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Democratic Women of Erie County
to attend the Democratic Women of Erie County
Monthly Dinner and Membership Meeting
Monday, April 17, 2017
Doors open at 5:30pm
Tossed salad/dressing, roll/butter, coffee, tea, soda or water
Price for dinner only:
$12.00 including tax and gratuity
Pecan Cream Pie
Price of dinner and dessert:
$14.00 including tax and gratuity
Diane Schaefer - firstname.lastname@example.org
no later than Wednesday, April 12, 2017
but sit in on the speaker presentation and membership meeting portion,
SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER
Topic: April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month
Proposed Constitution & Bylaws Proposed Changes
2017 Meeting Schedule & Dinner RSVP Deadlines:
To print 2017 Meeting Schedule and Dinner Deadlines
Please pay your 2017 dues if you have not yet done so.
You may pay dues at Dinner/Membership Meetings.
Proceeds from the 50/50 will go to the scholarship fund.
Democratic Women of Erie County 2017 Scholarship
The Democratic Women of Erie County will be awarding a $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.
REQUIREMENTS ARE AS FOLLOWS:
- 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
- Available to attend and read the essay at the Democratic Women’s July monthly meeting and at the annual picnic to be held August 21, 2017
2017 ESSAY TOPIC:
The percentage of women running for political office is exceptionally low in comparison to men.
In your opinion,
a. What do you believe accounts for this lack of political involvement by women?
b. What would your campaign strategy be to resolve the problem of recruiting women candidates for upcoming political positions?
The essay must be typed on white paper and double spaced. The applicant’s first name should appear at the top right corner of each page. Entries will be evaluated on the basis of clarity, organization, grammar and presentation.
Applicants are to complete the cover page. The cover page, essay and a school transcript are to be delivered or mailed to Charlene Adams at 1518 Pearl Street, Sandusky, OH 44870.
The essay must be postmarked - Friday, March 17, 2017
Danica Lombardi - Xavier University
The Democratic Women of Erie County awarded the 2016 $500.00 Scholarship to Danica Lombardi, attending Xavier University, who demonstrated 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.
Danica graduated from Edison High School in 2015 and is now a Sophomore at Xavier University majoring in Occupational Therapy. Danica was President of the EHS Natonal Honor Society, competed in Speech and Debate on a local, state and national level, lettered in soccer and was in band four years in high school. She was active her first year in college in helping to organize the opportunity for students to use remaining funds on their college ID food cards to purchase items at the college stores and have those items donated directly to the local homeless shelters. In addition, Danica spent this past summer working as a camp counselor for behavioral and developmental disability youth and and young adults. Danica returned to Xavier University as a Residential Advisor in her college dorm and looks forward to helping on campus and in the local community. She has signed up to volunteer for the Go Hillary campaign.
Click here for Membership Form - 2017
Join Us! You'll be glad you did!!
Officers, Committee Chairs & Committees - 2016-2018President - Darlene L. Walk
Vice-President - Margaret M. Murray
Treasurer - Diane L. Schaefer
Recording/Corresponding Secretary - Lisa R. De Verna
Membership Secretary - Adrienne G. James
Political Action Chair - Adrienne James
Publicity Chair - Margaret Taylor
Scholarship Chair - Charlene Adams
Social Chair - Mary Lou Napka
Dinner/Meeting E-mails - Diane Schaefer
Dinner/Meeting Telephone - Charlene Adams
Audit Committee - Barbara Kresser and Norma Scally
Nominating Committee - Diane-Hahler-Johnson, Sonia McCarty and Mary Zuk
Picnic Committee - Tracy Francis, Mary Lou Napka, and Connie Porter
Ways and Means Committee - Diane Hahler-Johnson,
Mary Lou Napka and Debbie Nickoloff
Paid for and authorized by the Democratic Women of Erie County
Diane L. Schaefer, Treasurer, P.O. Box 1044, Sandusky 44871-1044