The Cape and Islands Democratic Council promotes Democratic values on Cape Cod, Marthas Vineyard, and Nantucket.
Join Us for our annual Dinner Celebration....Help us Honor John Reed
Kennedy Legacy Dinner 2023
In addition to getting to mingle and connect with old friends and political compatriots, we will be honoring John Reed, a longtime member who passed earlier this year (obit). The General Membership of CIDC unanimously voted to name the Community Service Award in his honor. Jeni Wheeler will be presented with the first John L. Reed Community Service Award for her work in the foundation of the Family Table Collaborative in Yarmouth, John's own town. The collaborative has played an important role in the past few years in providing for food security on the Cape.
The annual Democrat of the Year award will be presented to Carla Cooper of Edgartown on Martha's Vineyard for her work in coordinating the exemplary voter turnout on the Island. We will also hear and celebrate our successes of last fall's campaign and hear the future work that lays ahead with new leadership here on the cape and in Boston.
The dinner will be held on Saturday, May 6, 2023 at the Resort and Conference Center (35 Scudder Ave., Hyannis).
Check in for the dinner will begin at 5:30 with the VIP Reception and Cocktail with elected officials at 6:00. The buffet dinner will begin at 6:30.
We are excited to build on the great success of last year's dinner and the amazing results on the Cape and Islands during last year's 2022 mid-term elections. We need your help to keep the momentum going by participating in this year's dinner and the ongoing work to support electing our Democratic Candidates on the Cape and Islands.
Please respond by this coming Tuesday.
To reserve and pay for tickets you can either use the Act Blue link below or by sending a check to: CIDC, P. O. Box 1114, So. Dennis, MA 02660. We are limited to a maximum seating of 200 so please reserve your tickets soon. Dinner will be buffet style with a cash bar. For those who want to stay over at the hotel on the night of the 6th, a number of rooms have been reserved at a rate. To book a room call the Resort and Con. Ctr. at 866-828-8259 and mention you are with the CIDC.
Individuals are limited to a maximum payment to the CIDC of $500. If paying for multiple persons or buying a table, please contact Ed McManus to arrange for payment and provide a list of those who will be in your party.
Link is: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/cidcdinner2023
May 6th - Harwich Candidates Forum 2023
Come meet the candidates for Selectman in Harwich. This will be a joint meeting of the Harwich Democratic and Republican Town Committees. Contact the committee chair for further information.
John Reed Memorial on 4/29
Sat., April 29- A Memorial Celebration to honor the life and work of John L. Reed, a dedicated Democrat, Educator, Family man and Friend. The service will be held at Barnstable High School between 3 and 6.
John Reed Memorial April 29: Barnstable teacher, civil rights activist (capecodtimes.com)
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