Friday, October 24, 2014

Big crowd expected for Jackson Days West

(From Southwest Missouri Democrats)

Southwest Missouri Democrats have received  120 RSVPs for Jackson Days West, the biggest and most spectacular annual event for Southwest Missouri Democrats, will be held on Saturday, Oct. 25 at Briarbrook.  There will be a buffet-style dinner and live and silent auctions with the hilarious auctioneer, Pat Kelly.
We have have eight Table Sponsors for this year's event: Jim Evans for Congress, Laborers Local 319, Teamsters Local 245, Teamsters Local 823, Plumbers/Pipefitters  Local 178, CWA 6313, IBEW Local 53 and LEPCI.

Our keynote speaker is Crystal Brinkley, Executive Director of the Missouri State Democratic Party.

Our other speakers include:

-Jim Kabell, President of the Missouri-Kansas-Nebraska Conference of Teamsters
-State Senator Scott Sifton (D), Missouri 1st Senatorial District
-Jim Evans (D), Candidate for the 7th Congressional District

We will have two-minute stump speeches from:

- Charles (Hugh) Shields (D), candidate for the Missouri House 161st District
- Michael Jarrett (D), candidate for the Missouri House 163rdDistrict
- Bob Glenn (D), candidate for Dade County Presiding Commissioner

Executive Director for the Southwest Missouri Democrats and recently elected Chair of the 7th Congressional District Democratic Committee, Krista Stark will provide the welcome speech. Stark says proudly, “This event is the one night of the year we try to bring together all of our members-- candidates, county committee precinct captains, club leaders and members, volunteers and donors, longstanding members and Young Democrats. The event continues to grow each year.”

Jackson Days West
October 25, 2014

Briarbrook Country Club
502 Briarbrook Dr.
Carl Junction, MO 64834

Cocktail Hour --5:30
Buffet -- at 6 p.m.
Speaking program-- 7p.m.
Silent and Live Auction

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