EVENTS THIS WEEK

VOLUNTEER ALERT

Tuesday, October 26

Countdown to Victory - GOTV / Election Day Overview
(Rescheduled from Wed. 10/20)
Meeting
6:30pm-7:30pm
Meeting to talk about the different needs for Get Out The Vote (GOTV) that the Kerry/Edwards Campaign has for November 1 and November 2 here in Illinois. Location: IBEW Local 134, 600 W. Washington. Please RSVP to Rob Moon at 312.832.0220 or kerryvoterregchicago@yahoo.com. See handout (pdf)

Thursday, October 28

Kerry In Madison
Rally
Carpooling/drivers needed.
Three Departure Points:
Chicago -- Sears Parking Lot, 1824 W. Lawrence
Evanston -- DPoE HQ, 826 Custer
Oak Park -- Old Navy Parking lot, 417 N Harlem
Time:  Assemble at 7:30am. Departure at 8am.
RSVP at rallymadison@yahoo.com Mention if you have a car or need tranportation.
Print out ticket at http://johnkerry.com/madison
For more info, see Kerry in Madison

Kerry MeetUp at 7pm (final)
Find out what other Kerry supporters like yourself are doing in the Chicagoland area and how you can get more involved.

south side
Cobb Hall (U of C), 5811 S. Ellis Ave. -- sign up!
Hosts: Dan Pawlus, Tanya Baker, John Moore

bucktown / wicker park
Charleston Bar, 2076 N. Hoyne -- sign up!
Hosts: Maria Mariottini, Barbara Coleman

north side
Goose Island Brew Pub, 1800 N. Clybourn (not available)
Goose Island--BOOKED! Please attend either the Ann Sather, Charleston, or Rockwell venues. Contact Josh Lange for details (bottlroktt@yahoo.com).

north side:
Ann Sather
, 929 W. Belmont -- sign up!
Hosts: Joey, Sarah, Josh, Kathy, Leo

rogers park
Heartland Cafe, 7000 North Glenwood -- sign up!
Host: Barb

lincoln square
Rockwell's Neighborhood Grill, 4632 N. Rockwell -- sign up!
Corner of Rockwell and Eastwood, 773-509-1871, steps south of the Rockwell El Stop on the Brown Line
Hosts: AnnaLisa and Dan

evanston
Firehouse Grill, 750 N. Chicago Ave. -- sign up!
Host: robin

skokie / wilmette
Edwardo's, 9300 Skokie Blvd. -- sign up!
Host: Phylis & Jennifer

berwyn
FitzGerald's, 6615 W Roosevelt Rd.
Host: Murphy

forest park
Molly Malone's, 7652 Madison St.
Host: Katie

park ridge
Rosario's Pizza, 28 S. Fairview Ave.
Hosts: Monica and Bruce

We hope to see you at one of our meet-ups!

Saturday, October 30

Canvassing in Ohio -- Carpooling to Toledo (sign up!)
i4k Travelers
Leave Fri. or very early Sat.
We're looking for volunteers who can help out both Sat-Sun. Please e-mail Mike Kaufman. Mention if you have a car or need tranportation. Lodging possible either with local Kerry supporters or inexpensive hotel/motels.

Saturday, October 30

Halloween for Kerry
Visibility Event
12noon-4pm
Battle the spooks by passing out Kerry fliers, buttons and stickers -- downtown locations.  Meet at Kerry HQ, 57 W Grand, Chicago.
RSVP to Will Reynolds by phone (312) 832-0220 or email TennesseeWill77@yahoo.com  See also, info page

Phonebanking to Battleground States
Come help make a big difference in these battleground states from here in Illinois. Bring your cell phones if you have extra minutes to spare.
Chicago (Kerry Office): 9am-9pm 57 W. Grand, 3rd fl. Contact Mike Kaufman with questions or RSVPs
Buffalo Grove (400 lines): 11am-6pm, 1275 Barclay Blvd. (map)
Contact ILKerryVolunteers with questions or RSVPs

Canvassing in Wisconsin -- Ride the Bus for Kerry! (sign up!)
i4k Travelers
Transportation by bus provided. Carpooling/drivers also needed. Two Departure Points: Chicago (Kerry HQ, 57 W Grand) & Evanston (DPoE HQ, 826 Custer)
Two Shifts:  Buses leave at 8am & 9:30am.  Assemble 1/2 hour prior to departure.
Buses leave Wisconsin shortly after 6pm and return by 9pm.  For more information, contact NIKerryTravelers@yahoo.com. See also, Wisconsin Kerry Travelers web page.

Road Trip to Iowa - Kerryvan to Davenport (sign up!)
i4k Travelers
8am
Carpooling. Assemble at 7:30am!
Kerryvan leaves - Kerry HQ - 57 W Grand @ 8am; Leave Iowa 6pm and arrive back in Chicago 9pm
Your help is needed in Iowa. Overnighters also possible with local Kerry supporters. Please RSVP back to KerryTravelerstoIowa@yahoo.com. Please include:
1) If you are willing to drive and how many volunteers you can take.
2) Your cellular phone number for the organizer

Canvassing to Racine, WI
Outreach Wisc.
Drivers/volunteers needed! Contact Regan (reganburke@hotmail.com, 312-603-3005) for more information.

