John Broughton

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Jim Wood’s Second Annual Salmon Barbecue – September 13

On Sunday, September 13, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., Assemblyman Jim Wood is hosting his second annual salmon barbecue, featuring fresh local salmon paired with wine and beer from some fantastic Sonoma County vintners and brewers. The barbeque will be held on the grounds of the Villa Chanticleer in Healdsburg. Tickets start at $30 per …

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Senator McGuire Speaks to Windsor Democrats

District 2 State Senator Mike McGuire addressed a wide range of concerns during his presentation at the Windsor Democratic Club on July 23. The senator impressed the capacity audience with his work to date in his first term in Sacramento. On of his high priorities was to reverse the trend that has left our state …

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August 22nd – BBQ!

On Saturday, August 22nd, from noon to 3 p.m., the Sonoma County Democratic Party will hold its annual barbeque at Howarth Park in Santa Rosa. Tickets are $15 per person, or $40 for a family (two adults and two or more children). More information can be found here.

July 23rd Meeting – featuring State Senator Mike McGuire

District Two State Senator Mike McGuire will bring his unique brand of enthusiasm and engagement to the Windsor Democratic Club on July 23 at 7pm at the Windsor Round Table Pizza, 8499 Old Redwood Hwy. The Senator will discuss his sponsored legislation including bills to expand career and job skills education, to protect our old …

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Report on the June 25th meeting

A report by Barry Hirsch: Outside groups spent more than $640 million on ballot measures in our state in 2012 and 2014. When you turn on the tube and stretch out to watch, you’ll find yourself presented with interesting lifestyle choices in those polished commercials spots that pay the freight for your favorite shows. Who …

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WDC at the Sonoma County Fair

The Sonoma County Fair runs from July 24 to August 9. The Sonoma County Democratic Party will have a booth at the fair, and WDC will be providing staffing for two days: Saturday, July 25, and Saturday, August 1. We’re looking for volunteers (who get free admission to the fair on the day they are …

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June, July, and August meetings

Our summer programs are firming up – here’s what’s on the agenda: * June 24 – David Schmidt, the Northern California Regional Coordinator for the California Clean Money Action Fund, will discuss AB 700, the California DISCLOSE Act, which is intended to stop anonymous campaign funding. * July 23 – California Senator Mike McGuire, who represents Senate District …

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Report on the May 28th meeting

Margaret Koren, a longtime activist and Windsor resident, made it clear that the movement for world peace is alive and well, more vibrant than ever, in her presentation at the Windsor Democratic Club on May 26. Ms. Koren works with the Peace Alliance, a national non-profit whose mission is to “empower civic engagement toward the …

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May 28th meeting – Peace and justice

Our daily headlines are filled with accounts of conflicts and violence from the Middle East to Central Africa, and here in the U.S. in cities like Baltimore and Ferguson. Research has shown that violence containment costs the U.S. over 1.7 trillion dollars annually. Margaret Koren, a longtime peace activist and Windsor resident, will present an …

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