Sunday, October 29, 2006

Bulletin 4.5: Support our Candidates! Last Call for Campaign Donations

THE SC GREEN PARTY BULLETIN
Volume 4, No. 5 – October 28, 2006
www.scgreenparty.org

FEATURES:

(1) SUPPORT OUR CANDIDATES!

CONTINUING:

(A) LOCAL UPDATES
(B) VOLUNTEER FOR 2006 ELECTION CAMPAIGNS
(C) VOLUNTEER FOR A STATE OR NATIONAL COMMITTEE
(D) RECRUIT NEW MEMBERS
(E) JOIN OUR DISCUSSION FORUM
(F) CONTACT INFORMATION FOR SCGP STEERING COMMITTEE
(G) GREEN PARTY OFFICE-HOLDERS
(H) ABOUT THE SC GREEN PARTY BULLETIN


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(1) SUPPORT OUR CANDIDATES! **********************************************************************

Please support our candidates in the 2006 elections! Donations can be sent to the SC Green Party Campaign Fund at P.O. Box 5341, Columbia, SC 29250. You may designate funds to a specific candidate, or just make a general contribution in support of all of our candidates.

Five candidates are on the Green Party ballot line for November 7th. Our only state-wide candidate is Arnold Karr, who is running for State Superintendent of Education. Three candidates are running for the U.S. Congress: James Dunn in District 1, Faye Walters in District 4, and Antonio Williams in District 6.

In Richland County, Midlands Green Party member Nammu Muhammad is running for Richland County Council, District 5.

To volunteer to help with their campaigns, please respond to this Bulletin or contact the candidates directly (see contact information in section B below).


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(A) LOCAL UPDATES
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One major priority this year is to build strong local Green Party organizations in every area of the state. If you see a local party for your area in the list below, please contact the person listed. If you don’t see a local in your area, please volunteer to help organize a local group (especially if you're in Charleston)! For assistance to get you started, contact Bill Bobo, newwines@aol.com, 803-279-9604.

MIDLANDS GREEN PARTY (Richland/Lexington):
Next meeting TBA, Simkins Center, 2025 Marion Street, Columbia.
For more information, contact David Whiteman, davidpwhiteman@yahoo.com, 803-799-1205.

AIKEN COUNTY GREEN PARTY (Aiken/North Augusta):
Next meeting TBA. Held at 3514 Gamble Road (off of Gregg, between Richland Ave and Trolley Line Road, about 2-3 blocks south of Trolley Line Road).
For more information contact Bill Bobo, newwines@aol.com, 803-279-9604.

YORK COUNTY GREENS (York/Chester/Lancaster/Cherokee):
Next meeting: TBA.
For more information, contact Gregg Jocoy, GreggJocoy29715@yahoo.com, 803-547-212.


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(B) VOLUNTEER FOR 2006 ELECTION CAMPAIGNS
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We have six candidates running in the 2006 elections, and they need your support! To volunteer to help with their campaigns, reply to this Bulletin or contact the candidate directly:

James E. Dunn (U.S. Congress, District 1)
2970 Newberry Trail, Garden City, SC 29576
(h) 843-651-2677, (w) 843-293-7611
aquarius@sccoast.net

Faye Walters (U.S. Congress, District 4)
3620 Pelham Rd., PMB# 356, Greenville, SC 29615
(h) 864-631-7945
faye4congress@yahoo.com

Antonio Williams (U.S. Congress, District 6)
1517 Manning Avenue, Columbia, SC 29204
(h) 803-605-5084

Arnold Karr (State Superintendent of Education)
P.O. Box 50586, Columbia, SC 29250
(h) 803-318-4472, (w) 803-896-3045
arnold_karr@hotmail.com

Alvin Portee (Richland County Council, District 4)
817 Chester Street, Columbia, SC 29201
(h) 803-256-1945, (w) 803-699-3580 x3129, (cell) 479-3361

Nammu Muhammad (Richland County Council, District 5)
1517 Manning Avenue, Columbia, SC 29204
(h) 803-414-4426


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(C) VOLUNTEER FOR A STATE OR NATIONAL COMMITTEE
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Our state and national committees need your skills!

(a) State. Opportunities exist for volunteers on all state committees, including communication, fundraising, website, elections, and outreach and membership. If you're interested, please reply to this email and let us know about your interests and skills.

(b) National. The SCGP is eligible to have representatives serve on most of the national USGP committees. For a list of committees, check out www.gpus.org/committees.html. If you’re interested in becoming a member, please reply to this email.


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(D) RECRUIT NEW MEMBERS
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Encourage your friends to become members of the SCGP. The best way is just have them sign up through our website (www.scgreenparty.org). Or they can send their name, address, and phone number in reply to this email. We will add them to our mailing list and forward their names to our local organizers.


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(E) JOIN OUR DISCUSSION FORUM!
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In addition to the SCGP Bulletin, which is distributed 2-3 times a month, the SCGP maintains a discussion/action forum for its members. If you are interested in receiving more frequent emails about issues and events related to green politics, please join the our Discussion Forum by sending an email to:

SC-GreenParty_Forum-subscribe@yahoogroups.com


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(F) CONTACT INFORMATION FOR SCGP STEERING COMMITTEE
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Bill Bobo (2006-2008), newwines@aol.com
(h) 803-279-9604
908 Fairlane Ave, North Augusta, SC 29841

Elaine Mangum (2006-2008), elainemangum@gmail.com
(h) 803-477-7774
2855 Superior St, Columbia, SC 29205

Leslie Minerd (2006-2008), hipwazee@gmail.com
(h) 803-799-9297, (w) 803-376-1500
2716 Blossom St, Columbia, SC 29205

Nammu Muhammad (2005-2007)
(h) 803-414-4426
1517 Manning Ave, Columbia, SC 29204

Laura Sima (2005-2007), laura.corina.sima@gmail.com
(h) 803-979-1052
616 Pickens St, Apt 4, Columbia, SC 29201

David Whiteman (2005-2007), davidpwhiteman@yahoo.com
(w) 803-777-4548, (h) 803-799-1205
200 Harden St, Columbia, SC 29205

Antonio Williams (2006-2008)
(h) 803-605-5084
1517 Manning Ave, Columbia, SC 29204

SCGP delegates to Green National Committee:
Elaine Mangum (delegate)
David Whiteman (delegate)

SCGP members on national committees:
Coordinated Campaign Committee: Elaine Mangum
International Committee: Gregg Jocoy
Media Committee: Gregg Jocoy


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(G) GREEN PARTY OFFICE-HOLDERS
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Preston Holston (appointed)
Conservation Commission
Richland County

Lee Jane Kaufman (appointed)
Tree and Beautification Commission
City of Columbia


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(H) ABOUT THE SC GREEN PARTY BULLETIN
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The SC Green Party Bulletin, distributed no more than 2-3 times each month, is designed to keep members and friends of the SC Green Party informed about important state activities and events.

If you would like to stop receiving the Bulletin and be deleted from the SC Green Party database, simply respond to this email and ask to be removed.

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