Democrats from the First District will meet at the Howard County Fairgrounds in Cresco 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17 for the Democratic Party's workshop.

Winneshiek County Democrats will join Democrats from 20 counties comprising the First District Democratic Party to learn new political skills and strategies beneficial to county Democratic parties.

U.S. Congressman Bruce Braley, who will be running for the U.S. Senate in 2014, will be the keynote speaker. Candidates seeking the Democratic nominations for Iowa Governor and the U.S. House of Representatives are planning to attend the workshop.

For more information, contact Winneshiek County Democratic Chair Dick Janson at (563) 382-6088 or Karen Pratte, vice chair of the First District Democratic Party at (563) 535-7254.