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April 2021 Update

Join us TOMORROW (April 17th) for Adopt a Highway clean-up. We will meet at the office at 9am and then head out to our section of M-40 from M-89 south 2.5 miles. The first clean-up in the Spring is a big one, so we hope to see you there!

Check out our “new look” for the Allegan County Fair Booth, which can be used for other events as well! We expect there will be some festivals this summer, as people get vaccinated and life begins to return to something more normal. We encourage you to visit our funding page and pitch in a few dollars! The word cloud below will be our side wall (10 feet wide by 8 feet tall) at the end of the building. Please send us suggestions for additional words we can add to fill in our cloud! 

These panels are each 10 feet wide by 8 feet tall and will go across the back of our Fair Booth. 

Coming in early May!!

Signs are $10 each. We will have them in our office. Whitmer signs have same message on both sides.

Our focus this year will be on identifying candidates to run for office and expanding our membership and volunteer forces to support them in their campaigns. Links to sign up at MDP April webinars. Let’s take advantage of 2021 and prepare ourselves for a successful 2022!

Candidate recruitment and Bench-building — Monday, April 19th at 7PM
The Basics of Fundraising — Wednesday, April 21st at 6PM
Voter Data and List Building in VAN — Wednesday, April 21st at 7PM
Getting Started as a Local Treasurer — Thursday, April 22nd at 7PM
Current Threats to Voter Access — Monday, April 26th at 7PM
Running for Local Office 101 — Tuesday, April 27th at 6PM
Voter Outreach in VAN — Tuesday, April 27th at 7PM
Party 101 — Wednesday, April 28th at 6PM
Robert’s Rules and Parliamentary Procedure — Wednesday, April 28th at 7PM
Effective Rural Messaging Featuring Rust Belt Rising — Thursday, April 29th at 7PM

Mark your calendar:

June 5th! We are planning an in-person event at Jaycees Park in Allegan. Our discussion will be around Community Health and we hope you can join us! More details coming soon!

Our picnic is currently scheduled for July 24th, but we are checking to see if we can change it to July 17th, which is the standard 6th District – 3rd Saturday meeting date. Stay tuned and we will let you know the final answer!

August 17th will be our annual potluck at Pickle Street School. That gives you lots of time to get vaccinated!

Beginning in September, we will be meeting in-person at the Allegan Tech Center. We will continue to offer the Zoom option.

Thank you for you continued support and participation! Together we will make a difference!!

 Jill Dunham, Chair
Allegan County Democratic Party

We encourage you to join the Rural Caucus of the MDP. Our goal is 2,000 members and there is no cost to join! Each monthly meeting features a great speaker to learn from. Together, rural Democrats across the state can make THE difference in our statewide elections! Join now! Join the Rural Caucus

April Monthly Business MeetingTuesday, April 20, 20216:30 p.m. – 8:30 for the Zoom LinkAgenda 

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