West End Democratic Association:  Meetings held the fourth Thursday of  February, April, May (Member Rally), July, September, October & Christmas Party in December, all held at the West End Fire House on Route 715 just behind the Wawa in Brodheadsville. 


Contact us: Candy Burger 570 994-5302 


President: Kathleen Frisby-Burch
Vice President: Erika Engle-Weiss
Secretary: Kathleen Kilker
Treasurer: Candy Burger

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 Our club represents the 6 townships of Monroe County's West End -
Chestnuthill, Eldred, Hamilton, Jackson, Polk and Ross.


News and Events:

Next West End Democratic Club meeting is is Thursday, February 28 at 7pm at the West End Fire House 715 in Brodheadsville.

Hello to everyone with the West End Dems. Am taking this opportunity to remind everyone of our upcoming meeting this Thursday evening, February 28th at 7:00 p.m., at the West End Firehouse in Brodheadsville, Rt. 715.

Please mark your calendars and make a point to attend if you can! This is our first meeting for 2019 and everyone's participation is essential to help our Association make the kind of impact we need in our community.

Our February meetings are customarily an opportunity for petition signings as well so please make a note of that. Everyone is important so please try to attend and give voice to the Democrats in the West End! Much to do this year and all our democrats are needed to grow our Association and keep it strong.

Hope to see you all on Thursday evening!

Kathleen Burch
West End Dems. Assoc.



The West End Democrats Club Holiday Party on Sunday, December 2nd at the West End Fire House in Brodheadsville was a success.The food was great, we had holiday musical songs performed by the inimitable Roy Ramos, Gifts for everyone and folks enjoyed the wine from Sorrenti’s Cherry Valley Vineyards. Thanks to Candy Berger for organizing the event, to the Fire House auxiliary for preparing all the food, to Linda Zak for all the decorations and to all the people who contributed raffle baskets and gifts.






There is no November meeting of the West End Democratic Club.

October 25, 2018 - West End Democratic Club meeting
Thursday, October 25 at 7pm special meeting of the West End Democratic Association: soup, hot dog, beverage, for $2.00.

Meet candidates Tarah Probst for PA Senate and Claudette Williams for PA Representative.

Also at this meeting Tarah Probst and Eldred Township Supervisor Mary Anne Clausen will conduct a specific question-and-answer session about the sludge issue in Eldred Township and environs.

Meeting is at the West End Fire Company on 715 in Brodheadsville, behind the WaWa. 
May 24, 2018 - West End Democratic Club meeting
7pm at the West End Fire Hall, Brodheadsville (Behind Wawa on Route 715)

Reminder that all donations for the 2018 West End Dems Tricky Tray should be brought to the next WEDA meeting on Thursday, May 24th at the West End Fire House on Rt. 715. The meeting begins at 7:00 p.m.
The donations can be left with Kathy Burch or Candy Burger. If someone cannot make the meeting but would like to donate, please contact Kathy at (570) 402-0906 or Candy at (610) 681-6354 and we will be glad to arrange to meet you and collect the donations. All donations will be taken to the Dem picnic on June 23rd.

February 22, 2018 - West End Democratic Club meeting
7pm at the West End Fire Hall, Brodheadsville (Behind Wawa on Route 715)

We will have candidate petitions to sign to get our candidates on the May 15th Primary Election ballot. Please come and sign to show support for our candidates.

December 2, 2017 - West End Democratic Club Christmas Party
West End Fire Hall, Brodheadsville, PA

We honored Helen Mackes for all her years of service and hard work for our West End club as well as Eldred Township.

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At the October West End Dems meeting we were very surprised that Helen Mackes retired as Secretary of the West End Democratic Association after 30 some years. Elections were held and Julia Carter remains on as President, Kathleen Burch as Vice-President, and Candy Burger as Treasurer. Erika Engle-Weiss was elected as the new Secretary. Please join us in honoring Helen Mackes for all her years of Service to the Democratic Party and to Eldred Township at our December 2nd Christmas Party. Tickets will be on sale at the November MCDC Meeting in Stroudsburg on Thursday, November 16th at 7pm. Or contact Candy Burger by phone at 610-681-6354.

Upcoming West End Democratic Club events:

WEDC Christmas Flyer 2017

WED Christmas Party, Saturday, December 2, 6pm, at the West End Fire Co, Route 715, Brodheadsville. Live entertainment, food and a wine tasting. Tickets will be on sale at the October 26th meeting.

 The West End Democratic Committee cordially invites you to our ANNUAL Christmas PARTY
Saturday, December 2, 2017 At 6:00 p.m.
Great family event with buffet dinner, wine tasting, live music and raffle!
West End Fire Company Hall, Route 715, Brodheadsville, PA
$25 - Age 12 thru Adult
$10 - Age 6-12
Free - KIDS
Contact Helen Mackes for tickets/information (610) 381-3016


  • July 27,2017 MEETING 7PM-MCDC Update


  • SEPTEMBER 28, 2017 MEETING 7PM- ,Nominating Committee

  • October 26, 2017 7PM Reorganization Meeting –Election of officers

  • November 2017 NO MEETING

  • FEBRUARY 22, 2018 MEETING 7PM-MCDC Update and Candidate time.

  • MARCH 22, 2018 MEETING 7PM- WEDA Business

  • APRIL 26, 2018 MEETING 7PM- Candidate Time

  • MAY 24, 2018 –Election Results

  • JUNE 28, 2018 MEETING 7PM- WEDA Business

  • JULY 26 2018 No Meeting


  • SEPTEMBER 27,2018 MEETING 7PM- Nominating Committee

  • OCTOBER 25, 2018 BEAN SOUP 6PM- Election of officers


  • In an attempt to comply with the recommendation made at the last meeting, I have listed dates of meetings and reason for those meetings. Please keep in mind that WEDA will be responsible for the West End Fair and MCDC Picnic every fourth year which requires more planning.

  • Please check the dates, layout and any corrections. Feel free to make any suggestions.

Julia Carter –WEDA President

Upcoming West End Dem events:

Next meeting will be July 27th, 7pm at the West End Fire Company on Rt 715 in Brodheadsville. Bring a friend. We will discuss membership expansion and plans for the upcoming election.

December 3, 2016 - Photos from the West End Holiday Party at the West End Fire Company in Brodheadsville. What a great time. The buffet was delicious and the wine tasting was very successful. Live holiday music courtesy of Roy Ramos. Just about everyone left with gifts. And Maureen Madden was congratulated on her win. Thanks to all who helped put this together and Cherry Valley Winery for the help with the wine tasting and the donation of the main raffle prize, a beautiful wine basket.

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West Enders,

The West End Democrats' Christmas Party is December 3rd 2016 at the West End Fire Co. on Route 715 Brodheadsville. Donations for the event is as follows: Kids 1yr to 5yrs Free--Children 6 to 11yrs $10.00. 12yrs and up $25.00.. There will be a Wine tasting from 6:00 PM to 7:00PM a Buffet Dinner to follow. There will be free Beer and Birch Beer, if you wish you can BYOB, setups will be provided. Live Music, raffles, and door prizes.

West End Dems will be honoring Maureen Madden's victory at our Christmas party.
Please contact Helen at 610-381-3016 or Juila at 570-619-5556 for tickets.

We are hopeful that we can be supportive and help to elect local candidates which require resources. We need you to invite your friends and neighbors. Let's not be defeated remember we are stronger together.

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