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Weekly Newsletter - Aug. 14, 2017

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Aug. 14 - ELECTORAL COMMITTEE
Details: 7 pm, Panera, Easton
The committee will meet for its second time to discuss voter registration efforts and results of deep canvassing with Progressive Maryland during the weekend of Aug. 4-6.
 
Aug. 15 - POSTCARD PARTY FOR THE ENVIRONMENT
Details: 6 pm, For more information, RSVP to Constance Del Nero, italophile13@gmail.com
Please come to a postcard writing party! There are many actions we can take, including contacting elected officials about S.263, the Ozone Standards Implementation Act of 2017 a  bill that has been dubbed “The Smoggy Skies Act” by Credo; telling EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt that the agency’s delay on the methane rule is a direct assault on American people and the climate; and writing to restaurants that offer plastic straws to customers.  Plastic straws are a huge environmental problem that end up in our waterways and destroy sea life. Please bring your wn et issu and information on how we can take actio!
The party will take place at the home of Co-chair of the Environment Committee, Constance Del Ner. ddress given to those who sign up. Please RSVP here.

Aug. 19 - VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR FARMERS MARKET
Details:  8 am-1 pm
Talbot Rising needs a few folks to answer people's questions and listen to their concerns.
Suggested shifts are:
8-10:30 am - two people would be ideal
10:30 am-1 pm - ditto
Click this link talbot.rising@gmail.com with your availability.
Aug. 23 - COORDINATING MEETING
Details - 7 pm., Bozman, MD
A work session with committee chairs, co-chairs and the steering committee to share information about upcoming efforts and issues. All are welcome. At the home of Ridgely Ochs and Bob Tiernan, 23279 Swan Cove Rd., Bozman. All are welcome.

- News and Updates -

ARTWORKS FOR FREEDOM
An upcoming arts event in Easton will raise awareness about human trafficking. The art exhibit will be held at the Waterfowl Building, 40 S. Harrison St in Easton from September 8 - October 1, 2017. It will include indoor and outdoor art exhibits, multi-media installations, lecture, panels and films addressing human exploitation. 
 This exhibit is free to the public and volunteer-run, so please help!
Sign up for one or more shifts to sit with the exhibit at the Waterfowl Building.  If you know someone who may be interested in volunteering, please feel free to share this email.
 
We will be providing volunteer materials and orientation the last week in August. It will be about a one hour commitment, the exact time TBA.

 Sign up here-
 www.signupgenius.com/go/508084fa8a62ba3fa7-easton 
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