All posts tagged: Nancy Witt

Positive Thinking and Expression

Our club’s Communications Chair, John Loughlin, was the recipient of the San Diego County Democratic Party’s Volunteer of the Year award, here’s a transcript of his speech at the 2016 Roosevelt Dinner that calls on all of us to be thoughtful when posting on Social Media. Thanks Ed. Oh my. Deary me. Crikey, I can honestly say I don’t deserve this award but I’m happy to accept it on behalf of all the backroom geeks and nerds who help clubs, candidates and elected officials spread our Democratic values. I’m also happy to accept it to thank all the folks who nominated me. First and foremost I must thank Geri Carmack, who probably rues the day she dragged me along to join the Point Loma Democratic Club. Also Nancy Witt who worked on recruiting me to the GoTeam, for literally years, and many thanks to my Party mentors Ruth Rollins and Susan Peinado. I also want to thank all the friends and beautiful progressives I’ve met over the last few years – who’ve helped and encouraged me …

Point Loma Lighthouse

Awards Given to Two Dedicated Point Loma Democratic Club Members

I was very happy to present plaques to Robert DeVries and to Scott Strohecker in recognition of their 16 years of service as co-editors and producers of THE PENINSULA DEMOCRAT which has been the monthly newsletter for the club. It’s one thing to be “members” all these years, but these two members showed how dedicated they were to our club and proved to be invaluable in getting the club message out to our members in all these years. Scott’s drawing of the Cabrillo Lighthouse was on every front page. We couldn’t miss the blue-paged monthly with its colorful labels, and the upcoming calendar was always on the front page. Then there were articles by Robert, and by others who he’d be reminding to do an article. I mentioned one neat cartoon/drawing in the January ’06 issue that was an ad for Texas Homegrown DOPE being sold by Bush League Seed Co., and there was a potted “plant” of W’s face with leaves around it, and the caption underneath “The Best Dope Money Can Buy.”  Our members got the news and some …