Category Archives: Club News

November meeting information

Our next meeting will be Wednesday November 8 at 6:30 at Monte Vista Village lounge. The address is 2211 Massachusetts Ave. Lemon Grove 91945.

Our guest speaker will be Dave Myers, Candidate for San Diego Sheriff. We hope to see you there!


October 11 meeting of the SVLG Democratic Club

Hello to the members and friends of the Spring Valley Lemon Grove Democratic Club,

Our next meeting will be on Wednesday October 11 at 6:30 at Monte Vista Village located at 2211 Massachusetts Ave. Lemon Grove. This will be a business and planning meeting to discuss up-coming events, plans for the next election cycle and leadership opportunities. All members and guests are welcome to join us in planning for the future!

SVLG Democratic club meeting and other Sept events

Spring Valley Lemon Grove Democratic Club Meeting

Our next meeting will be Wednesday September 13 at 6:30 at Monte Vista Village lounge. The address is 2211 Massachusetts Ave. Lemon Grove 91945.

Our guest speaker will be Dr. Willie Brown, Chairman of the Board, BAPAC San Diego. We hope to see you there!

Blue Skies over East County Fundraiser

Saturday September 9 at 7pm

We’re launching our East Area Fundraiser on Saturday, September 9th to raise money for local candidates and spread awareness about issues impacting San Diegans across East County. Join us for a glass of bubbly and stay to learn more about new campaigns popping up to challenge the Trump agenda. Your contribution will help us elect progressive local candidates, increase our coverage of grassroots outreach, and eventually help us establish a field office in East County.

Location: Private Residence – Emailed after Ticket Confirmation

General Admission: $75, $80 at the door

Sponsorship Levels:

Presidential $1000; Gubernatorial $500; Senatorial $150

Please contact our East Area Vice Chair, J. Eric Hereford, for further information about sponsorship:

(619) 995-0234 or email eastvc

Lemon Grove Park Beautification

Volunteers will give City parks extra TLC

“I Love A Clean San Diego” and the City of Lemon Grove are co-sponsoring the Lemon Grove Park Beautification and Clean-Up Event at Lemon Grove Park on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017. Join in the fun and participate in your choice of park beautification activities from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Event registration will begin at 8:30 a.m.

Volunteers are needed for park beautification projects that will include painting, placement of mulch for landscaping and fiber on the playground, installation of a new vinyl screen for the gazebo and trash pick-up in and around the park.

The projects are being brought to our community through “I Love A Clean San Diego,” the 2017 Keep America Beautiful and Lowe’s Community Partner Grants. Funding from our partners will help involve our community with park beautification projects that promote healthy living and recreation in Lemon Grove.

Additional beautification events are also being planned for Civic Center Park and Berry Street Park. For questions or to RSVP to volunteer, call mtamimi.

RSVP to SVLG summer party

There will not be a regular meeting in August, however we hope you can join us for our a BBQ on Saturday, August 26, 5:30-7:30, at the home of John and Jennifer Mendoza, 7066 San Miguel Avenue, Lemon Grove. John and Jennifer will provide drinks, burgers and veggie burgers. Please feel free to bring a side dish, salad or desert to share. Please RSVP to jennifermendozalg.

We will get a chance to meet a few of our local elected officials and candidates. We will also help our club president, George Gastil, celebrate his 54th birthday.

We hope you can join us for a nice summer evening!

Pride Parade with SVLG Democratic Club July 15

Join us to march with San Diego Democrats for Equality in the San Diego Pride parade next Saturday, July 15. The staging area will be at the Hillcrest DMV on Normal Avenue, just down the street from the Pride Flagpole. Please be there by 10:30. The parade steps off at 11:00. See you there!

Correction: next meeting is June 14

Sorry for the incorrect date!
Our next meeting will be on Wednesday June 14 at 6:30 pm in the lounge at Monte Vista Village, 2211 Massachusetts Ave, Lemon Grove, CA 91945. You can park in the driveway or on the street.

Our speaker for June 12 will be Jose Caballero, President of the San Diego Progressive Democratic Club. Jose will be talking about his club’s vision for building a stronger and more unified party at the local and state levels. Many of us also know Jose from his inspiring campaign for San Diego City Council, District 7, last year.

Jose will also share his observations on the recent California Democratic Party Convention. Several of our club members also participated in the Convention, and we will get to hear about their experiences.