STATE OF THE STATE - DEMOCRATIC RESPONSE
Berrien County Democratic Clubs
The South County Democratic Club, serving the Niles/Buchanan area and beyond, meets the Second Wednesday of each month at the Bell Building, 305 Sycamore Street, Niles. Social hour/potluck begins at 6:00 p.m. and the General Membership Meeting starts at 7:00 p.m.
Harbor Country Progress, serving Chikaming, New Buffalo and Three Oaks Townships and beyond, meets the Second Thursday of each month at their headquarters, 16142 Red Arrow Highway, Union Pier. Potluck/BYOB beings at 6:30 p.m. followed by a General Membership Meeting at 7:30 p.m.
The Berrien County Democratic Women hold a General Membership meeting at 7:00 p.m. the Last Wednesday of each month at the Maud Preston Palenske Memorial Library, 500 Market Street, St. Joseph.
"It was the Labor Movement that helped secure so much of what we take for granted today. The 40-hour work week, the minimum wage, family leave, health insurance, Social Security, Medicare, retirement plans. The cornerstones of the middle-class all bear the union label." - President Barack Obama