Drinking Liberally Yakima Chapter Blog

Meeting Reminder: Mon., May 16, 7:30 pm

Howdy, Yakima Liberals!

Reminder of our next regular meeting:
Monday, May 16, 7:30 pm.

Location:
Yakima Craft Taproom - OTA (On The Avenue), 120 E. Yakima Ave (ground floor of the historic Larson Building).

Meeting Reminder: Mon., May 2, 7:30 pm

Hola, Yakima Liberals!

Reminder of our next regular meeting:
Monday, May 2, 7:30 pm.

Location:
Yakima Craft Taproom - OTA (On The Avenue), 120 E. Yakima Ave (ground floor of the historic Larson Building).

Meeting Reminder: Mon., April 18, 7:30 pm

Howdy Yakima Liberals!

Reminder of our next regular meeting:
Monday, April 18, 7:30 pm.

Note our newest new location:
Yakima Craft Taproom - OTA (On The Avenue), 120 E. Yakima Ave (on the ground floor of the historic Larson Building).

https://www.facebook.com/Yakima-Craft-Taproom-on-the-Avenue-144955230198...

Evenwel v. Abbott - for this evening's discussion

Meeting Reminder: Mon., April 4, 7:30 pm

Hey, Yakima Liberals!

Reminder of our next regular meeting:
Monday, April 4, 7:30 pm.

Location:
Yakima Sports Center, 214 E. Yakima Ave, Yakima, WA.

FYI, here are the preliminary results of Yakima County's March 26 precinct caucuses:

Clinton 123
Sanders 393
Uncommitted 3

Approximate number of attendees: 2,740

Over 90 new voter registrations.

Meeting Reminder: Mon., March 21, 7:30 pm

Hey Yakima Liberals!

Reminder of our next regular meeting:
Monday, March 21, 7:30 pm.

Note the Location:
Yakima Sports Center, 214 E. Yakima Ave, Yakima, WA.

UPCOMING EVENT:

Saturday, March 26, 10:00am ~ 12:00 noon: Dem PRECINCT CAUCUSES: to find your precinct's caucus location, pre-register here: https://www.demcaucus.com/register

More caucus info here: http://www.wa-democrats.org/page/2016-democratic-caucuses

Meeting Reminder: Mon., March 7, 7:30 pm

Hey Yakima Liberals!

Reminder of our next regular meeting:
Monday, March 7, 7:30 pm.

Note our NEW Location:
Yakima Sports Center, 214 E. Yakima Ave, Yakima, WA.

==>>Susan Palmer plans to attend and update us on PRECINCT CAUCUSES, which will be held at various locations around the County on Saturday, March 26, 10:00am - 1:00pm.

OTHER UPCOMING EVENTS:

Sunday, March 6, 5pm-8pm PT: Democratic Debate in Flint Michigan, hosted by Anderson Cooper and CNN. More info:
http://www.cnn.com/2016/02/07/politics/cnn-democratic-debate-flint-michi...

Tuesday, March 8, 6pm: Special Yakima City Council public meeting to hear from the public on the proposed Plaza (and possibly make the decision on whether to kill it or move it forward).
Location: Yakima Convention Center, 10 N. 8th Street.

==>>More info:

Wednesday, March 9, 6pm (doors open 5:30): Democratic Debate Watch Party. From Miami, FL, sponsored by Univision and The Washington Post.
Location: Yakima County Democrats' Office, 402 South 3rd Street, Yakima, WA.
Sponsored by Yakima Drinking Liberally, Yakima County Democratic Central Committee, Yakima for Bernie, and Yakima for Hillary.

Meeting Reminder: Mon., Feb. 15, 7:30 pm

Hello, Yakima Liberals!

Reminder of the 2016 Presidents' Day edition of our regular meetings:
Monday, February 15, 7:30 pm.

Location:
Russillo's Pizza & Gelato, 32 North Front Street, Yakima, WA.

Note #1: The Yakima County Democratic Party Central Committee has contacted us to mark our calendars for Democratic Party Precinct Caucuses, which begin the process for selecting Washington State's delegates to the national convention that will select that party's presidential candidate: Saturday, March 26, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm.
https://www.facebook.com/events/491791510993607/

As other parties contact us, we will pass along to you their information for being involved in their caucuses and/or candidate selection processes.

Note #2: Councilmember Dulce Gutierrez attended our meeting in 2015.
https://www.facebook.com/WaStateGov/photos/a.160528730760916.38325.15618...

Dem. Debate Watch Party: Thurs., Feb. 11 at 5:30 PM

You are invited to our Democratic Presidential Primary Debate Watch Party Potluck/BYOB!

  • Time: Thursday, February 11, 6:00 pm (doors open 5:30).
  • Place: Democratic HQ: 402 South 3rd Street, Yakima.

Hosted by Drinking Liberally Yakima, Yakima for Bernie, and the Yakima County Democratic Central Committee.

Join us for friendship, food, knowledge and a little fun. If you want to eat, please bring some food to share. And BYOB if you want to drink Liberally (or progressively, or moderately, or moderately-progressively).

We hope to see you Thursday, February 11th! Bernie merchandise and Hillary buttons will be available for sale.

Debate particulars:

    -Sponsor: PBS
    -Moderators: Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff
    -Location: U. of Wisconsin (Milwaukee)

Meeting Reminder: Mon., Feb. 1, 7:30 pm

Hello, Yakima Liberals!

Reminder of our next regular meeting:
Monday, February 1, 7:30 pm.

Location:
Russillo's Pizza & Gelato, 32 North Front Street, Yakima, WA.

Art suggests that we discuss the following Tom Friedman column:

http://mobile.nytimes.com/2016/01/20/opinion/what-if.html

Also, plans are underway to hold a watch party for the next Democratic Primary Debate on Thursday, Feb. 11.