Sunday, October 31

Halloween for Kerry
Visibility Event
3pm-6pm
Battle the spooks by passing out Kerry fliers, buttons and stickers -- downtown locations.  Meet at Kerry HQ, 57 W Grand, Chicago.
RSVP to Will Reynolds by phone (312) 832-0220 or email TennesseeWill77@yahoo.com  See also, info page

Phonebanking to Battleground States
Come help make a big difference in these battleground states from here in Illinois. Bring your cell phones if you have extra minutes to spare.
Chicago (Kerry Office): 9am-9pm 57 W. Grand, 3rd fl. Contact Mike Kaufman with questions or RSVPs
Buffalo Grove (400 lines): 2pm-6pm, 1275 Barclay Blvd. (map)
Contact ILKerryVolunteers with questions or RSVPs

Canvassing in Wisconsin -- Ride the Bus for Kerry! (sign up!)
i4k Travelers
Transportation by bus provided. Carpooling/drivers also needed. Two Two Departure Points: Chicago (Kerry HQ, 57 W Grand) & Evanston (DPoE HQ, 826 Custer)
Two Shifts:  Buses leave at 8am & 9:30am.  Assemble 1/2 hour prior to departure.
Buses leave Wisconsin shortly after 6pm and return by 9pm.  For more information, contact NIKerryTravelers@yahoo.com. See also, Wisconsin Kerry Travelers web page.

Road Trip to Iowa - Kerryvan to Davenport (sign up!)
i4k Travelers
8am
Carpooling. Assemble at 7:30am!
Kerryvan leaves - Kerry HQ - 57 W Grand @ 8am; Leave Iowa 6pm and arrive back in Chicago 9pm
Your help is needed in Iowa. Overnighters also possible with local Kerry supporters. Please RSVP back to KerryTravelerstoIowa@yahoo.com. Please include:
1) If you are willing to drive and how many volunteers you can take.
2) Your cellular phone number for the organizer

Monday, November 1

Phonebanking to Battleground States
Come help make a big difference in these battleground states from here in Illinois. Bring your cell phones if you have extra minutes to spare.
Chicago (Kerry Office): 9am-9pm 57 W. Grand, 3rd fl. Contact Mike Kaufman with questions or RSVPs
Buffalo Grove (400 lines): 6pm-9pm, 1275 Barclay Blvd. (map)
Contact ILKerryVolunteers with questions or RSVPs

Canvassing in Wisconsin -- Carpooling (sign up!)
i4k Travelers
Carpooling/drivers needed.
For more information, contact NIKerryTravelers@yahoo.com. See also, Wisconsin Kerry Travelers web page.

Tuesday, November 2

Visibility at NBC TV Studio
Visibility
5am-7am
Volunteers needed to stand with signs behind NBC's Studio 4 (401 N. Michigan Avenue) during morning show.
For info, contact Karen Alexander (773/580-5794 or 773/363-3277), or Jean Sussman at Kerry Office (312/832-0220)

Phonebanking to Battleground States
Come help make a big difference in these battleground states from here in Illinois. Bring your cell phones if you have extra minutes to spare.
Chicago (Kerry Office): 8am-7pm 57 W. Grand, 3rd fl. Contact Mike Kaufman with questions or RSVPs

Canvassing in Wisconsin -- Ride the Bus for Kerry! (sign up!)
i4k Travelers
Transportation by bus provided. Carpooling/drivers also needed. Two Departure Points: Chicago (Kerry HQ, 57 W Grand) & Evanston (DPoE HQ, 826 Custer)
One Shift:  Buses leave at 8am.  Assemble 1/2 hour prior to departure.
Buses leave Wisconsin shortly after 8pm and return by 11pm.  For more information, contact NIKerryTravelers@yahoo.com. See also, Wisconsin Kerry Travelers web page.

Road Trip to Iowa - Kerryvan to Davenport (sign up!)
i4k Travelers
8am
Carpooling. Assemble at 7:30am!
Kerryvan leaves - Kerry HQ - 57 W Grand @ 8am; Leave Iowa 8pm and arrive back in Chicago 11pm
Please RSVP back to KerryTravelerstoIowa@yahoo.com. Please include:
1) If you are willing to drive and how many volunteers you can take.
2) Your cellular phone number for the organizer

Kerry Edwards Illinois 2004 Election Night Party (sign up!)
6:30pm
Holiday Inn City Centre
300 E. Ohio Street,
Chicago, IL 60611
LaSalle Ballroom I & II
For more info, call (312) 832-0220

The Kerry-Edwards 2004 Victory Party (North Suburban)
7:00 pm
Tommy Nevin's Pub
1450 Sherman Ave - (847) 869-0450
Evanaton, IL

"Free at last, Free at last, Thank God Almighty, Free at last."

"...This nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom -- and the government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth."


KERRY IN MILWAUKEE
Rally on Tues. 11/1
For more info, see:
Kerry in Milwaukee Info Page

PHONEBANK CENTRAL

i4k PHONEBANK CENTRAL
Call Battleground States
from Illinois!

-- Buffalo Grove --
Sun (10/31), 2pm-6pm
Mon (11/2), 6pm-9pm
Place: 1275 Barclay Blvd
400 lines -- largest phonebank in the nation!
Contact: ILVolunteers

- Chicago/Kerry Office -
Sun (10/31), 9am-9pm
Mon (11/1), 9am-9pm
Tue (11/2) , 7am-8pm
Place
: 57 W. Grand, 3rd Fl.
4 phone lines. Donate your cellphone minutes.
Contact: mike


i4k Trips to
Battleground States
Click on 'sign up!'
for more info:
Fri. 10/29 OH -- sign up!

Sat. 10/30 WI -- sign up!
Sat. 10/30 IA -- sign up!

Sun. 10/31 WI -- sign up!
Sun. 10/31 IA -- sign up!

Tue. 11/02 WI -- sign up!
Tue. 11/02 IA -- sign up!


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