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Spring 2004 Events

December 31 - Minnesota College Dems New Years Bash

January 10-25 - Phone Banking

January 16-18 - CDM Iowa Invasion

January 24, 3-4 p.m. - Hockey With Buck, Augsburg College

January 31, 7:00 p.m. - Rock The Caucus!, St. Paul

January 31, 11 a.m. - Rock Your Party CDM & DFL Conference, Hamline University

February 12, 7 p.m. Meeting, The Dive (minutes)

February 17 - Homeless/Poverty Lobby Day

February 17, 6 p.m. - DFL get together, Godfathers Pizza, St. Peter

February 20 - 21 - Nobel Peace Prize Forum, St. Olaf

February 23, 6:30 p.m. -Nonviolence Training, President's Dining Room

February 24, 7 p.m. - Meeting, Leadholm Conference Room (minutes)

February 25, 5 p.m. - John Kerry at the Macalester College fieldhouse.

February 29, 12-2 p.m. - Coffee with Carole King, Campus Center Banquet rooms A & B (provided by John Kerry Campaign)

March 2, 7 p.m. - Precinct Caucuses

March 9, 7:30 p.m. Meeting, 49er Room (minutes)

March 11, 7:00 p.m. - Martin Luther King Lecture, Alumni Hall

March 16, 6:30 p.m. - Pizza n' Politics, "the role of third parties in elections," President's Dining Room. Brief meeting to follow (minutes)

March 19-20 - Building Bridges Conference, "Building Community"

Macrh 21, 12:30 p.m. - Wellstone Memorial Concert/benefit for a documentary, featuring folk singer/songwriter Amy Martin, Riverview Theater, 3800 42nd Ave. So. Minneapolis.

March 23, 7:00 p.m. - Meeting, 49er Room (minutes)

March 29, 6:00 p.m. - Senate District 23 DFL meeting, basement of the North Mankato Municipal Building.

March 30, 7:00 p.m. - Meeting, 49er Room (minutes)

April 3-12 - Spring Break/Easter Recess

April 13, 7:00 p.m. - Meeting, 49er Room (minutes)

April 18 - Homeless rally, Minnesota State Capitol

April 20, 5:30 p.m. - MN for Kerry, St. Paul

April 20, 7 p.m. - Meeting, 49er Room (minutes)

April 23-24 - DEMFEST 2004 &CDM Spring Convention at Gustavus Adolphus College

April 27, 6:00 p.m. - Pizza 'n' Politics, "Religion in Politics," Confer 331, brief meeting to follow (minutes)

April 30 - Panel on sex offenders, University of Minnesota

May 2-3 - Environmental Justice Conference

May 4, 7:00 p.m. - Meeting, 49er Room (minutes)

May 8 - Spring Banquet


Fall 2003 Events

September 11, 7:00 p.m. - First Meeting in the '49er Room (minutes)

September 13 - Tom Harkin Steak Fry - Join Tom Harkin, Bill Clinton, Al Gore, James Carville, Jim Jeffords and other Democratic supporters in Indianola, Iowa

September 16, 9:00 a.m. - Van Training, 49er Room

September 25, 7:30 p.m. - Meeting, The Dive (minutes)

September 30, 3:00 p.m. - Van Training, 49er Room

October 1, 2003, 7:00 p.m. - Dean Meetup, the Coffee Hag in Mankato

October 2, 7:30 p.m. - Meeting, The Dive (minutes)

October 7-8 - Nobel Conference

October 9, 7:30 p.m. - Meeting, The Dive (minutes)

October 10, 4:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. - Tabling at the BRA concert

October 14, 6:00 p.m. Howard Zinn at St. Olaf

October 14, 7:00 p.m. - Terry Gydesen, Jeff Blodgett, and Al Franken at Weisman Art Museum

October 17-18 - CDM Fall Retreat at St. Johns University

October 17-20 - Reading Break

October 23, 7:30 - Meeting, The Dive (minutes)

October 24-25 - Our Story Conference

October 25 - Gustavus Wellstone Memorial - 5-7 p.m. in the Courtyard Cafe. Wellstone World Music Day- Twin Cities .

