NORWICH – Sunday afternoon, residents across Chenango County traveled to the Canasawacta Country Club to meet with their Democratic representatives from the state and national level for the party’s second annual summer picnic.
Despite the occasional rain showers, around 200 people attended the outdoor luncheon hosted by the Chenango County committee from 1 to 5 p.m. Attendees purchased $40 single or $70 couple tickets for the fundraiser.
Chenango Democratic Committee Chairman Patrick McNeil said he hopes to make the annual event a local Democratic party tradition.
Picnic-goers were given the opportunity to converse one on one with United States Representative Michael Arcuri of the 24th Congressional District, Lt. Governor candidate and the current City of Rochester Mayor Robert Duffy and New York Attorney General Candidate, current Nassau County District Attorney, Kathleen Rice and candidate for the 52nd State Senatorial seat, John Orzel.