This weekend is going to be a busy one for Democrats in CD5 (LD17, LD18, LD8) -
...Congressman Harry Mitchell will be joining the LD17 Democrats as they walk neighborhoods for Tempe City Council candidates Corey Woods and Joel Navarro at 10:00 a.m., following up with a Democrats in the Park event that will actually be held indoors at El Penasco (highlights include a kickball game starting at 1:30 p.m). Contact LD17 Chair Doug Mings at dougmings[at]gmail.com for more info.
Meet up for the walk at 10:00 a.m. at Bunna Coffee (NW corner of Rural and Elliot); the event at El Penasco (SE corner of Mill and Broadway) starts at 1:00 p.m.
...Over in LD18, Congressman Harry Mitchell will be joining Judah Nativio, candidate for State Senate, and Tammie Pursley, candidate for State House, as they walk neighborhoods in Mesa. After the walk, 'there will be a 'meet the LD18 candidates' barbeque.
Meet up for the walk at 9:00 a.m. in Kleinman Park (710 S. Extension in Mesa). The barbeque starts at noon at the Manske residence, 1758 E Gary St., Mesa. (View Google Maps)
Contact for the barbeque - Wayne Manske, 480-835-8977.
Tammie Pursley, Judah Nativio, and the LD18 Democrats are working with the United Way of Mesa and a food bank, and are asking folks to bring food items to meetings and other events.
...Up in LD8, on Saturday, there will be a special reception for Congressman Harry Mitchell at the home of Denise and Ross Cooper from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Contact Herschel Fink at 480-755-3343 or Ross Cooper at 480-922-0068 for reservations and donations. Online RSVP here.
On Sunday, there will be a 'meet the candidates' houseparty hosted by Linda Mack Ross, 4752 N. 75th Place, RSVP at 480-425-0470. Join Linda and bring your friends to greet, meet and learn more about what could be . . . . Stephanie Rimmer, Candidate for Arizona State Legislature; Dan Saban, Candidate for Sheriff, Gerald Richard, Candidate for County Attorney, Joel Sinclair, Candidate for Maricopa County Supervisor. 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. for desserts.
...For those who want the get an early start on the week, don't forget LD8's "meet the candidates" night at their monthly program meeting on Thursday, May 15. The event will be held at Country Inn Suites, 10801 N. 89th Place in Scottsdale and is scheduled to include candidates Stephanie Rimmer, Dan Saban, Gerald Richard, and Joel Sinclaire. The reception starts at 6:30 p.m.; the meeting starts at 7:00 p.m.