Monday, March 11, 2013
Kirby was chosen for his campaign organizing work.
At the annual North Andover Democratic Town Committee Scholarship Breakfast Sunday, Walter Kirby was named Democrat of the Year. Kirby was chosen for his tireless campaign efforts during the past election cycle, organizing volunteers to help Democratic candidates in what turned out to be a successful year for the party. "He is uniquely responsible for harnessing a passion, harnessing a committment to work, embarassing us into the things that we all as citizens have a responsibility to do," Town Moderator Mark DiSalvo, who served as emcee, said of Kirby. Kirby, who owns a pub in Fitchburg, is a lifelong Democrat and long-time activist for the party. After the 2010 midterm elections that saw many defeats in the party, Kirby became very …
Many familiar faces were there to show their support and rally volunteers.
Local Democrats gathered at the North Andover Country Club Sunday morning for the North Andover Democratic Town Committee Scholarship Breakfast. Mark DiSalvo served as emcee. Speakers included State Treasurer Steve Grossman, State Rep. Diana DiZoglio, State Sen. Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Congressman John Tierney and more. Check out these photos from the event. There was a straw poll taken, with various races from 2016 presidential to 2013 School Committee. Hillary Clinton, Zora Warren and Steve Grossman seem to have a lot of support among the town's Democrats. Obama will probably not fare as well at the North Andover Republican Town Committee Spring Fling, which will be this Thursday evening.
Monday, February 25, 2013
The following was submitted by the North Andover Democratic Town Committee.
The North Andover Democratic Town Committee will be hosting their Annual Scholarship Breakfast on Sunday, March 10, at the North Andover Country Club. Beginning at 10 a.m., guests will be able to catch up with friends and speak with local and state leaders. State Treasurer Steve Grossman, Auditor Suzanne Bump, and Congressman John Tierney all plan to attend. “We’ve been doing this for over 20 years and we always receive a great response,” said Tricia Melvin, Chairman of the NADTC. Tickets cost $25.00 each, or $175.00 for a table of 8. Melvin encourages the purchase of tickets in advance. “We do sell tickets at the door, but last year we actually reached capacity and had to turn people away,” explained Melvin. Ticket sales support the …
Thursday, March 8, 2012
Federal, state and local officials will speak.
The North Andover Democratic Town Committee will hold its 26th Annual Scholarship Breakfast on Sunday, March 11, at 9 a.m. at the North Andover Country Club. "Important town elections including competitive races for selectmen, School Committee and moderator, and a high level of political activity in our town with the upcoming Presidential election guarantee a fun and well attended event," said Town Committee Co-chair Bryan Hanssen. The breakfast provides funds for a scholarship to be awarded to a graduating senior from North Andover. And the Town Committee will name the local Democrat of the Year. And of course, there's the straw poll. "Our annual straw poll and the announcement of the North Andover Democrat of the Year remain the …