Former Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley will keynote 2017 Dem dinner.
MURRAY - Martin O'Malley, former governor of Maryland and 2016 presidential candidate will keynote the annual Purchase Area Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner Thursday, June 8th.
The annual event is sponsored by the Calloway County Democratic Party.
"We are excited to have a national figure like Gov. O'Malley at our event," David Ramey, Calloway County Democratic Party chair said. "Gov. O'Malley drew rave reviews during his tenure as Governor and as a presidential contender in 2016 and we are looking forward to having him in western Kentucky."
This year's event will be held at the Kenlake State Park Tennis Center in Aurora. A silent auction and social hour will start at 6:00 p.m. CDT. Dinner will be served at 7:00 p.m. The meal will be catered by Sirloin Stockade in Murray. .
Democratic constitutional officers have also been invited to speak along with members of both Kentucky House and Senate Leadership.
Tickets are $30.00 per person if paid by June 5 ($35.00 each if paid after June 5). We will also be pre-selling a Young Democrat ticket for those age 25 and younger; $25 if pre-paid by June 5.
Tickets may be purchased online with a credit card at https://thecampaignhq.com/purchase-area-dinner/ to purchase online. (If tickets are still available at the door, all tickets at the door on June 8 will be $35.)
"We've seen tremendous energy in the Democratic Party in 2017, and Gov. O'Malley's visit will just add to that," Ramey said. "We're looking forward to seeing everyone on June 8."