CCDP: School Board Election Results

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U.S. first lady Jill Biden greets cancer survivor LaToya Wilson at the MUSC Hollings Cancer Center in Charleston, South Carolina, U.S., October 25, 2021. REUTERS/Randall Hill

State Of The Union Guest

Yesterday we had our State Of The Union address given by President Biden. Among those invited and present was one of our own, Darlene Gaffney of North Charleston. She was a special guest of First Lady, Jill Biden.

Nominations for CCDP Chair/Vice Chair

The CCDP nominating committee is seeking nominations and applicants who are interested in serving as the next CCDP Chair or Vice Chair. If you wish to serve or nominate someone for one of these positions, please select the Button below. Applicants are encouraged to submit a one-page resume or brief description of why they want to serve as Chair or Vice Chair.The application window will be open through February 15th when the nominating committee will share its recommendations prior to the Charleston County Convention. 

(As a reminder the First Vice Chair shall be of a gender different from the Chair, the Second Vice Chair shall be of a race different from the Chair, and the Third Vice Chair shall be between the ages of 18 and 36 years of age. These officers shall be residents and voters in Charleston County and serve a two-year term.)

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School Board Special Election Results

Congratulations to Daron Lee Calhoun II on your election to School Board for District 6.


Upcoming Events

MON
FEB 13
PM
West Ashley Democrats Meeting

We are excited to have consultant Lachlan McIntosh coming to speak with us about how West Ashley Dems can best interface with campaigns to get more Democrats elected to public office. Our meeting will begin at 7:00 pm, but we suggest arriving around 6:30 if you want to order food. We look forward to seeing you!

RSVP Here>Frothy Beard Brewing Company>
THU
FEB 16
6:30PM
Charleston County Democratic Party Monthly Meeting

Join us for our monthly meeting at the Charleston County Democratic Party headquarters located at 1379 Ashley River Rd, Charleston, SC 29407 at 6:30 P.M.A hybrid option for this meeting is being offered. Once you register via mobilize a zoom link will be emailed to you to join virtually.

RSVP Here>CCDP Office>
MON
FEB 20 
PM
James Island/Folly Beach Democrats — February Meeting

Join us on February 20th at the James Island Town Hall (sign in and social time at 6:00; meeting starts at 6:30)

Our primary topic for the month is Party Organization from the precinct level to the State Convention and everything in between.

This will also be our last meeting before the March 12th Oyster Roast and we will need everyone’s help to make this another successful fundraiser and a heck of a good time.

RSVP Here>James Island Town Hall>
TUE FEB 21
6:30PM
St. Paul’s Democrats Club Meeting
Because our regular meeting day is Ash Wednesday, the St. Paul’s Democrats Club will meet at the St. Paul’s/Hollywood Library, 5130 SC-165, in Hollywood, on TUESDAY, February 21, at 6:30 pm instead.

You can also join us by video and by conference call, via Zoom using the link below and Meeting ID: 875 2758 5645 with Passcode: STPaulclub.

Zoom Link>St. Paul’s/Hollywood Library>
TUE FEB 28
PM
East Cooper Democrats Monthly MeetingJ

oin us for our monthly meeting. We will elect our new leadership team members to lead us into the 2024 General Election.

RSVP Here>Snowden Community Center>
THU
8:30AM
Coffee with Democrats

Join fellow Democrats for a cup of coffee and great conversation on Thursdays.at Wildflour Pastry from 8:30-10 AM. No specific topics. Come for the whole time or just a little while.

Wildflour Pastry>

Give Back

Blessing Box Donations Needed!
Please consider donating to our CCDP Blessing Box. You can #StockTheBox at any time, or drop off items to the office during office hours or by appointment. Our community members appreciate and depend on our kindness!

A few things to remember when donating Blessing Box items:

  • DO donate non-perishable items that will hold up in the weather
    • example: canned vegetables and meats/fish, sauces in jars, boxes of rice or pasta
    • protip: donate items that don’t require milk/butter/oil to prepare, get cans with pop-tops that don’t require can openers
  • DO donate small personal care items that will fit in the blessing box
    • example toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant,
  • DO NOT donate any open or expired items.

Lowcountry Period Project Supplies Needed!
Did you know that our volunteers build period packs in support of the Homeless Period Project? The project provides pre-made kits for homeless shelters and nurse’s offices at Title IX schools in the Lowcountry. These items are a luxury to homeless women and girls and many are forced to choose between hygiene and food. Please consider donating the following items so we can continue to support this amazing project!
-individually-wrapped feminine pads
-individually-wrapped tampons
-individually-wrapped wipes
-individually-wrapped panty liners

Thanks again for your generosity!

Email wecare@charlestondemocrats.com to arrange a drop off time.

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This newsletter is intended to provide local information that impacts the Democratic Party. Please let us know if you’d like to see anything else. We’d love your input.

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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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Our mailing address is:

Charleston County Democratic Party

PO Box 21422

Charleston, SC 29413-1422


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