WDCC November Newsletter

Fall Meeting Re-Cap
We held our fall quarterly meeting on Saturday, October 23rd.  It was great to see so many of our committee in person!  Thank you to our Ward Chairs and Executive Committee for helping to plan the meeting. 

We welcomed several speakers to the meeting and we were very pleased to be joined by Secretary of the Commonwealth William F. Galvin.  You can see the (somewhat glitchy) Zoom recording of our meeting and note the approximate time stamps below for each speaker.

Thank you to Secretary Galvin, State Senator Cindy Friedman, State Representative Richard Haggerty and State Representative Michelle Ciccolo for their updates on legislation and for their advocacy – we’re very fortunate to have you all in service.

Approx Time Stamps for Speakers on Zoom Recording:
Business Meeting – Start
Secretary Galvin: @ 27 minutes
State Senator Friedman: @ 38:45 minutes
State Rep Richard Haggerty: @ 48 minutes
State Rep Michelle Ciccolo: @ 54 minutes
Danielle Allen for Gov: @ 1:02:40
State Rep Dr. Tami Gouveia for Lt. Gov: @ 1:08:20
Chris Dempsey for Auditor: @ 1:15:00
State Senator Diana DiZoglio for Auditor: @ 1:23:00
Veterans Day
A special thank you to Woburn’s veterans – your service and sacrifice is appreciated and you have our utmost respect and gratitude.  Woburn’s Veterans Day Parade will take place Thursday, November 11 at 10:30am (Main Street from Cross Street to the Common) with assembly on the Common at 11am.
Woburn Community Housing Workshop –
Saturday, November 13, 9-11, Woburn Library
Join Mayor Galvin, Rep. Richard Haggerty, City Councilor Jeff Dillon and case workers for information on housing assistance, eviction prevention and food assistance.  The event is also sponsored by Social Capital Inc. (SCI) and Metro Housing – Boston.  Please share the flyer below within your Woburn network.

Woburn Dems Give Back –
Thanksgiving Collection
Thank you to so many in our membership who contributed to our Woburn Dems Give Back appeal for the Council of Social Concern’s annual Thanksgiving Basket Food Drive.  There is still time to participate!  If you are willing and able, please consider donating a local super market gift card – we’ll do the shopping and make up two Thanksgiving Baskets – anything left over will be given for the Winter Holiday gift card drive for the Council.  If you’d like to participate, please email us for information.  We are accepting contributions until Friday, November 19.

Thank you very much for helping us gather contributions to serve our community!  We hope to continue our efforts throughout the year.  Thank you to Margaret Valentine for your leadership on this initiative!
Photos from our Fall Meeting
Photos L-R, Top to Bottom:
Woburn Democrats receive an update from Secretary William F. Galvin.  Galvin joined by WDCC Secretary Carol Donovan (L) and Chairperson Jennifer Baker Jones (R).  Candidates for state-wide office in 2022: Danielle Allen, Chris Dempsey, State Rep Dr. Tami Gouveia and State Senator Diana DiZoglio. Galvin addressing the audience at the 10/23 meeting at the American Legion.

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