John Broughton

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Getting to Health Care for All – February 2020 Meeting

“Before I discuss a treatment plan with my patients I check their chart to see what insurance they have,” said Toni Ramirez, a family practice physician speaking at a forum called “Getting to Health Care for All”, at the Windsor Democratic Club meeting on February 27. “I never withhold information”, she emphasized, “but I am …

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Club meetings cancelled – March and April 2020

The club’s regular monthly fourth-Thursday meetings for March and April are now cancelled. Part of “flattening the curve” of coronavirus cases is to reduce the number of opportunities to be infected. Our club is doing its part to help this effort by cancelling meetings. Our next meeting is scheduled for May 28th. As it gets …

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Treasurer’s Report – Calendar year 2019

2019 Windsor Democratic Club Financial Report Beginning balance:   $836.12 Income: — Dues:  $460.00 — Bank fee adjustment: $12.00 — Bank dividend:  $0.16      Total income: $472.16 Expenses: — Bank fees:  $6.00 — Sonoma County Democratic Club Crab Feed (table sponsorship): $370.00 — Annual membership, Windsor Chamber of Commerce: $199.00    Total expenses: $575.00 Ending …

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Getting to Healthcare for All – February 2020 Meeting

On Thursday, February 27, from 7 to 9 p.m., at the Windsor Round Table Pizza restaurant, two local health professionals, members of Health Professionals for Equality And Community Empowerment (HPEACE) will present “Getting to Healthcare for All” at the Windsor Democratic Club meeting. Dr. Toni Ramirez and Terry Winter, RN, MPH, will explore how other …

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Windsor Democrats Hear from Four Presidential Campaigns

Four Democratic Party presidential candidate – Pete Buttigieg, Bernie Sanders, Michael Bloomberg, and Elizabeth Warren – were represented at the Windsor Democratic Club’s first meeting of 2020, on January 30th at the Windsor Round Table Pizza. Three campaigns – those of Joe Biden, Amy Klobuchar, Tom Steyer – were contacted but unable to provide a …

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Upcoming: Ask questions of representatives of the Democratic presidential campaigns

On Thursday, January 30th, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Windsor Round Table Pizza restaurant, the Windsor Democratic Club will hear presentations from representatives of campaigns for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States. Each campaign representative will speak briefly, and then answer questions. The meeting is free and open to the …

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October 24th Meeting – Helping the Community and Reacting to Emergencies

On October 24, the first night after the Kincade Fire began at the Geysers, the Windsor Democratic Club met to hear from several speakers on the topics of  citizen engagement for fighting climate change, and how to prevent, prepare and react to emergencies. Cathy Taylor and John Stayton of  SoPEAS (Sonoma Public Education and Advocacy …

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Local activists to speak on October 24th

On Thursday, October 24th, from 7 to 9 pm, the Windsor Democratic Club will hear two presentations on improving Windsor’s community life. John Stayton and Cathy Taylor, of Sonoma Political Education and Action Salon (PEAS), will speak on their group’s experiences with Zero Waste stations at the town concerts. They’ll also discuss their transition to …

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Election of members of the Central Committee of the Sonoma County Democratic Party

It’s not well known, but the members of the Central Committee of the Sonoma County Democratic Party  are elected by County voters – or, to be more specific, by those who get the Democratic Party ballot in the primary election. The 4th District, which encompasses Windsor, elects four of the 23 members of the Central Committee. Anyone …

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Mayor Foppoli discusses Windsor – August 2019

At the August 22, 2019, meeting of the Windsor Democratic Club, Mayor Dominic Foppoli spoke on his life in Windsor, his role as a Town council member and Mayor, and the Town’s accomplishments and challenges. Foppoli grew up in Windsor. When it incorporated in 1992, he decided he wanted to become mayor. Now he’s looking …

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