Extension of Time – Dinner Reservations

April 24th, 2017 by AMRccdp

The deadline for reservations for the Eleanor Roosevelt Dinner is extended to Midnight, Wednesday, April 26, 2017.

The Cumberland County Democratic Party (CCDP) will hold its 2017 Eleanor Roosevelt Dinner, on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at R Place Pub & Grill on Country Club Drive in Lake Tansi.   Social hour will begin at 5:00 PM and dinner served at 6:00 PM.  A cash bar will be available.  Following dinner we will hear brief remarks from special guest State Representative John Ray Clemmons.

Dinner is $35.00 per person; $65.00 for a married couple both attending; no charge for a person 90 years and older. Paper tickets will not be issued.  Your purchase will be recorded and verified upon entry to the event.  Please provide the name of each member of your party when purchasing reservations, or by email to ccdp2013@outlook.com.  Purchase by payment with a credit card or PayPal through the ActBlue secure site:  https://secure.actblue.com/contribute/page/erd2017, or by check made payable to Cumberland County Democratic Party mailed to CCDP Dinner, PO Box 298, Crossville TN 38557. The deadline for dinner purchases is April 26, 2017.

We encourage all county Democrats to attend and support CCDP. If you cannot attend the dinner, please consider making a donation to CCDP by credit card or PayPal through the secure ActBlue site secure.actblue.com/contribute/page/cumberlanddemocrats.org or by check mailed to PO Box 298, Crossville TN 38557.

For further information contact Carol Yoder at (931) 788-3567 or Judy Barnett at (931) 787-1331.

Directions: From Lantana Rd. (101) take Dunbar Rd. (282) south.  Follow the signs for R Place. – Left on Cheyenne Dr.;  Left on Atoka Ln.;  Left on Country Club Road

 

 

 

 

 

 

2017 CCDP Reorganization

March 30th, 2017 by AMRccdp

CCDP held its Reorganization Convention on Monday, March 27, 2017.  Amended Bylaws were adopted and are available to read under the County Party Info tab.

New officers and district representatives were elected at the Reorganization as follows:

Chairman: Joseph Dunn
Vice Chair: Bruce Garwood
Secretary: Amy Zielinski
Treasurer: Judy Barnett
District 1: Andrew Cravens, Betty Threet
District 2: None
District 3: Molly Graham, Storme Davis
District 4: Joe Dunn
District 5: Ed Yoder, Bruce Garwood
District 6: Jessica Jolly
District 7: Patricia Lewis
District 8: Donald Clark
District 9: Shirley Green, Pat LeBeau
At Large: Nikki Fitchko, Charles Gaines, Jim Kratunis, Paula Hart

After the formal business was completed, Amos Powers, Chairman of the TN Democratic County Chairs Association, addressed the meeting.

 

 

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2017 Eleanor Roosevelt Dinner

March 29th, 2017 by AMRccdp

CaptureThe 2017 Eleanor Roosevelt Dinner will be on Saturday, April 29 beginning with a social hour at 5:00 PM. Dinner will be served at 6:00 PM.
The cost is $35.00 for a single reservation and $65.00 for married couples. Please provide the name of each member of your party when purchasing reservations. Democratic seniors 90 years and over are invited as our guest at no charge but must make a reservation giving your name by calling (931) 787-1331 or sending an email to cctndp2013@outlook.com. For all other guests a paid reservation is required. Paper tickets will not be issued. Your purchase will be recorded and verified upon entry to the event. Purchase by check made payable to Cumberland County Democratic Party mailed to CCDP Dinner, PO Box 298, Crossville TN 38557; or by payment with a credit card through the ActBlue secure site: https://secure.actblue.com/contribute/page/erd2017. The deadline for dinner purchases is April 21, 2017.
If you cannot attend the dinner, please consider making a donation to CCDP by check mailed to PO Box 298, Crossville TN 38557, or by credit card through the secure ActBlue donation site at https://secure.actblue.com/contribute/page/cumberlanddemocrats.org.
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2017 Reorganization Convention

March 1st, 2017 by AMRccdp

On Monday, March 27, 2017 at 5:00 PM CCDP will hold its Biennial Reorganization Convention to elect a new Chairperson, Vice Chairperson, Secretary, Treasurer, and Executive Committee for a two-year term. Democratic residents who are eligible voters of Cumberland County areinvited and urged to attend at the Crossville Housing Authority facility at 67 Irwin Avenue in Crossville.

