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Saturday, May 04, 2019 at 06:00 PM · $90.00 USD
Prairie Lodge at Sun City in Huntley, IL

Thomas Jefferson Dinner 2019

2019 Jefferson Dinner

We cordially invite you to our annual Thomas Jefferson Dinner. 

Gain INsight from elected officials, organizations, activists, and fellow Democrats who will be attending.

Be inspired and INcited to take action by great speakers and honorees.

Victory in 2020 is IN sight with your help! 

If you cannot attend, get IN by following us and making a donation.

We look forward to seeing you!

Awardees:

McGarry Award for Community Service: Daniel Giallombardo & Judith Vandenboom

Thomas Jefferson Award for Lifetime Achievement: Vernon Bauman, President LiUNA Local 1035

Confirmed speakers include Congresswoman Lauren Underwood. Invited speakers include, Congressman Sean Casten, Senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth, Governor JB Priztker, Lt. Governor Juliana Stratton, Illinois State's Attorney Kwame Raoul, Comptroller Susana Mendoza, Treasurer Micheal Frerichs, and Secretary of State Jesse White.  

Evening program

  • 6:00 p.m. — Registration and cocktails
  • 6:45 p.m. — Seating for Dinner 
  • 7:00 p.m. — Speakers and presentations
  • 9:00 p.m. — Adjourn
Dinner Menu

Soup and salad, medallions of beef filet with bordelaise sauce, baked potato, dessert and coffee (Vegetarian and special diet options available on request)


Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 11:30 AM
Crystal Lake Food Pantry

Volunteer Days at the Crystal Lake Food Pantry

As part of the Democratic Party's continuing commitment to community service, we are establishing Democratic Party Volunteer Days at the Crystal Lake Food Pantry.  Volunteer opportunities include: client greeter, food sorter/inspector, client exit door volunteer, general maintenance and cleaning. 

Please consider signing up for a 2 1/2 hour shift 11:30 am to 2:00 pm on the second Saturday of the month. 

To volunteer:

  • Click on the RSVP button to let us know you're going to volunteer
  • Then
  • Go to www.clfoodpantry.org
  • Scroll down and click on the Volunteer box
  • Locate the Volunteer Handbook and familiarize yourself with the operation of the Pantry
  • Click on SignUp.com to confirm your volunteer date
  • When you arrive at the Pantry, check in with the Team Leader

If you have any questions, contact John Labaj at 815-356-8952.  Remember, the needs are great, but the rewards are greater.


Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 07:00 PM · 1 RSVP
McHenry County College in Crystal Lake, IL

Central Committee Meeting — May

Meeting will be held in the Luecht Auditorium 

  • 7:00 p.m. — Doors open
  • 7:15 p.m. — Topics of Discussion
    • Chair's Message
    • Upcoming Events
  • 8:00 p.m. — Reports from Districts & Committees
  • 8:30 p.m. — Adjourn
Please RSVP before the meeting

Please RSVP prior to the meeting, even if you are not sure you will be attending. If you are on the RSVP list, our check-in staff can get you checked in with a single mouse click. If you are bringing a guest, they must RSVP separately so that their name is on the list.

Due to heightened security concerns, we reserve the right to screen attendees and/or deny admission. Thank you for your understanding.

Bring a friend to the meeting!

Introduce a friend or neighbor to grassroots politics and help us grow the Party.


Saturday, June 08, 2019 at 11:30 AM
Crystal Lake Food Pantry

Volunteer Days at the Crystal Lake Food Pantry

As part of the Democratic Party's continuing commitment to community service, we are establishing Democratic Party Volunteer Days at the Crystal Lake Food Pantry.  Volunteer opportunities include: client greeter, food sorter/inspector, client exit door volunteer, general maintenance and cleaning. 

Please consider signing up for a 2 1/2 hour shift 11:30 am to 2:00 pm on the second Saturday of the month. 

To volunteer:

  • Click on the RSVP button to let us know you're going to volunteer
  • Then
  • Go to www.clfoodpantry.org
  • Scroll down and click on the Volunteer box
  • Locate the Volunteer Handbook and familiarize yourself with the operation of the Pantry
  • Click on SignUp.com to confirm your volunteer date
  • When you arrive at the Pantry, check in with the Team Leader

If you have any questions, contact John Labaj at 815-356-8952.  Remember, the needs are great, but the rewards are greater.


Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 07:00 PM
McHenry County College in Crystal Lake, IL

Central Committee Meeting — June

Meeting will be held in the Luecht Auditorium 

  • 7:00 p.m. — Doors open
  • 7:15 p.m. — Topics of Discussion
    • Chair's Message
    • Upcoming Events
  • 8:00 p.m. — Reports from Districts & Committees
  • 8:30 p.m. — Adjourn
Please RSVP before the meeting

Please RSVP prior to the meeting, even if you are not sure you will be attending. If you are on the RSVP list, our check-in staff can get you checked in with a single mouse click. If you are bringing a guest, they must RSVP separately so that their name is on the list.

