West County Democrats
St. Louis, Missouri

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Monday, September 12th

West County Democrats
Regular Monthly Meeting

United Food & Commercial Workers, Local 655
300 Weidman Road, Ballwin, MO  63011

9:30 AM – 11:30 AM
(coffee and socializing, 9:00 – 9:30)

Speaker:   Mary Haggerty is the Legislative Campaign Lead and Becky Morgan serves as the Missouri Chapter Lead of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America. Much like Mothers Against Drunk Driving was created to reduce drunk driving, it is national and was created to advocate for strong laws and policies that will reduce gun violence and save lives. Since its inception after the Sandy Hook Elementary mass shooting, Moms Demand Action has established a chapter in every state of the country and has 3.5 million supporters nationwide.

Title:   The Story of Moms

Synopsis
:   We will learn how Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America was formed, how it became the largest gun violence prevention advocacy organization in the country and how we will change gun laws in America to protect our children and communities from gun violence.


The "Get Out The Democratic Vote Campaign" signed up 30 volunteers for one of five teams at our July meeting. Some of you havenít had a chance to hear about the campaign or to volunteer. At our this meeting, you will be able to talk to team leaders and to volunteer to help.


Protect Union workers:
DO NOT
bring
 Walmart items to West County Democrat meetings


Plan now to attend the
"Celebrate the Vote Festival"
on September 3, 2016 - 10am to 2pm
at the St Louis Public Library
1301 Olive Street

A parade and festival celebrating the centennial of the St. Louis Suffragists of 1916 and honoring the women of today!

Click here for the event flyer


Circle of Concern, our community outreach agency ~
is requesting the following items this month. Please remember to bring one or more of these to the monthly meeting (cash and checks cheerfully accepted, too).
If you cannot make the meeting but would like to donate to Circle of Concern, mail your checks to:

Circle of Concern
112 St. Louis Ave.
PO Box 4444
Valley Park MO 63088-0444

Immediate Needs List:

Food Products:
Peanut butter and jelly,
chili and beef stew,
tomato products,
dry dinners,
canned fruit,
muffin mix,
jello/pudding

Personal Products:
Shampoo & conditioners,
deodorant,
laundry detergent,
dish soap,
bar soap,
lotion,
body wash,
razors,
diapers and baby wipes

We cannot accept: We appreciate every interest to help, but there are certain items Circle cannot take. We cannot take expired or opened food, furniture, clothing or any other item not designated for a specific program. All items for our programs should be new, not used.
Thank you!


Please join us for lunch following the meeting.
(Location to be announced at the meeting.)

Members may visit our Yahoo Group at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/westcountydems/
for agendas as well as minutes of past meetings.

Please don't shop at Wal-Mart!

        

West County Democrats