Category Archives: Personal Stories of Action

Hurricane Michael Relief Efforts At Democratic Headquarters

Drop Off Hurricane Michael Relief Supplies at Democratic Headquarters Terrie Rizzo, Chair of the Florida Democratic Party, sent every Democratic Executive Committee the following letter: I know you have all ...

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9/11 — We Will Never Forget

Seventeen Years Ago Today 17 years ago, America was attacked by a group of cowardly terrorists. But our spirit and resolve were not broken. Today, we again honor the victims ...

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City Hall Vero Beach Florida

Former Vero Beach Mayor and Councilman Implores Citizens to Raise Their Voices

Update, Tuesday, September 4, 2018, 1 pm:  The Indian River Board of County Commissioners Just Voted 4-1 to Purchase the Dodgertown Golf Course Vero Beach City Council Selling City Assets ...

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Richard Leonard: “It’s Time for the GOP to Decide Between Country and Party!”

American Citizens Can No Longer Take Our Democracy for Granted Americans, it’s time for a gut check. No citizen gets a pass — especially our elected leaders, from Congress to ...

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Haagenson Advocates for Health Care for Working Families, Seniors, and Veterans

Medicaid expansion would benefit Florida in many ways Treasure Coast Newspapers Published 4:00 a.m. ET June 28, 2018 I support expansion of the Medicaid program in Florida because it’s a win-win-win ...

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DEC Member Fred Grumman Reminds Us that Hope Trumps Fear

Hope Trumps Fear I believe it was the science fiction immortal, Robert A. Heinlein who once wrote that there are two kinds of people, those who fear the future and ...

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Democrats of Indian River Intern on the Campaign Trail

My Thoughts on the Campaign Trail On June 2nd, I had the pleasure of canvassing for the Nicole Haagenson campaign in Fellsmere, FL. Nicole is running for Florida District 54. ...

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Powerful Art Exhibit Sponsored by Florida Young Democrats of Indian River

Florida Young Dems Feature at RAW Space Art Walk On Friday, June 1st, the Florida Young Democrats of Indian River (FYDIR) presented a special exhibit at RAW Space gallery as ...

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Nicole Haagenson Kicks Off Candidacy for Local House Seat

Haagenson Announces Candidacy:  Sets Sights on Florida House, District 54 Nicole Haagenson, candidate for the Florida House of Representatives for District 54, said today she is offering District 54 voters ...

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I Am A Democrat

Why Are We Democrats? As many of you know, pursuant to obtaining a grant, the Indian River County Democratic Executive Committee is videotaping members expressing why we are Democrats.  That ...

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