Due to heightened security concerns, we reserve the right to screen attendees and/or deny admission. Thank you for your understanding.

Bring a friend to the meeting!

Introduce a friend or neighbor to grassroots politics and help us grow the Party.


Saturday, July 13, 2019 at 11:30 AM
Crystal Lake Food Pantry

Volunteer Days at the Crystal Lake Food Pantry

As part of the Democratic Party's continuing commitment to community service, we are establishing Democratic Party Volunteer Days at the Crystal Lake Food Pantry.  Volunteer opportunities include: client greeter, food sorter/inspector, client exit door volunteer, general maintenance and cleaning. 

Please consider signing up for a 2 1/2 hour shift 11:30 am to 2:00 pm on the second Saturday of the month. 

To volunteer:

  • Click on the RSVP button to let us know you're going to volunteer
  • Then
  • Go to www.clfoodpantry.org
  • Scroll down and click on the Volunteer box
  • Locate the Volunteer Handbook and familiarize yourself with the operation of the Pantry
  • Click on SignUp.com to confirm your volunteer date
  • When you arrive at the Pantry, check in with the Team Leader

If you have any questions, contact John Labaj at 815-356-8952.  Remember, the needs are great, but the rewards are greater.


Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 07:00 PM
McHenry County College in Crystal Lake, IL

Central Committee Meeting — July

Meeting will be held in the Luecht Auditorium 

  • 7:00 p.m. — Doors open
  • 7:15 p.m. — Topics of Discussion
    • Chair's Message
    • Upcoming Events
  • 8:00 p.m. — Reports from Districts & Committees
  • 8:30 p.m. — Adjourn
Please RSVP before the meeting

Please RSVP prior to the meeting, even if you are not sure you will be attending. If you are on the RSVP list, our check-in staff can get you checked in with a single mouse click. If you are bringing a guest, they must RSVP separately so that their name is on the list.

Due to heightened security concerns, we reserve the right to screen attendees and/or deny admission. Thank you for your understanding.

Bring a friend to the meeting!

Introduce a friend or neighbor to grassroots politics and help us grow the Party.


Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 11:30 AM
Crystal Lake Food Pantry

Volunteer Days at the Crystal Lake Food Pantry

As part of the Democratic Party's continuing commitment to community service, we are establishing Democratic Party Volunteer Days at the Crystal Lake Food Pantry.  Volunteer opportunities include: client greeter, food sorter/inspector, client exit door volunteer, general maintenance and cleaning. 

Please consider signing up for a 2 1/2 hour shift 11:30 am to 2:00 pm on the second Saturday of the month. 

To volunteer:

  • Click on the RSVP button to let us know you're going to volunteer
  • Then
  • Go to www.clfoodpantry.org
  • Scroll down and click on the Volunteer box
  • Locate the Volunteer Handbook and familiarize yourself with the operation of the Pantry
  • Click on SignUp.com to confirm your volunteer date
  • When you arrive at the Pantry, check in with the Team Leader

If you have any questions, contact John Labaj at 815-356-8952.  Remember, the needs are great, but the rewards are greater.


Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at 07:00 PM
McHenry County College in Crystal Lake, IL

Central Committee Meeting — August

Meeting will be held in the Luecht Auditorium 

  • 7:00 p.m. — Doors open
  • 7:15 p.m. — Topics of Discussion
    • Chair's Message
    • Upcoming Events
  • 8:00 p.m. — Reports from Districts & Committees
  • 8:30 p.m. — Adjourn
Please RSVP before the meeting

Please RSVP prior to the meeting, even if you are not sure you will be attending. If you are on the RSVP list, our check-in staff can get you checked in with a single mouse click. If you are bringing a guest, they must RSVP separately so that their name is on the list.

Due to heightened security concerns, we reserve the right to screen attendees and/or deny admission. Thank you for your understanding.

Bring a friend to the meeting!

Introduce a friend or neighbor to grassroots politics and help us grow the Party.


Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 11:30 AM
Crystal Lake Food Pantry

Volunteer Days at the Crystal Lake Food Pantry

As part of the Democratic Party's continuing commitment to community service, we are establishing Democratic Party Volunteer Days at the Crystal Lake Food Pantry.  Volunteer opportunities include: client greeter, food sorter/inspector, client exit door volunteer, general maintenance and cleaning. 

Please consider signing up for a 2 1/2 hour shift 11:30 am to 2:00 pm on the second Saturday of the month. 

To volunteer:

  • Click on the RSVP button to let us know you're going to volunteer
  • Then
  • Go to www.clfoodpantry.org
  • Scroll down and click on the Volunteer box
  • Locate the Volunteer Handbook and familiarize yourself with the operation of the Pantry
  • Click on SignUp.com to confirm your volunteer date
  • When you arrive at the Pantry, check in with the Team Leader

If you have any questions, contact John Labaj at 815-356-8952.  Remember, the needs are great, but the rewards are greater.


The Democratic Party of McHenry County