Archive for September, 2010

2010 Fall GOTV Fundraising Dinner

The 2010 Democratic Fall Dinner will be served Sunday evening, October 3, 2010 at the Conference Center at the I-Hotel, 1900 S First Street at St. Mary’s Road in Champaign. Our theme will be a Celebration of Convenient Early Voting in Champaign County.

We are honored to welcome Sheila Simon, candidate for Lieutenant Governor, Robin Kelly, candidate for Treasurer, and David Miller, candidate for Comptroller, as featured speakers.

US Congressional Candidate (15th) David Gill will address federal issues in the 2010 election.

State Senator (52nd) Michael Frerichs and State Representative (103rd) Naomi Jakobsson will discuss state legislative issues.

Other invited speakers include State Senate Candidate (55th) Josh Weger and State Representative Candidates Michael Puhr (104th), and Dennis Malak (110th).

Don’t miss this opportunity to meet and hear these candidates in person in the good company of your fellow Democrats!

Check this post occasionally for the latest speaker information, and use it to invite your friends and associates to participate.

Follow this link to obtain a copy of our Reservation Form for your use. Print a few extra copies for your friends who may not see this post. The reservation deadline is Tuesday, September 28, and pre-payment entitles you to a $10 discount!.

Help elect Alexi!

Join US Sen. Dick Durbin and local Democrats at a fundraiser to help elect Alexi Giannoulias to the US Senate.

What: Giannoulias Fundraiser with Dick Durbin
When: Tuesday, Sept. 7, 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Where: Jim Gould’s Restaurant, 1 Main St., Champaign
Suggested donation is $25

For more information, contact Sharon Weber at or at 312.373.9382.