The Greenwood County Democrats meet on the first Saturday of every month at 9 am at the Inn on the Square. Below are the minutes compiled by the Party Secretary, Cathie Swindell.
Meeting Called to Order
@ 9:20 am- Chair, Charles Lewis
Opening Prayer & Minute of Silence
Chair, Charles Lewis
Guest Speaker – Compassionate Care Alliance, Greenwood
Jodi Shenal gave a very inspirational testimony of how cannabis, applied medically, has helped her daughter. Also, Tony Sleister gave his own account of years with chronic back and leg pain and how medically-applied cannabis helps him control his pain.
Report of the Christmas Party Drop-In
Suzy Holloway said that the Christmas Drop-In went well and that she hopes to host next year’s Christmas party too!
Social Media Update
Twitter followers: up 47%
Instagram followers: up 53%
Facebook “likes”: up 1%
Bill Kimler gave a rousing Pep Talk about our need to keep focused on three items in 2018:
- Voter Education
- Voter Registration
- Voter Participation
Elaine Gentry shared that we need to give all of our Precincts the opportunity to organize, elect officers and also elect Delegates and Alternate Delegates to the County Convention.
Cathie Swindell provided a status update of the need for Volunteer Precinct Leaders. Attached is a list of Precincts that still need leaders. Please e-mail us at email@example.com if you are interested.
Forms for use at Precinct Meetings were distributed. Contact us if you were not able to attend the Precinct Organization Meeting.