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4th of July Cookout 11AM-3PM at Liberty Plaza. Suggested: $10-15 Students & Individuals $15-20 Families & Beer Drinkers.

Posted on: June 30th, 2016 by Erica Ackerman No Comments

The Ann Arbor Dems Cookout Is Sponsored By:

Congresswoman Debbie Dingell
Evan Pratt, County Water Resources Commissioner 
Andy LaBarre, County Commissioner
Felicia Brabec, County Commissioner
Michelle Deatrick, Candidate for County Commissioner

AA Dems 4th cook-out flier

Annual Chili, Cornbread and Coleslaw Cook-Off

Posted on: April 25th, 2016 by Leo Cartier Jr. No Comments

Chili
The Ann Arbor Democratic Party, Insyght Institute & Center for Leadership present the Annual Chili, Cornbread, and Coleslaw Cook-off, Sunday, May 1, 2016, 5-8pm.

Join us during & after the Water Hill Music Festival for great food and music at Hunt Park, 1035 Daniel Street, Ann Arbor, MI (near the corner of Sunset Rd).

Buy tickets securely online NOW! https://secure.actblue.com/contribute/page/chilicookoff

$10 individual in advance
$10 for students & senior citizens
$15 at the door for all.

Beer Sponsor: Arbor Brewing Company Microbrewery & Arbor Brewing Company

For Tickets & Information: Contact Leo Cartier 810-444-6679, or email chilicookoff@annarbordems.org

Bring family & friends along and join Ann Arbor city council members, Washtenaw county commissioners, sitting & retired judges, other government officials, cooking experts, & tons of Dems as they battle and help judge Ann Arbor’s best chili, cornbread, and coleslaw recipes.

Enjoy about 15 different chili selections, varieties of cornbread, numerous coleslaw entries and a beer or thirst-quenching punch, voting privileges, & great music.

Press/Media: Contact Travis Radina 989-274-4433.

Sponsorship Opportunities: Contact Leo Cartier 810-444-6679 or Leocartierjr@gmail.com

Labor Day Picnic Monday 4-7 at Burns Park

Posted on: September 4th, 2015 by Erica Ackerman No Comments

Please join us for our annual Labor Day Picnic! This is chance for us to celebrate the end of the summer and mingle with our fantastic Democratic elected officials and candidates.

We will be BBQing some great food, we will have live music and fun kids games. Feel free to bring a side or dessert item.

To sponsor or to make a $15 suggested donation click here, https://secure.actblue.com/contribute/page/demslaborday

To sponsor contact Travis Radina 989-274-4433, Alex Yerkey 734-478-1904, or Michael ‘Mike’ Henry 313-559-5558, mikesoffice@gmail.com.

For information or to volunteer contact Alex Yerkey 734-478-1904.


Monday = 83 to 86 degrees, slight chance of rain — but whatever. D2 and Driskell on the mic. Yup.

Beer? Yup. Arbor Brewing Company — cases and cases.

Awesome music? Yup. DJ Jay Dub and Gwenyth Hayes. Check out this video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-GRSopQoLOY

Good grub? Yup. Savco Hospitality, Katoi, Ayse’s Cafe, Pita Pita Grill, Haifa Falafel, Ravens Club, Carlyle Grill, the Briggs Family Kitchen and a few more to announce soon. Oh no they didn’t. Oh but yes we did.

Ann Arbor Democratic Party leaders drop the mic. Exit stage left. And the crowd loses their freakin’ minds. Yup. See you there.

Women in Politics & Leadership Mixer

Posted on: March 27th, 2015 by Dmitry Kalinchenko No Comments

Women in Politics Mixer

12th District Democrats Debate Watch Party

Posted on: October 11th, 2014 by Erica Ackerman No Comments

Join Democrats for a district-wide Debate Watch Party between Mark Schauer and the Nerd on:

Sunday, October 12th – 5:30 PM
Arbor Brewing Company
114 East Washington Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Annual Labor Day Picnic, Mon. Sept. 1, 4-7PM

Posted on: July 25th, 2014 by Erica Ackerman No Comments

 

AADems Labor Day Picnic 2014

Please join us for our annual Labor Day Picnic!

We will be barbecuing some great food, plus we’ll have kids games and live music  by Chris Kendall and She-Bop and the Riff Raff. This is chance for us to celebrate the end of the summer and hear from our great democratic candidates and elected officials!

Suggested donation: $15 Individual / $30 Family (2 adults and up to 4 kids)

Donate at the door or click https://secure.actblue.com/contribute/page/demslaborday

 NOTE:  A local media source mistakenly reprinted incorrect information of the Elks Lodge as the location.  As of 1:30 PM on Labor Day, they have corrected the error online.  If you saw the incorrect information in print please disregard and know that we will be at Island Park, 1450 Island Drive, Ann Arbor, MI.  You may click this Google Map link or call our Chair, Mike Henry, 313-559-5558 for directions 🙂
Also, it looks like we may get a little Labor Day rain after 5:00 PM.  Come early to start your picnic experience off dry.  And don’t fret.  We have reserved a nice sturdy brick shelter at Island Park with grills, tables, and accessible restrooms.  Bring lawn chairs and rain gear just in case.

