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Granville Dems Voter Rally October 23rd

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Granville County Democratic Party October Meeting

Saturday October 8th 10:00-11:30 A.M.

OXFORD, NC MEETING LOCATION:

Richard H. Thornton Library — 210 Main St Oxford, NC 27565

Granville County Democratic Party May 2016 Meeting & Social Saturday

Saturday May  14th 10:00-11:30 A.M.

OXFORD, NC MEETING LOCATION:

Richard H. Thornton Library — 210 Main St Oxford, NC 27565

Granville County Democratic Party 2016 Convention

Saturday April 16th 10:00-12:00 P.M.

MEETING LOCATION:

Public Works Assembly Hall
127 Penn Avenue,
Oxford, NC  27565

Be there and bring a Democratic friend!

Granville County Democratic Party November 2015 Meeting & Social Saturday

Saturday November 21st 10:00-11:30 A.M.

OXFORD, NC MEETING LOCATION:

Richard H. Thornton Library — 210 Main St Oxford, NC 27565

Granville County Democratic Party September 2016 Meeting

September 10th 2016

10:00 am to 11:30 am

South Granville Public Library

1547 South Campus Drive

Creedmoor, NC 27522

“WE ARE NOT SILENT”

“We have government by the majority who participate.”

-Thomas Jefferson

“WE ARE NOT SILENT”

Civic Duty.  I never even knew what that meant.  Growing up in a military family, I was the closet activist, the anti-war protester, civil rights, Chicano Pride…but I was really in a bubble.  I never knew the inter-city struggle or even the civil rights struggle because my parents raised me so very muxh in mainstream America.   I learned Spanish in school, not at home.  I loved to discuss current affairs and my mom would get up in the night to find my father and I at the dinner table discussing the Vietnam War, civil disobedience, Nixon and Watergate.  I could argue with the best of them and I had my facts, but it wasn’t until I was in my thirties that my mom told me I didn’t have the right to complain if I wasn’t registered to vote.  So, I registered.  But, it wasn’t until our President announced his candidacy did I first work on a campaign.

That was 2007board/2008 and since then, I have met some amazing people in local politics.  It was because of that 2008 election I decided to find out how local government works from the ground up, so I became a Precinct committee member.  I am a transplant from California.  I moved here in 1999 when my husband was given his disability rating from the Veteran’s Administration.  His family is from Oxford, here in Granville County.  What I have found, is there are a lot of transplants like me that have made Granville County home and want to make it the best home they can for their families and their community.  Chairman Ed Gleason, 3rd Vice Chair Cuz Spirio, and our Treasurer Lael Pennix are transplants, as I am.  I find it hard to believe that out of thousands of Granville County Democrats, we can’t get hometown folks to help the party as a member of the Executive Committee, participate in a meeting or two, volunteer on a committee, float an idea or two in an email.    But, I am learning what Thomas Jefferson said, is more often true, than not…”“We have government by the majority who participate.”

This last April, at the Granville County Democratic Convention, I was elected Secretary of the Granville County Democratic Party.  It’s not an election year so the participation this year has declined.  When I attend meetings, I see the same people, the same concerned faces.  This Board wants to change that.  We don’t need every Democrat in the County to attend every meeting, but we want everyone to be engaged, to be informed about us, about the issues facing our locale, our state, our government.  We suffered a set-back in the state government in 2012.  We have little or no voice.  Mrs. Mims said something at our first meeting on the 29th that she heard at the 13th District Convention held in Nashville, NC.  The guest speaker was State Treasurer Janet Cowell, a Democrat.  She said Ms. Cowell spoke on a strategy to deal with, on the NAACP Moral Mondays going on in Raleigh, and of note “We may win, we may lose, but we are not silent”.

This could very well be our mission statement:   “We may win, we may lose, but we are not silent”.

I chose to participate.  Please join me.  Until next time…God bless.

Posted By:  Elizabeth Torres Evans
Granville County Democratic Party
10 June 15

Granville County Democratic Party June 2015 Meeting & Social Saturday

Saturday June 20th 10:00-11:30 AM

Butner/Creedmoor
MEETING LOCATION:
South Granville Public Library
1547 South Campus Drive
Creedmoor, NC 27522

Questions, contact Cuz Spirio – 919-943-0804

Granville County Democratic Party February 21st Meeting & Social Saturday

February 21st , 2014

10:00 am to 11:30 am

South Granville Public Library

1547 South Campus Drive

Creedmoor, NC 27522

Granville County Democratic Party August 2014 Meeting & Social Saturday

August 16th, 2014

10:00 am to 11:30 am

South Granville Public Library

1547 South Campus Drive

Creedmoor, NC 27522

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