All posts tagged: Francine Busby

Dec 15 – Coming Together for the Holidays: RSVP Today

Coming Together for the Holidays is a time-honored tradition. So I hope you’ll mark your calendar and join me and fellow Democrats at our annual holiday party on Sunday, December 15, from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the Riverwalk Golf Club in Mission Valley. It will be festive and fun! As we wrap up this extraordinary year with its highs and lows, now’s the time to gather together to appreciate one another, meet our local candidates and elected leaders, and cheer our growing Democratic community. Please go to http://www.sddemocrats.org/holidays to get your ticket today. You can view a flyer for the event here. The conveniently located Riverwalk (1150 Fashion Valley Rd., San Diego 92108) offers sweeping views of the greenery along the San Diego River. Your contribution of $40 includes heavy appetizers, a mini-taco station, dessert, beverages, and a lively gathering. All proceeds will benefit Democratic campaign activities in San Diego County in 2014, which is already shaping up to be a critically important election year. I look forward to celebrating the season with you! …

Mar 20 – Volunteer to Help Register New Citizens After Downtown Naturalization Ceremony

Francine Busby visited the Club for our meeting on January 27 and called on us to volunteer to help register new voters at the downtown Naturalization Ceremony on Wednesday March 20. The ceremony normally empties out of Golden Hall, 3rd Ave and B Street, in Plaza near Civic Theatre at ~10.15am and for about two hours volunteers led by Greg Bolian help new citizens register to vote. The atmosphere is always very positive with a lot of happy new citizens from all over the world, excited to start taking part in our great experiment in democracy – it’s inspiring to meet new, enthusiastic Democratic voters! The Club will be arranging a car pool to take members. If you want to make your own way there parking is no longer free at Horton Plaza (2 blocks away) you now have to make a $10 purchase to get validated parking. Street parking is available at meters or there are pay lots in the neighborhood. The 923 bus along Harbor Dr or the 30 from Old Town stop a …

Francine Busby Plans Outreach and Growth for San Diego County Dems

Francine Busby has been elected to serve as Chair of the San Diego County Democratic Party, vowing to reach out to varied constituencies and build on the achievements of her predecessor, Jess Durfee. A resident of Cardiff by the Sea, Busby has been a leader in the Democratic Party since her first campaign for Congress in the 50th District in 2004 – when she ran against Randy “Duke” Cunningham – and in subsequent high-profile campaigns against former Rep. Brian Bilbray. Busby on KPBS: “We’re eager to put our policies into place because people voted for Democrats.” She has served as the North County Vice Chair of the County Party and has represented the Party in other leadership roles ranging from fundraising and strategic planning to candidate training. Busby is also the Executive Director of Run Women Run, an organization that mentors, trains, and supports pro-choice women for elected office. “I am honored to follow in Jess Durfee’s footsteps,” said Busby, noting that at the end of his nine-year tenure, 71% of the County Democratic Party’s …