Events

UPCOMING EVENTS

Volunteers for Manatee Pride, 3/16 please call 941-748-8404 to volunteer!!

March 3rd RainMakers Memorial  Sarasota– (sold out)  Lunch for 100th Anniv.  EWT/COTA Trust, (3v)

March 9th State Progressive Meeting—Tampa— Manatee Delegation  attending, register online

March 13h Progressive Caucus  7:00pm Dem Headquarters  Discussed status of 4 Action items and teams progress. PLEASE volunteer.

March 15th  CRF- Radio Interviews – 5-7pm,  new people interviews, broadcast in April.

March 16th  Manatee Pride —  noon to 5pm  Manatee Riverwalk at main Pavilion

March 20th  Manatee LGBTA DEMS Caucus—6:00pm Dem Headquarters, LGBTA  Action Plans organized for 2019; Status reports:, Secretary, Treasurer, Membership, etc.  BEGIN research to develop policies for postings on BOTH our WEBSITE & FACEBOOK. (NOTE: Much to discuss here, and need to look to what other groups are doing in their Policies.) REQUIRES TEAM effort.

March 25th DEC Meeting—  6:00pm in  DEM Headquarters . JOIN our march to 2020!

March 26th PFLAG Meeting  — 6:00pm at ALSO Youth in Sarasota. WELCOME new people, growing.

APRIL 13th Saturday DEC GALA  register online;  meet hundreds of other Dems.

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Feb. 9th LGBTA Board Dinner   Board members at gathered at  Duff’s.

Feb. 13h Progressive Caucus  Dem Headquarters  Discussed status of 4 Action items and teams progress. (4v)

Feb.  15th  CRF– Radio Interviews –  Everett Kelly for Labor Rights, Brad Rice for LGBTQIA Rights; Steve Ryan for PFLAG & Housing Rights (5v)

Feb. 20th  Manatee LGBTA DEMS Caucus—Dem Headquarters, LGBTA  Action Plans organized for 2019; Status reports:, Secretary, Treasurer, Membership, etc. Volunteers for Feb. 23rd Workshop event; Manatee Pride, etc.  Group went to eat at Mr. Tequila afterwards.

Feb. 22nd -24th  Florida LGBT State  Meeting Jacksonville (4v State-Members), 2 Work at Manatee Workshop anther 2 were ill, so we did not send delegation. State elected all new Officers except for Sec., which remained the same. Hope new Officers will open/establish lines of communications & receive input/action items in ongoing forum from Counties.

 Feb. 23rd    Manatee Dems Workshop   Manatee Performing Arts Center, was packed with 150 to 200 Democrats for what all agreed was again ANOTHER very successful workshop to mobilize Manatee Dem Organizations . LGBTA added approx. 30+ new names to our mailing list.

Feb. 25th DEC Meeting—Large crowd attended!

Feb  26th PFLAG Meeting  —  MAHC Status report on Housing by Steve Ryan and how it is important to the LGBTQIA Community.