April 2010


Please join us for the annual state convention of the South Carolina Green Party in Columbia on Saturday, May 1st, 11:30-4:00 p.m. We will be meeting at the Happy China Restaurant, 2250 Sunset Blvd, Columbia, 29169, 803-796-7477. The agenda is below. A nearby hotel for attendees, with a rate of $99 per night, is the Hampton Inn, 1094 Chris Drive, West Columbia, South Carolina 29169.

Everyone is encouraged to attend! Official voting delegates to the state convention have already been chosen through precinct meetings and county conventions leading up to the state convention, following the timetable set up in the bylaws; however, all SC Green Party members are encouraged to participate in our planning for the upcoming election cycle.

If you need a ride or would like to offer a ride, please email charlestongreens@gmail.com.

AGENDA FOR STATE CONVENTION ON MAY 1st

11:30 Sign in and lunch

12:30 General business meeting
1st Annual Four Pillars Award: Elke Kennedy/Sean’s Last Wish
Business meeting 
Steering committee nominations

1:30 Candidate nominations
Governor: Morgan Reeves
Attorney General: Leslie Minerd
Superintendent of Education: Doretha Bull
US Senate: Tom Clements
US House District 1 – Robert Dobbs
US House District 4 – C. Faye Walters
US House District 6 – Nammu Muhammad
SC House District 24 – D.C. Swinton
SC House District 74 – Christopher Jones
SC House District 115 – Eugene Platt

3:30 Business meeting, part 2
USGP convention delegate nominations
Planning for November
Wrap up & adjourn

Our next monthly meeting is Wednesday, April 21 at 7pm at Earth Fare on Folly Road Blvd.  Look for us in the cafe.  Bring a friend and join us!

Please see the previous post for the state convention info.  A more detailed agenda will be posted soon.  The start time for registration and lunch may change from noon to 11:30am so be sure to check back here for info.

Our 2010 candidate slate is the most exciting ever!  Keep an eye on your local media for our upcoming press release!  There are many local and state-wide races and all need volunteers so there are plenty of opportunities for everyone to get involved.