At 6:00 PM the doors will be closed and only persons who have signed a Pledge of Support to the Democratic Party will be allowed to participate. The current County Chair, Edward Yoder, will explain the rules, allow for introductions, call for adoption of the bylaws, and begin the elections. You must be present to be nominated for election.

After the elections Jordan Wilkins, Chair of the 6th District County Chairs Association, will be guest speaker. There will be opportunities for remarks by the new leadership; discussion on the party’s agenda and events for 2017; and an open forum on how to move the party forward in Cumberland County. For more information, contact Ed Yoder at (931) 788-3567.

Please indicate if you plan to attend or if you are interested in the event on the Event notice on our Facebook page at 2017 Reorganization Convention.

For more information, contact Ed Yoder at (931) 788-3567.

 

 

Democratic Holiday Party

January 30th, 2017 by AMRccdp

The Democratic Women’s Club holiday party brought in a generous number of food donations to be given to Bread of Life as well as providing the venue for swearing in 2017 officers. A table decorating challenge resulted in much fun with everyone trying to outdo everyone else! The group voted the “Best Decorated Table” was by Odene!

New 2017 officers were sworn in by Randy York: Officers2Amy Zielinski – President, Betty Threet – 1st VP, Odene Sutton – 2nd VP, Nikki Fitchko- 3rd VP, Patty Guthrie – Secretary, Marla Carroll- Treasurer.

Meet the Candidates Saturday 9/24

September 21st, 2016 by AMRccdp

Come and meet Democratic candidates Judy Barnett running for State Representative for Tennessee House District 25, and David Kent running for the U.S. House of Representatives Tennessee District 6.  Saturday, September 24, 3 PM to 5 PM, Community Complex at the Fairgrounds.

Stimulating conversation and light refreshments will be available.

Cookeville Woman to Represent 6th District for Sanders

March 21st, 2016 by AMRccdp

COOKEVILLE — When delegates from across the country attend the Democratic National Convention this summer in Philadelphia to choose their nominee for the November presidential election, Cookeville’s Michelle Davis will be among them.

Davis was selected as the only delegate in Tennessee’s 6th Congressional District for presidential candidate Bernie Sanders during the Democratic District Convention on Saturday at the Putnam Courthouse in Cookeville.

More than 150 people from the nearly 20 counties in the 6th District filled the third-floor courtroom on Saturday as delegates for both Sanders and Hillary Clinton vyed to become delegates to represent their candidates at the Democratic National Convention.

The 6th District includes Pickett, Fentress, Cumberland, White, DeKalb, Cannon, Coffee, Wilson, Smith, Jackson, Overton, Clay, Putnam, Trousdale, Macon, Sumner and Robertson counties and small portions of Van Buren and Cheatham counties.

“There are 76 total delegates in Tennessee,” 6th Congressional District Convention Chairperson Geeta McMillan told delegates on Saturday. “Forty-four of those are being elected today in all nine districts.”

Following McMillan’s introduction, supporters of Sanders and Clinton split into groups to caucus for which delegates would represent each in the national convention.

Five, including Davis, were selected. Based on the popular vote distribution across the state, Sanders was allowed one delegate from the 6th District, while Clinton was allowed four. Clinton received 66 percent of the Democratic vote on Super Tuesday, while Sanders received 32 percent of the vote.

Delegates were nominated by their supporters who introduced them, and then each was allowed one minute to encourage those present to vote for him or her.

Davis, who has been a member of the Putnam County Democratic Party for eight years and also served as chairperson, said she was inspired to run as a delegate by the candidacy of Sanders.

