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This Saturday, Aug. 11, in Silver Spring, Maryland, from 6:30pm - 10pm there will be a meetup of Maryland/Virginia/DC Kossacks. The location is Downtown Silver Spring at the Panera, 8541 Georgia Avenue Silver Spring, MD 20910. We can meet at the Panera at 6:30pm, then if the weather is nice we can go to the fountain area and continue to talk.

I wrote a diary on Friday about getting together a meetup with the Maryland/Virginia/DC people and got a good response, there is definitely interest in getting together. If you didn't see that diary, take a look at

If you'd like to come to the meetup, please send me a Kosmail and we can exchange cell phone numbers and whatever else will help us to recognize each other. I'm going to try to find an orange shirt -- even though orange is definitely not my color.

I know that this Saturday isn't going to work for everybody, but there will probably be other meetups in the future. I'll be happy if I can meet one or two other Daily Kos members.

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