Women's Equality Day March to take place in Flemington

womens_equality_day.JPG In commemoration of 97th Anniversary of Women's Equality Day, this Saturday, August 26th the Hunterdon County Democratic Committee will hold a celebration of the right of women with a "Suffragist Walk" from the Historic Hunterdon County Courthouse down Main Street to the HCDC headquarters at 155 Main Street, Flemington. 

The program will begin at 9:30 a.m. the courthouse with a reading of Sojourner Truth's 'Aint I A Woman' speech as well as a selected reading from the Declaration of Sentiments established at the first women's rights meeting held at Seneca Falls NY July 1848.

The walk will then take place down Main Street ending at 155 Main Street with attendees carrying posters representative of the many suffragist marches held. The program will conclude at the HCDC with speakers from the HCDC as well as our female candidates running for office.

 

Saturday, August 26th

9:30 AM

The steps of the Historic Hunterdon County Courthouse, Flemington, NJ

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Rally for Unity in our Community

Unity_Rally.JPGCommunity for Unity, Hate Has No Home Here and Central Jersey Community Coalition invite you to join them in promoting Unity in our Community and In all Communities of conscience.

The rally will be held Monday, August 28th beginning at 5:30 pm at the Somerset County Courthouse, located at 20 N. Bridge Street, Somerville, NJ

Speakers will include community members, local elected officials, candidates and members of various religious and community organizations.

For more information and for a list of speakers visit the official Facebook Page:  Community for Unity Rally: A Call to Action 

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Veterans Collection Drive Sponsored by Western NJ Democrats

Our Veterans answered the call - Now it's our turn to show support.  The Western New Jersey Democratic Community Service Team will be collecting items for the Lyons Veterans Hospital which is located in Bernards, NJ.  Items being collected will be made through donations made by the community.  

Collection centers are being set up on September 2nd and September 9th from 11am - 2pm at the Clinton Book Shop, located at 12 E Main Street, Clinton, NJ.  

On hand to help with the collection efforts will be LD23 State Candidates Christine Chen and Charles Boddy.   Chen is running for State Senate, while Boddy is running for General Assembly.  Paige Livingston, Candidate for Hunterdon County Freeholder, will also be on hand to help with the collection efforts as well as local municipal candidates. In addition, Lisa Mandelblatt, who will be looking to run against Leonard Lance in 2018 will be in attendance September 9th. 

Much needed items for the Veterans include clothing, shoes, coats, personal hygiene supplies, palliative care supplies for family members staying overnight, art supplies and Uber gift cards.   We are asking that items being donated are new.  

For a complete list of supplies, please click HERE.     

Follow the event on Facebook at Operation It's Our Turn

Collection Schedule -

  • September 2nd - Christine Chen, Paige Livingston & Natalie Ferry (Candidate for High Bridge Borough Council)
  • September 9th - Charles Boddy, Lisa Mandelblatt & Rielly Karsh (Candidate for Clinton Town Council) 

 

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Christine Lui Chen - Candidate for NJ Senate LD23

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Get to know Christine Lui Chen, Democratic Candidate for Senate in Legislative District 23.  Christine was  unable to attend the HCDC Convention on Sunday, March 19th, but sent a video introducing herself and why  she is running for office.

Other candidates in LD 23 include Laura Shaw and Isaac Hadzovic, who are both running for State Assembly.

Legislative District 23 includes the Hunterdon County municipalities of Alexandria Township, Bethlehem Township, Bloomsbury Borough, Califon Borough, Clinton Town, Clinton Township, Franklin Township, Frenchtown Borough, Glen Gardner Borough, Hampton Borough, High Bridge Borough, Holland Township, Kingwood Township, Lebanon Borough, Lebanon Township, Milford Borough, Tewksbury Township and Union Township, as well as several municipalities in Somerset County. 

Click the video link  to view Christine's message to the HCDC. https://vimeo.com/user39040824/review/208401625/980aa88b2eS

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Assemblyman Andrew Zwicker to host Veterans Claims Clinic

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The legislative office of ASSEMBLYMAN ANDREW ZWICKER is seeking volunteers to help promote and publicize a veterans outreach event that they will be hosting in March. The Veterans Claims Clinic will give veterans, service members, their dependents and survivors the opportunity to meet with representatives from the Veterans Affairs office. Representatives will be available to provide more information about VA benefits and entitlements, assist them in submitting an on-site claim for benefits or provide information about the status of a pending VA claim.

Join Andrew Zwicker's staff during the extended office hours on the following days:
Thursday, February 16 until 7 pm
Tuesday, February 21 until 7 pm
Thursday, February 23 until 7 pm


The office is located at 23 Orchard Rd., Suite 170, Skillman, NJ 08558. Please see below for directions.
If you would like to join us on any or all of those dates, please email AsmZwicker@njleg.org or call 609-454-3147.


Directions: Orchard Road is off of Rt. 206, just north of the Montgomery movie theater. When you enter 23 Orchard Road, bear right and head toward the back of the office complex. Parking is located near the field of solar panels.

 

 

 

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