Come to our Committee Meeting on Tuesday at 7PM
Richard Buttacavoli, Vice-Chair, Montgomery County LGBT Business Council, will speak at our August 21st Meeting
The Mission of the Montgomery County LGBT Business Council is to create networking, social and business opportunities for LGBT business professionals and allies in Montgomery County. Their vision is to provide support to the Montgomery County business community through education, training, professional development, policy advocacy and adaptation to ensure that workplace environments are welcoming and inclusive regardless of sexual orientations and gender identities.
Richard will discuss LGBT Issues and Initiatives in Montgomery County. All are invited to attend. The meeting will be held at the Yuong Sang Presbyterian Church on Witmer Road beginning at 7PM.
Donate to the Horsham Democratic Committee
Donations are welcome via our website at https://horshamdems.nationbuilder.com/donate. Money donated now will be used to help elect Democratic Candidates in the elections this fall, and in the Township and School Board elections in 2019.
On August 26, all across the country, Americans will stand united in commitment to our freedom and our future to demand that the U.S. Senate stop Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination for a lifelong appointment to the Supreme Court. United, we will fight to ensure Brett Kavanaugh never gets confirmed by the Senate. We will #StopKavanaugh. Join us for this important rally.
When: Sunday, August 26th
Where: Paine Plaza, 1401 JFK Pkwy, Philadelphia
Upcoming Township Meetings
The next Parks and Recreation Meeting is August 21st.
The next Township Council Meeting is August 27th.
The next Township Planning Commission Meeting is September 4th.
The next Zoning Board meeting is September 11th.
All Township meetings are currently being held at the Library on Babylon Road. Check our Facebook Events page for times.
Young Voter Initiative
Montgomery County Democratic Committee has started a young voter registration initiative. Any high school student who would like to lead this charge in their high school, or any adults interested in volunteering, please click this link and complete the presented form.
Will YOU be a Candidate for School Board or Town Council?
The 2019 Municipal and School Board elections are a little more than 14 months away. If you are thinking of running, or know someone who would be a good candidate, now is the time to come forward and begin to prepare. Campaigns will kick off shortly after the November Mid-Term election. There has never been a better time to run for office in Horsham. Will you make a difference?
Campaign News and Events
Upcoming Campaign Events
All of these events are located at the coordinated campaign HQ in Ambler/Spring House area at 714 N Bethlehem Pike, Suite 200:
Official Campaign Office Opening: Monday, August 20, at 7PM. Join the Pennsylvania Democratic Coordinated Campaign with Maria Collett for State Senate 12, Sara Johnson Rothman for State House 151 & Liz Hanbidge for State House 61, as we open our 2018 campaign office! Friends and family are encouraged to join! Please register at
- Wednesday Evenings of Action: Maria, Sara, Liz and the PA Dems are hosting mid-week canvassing and phone banking every Wednesday from 4pm-9pm
- Friday Afternoon 'Candidates Choice': Fridays between noon-5 is "Candidates' Choice" at campaign headquarters. This can be things like post carding, organizing lit for canvassing, phoning, etc.
- Saturday and Sunday Door to Door Canvassing: The plan is to canvass every weekend, alternating between Horsham and Montgomery townships, which together make up over 80% of Sara's district. Maria's canvassing will be broader to cover the rest of her district. Start times are 9:30 AM and 1 PM. Nothing is more effective than going door to door if you want to make a difference.
Forward This Email
Do you know someone who may be interested in helping us elect Democratic candidates? Please forward this email to them, or have them visit our website at http://www.horshamdems.org/help_out to opt in to our emails and get more involved.
You have now have more time to register for our next Cabinet in Your Community Event in the Southeast region. Our new date is August 22nd at Montgomery County Community College.
This event will bring members of the Governor’s Cabinet to speak with the public at a townhall like format. The event is FREE and open to the public. If you are interested in participating, please reply to [email protected] to request a registration form.
- The Hatboro Rotary Club will be holding their annual Lobster Pot Fundraiser on Saturday September 8, 2018 at College Settlement, 600 Witmer Road, Horsham between 4:00 and 10:00 PM, dinner 5:00-7:00 PM. Tickets are $40.00 each which includes either a Filet Mignon or 1/2lb lobster, corn, roll and salad. Children are welcome for a free hot dog dinner. This is a BYOB affair, mixers will be available. There will also be a DJ. This event is rain or shine. For tickets contact
Tom Finerghty, 218 Mimosa Lane, Hatboro, PA 19040, (215) 518-1807
Philadelphia Ganesh Festival at Bharatiya Temple in Chalfont is one of the largest Ganesh Festivals in North America. Many members of the Horsham community attend, and all are invited. Events run from September 12 - September 23rd. Details can be found on their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/pg/Philadelphia-Ganesh-Festival-at-Bharatiya-Temple-164104420333163/about/?ref=page_internal.
There is a very important meeting scheduled for Sept. 20th at the Fort Washington Fire House in Upper Dublin. It is the beginning stage of a possible Welsh Road Turnpike Interchange on Welsh Road in front of Prudential Insurance, with completion in 12-15 years. Open House format, all are encouraged to attend.
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Schedule for Horsham Democratic Committee Meetings
Horsham Democratic Committee meetings are usually held on the third Tuesday of every month until the General Election: August 21, EXCEPTION: Tuesday, Sept 25 (to avoid conflicting with Yom Kippur on our regular 3rd Tuesday date, the 18th), and October 16. All Meetings will be held at the Yuong Sang Presbyterian Church on Witmer Road beginning at 7PM.
September 25th Meeting:
Kyle Bagenstose is an environmental reporter on The Intelligencer's investigative team. He also writes for the Bucks County Courier Times and covers environmental issues in Bucks and eastern Montgomery Counties. For the past two years he has extensively covered major drinking water contamination along the BuxMont border stemming from the use of firefighting foams at area military bases. He also regularly writes on pollution, development, industry, wildlife, and environmental policy issues. He has won 10 journalism awards in the past two years, including a national award for in-depth reporting from the Society of Environmental Journalists.
October 16th Meeting:
Howard H. Covitz Ph.D. A.B.P.P. is a contributor to the bestselling book "The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump: 27 Psychiatrists and Mental Health Experts Assess a President" (Amazon link: https://www.amazon.com/Dangerous-Case-Donald-Trump-Psychiatrists-ebook/dp/B07262SJDC/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1533522789&sr=1-1).
All of our meetings are now posted on our Facebook Page. Please RSVP, like, and share them with your friends!
Schedule for HDC Executive Committee Meetings
The executive committee will be meeting through the summer every Sunday am at 8am, at Peggy Leiby's barn, which is located at 524 Cedar Hill Road. Executive Committee meetings are where we plan events, coordinate activities, and set the direction for the committee. We never have enough people to do all that needs to be done, so all are welcome to attend.