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Become a Delegate to the 2014 State Platform Convention

Become a Delegate to the
BIENNIAL OREGON DEMS PLATFORM CONVENTION
May 31-June 1, 2014

The DPO is holding its Platform Convention in the Portland area this year and we need Washington County Delegates to attend.

This is EXCITING STUFF. There will likely be over 200 people from around the state. Find out what issues are brewing elsewhere. ADD YOUR IDEAS to the mix; everyone will get to vote on issues.

RESCHEDULED: May 31st 2014 - Adopt-A-Road Cleanup Party

Sat, 05/03/2014 - 10:00am

Spring Adopt-A-Road Cleanup Party!
(Resceduled from May 3rd to May 31st)

    

Join us Saturday May 31st at 10AM to help make Washington County a little bit cleaner.
We park in the lot at the Oregon Heritage Apple Farm and spend about two hours picking up litter along Scholls Ferry Road between Teufel Hill Road and the River Road Roundabout. We will provide safety vests, pick-up claws and big orange bags. You bring your family & friends (age 12 and above please) wear solid shoes or boots, work gloves and weather-appropriate clothing for a couple hours out in the elements. Weather is expected to be sunny in the low to mid 60's.
(CLICK HERE for a map of the cleanup area.)

The Oregon Heritage Apple Farm is at 22801 Southwest Scholls Ferry Road, park in the lot to the west of the red barn and twin silos. Following the Cleanup we will adjourn as is our custom to a nearby public house for refreshing beverages and food. 
To participate send an email to Cleanup Czar Luis Nava (
navajl [at] msn [dot] com, 503-548-3650) so we have a count of expected volunteers, or just show up if you find you have time.
Print the attached Map and the Safety Guide for county guidelines (print 2-sided, flip on short edge)

Be sure to visit the Oregon Heritage Apple Farm gift shop before heading home and buy some delicious Oregon apples!

Summer Picnic Planning Meeting

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
WE ARE OFF TO A GOOD START,  LET'S KEEP IT GOING!
What:  We are getting off to an early start with the Summer Picnic planning.  Our  Picnic is scheduled for August 9th from 3-6 and we need your help!! Our goal is to get our jobs in place and have plenty of time to get it organized and ensure its success.  Katie and I have met and ironed out some of the details, but we need people to step up and come with good ideas and a readiness to get it done.
When:  Thursday, April 24, 2014.
Where:  WashCo Dems Office, Hillsboro, OR
Contact: 
Let Grace Harrington know at Trainingchair [at] washcodems [dot] org

If you want to help, please come.  Snacks and thanks provided!

The Healthcare Movie and Panel Discussion

Sun, 04/27/2014 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

While the Affordable Care Act has improved healthcare access for some, but we can do even more to ensure that everyone has access to comprehensive, reliable and affordable health care.
WhatThe Washington County Chapter of Health Care for ALL Oregon presents:  The Healthcare Movie, a 65 minute screening, followed by a panel discussion.  The movie compares the single payer healthcare system in Canada with the for profit system in the US.  We hope that you can be there, and bring a friend!
When:  Sunday, April 27th, from 12:00 to 2:00 PM
Where:  The Unitarian Universalist Community Church of Washington County, 22785  Birch St., Hillsboro 97124
Suggested Donation:  $5.00 to $10.00 but no one will be turned away due to lack of funds!

Oregon Food Bank Barrel at Washco Dems Office

Oregon Food Bank

Help Fight Hunger in Washington County
Next visit to the Office in Hillsboro, please consider bringing a donation of non-perishable food (canned, boxed, shatterproof plastic) for the Oregon Food Bank. 
Hunger continues to be a real issue for many in our area, and you donations have a positive impact on families struggling to get by. This holiday season - today - you can help us support the Oregon Food Bank's mission to eliminate hunger and its root causes ... because no one should be hungry.
You can learn more and make a cash donation at http://www.oregonfoodbank.org/
Bring your non-perishable donation to the Washco Dems Office at 140 NE 3rd Ave, Hillsboro, OR 97124 Phone: (503) 626-7018 
Hours: Mon-Fri: 10am - 4pm & Sat: 10am - 2pm

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