SEPTEMBER COUNTY MEETING
We will hold our monthly Executive Committee meeting this Thursday (9/30) at North Charleston City Hall, in the Council Chambers, at 6:30 PM. We will hold our election for our 1st Vice Chair vacancy. As a reminder, the 1st Vice Chair must be of a gender other than that of the Chair. Nominations will be made officially from the floor.
As we did last meeting, we will also vote in some new precinct officers. We also are excited to announce that South Carolina State Representative Krystle Matthews (District 117), who is also running to challenge US Senator Tim Scott next November, will be our guest speaker at the meeting.
For those of you who are not yet vaccinated or do not feel comfortable meeting in person, we will have a Zoom link that you can receive through RSVPing via Mobilize. Those who attend the meeting in person are asked to please wear face masks due to the ongoing pandemic.
Please RSVP for the meeting through the button below.
BLUE JAM 2021 TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE
This year Charleston’s renowned Blue Jamboree is returning in person! This is CCDP’s signature event, and this year, we will gather together for this exciting event on Saturday, November 6th, from 12 PM to 4 PM at the Jenkins Institute for Children.
You’ll have the opportunity to hear from national keynote speakers, South Carolina U.S. Senate and Gubernatorial hopefuls. With Charleston being in the heart of the Lowcountry, Blue Jamboree brings in crowds from all across the state. Families will have the opportunity to visit Charleston’s top rated food trucks, enjoy live entertainment and stroll through our acclaimed Blue Jam Village.
We will have more information in the weeks to come.
You can RSVP through Mobilize here, but be sure to buy your ticket through ActBlue, which you can access through the button below.
COVID-19 VACCINEAs we continue to see case numbers and hospitalizations rise in South Carolina and across the country, we want to do everything we can to protect our communities. Therefore, we want to ensure that we provide resources to help people who have not already been vaccinated against COVID-19 to find a nearby place to get the vaccine, which you can do through the button below.
We cannot stress enough that we must not give up the fight against the virus. And getting vaccinated is a vital part of that fight!
OFFICE VOLUNTEERS FOR OCTOBERWe need volunteers to staff the CCDP Office during our Wednesday office hours during the month of October. Please use the button below to sign up.
HELP SUPPORT CCDPSupporters like you allow us to keep the CCDP office open, train and support candidates and fund events in the Lowcountry. Please consider donating so that we can continue these efforts.
|Charleston County Democrats September Meeting|
We will again meet in-person in the Council Chambers at North Charleston City Hall for our September county meeting! For those who have not been vaccinated or do not feel comfortable meeting in-person, we will also have a hybrid option, so you can still attend the meeting via Zoom. The Zoom information will be sent once you RSVP.During this meeting, we will handle the election of our new 1st Vice Chair, as well new precinct officers. We will also hear from 2022 Democratic US Senate candidate, SC State Rep. Krystle Matthews.Due to the worsening pandemic, we ask that everyone who attends in person to please wear a mask and distance themselves.
North Charleston City Hall Council Chambers
|Voter Registration & Engagement|
Help Charleston County Democrats continue to develop our grassroots in the North Area–where too many potential Democratic votes are left at home each election. We’ll be canvassing in targeted apartment complexes at 10am on Saturday, October 2. All canvassers will be in teams of two; folks new to the process will be with experienced canvassers. This is the Stacey Abram-ization of Charleston! Can you give us a couple of hours this Saturday?
Miller-Motte Technical College Parking Lot
|Volunteers for the Avondale 5K|
The Avondale 5K, benefitting the Charles Webb Center, is looking for volunteers to help man the race route on October 9th. Volunteers will need to be at Triangle Char and Bar (828 Savannah Hwy, West Ashley) at 6:45 AM. The job is to make sure folks follow the route and don’t veer off the course and to encourage them as they run/walk by. Volunteers should be done by 11 and are invited to the after-Race Party & Awards.
If you would like to volunteer, please contact Evelyn Turner at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please share with your friends and coworkers.
For more information about the Charles Webb Center you can click here. For more information about the Avondale 5K race, you can click here.
Triangle Char and Bar
|2021 Blue Jamboree|
This year Charleston’s renowned Blue Jamboree is returning in person! You’ll have the opportunity to hear from national keynote speakers, South Carolina U.S. Senate and Gubernatorial hopefuls. With Charleston being in the heart of the Lowcountry, Blue Jamboree brings in crowds from all across the state. Families will have the opportunity to visit Charleston’s top rated food trucks, enjoy live entertainment and stroll through our acclaimed Blue Jam Village.
Get your tickets at actblue.com/donate/bluejam2021ticketJenkins Institute for Children
READY TO RUN FOR OFFICE?
If you are interested in making a difference in your community, please take time to consider running for office. The South Carolina Democratic Party has put out a form for individuals to express interest in running. You may think that it is too early to start thinking about this, but electoral success will require carefully laid out plans, which in turn require time. In addition to the SCDP information that you can access through the button below, here are more resources for women considering a run for office:
BUY SOME MERCHANDISE TO SUPPORT CCDP!Please support CCDP (and help elect Democrats) by buying one of our t-shirts, water bottles, Koozies, bags, and pint glasses!
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