October 29, 5:30 p.m. - Pizza 'n Politics, Heritage Room, Topic: The Patriot Act

October 30, 7:30 p.m. - Meeting, The Dive (minutes)

November 5 - Dean Meetup, The River Rock coffee shop in St. Peter

November 6, 7:30 p.m. -Meeting, The Dive (minutes)

November 13, 6:30 p.m. - Meeting, The Dive (minutes)

November 14-16 - Iowa Invasion

November 15 - Enviornmental Conference, Carleton College

November 19, 7:30 p.m. - Meeting, Linner Lounge, Robert Burrows, guest speaker (minutes)

December 4, 7:30 p.m. - Meeting, The Dive (minutes)

December 10, 5:30 p.m. - Pizza 'n Politics, Confer 331, Topic: The Death Penalty

December 11, 7:30 p.m. Meeting, The Dive (minutes)


Spring 2003 Events

February 13, 9:00 p.m. - Meeting in the '49er Room

February 20, 9:00 p.m. - Meeting in the '49er Room

February 27, 9:00 p.m. - Meeting in the '49er Room

March 6, 9:00 p.m. - Pizza n' Politics. Free pizza, pop, and cookies will be served, and we'll be talking about Iraq and the proposed Gustavus anti-war resolution with Ruth Johnson.

March 12-13, 7:00 p.m. - Safe Zone Training at Gustavus. GAC Dems are encouraged to attend.

March 13, 9:00 p.m. - Meeting in the '49er Room

March 15, 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. - Building Bridges Conference and Wellstone Sculpture Dedication at Gustavus. Official Building Bridges Website

March 20, 9:00 p.m. - Meeting in the '49er Room

March 27, 9:00 p.m. - Meeting in the Leadholm Conference Room

April 10 , 9:00 p.m. - Meeting in the Leadholm Conference Room

April 11-12 - CDM Convention

April 24, 8:30 p.m. - Meeting in the Leadholm Conference Room

May 1, 8:30 p.m. - Meeting in the Leadholm Conference Room

May 6 , 7:00 p.m. - College Democrats Spring Banquet, Meet @ 7 PM at the Greenhouse

May 8, 8:30 p.m. - Meeting in the Leadholm Conference Room

May 10, 11:00 a.m. - Demfest II

May 15, 8:30 p.m. - Final Meeting in the Leadholm Conference Room

May 17, 2:00 p.m. - State Exec Committee Meeting, Maggie's Cafe in Mankato

May 17, 6:00 p.m. - 2003 Senate Districd 23 DFL Dan Burton Dinner-More Info (word file)

June 1 - Graduation, Summer Recess


Fall 2002 Events

September 5th, All Day- Tabling outside the caf.

September 7th, 12:30 - 1:00 p.m. - Hottinger lit handout at football game. Meet at stadium main entrance at 12:30.

September 9th, 5:00 p.m. - Meet at the new Dems office to help construct our booth for Student Org Fair.

September 9th, 6:00 p.m. - Meet in Alumni Hall to help set up for Senate Debate.

September 9th, 7:00 p.m. - Primary debate with Senator Hottinger and Senate candidate Haefner in Alumni Hall. We need people to help set up (6:00) p.m. as well as advertise for this event. Click here for a poster that can be printed off to put up in academic buildings (If you wish to place posters in dorms, please get them stamped in the Residential Life office first). It is a good occasion to showcase the two candidates. Haefner was a republican candidate but switched parties to enable him to run against DFL candidate Hottinger. We hope to elicit both candidate's true positions on issues at this debate, it should be interesting.

September 10th - Democratic primary!!! Transportation & location information will be provided via email and at the debate on Monday

September 10th, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. - Student Organizations fair on Eckman Mall.

