Monday, August 25, 2008

Convention Watch parties in Shreveport

The Democratic National Convention kicked off today in Denver, Colorado - check out CNN and the cable news channels for coverage of Michelle Obama's and Nancy Pelosi's speeches tonight. CSPAN has day-long coverage of the convention.

This Thursday, August 28, Barack Obama will officially accept the nomination of the Democratic Party at 9:00 pm. Joe Biden will appear beforehand and accept the candidacy for Vice President. Supporters in the Shreveport-Bossier area are coming together to watch this historic speech in several spots throughout the cities. Check out the links below to RSVP to any one of these events!

Shreveport convention watch parties:

Southern University, 7:00 pm

Lisa Nolen has organized this event for Ark-La-Tex supporters to gather at the Student Activity Center at Southern U to watch Obama's acceptance speech.

Location: Johnny L. Vance Student Activity Center, 3050 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive, Southern University at Shreveport

Contact: 318-210-7662,

Sign up to attend and get directions here.

Louisiana Democratic Coordinated Campaign, 7:00 pm

Frances Kelley has organized this party on behalf of the Louisiana Democratic Coordinated Campaign at the Critchers' house.

Location: 817 Ontario Street, off of Line Avenue between Betty Virginia Park and South Highlands Elementary School

Contact: 318-780-4138

Sign up to attend this event on the Obama website or the MoveOn website.

Change Watchers, 7:00 pm

Sharron Jarmon is hosting an informal get-together for the nomination speech at the Walker/Jarmon home. Max 10 attendees.

Location: 9440 Primrose Lane

Sign up to attend and get directions here.

"Yes We Can" party, 7:30 pm

Orlisa Johnson is organizing her convention watch party through Max 20 attendees.

Location: 1833 Christopher Glen Drive, off of Russell Road

Sign up to attend and get directions here.

Bossier convention watch parties:

Bossier for Obama, 8:00 pm

Kim Brabham welcomes friends and fellow Democrats into her home to watch Thursday night's events. Max 10 attendees.

Location: 42 Waterbury Drive

Contact: 318-560-3513

Sign up to attend here.


If you attend one of these events, PLEASE share your stories and photos with this blog! Email

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