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Saturday, March 19, 2016

Save The Date- 2016 Tri Town Democrats Honors Dinner Sat. May 21st

Third Annual TriTown Democrats Honors Dinner Announcement

Farmington, New Hampshire  - March 14, 2016 - The TriTown Democrats, representing the Democratic Committees of Farmington, Milton, and New Durham, is proud to announce they will hold their third annual TriTown Democrats Honors Dinner on Saturday, May 21, 2016. The gala event will begin at 6:00 PM at the Farmington Town Hall, 531 Main Street, in Farmington.  The honorees for this annual event are selected by the individual town committees and are awarded to community members or organizations who have made significant contributions to the betterment of their communities. This year, the Farmington Committee selected Manny Krasner to receive the Farmington Honor. The Milton Committee selected to honor the Three Ponds Protective Association for their contributions to the Community of Milton, and the New Durham Committee will honor the New Durham Recreation Commission for their continuous work to support the Town of New Durham.

While the TriTown committee represents a loose organization of three Democratic Town Committees, the TriTown Honors Dinner is a non-political event, and the honorees are selected for their philanthropic work and community service, not for their political affiliation. Everyone is welcome and invited to attend the dinner. The buffet meal will include, vegetarian, meat, and gluten free lasagnas, chicken marsala, and pot roast, with scalloped potatoes, and side vegetable choices. Salad and dessert are included.

Tickets for the event are $25.00 per person, with the bring a friend cost of two tickets for $45.00. You can reserve your tickets online at https://goo.gl/OH3C7I, or by sending your reservation check to TriTown Honors Dinner, PO Box 637, Farmington, NH 03835. Please include your email address, the number of tickets you want to reserve, and your choice of sponsorship, if applicable. Indicate whether you will mail a check or pay at the door. We will email you a confirmation and tell you your ticket number. Your tickets will be waiting for you at the door. The committee asks that your reserve your tickets by May 7th, but they will continue to accept reservations afterward.
Additional sponsorship donations are being accepted. You can have your name or organization logo listed in the program for an additional donation of $10.00 or more.

While the TriTown committee represents a loose organization of three Democratic Town Committees, the TriTown Honors Dinner is a non-political event, and the honorees are selected for their philanthropic work and community service, not for their political affiliation.  Everyone is welcome and invited to attend the dinner.  The buffet meal will include, vegetarian lasagna, baked chicken breast, and roast beef, with scalloped potatoes, and side vegetable choices.  Salad and dessert are included.

The TriTown Democratic Committee advocates for strong local support of our communities, and supports legislation and candidates that are community minded.  Their activities provide political, economic, and social information for the citizens of the three towns, but also encourages progressive movements in these areas at all levels of government.  Through community involvement, political action, and a shared vision, the group seeks to expand equity and opportunity for all residents of the Towns of Farmington, Milton, and New Durham.  

Contact:  Stan Freeda, Secretary
TriTown Democratic Committee
FarmingtonNHDemocrats@gmail.com






TriTown Dems To Host Executive Council Candidates For Districts 1 & 2



TriTown Democrats to Host Executive Council Candidates Meet and Greet for Districts 1 and 2.

Farmington, New Hampshire  - March 14, 2016 - The TriTown Democrats, representing the Democratic Committees of Farmington, Milton, and New Durham, is proud to announce a meet and greet for Democratic Candidates for Executive Council Districts 1 and 2.  The event will take place on Saturday, April 9, 2016 from 3:30 - 5:30 PM at the Farmington Town Hall, 531 Main Street, Farmington, New Hampshire.  Light refreshments will be served, and the public is invited to attend.

Mike Cryans, the Democratic Candidate for District #1, was born and raised in Littleton. Mike began his professional career as a teacher, passing on the gift of a quality education to the next generation at the very same high school in Littleton he attended himself.  He then worked his way from loan officer trainee at the Littleton Savings Bank to a Senior Vice President of the Dartmouth Banking Company. For the next decade he operated a sole-proprietorship assisting local small businesses arrange financing and helping working families achieve the dream of home ownership. His values of hard work and the importance of treating everyone with respect and dignity Mike attributes to his father, a WWII Veteran and union carpenter, and his mother, a homemaker. Mike has embodied these values throughout his career as a teacher, small business man, and presently, as a public servant.  Find out more at www.mikecryans.org.

Andru Volinsky, the Democratic Candidate for District #2, is a New Hampshire father, husband, lawyer, and advocate. Andru’s experience as a lawyer is diverse. He taught at the University of Tennessee School of Law before joining the New Hampshire Public Defender Program in 1982. In 1985 he transitioned to private practice.  Part of Andru’s legal work has been to represent communities fighting to protect public funding for schools.  Andru and his wife live in East Concord.  The couple strongly believes public service is a family value. All the members of the Volinsky family have staffed the Concord Armory’s food basket program every Christmas for many years. Andru serves as the strategic planning chair of the Manchester Community Health Center whose mission is to eliminate health disparities by providing exceptional healthcare that is accessible to all. His role on this board has given him an understanding of the importance of the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid Expansion.  Find out more at www.volinskynh.com.

The Executive Council of the State of New Hampshire has the authority and responsibility, together with the Governor, over the administration of the affairs of the State as defined in the New Hampshire Constitution, the New Hampshire statutes, and the advisory opinions of the New Hampshire Supreme Court and the Attorney General.  Each of the five Executive Councilors represents one fifth of the population or approximately 263,000 citizens. Councilors are elected every two years, concurrently with the Governor. The Councilors participate in the active management of the business of the state, with assistance from the Commissioner of the Department of Administrative Services and the Attorney General.

The TriTown Democratic Committee advocates for strong local support of our communities, and supports legislation and candidates that are community minded.  Their activities provide political, economic, and social information for the citizens of the three towns, but also encourages progressive movements in these areas at all levels of government.  Through community involvement, political action, and a shared vision, the group seeks to expand equity and opportunity for all residents of the Towns of Farmington, Milton, and New Durham.  

Contact:  Stan Freeda, Secretary
TriTown Democratic Committee
FarmingtonNHDemocrats@gmail.com

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Tri-Town Democratic Committee Meeting Agenda March 10th




Tri-Town Democratic Committee
10 March 2016
Meeting Agenda

Call to Order
Presentation     None
Secretary's Report
Treasurer's Report
Digital and Social Media Report   

Old Business:

Elections
Primary Results

Warrants

Changes in Budgets

Honors Dinner Committee Report & Planning


Other Old Business Items

New Business:

Joint Executive Council Candidate Forum for Mike Cryans and Andru  Volinsky

New NHDP Info and Initiatives

Other New Business Items

Upcoming Events:
  • The Dover Dems are having their 9th Annual Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Dinner on March 14th. The keynote speaker is the great Governor Maggie Hassan.

  • Joint Executive Council Candidate Forum for Mike Cryans and Andru  Volinsky Farmington Town Hall (Opera House) from 3:30 to 5:30 pm 3-6 on Saturday April 9, 2016.

  • Save the date:  New Hampshire Democratic Party State Convention will take place on Saturday, June 18th!

 Next Meeting    Our next scheduled meeting will be on April 14th, at 7:00 PM in Milton at the Emma Ramsey Center


.Adjournment