Yard Signs: We’ve Got ‘Em, and You Need One.

The Re-Elect Judge Dennise Garcia campaign continues to roll along through September. The big push this month for the Judge is to attend a lot of campaign events. The big push for her many volunteers and friends has been to get out the yard signs.

Several of you have told me that you have seen Judge Garcia’s large 4×4 signs around town. And, in fact, there are a lot of them around town. In fact, we’ve sorta lost count, because so many folks are taking them and putting them up themselves. We estimate that there are probably 70-80 throughout Dallas County.

The campaign website is getting requests for regular sized yardsigns almost every single day. In fact, even with all our volunteers, it’s getting hard to keep up with the demand.

And so, we’ve arranged for friends around the city to help out by keeping some on their porch. In fact, you can now pick up a yard sign at one of fifteen convenient locations scattered throughout Dallas County. To find a location near you, click here.

If you can’t get a distribution site, or if you need a bunch of signs, just drop us an email. Also, our 4×4 signs may run out sometime next week, but if you know of a good location, let us know.

And, as always, thanks for all your support of Judge Garcia’s campaign.

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Eric Folkerth is a minister, musician, author and blogger. He has been Senior Pastor of Northaven United Methodist Church in Dallas, Texas since 2001. During his tenure, church membership has grown almost 30 percent, and a completely new church facility (sanctuary and education building) has been constructed. Northaven is a leading progressive Christian congregation in the Southwest. Northaven is an eclectic collection of gay and straight families, artists, musicians, theater folks, academic theologians, lawyers and judges (go figure), socially conscious community activists, people who don't "check their brain at the door," and a wide array of others who either see it as their "last chance" inside the "institutional church," or their first trip back in decades. Eric is an avid blogger and published author.  Eric is also an award-winning singer-songwriter, who performs throughout Texas and the Southwest. He's an engaging live performer whose first CD was released in 2000. His songs have won honorable mention in both the Billboard and Great American song contests; and he's been a finalist in the 5th Street Festival and South Florida Folk Festival songwriter competitions. Eric is also a leader of Connections, a unique band comprised of United Methodist clergy and layfolk from throughout North Texas. Connections performs "cover shows" of artists like Dan Fogelberg, Chicago, Eagles, Doobie Brothers, Billy Joel, Stevie Wonder, James Taylor and others. Their shows draw crowds of between 300 and 1,000 fans, and they have raised more than $240,000 dollars for worthy charities. Eric has led or co-led hundreds of persons on mission trips around the globe, to places such as Mexico, Haiti, Russia, and Nepal. He has worked with lay persons to build ten homes, and one Community Center, in partnership with Habitat for Humanity of Dallas. He's a popular preacher, and often tackles challenging issues of social justice in his writings and sermons. His wife, Judge Dennise Garcia, is a State District Judge for Dallas, County. As judge of the 303rd Family District Court, she consistently gets high ratings from area lawyers, and was named "best judge" by The Dallas Observer. First elected in 2004, she was the first Latina ever elected to a county-wide bench in Dallas County. She was re-elected for a third term in 2010. They have the world's best daughter, Maria, and an incredible dog, Daisy. (As always, if you like this post, then "like" this on Facebook by clicking the box below, so others can see too...)

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