August PV Dems Meeting Announcements and More

By Ann Nye —

NOTE:  A video of the meeting can be seen after this article.  Some video times are annotated within the article.

The Palos Verdes Democrats August 21 Zoom meeting began with announcements and a preview of the September and October meetings.

The featured presentation’s report and video may be found in the August Meeting Report article.

Connie Sullivan, PV Dems President, thanked Anita Vaccaro and her entire crew for our successful and wonderful annual July picnic.

Connie announced the opening for a new Membership Chair board position.  If you are interested in the position, please email us through our website.  Irene Silver, who has done a great job in this position for many years is stepping down.  Breaking news – a few days after our meeting, Andrea Goldman volunteered to be our new Membership Chair.

Here’s a preview of future PV Dems Meetings – please SAVE the DATES

September 18, 2022 – What’s Happening With Our Schools – A Panel Discussion

October 16, 2022 – An Analysis of the November Ballot Propositions and LA County Measures by the League of Women Voters of Palos Verdes Peninsula

Please consult the events calendar on our website to get the latest on whether our meeting will be only on Zoom or whether we will be meeting in-person at the Peninsula Center Library Community Room and also live on Zoom.

Friendly Reminder…PLEASE renew your 2022-2023 PV Dems membership.  Our fiscal year runs from July 1 through June 30 and we depend primarily on dues to pay for vital donations to Democratic candidates, room and equipment rentals, meeting refreshments, and our annual picnic.  On our website, you can renew online or download the renewal form at:  Choose your membership type:

  • Individual $25/year
  • Family $40/year
  • Student $10/year

5:12  Reggie Jue, PV Dems Webmaster, spoke about the website’s new From Our Activism Chair link on the website’s Home page.  Caryl Schwartz, the new PV Dems Activism Chair, created a list of things that you can do that is now listed under From Our Activism Chair under the Take Action tab.  This will be an on-going effort to keep people up-to-date on opportunities for making a difference.



Here is the PV Dems July Treasurer’s Report from Treasurer Al Shadbourne:


July 2022 Treasurer’s Report


Memberships $405.00
Misc. Donation $10.00
Picnic Donations $1,025.00
TOTAL $1,440.00


Picnic Food $1,500.22
Picnic Supplies & Beverages $323.27
P.O. Box Rental Fee $202.00
LACDP Assoc Member Fee $64.00
Picnic Entertainment $60.00
ActBlue Fees $40.10
TOTAL $2,189.59

Net Contributions (Expenditures):   ($749.59)

Bank Balance June 30, 2022:   $3,412.41 ($278.05 State + $3134.36 Fed)

Bank Balance July 31, 2022:   $2,662.82 ($278.05 State + $2384.77 Fed)



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