FUNDRAISING EVENTS CALENDAR

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					                                   2010
                      FUNDRAISING & EVENTS CALENDAR
                         FOR MICHIGAN DEMOCRATS
NOTE: Please notify us immediately if there is any cancellation of events appearing
      on this Fundraising & Events Calendar


MARCH
Friday, 3-5-10
The Ingham County Democratic Party is hosting their "Mardi Gras 2010" Fundraiser at the Ingham County
Community Building, 700 E. Ash Street, Mason, MI. ICDP Annual Awards – Silent Auction – 50/50 Raffle
– New Mystery Hat Raffle! Sponsorships and Paperless Ads available. Please make your checks payable to:
ICDP and mail to: 1005 Abbott Road, Suite B, East Lansing, MI 48823.
              Sponsorship
              $250.00 Submitted January 1, 2010 or Later
              One Event Ticket
              100 Second Ad
              Name listed in Booklet
              Paperless Ads
              Submitted January 1, 2010 or Later
              $ 50.00 25 Second Ad
              $100.00 50 Second Ad
              $ 50.00 Design Needed
       TIME: 5:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. / 5:00 p.m., Happy Hour / 7:00 p.m., Dinner
       DONATION: $60.00 per person (Paid in Advance) / $70.00 per person (As of 2-26-10)
                    $40.00 Student / $550.00 Table of 10
       CONTACT: icdpmardigras@mac.com to e-mail your Ad or questions regarding your Ad
                   ICDP Office, 517/337-0027 or e-mail icdp@sbcglobal.net for additional information
                   or to donate an Auction Item

Saturday, 3-6-10
The Lenawee County Democratic Party is hosting a "Motor City Casino Bus Trip" Fundraiser. The bus will
leave Adrian, MI from the corner of Division and U.S. 223—Old Mann Buick.
       TIME: 9:00 a.m., Bus Departs / 5:00 p.m., Bus Returns
       DONATION: $35.00 per person (includes $25.00 in Casino 'Reward Play')
       CONTACT: Arnold Harper, 517/263-8121 for additional information

Wayne County Commissioner Kevin McNamara is hosting his annual "St. Patrick's Party" Fundraiser at the
Wayne Tree Manor, 35100 Van Born Road, Wayne, MI. Entertainment – Fortune Tellers – Irish Dancers!
      TIME: 6:00 p.m., Cocktails / 7:00 p.m., Dinner
      DONATION: $75.00 per person / $1,000.00 Table Sponsors: 10 Guests
Saturday, 3-6-10 (Cont'd)
A "Coffee and Donuts" Fundraiser is being held for Commissioner Toni Moceri at the home of Liz Lenhard,
28393 Bunert Road, Warren, MI.
      TIME: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon
      DONATION: $35.00 per person / $100.00 Sponsor
      CONTACT: 586/619-9054 or e-mail elect.tonimoceri@gmail.com for additional information

Tuesday, 3-9-10
State Senator Glenn Anderson is hosting a "Luncheon Reception" Fundraiser at the Governor's Room,
Karoub Associates, 121 W. Allegan Street, Lansing, MI.
       TIME: 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
       DONATION: $200.00 per person
       CONTACT: Joshua Brandt, 734/743-1146 for additional information

Wednesday, 3-10-10
State Rep. Vincent Gregory is hosting his first "Lunch Reception" Fundraiser for State Senate at the
Governor's Room, Karoub Associates, 121 W. Allegan Street, Lansing, MI. Please make checks payable to:
Vincent Gregory for Senate and mail to: 29501 Red Leaf Drive, Southfield, MI 48076.
       TIME: 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
       DONATION: $150.00 per person (Please, no corporate checks)
       CONTACT: Please RSVP to 517/648-2043

Tuesday, 3-16-10
The People for Mike Bryanton are hosting an "Annual Birthday St. Patrick's Day" Fundraiser for Mike
Bryanton, Ingham County Clerk, at Dublin Square Restaurant & Irish Pub, 327 Abbott Road, East Lansing,
MI. Please make checks payable to: People for Mike Bryanton.
       TIME: 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
       DONATION: $50.00 per person / $75.00 Supporter / $100.00 Friend

A "St. Patrick's Day" Fundraiser is being held for County Commissioner Joan Flynn at the American Polish
Century Club of Sterling Heights, 33204 Maple Lane, Sterling Heights, MI.
        TIME: 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
        DONATION: $50.00 per person
        CONTACT: 586/774-2689 for additional information