September 11th, 9:00 p.m. - First meeting of the year. In The Dive.

September 15th, 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. - Window painting in the caf for Homecoming.


September 21st - Homecoming parade with Representative Ruth Johnson. We would like to have as many people as possible be in the parade. We have shirts to wear (Wellstone, R.Johnson, Hottinger, etc) buttons and stickers, and goodies to give away.

September 28th, 6:30 p.m. - DFL Goes to the Movies with Alec Baldwin, Wellstone, Moe/Sabo...More...

October 11-13 - College Democrats of Minnesota 2002 Fall Convention at University of St. Thomas.

November 5 - ELECTION DAY!!!


Spring 2002 Events

February 17 - 7:00 p.m - Ruth Johnson & Tim Stanley (MN NARAL) visit in The Dive. Everyone welcome to attend for a discussion of choice issues and politics in general.

February 20 - 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. - Student Organization Fair is today so we will have Pin the Tail on the Dankey plus cookies to con people to join our cause. We have enough tablers, but come visit us! Plus...

February 20 - 9:00 p.m. - Following the Student Organization Fair we will have our regular meeting in The Dive. Don't miss this meeting, because we will be following up on DEMFEST '02 progress from the previous week and want to have lots of our regulars there to impress our new recruits.

February 21 - Student Senate Elections. Vote for the dems you see on the ballot! >

February 21 - 7:00 a.m.- 4 or 5:00 p.m. - "Day at the Capitol" Represent Gustavus at the Minnesota Private College Council's "Day at the Capitol" to meet with elected officials and promote the Minnesota State Grant. The proposed 10% cut of this grant would cause an $800,000 reduction in grants to Gustavus. Plan to leave at 7 a.m. and return around 4 or 5 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 21. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

March 5 - 7:00 p.m. - Precinct caucus night. Democrat precinct caucus is in the Saint Peter High School cafeteria. Click here for additional information about caucuses.

March 6 - 9:00 p.m. - Regular meeting in The Dive.

March 13 - 9:00 p.m. - Regular meeting in Leadholm Conference room, between the PA office and Residential Life office, Jackson Campus Center.

March 14 - 10:30 a.m. - CDM Lobby Day at the Capitol.

March 18 - 10:00 a.m. - Put up easel in the student union, address PO stuffers and send.

March 20 - 9:00 p.m. - Regular meeting in The Dive. Final preparation for DEMFEST '02!

March 22 (Friday)- 2:00 p.m. - Meet at SAO to get sandwich boards. Then make signs for sandwich boards.

March 23 (Saturday) - Demfest preparation: pick up popcorn machine, pick up pop.

March 23 (Saturday) - 10:00 a.m. - Nicollet County DFL Convention at the South Central Technical College, 1920 Lee Blvd North Mankato.

March 24 (Sunday) - 9:00 a.m. - Demfest setup begins. Meet in The Dive. Put up sandwich boards, decorate, set up food, check sound, etc.

March 24 (Sunday) - 2:00 p.m. - DEMFEST 2002! details.

March 29 - April 7 - Spring Break

April 10 - 9:00 p.m. - Regular meeting in The Dive.

April 17 - 9:00 p.m. - Regular meeting in The Dive.

April 20/21 (revised) - Minnesota College Democrat convention.

April 25 - Annual Dan Burton Dinner at the Eagle's Club in Mankato.

April 27, 2002 - 8:00 a.m. - First Congressional District Convention. John Marshall High School - Rochester, MN.

May 1 - 9:00 p.m. - Regular meeting in The Dive. (Pending Mayday! conflicts)

May 2 - 5 - DFL State Convention. Minneapolis Convention Center, Minneapolis, MN.

May 8th - 9:00 p.m. - Regular meeting in The Dive.

May 10th, 7pm - Spring Banquet at the Mexican Village!

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