Chebeague Island Hall 12:30 PM 1:00 PM democrats@chegeague.net
Cumberland Falmouth Elementary 3:30 PM 4:00 PM tomfoptld@yahoo.com
Falmouth Falmouth Elementary 3:30 PM 4:00 PM dconroyvella@gmail.com
Freeport Freeport High School 2:00 PM 3:00 PM tbull71@msn.com
Gorham Gorham Middle School 1:30 PM 2:00 PM mebuckelew@gmail.com
Gray Henry Pennell Municipal Complex 12:30 PM 1:00 PM susan@tsukroffmaine.com
Harpswell Harpswell Community School 12:00 PM 1:00 PM deanklepner@mac.com
Harrison Harrison Fire Station 3:00 PM 4:00 PM wwwings@megalink.net
Long Island Long Island Learning Center 12:00 PM 1:00 PM nmberges@myfairpoint.net
Naples Naples Town Office 1:00 PM 1:30 PM alisoncaulfield@twc.com
New Gloucester New Gloucester Community Bldg 3:00 PM 3:30 PM nicmmitdsd@gmail.com
North Yarmouth North Yarmouth Memorial School 12:30 PM 1:00 PM apg1@maine.rr.com
Portland King Middle School 1:00 PM 2:00 PM sarahlalexander@gmail.com
Pownal Mallett Hall 1:30 AM 2:00 PM gteegarden@sjcme.edu
Raymond Raymond Fire & Safety 12:00 PM 1:00 PM jcummin1@maine.rr.com
Scarborough Scarborough HS 12:30 PM 1:00 PM rhndrcksn@aol.com
Sebago Sebago Town Office 5:00 PM 6:00 PM sebagostrider@yahoo.com
South Portland S. Portland Community Ctr 12:00 PM 1:00 PM mattbeck13@msn.com
Standish Standish Municipal Ctr 12:30 PM 1:00 PM rjdeakin@gmail.com
Westbrook Westbrook Community Ctr 1:00 PM 2:00 PM morsedc@gmail.com
Windham Windham Town Hall 12:30 PM 1:00 PM kw52162@aol.com
Yarmouth Harrison Middle School 1:30 PM 2:00 PM mcasey@maine.rr.com

Cumberland County Democrats Picnic July 23rd

Come meet and eat with your fellow Cumberland County Democrats at the Kiwanis Beach in Standish Sunday July 23rd at 2:00pm. We’ll supply the hamburgers, hot dogs, veggie burgers, chips, soft drinks, and water. Bring desserts!

There is 1000 feet of lakefront beach. So bring your swimsuit to the picnic. There is changing rooms and bathroom facilities. Also there is parking. The Kiwanis Beach is located off of Route 25 in Standish after you pass the junction of Route 113. Beach fees: 13 years and older is $4.00; 12 years old and under is $1.00; parking is free.

Aside from the beach entrance fee, the picnic is free. You may let us know you will be joining us through the event page at ActBlue. You may also use that link to support the event at one of our donor levels: Sponsor, $100; Host, $50; Friend $25.

Sponsors

American Roots
James Boyle
Sen. Catherine Breen
Ralph Carmona, Ph.D.
Jean-Marie Caterina
Deirdre Conroy-Vella
Craig Dorais
Roy Gedat
Rachel Hendrickson
Steven Hendrickson
Neil Jamieson
Michael Langenmayr
Nathaniel Seth Levy, Esq.

Hosts

Tim Goodwin
Joseph McMahon
Diane Russell
Timothy Shannon

Friends

Harlan Baker
Joey Brunelle
Maurie Hill
Grace Leavitt
Frayla Tarpinian
Bob Wake

CUMBERLAND COUNTY DEMOCRATS TO HOLD BOWL A THON FUNDRAISER

The Cumberland County Democratic Committee will hold a fund raising bowl a thon May 24th at 7pm at 33 Elmwood in Westbrook.

33 Elmwood is a new bowling alley off of route 302 at Prides Corner. The facility offers ten pin and candle pin bowling as well as a bar and restaurant.

Participants (bowlers) are asked to collect pledges against the number of pins they knock down during one game. For example if one scores a 100 and gets a pledge of ten cents pin, then the person who has pledged will donate $10 to the Cumberland County Democratic Committee.

If you cannot collect pledges you are welcome to bowl and pledge on your score.

For more information and pledge sheets contact Harlan Baker at hbaker@maine.edu or call 207-712-0228.

CCDC Quarterly Meeting Sunday, April 9th

Join us in South Portland:

Quarterly Meeting – Sunday, April 9, 3:30pm – 5:30pm
South Portland Community Center – Senior Wing, 21 Nelson Rd., South Portland

Special guest speaker: Attorney General Janet Mills talking about issues facing Maine with this new administration in D.C and the old administration in Augusta.

New from the Resistance – Deep Canvassing – what is it and how can you use it to recruit people who support your issues.

Special question for discussion and your input – How can the CCDC help municipal committees in Cumberland County develop their capacity to be effective advocates during these troubling times?

There will be a brief business meeting at the beginning of the event.

-A special thank you to the South Portland Dems for acting as hosts for this meeting.

Portland Fundraiser: The 1st Annual New Deal Dance Party

October 27 @ 7:00 pm10:00 pm

Tired of this election? Take a load off and join your neighbors for this 1930s themed swing dance at historic Mechanics Hall in Portland.

Live music by the famous New England swing band The Soggy Po Boys from 7:30-10pm. Swing dance lessons from 7-7:30pm. Snacks and libations will be served.

Buy tickets here! (All proceeds go to the Portland Democratic City Committee to support local Democrats.)

RSVP on Facebook here.

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