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Edward Gogol

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Dem, pro-choice, feminist activist in south end of Crystal Lake

With Republicans in charge, everything will keep getting worse. Dems offer the only hope for improving things.

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  • Down By The River with Mary Mahady

    Please join us for a summer evening supporting Mary Mahady in her campaign to be the NEW State Rep for District 63! 

    WHEN:  Tuesday, July 23, 2024 - 5:30 to 7:30 pm
    WHERE: Buddyz Pizzeria, 1138 North Green Street, McHenry

    It's a beautiful location right on the McHenry Riverwalk, there'll be a most congenial crowd, and BuddyZ’s pizza and salad are famous.  

    Get your tickets here.

    Here's the event on Facebook - please click 'Going' and share.

    Here's the flyer, suitable for posting.

     

     

    When
    July 23, 2024 at 5:30pm
    Where
    Buddyz Pizzeria
    1138 N Green St
    McHenry, IL 60050
    United States
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  • The Veterans Party With Senator Tammy Duckworth

    Please join Illinois Veterans for Change and Vote Vets at The Veterans' Party, honoring the service of our veterans.  With special guest, our very own, US Senator Tammy Duckworth.

    When:  Tuesday, August 20th, 2024, from noon to 3pm
    Where:  IBEW Local 134, 2722 South Martin Luther King Drive, Chicago 

    It's going to be one of the hot events of the convention.  Open to all Democrats -- Please RSVP here.

    Democratic veterans and their allies are invited to join our McHenry Democrats Veterans Committee.

    When
    August 20, 2024 at 12:00pm
    Where
    IBEW Local 134
    2722 S Martin Luther King Dr
    Chicago, IL 60616
    United States
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  • Scrub In With Chris - Kalapodis for Coroner

    SCRUB IN WITH CHRIS
    CAMPAIGN KICKOFF WITH STATE REPRESENTATIVE SUZANNE NESS

    Please join State Representative Suzanne Ness as she launches Chris Kalapodis' campaign for McHenry County Coroner.

    WHEN:  Saturday, July 20th, 2024, 12:30-2:30 pm
    WHERE:  Stage Left Cafe, 125 West Van Buren Street, on Woodstock Square.

    Taco lunch with cash bar ... canvassing to follow ... tickets $50.

    First 20 attendees receive a free 'Scrub In With Chris' scrub shirt.

    REGISTER HERE.

    Visit Chris at chrisforcoroner.org, email him at [email protected], or call (224) 304-0004.

    When
    July 20, 2024 at 12:30pm
    Where
    Stage Left
    125 W Van Buren St
    Woodstock, IL 60098
    United States
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  • published Prevailing Wage 101 Webinar in Forums/Training Classes 2024-06-19 09:14:02 -0500

    Prevailing Wage 101 Webinar

    Please join the Illinois-Indiana-Iowa Foundation for Fair Contracting (iiiffc.org) for their Prevailing Wage 101 Webinar.

    Melissa Binetti, Attorney at the IIIFFC, will discuss the basics of the Illinois Prevailing Wage Act and recent updates. Frank Manzo IV, Economist at the Illinois Economic Policy Institute, will discuss the economic impacts of prevailing wage. A Q&A will follow.

    Prevailing wage laws require contractors who work on publicly-funded projects to pay skilled construction workers the region’s standards for hourly wages, benefits, and overtime, as calculated by the U.S. Department of Labor and the Illinois Department of Labor. The purpose of prevailing wage is to level the playing field for all contractors by ensuring that public expenditures reflect local market standards of compensation and craftsmanship.

    It's happening on Tuesday, July 30th, 2024, from 11am to noon.  Don't miss this opportunity to get up to speed on a complicated but very important set of regulations.

    Please click here to register, and visit iiiffc.org to learn more.

