Nov 2019 Events Manatee LGBTA Dems 

Nov EDITORIAL—— Holiday Party on 12-18-19, the Res & Deposit of $20. Due at 11-20-19 meeting, or before.  At Anna Maria Oyster Bar, 6906 14th St W, Bradenton, FL 3420.  Your 2020 Membership Dues can be paid now (due by 12-31-19.) ———- We have at least 15 LGBTQ+ Young & Old Dems from Manasota-Bay area joining us in Miami for 2019 Book Fair, with 800+ world famous Authors. (Hotels very heavy booked).  Many major named Dems will attend. A few names we are in discussions: Jake Skeets, Richard Blanco (from Obama Admin), James Oseland,  Maia Kobabe, Lance Black, etc. We have dinner planned with Broward & Dade LGBTQ+ groups and HOPEFULLY some LGBTQ+ Authors.   THANKS VOLUNTEERS.

NEW RADIO Broadcast Jan 2020– In January, 2020 Radio Ear Network is creating another radio-podcast station featuring topics for the sensual part of life. Similar to; but with a wider age group and the hosts will be discussing mature subjects with professional guests who deal with sensual issues and products including self – discouraging body issues every day. As part of the new station we would like to have a few hosts who can discuss issues in regards to LGBTQ+ on an adult level.  There will also be romantic authors interviews and readings as well. Please contact Steve via this same email if you would like to be Interviewed to be part of this new effort as one of  the hosts. (Is via telephone conference call, so your location not that important.)

Nov 2nd MAHC Work Day — see Steve/Ron/Clint for pre-screening   for Allied NGOs. Experienced volunteers help teach young men & women while earning $$$s & donating to MAHC. NOTE: We have more jobs than “qualified people” to do work. We are training in some cases, AFTER “pre-screening”.

Nov 5th Manatee Dems One-Year out 2020 Party—–6pm at Headquarters, food drinks, music FUN 😊

Nov 9th Voter Registration & VBM Training–   2pm   at Dem Headquarters, Kent from our Caucus is helping organize please; pre-register at

Nov 13th Progressive Caucus 7:00pm Dem Headquarters—- 2020 Planning.  Presentation for Establish County wide “Blue Wave Coalition”.

Nov 20th Reservations for Holiday Party Due— Manasota LGBTQ+ Holiday Party for members, family, friends, allies, etc.  $20. deposit.

Nov 20th Manatee LGBTA DEMS Caucus—6:00pm Dem Headquarters, Status reports, Secretary, Treasurer, Membership, etc. Action Plans organized for 2019-2020; SURVEY, discuss results to date. Amada Linton Senate District 21 Candidate. Resolve WEBSITE & FACEBOOK questions.

Nov 15th CP&RF Radio Interviews— 5-7pm & Other times; Multiple authors in prep for Miami Book Fair) WE HAVE MORE MAJOR NAMES CONFIRMED!

Nov. 21st -24th Miami Book Fair– One of the largest Book Fairs in nation (800+ authors last year).  We have dinner planned with area LGBTQ+, and hopefully some LGBTQ+ Authors.  Most of the LGBTQ+ events on Saturday & Sunday. We will carpool & share rooms to reduce cost.  (Steve/Jade/Erik for info)

Nov 25th DEC Meeting– 6:00pm in DEM Headquarters. JOIN our recurring monthly donation $20.20.

Nov 26th PFLAG Meeting — 6:00pm at ALSO Youth in Sarasota.

Nov. 28th ALSO Youth Turkey Trot—-    Run, walk, view or volunteer; start your Thanksgiving Day with this annual event across the Ringling Bridge.

Dec. 18th Manasota LGBTQ+ & Friends Holiday Parry—6pm   Anna Maria Oyster Bar, reservations are due by Nov. 19th.

Jan 15th 2020 Candidate David Fairey 2020 will speak at Caucus Meeting.