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Attend the next Englewood Democratic Club meeting on Jan 26th

On  Wednesday January 26, 2022 at 5:30 PM, we invite you to attend via Zoom our Englewood Democratic Club meeting of like-minded, energetic, well-informed, fun-loving, dedicated Democrats. Signup: https://www.mobilize.us/sarasotacountydec/event/436996/ Democracy One Vote at a Time This meeting features Kindra Muntz, President of Sarasota Alliance for Fair Elections, as our speaker.  Kindra will speak about the

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Charlotte County Democrats

Englewood Democratic Club (EDC) observes the 1st anniversary of attempted insurrection

By Lenny Guckenheimer, Charlotte County Dems contributing writer On Thursday afternoon, about 20 Democrats and EDC  members gathered outside at Paraiso Mexican Grille and Bar in Englewood to reflect on the siege (and thankfully) failed coup on Jan. 6, 2021. Fran Dance, Charlotte County Dems communication committee chair, addressed the group by recalling other tragic

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Environment

An opportunity to discuss water quality

The following Editorial appeared in The Daily Sun on January 10, 2021. There may not be a topic that gets people’s attention in Southwest Florida easier than the condition of our water resources. Be it concerns about phosphate mining, red tide, sewer malfunctions or the question of supply and demand, everyone has a stake in

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Events

Will Donald Trump get away with inciting an insurrection?

Please join a Democracy Preservation commemorative vigil event on Jan 6th at your choice of  Babcock Ranch, Englewood or Punta Gorda. Click your preferred location to learn more and register for the event. By Laurence H. Tribe, Donald Ayer and Dennis Aftergut, The New York Times, Dec 23, 2021. In his nine months in office, Attorney General Merrick Garland

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Charlotte County Democratic Club

The Charlotte County Democratic Club will again feed veterans this Thanksgiving

The Charlotte County Democratic Club will deliver turkey dinners with all the fixings to residents at Veterans Village in Punta Gorda, FL to thank them for their service to our country.  This is transitional housing for veterans provided by Volunteers of America, currently serving 22 formerly homeless veterans, male and female.   Charlotte County Democrats have

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Call to Action

Meet and speak to your Florida legislators on November 10th

Our Charlotte County Legislative Delegation (Rep Michael Grant, Sen Joe Gruters and Sen Ben Albritton) will meet from 9 am to noon on November 10, 2021 at the Military Heritage Museum, 900 W. Marion Avenue, Punta Gorda. They will be there to hear from you! If you wish to speak, please submit your name, address,

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Environment

Charlotte County Water Quality Assessment and Improvement Presentation

When: Thursday, October 21, 2021, 5:00-7:00 PM Where:  Punta Gorda Isles Civic Association, 2001 Shreve St., Punta Gorda Who: Brandon Moody, Charlotte County Water Quality Manager and Nicole Iadevaia, Research & Outreach Manager, Coastal and Heartland National Estuary Partnership   Hosted by:  the PGI Civic Association and TEAM Punta Gorda This presentation will discuss the

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Events

Screening and discussion of “Racially Charged: America’s Misdemeanor Problem.”

On Wednesday, October 20, join the ACLU for its next virtual event in its racial justice series hosted by the Palm Beach Chapter of the ACLU of Florida, a screening and panel discussion of “Racially Charged: America’s Misdemeanor Problem.” Misdemeanor convictions are the “front line” of discriminatory justice in the United States. This short documentary film

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Environment

Englewood Democratic Club meets in-person on October 27th

Summer is over! Please join us for our first  in-person membership meeting this year. Who:  All fully-vaccinated EDC Members and Friends are welcome.  Masks are optional. Where: Englewood Chamber of Commerce, 601 S. Indiana Ave, Englewood 34223.  Parking at the Chamber of Commerce is limited, but there is street parking and the Allstate King Financial &

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Charlotte County Democrats

Attend our Oct 9th Charlotte County Democratic Fundraiser. Bid now on 18 great Silent Auction prizes!

We are conducting a virtual Silent Auction, with eighteen valuable prizes.  Items include restaurant gift cards, hosted dinner parties, rounds of golf, wine packages, a spa experience, an offshore fishing trip, and much more.  This silent auction will close at 4 PM on Saturday, October 9th.  The lucky winners will be announced later that evening

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Charlotte County Democrats

Charlotte Country Democrats honor Gold Star Mother’s Day

On Sunday, September 26th, 2021 from 3 to 4 pm, Charlotte County Democrats will host a short memorial service recognizing Gold Star Mother’s Day.  Kim Hayes, Chair of American Gold Star Mothers of SW Florida will be the featured speaker.  The event will take place at the Gazebo adjacent to the Vietnam War Memorial, 200

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Charlotte County Democrats

Attend the Englewood Democratic Club meeting on Sept 22nd at 5:30 pm

The Englewood Democratic Club invites you to our monthly meeting via Zoom on Sept. 22 at 5:30 pm. All members and friends are welcome. We have two guest speakers from the Englewood Water District (EWD): Sidney Crampton, Chair of the Board of Supervisors, and Ray Burroughs, Administrative Manager. The title is “Water: What is it

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Charlotte County Democrats

Learn how Democrats can win the 2022 Florida elections

Please register by clicking HERE to attend our next Charlotte County Dems monthly meeting, held virtually via ZOOM at 5:30 PM on Monday September 13th. Our guest speaker will be Craig Smith, who currently serves as co-chair of the Florida Democratic Party (FDP) Campaign Committee. In this role he is helping counties across Florida turn

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Environment

Upcoming events for environmentalists

By Phyllis Wojcik, President, Charlotte County Environmental Caucus Brandon Moody, Water Quality Manager for Charlotte County,  presented to the Charlotte County Environmental Caucus last night and mentioned some informative upcoming events for us to attend:  Thursday, August 5th at 9:00 AM – US Army Corps of Engineers IDS 101 and Stakeholder Session: The Integrated Delivery

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Events

“Water Quality in Charlotte County: Where We Are, How We Got Here, and What We Do Now” on August 3rd @ 7 pm

Join this informative, virtual monthly meeting of the Charlotte County Dems Environmental Caucus on Zoom, August 3rd at 7 pm. Please register by clicking this link. Our guest speaker will be Brandon Moody, Water Quality Manager for Charlotte County. His presentation will discuss the challenges and opportunities surrounding water quality assessment and improvement in Charlotte

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