Democratic Party of Door County monthly meeting.
Thursday, January 23 2014 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Come one, come all to the meet Mary Burke, the
only currently declared Democratic candidate for
Governor. She will be the speaker at the January
23rd Democratic Party of Door County monthly
As director of strategic planning at Trek
Bicycle, started by her father, she built Trek into a
company with nearly 1,000 employees, a payroll
of $50 million, and annual purchasing over $40
million in goods and services from other
Ms. Burke served as Secretary of the WI
Dep’t of Commerce in the Doyle administration,
attracting new business to Wisconsin and
helping small businesses to start and grow. Her
efforts led to 84,000 more Wisconsin jobs than
there are today.
She has a strong commitment to education, founding a public-private
partnership between the schools and community to help close the achievement
gap. The program resulted in 80% of participants attending 2 or 4 year colleges.
Inspired by the success of the program, she ran for and won a seat on the
Madison School Board.
All are invited to hear her vision for Wisconsin as she strives to bring jobs and
opportunity to Wisconsin families, The meeting is Thursday, January 23 from 7 to 8:30PM in the Sturgeon Bay Library, lower Level