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Thursday! Meeting! Nancy Rotering! Kim Foxx! Jaime Andrade! Mel Ferrand! Harish Patel! plus, voting!

We have an exciting meeting coming up on Thursday: we’ll have Nancy Rotering speaking (she’s running in the Democratic primary to win back the seat in the 10th Congressional District), Kim Foxx who is running county-wide for State’s Attorney (Anita Alvarez is the incumbent), and candidates for the 40th State Rep district: State Representative Jaime Andrade, Jr., Mel Ferrand, and Harish Patel.

We meet on Thursday, October 8, at 7 pm (6 pm dinner/social hour), at Chief O’Neill’s, 3471 N. Elston. All are welcome to attend.

Thursday meeting! Meister, Goldstein, Spyropoulos, Charlier, and much more!

The September meeting of Northside DFA will be Thursday, September 10, 2015 at Chief O'Neill's, 3417 N. Elston, Chicago, Illinois. Social hour 6 PM; formal meeting 7 PM.

Thank you

We have a mass of thank yous for the recent fundraiser, Small Change for Big Change 2015:

Thanks to Rep. Tammy Duckworth, for giving an excellent speech

Thanks to Ale Syndicate, for providing the excellent beer, wine and drinks (buy their excellent beer!)

Thanks to Filament Theater, for letting us use their excellent and beautiful space (go see their productions!)

Thanks to Theresa Mah, for her wonderful introduction of Rep. Duckworth

Thanks to Alderman John Arena -- always :)

Meeting! With Raja, Tom, Josina, and Rob! Plus, fundraiser! Donate! Please!

Quick reminder about our events this month:

1) Our monthly meeting is on Thursday, August 13 at Chief O’Neill’s (3471 N. Elston), with dinner/social hour at 6 pm and the meeting starting at 7 pm. Speakers this month will be Raja Krishnamoorthi (running in the 8th Congressional District), Tom Greenhaw and Josina Morita (both running for Metropolitan Water Reclamation District). Finally, we’ll hear from State Rep. Rob Martwick, who will speak on his bill for an elected school board here in Chicago.

NDFA Annual Small Change for Big Change Fundraiser!

Hey! We're having a fundraiser (again? Yes! Such fun!)

Rep. Tammy Duckworth will be our keynote speaker! She's running for Senate against the lamentable Mark Kirk -- and yes, we'll be voting on whether to endorse her at our September meeting.

It will be on Tuesday, August 25 from 6:30 - 8:30 pm at Filament Theater, 4041 N. Milwaukee.

Get your tickets here:

Can't come? Donations in any amount are appreciated.

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