October 1, 2017.Please join Marion County Democrats for our annual fundraising auction.  This will be the 2nd Monroe Sweetland Dinner and we hope to have support from Democrats statewide as we celebrate Your voice in our Democracy. The evening will include Special Guest Speakers, a VIP reception with your elected leaders, live and silent auctions and lots of fun. The auction will be held at the Red Lion Inn, 3301 Market St NE, Salem, OR 97301.  Doors will open for Silent Auction Preview and No Host Cocktails at 4:00 PM.  Reserved seating is a $80 per person in support of your local Democratic Party.     

Registration & Cocktails 3:30 PM              

Silent Auction    4:00 PM

VIP Reception    4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Silent Auction Close  5:45 PM    

Dinner & Featured Speaker  6:00 PM      

Live Auction       6:15 PM              

Auction Ends      7:15 PM              


This year, we will be hosting a special VIP reception which will include many of our elected leaders.  You must be a monthly donor to attend the reception.  Special guests will include Betty E. Komp, former Representative of District 22 from 2004 – 2017.  Betty Komp will be awarded the Monroe Sweetland Award for 2017.  Also honored will be  Meredith Wood Smith, who served as Chair of the Democratic Party of Oregon from 2006-2012. Meredith Wood Smith will receive the Activism Award for service to all 36 counties of Oregon.  Jefferson Smith, best known as the founder of Oregon’s "Bus Project" and Xray FM, will serve as Guest Auctioneer.  You can become a monthly donor through mariondemocrats.org or contact treasurer@mariondemocrats.org Auction items will include meetings and meals with your Oregon and Congressional leaders, vacation opportunities, local excursions and more. 

Where:  Red Lion Inn, 3301 Market St. NE, Salem, OR 97301

Tickets:  Online at http://www.mariondemocrats.org/ or call Sue at 503.871.6175


The Marion County Democratic Central Committee (MCDCC) serves as the official representative of the Democratic Party for Marion County, Oregon.  If you would like more information about this event, please contact Sue Schwab at 503.871.6175 or email at treasurer@marioncountydemocrats.org.

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  • Occurs Sunday, October 1st, 2017 @ 4:00 pm – 8:30 pm

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