Friday, April 4, 2014

Washington County Democrats February 11, 2014
The Washington County Democrats met Tuesday February 11, 2014 at 7:00 PM at the Washington Public Library.
Chairman Lorraine Williams opened the meeting at 7:00 PM.  The Pledge of Allegiance immediately followed.
The Minutes from the January 8, 2014 were approved as sent.  Everyone who has an e-mail address received the minutes.
Fourteen (14) people attended the meeting.
Treasurer Kay Ciha presented the Treasurer’s Report from January 2014 to February 2014.  She distributed copies to all present.  Cash on hand for February 2014 is $2,522.01.  Income was $0.00.  Expenses were $0.00.  Cash available as of February 2014 is $2,522.01.  Of this amount Candidate Funds are $500.00 and General Funds are $2,022.01.
Report Of The Chair
The Convention is March 8, 2014 at 7:00 PM in the Old Public Library building.  The Washington County Democrats Meeting of March 11, 2014 will be held at the Convention March 6, 2014 at 7:00 PM.
Second District will meet February 22, 2014 at 11:00 AM in Newton, Iowa.  Steve Maxon, Doris Park, Terry  Phillips,  and Lorraine Williams will attend.    
March Immigration Party will be held March 16, 2014 at CafĂ© Dodici.  It will be an Ethnic Potluck.  Each person will have the opportunity to discuss his/hers heritage and the Ethnic Dish which they brought.  Each regular attendee will be asked to invite at least five (5) other Democrats.  A game will be played that will help everyone to participate.   An Ad Hoc Committee will be formed to plan the details.  Progress on this venture will be reported at the March 8, 2014 at the Convention.  
The need to form a Committee for the summer parades was discussed.  It was noted that with this election year, we need to have a real eye catcher of a float.  Our mascot Gloria will be part of the float.   June 7, 2014 is Ridiculous Days in Washington, Iowa.  We will need a great float for this parade.
Richard Gilmore introduced Kevin Kinney who will face Richard in the Democratic primary for Senate seat for District 39. Kevin shared his background and his qualifications.
Committee ReportsThe new chair for the Affirmative Action is Jackie Amigon, to replace Adhali Larios-Hernandez..
 The meeting was adjourned at 8:15 PM.
Respectfully submitted, 
Mimi Jacoby, secretary