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Welcome to Democrats Abroad Belgium!

DAB is the official country committee for US Democrats living in Belgium. Watch this space for upcoming announcements of meetings and events - we have events planned throughout the year, and encourage anyone interested in participating to get in touch.

Trip DuBard, Chair 
Democrats Abroad - Belgium 
[email protected]

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We look forward to meeting you! If you have questions or would like to volunteer, please contact us.  

 

DA Belgium Leadership:

Trip DuBard
| Chair - DA Belgium
Jeffrey Edison
| Treasurer - DA Belgium
Matthew Goldman
| Secretary - DA Belgium
Sandra Keegan
| Counsel - DA Belgium
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    Vote in the 2022 Midterms from Belgium

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    Order Your Homemade Thanksgiving Pie Today and Support DA Belgium!

    PiesPiesPIES!!!

    Want to enjoy a delicious homemade Thanksgiving pie and support Democrats Abroad's efforts to get out the vote in the midterms? Well, super volunteer (and super chef) Kirsten Maher is generously making up to 100 Thanksgiving pies for our fall fundraising efforts, and half have already been sold, so order yours today! For the very reasonable price of €25/pie you can choose from pecan, pumpkin and chocolate caramel walnut and you also get FREE DELIVERY from one of our DA volunteers!

    Click here to order your Thanksgiving pie  and support Democrats Abroad Belgium's efforts to increase voting in US elections. Deliveries will be made on Nov. 20th and Nov. 25th, and there is a maximum of three pies/order so that we can spread the wealth. We can deliver to the Brussels and Antwerp areas on both the 20th and 25th, and to the Leuven area on the 20th.

    If you have any problems using the Google form to order your pies, just contact us at [email protected] and we will help you out!

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    Upcoming Events

    Saturday, February 11, 2023 at 01:00 PM Brussels Time · 23 rsvps
    Dooley's American Smoke House in Etterbeek, Belgium

    Black History Month Luncheon at Dooley's BBQ

     

    **THIS EVENT IS CURRENTLY SOLD OUT - BUT CHECK WITH US AT [email protected] IN CASE THERE WAS A CANCELLATION! **

    Our live Black History Month Luncheon is back!  The deadline to reserve & pay is Tuesday, February 7th, 5pm…but attendance is very limited, so the first to RSVP will be the first served! 

    We’ll enjoy a welcome drink, family-style meal, and slice of cake at Dooley’s American Smoke House in Brussels, with a program of song & inspiration from our DAB Community, including:

    • Briana Ashley Stuart, a performing artist, choreographer and dance entrepreneur, originally from Detroit, Michigan.
    • Dorrie Wilson, an independent researcher, writer and cultural curator on her talk to the European Parliament, "People Are Trapped in History and History is Trapped in Them”.
    • Wilford Simmons, a North Carolina voter, retired from the military, who lives and coaches sports in Mons.

    Prices are as follows (food is served on platters, family-style, to be shared at the table):

    • Classic Soul Food Combo Menu (variety of smoked meat & sides) - €22
    • Vegetarian Soul Food Menu (variety of smoked veggie delights & sides)- €19
    • Menu for Kids 12 & under (sliders, chicken nuggets, fish fingers) - €12
    • Homemade Iced Tea - €10 (for a pitcher of 5 glasses)
    • Homemade Lemonade - €10 (for a pitcher of 5 glasses)

    Please RSVP here and we will email you instructions for payment and other details soon! And if you are bringing children, please just RSVP for the number of adults in your party and then respond to our confirmation email to let us know how many children you will bring. Thank you!

    Wednesday, February 22, 2023 at 06:00 PM Brussels Time · 1 rsvp
    On Zoom in Ixelles, Belgium

    Estate Planning for Americans in Belgium

    Join us online February 22, 6-8pm CET, for a conversation with tax attorney Marc Quaghebeur of Cabinet David, who will be discussing the issues surrounding inheritance law and taxation for Americans living in Belgium. Marc Quaghebeur is an international tax lawyer who specializes in cross border estate planning. He will explain the Belgian inheritance rules, the Belgian inheritance tax rules, and will take us for a walk through the minefield of estate planning between Belgium and the US. Please RSVP and we will send you a link to attend the event on Zoom. 

    (Legal Disclaimer: Democrats Abroad Belgium sponsors this event for informational purposes only. This implies no endorsement of the services provided, or advice offered, by Marc Quaghebeur.)