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Riderwood Democratic Club

September 21 Democratic Club Meeting

Note: Senator Van Hollen’s presentation will be rebroadcast on Riderwood TV Channel 972 on Thursday, September 29 at 8:30 am, 11:00 am, 5:00 pm, and 10:30 pm, plus the following day at 1:00 am.

The Democratic Club is pleased to announce that Senator Chris Van Hollen will be coming to Riderwood to speak on Wednesday evening, September 21 at 7:00 pm in the Encore Theater. His topic will be What the Senate Has Done This Year & a Forecast of Upcoming Activity. A sign language interpreter will be available. The presentation will be approximately 20 minutes and then Senator Van Hollen will take questions for 30-35 minutes.

We are looking for volunteers for jobs such as ushers, ticket takers, microphone managers, audio/video support, and others. All volunteers will be guaranteed a seat. If you wish to volunteer, please contact Ferne Katleman* by Wednesday, September 14. We will contact you and review possible assignments.

Priority seating will be given to our lifetime and current year (July 1, 2022– June 30, 2023) members. Priority seating reservations can be made by contacting Carol Elliott*.  Those with reservations will receive an advance ticket to allow admittance to the Encore between 6:00 pm and 6:30 pm. (Tickets will be available in designated seating areas for those in wheelchairs and those using walkers—be sure to tell Carol if you use one of these devices). The deadline for reservations for priority seating is Friday, September 16.

Based on availability after priority seating, tickets will be given out the night of the performance in the Lakeside Commons main lobby area.

This meeting will be video recorded for future replay on Riderwood TV.

The poster for the event is available here.

* Contact information for individuals mentioned here can be found in myErickson or in the directory available at your front desk.

Dates to Note

Date Event Location Time
Wednesday, September 21 Democratic Club monthly meeting featuring Senator Chris Van Hollen. For tickets, contact Carol Elliott*. Encore Theater 7:00 PM
Friday, September 16 Environmental Book Club discusses “The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History” by Elizabeth Colbert‬‬ Lakeside Commons Card Room 1:00 PM
Friday, October 7 Democratic Book Club discusses “Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America” by Nancy MacLean. For details, contact Angela Miotto* or Jennifer Fajman*. Note one-time change of venue:
Lakeside Commons Card Room
1:00 PM
Tuesday, October 18 Last day to register to vote in the 2022 General Election‬‬
October 27 –
November 3
Early Voting
Tuesday, November 8 2022 General Election‬‬
* Contact information for individuals mentioned here can be found in myErickson or in the directory available at your front desk.

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The Primary Election has been postponed until July 19.

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