June 2nd Meeting Recap

Here are a few important notes from our most recent Member Meeting at Kelcy's...


Kathy Kneer shared a moving poem written Amanda Gorman in response to the most recent spate of gun violence. Take a moment to read it here...


Linda Hartman shared information on the upcoming March For Our Lives rally here in Tehachapi...

  • Upwards of 350 satellite marches and demonstrations will take place nationwide on Saturday June 11th

  • A rally will be held here in Tehachapi on the 11th from 12PM-2PM at the corner of Tucker and Valley

  • Our rally will be the only one held in Kern County

Nancy Franklin spoke about her participation as a poll worker in the upcoming June 6th election, and what to expect at the polls…

  • We are always in need of more poll workers. Learn more and sign up here!

  • In-person voting sites will feature accessible voting machines to accommodate those with disabilities, day-of voter registration, and drop boxes for mail-in ballots

A few quick updates on where we stand in the fight to protect Roe v. Wade…

  • The current Supreme Court session concludes at the end of June

  • States that have enacted “trigger laws” will implement the Supreme Court ruling immediately

  • California has codified abortion rights in our State Constitution, but if the court deems abortion to be “fetal homicide”, abortion will be illegal even here

  • It’s important to remember to keep discussions or disagreements about this topic dignified and respectful

We voted to elect our club officials. Here are the results…

  • President: Kathy Kneer

  • Vice President: Mari Goodman

  • Treasurer: Tina Coxton

  • Secretary: Matt Battaglia

  • Trustee 1: Anita Prichard

  • Trustee 2: Carol Rush

  • Trustee 3: Kimberly Hunter

REMINDERS!

  • Attend the PRIDE rally June 26th at the Starbucks on the corner of Red Apple and Tucker (9AM-1PM)

  • TMDC membership renewals are due by July 1st

  • Our annual Summer Picnic is July 23rd at Phillip Marx Park (Time TBD)

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