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Minutes – November 18, 2018

Framingham Democratic Committee

136 Maynard Rd.

Framingham, MA 01701

Meeting Minutes – Sunday, November 18, 2018  (*with corrections)

Call to Order:  Beverly Hugo, Chair, called the meeting to order at 7:04 PM

Announcements:  Every month a charity to benefit.  Next month, December, Pathways Family Shelter.

SMOC – social service agency; federal/state funding; variety of programs – provide community support, housing; shelters.

Tania DiDuca – SMOC Chief of state staff over 15 years; Leslie Lee – programming.  Shelters – Gordon St, Pearl St and Clinton St helping families (8-16) to stabilize and become part of the community.  Drop-In  Center – downtown; Turning Point – chronic homelessness.  Needs for Family and Individual Shelters (handout include diapers, personal care items).  Volunteer application on website.(Read more…)

Minutes – October 21, 2018

Framingham Democratic Committee

136 Maynard Rd.

Framingham, MA 01701

 Sunday, October 21, 2018

Pot Luck Social 6:00 PM – Enjoyed by all present!

Diana Goswami – Field Director for Elizabeth Warren for Senate.  From Sudbury, worked in Washington, D.C.   GOTV/Coordinated Campaign.  Office 1071 Worcester Rd., Framingham, 01701.

Guest Speaker – Quentin Palfrey, Democratic Nominee for Lt. Governor.  L. Bornstein hosted a party for Quentin Palfrey. Invest in youth, communities of color, first-time voters; “Diversity is our strength.”  Jay has a vision – investing in transportation and early childhood education; gov’t that leads; make a difference at local level.

Watch Party – Massachusetts U.S. Senate Candidates’ Debate, Sen. Elizabeth Warren vs. Geoff Diehl.

Enthusiastic viewing.(Read more…)

Minutes of April 22, 2018

Framingham Democratic Town Committee

Community Room, The Green

136 Maynard Rd. , Framingham, MA 01701

Meeting Minutes – Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 7:00 PM

Call to Order:  Chair Beverly Hugo called the meeting to order at 7:10 PM

Announcements/Welcome:  Beverly – welcome back to Kathie McCarthy. Fees due for State Convention, DCU, Worcester; late fee $25.

April 28, 2018 DSC meeting North Shore CC, 10AM- 2PM

Congratulations to Margareth Shepard – President of Inter-New England Council of Brazilian Americans.

Maureen Dunne – Metro West Economic Research Ctr. – economic profile – Friday, May 11, 2018, 7:30 AM at Framingham State University; flyer circulated.

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Minutes of January 21, 2018

Framingham Democratic Town Committee

Heritage Assisted Living   

747 Water St. Framingham, MA 01701

Meeting Minutes – Sunday, January 21, 2018 at 7:00 PM

Call to Order: Chair Beverly Hugo called the meeting to order at 7:05 PM. 

1. Announcements: Beverly opened with a sad note, requesting a moment of silence to recognize the untimely passing of our long-time member Stephanie Mercandetti. “Stephanie was almost a life-member, and was a wonderful person, imbued with an infectious joy.  We will miss her enthusiasm and wisdom.”

Kathie McCarthy made a motion to approve the expenditure of $50 toward the funding of the Democratic State Committee (DSC) meeting scheduled for 2/8/2018 at Framingham High School.

Margareth must step down as Treasurer because she was elected to the City Council. 

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