Latinos For Texas Blog

2008-May-29

Rick Noriega needs volunteers at the State Convention

Filed under: — site admin @ 1:36 pm

Hello Everyone!

The Texas Democratic Convention is quickly approaching and we need your help. The convention will be held on May 6th and 7th at the Austin Convention Center. This is important opportunity for the campaign to reach thousands of Texas Democrats and engage them in our campaign. We need volunteers at the convention to assist at the Rick Noriega booth and at the Hilton to assist at the “Pachanga” fundraiser.

Convention Booth Volunteers- Austin Convention Center
Sign up for one or more blocks of time:

Friday: 7am- 10:30am, 10:30am- 2:00pm, 2:00pm-5:30pm and 5:30pm- 9pm

Saturday: 8am- 12pm and 12pm-4pm

Pachanga Fundraiser Volunteers- Hilton

Friday: 3pm- 7pm

If you would be interested in helping out the campaign on this exciting weekend please respond back to this email or call with your time availability and event preference. Thank you for your support and commitment to the Rick Noriega Campaign and please feel free to call with any questions.

Sincerely,

Crystal Perkins
Volunteer Coordinator
Rick Noriega for U.S. Senate
Crystal@ricknoriega.com
210-414-3418

2008-May-23

Passed along from Ray and Patti Fuentez

We are hosting a fundraising BBQ on Sunday, May 25, 2008 from 4pm to 7pm at our home, 8606 Navidad Dr., for Rick Noriega who is running for the U. S. Senate.

Rick is a strong candidate who will stand up for the rights of everyday Texans. Two separate polls by Rasmussen Report and Research 2000 showed that Rick is just four points behind incumbent Senator John Cornyn. In both, John Cornyn polled below 50% – a sign of his weakness and vulnerability this fall. This confirms that the time for change is right and that Texas is ready. The country, the state of Texas, and our community here in Austin will greatly benefit if Rick wins the election. It is time for change in D.C. and we have a chance to make that change this year.

Please join us in welcoming Rick Noriega and help celebrate his campaign with BBQ, down home sides, and refreshments. Tickets are $500, $250, $100. You may purchase tickets online through ActBlue or you may RSVP with Laura Welch by phone at (512)554-5007 or via email at laura@ricknoriega.com. We live in a gated community, so please RSVP to receive the gate code.

We look forward to seeing you.

Patti & Ray Fuentez

2008-May-22

Rick Noriega’s Convention Pachanga

Filed under: — LaGirlFriday @ 2:43 pm

This is smack dab during the senate caucuses, but if you can squeeze it in….

SENATOR KIRK WATSON, REPRESENTATIVE VALINDA BOLTON, REPRESENTATIVE DAWNNA DUKES, REPRESENTATIVE DONNA HOWARD, REPRESENTATIVE ELLIOTT NAISHTAT, REPRESENTATIVE EDDIE RODRIGUEZ AND REPRESENTATIVE MARK STRAMA

invite you to a Pachanga (that means party) in support of

Rick Noriega
Democratic Nominee for U.S. Senate
Friday, June 6, 2008
4:30 – 6:30pm
the Hilton, fourth floor
500 East 4th Street
Austin, Texas 78701

Heavy Appetizers and Cash Bar
Tickets $25
Sponsorship - Write or Raise $250
All sponsors will be listed on our event materials, receive tickets to a private pre-reception and receive two drink tickets.

To sign up for sponsorship or to purchase your tickets, please visit Act Blue at
http://www.actblue.com/page/state_convention
or contact Laura Welch by email at laura@ricknoriega.com or
by phone at (512) 472-7425.

2008-May-13

Austin Meetup, Tues May 20 7pm

Filed under: — site admin @ 7:58 am

Hey all

LFT took a short break after endorsing in the local primary races, but we haven’t stopped working. And with just 6 months until the general election it’s time to roll up our sleeves and get ready to hit the pavement – again!

Tuesday, May 20, 7pm at El Mercado (1302 S 1st St, Austin 78704)
join us for a few margaritas, a taco or two, and great political discussion with friends. This month’s agenda includes:

Carlos Barrera. Latinos For Texas PAC will present the soon-to-be next Hispanic Judge to sit on a Travis County Court of Law, Carlos Barrera, with a donation to help him take the bench in County Court #8. LFT PAC will also be taking contributions to futher our mission.

Meet the National Delegate Candidates. There’s an army of activists in SD-14 and SD-25, and we all want to do more for the Democrats. Meet those running at the State Convention for the SDEC, committees, national delegate, and even elector, so you can make an informed choice.

Travis County Democratic Party Coordinated Campaign. Working on the TCDP Coordinated Campaign is the #1 thing activists can do locally because we aren’t just helping to elect down-ballot Democrats, we’re also giving our state-wide candidates the margins they need to help put them into office. Meet Kate Murrow, Field Director for Rep. Valinda Bolton

Plus a recap of TCDP fundraiser for outgoing TCDP Chair Extraordinaire, Chris Elliott, and additional announcments by members who want to share.

See you there!

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