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Political Calendar: Week of September 17, 2017

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Political Calendar for the Week of September 17, 2017:

Sunday, September 17: Constitution Day and Citizenship Day.

Democrats of Greater Tucson Annual Awards Luncheon

Sunday, September 17, 11:00 a.m.: Democrats of Greater Tucson Annual Awards Luncheon, at Hotel Tucson – City Center, 475 N. Granada Avenue, Tucson. Registreation at 11:00, Luncheon at 12:00. Master of ceremonies is David Fitzsimmons from the Arizona Daily Star, Keynote speaker is Senator Steve Farley, candidate for governor. Martin Bacal Lifetime Achievement Awardees: Elaine & Bob Clark, Laura Hogan Community Outreach Awardee: Renee Morton, Albert Elias Democratic Business Leader Awardee:
Frances Erunez. Individual tickets are $65 each. Order tickets online at Act Blue.

Monday, September 18, Noon: Democrats of Greater Tucson luncheon, Dragon’s View Restaurant (400 N. Bonita, South of St. Mary’s Road between the Freeway and Grande Avenue, turn South at Furr’s Cafeteria). New price: buffet lunch is $10.00 cash, $12 credit; just a drink is $3.50. Featured speaker is Sen. Andrea Dalessandro, Sunny Side School District Override – Speaker TBD.  Next Week: Tucson City Council Member Steve Kozachik for a campaign update.

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Political Calendar: Week of September 10, 2017

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Political Calendar for the Week of September 10, 2017:

Sunday, September 10: Week one of the 2017 NFL season.

Sunday, September 10, 2:00 p.m.:  Conversations with the Candidates, Deedra Abboud (U.S. Senate) and Billy Kovacks (U.S. House – CD2), at Cartel Coffee, 210 E. Broadway Blvd,, dowtown Tucson.

Sunday, September 10, 4:00 p.m.: Ralph Atchue campaing kickoff for LD 11 Senate, at Continental Ranch Community Center, 8881 N. Coachline Blvd., Marana.

Monday, September 11: Patriots Day.

Monday, September 11, Noon: Democrats of Greater Tucson luncheon, Dragon’s View Restaurant (400 N. Bonita, South of St. Mary’s Road between the Freeway and Grande Avenue, turn South at Furr’s Cafeteria). New price: buffet lunch is $10.00 cash, $12 credit; just a drink is $3.50. Featured speaker is Bruce Wheeler, candidate for Congress in CD 2. Next Week: Sen. Andrea Dalessandro, Sunny Side School District Override – Speaker TBD.
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Political Calendar: Week of September 3, 2017

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Political Calendar for the Week of September 3, 2017:

Monday, September 4: Labor Day.

PALF 21st Annual Labor Day Picnic

Monday, September 4, 10:00 am-2:00 pm.: Pima Area Labor Federation hosts the 21st Annual Labor Day Picnic at the Reid Park bandshell, 22nd Street (at Alvernon Way) in Tucson. PALF Olympics, entertainment, speakers, free soft drinks & hot dogs. Groups interested in tabling the event should contact PALF headquarters at (520) 388-4139.

Monday, September 4, Noon: Democrats of Greater Tucson luncheon, Dragon’s View Restaurant (400 N. Bonita, South of St. Mary’s Road between the Freeway and Grande Avenue, turn South at Furr’s Cafeteria). New price: buffet lunch is $10.00 cash, $12 credit; just a drink is $3.50. No DGT in observance of Labor Day. Next Week: Bruce Wheeler, candidate for Congress in CD 2.

DCSRA Labor Day Party

Monday, September 4, 4:00 p.m.: Democratic Club of the Santa Rita Area Labor Day Party, at Esperanza Estates Pavilion: Calle del Ensalmo and Camino del Portillo Roads (two blocks south of Esperanza and Camino de Portillo). Dinner at 4:30. entertainment by 43 Miles North at 5:30. Cost is $15 per person. Register in person at DCSRA headquarters, or mail in this Reservation Form with your check.

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Political Calendar: Week of August 27, 2017

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Political Calendar for the Week of August 27, 2017:

Sunday, August 27, 3:00 p.m.: Marana Democrats meeting, at the Continental Reserve Urgent Care, 8333 N. Silverbell Road, Tucson. Featured speaker is Commissioner Bob Burns of the Arizona Corporations Commission. For more information please contact Buddy Gill at maranadems@gmail.com or (408) 806-2036.

Sunday, August 27, 8:00 p.m.: Laughing Liberally Tucson returns to lampoon the national, state and local political scene. Come out and enjoy Tucson’s best and brightest comics as we try our best to save democracy…one laugh at a time. it’s FUN… it’s FREE… The Flycatcher, 340 E 6th Street (at 4th Avenue), Tucson. Usually the last Sunday every month.

Monday, August 21, Noon: Democrats of Greater Tucson luncheon, Dragon’s View Restaurant (400 N. Bonita, South of St. Mary’s Road between the Freeway and Grande Avenue, turn South at Furr’s Cafeteria). New price: buffet lunch is $10.00 cash, $12 credit; just a drink is $3.50. Featured speaker is Nancy Young Wright from Pima Animal Care Center.Next Week: No DGT in observance of Labor Day.

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Political Calendar: Week of August 20, 2017

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Political Calendar for the Week of August 20, 2017:

Monday, August 21, Noon: Democrats of Greater Tucson luncheon, Dragon’s View Restaurant (400 N. Bonita, South of St. Mary’s Road between the Freeway and Grande Avenue, turn South at Furr’s Cafeteria). New price: buffet lunch is $10.00 cash, $12 credit; just a drink is $3.50. Featured speaker is Domingo DeGrazia, candidate for LD 10 House. Next Week: Nancy Young Wright from Pima Animal Care Center.

Monday, August 21, 5:30 p.m.: The Presidio Museum and the Tucson-Pima County Historical Commission invite you to celebrate the City of Tucson’s Official 242nd Birthday “with a bang”! This event is free and open to the public. El Presidio San Agustin is at 196 N. Court Avenue in downtown Tucson. For more info: http://tucsonpresidio.com/.

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Political Calendar: Week of August 13, 2017

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Political Calendar for the Week of August 13, 2017:

Monday, August 14, Noon: Democrats of Greater Tucson luncheon, Dragon’s View Restaurant (400 N. Bonita, South of St. Mary’s Road between the Freeway and Grande Avenue, turn South at Furr’s Cafeteria). New price: buffet lunch is $10.00 cash, $12 credit; just a drink is $3.50. Featured speaker is Mark Clark from Pima Council on Aging. Next Week: Domingo DeGrazia, candidate for LD 10 House.

#DontTreadOnAz Statewide Day of Action

Monday, August 14, 4:00 p.m.: #DontTreadOnAz statewide day of action,  from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at all of the congressional district offices throughout Arizona. In districts with progressive representatives, we will gather to show our support for their positive leadership. In districts with conservative representatives, we will gather to show our opposition to their hateful and harmful actions.  Our call to action isDon’t Tread on AZ”!  We are tired of having the mantle of patriotism, liberty and freedom being used by the right to invalidate our attempts to provide protections to the most vulnerable among us.  Our healthcare, education, human rights, and environment, and are not up for debate.Please visit the website below for a list of event locations, click on your city, and RSVP in Facebookhttps://AZResist.org/DontTreadOnAZ/ (Más Detalles En Español). Please also share this event with your organization’s members, your Facebook and Twitter followers, and your neighbors, family, and friends.  This is an opportunity for progressive communities throughout the state to stand together in unity and solidarity.  Bring your signs, bring your letters, bring your voice!

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