Wednesday, 3-17-10
State Senator John J. Gleason is hosting a "St. Patrick's Day Hoolie" Fundraiser at the Governor's Room,
Karoub Associates, 121 W. Allegan Street, Lansing, MI. Please make checks payable and return to:
Citizens for John J. Gleason, 4806 Westvale Circle, Lansing, MI 48917.
       TIME: 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
       DONATION: $175.00 per person (Please, no corporate checks)
       CONTACT: Please RSVP to 517/420-1982

Thursday, 3-18-10
A "35 for 35" Fundraiser is being held for Eric Coleman, candidate for State Representative—District 35, at
Fishbone's Restaurant, 29244 Northwestern Highway, Southfield, MI. Appetizers and Cash Bar!
       TIME: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
       DONATION: $35.00 per person
       CONTACT: Sheryl Mitchell, 248/709-2492 or sheryl@EricColeman.org for tickets
Sunday, 3-21-10
The Justice Caucus, Michigan's Democratic Progressive Caucus, is hosting their 3rd annual "Millie Jeffrey
Awards Dinner" Fundraiser for the MDP Justice Caucus PAC at the Courtyard by Marriott, 3205 Boardwalk
Drive, Ann Arbor, MI. The event will be 'Celebrating Progressive Women in Politics' with Keynote Speaker
Madeleine M. Kunin, former 3-term Vermont governor, Ambassador to Switzerland, friend of Millie Jeffrey
and author of "Pearls, Politics and Power: How Women Can Win and Lead." Please order tickets by March
17, 2010.
               Program Ads
               (Please order Ads by March 1, 2010)
               $350.00         Full-Page (5.5 x 7.5)
               $200.00         Half-Page (5.5 x 3.5)
               $100.00         Quarter-Page (2.5 x 3.75)
               $ 50.00         Business Card Size
       TIME: 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., Reception and Book Signing with Governor Kunin
             7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Dinner
             8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., Keynote Speaker and Spirit of Millie Awards Ceremony
       DONATION: $75.00 Dinner only / $100.00 Reception only / $175.00 Reception and Dinner
                    $1,000.00 Table Sponsor (10 Dinner Tickets and Full-Page Ad in program)
                    Host Committee (recognition on Invitation and Program Book, any 2 Tickets and any
                                     size Ad)—Deadline is January 29, 2010
       CONTACT: David Shindell, shindell@me.com, for tickets or ads
                   Mary Shindell, 734/996-3963 for additional information
                  or www.justice4michigan.org

The Kalkaska County Democratic Party is hosting their "6th Annual Winter Luau" Fundraiser at the
Kalkaska Clubhouse, 1437 Island Lake Road—1 mile west of U.S.-131. Look for the signs just after the
airport, Kalkaska, MI. A fun-filled evening of Summer Dresses – Flowered Shirts – Good Food – Good
Friends! The potluck will feature: Sloppy Joes – Delicious Desserts – and Light Beverages (or bring your
preferred beverage). There will be a White Elephant Raffle. Please RSVP before March 10, 2010 to
guarantee your seat for this 'Hot' event!
        TIME: 4:00 p.m.
        DONATION: $12.50 per person (Suggested)
        CONTACT: Please RSVP to 231/369-2901 or rsvp@kalkaskadems.org

Wednesday, 3-24-10
The Lapeer County Democratic Party is hosting their "9th Annual Spaghetti Feed" Fundraiser at the Lapeer
Center Building Annex, 425 County Center Street, Lapeer, MI. Ads are available.
       TIME: 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
       DONATION: $15.00 per person / $7.50 Children 6 to 12 years old / Children under 6 are free
       CONTACT: Rose Klein, 810/793-1634 for additional information

Thursday, 3-25-10
The North Oakland Democratic Club is hosting their "Spring Into Action" Fundraiser at The Lakeville Inn,
1318 Rochester Road—where Rochester and Lakeville Roads meet, Leonard (Lakeville), MI. Appetizers –
Family-Style Dinner – Silent Auction! Can’t make it?—please purchase a 'PowerPoint' ad for $25.00 or a
'Friend of the Club' ad for $10.00.
        TIME: 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Thursday, 3-25-10 (Cont'd)
      DONATION: $20.00 per person (In Advance) / $25.00 per person (At the Door)
                    $10.00 Children
      CONTACT: Francine Melotti, 248/894-8021 or info@northoakland-dems.org for tickets or
                   additional information


APRIL
Saturday, 4-3-10
The Midland County Democratic Party is hosting their "Annual Pasta Supper" Fundraiser at the American
Legion Post 165, 5111 Hedgewood Drive, Midland, MI.
       TIME: 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
       DONATION: $10.00 per person / $20.00 per Family
       CONTACT: Deb Reeves, 989/631-3625 or habdeb@aol.com for tickets or additional information
                    Tickets may also be purchased at the office:
                    711 Ashman Plaza (on Ashman between Union and Pine Streets)
                    Time: Noon – 5:00 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays

