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Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot Visits Calvert County

On Tuesday April 23, Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot paid a visit to the Calvert County Democratic Club meeting at Adam's Ribs in Prince Frederick. He spoke at length about his time serving the state of Maryland in various roles from the Maryland House of Delegates through his current position, including his strong support of union labor and protecting and supporting organized labor not just in Calvert County, but all of Maryland. He also explained a bit about how his office services Marylanders' tax questions and assists in getting our refunds back to us promptly.

He then took questions from those in attendance, and the group had a very informative and interesting discussion over a wide-ranging variety of issues. Calvert County Democrats thank Mr. Franchot for his visit and service to all Marylanders. 

 

Peter Franchot speaking to the Democratic Club

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21st Annual Goldstein Dinner

Flyer for Goldstein Dinner

 

We are so excited that the 2019 Goldstein Dinner is finally here! Don't forget to join us this Thursday, March 28th, at the Rod-n-Reel Restaurant in Chesapeake Beach. The cocktail reception begins at 5:30 pm with the official ceremony to follow. We will be joined by some very special guests, including Majority Speaker Steny Hoyer, Senator Chris Van Hollen and DNC Chair Tom Perez. 

We will be honoring and celebrating Calvert County Democrats and the work they've done to continue to support and promote the Democratic Party, including special honorees Attorney General Brian Frosh and Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller.

Due to construction near the restaurant, we are encouraging guests to park by the water park in Chesapeake Beach where shuttles will be providing transportation to the venue. 

We look forward to seeing you all there!

 

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Dr. Maya Rockymoore Cummings Visits Calvert County

Prince Frederick, Maryland. February 26, 2019 - Dr. Maya Rockymoore Cummings Chair of the Maryland Democratic Party visited Calvert County to speak at the monthly meeting of the Calvert County Democratic Club. Dr. Cummings discussed her long-term plans for the upcoming 2020 elections and beyond.

 

At the meeting, held at Adam's Taphouse and Grille in Prince Frederick, Dr. Cummings shared the party’s vision for the future including a whole state strategy for Maryland Democrats to expand our base, advocate for Democratic policies, and achieve success across Maryland, including rural counties like Calvert. She gave assurances to Calvert Democrats that the state party will be working to include a diverse coalition of people and ideas to promote Democratic ideals and policy across the state of Maryland, without leaving anyone behind; as well as building a strong lineup of candidates to win seats across the state.

 

Dr. Cummings’ visit was met with optimism and and enthusiasm by the Calvert Democrats after a thoughtful question and answer session, where attendees brought ideas and concerns to the Chair on how Democrats can continue to expand their presence and influence in Calvert County.

 

Chair Cummings assured the attendees that this would not be her only visit to Calvert County, and that it would be part of a continual relationship between Maryland’s county parties and the state organization.

 

group shot of meeting

 

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Meet your New MD Democratic Officers

Posted 03 December 2018CCDCC MD DEM Logo

MD Dems Elect Maya Rockeymoore Cummings as Party Chair

by fseatonCCDCC Maya Rockeymoore Cummings

Annapolis, MD—Today, at a meeting of the Democratic State Central Committee of Maryland, Democratic central committee members elected Dr. Maya Rockeymoore Cummings as Chair of the Maryland Democratic Party.  Rockeymoore Cummings issued the following statement thanking central committee members for electing her: 

“Our party is united, our party is strong, and we are going to hit the ground running. 

“This is a partnership. The central committees are filled with activists and organizers who believed in me, and I believe in them. In the years ahead, I will do everything I can to justify their trust, and continue to grow it.

“We are at our most effective when our elected officials and our party activists move in concert with one another, motivated by common ideals, and a shared belief in a Democratic Party that expands opportunity and lifts all communities. 

“Over the last couple of weeks, I promised Democrats across Maryland that I would listen to them, and that’s exactly what I’m going to do. In the weeks ahead, I will continue reaching out to our committees, our elected officials, and our voters to develop my Go DEEP Plan, so that we enter the new year with a concrete plan of action, and begin making progress for Democratic victories across the state in 2020 and beyond!”

Matthews issued the following statement on thanking central committee members for two years of partnership:

“I ran for Democratic Party Chair 2 years ago after a divisive 2016 election because I was determined to serve, organize, unite our Maryland party, and win elections. After making gains up and down the ballot on Election Day 2018, Maryland Democrats have an opportunity to build on our progress to move Maryland forward.

“I stand ready to work with Dr. Maya Rockeymoore Cummings to ensure that we double down on our progress to elect Democrats statewide and in every county in Maryland. I am also excited about the dozens of rising stars who have entered the race for party leadership. This is proof that the future of the Maryland Democratic Party has never been brighter.”

