Due to the absence of Chair Paul Purcell, Treasurer Kyle Bostwick skillfully presided over the April monthly meeting of the SCDP. We were reminded that Saturday, May 12 is the annual U.S. Postal Service food collection date.
Former Chair Judi Lincoln put out a request for volunteers for the next Poker Tournament we host June 2-5 at the Ramada Inn on Davenport.
Per State of Michigan regulations, volunteers must be members of the Michigan Democratic Party or the SCDP. However, you do not need to know how to play poker to be a volunteer host. Anyone interested in signing up should mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org and name the shift you want to work. She will do her best to accommodate you. Here are the available shifts.
Saturday, June 2nd 1:00 – 5:00, 5:00 – 9:00, 9:00 – 1:00 am
Sunday, June 3rd 1:00 – 5:00, 5:00 – 9:00, 9:00 – midnight
Monday, June 4th 3:00 – 6:30, 6:30 – 10:00, 10:00 – 1:00 am
Tuesday, June 5th 3:00 – 6:30, 6:30 – 10:00, 10:00 – 1:00 am
Don’t worry if you aren’t available for this tourney. We have two scheduled
Kitty Packard told us that signup sheets were available for the Friday, May 18 Saginaw River Beautification Day at Crayola Park. For more information take thirty seconds to watch https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ePM0gGJ6CE
Saginaw School Board member Ruth Ann Knapp spoke on the wonderful student art to be found in the Saginaw County Art Show. She also expressed her frustration in getting any answers from four fellow Board members about their unexpected and abrupt firing of Superintendent Nathaniel McClain and the process that brought it about.
Hard working Jerry Hilliard commented on his race to unseat Rep. Moolenaar (R) in the 4th U.S. Congressional District. For much more information on Jerry read the Midland Daily News article on his candidacy at https://www.ourmidland.com/news/article/Hilliard-seeks-to-rebuild-middle-class-with-4th-12803938.php or go to his Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/jerry4our4th/
State Rep. Vanessa Guerra spoke on pending legislation to fix our roads and fallout from the Larry Nasser case.
Angie Miller, President of the Mid-Michigan Area Labor Council, reminded everyone that April 10 was this year’s equal wage day and the easiest way for women to get the same pay as a man is to join a union.
In all 15 elected officials, candidates, and union representatives briefly spoke at the 7 p.m. meeting which was adjourned before 8 p.m.