Thursday, November 08, 2007

Events Calendar

Friday, November 9 - "La Luz Del Futuro" (The Light of the Future)
You are cordially invited to a Wine & Cheese Fundraiser for La Luz Del Futuro (The Light of Our Future), a foundation to provide needy immigrant students with scholarships and mentoring.

7:00 p.m., 7305 W. Boston Street in Chandler. Please RSVP with Ed Hermes at 480-783-4862 or[at] Suggested minimum donation for this fundraiser is $25. Wine and hor-dourves served.

Tuesday, November 13 - Legislative Workshop discussing the procedures and processes of the legislature. It will be held at the Arizona House of Representatives.

Check in at 7:30 a.m.; the program runs from 8:00 a.m. until noon. To register (and pre-registration is required; no walk ups or "day-of" registrations will be allowed) go to The event is free of charge.

The event is run by Russell Pearce (R-National Alliance) and was publicized by him in the conservative blogosphere; however, the event is open to the general public, not just 'his' people.

Tuesday, November 13 - LD17 Democrats' monthly meeting at the North Tempe Community Center on Bridalwreath. Guest speaker Zita Johnson will be discussing school redistricting. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; meeting starts at 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, November 15 - EPA public meeting on the North Indian Bend Wash superfund site.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is hosting a meeting at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 15 to update Scottsdale citizens on several items related to the North Indian Bend Wash Superfund Site. The meeting is at the 2nd floor Training Room of the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7384 E. Second St.

The agenda for the meeting includes a site overview and update on emissions controls at the Central Groundwater Treatment Facility, an update on cleanup of the site by the companies participating in the project, a discussion with a regional representative for the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry and a discussion with Dr. Jay Gandolfi of the University of Arizona regarding trichloroethylene (TCE) and its health effects.

For more information, contact Vicki Rosen, EPA community involvement coordinator, at (800) 231-3075 or rosen.vicki[at]

Thursday, November 15 - The Big Picture Film Series, in conjunction with the LD17 Democrats and the ASU Young Democrats, presents the film "FAREWELL ISRAEL: BUSH, IRAN & THE REVOLT OF ISLAM." 7:30 p.m., room 170 of ASU's Coor Building, 975 South Myrtle Ave., Tempe. Special guest: Joel Gilbert, the writer and director of Farewell Israel.

Thursday, November 15 - The LD8 Democrats monthly program meeting at the Mustang Library in Scottsdale. This month's topic: "Health Care & Legislation", featuring excerpts from Michael Moore’s movie, SICKO, with comments by representatives from the American Nurses Association (ANA).

Thursday, November 29 - The November meeting of the Arizona chapter of the National Jewish Democratic Council (AzNJDC). 7:30 p.m., Chaparral Suites, Scottsdale Rd and Chaparral. Guest speaker: Jeff Farias of KPHX, 1480 AM.

Friday, November 30 - Join the ASU Young Democrats and Congressman Harry Mitchell at "Harry's Place." 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Mission Palms Hotel, 60 East Fifth Street, Tempe. Click on the link for ticket info.


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