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Meeting Minutes - 1/23/19

I. President’s Greeting

Pledge of Allegiance

II. Business

  • Thank you to those who donated and attended our Holiday Party!

  • Sending love to Vice Chair Beatrice Moskowitz! The MCFDW will be sending food from Colonial Diner to Beatrice next week - she is out of rehab and doing great!

III. VP Update:

  • Next Civics Corner: February Black History Month Panel Suggestions

  • Contact Jenna Trent if you have a recommendation or would like to volunteer

IV. Treasurer update:

  • Account balance - $3022.53

  • Fundraising ideas:

Selling merch, (mugs, pens, teespring?)

Sponsorships for Hats

  • DUES DUE! $25 - Checks should be made out to MCFDW and can be mailed to PO Box 481, Metuchen, NJ 08840

V. Communications update

  • Newsflash input - Send events to by 7P Thursday for that week's newsflash

  • Website details - Minor redesign coming soon!

  • Social media push

  • Want swag? Pins for sale!

VI. Councilwoman: How to run, what it takes, and the importance of women in power!

  • Edina Brown, Councilwoman, Old Bridge

  • Stephany Kim-Chohan, Councilwoman, Highland Park

  • What can the MCFDW do to help in addition to campaign donations

Childcare resources

Support getting things done (information resources for being a council member)

Help filling vacancies - have a database of members by town

Training Day/Bootcamp for newly elected women

VII. Upcoming Meetings/Events - MCFDW meets the 4th Wednesday of each month

Next Events:

  • General Meeting - Wednesday February 27th 7pm MCDO Headquarters

  • Hats ON for Women Luncheon - Sunday April 14, Lagos North Bruns.

  • Keynote possibly Tammy Murphy, but open to recommendations

  • Jazz Night hosted by the Middlesex County Democratic Social Committee on Saturday, Jan. 26th, 7P - 10P at the Metuchen Elks Lodge #1914, 87 Middlesex Ave, Metuchen, New Jersey 08840. $25 per ticket ($35 at door). We have 10 available - who wants?

  • The Political Power of Women’s Anger hosted by Center for American Women and Politics on Jan 29, 7P - 9P.

  • 2019 Passion * Power * Progress Awards, Feb 7, 2019 at 6 PM – 8 PM at Hyatt Regency New Brunswick, 2 Albany St, New Brunswick.

  • MCDO 2019 Trivia Night, March 3rd, 5P -7P at the Knights of Columbus, 109 Morrisey Ave in Avenel. (Join our team!)

  • Deadline for Change of Party Affiliation Dec. Forms for Primary Election is April 10.

  • Voter Registration Deadline for Primary Election is May 14.

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