Events

UPCOMING EVENTS

Question 4 visibility standouts and election-day sign-holding – Various locations and times.  Help us spread the word!  Contact:  info@wmMedicareforall.org

Weekends, ongoing until Nov. 6th election – Canvassing in Holyoke for “Yes” on Questions 1 and 4.   Most Saturdays and Sundays, 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.  Contact Chris Martin: craymartin90@gmail.com

Friday, Oct. 19th – Question 1 day of action in Greenfield:  Press Conference with Congressman Jim McGovern, Episcopal Church of Saints James and Andrew, 8 Church Street, Greenfield, 12:30 p.m.  Lunch, rally and canvassing to follow at 1:00 p.m.  RSVP to Diane Scherrer:  dscherrer@mnarn.org

Monday, Oct. 22nd– “Fix It” showing and conversation with Dr. Chris Flory, Dr. Peter Siersma, and Beth Eisenberg.  Chesterfield Grange / Council on Aging Building, 400 Main Road, Chesterfield, 7:00 p.m.  Contact Larry Cervelli: ridgetoprambler@outlook.com

Tuesday, Oct. 23rd– “Fix It” showing and conversation with Prof. Gerald Friedman at Whately Town Offices, 4 Sandy Lane, Whately, 7:00 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.  Contact Nancy Talanian: ntalanian@gmail.com

Wednesday, Oct. 24th – Ballot Forum hosted by Pelham and Shutesbury Democratic Town Committees, Pelham Free Public Library, Ramsdell Room, 2 South Valley Road, Pelham, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.  Panel with Q&A on the three statewide ballot questions and Question 4 supporting Single Payer in Mass.   WMM4A’s Melanie Lewis will speak in favor of Q4.

Thursday, Oct. 25th – “Know Your Town” hosts Ballot Question Forum, South Hadley Town Hall, 116 Main Street, 7:00 p.m.  Brief presentations pro and con on Questions 1, 2, 3 and 4, followed by Q&A from the audience.  WMM4A’s Deborah Levenson will speak in favor of Q4.

Thursday, Oct. 25th – Mass. Commission on the Status of Women:  Pioneer Valley Public Hearing, Shea Theater, 71 Avenue A, Turners Falls, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.  WMM4A encourages Medicare for All advocates to provide oral or written testimony about the importance of Single Payer healthcare for women in Mass.  Call or email for more info: 617.626.6520, mcsw@state.ma.us.  WMM4A contact:  Beth Eisenberg – jubilada@icloud.com

Saturday, Oct. 27th – “Fix It” showing and discussion at the Lilly Library, 19 Meadow Street, Florence, 2:30 pm.  Contact Nancy Talanian: ntalanian@gmail.com.

Sunday, Oct. 28th – Radio interview about Question 4 on “Occupy the Airwaves,” WXOJ, 103.3 FM, 10:00 a.m.  Interview with Chris Martin and Deborah Levenson.

Tuesday, Oct. 30th – “Fix It” showing and discussion at the South Hadley Public Library, 2 Canal Street, South Hadley,  6:00 p.m.  Hosted by the new South Hadley/Granby Western Mass. Medicare for All group.  Contact Stephanie Strand: strandfamily01075sh@gmail.com

Tuesday, Nov. 6th – Election Day – Vote!  “YES” on Question 4 – Visibility standouts with signs and literature at polling locations.   Contact:  info@wmMedicareforall.org

Wed. Nov. 14th 14th – Monthly meeting of WMM4A, 20 Hampton Ave., Northampton, 6:30 -8:00 p.m.  Contact:  info@wmMedicareforall.org

RECENT PAST EVENTS

Wednesday, Oct. 17th – Radio interview about Question 4 on “The Bill Newman Show,” WHMP 101.5 FM, 9:05 a.m.  Interview with WMM4A’s Beth Eisenberg and Patty Healey.

Saturday, Oct. 13th– “Fix It” showing and conversation with Prof. Gerald Friedman at Easthampton Senior Center, 19 Union Street, 3:00 -5:00 p.m. Contact Sara Weinberger: spw128@comcast.net.

 Wednesday, Oct. 10th – Next Monthly Meeting of WMM4A, 20 Hampton Ave., 6:30 -8:00 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 3rd– Mass. Medical Society conference and live webinar on “Universal Health Care,” 8:45 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Information at Massmed.org.   Contact Chris Flory: christ_flory@yahoo.com

Wednesday, Oct. 3rd-  Meeting of new group in South Hadley/Granby to promote the Single Payer ballot question and advance M4A.  Meet in the boardroom of South Hadley Public Library, 2 Canal Street, 6:00 p.m. Contact Stephanie Strand: strandfamiliy01075sh@gmail.com.

Wednesday, Sept. 26th– Film showing of “Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Health Care” and Q&A with Jon Weissman, Deborah Levenson, and Dr. Jeff Korff.  Hosted by Resistance Films at Forbes Library, 20 West Street, Northampton, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Monday, Sept. 24th – “Medicare for All: A Forum for Health Care Professionals” at the Bangs Center, 70 Boltwood Walk, Amherst, 7:00-9:00 p.m.  Launch event for Health Care Professionals for Single Payer, a new group affiliated with WMM4A.  Contact Melanie Lewis: melaniewlewis@gmail.com