1: REMINDER! BE AT THE FIRST ERA PRESS CONFERENCE IN TEN YEARS:
WHEN: Tues. Oct 18 , 5 pm [is NOT Columbus Day!]
WHERE: Tallahassee OLD Capitol, FRONT steps, facing Appalachee Hwy
WHO: Given by YOUR ERA BILL SPONSORS—SCR 180, Sen. Nan Rich; HCR 8003 ! MEET n Greet! Everyone ERA is COMING! Meet with YOUR friends and the MEDIA! HEAR the bill co-sponsors, your colleagues, legendary ERA influencers~! MUST get LEADERSHIP'S attn. to the ERA bills FOR A HEARING 2012! Need YOU and all your friends you can pack into your car. Some $ to defray gas and overnite, if necessary. Prefer RSVP now: 727 393 0932 or Sandyo@PassERA.org but COME .
2. PLEASE START CALLING THESE 4 right NOW to PUSH FOR ERA HEARINGS 2012. Clog their phones for a week like last time:
The Chairs of the first committees for the bills are:
The Legislative Leadership is:
AND the Senate President Haridopolos—District, 321 752-33131 (850 487-5056),
The Speaker of the House Cannon—Dist, 407 623-5740 (850 488-2742)
SAY: "For 10 years 88% of constituents have said-- HOLD HEARINGS on SCR 180 and HCR 8003. JUST DO IT THIS JANUARY!"
START NOW and CLOG phones thru January 2012 Session PLEASE!
3. Big APPLAUSE for the ERA stalwarts and helpers speaking ERA across Florida before their county's Florida legislators. THANK you! They do it for ALL OF US.
ALACHUA: Jean Chalmers, Nancy Smith
BAY: Kathy Lopez
BREVARD: Beth McMillen; Laura Fausone ; Susan McNeil
BROWARD: Andrea McKinnon, Petey Kaletta
CHARLOTTE: Rosemary Hagen; Marie Rust
CITRUS: Rose O'Dell
COLLIER: Mickey Gargan
DUVAL: Dianne Larson (Chair of the new ERAnow.us in Jacksonville, luncheon Nov. 18)
FLAGLER: Sandi Forsythe, Mary Ann Clark
HERNANDO: Lisa Holloway
HIGHLANDS: Paula House; Maureen McKenna
HILLSBOROUGH: Jocelyn Andersen
LEVY: Jacqueline Gilreath
MANATEE: Sarah Meaker; Jo Williams
MARION: Joyce Blake
MARTIN: Barbara Roberts
MIAMI: Laura Morilla
ORANGE: Nancy Jacobson
OSCEOLA: Patti Loeding
PALM BEACH: JCaputi, Renata Bozzotto
PASCO: Sandi Harrison
PINELLAS: Peggy Goodall; Elaine Granaluff
PUTNAM: Rosemary Anderson
*ST JOHNS: Still Looking for a Spkr now ;Gerry Linton; Annette Capella
ST LUCIE: Patti Tobin
SARASOTA: Don Blair; Tina Steele
SEMINOLE: Mary-Elizabeth McIlvane
SUMTER: Sue Michelson
TAYLOR: Diane Whitfield
4. OTHER STUFF you don't know:
a. Your ERA and Virginia state's ERA NOW Pres., Diane Egozcue gave an ERA Workshop at National NOW's annual Conference in Tampa. VIRGINIA ALMOST PASSED ERA THIS YEAR! NOMAS was there, too—great guys.
b. REMINDER : Jacksonville's new ERAnow.us INVITING YOU to an ERA low-cost Luncheon NOVEMBER 18 (incorrect date given previously). RSVP 727 393 0932.
"We Don't Fool Around for ERA! NEITHER SHOULD YOU."
Thanks for the ERA work you do.
Wife and mom www.2PassERA.org
Sandy Oestreich, founder-president of Equal Rights Alliance Inc, and ERA Education Inc.
Prof. Emerita, Adelphi U., NY
Fmr. elected official
Co-author, internationally distributed pharmacology reference texts
Biographied in Feminists Who Changed America