Email Updates May 4, 2019
May 6 Meeting Reminder
We encourage attendance at the 2nd caucus meeting for Senator Adam Hollier District 2 workgroups. This meeting will include a report of progress made since the 1st session. Workgroups will continue to collaborate on their strategic plan. Monday May 6, at 6:30pm, Grosse Pointe South High School, 11 Grosse Pointe Blvd, Grosse Pointe Farms. This will be an opportunity to talk to the Senator about your concerns.
Garage Sale for a Cause
All are invited to the Annual Garage Sale for the benefit of the Grosse Pointe Democratic Club from 9:00am to 4:00pm on Friday, May 17th and Saturday, May 18th at 445 Moran Road Grosse Pointe Farms.
If you would like to contribute items to the garage sale or volunteer to work a shift, contact Margaret Beck at (313) 882-7775. She need items to sell and volunteers to organize items, tag items, and make signs.
Run to Win Training
Run to Win 101 offered by Emily's List is a free half-day training for pro-choice Democratic women thinking about running for elected office. This training will be held on Sunday, May 19th in Metro Detroit from 12:00pm to 5:30pm. Click on RUN TO WIN 101 to apply for the training.
Environmental Actions Matter
The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) works to safeguard the earth and the natural systems on which all life depends. It’s a tall order, but even one small gesture today can make a difference. You can:
1. tell lawmakers to act now to stop climate catastrophe; 2. tell Congress to stop Trump's dirty, dangerous offshore drilling plan; 3. save the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge before it's too late; 4. stop Trump from gutting the Endangered Species Act ?
Click TAKE ACTION to find out how you can take simple steps that matter right now on any or all of these issues.
Have Fun and Help Prep for Pride
Please help us as we prepare for the Third Annual Pride March by distributing advertising posters and flags to businesses along Mack Avenue and Kercheval Avenue. For your convenience, two separate days are set aside for this activity:
On Friday, May 31, meet at 11:00am at Beyond Juicery+Eatery, 21110 Mack Ave, Grosse Pointe Woods SIGN UP - MACK AVE
On Saturday, June 1, meet at 11:00am at Posterity Framing Gallery, 17005 Kercheval Ave, Grosse Pointe City SIGN UP - KERCHEVAL AVE
Meet at O'Flaherty's Irish Pub, 15119 Charlevoix St, Grosse Pointe Park for drinks and fun after our work is done
ATTENTION: If you have a business in Harper Woods or the Grosse Pointes and want a flag or poster, please click HERE then Send Message
Civic Engagement Opportunities
To encourage local civic engagement, we provide dates, times, and locations of local government and organizational meetings. Click on the meeting of interest:
City Council Meeting, City of Grosse Pointe
City Council Meeting, Grosse Pointe Farms
City Council Meeting, Grosse Pointe Park
City Council Meeting, Grosse Pointe Shores
City Council Meeting, Grosse Pointe Woods
Grosse Pointe School Board Meetings
Notes: 1. Check each City's website for agendas, live streaming/video options and calendar changes. 2.The School Board meets twice monthly.
Other Organizations of Interest
GPPSS Parents for Unity in Diversity
League of Women Voters of Grosse Pointe
Grosse Pointe - Harper Woods NAACP Branch