Members of our Heidelberg Chapter at our GOTV (Get Out The Vote) table on Bismarckplatz. We helped some overseas Americans with information about requesting their absentee ballots, and we could request and print out a ballot request for someone right on site with our tablet and portable printer! Also, the chocolate chip cookies were a hit. Our next GOTV table is going to be at the Bunsendenkmal (Hauptstr. 47-51) on the pedestrian zone June 9th. Come on by and say hello. Oh, and if you have not done so already, please request your absentee ballot at www.votefromabroad.org !
Our DA Heidelberg Teams ran in both the Half-Marathon and the 3.1 K Team runs to raise awareness of and money for Democrats Abroad Germany. We raised over 700 Euros! Thank you to all the donors. Thanks to everyone who came out and supported us. Thanks to Irisita and the Carpenters (sounds like a band) for making great signs. Thanks to all the 3.1 K runners: Xander, Luisa, Charles (not pictured), Katie, Melisa and 9-year-old Liliana, and a HUGE thanks to Mandi Larsen and Niki Vonderwell, who ran the Half-marathon! This is one of the hardest half-marathons in Germany, with one uphill part 4 K long, and temperatures got up to 29 degress Celcius. Democrats Abroad Heidelberg rocks!
Christopher Street Day Parade is a huge event in Mannheim and lots of fun, with good cheer and music! Join us and walk with Democrats Abroad in solidarity with our LGBTQ friends at the Christopher Street Day Parade in Mannheim on Saturday August 11th.
The parade starts at 2:00 P.M. and ends at the Schloss. Entertainment at the Schloss will begin around 4:00 P.M., with a wide variety of food and drinks. We plan to get a table where we can all sit together and enjoy the show and enjoy the food. Democrats Abroad will have a stand just outside the Schloss entrance( to the right) if you would like to find out more about Democrats Abroad or Request you overseas ballot.
Please RSVP so we can contact you with details about exactly where our starting place in the parade is. It is big, so you’ll need to know where to find us. We will also post the latest information on our Facebook page.
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