DENTON LULAC COUNCIL #4366 & NAACP JOINT CANDIDATE FORUM

12 Apr

The Denton LULAC Council #4366 and Denton NAACP will co-host a primary election Candidate Forum at Denton City Hall, 215 E. Mckinney Street, Denton, Texas. The forum will be held on April 23, 2016 beginning at 9 AM with a meet and greet, with the forum beginning promptly at 9:30 AM. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend. Over the two hour period each of the candidates will answer questions from each organization as well as the audience. The forum will conclude with the candidates closing remarks.
Candidates will be vying for City Council seats representing Place 5 and Place 6, at large positions, along with Mayor Chris Watts, who is running unopposed.
Candidates for Place 6 include incumbent councilmember Greg Johnson, 47, a commercial real estate broker, and Sara Bagheri, 34, a longtime resident and local attorney.
Candidates for Place 5 include incumbent Dalton Gregory, 64, a retired elementary school principal, Deborah Armintor, 42, an English professor at the University of North Texas; Mike Cheves, 46, a management consultant; Sam Ortiz, 38, an industrial waste control officer; and Will Wooten, 31, a data analyst.

EARLY Voting Dates and Times:
April 25 – 30   Monday – Saturday   8am – 5pm
May 2-3     Monday – Tuesday       7am – 7pmevc_button1


ELECTION DAY: MAY 7, 2016  7AM-7PM

To find your voting site on Election Day, please go to:
www.votedenton.com

Or call: 940-349-3200

 

 

 

Adiós, Salon on the Hill

26 Mar

 

DENTON LULAC COUNCIL #4366 & NAACP JOINT CANDIDATE FORUM

12 Apr

The Denton LULAC Council #4366 and Denton NAACP will co-host a primary election Candidate Forum at Denton City Hall, 215 E. Mckinney Street, Denton, Texas. The forum will be held on April 23, 2016 beginning at 9 AM with a meet and greet, with the forum beginning promptly at 9:30 AM. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend. Over the two hour period each of the candidates will answer questions from each organization as well as the audience. The forum will conclude with the candidates closing remarks.
Candidates will be vying for City Council seats representing Place 5 and Place 6, at large positions, along with Mayor Chris Watts, who is running unopposed.
Candidates for Place 6 include incumbent councilmember Greg Johnson, 47, a commercial real estate broker, and Sara Bagheri, 34, a longtime resident and local attorney.
Candidates for Place 5 include incumbent Dalton Gregory, 64, a retired elementary school principal, Deborah Armintor, 42, an English professor at the University of North Texas; Mike Cheves, 46, a management consultant; Sam Ortiz, 38, an industrial waste control officer; and Will Wooten, 31, a data analyst.

EARLY Voting Dates and Times:
April 25 – 30   Monday – Saturday   8am – 5pm
May 2-3     Monday – Tuesday       7am – 7pmevc_button1


ELECTION DAY: MAY 7, 2016  7AM-7PM

To find your voting site on Election Day, please go to:
www.votedenton.com

Or call: 940-349-3200

 

 

 

Adiós, Salon on the Hill

26 Mar

 

March Monthly Meeting moved to Monday, Mar. 21, 6:30PM

20 Mar

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Denton Senior Center
509 N. Bell
Denton, Texas

The 2016-2018 Ford Driving Dreams Grants RFP is Now Open!

15 Mar

The 2016-2018 Ford Driving Dreams Grants RFP is Now Open!

2016-2018 Ford Driving Dreams Grants RFP
The Ford Driving Dreams Grants program, a collaboration of Ford Motor Company Fund and LULAC Institute, Inc., will award seed grants through this Request for Proposals (RFP) to selected LULAC Councils and their partner organizations to address factors outside of high school classrooms that influence Latino graduation rates and education equity across the United States. We invite all LULAC Councils across the country to apply; however, special consideration will be given to STEAM programs and 2016 target areas such as California, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, Texas, Virginia, and Washington, D.C.

Deadline to apply is 5 p.m. ET, Monday, March 21, 2016.

Click here to learn more about the RFP process.

Guest Lecture on José Antonio Navarro

7 Mar

Denton LULAC Council 4366
cordially  invites you
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Presented by Jaime Bare
Archivist at the Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library at the Alamo

Thursday, March 10
6:00 PM 
Denton Courthouse-on-the-Square

 

On Thursday March 10th at 6 PM, Jaime Bare will present a biographical account of Jose Antonio Navarro, a prominent figure in Texas History, at the Courthouse-on-the-Square. Her lecture will also highlight other prominent Tejanos of Navarro’s generation, including Jose Francisco Ruiz and Antonio Menchaca. Jaime Bare will discuss Navarro’s role in the Revolution and Republic of Texas, including the Declaration of Independence and later the Texas Constitution. She will also discuss the resources for Tejano and Canary Islander history that are housed at the Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library in San Antonio, Texas.
Jaime Bare is a public historian and Certified Archivist who is currently the archivist at the Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library at the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas. She has an MA in Public History as well as BAs in History and Anthropology. She is a native born Texan who grew up in the Rio Grande Valley, which she considers a unique place with its own border history and culture that make it a region distinct from anywhere else in Texas. She has a passion for Texas history and is particularly interested in exploring how public memory-making played into the cultural and ethnic development of South Texas in the nineteenth century.

All exhibits and lectures are free and open to the public. The courthouse has handicapped parking and accessibility through the north entrance. The Denton County Courthouse-on-the-Square is located at 110 W. Hickory in Denton, TX.

 

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