Return to Meeting in Person in June
We will return to meeting in person for the June meeting, at Rudy's Grill and Cantina on Grant Road.. The May meeting will continue to be on Zoom. We will continue to meet on the third Monday of the month.
Cy-Tom Book Club
The Cy-Tom Dems book club, meeting quarterly for more than a decade now, will have its summer get together on Sunday, June 26th from 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
It will be in person at a home in our area.
But...we need to vote on our book selection! Please respond to Jennifer Lorenz at: ALorenz@sbcglobal.net with your top choice.
We'll share the chosen book on Monday, May 9th, on our website and on Facebook so please vote no later than noon that day!
Here's the 3 to choose from:
"I Never Thought of It That Way"
"Confronting Climate Gridlock"
Letter Writing for Beto - Recurring Event
Please join us as our CyTomDems Club joins in the letter writing campaign to Get Out the Vote for Beto--targeting Dem voters! Our next one, on Zoom, will be Wednesday, May 11, 6:00 - 7:00 pm. Register here.
Letters are provided after you sign up, to print out beforehand (with addresses);
-- and then we write 20 letters in one hour (with templates!)
Bring your envelopes, and stamps and snacks!--and we make an easy, great contribution with our fellow Dems on zoom---rockin' and connecting for a Great Cause to GOTV and Turn Texas Blue!
Monthly Phone Bank - Recurring Event
We will be participating in a Monthly Phone Bank (with Harris County) on the 4th Sunday of each month. Please join us on May 22, 3:00 - 5:00 pm. The sign up zoom is here
Join us on Zoom to reach out to targeted Democrats in our area, in order to gather information on their commitment to vote!
When we make volume calls, it gives Harris County important data for how to continue to target work for Getting Out the Vote--the more calls, the better the statistics! It works--and is especially fun when we do it together!
Volunteer Cy-Tom TECH Support Needed!!!!!
We need 2-3 volunteers to research how our monthly meeting can reach both in-person and remote attendees. Hybrid equipment and Facebook or YouTube livestreams are possible tech options.
Please email Cytomdems@yahoo.com if you can help!
CyTom Dems supporting "Texas College Democrats"
We hosted a table at this event with its amazing local, state and congressional leader speakers. And keynote...Beto! These kids are rocking the world and are engaged in our statewide communities!
Thank you Charlene for organizing and Doris, Shaheen, Susan, Dee, Robert and Sue for assembling hundreds of goodie bags and coming out to University of Houston all day!
Thanks to Linette, Alice, Debbie, Vernita,, Lynda Olga and Gloria and Eve for contributions and assembly!
Be the Change! Help to Register Voters
The Cypress-Tomball Volunteer Deputy Voter Registrars need your help!
We will be organizing voter registration events throughout the summer and fall. A few
ways you can help:
Become a Deputy Voter Registrar! The training is easy and may be completed
online. Register here.
Think about the groups, events, and community organizations you’re involved
with—would any of them be willing to allow voter registration this summer or
fall? For example, a church festival, Juneteenth celebration, Pride event,
Independence Day celebration, or food pantry distribution? If so, please contact
Eve, CyTomVDVR@gmail.com with your suggestion!
Do you live in an apartment building that might allow voter information to be
Do you know any young people (high school, college) that are looking for
Please contact Eve, CyTomVDVR@gmail.com to volunteer or to suggest any upcoming events that might welcome our CyTom Deputy Voter Registration team to distribute voting information and register voters.
CyTom 2nd Annual Tailgate
We met at Rudy's Grilll and Cantina to collect dry food donations for community food pantries.
Giving to the Community
Bob Mahan, Treaurer of Cypress-Tomball Democrats presenting Janet Ryan, Director of Development at Cypress Assistance Ministries, a check for $400 and a $25 gift card from Cypress-Tomball Democrats. Thanks to our members for contributing to help our community during the Christmas season.
Our annual Cypress-Tomball Democrats' Holiday Party was held during our December Zoom Meeting, Our Holiday meal was prepared by Rudy’s Grill & Cantina. Delicious pickup meals were free for all paid members. Non-members were also welcome to join and pay for a meal if they chose.
Community Outreach Activity for CYFair Helping Hands
Here are pictures of our CyTom Dems donation to CyFair Helping Hands fundraiser/silent auction. Members donated $500 towards this community outreach project!
Volunteers Assisted at Cypress Assistance Misistries Thirift Shop
CyTom Democrats volunteered at Angel’s Attic, Cypress Assistance Ministries thrift store in 7/31/2021. Cy Tom Dems are actively engaged in improving our community through our outreach activities!
Law Enforcement Appreciation
As part of our continuing Community Outreach, CyTom Democrats & Precinct Chairs from Sections 1 & 2 North provided a variety of treats, t-shirts, hand sanitizer & other items for over 100 Law Enforcement Officers from the Harris County Sheriff's Department, District 5 for Law Enforcement Appreciation Week.