Oxford County Democrat news
REGION -- The Oxford County Democrats held their organizational meeting for the2013-2014 period and re-elected Cathy Newell of Greenwood as chair, Mike Broderick of Bethel as Vice-Chair/Chair's Designee for the Democratic State Committee, and Roy Gedat of Norway as Treasurer.
In other business, Rep. Sheryl Briggs of Mexico gave a short legislative report, and plans were announced for a Volunteer Recognition event on February 18 at the Oxford Casino. A Volunteer Dinner for the Mexico Office was held on January 17 at Brian's Bistro in Rumford with an excellent turnout.
A third event will be scheduled in early spring for the volunteers in Southern Oxford County including the Bridgton office volunteers.
There will also be a field trip to the Statehouse, including a visit to the Labor Mural at the Maine State Museum, on March 12 with details to be posted on the Facebook page.
There was a discussion of the upcoming redistricting process for legislative and county commissioner districts. Redistricting Commission Public Member Cathy Newell described the process and calendar.
Anyone interested in active involvement with the Oxford County Democrats may visit the organization's Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/OxfordCountyDems or call the chair at 875-2116.