“The day Senator Sanders announced that he was joining the race for the presidency, I began to organize and volunteer for his campaign,” Davis told the Herald-Citizen by email. “Bernie is the only candidate who has an established record of fighting for the impoverished and the middle class against the billionaires and multi-national corporations that control the majority of wealth in this country and exert undue influence upon our political process.”

Davis, a Mississippi native, has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Houston and a master’s in psychology from Vanderbilt. She works at Tennessee Tech University as an outreach coordinator.

“I am honored to be elected to represent the voters of the 6th District in Tennessee who voted for Bernie in the primary,” Davis said. “On their behalf, I will proudly cast my ballot for Senator Sanders to be the Democratic candidate for president.”

Jordan Wilkins of Smithville, Leonard Stevenson Jr. of Lebanon and Bonnie Fussell of Portland were selected as delegates representing Hillary Clinton. Pat Stanton of Lebanon was selected as an alternate for Clinton.

Prior to voting, some expressed concern about the Democratic Party’s requirement for diversity in the delegates selected, meaning that minorities, LGBTQ and disabled should represent half the delegates selected. McMillan confirmed that the requirement was met on Saturday.

Delegates elected Saturday will represent their candidates at the Democratic National Convention, July 25-28, in Philadelphia, where the Democratic nominee for president will be selected.

 

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TN 6th Congressional Democratic Delegates to DNC Convention

March 21st, 2016 by AMRccdp

Hopeful delegates and caucus voters from Tennessee’s 6th Congressional District gathered at the Putnam County Courthouse on March 19, 2016 to make the final decision of which delegate will represent their chosen presidential candidate.  The Democratic 2016 Presidential Convention will be held in Philadelphia, PA during the week of July 25, 2016.  Caucus goers were separated by their previous pledge of support for Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders.  Attendees nominated candidates to be selected and voted upon.  The nominee was allowed one minute to persuade the caucus goers to vote for them.  Each group voted, using the process of elimination, to determine the successful candidates to represent the 6th Congressional District in the final determination of the Democratic presidential candidate.  Successful candidates pictured left to right: Michelle Davis – Bernie Sanders delegate, Hillary Clinton delegates shown are Bonnie Fussell, Jordan Wilkins, Patsy Stanton (alternate), and Leonard Steverson, Jr.

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2016 ELEANOR ROOSEVELT DINNER

March 13th, 2016 by AMRccdp

eleanor-roosevelt-88The Cumberland County Democratic Party (CCDP) will hold its annual fundraising event, the 2016 Eleanor Roosevelt Dinner, on Saturday, April 30, 2016 at R Place Pub & Grill on Country Club Drive in Lake Tansi.   Social hour will begin at 5:00 PM and dinner served at 6:00 PM. A cash bar will be available. Following dinner we will hear brief remarks from local candidates and a special guest.

Dinner is $40.00 per person; $75.00 for a married couple both attending; or $20.00 per person 90 years and older. Paper tickets will not be issued. Your purchase will be recorded and verified upon entry to the event. Please provide the name of each member of your party when purchasing reservations, or by email to secretaryccdp@gmail.com. Purchase by payment with a credit card or PayPal through the ActBlue secure site: https://secure.actblue.com/contribute/page/erd2016, or by check made payable to Cumberland County Democratic Party mailed to CCDP Dinner, PO Box 298, Crossville TN 38557. The deadline for dinner purchases is April 22, 2016.

We encourage all county Democrats to attend and support CCDP in this election year. If you cannot attend the dinner, please consider making a donation to CCDP by credit card or PayPal through the secure ActBlue donation site or by check mailed to PO Box 298, Crossville TN 38557.

For further information contact ­­­Ed Yoder at (931) 788-3567 or Andrea Robinson at (931) 248‑3514.

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March 5, 2016 Delegate Selection Convention

March 6th, 2016 by AMRccdp

CCDP had a good turnout for the county delegate selection convention on March 5. We elected 11 county delegates for Bernie Sanders and 6 for Hillary Clinton. These delegates now go on to the district convention on March 19 at Noon at the Putnam County Courthouse to elect the delegates to go to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Thank you to everyone who came out and took part. This is what democracy is meant to look like.

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