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Dialogue on jobs Aug. 16, 2010

District Dialogue on Jobs, Monday, August 16, 6:30-7:45 pm
Hilliard Public Library, 4772 Cemetery Rd. (map)

Come ask questions and share your thoughts on creating jobs and growing our economy at this open meeting. State Rep. Ted Celeste will be joined by Ohio Department of Development Director Lisa Patt-McDaniel to help answer questions about what the State is doing to encourage job creation in these tough times.

LIVE internet feed. Click here for more information.

Coordinated Campaign kickoff party-Sunday, August 22, 2010

The 2010 campaign is official!

The Upper Arlington and Northwest Columbus 2010 Coordinated Campaign Summer Kickoff Party will be held Sunday, Aug. 22, 3-5 p.m. at 1135 Middleport Drive, Columbus 43235. Ellen Carol Jones and Morris Beja are hosting the kickoff.

Friends, family and neighbors are welcome to meet with Rep. Ted Celeste, 24th District 24, and Rep. John Patrick Carney, 22nd District. Greg Turner, Ohio Democratic Party, will explain how he works with Organizing for America. U.S. Rep. Mary Jo Kilroy, 15th District, may also be attending.

Bring a snack or drinks to share. RSVP and get directions at

March in support of Obama

March for President Obama


Take a stand against the Party of No this week! Be part of the PARTY OF YES (WE CAN)

President Obama will be in Columbus on Wednesday, Aug. 18, to raise funds for deserving Democratic candidates up and down the ticket this November. The Tea Party is planning a huge rally to oppose his policies. In response, we need to show our support for the president!

Help make signs on Tuesday, Aug. 17. Then march Wednesday morning.

Sign making: 7 p.m., Ohio Democratic Party Headquarters, 340 East Fulton Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215. Have a little fun, get creative and say what you want to say in support of YES.

March: 10:30 a.m., meet at ODP and walk to site of President Obama's speech in downtown Columbus. Finish around 1:30 p.m. Wear BLUE to support all Democrats in Ohio. Homemade signs welcome. Examples: Thank you President Obama, Vote 2010, Keep Ohio Blue, Fight for Ohio's Future, We're Fighting for Ohio's Future, We've Got Your Back, President Obama

Put on your walking shoes,

Gather up your wit,
Raise your voice, and
Let them know: We won't take NO for an answer!

For more information, contact Katie Kelly at

Future of Ohio's urban centers 6-22-10

"Future of Our Urban Centers"

Yvette McGee Brown, candidate for Ohio lieutenant governor

11 a.m., Tuesday, June 22

Ballroom, Lincoln Theatre, 769 E. Long Street, Columbus, Ohio

Ohio's urban centers' common issues and opportunities, from the personal perspective of Yvette Brown, native of the Columbus inner city.

Previously, judge and president of the Center for Child and Family Advocacy.

RSVP or volunteer



Celeste's District Dialogue on Issue 1 April 29, 2010

District Dialogue on Issue 1 (Ohio Third Frontier funding)
April 29, 2010 - 7 pm
Edison Middle School
1240 Oakland Ave. (map)

Join Rep. Ted Celeste and John Griffin from the Ohio Department of Development at this open town hall meeting on the Ohio Third Frontier ballot issue. Ask questions, share your thoughts, and make your voice heard.

Issue 1 is a statewide ballot measure that would authorize renewal and continuation of the highly successful Ohio Third Frontier (OTF) program. OTF is a bipartisan visionary public-private partnership that has created 55,000 permanent jobs since 2002.

Health Care Reform with Tom Daschle SOLD OUT


Senator Thomas Daschle

Perspectives on Health Care Reform

Tuesday, April 27

4 p.m.

Fawcett Center Assembly Hall Auditorium, 2400 Olentangy River Road

Limited seating still available; RSVP required: please send your reservation request to or call 614-688-3206, ext. 1. We expect this event to sell out quickly so RSVP soon for your chance at a seat.

Where is the U.S. now with regard to health care reform? What does the new Federal health care law mean for you? Join former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Thomas Daschle for an insider’s look at one of the largest changes in national health policy in recent history. Thomas Daschle, a Representative and a Senator from South Dakota, served in Congress from 1978 to 2005. An outspoken advocate for health care reform, Daschle authored Critical: What We Can Do About the Health-Care Crisis.

Co-sponsored by The Ohio State University Medical Center, and presented as the Glenn School’s 2010 Stanley C. Muroff Civil Liberties Forum

Statewide Women's Organizing Convention April 24, 2010

Ohio Women's Democratic Caucus

Statewide Women's Organizing Convention

"Engaging, Energizing and Empowering Democratic Women"

8 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Saturday, April 24

YWCA, 65 S. Fourth St., Columbus, Ohio

First Lady Frances Strickland
Lieutenant Governor Candidate Yvette McGee Brown
Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner
Secretary of State Candidate Maryellen O’Shaughnessy
Senate Minority Leader Capri Cafaro
Supreme Court Justice Candidate Judge Mary Jane Trapp
Numerous other officials, candidates, labor and community leaders

*Cocktail Reception, 6-7:30 pm

$10 for Convention only (includes breakfast, lunch, and conference materials)

$30 for Convention and Cocktail Reception (includes drink ticket and heavy hors d' oeuvres)


Contact: Erin Upchurch at

Rebecca Pronsky concert for Kilroy July 27, 2010

Concert for Mary Jo Kilroy

Tuesday, July 27, 6-9 p.m.
Woodland's Tavern, 1200 West Third Avenue, Grandview, OH
$35/person or $50/couple

Come one and all to support Congresswoman Mary Jo Kilroy, and enjoy music by Rebecca Pronsky (western country-pop) with The Miller-Kelton Band. Also Paul Painter (cowboy hillbilly hippie folk). More info on Rebecca: or

Celeste's District Dialogue on Economy June 10, 2010

Ted Celeste District Dialogue on the Economy

Thursday, June 10, 2010

7 to 8:30 p.m.

Upper Arlington Library, 2800 Tremont Road, Upper Arlington, OH 43221

Come ask questions and share you thoughts about the economy at this open meeting.

If you are unable to attend, the meeting will be streaming live and questions will be answered from our internet audience. Please visit:

RSVP:, under "Events"



Women for Lee Luncheon June 21, 2010

Lunch fundraiser for Lee Fisher, candidate for U.S. Senate

Monday, June 1, 2010

Noon-1:30 p.m.

Franklin Park Conservatory, 1777 E. Broad St., Columbus, OH



RSVP: or contact Jennifer Smith, 614-299-9630 or


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