Message of the Month
The DPWC supports transportation policies that strive to
minimize impact on the environment and provide transportation
options that are efficient and cost effective.
Cathy Stanton, retired Beaverton City Councilor and long time WashCoDem volunteer, passed away the morning of November 16th, 2014. She will be greatly missed.
A service will be held for her on Sunday, Nov. 23, 3:00 pm in the Beaverton Christian Church, 13600 SW Allen Blvd. This will be followed by a reception with time for rememberances.
If you would like to contribute to the Karen Schouten Memorial Fund, please click here. Your contribution will go directly to a dedicated fund to help defray the costs of worthy volunteers attending events sponsored by the Democratic Party of Washington County.
Thank you for your contribution in Karen's memory.
If you want your name to be listed on the website as a candidate, you must notify one of the committee members by November 7th. The list of candidates will be posted on November 10th. Nominations will be taken at the meeting as well. You can find the duties of the officers in the bylaws. http://washington.oregondemocrats.org/bylaws-and-standing-rules.
In addition to electing officers, the delegates and alternates for the State Central Committee and the First CD will be elected. Washington County is eligible for 9 delegates and 9 alternates for each of these groups. If you would like to run for one of these positions, contact one of the committee members by e-mail. You may also be nominated from the floor at the meeting.
The meeting will be held at: PCC Willow Creek Center, 241 SW Edgeway Drive, Beaverton, Room 103
(entrance at southwest corner of bldg across from Park & Ride lot and MAX Station.)
Are you interested in running for public office but unsure of what it takes to run a successful campaign? Or do you know a woman who wants to or should run?
If so, we have great news. As of today, Emerge Oregon (www.emergeor.org) is accepting applications for the class of 2015. APPLY HERE! Applications are due on or by December 1, 2014.
Our friend Carl Wolfson has reached out to us for some support for his radio show "Carl in the Morning", which airs weekdays 7-9AM on www.XRAY.fm and XRAY 91.1 FM.
Carl and his producer JD are working hard to provide Portland area FM listeners and webcast/podcast listeners worldwide with progressive, informative and entertaining radio, but they have one major roadblock: XRAY.FM is commercial free.
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