The San Ramon Valley Democratic Club's Thursday, March 22, meeting will feature a presentation by Michael Lighty, Director of Public Policy for the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United, about its "Heal America. Tax Wall Street" program to fund jobs, guaranteed healthcare, and a secure retirement for all.

The meeting will take place at the Crow Canyon Country Club, 711 Silver Lake Drive, in Danville. Social time at 6:15 p.m., dinner at 6:45 p.m., with the program at 7:15 p.m. Members and invited guests can enjoy the dinner and program for $25, non-members $30, presentation only is $5 (requested donation).

Lighty has spoken and organized throughout the country on healthcare reform, financing and delivery issues. He coordinated CNA’s campaigns for HMO patients’ bill of rights, clean money elections, and against Arnold Schwarzenegger’s effort to roll back CNA’s landmark safe staffing law. Most recently, he directed NNU’s national political program, including the “Queen Meg” effort to defeat billionaire Meg Whitman.

Please RSVP to Jim Donnelly. Mail checks, made out to Jim Donnelly, to 373 Century Circle, Danville, CA 94526. For more information, visit the club's web site.

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