Upcoming September Events

Johnston Area Democrats Annual Picnic — Sunday, September 8, 3pm-6pm, Terra Park, 6300 Pioneer Pkwy, Johnston, 50131

Rhonda Martin and State Representative Karin Derry are among the speakers at the Johnston Area Democrats picnic. Other speakers include Senate Minority Leader Janet Petersen, State Representative Todd Prichard, State Auditor Rob Sand, and U.S. Senate candidates Kimberly Graham, Theresa Greenfield, and Eddie Mauro. Meat is provided; bring a dish to share and a lawn chair. Live music by Randy Burk & Nate Runkle.

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2196663313786092/

Have a Kicking Good Time in Johnston: Rhonda Martin for Iowa Senate Kickoff Event — Thursday, September 12, 5:30-7:30pm, Greenbriar Restaurant & Bar, 5810 Merle Hay Rd, Johnston, 50131

Rhonda Martin has kicked off her boot and is ready to run for the District 20 Iowa Senate seat. Please join us on September 12 to support Rhonda as she kicks off her campaign. Be ready to have a kicking good time.

Suggested donation: $50 (get TICKETS here). Greenbriar appetizers and a drink are included. A raffle and a wine pull are planned along with lots of Fun, Fun, Fun!

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/661881004290514/. Paid for by Friends of Rhonda Martin

Johnston Homecoming Parade — Thursday, September 19, 5:30pm

Join Rhonda Martin, Rep. Karin Derry, and the Johnston Area Democrats in the homecoming parade! We will line up between 5:00-5:30 PM behind Hy-Vee on Greendale Road. Ask about the “black zone”. The parade will begin at 6:00 PM on Greendale Road and proceed south to Pioneer Parkway, then travel northwest along Pioneer Parkway and end at the Johnston Middle School.

Educating Rhonda luncheon, August 10

Rhonda is holding her first Educating Rhonda luncheon on Saturday, August 10 at Trostel’s Greenbrier in Johnston from 11:30am to 1:00pm, with special guests, House Representative Karin Derry and retired Associate Executive Director of the ISEA Randy Richardson.

We will hear about how the 2017 changes in collective bargaining are impacting teacher negotiations, as well as hear about legislation still on the table for the next legislative session in 2020.

Finally, Rhonda hopes to hear from educators about what are the biggest challenges they face in today’s classroom and any ideas or innovations that might help them be successful.

The cost of the lunch is $20 and it includes a beverage.

RSVP to: friendsofrhondamartin@gmail.com or call: (515) 326-2675

Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1054211224969303/

Urbandale 4th of July Parade

Walk with Rhonda!

Thursday, July 4, 9am-12noon
Roseland Dr, Urbandale 50322

Walk with Rhonda Martin for Iowa Senate in the Urbandale 4th of July Parade. The parade starts at 10:00 am on July 4. We will gather about an hour before on Roseland Drive east of 72nd Street in Urbandale. Our parade spot is #79. Rhonda will unveil her campaign t-shirt design and have her new shirts on hand. Join the excitement and celebrate America!

Rhonda in Green Days parade

Urbandale Area Democrats July Meeting

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at 6 PM – 8 PM

Cozy Cafe Johnston, 8385 Birchwood Ct, Johnston, Iowa 50131

Meet Senate District 20 Candidate Rhonda Martin

Rhonda will be speaking at the Urbandale Area Democrats monthly meeting in July. The meeting at the Cozy Cafe Johnston runs from 6:00 to 8:00pm. Rhonda’s talk will be at around 6:30pm. Join Us!