Glynn Dems Community Meeting

The Glynn Dems will be kicking off the 2024 Community Meeting Calendar on Monday, January 22nd at 6:30. Our guest speaker will be Christopher Channell, Director of the Glynn County Board of elections and Registration. Director Channell will speak about, among other things, the changes that will be taking place regarding election here in Glynn County.

The Community Meeting will be held at the Glynn Dems Headquarters at 1919 Glynn Ave #7 at 6:30PM immediately after the Glynn Count Dems County Committee Meeting. We are looking forward to seeing you there. Light refreshments will be served.

22nd Annual MLK Breakfast.

The 22nd annual Martin Luther King, Jr. breakfast was held on Jan 12, 2024 at the Greater Works Faith Complex in Brunswick, GA. The event was sponsored by the Coastal Georgia Area Community Action Authority, Inc , whose mission it is to “promote self-sufficiency and will strive to improve the quality of life of families through education, training, comprehensive services and advocacy”.

Pastor Abra Lattany-Reed was the presider.

The list of speakers were:

Invocation – Rabbi Rachael Bregman, Temple Beth Tefilloh

Presentation of Colors – Brunswick Police Department Honor Guard

National Anthem – Glynn Academy Chorus

Welcome – Lisa James, Board Chair CGACAA

Greetings – Cosby Johnson, Mayor of Brunswick, GA Walter Rafolski, Vice-Chair Glynn County Board of Commissioners Donna Davis, Chair-Elect Brunswick-Golden Isles Chamber of Commerce Sharon Blue-Lee, President, Brunswick Chapter of the NAACP

Introduction of Speaker – Ms. Jamya Cash, Brunswick High School

Keynote Speaker – Senator Derrik Mallow, Senate District 2

Closing Remarks– Tres Hamilton, CEO Community Action

Closing Prayer and Dismissal– Rabbi Rachael Bregman

Glynn Dems. Audrey Gibbons, Olga McKenzie(Chair),Rich Selzer,Dr. Regina Johnson and Tim McDermott(Secretary).

January 2024 Democratic Women’s Luncheon

The GlynnDems 2024 Luncheon schedule started with and event at the First United Methodist Church in Brunswick. Our guest speaker was former state senator and 2022 Democratic candidate for Attorney General.  Jordan encouraged Glynn County democrats to keep up the great momentum they’d demonstrated in the last election cycles. In addition she spoke to how it is necessary for Democrats to get the word out themselves, not just respond to Republican claims. Each of the Glynn Dems Committee members in attendance the audience with issue pertinent to their board responsibilites.

Olga McKenzie, Chair spoke of upcoming events and plans to have the Glynn Dems office open more.

Richard Ingalls, First Vice Chair, in charge of Candidate recruitment spoke to the importance of serving your community.

Vicki Greene, Second Vice Chair reminded those in attendance that the luncheons are a great way to get the word out and that the next luncheon will be at Halyards on SSI on Feb 8, 2024. Speaker for that event not yet announced.

Tim McDermott, Secretary, mentioned the importance that everyone has subscribed to our mailing list as that is one our main sources of disseminating information.

Heath Holdsworth, Treasurer, remind everyone that the Glynn Dems are self funded and Memberships help us keep our office open. Also there is an option for sustaining donations as well at :

Jen Jordan Addresses the audience.
Full house at the FUMC.
Glynn Dems Committee in attendance. From left: Liz Goodroe, Tim McDermott (Secretary), Olga McKenzie(Chair), Jen Jordan, Richard Ingalls(First Vice Chair), Vicki Greene(Second Vice Chair) and Heath Holdsworth(Treasurer).

Glynn Dems 2023 Holiday Party

A great time was had by all at this year’s Holiday Party at the 1800 Mexican restaurant in Brunswick. We had nearly 100 attendees (including 11 new GlynnDems).

Our new chair, Olga McKenzie thanking the group.

Everyone enjoying the conversation AND the food!

Here’s looking forward to a BLUE 2024!!!