John Broughton

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Russian Riverkeeper presentation on October 22nd

What’s happening with the Russian River? And with creek restoration in Windsor? Some of the answers will be presented on Thursday, October 22, at 7 p.m. at the Windsor Round Table Pizza, 8499 Old Redwood Hwy, when the Windsor Democratic Club hears from Bob Legge, the Policy and Outreach Coordinator for the Russian Riverkeeper organization. …

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Report on the September 24th meeting

The Windsor Democratic Club took a break from politics at the September 24 meeting. Instead the club heard from Ryan Pedrotti, the Water Education Programs Specialist of the Sonoma County Water Agency (SCWA). Pedrotti filled the group in on the state of the water supplied by SCWA to more than 600,000 customers in Sonoma and Marin …

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WDC business meeting on November 21st

The Windsor Democratic Club will have a business meeting on Saturday, November 21st, from noon to 2 p.m., to discuss possible programs and speakers for our regular fourth-Thursday meetings in 2016. The meeting is at our regular place – Windsor Round Table Pizza. Everyone is welcome – bring your ideas! And if you can’t make …

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Santa Rosa Democratic Club Dinner and Meeting – September 23rd

The Santa Rosa Democrat Club meeting, at the Veterans’ Memorial Building, 1351 Maple Ave, Santa Rosa (across from the Sonoma County Fairgrounds), will be from 6:00 p.m. until approximately 9:00 p.m. The featured speaker is Carole van Aelstyn, BSN, of Compassion & Choices Schedule: 6:00 pm—Mix & mingle, no-host bar 6:30 pm—Club Business Meeting: Election …

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September meeting – Is drought the new normal?

On September 24, 2015, at 7 p.m. at the Windsor Round Table Pizza, 8499 Old Redwood Hwy, the Windsor Democratic Club will hear from two speakers who are engaged in conserving our water resources. Paul Piazza, the Town of Windsor Water Conservation Analyst, will give some helpful information on water saving strategies, as well as …

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Senator Mike McGuire’s Sonoma County Chili Feed – October 1

Senator Mike McGuire invites everyone to attend his 2015 Sonoma County Chili Feed on Thursday, October 1, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Jackson Family Vineyards, 3575 Slusser Road in Windsor. This year’s chili feed will be bigger than ever – more farm animals in the petting zoo, more games for the little buckaroos and the first-ever Sonoma …

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Report on the August 27th meeting – Gore calls for greater public dialogue

By Barry Hirsch During his candid presentation to the Windsor Democratic Club on August 27, Fourth District Sonoma County Supervisor James Gore called for greater dialogue with the community as future policies are considered by county supervisors. Gore stressed the need for exhaustive public input and greater community outreach when issues like the Lytton Tribe …

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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.