(This is a liveblog thread).
1:50 P.M. Live from Democratic Headquarters at 161 Main Street, this is HatCityBLOG's coverage of VOTE FOR CHANGE weekend. Throughout the day, I'll provide live and taped interviews of candidates and volunteers who are working tirelessly to get out the vote here in Danbury.
If you want to come down and help, the address is 161 Main Street, and phone number is 203.778.3661.
3:00: Next interview John Gogliettino Common Council At Large.
3:20: Footage from Dem HQ. I'm taking a small break so I've turned the camera to the phone banking that's going on at the headquarters. You can watch any of the interviews I've conducted so far and I'll be back with more interviews...
4:25: Okay, I'm back. People are working their tails off down here but they can always use more help. If you want to volunteer, come down to 161 Main Street and say "How can I help!"
I'm currently producing video footage I shot with Eileen Coladarci, candidate for City Clerk. The camera is pointed at the people doing the phone banking and the person you're looking at is Chris Halfar, Common Council candidate for the 7th Ward.
I'll have the interview with Coladarci posted shortly.
CAMPAIGN SPOTLIGHT: Eileen Coladarci for City Clerk
Earlier today, I had the opportunity to interview Eileen Coladarci, candidate for City Clerk.
Here's her resume:
Eileen Coladarci, a Danbury native, attended public schools in Danbury, including Danbury High and has been on the Danbury Democratic Town Committee since 2004, currently serving as webmaster for www.danburydemocrats.net. She spent nine years on the Common Council, two of which as Legislative Leader.Here's my interview with the woman who's going to hand Jean Natale her pink slip...
Eileen has served as chair and fundraising chair of Danbury Youth Services, and was instrumental in spearheading one of their major, and most popular, fundraising mechanisms - the annual Police Department/Fire Department basketball tournament.
Eileen has demonstrated experience in public relations, evident through her work with artists and graphic designers who have graduated from the Western Connecticut State University art program. Through the website www.wcsu.edu/artalumni, she provides art alumni a way to reconnect, as well as to stay abreast of job opportunities and art shows and events. Eileen also provides publicity for the Kent Art Association, serves as treasurer of the Richter Arts Association, and frequently works with the Danbury Hospital Public Relations department.
Eileen has a Masters degree from Western Connecticut State University and is currently working at WCSU as the administrator of special events and stewardship.
She celebrates over 30 years of marriage to Emil Coladarci, another Danbury native, and has two sons and one daughter-in-law, Chris, Richie and Jenna, respectively.
Eileen is a member of St. Gregory the Great Church.
Recently, Coladarci made an appearance on the local ac cess show "Common Sense," which you can view by clicking here.
Make sure to check out Coladarci's site at www.voteeileen.com.
6:00 Thanks for watching!