Tennessee Democratic Candidates And Labor Unity Dinner Is Monday night

Monday, March 3, 2014

Democratic Candidate for U.S. Senate Larry Crim will give the keynote address at Democrats United For Tennessee Canididates and Labor Unity Dinner Monday night at The Kingdom Center of Olivet Baptist Church 740 E MLK Blvd in Chattanooga.

Other speakers are set to include UAW International Representative Ken Savage addressing labor and free enterprise issues relating to UAW-VW negotiations in Chattanooga, Bill Taylor former Democratic Nominee for U.S. House Dist 3, Sandy Lusk State Democratic Executive Committeewoman, Bill Owen State Executive Committeeman from Knoxville, State Executive Committee Candidate Rev. Kenneth Love of St. Paul's AME Church, Victor White Marketing Director of Mid-South Carpenter's Regional Council, Eric McRoy for State House Dist. 4, Melinda Bone for County Commissioner Dist 9, Isiah Hester for County Commissioner Dist 5, Gary Watkins President of the Chattanooga Area Labor Council, Councilman Russell Gilbert, Jane Bowen Labor Activist and Pastor Kevin Adams providing an inspirational unity message. Lady Cynthia Adams, nationally acclaimed gospel recording artist, will perform the National Anthem.

Elected officials and registered candidates affiliating themselves with the Democratic Party, as well as those candidates seeking a “non-partisan” office, are expected to have brief recognition and participate as table sponsors and special guests. Labor, Educators, Small Business, Civil Rights Organizations and others will be involved in attending and sharing their concerns with the candidates and officials.

This event is focused on bringing public servants and citizens together to give people a chance to meet Democratic Candidates in Tennessee and hear their unifying message focused on connecting with and representing all citizens of Tennessee.

This “Meet and Greet” dinner reception is buffet style and will be from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Ticket prices are individual - $60, couple - $120, college student - $35.

For event ticket information, call Myron Tiemens at 931-639-1323 or Ryan Scofield in Chattanooga at 423 991-1707.

Tickets will be available at the door. payable to: Democrats United For Tennessee, a non profit organization independent of candidates & campaigns, which is hosting the event. Ticket payment is for dinner event with speakers value. There will be limited seating. 


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