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Meet Rep. Levin and Kevin Howley at the March 14 Meeting!

Be sure to join us at the Congregational Church of Birmingham, 1000 Cranbrook Road near Woodward in Bloomfield Hills for our next meeting on on Wednesday, March 14th at 7:30pm.

Our featured speaker will be Congressman Sander Levin, ranking member of House Ways and Means, who for the first time will represent part of our BB Dems area due to redistricting will be at our meeting. If he can't come due to a Congressional requirement to stay in D.C. he will be represented by Andy Levin, club member and former candidate for state senate. Andy will focus on the current political situation, the effects of redistricting on our club, and our role in winning a big victory in November. (He will also describe his new renewable energy business.)

Congressman Peters to Host Public Forum on 2/20

On Monday, February 20th from 6:30-8:00 pm at Oakland Community College's Orchard Ridge Campus, Congressman Gary Peters will host a public forum with officials from the newly formed Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. This event will provide a public venue for Michigan residents to learn about how this new federal agency helps families deal with unfair or abusive credit card, mortgage or banking practices.  Below you will find the info for the event as well as a flyer attached to this email.

Pivotal Decisions for the future Bloomfield Hills High School

Bloomfield Hills High School opens in the fall of 2013.  Whether it exists in one up-to-date building or two old buildings will be determined by our community in one final bond vote.  

The details of this bond proposal will be determined by the Board of Education at the Thursday, February 16 Board of Education meeting.

At Thursday's meeting, Superintendent Rob Glass will make recommendations for:

Kevin Hrit Meets With the Birmingham Bloomfield Dems

Kevin Hrit, Political Organizing Director for the Michigan Democratic Party, met with the Birmingham Dems on November 9th for an informative discussion.

Kevin shared his goals to develop a program that focuses on "Community." People invest in such things as schools, public safety, libraries, and the infrastructure to define "Community." People support the "Community" by overwhelmingly voting for millage proposals. Promoting "Community" increases jobs and improves the economy.

Attend a We Are The People Local Action Workshop

Join the fight with others in Oakland and Macomb Counties to end the attacks on Michigan's middle class.

Join us for a special presentation and discussion about our upcoming workshops this Wednesday, September 14th in Madison Heights from 6:30-8PM to learn more!

We will be discussing our organization and our plan to fight back against the attacks from Lansing on our quality of life.

Next Meeting: Wednesday, Sept. 14 at 7:30pm

Reminder: Issues of concern to Michigan schools will be discussed with the Birmingham-Bloomfield Democratic Party Club at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 14 at the Congregational Church of Birmingham, 1000 Cranbrook Road near Woodward in Bloomfield Hills.

Our guest Speaker will be Casandra E. Ulbrich, Vice President of the Michigan Board of Education and Director of Advancement at Macomb Community College.

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