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Help, donations still needed in Clark-Olsen tabloid project

We told you about Buzz Davis's project to distribute 36,000 tabloid newspapers in State Senate Dist. 14, where Fred Clark is running to replace Luther Olsen.  Here's an update.  If you can't deliver papers, a donation would be welcome.   Fr: Buzz Davis, WI Recall Task Force, 608-239-5354   Thanks to all the volunteers and donors for helping make this project a success.  We hope that in Senate District 14 Clark will beat Olsen by many votes but the race is close with Clark in the lead 47% to Olsen's 45% in the last poll released to the public.  We hope the newspaper will help many people get out and vote and vote for Clark to help him win.   1. Over 13,000 Newspapers Dropped.  Volunteers have already dropped over 13,400 newspaper at homes in Portage, Baraboo, Lake Delton, WI Dells,

Pardeeville, Wyocena and another community today.  Below you will find the schedule for the next few days.  We greatly thank all the volunteers and ask you for more help now!  We still have about 8,000 papers to drop at doors and need much help!

   2. Over 14,000 Papers Bulk Mailed.  Over 35 or so volunteers helped Tuesday afternoon to 7 PM, Wed. from 9AM -1:30PM and finished labeling, bundling, bagging and getting to mailing house 14,100 copies of the newspaper.   Most papers will hit by Fri. and a few maybe on Sat.  Thus people will have time to digest the content as they wish. And, hopefully the paper will drive folks to the polls to vote Democratic Fred Clark).   We thank all the volunteers for their efforts to get the job done quickly.   3.  Donations Gratefully Taken to Help Pay for Mailing & Printing Costs!  Here is the budget for this project:   Printing and composition of the newspaper  $3,400 Gas for all the driving for lit drop leaders          1,000 est. could be more Purchase of labels for bulk mailing                       440 Mailing house printing of labels, data management and bulk mailing                              525 Postage for bulk mailing 14,100 papers               2,750                     Est. Total Cost of Project                  $8,115   A couple of people have made personal loans totaling over $2,000 to the WI Recall Task Force Political Action Committee (PAC) to cover the costs to meet the deadlines.   #ff0000">Please consider donating to help pay for this project.  It is all individual donations.  No unions or other organizations have donated.  So it all depends on us.  Any size donations are gratefully accepted.    Please make check out for what you can afford to WI Recall Task Force PAC, %Buzz Davis, 1021 Riverview Dr., Stoughton, WI 53589.  You may also donate on the website #000000">#000000"> 


#ff0000">Start up Times Changed



Senate District 14 (Fred Clark candidate!)





DAY/DATE LOCATION                                     Onsite Anchor people


FRIDAYlocations to drop            Adam Grabski-(608)632-2141Nate Timm 608-220-0139




 SATURDAY :RIPON                    Marcia Riquelme (608)446-1446 Buzz Davis, (608)239-5354 and

SUNDAY:RIPON                           Marcia Riquelme(608) 446-1446 Nate Timm: 608-220-0139




(coordinating carpooling and updates)


TIME: 8:30am Sat., Aug. 6th and Sun., Aug. 7th


PLACE:#ff0000">Sun Prairie McDonalds' parking lot at Hwy. 19 and Hwy 151 intersection. Drive to Ripon takes about 1 hr.+ 


TROUBLE-SHOOTING BACKUP CONTACT:Marcia Riquelme 608-446-1446


Note:If you cannot help until later in a day, then call and explain situation.Then drive up to the city and contact the leader when you arrive and she/he will meet with you, give you instructions, newspapers and your map of target area.


Please notify Marcia if additional volunteers join you, she will need their phone numbers in my list for their safety and our way of making sure all check in at beginning & end of their volunteer time. Thank You!


Note: if you are having trouble contacting the onsite anchors, please call Marcia, she will keep phone with her and take care of Murphy’s Law situations (which we hope are few!)


August 5, 2011 - 10:28am