County Dems set regional meetings


MEXICO – Oxford County Democrats will hold three regional meetings during July to focus on grassroots organizing for the 2008 election cycle.

The first meeting was held at 5:30 p.m. July 12, at the Denmark Library. Other meetings will be held at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 18, at the Mexico Town Hall and at 6:30 p.m. Monday, July 23, at Fare Share Common in Norway.

The meetings are open to anyone interested in electing Democrats. Those planning to attend are asked to RSVP by calling County Chairwoman Cathy Newell at 875-2116 or by e-mailing [email protected] Pizza will be featured in Denmark and Mexico and dessert in Norway.

Sunday, Aug. 26, is the date for the Oxford County Democrats summer barbecue and family fun day at the Maine Conservation School in Bryant Pond. The facilities will be open to families attending, and the county committee expects a turnout from state leaders

The most recent electronic newsletter featured a report from the Oxford County groups that traveled to Kennebunkport for the rally on July 1. Those wishing to be added to the distribution list may contact Newell. The county committee Web site is