Your May Senior Caucus News is available.
This is the first issue published under “new management”, an issue that you should find very interesting and informative. Continue reading
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
The third North Metro Senor Caucus Luncheon will be held at a new location and will have Dwayne King and Earl Bower talk about forming a North Metro Senior Caucus Chapter. Open invitation to all. See details below: Continue reading
The Senior Caucus Southwest Metro Lunch that has met on the second Wednesday of every month in Burnsville for several years now has a new name and will meet in a new location. Look now for…
SOUTH METRO SENIOR CAUCUS CHAPTER LUNCH 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.
The You Tube video, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F3JSL2uzJrg, is shared below for your convenience.
From the DFL Dispatch, April 19, 2013
Senior DFL Caucus and Congressional District 2 kick off successful joint ‘Day on the Hill’ – April 17
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 to http://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