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Washington County Democratic Women’s Action Committee

The Washington County Democratic Women’s Action Committee met on Thursday, May 30 at the Veterans of Foreign Wars. The meeting was called to order at noon by President, Willa O’Neill. Washington County Democratic Chairwoman, Molly Varner announced that the Ohio Democratic Party State dinner will take place on June 22 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Greater Columbus Convention Center.

The Community Outreach Committee announced that they had obtained consent of Mayor Joe Mathews to perform some needed maintenance on three planter gardens located at Fort Harmar Drive and Market Street. They will be weeding, mulching and planting flowers as needed.

Past President, Donna Malcolm will hold the annual picnic at her home in Whipple on June 27 beginning at 5:30 p.m. Members are asked to bring an item for auction as well as a covered dish or dessert.

Before the meeting was adjourned, O’Neill asked members to identify issues in our national, state and local governments that they would like to explore at future meetings.

The Committee meets the last Thursday of each month at the VFW. All Democratic Women in Washington Co. are invited to attend. Meetings begin promptly at noon and adjourn at 1 p.m.