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CLiPboard September, 1985
COLORADO LIBERTARIAN CALENDAR
3rd Wednesday of every month - WORKNIGHT!!! Our September Worknight will again be held at Foremost Realty, 3315 W. 72nd Ave., 6:00-8:30. After September, we're looking for a Denver location for Worknights --would like a location with 8-10 lines, 12 phones and conference room if possible. Please call the office if you know of a good spot. (753-6789)
4th Wednesday of every month - Board of Directors' meeting at the Libertarian office, 2186 So. Holly, #2078. We now have at hand an expanded computer source from which to work thanks to Dave Aitken and his mini-computer. We would like to thank ROB GILMORE who has assisted us greatly in the past months with this computer capability.
CLEAR YOUR CALENDARS FOR ...
STATE CONVENTION - 1st or 2nd week-end in May, 1986. This convention will happen in Colorado Springs. It will be less expensive than prior years, and more political issues and methods will be addressed. We'd like to see increased attendance, so please plan now.
NATIONAL CONVENTION - Colorado had only 5 of their 19 authorized delegates in attendance in Phoenix ... fairly embarrassing! Plan now for a trip to Seattle, probably in February or March of 1988.
ARE YOU MEETING THE CRITERIA FOR FULL LIBERTARIAN MEMBERSHIP???
Time for a personal assessment of your Libertarian membership.
If you can check off the following 7 qualifications, you're a winner:
- Dues paid up?
- Experience as a precinct captain?
- Monthly pledger of $5.00 or more per month to either the general or campaigns fund?
- Participant in one Worknight per quarter?
- Member of a county affiliate?
- Experience as one of the following:
- candidate for office;
- committee member of another candidate's organization.
- Bumper Sticker in place?
WHAT DO AFFILIATES DO:
Colorado affiliates of the Libertarian party are and will be engaged in a variety of activities: letter writing; local meetings; focal points for state boards; coordination of local campaigns, etc. Several affiliates are now gearing up. If you would like to be involved at this grassroots level, the following people would love to hear from you: Denver Affiliate, contact Dave Daniels at 830-8125; El Paso Affiliate, contact Dave Schrader, 599-8528(H) or 594-2107(W); Mesa Affiliate, contact Doug Anderson 757-8896.
1986 CAMPAIGN STRATEGIES BECOMING REALITY
No matter what your expertise and talent, there's a spot for you as 1986 Campaigns approach. Open activities offered are:
- Researcher/writer for one of the study groups
- Coordinator for college campus activities
- Volunteer to staff Libertarian office one morning or afternoon per week
- Writer of the Month to do one Press Release and one Letter to the Editor per month
- State Fair coordinator
- Colorado Fairs coordinator
- Minority Outreach coordinator
- Study Group coordinator
- Campus Outreach coordinator
Please let us hear from you! Time commitments are minimal and the possibilities limited only by your imagination.
Please call the office (753-6789) or Penn Pfiffner (650-9239) for details.
ENTER CONVENTION CENTER VOTE
On Oct. 15th you'll have an opportunity to fight government ownership and leave convention activities to the private sector. Call Dave Daniels (830-8125) for more details on this issue.
CALL KATE NOW
Kate Barriteau, Campaigns Chair, wants to hear from you if you can serve as a 1986 candidate or lineholder. Needed are volunteers for state house districts, state senate districts, RTD, county commissioners and state Attorney General. You can reach Kate at 778-1404 or 830-1401(H).
The National Libertarian Party has a new Chair, Jim Turney along with new committee members. Their challenge and a challenge to all of us is to deal with the $70,000 debt now facing the National Party. We can expect nothing positive from National until this obstacle is dealt with. Attendees in Phoenix and all National members are urged to give something extra in your contributions and pledges. Please help in whatever way you can!