Democratic Party of Hernando County meets the first Wednesday of every month at 7:00 PM in the Harvey G. Martin Democratic Center located at 3432 Deltona Blvd., Spring Hill. Meetings are open to the public. Join us in discussing political topics of local interest, meet candidates, sign petitions and pick up campaign literature. The Party’s goal is to inform the electorate so we all can make intelligent choices in the upcoming elections. Make us your source of information concerning the upcoming primary and general elections. Our next two meetings are scheduled for March 2nd and April 6th. Come in and listen to the Democratic position. For additional information please call (352) 556-4812 or visit HernandoCountyDemocrats.com

Let’s re-elect Diane to the Hernando County Commission District 3 Seat!  

You are cordially invited to Diane Rowden’s Campaign Kickoff Party on Tuesday, February 16, from 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. at Marker 48, 12147 Cortez Boulevard in Spring Hill.

“We have made great progress but we have so much more to do to improve the local economy through recruitment, retention and expansion of targeted industries that foster an environment where they can prosper to create meaningful jobs and investment,” declared Diane.  “I also have a strong commitment to protect and preserve our county’s natural resources for residents and future generations.  Everyone will benefit from the experienced leadership and integrity that I bring to the county commission.”

Music, food, beverages, great company and even a commemorative beerpint are all part of the excitement, so mark your calendar now to attend this FUN-raising event.

Donation $25.00 at the door.  Reserve your ticket now at www.electdianerowden.com.  Check out our facebook page at Diane Rowden.    Question?  Email electdianerowden@gmail.com.

 

Debra Myers, the Democratic candidate for Supervisor of Elections, will hold a fundraiser on January 28th from 5:30 to 7:30 at the Spring Ridge Clubhouse, 14133 Sweetshrub Ct., Brooksville, FL 34613. The gate code is: #9687.

Checks can be made out to: Debra Myers Campaign or mailed to 8506 Pinetop Ridge Lane, Brooksville, FL 34613. Remember, there is a maximum limit of $1,000 from any individual or business.

Fundraisers are the primary way that candidates raise money for their campaigns. Lets all do our parts and support the Democratic candidate for Supervisor of Elections.

The Executive Committee of the Hernando County Democratic Party will meet at the Harvey G. Martin Democratic Center on Thursday 1/21/16 at 7:30 pm. All Precinct Captains are required to attend. This meeting will mark a shift from monthly to quarterly meetings. Going forward the executive committee will meet on the third Thursday of the first month of every quarter – January, March, July and October.

Effective immediately the office at the Harvey G. Martin Democratic Center will be open to the public from 3:00 to 6:00 pm every Monday and Wednesday. The Center is located at 3432 Deltona Blvd. in Spring Hill – between Delta Woods Park and Forest Oaks Blvd. on the east side.

Stop by on your way home from work or shopping. Petitions for all amendments and all Democratic candidates are available for signing. Signing petitions for candidates in order for them to get on the ballot not only saves them money, which is in short supply, but is another way for you to show your support for the Democratic Party. Campaign items: tee shirts, bumper stickers, buttons, and sign are available.

In case you did not receive the email, The Democratic Club's monthly meeting scheduled for December 2nd is cancelled. In its place the Club will be hosting its annual Christmas Party on Saturday, Dec. 5th from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM – all are invited. Please bring a food or clothing donation for People Helping People. See you on Saturday.

The Hernando County Democratic Party is sponsoring a Wine Tasting this coming Sunday 11/15 from 3 to 6 pm at the Harvey G. Martin Democratic Center, 3432 Deltona Blvd., Spring Hill. The event is a fundraiser for the Party and everyone's participation is anticipated. Donations are $10 per ticket and are available at the door, or in advance at the office. Support your Party so that your Party can support you.

At 7:00 pm on Wednesday November 4th the Hernando County Democratic Club will hold its monthly meeting in the Harvey G. Martin Democratic Center, 3423 Deltona Blvd. The "Informed Electorate" speaker will be Debra Myers, Democratic Candidate for Supervisor of Elections. Also in attendance will be Dave Koller, the leading candidate for Congress from Florida's 11th District. See you there!