 

Sponsors and Advertisers

Our fantastic sponsors include:

Ayse’s Cafe
Arbor Brewing Company
Sally Hart Petersen for Mayor
Samuel McMullen for City Council
Kirk for Council
Alex Milshteyn for Washtenaw Community College Trustee Campaign
Sabra Briere for Mayor
Christopher Taylor for Mayor
Graydon Krapohl for Council

Advertising in our program booklet are:

Veronique Liem for Circuit Court Judge
Constance L. Jones for Probate Judge
Tracy Van den Bergh for Probate Judge
Midwest Bike and Tandem
The Barre Code

 

Strolling Gala at Rush Street, 4-9 PM Sunday March 2!

Posted on: February 11th, 2014 by Erica Ackerman No Comments

Join us for an evening featuring great hors d’oeuvres (lots of vegetarian and vegan options), desserts, drinks (wine/beer), live music, guest speakers and other entertainment! A local Judge will be on hand to renew wedding vows for married couples.

Ticket Price: $40 in advance, $75 for two in advance, $35 for students or $50 at the door.
Ticket Purchase: https://secure.actblue.com/page/demsgala.

If you have any questions or wish to sponsor the event, email Hedieh Briggs annarborgala@gmail.com or call (734) 531-9605.

 Kids are welcome. Hope to see you there!

September Social @ Vellum

Posted on: September 9th, 2013 by Dmitry Kalinchenko No Comments

Our friends at Vellum are graciously hosting us for our first social mixer of the fall! Come and meet some of our elected officials and our exciting candidates running for office, enjoy some elegant hors d’oeuvres on us, and imbibe in Vellum’s drink specials just for our event.

We look forward to seeing you all there!

Facebook Event

MeetUp Event

Laborpalooza 2013 TODAY! Monday, 9/2 from 3-7.

Posted on: September 1st, 2013 by Erica Ackerman No Comments

Laborpalooza 2013 is today and we recently got some exciting news: U.S. Senate candidate Gary Peters confirmed that he’ll be joining us at Gallup Park on Monday.  With Congressman Peters joining an already-impressive array of elected officials and speakers — to say nothing of the live music, dunk tank, grilled Lake Superior fish, cornhole, volleyball, rootbeer pong, and rentable SuperSoakers — Laborpalooza promises to be the most exciting Democratic Party party of the year.

Event Details

  • What: Labor Day Laborpalooza
  • Date: Monday, September 2nd, 2013
  • Time: 3:00pm to 7:00pm
  • WhereGallup Park, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Tickets: $15 ($14 if you wear a campaign shirt); Students $10 ($9 if you wear a campaign shirt)
  • Host: The Ann Arbor Dems

Special Guests

  • Mark Schauer, Democratic Candidate for Governor     
  • Gary Peters, Democratic Candidate for U.S. Senate
  • John Dingell, U.S. Representative, District 12
  • Debbie Dingell, WSU Board of Governors Chair and DNC Member
  • Rebekah Warren, State Senator, District 18
  • Gretchen Driskell, State Representative, District 52
  • Jeff Irwin, State Representative, District 53
  • David Rutledge, State Representative, District 54
  • and Mark Gaffney, Honorary Labor Day Laborpalooza 2013 Chair

Summer Kick-Off Mixer

Posted on: May 20th, 2013 by Dmitry Kalinchenko No Comments

Summer is now really here in full swing, so join us for the Ann Arbor Democratic Party Summer Kick-Off Mixer at the Raven’s Club!

We have arranged to have the patio at Ravens Club (207 South Main Street) reserved for us. The Party will purchased a few appetizers to get us started so get there early! Our friends at Raven’s club will also provide discounted drink and appetizer specials! 

So bring friends and neighbors by to check us out for the first time and get to know fellow Democrats better, discuss issues and have a little fun in the sun in the process. This mixer is FREE & open to the public.

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/541006902607158/?ref=22

Also, please make sure to sign up for our brand new meetup group. It offers a lot of great functionality to help us manage our community better! Please also stop by there (http://www.meetup.com/Ann-Arbor-Democratic-Party/) and RSVP to the event cross-posted there. (You might also find lots of other great group you’d enjoy!)

Note: If you’d like to sponsor a mixer or would like to make a $3 grassroots donation, you can do it online TODAY at this link: http://annarbordems.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=cc7cf851e261671731c849efe&id=c52965c37f&e=8f325a6ada.

Summer Kick-Off Mixer

Summer Kick-Off Mixer

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