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Tuesday, September 4, 2012

DA Upcoming Events in Geneva, 6-12 September


1) Come watch coverage of the Democratic Convention tomorrow, Thurs. Sept. 6th
2) Voter Registration Drive at American International Women's Club Open House Wed. Sept 12th
3) 3rd and Last Visit Behind the Scenes at Nuit des Bains: A special guided tour for Democrats Abroad in Geneva – Sept. 12th
4) Volunteers needed – get trained as a Voter Registration volunteer via teleconference Sun. Sept. 9th



1) Join Democrats Abroad Switzerland again this Thursday for a screening of The Daily Show, and chat up other Jon Stewart fans. Everyone is welcome. This week's shows will focus on the Democratic convention and we'll also play Elizabeth Warren's speech as delivered in Charlotte.

The event will start at 7:15 p.m., and we will begin the screening at 7:30 p.m.
Date: Thursday, 6th September 2012
Time: 7:15 p.m.
Where: Taverne de la Republique
Address: 44 Rue de Carouge, 1205 Geneva
Public transport: Tram 14 and 12 at Pont-d'Arve

Please share with your friends. All are welcome!
More information is available on our website, at: http://blog.democrats.ch
Democrats Abroad - Charlotte 2012 blog page http://www.democratsabroad.org/charlotte2012

2) Voter Registration Drive at American International Women's Club Annual Open House
Voter registration drives are continuing in and around Geneva. Next week, come by the American International Women's Club of Geneva's annual Open House to get registered to vote, meet other women from around the world, and learn about Club activities.

Date: Wednesday, 12th September 2012
Time: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Where: AIWC Club headquarters
Address: 11 Route de Chêne, 4th floor, 1207 Geneva
More info: www.aiwcgeneva.org
Public transport: Tram 12: between Stops Roches and Amandolier

Go to www.VoteFromAbroad.org before coming if you want to and bring the documents with you and we'll review them with you and make sure you got it right before you mail it!

Every vote counts!

3) The 3rd and Last Visit Behind the Scenes at Nuit des Bains: A special guided tour for Democrats Abroad in Geneva Sept. 12th
On this last tour in 2012 of the popular series, join fellow DA members, friends and lovers of art for an exclusive pre-opening guided tour of a select number of contemporary art galleries. The tour will feature American, Swiss and international artists in Geneva's Quartier des Bains the day before the crowds descend upon the galleries for the Nuit des Bains.

Date:    Wednesday September 12th, 2012
Time:    6:30 PM Cocktail and start of Tour: 
                            Blancpain Art Contemporain gallery
                            63 rue des Maraîchers, 1205 Geneva
                            Tram 15 Plainpalais or Bus 1 Ecole-Médécine
8:30 PM, Dinner, Café des Bains, 26 rue des Bains, 1205 Geneva

Participation:  Cocktail and Tour: CHF 50, with Dinner: CHF 120
**We are offering a special discount for this final tour. Bring a friend and pay CHF 70 for two people to attend the cocktail and tour or CHF 200 for two to participate in the cocktail, tour and dinner!**
RSVP: Please sign up by completing the form here http://bit.ly/NuitsSept12
All benefits will go to DA Switzerland Get Out The Vote efforts for the Obama 2012 Campaign
Your participation will be confirmed once registration is completed. Advance payment by bank transfer to UBS bank.

4) Get trained to become a Voter Registration Volunteer!
We trained a great team of volunteers in Geneva a couple weeks ago but still need more help as we put all our energy into getting Americans in Switzerland (and France voisine) registered to vote before the deadlines. For many states, this is already in early October so we urgently need you these next couple weeks! We are holding a training session via teleconference. You can dial in to the call from home using a local dial-up number or via Skype.
Date: Sunday, 9th September 2012
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Where: Teleconference
RSVP: volunteer@democrats.ch to receive the teleconference instructions and training packet.

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