Kefauver Dinner Is Oct. 10 At The Chattanooga Choo Choo

Saturday, September 29, 2012

Congressman Steve Cohen, State Senator Beverly Marrero, Service Employees International Union Local President Doug Collier and D. Bruce Shine, Kingsport attorney and former Democratic National Committeeman, are set to take part in this year's Kefauver Dinner.

It will be Oct. 10 at the the Imperial Ballroom of the Chattanooga Choo Choo with the cash bar at 6

Attorney Shine said, “Hamilton County Democrats have an opportunity on Oct. 10 to celebrate and honor the most distinguished nationally recognized Democrat to hail from southeast Tennessee
in a 100 years. I’m honored to be a participant in this recognition of the memory and contributions of Senator Estes Kefauver to our great state.”

Hamilton County Democratic Party Executive Director Rev. Kenneth Love said, "This is no longer a time of discussion, but a time of action. We can no longer waste precious minutes imagining a better tomorrow. We must become facilitators of the dream of Hope, Equality and Justice."

Jane Bowen, chair of the 2012 Kefauver Dinner organizing committee, stated, “It’s noteworthy that we have been able to assemble this fabulous lineup of true Democrats. This year's Kefauver Dinner has ignited many people who have not attended in several years. I'm so proud of those committed to making this a great event.”

Cost is general admission $60 and students $35. Sponsorship table for 8 are $1,500. Tickets must be reserved by Monday.

Reserve by mail: Make checks payable to “Hamilton County Democratic Party” and mail to HCDP, P.O. Box 4090, Chattanooga TN 37405.

For more information: (423) 266-4125

 


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