Archive for January, 2012

Obama to Speak at U of M

Posted on: January 21st, 2012 by Erica Ackerman No Comments

President Barack Obama will be speaking at the University of Michigan on Jan. 27.  This event is free and open to the public. Tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis at the Michigan Union Ticket Office beginning at 9 a.m. on Jan. 26.

State of the Union Mixer

Posted on: January 21st, 2012 by Erica Ackerman No Comments

State of the Union Mixer 1/24/12 8 to 10pm Elks Lodge Ann Arbor Free Admission

Finding Your Political Voice

Posted on: January 12th, 2012 by Erica Ackerman No Comments

Michael Moore's Capitalism: A Love StoryFinding Your Political Voice is a special program sponsored by the Ward One Democratic Party to educate the community about issues impacting  the 2012 election year. Through the use of documentaries followed by informal group discussions, participants will share in a dialogue designed to develop an “informed voter”. The program will be held the 3rd Thursday of each month at the Arrowwood Community Center at 6pm.

The first meeting will be held Thursday, January 19th at 6pm.

Michael Moore’s : Capitalism a Love Story will be shown followed by discussion. Light refreshments will be served.

For further information contact 998-0273 or 222-0787


New Ann Arbor Dems Officers Elected

Posted on: January 7th, 2012 by Erica Ackerman No Comments

At the December 10, 2011 meeting of the Ann Arbor Democrats a new slate of officers was elected. The officers are:

  • Co-Chairs:  Mike Henry and Anne Bannister
  • Secretary:  Sonja Karnovsky
  • Treasurer:  Newcombe Clark
  • Chief Technology Officer:  Erica Ackerman
  • Vice Chair for Organization:  Patrick Boeheim
  • Vice Chair for Special Events:  James Daniel
  • Vice Chair for Communications:  Jen Chapin-Smith
  • Vice Chair for Mature Adult Issues:  Lois Mayfield
  • Vice Chair for Campus Relations: Jacob Light
  • Vice Chair for Outreach and Inclusion:  Mary Hall-Thiam
  • Vice Chair for Programs:  Liz Seger
  • Co-Vice Chairs for Resolutions, Bylaws and Policy:  Margaret Connors and Bob Carbeck

Note:  The A2DP are always are looking for more officers, committee members and volunteers.  If you, or someone you know, is interested, let us know.  We need your help to achieve our ambitious 2012 goals!  Thank you! 

Stay Tuned for more information about our January Mixer and State of the Union Address on Tuesday, January 24. 


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