In addition to Rockeymoore Cummings, the party elected the following individuals to leadership roles in the party:

1st Vice-Chair
Senator-elect Cory McCray (Baltimore City)

2nd Vice-Chair
Allison Galbraith (Eastern Shore)

3rd Vice-Chair
Nicole Williams (Prince George’s County)

Secretary
Robbie Leonard (Baltimore County)

Deputy Secretary
Abena McAllister (Southern Maryland)

Treasurer 
Bob Kresslein (Western Maryland)

Deputy Treasurer
Jeffrey Slavin (Montgomery County)

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Volunteer Today

Donate your time

Calvert County Democrats have worked hard to get the word out about Democratic principles and Candidates in this year's election, and even with the election behind us we still have a lot of work to do.

There will be tents, booths, and tables at major County functions. We will need staff to help us get the word out that we’re here, and continue to build on this year’s momentum. Staff at these events will be talking to passersby, handing out some information, and promoting Democratic values. Keep an eye on this page for events as they are scheduled! 

We also have several staffing positions that need to be filled. We need people to staff the office at Democratic Headquarters. Duties include getting the mail, answering phone and email messages, and keeping our records up to date. This is a great way to stay up on all the party news and events throughout the year. If you can give a few hours each week, please contact us today!

 

 

Events and Contacts

 

Calvert County Democratic Women’s ClubCCDWC
Regular meetings held on the first Tuesday of each month.
Next meeting on Tuesday
, February 5th, 6pm food/drinks, 7pm business meeting at Adam’s Taphouse in Prince Frederick.
Agenda: TBD
The Club is collecting donations for End Hunger Calvert County, please bring items from this list.
Contact Democratic Women’s Club for more info: CCDWomensClub@gmail.com
Like and follow the Democratic Women’s Club on Facebook and Twitter!

 

 

Calvert County Democratic Central CommitteeCCDCC Logo

Regular meetings held on the third Thursday of each month.
Next meeting on Thursday, February 21st, 6:30pm at
Asbury Solomons Auditorium.
Contact the Central Committee for more information: www.CalvertDemocrats.com/Contact
Like and follow the Democratic Central Committee on Facebook and Twitter!

 

 

Calvert County Democratic Club
Regular meetings held on the fourth Tuesday of each month.CCDCC Logo
Next meeting on Tuesday, February 26th, 6:30pm food/drinks, 7pm business meeting at Adam’s Taphouse in Prince Frederick.
Agenda: Guest Speaker Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, Club Elections
The Club is collecting donations for End Hunger Calvert County, please bring items from this list.
Contact the Democratic Club for more info: CalvertDemClub@gmail.com
Like and follow the Democratic Club on Facebook and Twitter!

 

 

 

 

 

Democratic Clubs, Committee Working to End Hunger

Posted on 11 February 2017End Hunger

Calvert Democrats have teamed up to collect food donations for End Hunger Calvert County. The Democratic Club and Democratic Women's Club have started a friendly rivalry to see who can donate more, so be sure to bring your donations to the next meetings.

2017 Totals:

Women's Club 659.46 pounds

Democratic Club 612.73 pounds

End Hunger

 

 

Along with these items, the End Hunger Warehouse also needs:

Baking supplies: sugar, flour, salt, baking soda/powder
Cooking supplies: salt, pepper, spices, oils
Hygiene items: toothpaste, tooth brushes, soap, shampoo, feminine hygiene products
Shaving supplies: razors, shave cream/gels
Paper supplies: toilet paper, paper towels, napkins

Please help us to End Hunger in Calvert County by bringing these items to Adam's Taphouse on the evenings of the first Tuesday of each month for the Democratic Women's Club Meetings, or the fourth Tuesday each month for the Democratic Club Meetings.

Or, you can drop your donations off at our office: 250 Merrimac Court, Prince Frederick. The office is staffed Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 12:30 to 3:00 pm.

#GiveWhereYouLive

 

 

 

 

 

 

Volunteer Board and Commissions

The Board of County Commissioners relies on the input from citizen volunteer advisors to make decisions. If you want to influence local county government, but don't want to run for office, this is an excellent way to ensure our county reflects your values.

Don't Get Angry, Get Active!

Current Volunteer Board and Commissions Vacancies: http://www.co.cal.md.us/index.aspx?nid=146

Applications: Blank Application Form (PDF)

Applications can be emailed, faxed to 410-535-5594 or delivered to:
Lisa G. Tolomei, Appointment Secretary
175 Main St.
Prince Frederick, MD 20678

Meetings Contact and Schedules


Appointees to Calvert County boards and commissions are required to comply with Code of Ethics § 41.15.B.2: regarding financial disclosure for any potential conflict of interest within 30 days after appointment.

If you have questions, feel free to contact the appropriate person listed in the announcement or contact Lisa Tolomei, at 410-535-1600 or 301-855-1243, extension 2214.

 

Complete List of all Volunteer Board and Commissions: http://www.co.cal.md.us/index.aspx?nid=146