2nd ODO Scholarship Competition

The Oakville Democratic Organization is again offering a Scholarship for two Oakville High School Seniors (one male and one female) for continuing education to attend a post-secondary institution.

To make the contest successful, the Oakville Democratic Organization seek to collect entries to send to the judging coordinator. Click here for a packet for applicants. Packets will also be sent to the principals and counselor department of Oakville High School.

The theme for this year scholarship is The 19th Amendment.  The writing prompt is:

The Nineteenth Amendment, giving women the right to vote, represented a revolutionary change in our constitutional system.

• What was it about the Nineteenth Amendment that constituted such a change?

• Do you believe the addition of the Nineteenth Amendment to our Constitution brought substantial change to American society?

• In your view, what additional changes should occur in our society to fulfill the promise of the Nineteenth Amendment?

Essays must be sent to the judging coordinator and postmarked by Monday, Feb. 10, 2020. Scholarship will be awarded in the amount of $250.00 Two Scholarships will be awarded – one for male student and 1 for a female student.  The contest is open to students in 12th grade from Oakville High School.

For more information on the scholarship contact Thomas S. Bamvakais (314 420-2329) tbamvakais@charter.net

December and January Meetings

Due to the holiday party in December there will not be a monthly meeting. In addition, since the first Wednesday in January is New Year’s Day, there will be no meeting in January also.

Holiday Party

Join us for our Annual Holiday Party at 6 pm on December 15th at Crusoes Restaurant & Crocs Sports Bar in Oakville Shopping Center. Food and drink will be provided. As part of our holiday tradition, we request you bring Canned goods or a cash donation for Feed My People.

15th Annual ODO Trivia Night

On Saturday, February 8th, 2020 our Club will host our 15th Annual Trivia Night at:

Teamsters Local #682
5730 Elizabeth Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63110.

Doors open at 6 pm, the game starts promptly at 7. See attached flyer for complete details.

Tables (up to 8) @ $25/person or $200/table

(Prepay table by January 20, 2020 for $175!)

ODO Octoberfest a Success

We were pleased to welcome County Executive Sam Page at our annual Octoberfest. In addition to our members, we were also pleased to host Vicki Englund, Candidate for Missouri State Treasurer and Representative Doug Beck who is running for Senator Sifton’s 1st District seat next year.

Joan Barry, Committeewoman, Sam Page, County Executive, Joe Zelle, ODO President and Bob Ford, Committeeman.

ODO Octoberfest

Come meet our 2020 candidates at ODO OctoberFest!
October 2nd at the Knights of Columbus Hall
Doors open at 6:30pm, dinner at 7pm
This is our first step in preparing for the 2020 election cycle where you can meet elected officials and candidates. This will give you an opportunity to find a candidate you want to help get elected. In addition, you will be surrounded by enthusiastic Democrats!
Sign Up to Attend Now!
The Knights of Columbus Hall is located at:7381 Telegraph Road
St. Louis, MO 63129

Show-Me Victory CASINO NIGHT

St. Charles County Central Democratic Committee
St. Louis County Central Democratic Committee

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Doors Open 6:15pm; Casino Games Play 7:00pm – 10:00pm

Appetizers and Cash (Only) Bar

The Grand Opera House
311 N. Main Street, St. Charles, MO 63301

Tickets: $35 PREPAID by October 5, 2019 Tickets: $45 October 6 – 12, 2019
Tickets $75 per person (includes Chip Package) Only 16 Spots Available
For Additional Fun, Purchase any of these “SPECIAL Chip Packages

  1. $25 BRONZE Package with $250 in “Playing Chips”
  2. $50 SILVER Package with $750 in “Playing Chips”
  3. $100 GOLD Package with $2000 in “Playing Chips”
    To Reserve Your Spot and Pay at Door:

Contact: Larry/Mary K Laughlin (314) 494-6027 or mkburns29@aol.com
Checks Payable to: “Show-Me Eastern MO Democrats, LLC
Please mail to : 1729 Forest Trace Dr., O’Fallon MO 63368

First Oakville Democrat Organization Scholarship Winners

On Wednesday, May 22, 2019 the First Oakville Democrat Organization Scholarship program awarded two winners, Meredith Bayer and Madison Hassler both of Oakville. 

Seniors from Oakville High School were invited to participate in the scholarship program. Entrants were asked to provide details of grade averages, coursework and intended course of study, colleges applied to/accepted at and other activities such as clubs, community involvement, and extracurricular activities.

left to right: Bob Ford; Denise, Tim, and Meredith Bayer; Madison and Peggy Hassler; Joan Barry
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