Welcome to September

September marks the unofficial start of fall, and it also signals that just over two months remain until the big event -- Election Day 2018. We have so much going on this month we can hardly fit it all here. Please join us as we prepare to make history!

Sept. 1

Canvassing in the area of Chopticon HS. Contact Matt Willett for details: [email protected].

Julia Nichols’ Birthday Bash and Campaign Rally, 2-5 p.m. Help State Delegate candidate Julia Nichols celebrate her birthday with cake, snacks, drinks, and special guest speakers, including Susan Turnbull, candidate for Lt. Governor. Donations appreciated. Chesapeake Ranch Estates Clubhouse, 500 Clubhouse Dr., Lusby.

Sept. 8

Timothy Ridgell Pig Roast Meet & Greet, 1-5 p.m. Join Commissioner candidate Tim Ridgell for a pig roast with music, 50/50 raffle, and more. Donations appreciated. Brass Rail, 20331 Point Lookout Rd., Great Mills.

Sept. 13

Faye Wheeler Meet & Greet, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Faye Wheeler, candidate for Clerk of Court, hosts a meet and greet with light refreshments, cash bar, and raffle ticket sales. Donations appreciated. Pax River Alehouse, 46590 Corporate Dr., Lexington Park.

Sept. 17

Democratic Club Meeting, 7 p.m. Come out and learn how you can get involved. Lexington Park VRS, 21685 FDR Blvd., Lexington Park.

Sept. 19

Brian Crosby Fundraiser, 6 p.m. A night of politics and fundraising in support of State Delegate candidate Brian Crosby, featuring special guest Sen. Van Hollen. Heavy hors’ d'oeuvres and cocktails. RSVP at www.bc4md.com/woodlawn. Woodlawn Farm, 16040 Woodlawn Dr., Ridge.

Sept. 20-23

St. Mary’s County Fair. The St. Mary’s Democrats will host a booth throughout the fair, and participate in the parade on Saturday morning. We need lots of help! Please sign up to volunteer here.

Sept. 21

Democrat of the Year Dinner, 6-10 p.m. This is our signature annual fundraiser, and we want to make 2018 our biggest year yet. Please visit our website to purchase tickets, sponsorships, or program advertisements: www.stmarysdemocrats.org/doty.

Sept. 22

Thomas Brewer Meet and Greet, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Come out to meet Thomas Brewer, candidate for State Senate. St. Inie’s Coffee, 46915 S. Shangri-La Dr., Lexington Park.

Rose Frederick Fundraiser, 6-9 p.m. Join Rose Frederick, candidate for County Commissioner, for a dinner and silent auction. Purchase tickets at www.voterosefrederick.com. Bay District VFD, 46900 S. Shangri-La Dr., Lexington Park.

Looking ahead…

Oct. 6-7 Blessing of the Fleet

Oct. 14 Democrats Unity Breakfast

Oct. 20-21 Oyster Festival

Oct. 25-Nov. 1 Early Voting 

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Nov. 6 Election Day

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Caroline King


Change that matters. By authority St. Mary’s County Democratic Central Committee; Jane Loughran, Treasurer