July 19th Meeting

The next meeting of the Shawano Dems will be held at the Mohican Veterans Lodge at W12790 County Road A near Bowler.  Speakers include Nikki Javarek, a surrogate for the Tammy Baldwin campaign, and Angel Montes, Community Outreach Director for the Democratic Party of WI.  The meeting begins at 7:00 pm.   If you wish to car pool, call Jan at 715-526-2955 or email    We will be meeting at 6:05 pm and leaving from the Civic Center parking lot promptly at 6:10 pm.

July 27th Family Picnic

   Kuckuk Park in Shawano will be the site of our Shawano Dems’ picnic. The event is from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm.  Bring a salad, dessert or other pot luck item.  Pulled pork sandwiches and Old Wisconsin hot dogs will be for sale.

We are working on having some interesting speakers and music.  Bring items for our silent auction.  A 50/50 raffle will also be held.   Join us for some good food and fellowship.

Happening Now Book Club

An organizational meeting of the new book club was held on July 3rd.  It was decided that future meetings be held as bag luncheons on the 2nd Thursday of the month from 11;00 am to 12:30 pm. at the Shawano City-County Library.  The next meeting will be held on July 13th.  An article entitled “The Five Types of Trump Voters:  Who they are and what they believe” will be discussed.  This article will be sent out via email but if you don’t have email, please call Jan.  The August book will be Mike McCabe’s Blue Jeans in High Places.  Mike has said he would come in person to meet with the book club.  Anyone who has an interest in reading and discussing current political books and articles, is welcome to join.

July 24th Movie

The documentary movie “Sick Around the World” will be shown on Monday, July 24th at the Civic Center at 7:00 pm.  SAWN (Shawano Area Women’s Network) will be meeting at 6:00 pm.
July 13th at the Red Barn

On Thursday, July 13th the Shawano Dems will be volunteering at Charlie’s Red Barn.  Stop in and support the Shawano Area Matthew 25 homeless shelter.


July 13:  Listen to the Shawano Dems on the WTCH Breakfast Club from 8:00-9:00 am at 960 am.

July 13:  Happening Now Book Club 11:00 am at the Shawano City-County Library; Charlies’ Brat Fry

July 19:  Shawano Dems’ meeting at the Mohican Veterans Lodge 7:00 pm

July 24:  Movie “Sick Around the World” at the Civic Center at 7:00 pm

July 27:  Family Picnic from 5:00-7:00 pm at Kuckuk Park

August 2:  Executive Committee Meeting at 6:00 pm at the Civic Center.

October 7:  Fall Fundraising Dinner (Senator Vinehout)

Chair’s Comments

It’s hard to keep up with all that is going on with our state and national politics.  It is certainly a time to be involved in saving our democracy.  SAWN has the potential to make a difference.  Their “Fired Up for Tammy” event on Saturday, July 8th at Huckleberry Harbor exposed the group for the first time and raised some money for Tammy Baldwin.  They will be planning future actions on:
   July 24 at 6:00 pm at the Civic Center
   August 5 at 9:30 am at the Shawano City-County Library
   August 14 at 7:00 pm at Baba’s Café in Wittenberg
Facebook Page:  FAWN-Shawano Area Women’s Network
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Jan Koch, Chair   715-526-2955; 715-296-6726
Dan Weidner, 1st Vice Chair  715-250-1212
William Switalla, 2nd Vice Chair  715-253-2052

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