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Democratic Women of Erie County

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to attend the Democratic Women of Erie County 
Monthly Dinner and Membership Meeting!

Monday, July 15 , 2019

American Legion Post 83, 3615 Hayes Avenue, Sandusky 44870
NOTE: The rest of 2019 dinners/meetings will be held at American Legion Post 83

Social/Gathering - Doors open at 5:00pm
Dinner - 5:30pm
Dinners include: Coffee/Tea/Soft Drink/Tossed Salad/Vegetable/Bread/Butter
(Unless so noted)

Choice of One Dinner Entree:
Chicken Salad on Croissant with Pasta Salad
Cauliflower Quiche with Fresh Fruit and Muffin 
Entree: $13.00 including tax and service gratuity

Optional Dessert with one dinner entree:
Dessert: Strawberry Short Cake
Entree plus Dessert: $15.00 including tax and service gratuity 
If you would like to attend the speaker presentation and membership meeting only,
there is a $5.00 service fee that includes one (1) beverage (coffee, tea, water, soft drink) 
and includes service gratuity.

Reservations must be made no later than Wednesday, July 10, 2019.

RSVP: Diane Schaefer |
NOTE: If you must cancel your reservation, 
please contact Diane Schaefer, NOT AMERICAN LEGION!
 If you do not cancel your reservation at least 24 hours prior to the dinner, you will be billed.


Regular Meeting


Talon Flohr/Outreach Coordinator of the Sandusky Neighborhood Initiative

Sharing a strong commitment to revamping and improving the local neighborhoods of Sandusky



Supporting our Community and Local Residents


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Monday, August 19, 2019
Save the Date - 2019 Picnic - DWofEC

Buffet includes:
Ribs, Chicken, Potato Salad, Baked Beans, Corn on the Cob 
Meatless Rigatoni, Rolls and Butter and Dessert

More information will be posted as soon as available!


Please pay your 2019 dues if you have not yet done so.

 An increase in monthly meeting dinners was voted on at November 2017 meeting:
Entree - up to $13.00 per person including tax and service gratuity
Entree with Dessert - up to $15.00 per person including tax and service gratuity


Proceeds from the 50/50 will go to the scholarship fund. 


Democratic Women of Erie County 2019 Scholarship

The Democratic Women of Erie County will be awarding at least one (1) $500.00 scholarship to a local female resident who demonstrates the principles of the Democratic Party.  The purpose of the scholarship is to stimulate interest in and to create involvement in local, state and national government.


  • Erie County female resident
  • GPA minimum of 3.0
  • Scholarship is restricted to an accredited institution of higher learning
  • 250-500 word essay is required
  • Registered to Vote if Age Permits
    • Registered at 17 years old, if applicant will be 18 years old on the day of the November 5, 2019 Election
  • Available to attend the Democratic Women of Erie County Meeting
    • June 17, 2019: Introduction of the scholarship recipient and reading of the essay


  • Who do you believe would make great President and Vice President Candidates for the 2020 election?  Why? 

  • Please be specific in your reasons for both individuals, including information such as campaign finance funds, voting record, political office history, and any other remarkable information.

  • Please Note the Following: 

    1) The essay must be typed on white paper and double spaced. 

    2) The applicant’s first name should appear at the top right corner of each page.  

    3) Entries will be evaluated on the basis of clarity, organization, grammar and presentation.  

Please complete the cover page, and submit it with your essay and a school transcript to:       

  • Charlene Adams at 1518 Pearl Street, Sandusky, OH  44870.                                                          

The essay must be postmarked no later than Friday, March 8, 2019.  We allow 10 days for delivery.

Any questions, please contact:

To print out cover page, requirements, essay topic and contact information, please click on links below:


2019 Scholarship Recipients

Andra Grant - Cleveland State University

Andra Grant, a 2018 Sandusky High School graduate,
Andra Grant - Photo
is attending Cleveland State University 
and  majoring in Health Science 
with a track in the Pre-Physician Assistant Program. 

Rikki Garand - The Ohio State University   

Rikki Garand, a St. Mary Central Catholic High School Senior,
Rikki Garand - Photo
is planning to attend The Ohio State University 
and majoring in Political Science 
with a focus in Public Affairs/Government. 


Click here for Membership Form - 2019
Join Us!  You'll be glad you did!!


Officers, Committees & Committee Chairs

*President (2018-2019) - Margaret M. Murray
*Vice-President (2018-2019) - Debra L. Nickoloff
*Secretary (2019-2020) - Lisa R. DeVerna
*Treasurer (2019-2020) - Diane L. Schaefer
*Membership Secretary (2018-2019) - Connie J. Porter

Constitution & Bylaws - Sandra Brown
Chaplain - Patricia Baum
Historian - Mary Norris 
*Parliamentarian - Diane Hahler-Johnson
*Political Action Chair - Darlene Walk
*Publicity - Amanda Fackler
Scholarship Chair - Charlene Adams
*Social Chair - Mary Lou Napka
Voter Registration and Membership Drive - Debbie Nickoloff
*Ways & Means Chair - Traci Francis, Julie Farrar
* = Member of the Executive Committee

Auditing Committee - Nettie Cox, Barbara Kresser, Norma Scally
Christmas Dinner Committee - Diane Hahler-Johnson, Mary Lou Napka, Connie Porter
Dinner/Meeting E-mails - Diane Schaefer
Dinner/Meeting Telephone - Connie Porter
Nominating Committee - Barb Kessler, Peggy Murray, Norma Scally
Parliamentarian & Bylaws - Diane Hahler-Johnson, Sandra Brown, Connie Porter, Karen Walderzak, Darlene Walk
Picnic Committee - Traci Francis, Diane Hahler-Johnson
Political Action Committee - Darlene Walk, Beverly Newell Hancock, Marlisa Young
Scholarship Committee - Charlene Adams, Traci Francis, Debbie Nickoloff,
Yvette Rankins
Ways & Means Committee - Traci Francis, Julie Farrar, MaryLou Napka, Diane Hahler-Johnson

Paid for and authorized by the Democratic Women of Erie County
Diane L. Schaefer, Treasurer, P.O. Box 1044, Sandusky 44871-1044