The Credentials Committee reported that a quorum was present and the meeting was called into order at 8:03 pm starting with the Pledge of Allegiance followed by a moment of silence.  Officers present were Walt Huston - President, Steve Zeledon - Vice President, Al Ambs - Treasurer, and Dolores Peers, Secretary.

People Attended:  18

Voting members present:  Al Ambs, Allan Rae, Beverly Brown, Dan Livey, Dolores Peers, Harvey Martin,    Ray Fones, Becky Fones, David Philipsen, Steven Zeledon, Walt Huston.

Associate members present:  Matt Morelli, Stanley Konski, Jean Konski, Dennis Humphrey, Bob Hoffman.

Guests:  Dennis Purdy, Juan Lopez

Guest Speaker:  Shirley Anderson, Supervisor of Elections discussed; The Mission Statement, Responsibilities, and Mandates of her office.  She informed us that poll workers were needed and citizens can pre-register at age 16 to vote when they turn 18.  For more information and voter education contact:  Hernando County Supervisor of Elections at: 352-754-4125 and www.hernandovotes.com.

The previous meeting minutes and the Treasurer’s report were both accepted into record as posted by unanimous approval on motion by Dan Livey /2nd David Philipsen and Harvey Martin/2nd Becky Fones, respectively.

President's Report:

We will be at “The Farmers Market” on US 19 every Saturday starting 9/12/2015 from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm with petitions for the legalization of medical marijuana.  Saturday, October 17th we rented a booth for the “Weeki Stock” annual event in Weeki Wachee, Fl.  The petitions are provided by “United for Care.” We also will have voter registrations forms, restoration of felon voting rights, single member districts and candidate information.  Volunteers are needed.

We will be advertising our monthly meeting date/location and that we have medical marijuana petitions in the “Spring Hill Newsletter.”

The “Monthly Mouthpiece” will be emailed out October 15 – 25, 2015.

We are building our e-mail base and increasing our volunteers.

Information about our Democrat Club was passed out to share with others in our community.  We also need volunteers to help with club activities and welcoming committee.

Pay the Rent Program - Small donations are welcome.  Booklets are available for monthly donations.

Next month speaker:  Debra Myers, Candidate for Supervisor of Elections

Our next meeting will be November 4, 2016.

Please view our petitions and handouts.

8:35 pm adjourned.

The Credentials Committee reported that a quorum was present and the meeting was called into order at 7:49 pm starting with the Pledge of Allegiance followed by a moment of silence.  Officers present were Walt Huston, President; Steve Zeledon ,Vice President; Al Ambs, Treasurer; and Dolores Peers, Secretary.

There were 13 voting members present, thereby establishing a quorum for the meeting.

The guest speaker for the Informed Electorate presentation was Cecilia Patella, Hernando County Sheriff’s Office Emergency Management Director.

Cecilia was introduced and spoke of the activities during each phase of emergency management.  For more information contact:  Hernando County Sheriff’s Office, Emergency Management (352) 754-4083 www.hernandosheriff.org/em/

The previous meeting minutes and the Treasurer’s report were both accepted into record as posted by unanimous approval on motion by Steve Zeledon/2nd Beverly Brown and Steve Zeledon/2nd Harvey Martin, respectively.

President's Report:

We will be at “The Farmers Market” on US 19 every Saturday starting 9/12/2015 from 8:30 to closing with petitions for the legalization of medical marijuana.  The petitions are provided by “United for Care.” We also will have voter registrations forms, restoration of felon voting rights, and candidate information.  Volunteers are needed.

Information about our Democrat Club was passed out to share with others in our community.  We also need volunteers to help with club activities and welcoming committee.

Pay the Rent Program - Small donations are welcome.  Booklets are available for monthly donations.

Next month speaker:  Shirley Anderson, Supervisor of Elections, Hernando County

Our next meeting will be October 7, 2015.

Please view our petitions and handouts.

8:38 pm adjourned.