The Democratic Town Committee retained its leadership and welcomed 14 new members at a March 12th organizational meeting held at New Britain City Hall.
John McNamara was re-elected Chair and Robert Sanchez, the 25th District State Representative, was re-elected Vice Chair for the 2012-2014 term. John Valengavich of Voting District 5 returns as the party treasurer and District 1’s Peter Spano retains the Corresponding Secretary post. Kim Bazer Dorfman, a member from District 13, was elected Recording Secretary replacing Rosemary Klotz who stepped down from the committee this term. Todd Szabo, the Common Council Clerk of Committees and a District 13 member, was elected Deputy Treasurer. The elected officers were unopposed.
The 51-member committee, representing the city’s 15 voting districts, includes 14 new members — Gregory Gerratana, Tonilynn Collins, Katie Breslin, Isabelita Cancel, Alma Brown, Monica Hermanowski-DeFronzo, Ann Speyer, Duane Hinkson, Bryan Sabin, Aram Ayalon, Robert Pleines, Ronald Davis, Gil Martinez and Donna Crockett.
The Town Committee will meet in late March to select slates of delegates to May conventions where candidates for Congress, U.S. Senate, state House and Senate will be nominated. For more information interested Democrats may contact the committee at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Town Chair at 860-827-9469.
Weekend Festivities: Bring your appetite…….
Men’s Ministry Breakfast At Spottswood, Corned Beef and Cabbage at Irish Club
The Spottswood A.M.E. Zion Church’s Men’s Ministry will hold a breakfast on Saturday, March 17th from from 8 am to 11:30 am at the 25 Crestwood Lane Church. The cost is $10 and includes a home-style breakfast.
On Saint Patrick’s Day, the New Britain Irish Social Club (AOH) will hold its annual Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner in the upstairs hall from 4 pm to 8 pm at its 40 south Street location. The cost of the dinner is $12.00. Stryder, formerly of Seabreeze, will be the musical guests at the club from 7 pm to 10 pm.
Happy Saint Patrick’s Day
May those who love us, love us; and those who don’t love us, may God turn their hearts; and if He doesn’t turn their hearts, may he turn their ankles so we’ll know them by their limping.
an Irish Blessing (or curse) depending on your point of view
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