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Hear From Guest Speaker Jennifer Edwards, Supervisor of Elections and Dr. Kathy Ryan on Ballot Assessments and Referendum
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I’m Molly Cook, VP of Membership, VP of Programs and Acting President. I will be moving to Colorado after the election in November. Ruth Kuttler, our Corresponding Secretary responsible for the website and newsletter, has resigned effective January 1.
Many of you have been members of DWC Collier since it’s beginning – for others it has been years. But the same people cannot sustain the leadership roles needed for this club to survive. They need a break. And we need you to step up, join our board (with mentoring) and take over these essential duties.
Ask yourself why you’re a member – maybe you’re feeling like you want to make a difference and surround yourself with a great group of like-minded Democratic women (and men). If that’s the case, this club needs your active participation. See more about board vacancies below.
In June we sent out a postcard with the dual purpose of encouraging people to VBM and to join our club. It was successfully accomplished, and we are grateful. In the next week or so our second wave will go out. Kathy Ryan is putting together a targeted list of women between the ages of 30 and 80 starting in Collier County District 5 – where David Turrubiartez is running. Kathy has volunteered to vet the list to make sure we are on point. At this time we do not need any volunteers for the postcard campaign, but there are many ways to volunteer for our club and the Collier County Democratic Party (DEC).
If you are permitted to put signs on your property, they are available for a donation to the DEC. They are having a literature drop-off drive, in which packets of literature on all things important to the upcoming election are dropped off safely. For those who feel they are able to be a part of a socially distanced (in person) activity, there are sign waving’s and “Car Parades.” Pick one activity, pick 1 day or even 1 hour a week where you can help in whatever way works for you. I know it is becoming an old refrain… but “if I can do it, you can. Thank you, Molly Cook – Acting President of the DWCC
Hear From Jennifer Edwards, Collier County Supervisor of Elections
Also hear from Kathy Ryan to get informed about amendments and a referendum.that will be on the ballot. Download ballot initiatives from buttons below.
Vote NO on Amendments 1, 3 and 4 as recommended by the Democratic Party. (The League of Women voters has retracted its support for amendment 4)
DROP OFF BOXES FOR VOTING BY MAIL
I am Erika Ferrari, your recording secretary with some important Vote by Mail information regarding drop off boxes. Kevin at Supervisor of Election’s (SOE) office was consulted about the placement of VBM drop off boxes during early voting. There are concerns about drop off boxes not being readily accessible for the handicapped and those who do not feel safe having to go indoors.
Kevin explained that they have plans to solve these issues. The SOE will have in some locations (to be announced), drop off boxes outside the door. They will also have some locations with accessible drive through VBM boxes. The SOE will hire personnel to keep an eye on the boxes to assure security and compliance with rules for a safe and valid election.
Please spread the word about these expected changes to family & friends so they feel confident that they can vote in a safe & secure way. If you will be out of town, be sure to notify the SOE so you can return your ballot early. Find important voting information on our website about voting locations, early voting, vote by mail, tracking your ballot and recommendations on how to vote for the 2020 ballot amendments and referendums.
OUR CANDIDATES NEED YOUR HELP!
Dr. Cindy Banyai for U.S. Congress, FL District 19, Volunteer and donate at: https://www.cindybanyai.com/
Maureen Porras for Florida State House District 105, Volunteer and donate at https://maureenporras.vote/
Laura Novosad for Florida State House District 80, Volunteer and donate at https://www.novosadforflorida.com/
Sarah McFadden for Florida State House District 106, Volunteer and donate at https://saramcfadden.com/
David Turrubiartez Jr.for County Commissioner District 5, Volunteer and donate at https://www.standwithdavid.org/
OUR DWC COLLIER BOARD NEEDS YOU
You will probably notice many vacancies on our DWC Collier board. If you like our club and want to see it continue, please step up and become a board member. No experience is required. Training and support are provided.
Some of the wonderful women who currently hold positions are ready to pass the Baton, their hands are outstretched and should not be reaching in vain. Your help is needed and appreciated. Send your name and which position you would like to run for to me, Molly at: email@example.com or call #(239) 770-7907 to ask questions ( if I do not pick up please leave a message and I will get back to you.) Opportunities include:
- 1st VP: Program Chair
- 2nd VP Membership
- Recording Secretary (board and meeting minutes)
- Corresponding Secretary (website and newsletter)
SIGN UP AS A DWC COLLIER VOLUNTEER
We have a growing list of volunteers who are helping all over Collier County, and most of you have spoken with someone from our communication tree. We would like to expand on both and look forward to you becoming a part of our volunteer team.
If you are interested in being more involved during this most important time in history, when it is more important than ever for people like us, people who care and want to make a difference, please complete our volunteer form.
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VOLUNTEER FOR COLLIER COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY (CCDEC)
Sign up to Volunteer: https://www.mobilize.us/colliercountydec/event/317472/
For More Information Contact:
Collier County Democratic Party
(239) 300 1632