---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Hudson Valley for Obama | Member of Hudson Valley Progressives < hudsonvalleyprogr...@gmail.com> Date: Tue, Jan 10, 2012 at 3:55 AM Subject: January Obama Strategy Meetings & More To: ashley.dit...@gmail.com
*~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ * *State of the State - Today at Marist** * * * Tuesday, January 10, 2012 3:00pm Marist College - Hancock Center
If you wish to attend please RSVP Elisa Sumner <elisasum...@gmail.com?> as soon as possible. This promises to be a very interesting and informative presentation with Darryl Towns, Commissioner/CEO of NYS Homes and Community Renewal (HCR)
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ *Hudson Valley for Obama 2012 and OFA Strategy Meetings- Dutchess, Orange, Ulster Counties *
* Update* We are happy to see such a positive response and appreciate your agenda suggestions and comments. The campaign(s) ahead of us will be made so much easier (and more enjoyable) with all of us coming together so thank you for taking the time to come to this important meeting on the 11th. We anticipate it to be lively and productive.
*Agenda* After we have our introductions our discussion will include how we can work together to benefit both local and national campaigns, building our teams, strategy, and the immediate need for the NY State Petition requirements to get President Obama on the ballot.
Please arrive so that we can get settled in and started by 7pm; we have a lot to cover and the meeting will need to finish at 9pm. If you have any questions don't hesitate to contact Melanie <mailto:mswhal...@optonline.net?subject=Jan%2011%20questions> .
*ULSTER COUNTY* Monday, January 23, 2012 7:00 pm Private residence New Paltz, NY
This is a follow-up to our Dec. 7th meeting, and will build on momentum/planning from the Dutchess meeting. More information will be forthcoming.
*~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Dem Primary Debate - Congressional District 19 * Tuesday, January 10, 2012 8 pm Uno's on Main Street in Arlington Contact: Fred Bunnell at fpbunn...@msn.com <fpbunn...@msn.com?>
There will be a debate held between Rich Becker and Matt Alexander; both men are vying for the Democratic nomination to run for Congress in NY19 against the Tea Party congresswoman Nan Hayworth. Wappingers Falls Mayor Alexander launched his congressional campaign in mid-November. Rich Becker, a Westchester County lawmaker and cardiologist, is also seeking the Democratic nod to run against Hayworth. Hayworth defeated Democrat John Hall in 2010
"Nan Hayworth Faces Two Front War of Words on Payroll Tax", by Hunter Walker Dec 20, 2011
Earlier today, Rich Becker, a Democrat hoping to unseat Congresswoman Nan Hayworth in the 19th District next year, blasted her rejection of the payroll tax bill passed by the Senate as "extremism at its ugliest." Now, Matt Alexander, Mr. Becker's challenger in the Democratic primary, is joining in on the pileup. In an email sent to supporters, Mr. Alexander accused Congresswoman Hayworth of looking out for the interests of businesses rather than middle class families. Read more here.<http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?llr=6amefwcab&et=1109062082758&s=1325&e=001...>
*~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ * *Democratic Get-togethers at the Rhinecliff Hotel** * * * 4 Sundays: Jan 22, Feb 19, March 18, April 15 Time: 2pm -4pm
Democrats from surrounding towns have been invited to socialize, discuss common issues and get energized! There is no charge for the event, other than the cash bar. To help the Rhinecliff Hotel plan for food and head count, we request reservations at: rsvp.dutchessd...@gmail.com<rsvp.dutchessd...@gmail.com?>