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Friday, March 21, 2014

We're off and running

We held our organizational meeting on Monday as New Milford Democrats for Change morphed into the New  Milford Democratic Town Committee. Most importantly, we passed a resolution supporting the Loaves & Fishes Hospitality House's location in an area where the clients will have easy access to services.

Here is the resolution as approved by a unanimous voice vote of the DTC.

Resolved, the New Milford Democratic Town Committee supports the relocation of

Loaves and Fishes Hospitality House to a centrally located property that is reasonable

walking distance to the downtown area. This property should have easy access to other

vital resources such as Social Services, homeless shelter, transportation, and other 

supportive services.

The Committee also elected officers for the next two years:

Chairman: Andy Grossman
Vice Chair: Peter Mullen
Treasuer: Paul Galasco
Recording Sec.: Mary Jane Lundgren
Corresponding Sec:  Adrienne Auricho

That's four-fifths of our Executive Committee with Adrienne just out of the  picture on the left.
From left is: Mary Jane, myself, Peter and Paul.

We had a solid turnout with about a dozen non-DTC Democrats showing up in support as well as Audrey Blondin, one of our two reps to the State Democratic Central Committee from the 30th State Senate district.

We hope you will consider attending our next meeting on Monday, April 21 at 7:30pm at the Railroad Station on Railroad Street.

Our website is also active at as is our Facebook page under New Milford Democrats. 

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