Join us for the Progressive Picnic in Montgomery County!

When: Sunday August 30, 2009 2:00 PM
Suggested Donation: $15.00 per person now, $20 at the door
Where: Wheaton Regional Park Picnic Shelter “G”
2002 Shorefield Road, Wheaton, MD 20902
Public transportation: take Y5 or Y9 Bus from Wheaton Metro stop.

RSVP, for info. or to pay by check, email:
Hot Dogs, Burgers, Veggie Burgers, Veggie Dogs & Condiments Provided.
Please RSVP and pre-pay so we’ll have enough food for you!

State Senators Jamie Raskin and Paul Pinsky*; Delegates Roger Manno, Tom HuckerSaqib Ali, Al Carr*, and Karen Montgomery; Council Members Duchy Trachtenberg* and Marc Elrich; Activists Dana Beyer and Eric Luedtke; and other speakers will discuss the future of progressive politics in Maryland. (*schedule permitting). Activist/Author David Swanson will discuss and sign his new book Daybreak: Undoing the Imperial Presidency and Forming a More Perfect Union. Join us! We need your voice and ideas to move Maryland forward.

Cosponsoring organizations include: Progressive Working Group, Montgomery County Progressive Alliance, Progressive Neighbors, Equality Maryland, PeaceAction Montgomery, Maryland ACLU, Progressive Democrats of Maryland, Democracy for Montgomery County, Montgomery Health Care Action, Progressive MarylandMore cosponsors welcome. Contact to cosponsor.

Please bring a dish or drink to share with 10 people.
If your last name begins with:

A-F please bring salad / side dish * G-L please bring a dessert
M-R please bring water * S-Z please bring soft drinks

* Discount for early registration, covers cost of venue, food, etc.
* Potluck dish and drinks to share appreciated! (More information TBA)
* $15 per person pre-reservation ($20 regular donation) required to RSVP.

Maryland could be among the most progressive states in the USA, and we’re committing ourselves to make it so. We have big plans to expand our scope and effectiveness during the rest of ‘09 and building into the 2010 election season. This will be a fun and empowering event!

Directions to Shorefield Area: From I-495 take Exit 31 for Georgia Avenue/MD 97 North. Follow Georgia Avenue for almost 3 miles, then turn right onto Shorefield Road. Continue on Shorefield Road until you reach the parking area. Shelter “G” is very close to the parking area.

Public transportation: take Y5 or Y9 Bus from Wheaton Metro stop.

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