Join the Snohomish County Democrats as we raise money for the 2019 Election Cycle. Our theme this year is the Environment as we come together to raise money for local legislation to help keep our county beautiful.
WHEN: August 10th, 6pm WHERE: Edmonds Yacht Club
Join us for a catered dinner and drinks with the unparalleled views of the Edmonds Waterfront.
All funds raised will go to the Snohomish County Democrats and local races!
Can’t go? Consider donating a ticket to sponsor another to attend in your stead!
Keynote Speaker: Hillary Franz
The first of our featured speakers is Hilary Franz, Commissioner of Public Lands for Washington state. She has been an active leader tackling the unique environmental issues facing our Evergreen state and has sat on numerous boards and councils tackling climate change head on. She was appointed by Governor Gregoire to Washington State’s Climate Action Team IWG on the State Environmental Policy Act.
Attorney General Bob Ferguson
As the state’s chief legal officer, Bob is committed to protecting the people of Washington against powerful interests that don’t play by the rules. He is a fourth-generation Washingtonian. Bob and his wife, Colleen, are the proud parents of 11-year-old twins, Jack and Katie.
Hillary Moralez - Chairwoman, Snohomish County Democrats
Hillary Moralez is the chair of the Snohomish County Democratic Central Committee, Secretary for the First District Democrats, and Vice Chair of the Snohomish County Young Democrats. After receiving a Bachelor of the Arts at Western Washington University she returned to her home county of Snohomish and got involved in local politics in 2012. Since then she has worked to promote party participation and diversity within the party and was the winner of the 2018 Henry M. Jackson Award for Empowerment. As the youngest county chair in Washington state, she has promoted and encouraged youth activism at all levels of involvement and aims to lead by example to show that party leadership is all about having the passion to making sure Democrats win.
Silent Auction Items Donations-
Who doesn't love a good auction? The Snohomish County Democrats are holding their annual Gala, and as you know it's a fundraiser! In an effort to gather funds, we are looking for democrats in the county to donate to help wipe the red of the county election maps!
The Gala committee is looking for donations of goods and services that would entice the attendees to lighten their wallets. Examples of items already donated and ready to go would be an afternoon of wine tasting with the County Chair Hillary Moralez or a mystery box full of delightfully divisive and empowering items! Please feel free to reach out with ideas and let's get the fundraising ball going!
Accepting donations and armed with in-kind recording sheets, are:
Diana McGinness at firstname.lastname@example.org
Hillary Moralez at email@example.com
Are you an avid collector of wine? Do you have a collection begging to be lightened? Do you just get a kick out of buying a good bottle? Do you enjoy helping democrats win elections?
Of course, you do! The Snohomish County Democrats are looking for people to donate up to 50 bottles of wine for our Blue Earth Gala Wine Pull! In the grand tradition of tempting fate, guests will have a chance to purchase a cork that corresponds to a secret bottle of wine. Half the fun is finding out if they get a rose, or a chardonnay!
We are looking for bottles with a $15 minimum price, and sky's the limit if you want to help raise the stakes of this fundraiser.
Members of the gala committee will be happy to swing by and pick up your donated bottle(s) and have you fill out an in-kind donation form!
Please reach out to Diana McGinness at firstname.lastname@example.org
Hillary Moralez at email@example.com
Desert Dash Donations
There was nothing sweeter than the wins we saw during the 2018 primary in Snohomish County! The Snohomish County Blue Earth Gala is looking to end on a high note with a dessert dash. Are you a baker? Know a baker? Willing to just buy a cake or pie and donate it the night of the event? We would love to get in touch with you!
Reach out to either myself at firstname.lastname@example.org or Diana McGinness at email@example.com. We have forms to document your donations, and are looking forward to a widespread of fantastic sweets!
Cocktail Party Attire
What does that mean anymore? Cynthia Wells over at LiveAbout.com says:
When the dress code on an invitation reads "cocktail attire," it suggests a dark suit worn with a tie ... for men, and a shorter, party-ready dress for women, such as ... dressy separates like a skirt and blouse. Cocktail attire is less dressy than "formal" attire and much more casual than "black tie."
There is a playfulness and festive attitude implied with cocktail attire, which is why you'll often see it on invitations for holiday parties, weddings, receptions, class reunions, and anniversary celebrations.