Saturday, 4-10-10
The Chippewa County Democratic Party is hosting their "25th Annual Spaghetti Dinner & Auction"
Fundraiser at the Christopher Columbus Hall, 201 Sheridan, Sault Ste. Marie, MI. Celebrating the Past –
Present – and Future!
       TIME: 5:00 p.m., Social Hour / 6:00 p.m., Dinner / Auction immediately following
       DONATION: $25.00 per person
       CONTACT: chair@chippewadems.com or treasurer@chippewadems.com to reserve your seat!
                     Dorothy Johnson, 906/322-0422 for additional information

Saturday, 4-17-10
The Michigan Democratic Party is holding a 1-day statewide Endorsement Convention to endorse candidates
for public office, including but not limited to Secretary of State and Attorney General, at Cobo Center,
Detroit, MI. The Convention will not endorse a candidate for Governor or any office in which there is a
primary election. Constituency Caucuses and Congressional District Caucuses will meet in the morning and
the Convention will convene in the afternoon to make endorsements.
        TIME: 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m., Constituency Caucuses / 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., District Caucuses
                1:00 p.m., Convention
        CONTACT: 517/371-5410

The Michigan Democratic Party is hosting their annual "Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner" Fundraiser at
Cobo Center, Detroit, MI. Keynote Speaker to be announced. Program Book ads are available—deadline
for ads is Tuesday, March 16, 2010. Please make checks payable to: Michigan Democratic Party and mail
to: Michigan Democratic Party, 606 Townsend, Lansing, MI 48933.
TIME: 6:30 p.m.
DONATION: $150.00 per person
Saturday, 4-17-10 (Cont'd)
      Sponsorships
      Platinum Dinner Sponsor - $10,000
      • 5 Dinner Tables of 10 (50 Tickets) in premium seating area
      • 20 Complimentary Tickets to the Upper Club Reception
      • 1 Complimentary ad on the Giant Screens at the Dinner
      • 1 Complimentary 1-year President's Club Membership
      • Platinum Sponsor recognition in the Dinner Ad Book
      Gold Dinner Sponsor - $7,000
      • 3 Dinner Tables of 10 (30 Tickets) in premium seating area
      • 12 Complimentary Tickets to the Upper Club Reception
      • 1 Complimentary ad on the Giant Screens at the Dinner
      • 1 Complimentary 1-year President's Club Membership
      • Gold Sponsor recognition in the Dinner Ad Book
      Silver Dinner Sponsor - $4,000
      • 2 Dinner Tables of 10 (20 Tickets) in premium seating area
      • 8 Complimentary Tickets to the Upper Club Reception
      • 1 Complimentary ad on the Giant Screens at the Dinner
      • 1 Complimentary 1-year President's Club Membership
      • Silver Sponsor recognition in the Dinner Ad Book
      Table Sponsor - $1,500
      • 1 Dinner Table (10 Tickets)
      • 2 Complimentary Tickets to the Upper Club Reception
      CONTACT: Mila Al-Ayoubi, 517/371-5410 (Ext. 246) or malayoubi@michigandems.com
               Laura Hornshaw, 517/371-5410 (Ext. 243) or lhornshaw@michigandems.com for
               Program Book Ads

The Michigan Democratic Women's Caucus is hosting their "24th Annual Jefferson-Jackson Luncheon"
Fundraiser at Cobo Center, Rooms 02-33/02-44, Detroit, MI. Keynote Speaker is U.S. Congresswoman
Debra Wasserman Schultz (D-FL)/Vice Chair of the DNC—you are in for a real treat! The Eleanor
Roosevelt Award will be presented to Kathleen N. Straus, Michigan Board of Education. Please make
checks payable to: Michigan Democratic Women's Caucus Chair and mail to: Michigan Democratic
Women's Caucus, 19432 Burlington Dr., Detroit, MI 48203.
       TIME: 11:30 a.m.
       DONATION: $50.00 per person / $500.00 per Table / $20.00 per Membership
       CONTACT: 313/892-6199 for additional information