     

     

    When
    July 30, 2024 at 11:00am
    Where
    Webinar
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  • Illinois Democratic County Chairs Brunch 2024

    It's that time again, the 2024 edition of the awesome County Chairs Brunch, put on by the Illinois Democratic County Chairs Association (IDCCA), held in Springfield every year to coincide with Governor's Day at the Illinois State Fair.  Come on down for this inspiring gathering of Illinois Democrats.  All of our IL Democratic candidates and officeholders will be there, plus an inspiring speaker.  The group shown above, our 2023 contingent, had an excellent time.  

    It's on Wednesday August 14th, starting at 9:00 am at the Bank of Springfield Center (1 Convention Center Plaza, aka 524 South Second Street).  After the program head on over to the Governors Compound at the Illinois State Fair and be inspired by our Illinois Democratic leaders, starting with our governor, the amazing J.B. Pritzker himself.

    Get your tickets to the brunch here and prepare to be wowed!

    If you're coming down the night before to participate in the pre-brunch parties and networking opportunities, there are rooms at special rates. Go to to the IDCCA Brunch website to find out more.

    When
    August 14, 2024 at 9:00am
    Where
    Bank of Springfield Center
    1 Convention Center Plz
    Springfield, IL 62701
    United States
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  • McHenry County Democratic Women Campaign Edition Social

    By August 15th our campaigns will be red hot.  Come celebrate and cool off with us at the Campaign Edition Social of McHenry County Democratic WomenThe November elections will be on tap, plus we'll have updates on the 2025 Municipal Elections.  

    It's on Thursday August 15th, from 6 to 8 pm, at Spirit Water, 3300 Three Oaks Road in Cary, just west of Route 14.

    When
    August 15, 2024 at 6:00pm
    Where
    Spirit Water
    3300 Three Oaks Rd
    Cary, IL 60013
    United States
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  • McHenry County Democratic Women Summer Social

    Celebrate summer with McHenry County Democratic Women at our Summer Social.  A get-together for some fun & conversation...and MEET THE CANDIDATES!

    Join us on Thursday, July 18th, from 6 to 8pm, at (NOTE THE CHANGE IN VENUE!) Pub 47 in Huntley.  Donations of $10 are applauded, cash bar.

    When
    July 18, 2024 at 6:00pm
    Where
    Pub 47
    10400 IL-47
    Huntley, IL 60142
    United States
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  • rsvped for McHenry County Fair 2024 2024-07-05 20:57:13 -0500

    McHenry County Fair 2024

    It's that time again - join us at the Fair!

    Tuesday July 30th through Sunday August 4th
    Volunteers Needed

    There's always plenty of fun to be had at our annual extravaganza, the McHenry County Fair, at the fairgrounds in Woodstock.  And there's no better way to have that fun than volunteering for a shift at our Democratic Party booth.  We need at least two and preferably three people for each shift.  We pay for your admission so it's a great way to combine seeing the fair and doing something highly worthwhile.

    We do setup on Monday July 29th.  The fair opens at noon on Tuesday July 30th.  Opening time on every day thereafter is 10am.  Closing time is 9pm Tuesday through Thursday, 10pm on Saturday and Sunday, and then 8pm on the final Sunday day.

    Please RSVP and choose your shift.  Tuesday's first shift starts an hour before opening time to allow for last-minute setup, and Sunday's last shift allows an hour after closing for teardown.  If you have any questions at all please contact Corinna Sac our events chair at [email protected] or 815-893-9791.

    The fairgrounds are at 11900 Country Club Road, on the north side slightly east of South Eastwood Drive (Route 47).  It can be crowded so please allow half an hour for parking, getting into the fair and then finding us.  We are in building D this year. It's on the south side of the fairgrounds, backing up to Country Club Rd. 

    It's really important that we have a good turnout this year.  Many of our most dedicated Democrats found us for the first time at the fair.  And even if you can't volunteer please plan on dropping by and hanging with us.  Thanks so much and see you there!

     

     

    When
    July 30, 2024 at 12:00pm - August 05, 2024 at 12:00pm
    Where
    McHenry County Fair Grounds
    11900 Country Club Rd
    Woodstock, IL 60098
    United States
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  • rsvped +1 for Lake in the Hills Summer Sunset Parade 2024-05-19 12:45:09 -0500

    Lake In The Hills Summer Sunset Parade

     

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    Democratic Party of McHenry County at the Sunset Parade

    The Lake In The Hills Summer Sunset Festival is always fun, and there's no better to celebrate it than by joining us in the Summer Sunset Parade, stepping off at 11:00am on Saturday August 31st from Sunset Skate Park. 

