Georgiana Ruzich, Senior Caucus Director, long-time DFL and CD 3 activist, received the inaugural Jackie Stevenson Award at a May 19 dinner honoring Jackie Stevenson who died on April 22, 2912. (Jackie Stevenson story)
This award is given to an individual who is the consummate volunteer; is active in many activities; comes up with ideas; and involves and engages others. Someone who is always there and always willing. Continue reading →
Some issues are not just senior issues or DFL issues, but are “everybody” issues; for this generation and those to follow. A video trailer for the documentary The Price of Sand gives a glance into impending open-pit industrial silica sand mining – Frac mining – planned for parts of Minnesota and Wisconsin. The Price of Sand covers this issue in a personal and graphic depiction of what Frac mining means to people.
Senior DFL Caucus and Congressional District 2 kick off successful joint ‘Day on the Hill’ – April 17
Last year, the Senior DFL Caucus held its first “Day on the Hill.” In planning their second event for April 17, the Caucus hoped to increase the number of event participants.
At the same time, the Congressional District (CD) 2 DFL was having conversations about hosting a “Day on the Hill.” Roger Gehrke, of Eagan, a member of both organizations recommended the two groups combine their events and a tradition was born. Continue reading →
Jackie Stevenson, long time DFL activist, ten-year member of the Democratic National Committee, a founding member of the DFL Senior Caucus, and recipient of the Hubert H. Humphrey Award in 2011, died about one year ago on April 22. Click here for earlier post
Congressional District 3 is sponsoring an inaugural dinner to honor Jackie on Sunday, May 19. Continue reading →
If you haven’t heard, “Turn On The Off Year” is a simple ten point organizing plan intended to build a foundation throughout the state which will help party units as they head into the 2014 elections. It is a program designed to focus volunteer energy on building a strong, effective infrastructure. Continue reading →
The Minneapolis DFL will be holding precinct caucuses at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday April 16th, 2013 for the purpose of electing delegates to consider endorsement of candidates seeking election to Minneapolis Municipal Office or Park Board in 2013. To find your caucus location go tohttp://www.mpls.dfl.org/.
The Senior Caucus has interviewed candidates to find where they stand on issues important to Minneapolis seniors. The results are discussed in the following guide. Continue reading →
Norm Hanson – the new Editor of the DFL Senior Caucus News
Last Thursday, Norm Hanson, the new editor of the DFL Senior News was introduced to the Caucus Board of Directors. Norm accepted the position a couple of weeks ago and has been busy becoming familiar with the issues and resources he will use for the next edition. Continue reading →