Political And Other Miscellany From A Stout Democrat In Dallas Texas.
"Politics is the only game for adults." --from Robert A. Heinlein's Double Star

Friday, February 15, 2008

Local Presidential Campaign Events

Friday, February 15:
  • Obama campaign opens Dallas office this afternoon, at 1409
    S. Lamar, Suite 011.
    This is the Southside on Lamar building.
  • Fun For a Change Come mix and mingle with fellow Obama supporters. (6:30 PM, Tijuana Bar & Grill, 4900 McKinney Ave., Dallas)
  • Obama Meet & Greet Session (6:30 PM each Friday, Clipso Sports Grill, 7307 South Westmoreland, Dallas)
  • Obama Meet & Greet Session (6:30 PM each Friday, Lady Di's Restaurant, 332 E. Camp Wisdom, Duncanville)
Saturday, February 16:
  • Hillary Clinton For President Community Meeting The campaign and the election process will be explained. All Hillary supporters are welcome. Bring your friends. Contact Barbara Rosenberg by email to berosenberg AT sbcglobal DOT net or to Kathy Nealy to kathy_nealy AT msn DOT com. (Two sessions: 10 AM to Noon, and 2 PM to 4 PM, at The Gallery Room, Southside On Lamar, 1409 S. Lamar, Dallas.
  • Obama Meet & Greet Session (6 PM, White Rhino, 230 W. Belt Line Rd, Cedar Hill)
Sunday, February 17:

UPDATE 2: Today a phone call from someone following up on that woman's unanswered emails, and also this blog post, indicate that this Sunday rally is still on for Fair Park -- but at the Hall of State (just a few hundred yards at most from the orginally-scheduled museum. Frankly, there is a lot of chaos going on, and it's because the campaign is just sending in its people from other states, and they are swamped by the huge interest. I gather the unexpected surge of voters is hitting both campaigns. It's a wonderful problem to have.

UPDATE: I've been told by phone by someone else that this rally has been cancelled. I have not received a response to my email to the address listed.
  • Rally for Barack Obama supporters (Weather Permitting) Bring your "home made" signs and your enthusiasm! Enjoy music and entertainment. Contact Molly Hanchey by email to molly AT obamadallas DOT com. (3 to 5 PM, outside the African-American Museum in Fair Park, Dallas)
Monday, February 18:

UPDATE: I've also been told by phone by that this parade will not be held.
  • President's Day Parade and Obama Rally (ending at Fair Park; arrangements pending; for details call Eli Davis 214-374-7345)
Wednesday, February 20:
  • Obama Meet and Greet Contact Adrian Mccoy 972-224-7231. (6:30 PM, Roma's Italian Restaurant, 201 W. Pleasant Run Rd., Lancaster)

Thursday, February 21:
    Democratic Presidential Debate See link and details for tickets in article below this one. (The University of Texas at Austin; shown on CNN and Univision)
Saturday, February 23:
    Clinton organizing / fundraising meeting For more information sign up at this page. (7 PM, 828 Wilkinson Dr., Mesquite)
Friday, February 29:
    Reception with Senator Hillary Clinton Tickets from $250 (limited number) to $2300. Sign up or contribute on line at this page. For more information contact Yael Ouzillou by email to youzillou AT hillaryclinton DOT com. (7 PM: VIP reception, 7:30 PM: general reception, at the home of Frank and Debbie Branson, 6920 Turtle Creek Blvd., Dallas)


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