Saturday, January 06, 2018

CCDL - January Meeting, Anniversary Dinner, Update

CCDL Members Update
2017 was a growth year for CCDL. Our organization and its 30,000 members were involved in legislative matters at the state and local level, as well as many exciting group events.

This year CCDL has tried to make sure that our members have had every opportunity to participate and help us preserve our 2nd Amendment rights at numerous levels.

CCDL has put together a retrospective look at many of the things we have done as an organization to show how engaged we are.

We hope that if you have not attended a member meeting or one of our other events, that you do so this year. We would love to have you join us and help defend your 2nd Amendment rights in 2018!
Here is a “look back” at 2017 - link

 Upcoming Meeting - January 9th

CCDL holds its monthly general membership meeting at 7:00pm on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at the Elks Lodge in Middletown, CT. All CCDL members are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Meeting Agenda:

  • Executive and Committee reports
  • Candidate for Governor, Tim Herbst
  • 2018 Legislative Workshop
  • Discussion on state elections 2018
  • National Reciprocity discussion
  • Letter writing campaign
Avoid the wait and shipping fees! The full selection of CCDL merchandise is always for sale at our meetings, including many items not sold on our website.

Guest Speaker
Candidate for Governor - Timothy Herbst

The State-wide races are heating up with the new year. Trumbull's First Selectman will be on hand to introduce himself and answer 2A related questions.

CCDL Legislative Workshops for 2018
At our January meeting we will be conducting our inhouse yearly Legislative Workshop. CCDL invites all that are interested in preserving our 2nd Amendment rights in Connecticut to this FREE workshop. This workshop is designed to educate gun owners about legislative action. We also have another workshop slated for January 18th in Suffield, and one on January 20th in Guilford. More workshops to follow! Topics will include:

  • Learn about the legislative process and any pending gun bills
  • Tips for communicating with your legislators
  • How to prepare written testimony
  • How to submit your testimony
  • How to testify at a public hearing effectively
  • How to track gun bills
  • How to become proactive and vigilant
Anniversary Dinner
Come celebrate our anniversary at the 9th Annual CCDL dinner, to be held February 10, 2018 at the Aquaturf Club in Plantsville. Relax, enjoy a meal, and share a well deserved night out.

Tickets may be purchased at our monthly meeting or online, and you must show your ticket at the door to gain entry. Tickets are $57 per person when ordered online in our web store. Tickets ordered online will not be shipped. They will be held at the door under the name used to order them.

Dinner will be buffet style, salad and cheese tables are on the menu as well. This event is 4pm-9pm, with dinner to start at 5:30. We will have some speakers, but not TOO many! This is a night to sit back and enjoy a well deserved meal. Bring some cash for raffle tickets and the bar! All lawful forms of carry are permitted and encouraged, but remember the Aquaturf does serve alcohol. Please carry (and drink) responsibly.

The Aquaturf is located at 556 Mulberry st, Plantsville CT, 06479. Their phone number is 860-621-9335.
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New Merchandise
SWEATSHIRTS have arrived in our E-Shop on the website....crew neck, pullover hoodie and zip-up hoodies are now available. Orders will be placed on a monthly basis with our vendor and once the order is complete and received by CCDL, they will be shipped. These are a pre-order online item only due to storage space.
Featured Sponsor: Proactive Self Defense

Next Meeting January 9th, 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Join us in Middletown for our next monthly meeting. This meeting is open to all Members! As usual, we will be collecting canned goods/non-perishables at our meetings. 
The Connecticut Citizens Defense League strives for hands on activism from our members. We want an organization for us all to be proud of as we put forth effort to fight for our 2nd Amendment rights in our beautiful State. See you there!
Location : Middletown Elks Lodge 771
44 Maynard St
Middletown, CT 06457
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