Annual Peninsula Democratic Coalition Family Potluck Picnic and Auction

Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 04:00 PM
Cuesta Park in Mountain View, CA

The Annual PDC Family Potluck Picnic and Auction will be held at a new location- Cuesta Park, 615 Cuesta Dr, Mountain View, from 4:00-7:00 pm, on August 19thWe are at the group barbecue area by the volleyball court and restrooms.

ALL ARE WELCOME!

Join other Democrats and your favorite Democratic legislators for an afternoon of fun, food, silent auction, and fellowship for the whole family. The guest speaker is Delaine Eastin. Delaine is currently a gubernatorial candidate for California. Delaine was a volunteer public interest advocate and speaker, recently serving as board president of Close the Gap CA and as a member of several other boards. Delaine began her career as a women's studies and political science professor at several community colleges. She became an accountant and corporate planner for Pacific Telephone. Delaine was elected as a Union City council member, served four terms as a state assembly member, and two terms as State Superintendent of Public Instruction. Her accomplishments as superintendent include the 1995 Garden In Every School to start 3,000 school gardens and increasing annual school funding by $2.3 billion to reduce K-3 class sizes from 30 to 20 students in 98% of CA schools. She served as Executive Director of the National Institute of Educational Leadership from 2002 to 2005. Until 2008, Delaine taught courses at Mills College in public policy, education administrative theory, education leadership, and politics.

Bring your checkbook and bid on cool Silent Auction items not to be missed: Some featured items for the auction include “Women’s March” T-shirts and hand-knit, pink pussy hats; restaurant gift certificates; sports, theatre tickets; creative and fun outings. Program begins at 5:00, including introductions of elected officials.

Sponsorships available. Donation: $10. Children FREE. RSVP and pre-pay TODAY online here or by check, payable to PDC. Mail to PDC, PO Box 97, Los Altos, CA 94023.

Bring a dish serving 8 to share. Hot dogs, beverages, plates & eating utensils provided.

Questions? Want to help? Contact picnic chairs Cory Wolbach and Leora Tanjuatco at PDCPicnic@gmail.com.

Come enjoy the PDC’s summer social and major fund raiser of the year! Facebook event: www.facebook.com/events/184979362035608


Sister District Project Lempert Event

Thursday, August 31, 2017 at 07:00 PM
Half Moon Bay Brewing Company in Half Moon Bay, CA

In-Depth Interview and Discussion

at Half Moon Bay Brewing Co

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Join Sister District Project CA14 as former California Assemblyman Ted Lempert interviews Rita Bosworth, the founder and visionary of Sister District Project, and learn about a nationwide effort to take back state governments and the House of Representatives for Democrats by supporting strategic (and winnable) state legislative races all over the country.

Please come and enjoy one of Half Moon Bay Brewing's fantastic beers and great food* on our beautiful coast, and learn about how the Sister District Project activates the power, passion, and creativity of volunteers to win elections and turn states blue.

This event is a fundraiser for Kathy Tran, one of 14 candidates that Sister District is supporting for state legislature races this year. Kathy is running for the the VA42 seat of the Virginia House of Delegates in November 2017.

A $50 per person donation is requested (any and all donations are appreciated).

To learn more about Kathy Tran, Sister District Project, and the Sister District Project group for CA14, visit: tinyurl.com/sdp-ca14 and www.sisterdistrict.com.

*There will be a no-host bar and select items from the restaurant menu available during the event.

 


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