Update from Our Chair

2018 February 09

Hello, Democratic Friend!

Thursday, February 15, 6:00 p.m., El Rey Restaurant

Gilmer Democrats’ regular meeting.  Sarah Riggs Amico, candidate for Georgia Lieutenant Governor, will be the speaker.  For information about her positions on issues, check out her website.  I was impressed particularly by her comments on education (strongly favors public education).  Have your questions ready!

Tuesday, February 20, 6:00 p.m., Fuego Mexican Grill & Tequila Bar, 260 Foothills Parkway, Marble Hill, GA

Pickens County Democrats’ Social Event.  Details on the program to come later.  RSVP to David Robinson.

Wednesday, February 21

Interested in working for better gun safety?  Join the “Georgia Moms Demand Action Advocacy Day” at the Capitol in Atlanta.  Go to this site for more information:

every.tw/AdvocacyGA.  We hope to have a representative from the Every Town for Gun Safety organization as a speaker in the near future.

Tuesday, March 6, 6:00 p.m., Democrats’ Office, Ellijay

Regular meeting of the Gilmer County Democratic Committee.  Observers are welcome!

Thursday, March 15, 6:00 p.m., El Rey Restaurant

Gilmer Democrats regular meeting.  Triana Arnold James, candidate for Georgia Lieutenant Governor, will be our speaker.  Check out triana4Georgia to browse her website.

March 23, 24, and 25.  John Pavlovitz will be in Ellijay

Friday, March 23, 7:00 p.m., Cherry Log Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)

– speaking, Q&A, and Book Signing (“A Bigger Table)

Sunday, March 25, 10:30 a.m., Mountain Light Unitarian-Universalist Church, Ellijay


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Live Training

We’re coming to you! 2018 is off to great start. This month we are hosting free in-person trainings in Michigan, Idaho, Ohio, and Wyoming on our way to training 50,000 Democrats this year.

Check out traindemocrats.org to see where we’ll be this year and when we are coming to your state.


Trip Includes:

Roundtrip Motorcoach Transportation

Full Day in DC to attend the Women in Blue “Day on the Hill” Lobby Day

**Departing Atlanta at 7 PM & Departing DC at 8PM**

Refreshments & Snacks

Games, Movies & Music on the Bus

Travel Information:

Pickup will be in Atlanta at 6 PM (exact location TBA). Departure time 7 PM. We plan to depart on time and refunds will not be given if you are late and miss departure. The expected arrival time in DC is 7 AM. You are welcome to bring a small cooler with your favorite drinks and snacks. When departing DC, boarding will begin at 7 PM in the exact location as we are dropped off on arrival. We plan to depart DC at 8 PM.

Travel Policy:

Parking at the pickup locations is at your own risk. Platinum Elite Travel Services will not be held responsible for any vehicles left at pickup location.

Payment Policy:

Payments are non-refundable but can be transferred upon approval.

Contact Information:

For questions please call Carlotta Harrell @ 770-597-7544