Monday, September 20, 2010

Updated: Houghton Dems to hold conference call with Gary McDowell Sept. 20

HOUGHTON -- The Houghton County Democratic Party announces a conference call event with First District Congressional candidate and State Rep. Gary McDowell at 7 p.m. TONIGHT, Monday, Sept. 20, at the Democrats' Headquarters, 509 Shelden Avenue, Houghton.

"It's a great opportunity to hear from Gary and from fellow Dems and volunteers across the district," says Jesse Burnett, a new Field Organizer for the coordinated campaign (Michigan's 1st District). "If you'd like to ask Gary a question and help out with calls come to the Houghton County Democratic Party office before 7 p.m. After the Q and A session we'll have a phone bank until 9 p.m. Hope to see you all there."

If you have any questions please feel free to contact Jesse Burnett at or 906-360-8003.

"I'll be in the office just about every day between now and election day, so stop by and say hi when you get a chance," Burnett adds.

Campaign Kickoff Saturday, Sept. 25

The Houghton County Democrats will hold a Campaign Kickoff from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 25, at the Ramada Inn, with live music and refreshments. Tickets are $10 a person. To order tickets, click here.

Monday, Oct. 4, is the last day to register to vote in the Nov. 2 election. For Michigan voter registration information click here.

For more information about Gary McDowell, visit his Web site or see our Sept. 10 article, "Gary McDowell, Congressional candidate, visits Houghton County Dems."

Update: Highway Cleanup Sept. 21

The Houghton County Democratic Party will clean its Adopted Highway at 5:30 p.m. tomorrow, Tuesday, Sept. 21. They will meet at their Adopt-A-Highway sign on M26 between Ripley and Dollar Bay.

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