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Progressive Picnic in Montgomery County

Saturday August 28, 2010 2 PM to 5 PM

Wheaton Regional Park Picnic Shelter A

2002 Shorefield Road, Wheaton, MD 20902

Hot Dogs, Burgers, Veggie Burgers, Veggie Dogs Provided.
Please pre-register so we’ll have enough food for you!

Suggested Donation: $15 per person now, $20 at the door.
For info. or to pay by check, email:

Pay on PayPal and use

Guests appearing: US Congresswoman Donna Edwards (confirmed!), US Congressional Candidate Andrew Duck; State Sens. Jamie Raskin and Rich Madaleno; MD Senate Candidates Dels. Roger Manno and Karen Montgomery; Delegates Tom Hucker, Ana Sol Gutierrez, Jeff Waldstreicher, and Al Carr; MD Delegate Candidates Dana Beyer, Eric Luedtke, Lara Wibeto, Elihu Eli El, and Neeta Datt; County Council Members Marc Elrich, Duchy Trachtenberg, Nancy Floreen, and George Leventhal; County Council Candidates Sharon Dooley and Hans Riemer.

Garland Nixon: Montgomery Municipal Cable TV and 89.3 FM WPFW Pacifica Radio Raucous Caucus Host. Music by Jessica Sharp!

Other guests and candidates welcome and expected.

Contact to confirm appearance.

Cosponsors: Montgomery County Progressive Alliance, Progressive Democrats of Maryland, Democracy for Montgomery County, Health Care NOW! Maryland, Fair And Clean Elections MD, Organizing for Montgomery, Progressive Neighbors, Maryland Citizens Against State Executions, Coalition Against Bigger Trucks, and Peace Action Montgomery.

More co-sponsors welcome: suggested donation $50 (includes 3 admissions)

Contact to co-sponsor.

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

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. Keep left as you enter the park. Shelter “A” is the closest to the parking area.

Google map:

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

Suggested Donation: $15 per person now, $20 at the door.


Join State Senator Jamie Raskin; Delegates Karen Montgomery, Roger Manno, Ana Sol Gutierrez, Heather Mizeur, and Tom Hucker; and Council Members Duchy Trachtenberg and George Leventhal.

Moderator: Garland Nixon (WPFW Pacifica Radio, Montgomery Municipal Cable TV).

Rockville Library

Rockville Library

When: 1-3 PM Sunday, October 25, 2009
Where: Rockvill
e Regional Library, Rockville Town Center

21 Maryland Ave., Rockville, MD 20850

Detailed directions / Short walk from the Rockville Metro station (red line)

$10 Requested donation for the room, pizza, snacks, coffee, etc.
Donate on line with PayPal, or bring donation. Please RSVP!

Topics for Discussion:
* Report from the White House Working Group on Healthcare
* Healthcare Discrimination: Problems and Solutions
* How We Can Help Pass Real Healthcare Reform

Get involved with ongoing actions supporting reform–phone banking, door knocking, calling elected officials, etc.

Sponsored by: Montgomery County Progressive Alliance, Progressive Maryland, Progressive Neighbors,, Progressive Democrats of America/Maryland, Democracy for Montgomery County, Greater Silver Spring Democratic Club, Montgomery Health Care ACTION, MD Women’s Coalition for Health Care Reform, Organizing for America (Md 8th), and MoveOn (Montgomery County). Other organizations are considering cosponsorship.

Additional cosponsors welcome! Contact Mike Hersh

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