Sunday, 4-18-10
The Democrats of West Oakland County are hosting a "Spring Fling" Fundraiser at the estate home of Fred
and Marilyn Ciampa, 20889 Cambridge Drive, Northville, MI. There will be a String Band and Summit
Meeting. The Picks & Sticks String Band performs regularly at the Henry Ford Greenfield Village and at
Bronners in Frankenmuth, MI.
      TIME: 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
      DONATION: $25.00 per person / $250.00 Host
      CONTACT: Karen Zyczynski, 248/349-6342 or www.mydems.info/events for additional
                   information
Wednesday, 4-21-10
The People 4 Bettie Cook Scott are hosting a "Luncheon Reception" Fundraiser for State Rep. Bettie C. Scott
at the Michigan Beer and Wine Wholesalers, 322 Townsend Street, Lansing, MI.
        TIME: 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
        DONATION: $250.00 per person

Saturday & Sunday, 4/24 & 25/10
The Jackson County Democratic Committee is hosting a "Training" at the Commonwealth Commerce
Center, Room 401, 209 E. Washington Avenue, Jackson, MI, by the Democracy for America for candidates,
campaign managers and grassroots organizers. We encourage attendees from all areas of Michigan. The
Democracy for America team, started by Howard Dean, was responsible for the 50 State Strategy which
resulted in big progressive victories across the US in 2006 and 2008
        TIME: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Both Days
        DONATION: $60.00 per person (Entire Weekend—includes Lunch)
        CONTACT: Sign up for training at this link: http://democracyforamerica.com/events/
                      33830-dfa-campaign-training-in-jackson-mi or
                      Patricia Rayl at prayl@comcast.net for additional information

Wednesday, 4-28-10
A "Campaign Kick-Off" Fundraiser is being held for County Commissioner Jeffery Sprys at Tina's Country
House, 50828 North Avenue, Macomb Township, MI. Please make checks payable and return to: CTE
Jeffery Sprys, 18249 Millstone, Macomb Township, MI 48044.
        TIME: 5:30 p.m.
        DONATION: $50.00 per person / $100.00 Event Sponsor / $500.00 Event Sponsor and Table


MAY
Saturday, 5-1-10
The Livonia, Northville and Plymouth Democratic Clubs are hosting a "Democratic Spring Gala 2010"
Fundraiser at Meadowbrook Country Club, 40941 W. Eight Mile Road, Northville, MI. Attire is Dressy
Casual. Heavy Appetizers – Cash Bar.
       TIME: 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
       DONATION: $30.00 Student / $45.00 Supporter / $75.00 Patron / $200.00 Host
       CONTACT: Scott Craig, 248/465-1995

Thursday, 5-13-10
The North Macomb Democratic Club is hosting their "Annual PAC Dinner Banquet" Fundraiser at Tina's
Country House, 50828 North Avenue, Macomb Township, MI. All County Executive Candidates are being
invited to participate in a timed response question-and-answer forum.
        TIME: 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
        CONTACT: Gary E. Cynowa, 586/291-0399 for additional information
Further Details TBA
Friday, 5-14-10
The Marquette County Democratic Party is hosting a "Campaign Kick-Off Dinner" Fundraiser at Bottum
University Center, Marquette, MI.
       TIME: 6:00 p.m.
       CONTACT: Tony Tollefson, 906/361-8669 for additional information
Further Details TBA


JUNE
Saturday, 6-26-10
The Marquette County Democratic Party is hosting their "2nd Annual Summer Sizzle Picnic" Fundraiser at
the Al Quaal Recreation Area Lodge, 501 Poplar Street, Ishpeming, MI.
       TIME: 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
       CONTACT: Tony Tollefson, 906/361-8669 for additional information
Further Details TBA


JULY
Sunday, 7-18-10
The Oakland County Democratic Party is hosting their "50th Annual Philip A. Hart Dinner" Fundraiser.
50th Golden Anniversary Commemorative Program Book Ads are available.
               Program Book Ads (at Last Year's Prices!)
               $350.00 Full-Page
               $200.00 Half-Page
               $125.00 Quarter-Page
               $ 75.00 Business Card
       TIME: 6:00 p.m., Congressional Reception / 7:00 p.m., Dinner
       CONTACT: Jason Bauer, 248/584-0510 or info@ocdp.org
Further Details TBA

Saturday, 7-24-10
The Jackson County Democratic Committee is hosting their "Annual Summer Picnic" Fundraiser at the Rod
I. Mills Memorial Park, Parnall Road—in Blackman Township between Rives Junction Road and U.S.-127,
Jackson, MI. Hotdogs and Hamburgers will be provided!
        TIME: 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
        DONATION: $10.00 per person and a Dish to Pass
        CONTACT: Patricia Rayl, prayl@comcast.net for additional information


OCTOBER
Saturday, 10-2-10
The Jackson County Democratic Committee is hosting their "Annual FDR Dinner" Fundraiser.
Further Details TBA