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Upcoming Events in Richland County for April!

Thursday, March 30, 2017


Dear Richland County Democrats, 

Get connected with the Richland County Democratic Party by attending one of our upcoming events, joining the 100 Club by being a donor for RCDP or by stopping our office to tell us “Hello”.

There are several events happening this week that I wanted to make sure you’re aware of.

April 2017 Richland County Democratic Party (RCDP) Events:

What: RCDP April Breakfast “Earth Day” Panel Discussion

Speakers: Christopher Hall & Alan Hancock

When: Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 9AM – 11AM

Where: Michael’s Café & Catering, 1620 Main Street, Columbia, SC 29201

What: RCDP Happy Hour Fundraiser

When: Friday, April 28, 2017

Time & Location: TBA

April 2017 South Carolina Democratic Party (SCDP) Events:  


What: Midlands Forum for SCDP Officers

When: Saturday, April 1st , 201711AM – 1PM

Where: Michael’s Café & Catering, 1620 Main Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Speakers: Candidates for SCDP State Chair, 1st, 2nd & 3rd Vice Chair

RVSP Here: http://scdp.ngpvanhost.com/form/7851164602093078528

The following candidates have filed for officer positions (listed in alphabetical order by last name):

Chair: Cedric Blain-Spain, Trav Robertson, Susan Smith

1st Vice Chair: Beth Addison, Justin Bamberg, Cedric Blain-Spain, Jessica Bright, Lessie Price, Shelly Roehrs, Jerome Rowland, Anthony Thompson

2nd Vice Chair: Cedric Blain-Spain, Jessica Bright, Nicole Caudle, Lessie Price, Shelly Roehrs, Jerome Rowland, Anthony Thompson

3rd Vice Chair: Jeni Atchley, Luke Beadle, Jerome Rowland, Scott Thorpe, Roman Vitanza

What: SCDP Palmetto Blue Dinner

When: Friday, April 28th, 2017

Where: Medallion Conference Center, 7309 Garners Ferry Rd, Columbia, SC 29209

Prices: $90 Ticket at RCDP table

Purchase Ticket: https://secure.actblue.com/contribute/page/rcdpbluepalmetto

What: SCDP State Convention

When: Saturday, April 29th, 2017

Where: Medallion Conference Center, 7309 Garners Ferry Rd, Columbia, SC 29209

Vote for SCDP Awards including Democrat of the Year, County Party of the year, etc.!

Use link below:


April 2017 Richland County Democratic Club Events: 


Who: Lower Richland Democrats & Richland County Democratic Women

What: District 70 Candidate Special Election Forum

When: April 1,2017 at 11:00AM

Where: Lizard`s Thicket 7938 Garners Ferry Rd. Columbia SC 29209

RVSP: Email Lawrence Moore at lmoore3120@aol.com or Eloise Fombay Denson at bigchief256@aol.com.

Who: Northeast Democrats

What: April Breakfast Meeting

When: Saturday, April 8th, 2017 at 9:30 AM – 11:00AM

Guest Speaker: Bakari Sellers

Location: Community Room at the Decker Center, 2500 Decker Blvd, Columbia, SC 29223

RVSP: Email Marilyn Summers at Marilynsummers@aol.com

Who: St. Andrews Democrats

What: April Breakfast Meeting

When: Saturday, April 8th, 2017 at 9 AM

Where:  St. Andrews Park, 920 Beatty Rd., Columbia, SC 29210

RVSP:  Email Paulette Ledbetter at misspled@att.net

April 2017 Democratic Organizations Events:



Who: Young Democrats of the Central Midlands

What: April Meeting

When: Wednesday, April 12th, 2017 at 6 PM

Where: Panera Bread, 1007 Bower Parkway, Columbia, SC 29212

RVSP: Breanna Spaulding at breannaspaulding@gmail.com


For College Democrats Please contact the following:

University of South Carolina (USC) – Evan Dodge, President at edodge@email.sc.edu

Columbia College – Mary Stuart Tinkler, President at tinklermst@gmail.com


Be a Donor!

Become a monthly sustaining donor for the Richland County Democratic Party! Join our 100 Club today!

We are looking for 100 committed Democrats across Richland County to support the County Party on a monthly basis by making a contribution of $10 or more per month. 100 Club Members will receive public recognition and invited to an annual 100 Club Member event.

The RCDP is solely funded by donations by Democrats like you.

Please join our 100 club with a donation of $10, $25, $50, $100 or $120 a month!

Join Now: https://secure.actblue.com/contribute/page/100club

We use these funds to pay for office rental, postal services, operations, etc.

Donate supplies! Feel free to bring items from our wish list below to our office.

Wish List: Desktop Computer, Computer Monitor, Computer Mouse, Keyboard, Computer Paper, Ink Pens, Pencils, Tape, Bulletin Board, Tissue/Kleenex, Paper Towels/Napkins, Markers, Dry Erase Markers, Eraser for Dry Erase Board, Cell Phones, Call Minute Cards, Clip Boards, Color Card Stock Paper, Stamps, Folders, Water, Scissors, Glue, Hand Sanitizer, Lysol/Clorox Wipes, Air Freshener, Disinfection Spray, Candy/Mints, Snacks, etc.

Any items you can provide for the office is greatly appreciated!

Visit our RCDP Office!!!

RCDP Office located at 915 Lady Street, Suite 222, Columbia, SC 29201 (Beside the SCDP Office)

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
1PM – 5PM

(Every other)

1PM  – 3PM 1PM – 3PM


1PM – 3PM 1PM – 3PM

6PM – 8PM

1PM – 6PM

*** Office Hours might vary depending on availability. ***

Feel free to stop by our office during our office hours.


The RCDP is ran by volunteers, including myself.

If you have some free time, please set up a meeting with our office manager Ms. Maryann Wright at akachip53@gmail.com to learn about volunteer opportunities.

Our success depends on volunteers like you!

Thank You for your support of the Richland County Democratic Party!

Warm Regards,



Alycia Albergottie

Chair, Richland County Democratic Party (RCDP)

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Make Checks Payable to “Richland County Democratic Party” Mail to P.O. Box 446 Columbia, SC 29202. We are a nonprofit organization funded by supporters like you. We happily accept any and all donations!

Thank you!

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