Tuesday, November 15, 2005

Tonight: DNC Holds National Organizing Kickoff Events; Over 1,000 Events Across the Country to Energize and Organize Democrats

To: National Desk
Contact: Luis Miranda of the Democratic National Committee, 202-863-8148
WASHINGTON, Nov. 15 /U.S. Newswire/ -- This evening, Democrats in every state in the Union are hosting more than 1,000 separate events across the country to participate in the National Organizing Kickoff. The events will build upon the momentum from resounding victories for Democrats all across the country last week, and will bring Democrats together to build grassroots organizations in local communities across America.
Below is a partial list of tonight's events from around the country featuring Democratic State Party officials, as well as Democratic elected officials and local activists and community leaders.
Members of the press can contact local organizers to obtain more information or to attend an event.
Alaska: Alaska Democratic Party Chair Jake Metcalfe will attend the following two organizing events in Anchorage. For details contact Jake Metcalfe at 907-529-1441. The events will run from about 5 to 7 p.m. local time.
California: California Democratic Party staff will participate in organizing events in the state. Contact Joe Molica for details at 415-749-2795.
Colorado: Colorado Democratic Party Chair Pat Waak will attend five organizing events in Broomfield, Boulder, and Weld Counties. For details contact Pat Waak or Sherry Jackson at 303-623-4762.
Georgia: Georgia Democratic Party Chairman Bobby Kahn will participate in an organizing event in Georgia. For details contact Emil Runge at 404-885-1998.
Kansas: Democratic Party staff will participate at three organizing events across the state. Contact Frances Gorman at 785-331-5378 for details.
Maryland: Maryland Democratic Party Chair Terry Lierman will host an organizing event at the Maryland Democratic Party headquarters as part of the bimonthly State Executive Committee meeting. DNC Vice Chair Susie Turnbull will also attend an organizing event at a private residence in Silver Spring. For details contact Derek Walker at 301-858-8818 or 410-269-8818.
Missouri: Missouri Democratic Party Chairman Gov. Roger Wilson will participate in an organizing event in Missouri. Contact Jack Cardetti at 573-636-5241 x105 for details.
Nebraska: Nebraska Democratic Party leadership and candidates will be attending various meetings throughout the evening. Nebraska State Chair Steve Achelpohl and Congressional Candidate Jim Esch will appear at an event in Omaha from 5 to 8 p.m. Congressional Candidate Scott Kleeb will be with Democrats at Hastings College from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Democratic activists are meeting at several Lincoln locations, and events are also taking place in Fremont, Hershey, Gering, and Wausa. For details contact Amanda McGill at 402-434-2184.
Nevada: Congressional Candidate Jill Derby will visit an organizing event in Lyon County, Nevada. For details contact Carissa Snedeker at 775-577-2505. Pam duPre will host an event in Reno. For more information on the Reno event, call 775-348-8691. Other events will be held in Washoe Valley and Douglas County. For more information on those events, call 775-348-8691.
North Dakota: Cass County Democratic Chair Rebecca Knutson and Young Democrats Vice President Cathy Peterson will participate in an organizing event at the Cass County Democratic Party headquarters at 6 p.m. Contact Rick Gion for details at 701-255- 0460.
Oklahoma: Oklahoma Democratic Party State Communications Director Jason McCarty will attend the organizing event hosted by Native Americans for Change in Oklahoma City. The Oklahoma Democratic Party will also host an organizing event at its state Head Quarters in Oklahoma City. For details contact Jason McCarty at 405-427-3366.
South Dakota: South Dakota Democratic Party Chair Judy Olson Duhamel will attend an organizing event in Whitewood at 6 P.M. For details contact Elesha Peterson Carr at 605-224-1750.
Tennessee: The Tennessee Democratic Party will participate in organizing events in Tennessee. For details contact Jerry Maynard at 615-327-9779.
Utah: Democratic Party Chairman Wayne Holland will visit three organizing events, one where he'll join Rep. Roz McGee at her home, another at a private residence in Salt Lake City, and a third at the Salt Lake County Democratic Party HQ. For details contact Jeff Bell at 801-328-1212 or 801-541-3347.
Washington, DC: DNC Vice Chair and California Congressman Mike Honda will participate at an organizing event hosted by Georgetown Law Democrats and the Woman's National Democratic Club. For details contact Luis Miranda at 202-863-7131.
Washington: Washington State Democratic Party Chairman Paul Berendt will participate in organizing events in Washington State, where at least 73 organizing events are taking place. The Washington State Democrat's Eastern Washington Field Manager, Autumn Sample, a DNC funded organizer working out of the State Party office in Moses Lake, Washington, will be introducing DNC Chairman Gov. Howard Dean for his conference call with organizing events nationwide. Contact Jaxon Ravens at 206-583-0664 for details.
Wisconsin: The Wisconsin Democratic Party will have staff participating at organizing events throughout the state. For details contact Jessica Erickson at 608-260-2406.
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