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September, 2020

Dear Fellow Democrat:

Your friends and neighbors of the Democratic Town Committee in Old Saybrook (OSDTC) are gearing up for this November and the most critical election of our lifetime.

The challenges before our country are daunting.  We confront the consequences of a dreadful pandemic, economic upheaval, income disparity and persistent racism.  The Trump administration and the GOP have initiated a litany of affronts to our Constitution, the institutions of our democracy, and the rule of law.

We must stand together to take back the White House AND elect a team of leaders at federal, state and local levels to ensure the integrity of our government.  We need your help. In the past we have been substantially outspent by Old Saybrook Republicans.  We must expand our local presence in social media, mail and other print venues to deliver our important message.

Please stand with us to fight for our democracy by making your contribution to enable us to make November 3rd, 2020 a landmark BLUE year.  Any amount will help.  Please do what you can. The stakes are incredibly high.

Of course, we welcome enthusiastic volunteers to help make our case.

Thank you very much for your help.

Your neighbors of the OSDTC


There are two ways to donate:

1.  Click on the blue “donate” button on the upper right, complete the donor information form, and provide credit card payment information.

2.  Mail the required Donor Information Form  (go to Menu-Forms- OSDTC SEEC DONATION FORM) and your check of ____$20 ____$50 _____$70  _____$100  _____$250  Other  $_____  to:

Old Saybrook Democratic Town Committee  

PO Box 281, Old Saybrook, CT 06475


Paid for by the OSDTC.  Donald Brodeur, Treasurer


Volunteers needed:  The OSDTC is seeking Registered Democrats to serve on the Town Committee, as well as on other Old Saybrook Boards and Commissions.


We are asking our DTC members to actively reach out to registered Democrats and are encouraging citizens of our minority communities to join us.  We recently had a vacancy occur on the Police Commission ,and we will be looking for candidates to fill that position in the 2021 Municipal election.


In view of the recent attention to concerns regarding inclusion of minority populations, starting with “Black Lives Matter”we are encouraging all Democrats to join us  and make our party stronger by focusing on equality, inclusivity, and diversity.


John J. O’Brien, Chairman, Old Saybrook Democratic Town Committee


Contact John O’Brien for more information on how you can volunteer!

Email address:


Welcome New Executive Board and Nominating Committee


Congratulations to

Our New Executive Board

John O’Brien – OSDTC Chairman

Wendy Gesick- Vice Chairwoman

Nancy Walsh- Secretary

Donald Brodeur-Treasurer

C. Marston Ladd – Deputy Treasurer

Daniel Welch-At Large

Karen Prendergast-At Large

Matt Pugliese – Ex Officio

Our Nominating Committee

Colin Heffernan – Chairman

Lynn Dallas

Mary Kennedy

Carol Manning

Dorothy O’Nell

Steven Pernal

Dennis Tulmieri