    Election season will be in high gear and you can count on all our candidates to be there. Please come on out - show off your pride in being Democrats, and check out our beautiful new float.

    The skate park is on Haligus where it's curving around, south of the Bark Park, and Google has the address as 5200 Miller Road.  Come by 10 or 10:30, or come at 9 if you want to help decorate the float.  The route takes us east and north on Haligus, then east and south on Miller, ending at Sunset Park.

    When
    August 31, 2024 at 11:00am
    Where
    Sunset Skate Park
    5200 Miller Rd
    Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
    United States
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  • rsvped for Algonquin Founders' Day Parade 2024-05-19 12:05:20 -0500

    Algonquin Founders' Day Parade

    "Let's All Go to the Movies!"
    Algonquin's Annual Founders' Day Parade

    Be a star by marching with us at the Founders's Day Parade! It's happening this year on Saturday, July 27th, 2024, and the Democratic Party of McHenry County and all our great candidates are proud to participate.  The theme this year is "Let's All Go To the Movies", and we want to be a hit at the box office by having supporters marching with us!  It's always great fun, and we can't wait to show off our new float.  

    The parade steps off at 11:00am from the corner of Eastgate Drive and Algonquin Road.  It's an easy walk down the hill on Algonquin, over the river, then south on Main Street and terminating at Madison Street.

    Our assembly point is usually on one of the streets near Eastgate, south of Algonquin.  We'll have our exact parade number and assembly location closer to the date.  It's usually mobbed, so please arrive by 10:00am and no later than 10:30, and if you'd like to help decorate the float please come by 9am.

    For more information please contact Corinna Sac at [email protected].

     

    When
    July 27, 2024 at 11:00am
    Where
    Eastgate Drive & Algonquin Road
    Eastgate Drive & IL-62
    Algonquin, IL 60102
    United States
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  • rsvped for McHenry Fiesta Days Parade 2024-05-19 11:11:07 -0500

    McHenry Fiesta Days Parade

    JOIN US AT THE MCHENRY FIESTA DAYS PARADE!

    Put on your walking shoes and a smile and let's show we are proud to be a force in McHenry by marching with us at Fiesta Days. 

    It's Sunday, July 21st, 2024, and the Democratic Party of McHenry County and all our great candidates and office-holders will be there.

    The parade steps off at 1:30pm.  It will be crowded so please arrive by 12:30 or 1 at the latest, and if you wish to help decorate the float, please arrive at 11:30.

    The parade steps off from Mill Street and West Crystal Lake Road and terminates at Riverside Drive & Washington Street.  The route is Main Street to Green Street to Pearl Street to Riverside Drive to Washington Street.  In the past we've been in division 5 -- we'll have the exact assembly point as the date gets closer.  Here's the official parade info sheet.

    Show your support for Dems in McHenry County -we need a good turnout!  

     

    When
    July 21, 2024 at 12:30pm
    Where
    Crystal Lake Rd & Mill St, McHenry
    Crystal Lake Road & Mill Steet
    McHenry, IL 60050
    United States
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  • Democratic Precinct Committeeperson Role Description

    What is a Democratic Precinct Committeeperson (PC) and how does one become one?

    Being a Precinct Committeeperson (PC) is the most important role in the Democratic Party of McHenry County.  We are the "boots on the ground", charged with getting out the Democratic vote and electing Democrats up and down the ballot.  It's a highly customizable role, we do it together, we have fun, and you won't meet a nicer group of people.

    It's actually an elective office.  PC's are elected for a two-year term in the March primary election in even-numbered years, and may also be appointed by the party chair if no one is elected.  

    Here's the complete description of the role.  If you'd like to learn more please reach out to our party's vice chair at [email protected] or 815-596-0892.


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