Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Washington County Tea Party

Washington County Tea Party
Date: Saturday, May 22, 2010
Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Bad Little Falls Park, Machias

Email from Tea Party Organizer Neil Mercer:

Washington County Tea Party Gathering May 22, 2010

Theme: Celebrate America and Take Her Back Bad Little Falls Park, Machias, ME 1:00 – 4:00 P.M.

Loudspeaker system will be set up in gazebo (possibly inside at Grange Hall if rainy) (Electricity thanks to On The Run) Historical and political speakers. Inviting all candidates and incumbents from Washington County and Maine U.S. Representatives.

Speakers will speak from gazebo. Open with pledge of allegiance and prayer (possibly National Anthem) Close with prayer. Pour some tea into river at one point.

Place for candidates, historical societies, vendors, etc. to set up tables (no charge) must supply own table. Provide water (large orange coolers) and cookies. (Who can bake?)

Bring lawn chair if choose to sit. Publicity needed – posters, newspaper articles, tell every organization to announce to members, tell all your friends.

All speakers will be timed according to the number of speakers there are for the time we have.

Respectful signs allowed –maybe along bridge. We have the park from 12:00 – 5:00 in order to be able to set up and clean up (we should leave it cleaner than we found it) Does anyone have a trash can they can bring? Barbara Drisko is preparing to invite any and all candidates, etc., but feel free to invite anyone you know. We need to know ahead only those who are speaking. Please spread the news and make suggestions.

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