Join local Democrats on Thursday July 24. Lafayette Democrats will meet upstairs at City Grocery152 Courthouse Square, Oxford, MS 38655 from 5:30 - 7pm. We will discuss and you can sign the Better Schools, Better Jobs petition to put an amendment supporting full funding for public education on the ballot in November
JEFFERSON-JACKSON-HAMER DINNER TICKETS ON SALE NOW!
The Mississippi Democratic Party is excited to announce its 2014 Jefferson-Jackson-Hamer Dinner will take place Friday, August 15. Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley has generously agreed to be the keynote speaker. We are thrilled to be joined by Governor O'Malley, who has received national attention as a highly effective mayor of Baltimore before going on to what has been a very successful two terms as governor of Maryland.
The dinner will take place Friday, August 15, at the Marriott hotel in downtown Jackson. The dinner will start at 7:00 pm. Tickets are $120 per person or $60 per person for Yellow Dog Club members and sponsor tables are $1,000. You can click here to purchase your tickets online today or you can mail a check made out to the Mississippi Democratic Party to P.O. Box 1583, Jackson, MS 39215. For questions or more information about ticket packages, contact Will Godfrey at email@example.com or 601-969-2913.
Immediately following the JJH Dinner, the Young Democrats of Mississippi will have a reception. Tickets for non-Young Democrats are $10 and free for Young Democrats with a ticket to the JJH Dinner. We encourage you to donate in advance to the link below and print the email confirmation as your entry into the reception. You may also pay at the door. A cash bar will be available for those of legal age.
The 2014 Jefferson-Jackson-Hamer Dinner is coming up in one month- Friday, August 15th- so if you want to nominate one of your fellow Democrats for a 2014 JJH award, please reference the following instructions:
To nominate an individual for one of the following awards, please submit a nomination letter, any supporting documentation, and letters of endorsement or support to firstname.lastname@example.org, via fax to 601-354-1599, or by mail to P.O. Box 1583, Jackson, MS 39215.
All nominations must be submitted by 5 p.m. on Friday, August 1st.
The awards are as follows:
The Claude Ramsey Award is presented to an individual Labor Union member or organization affiliated with organized labor who has demonstrated a sustained commitment to the goals and objectives of the Democratic Party.
The William Winter Legendary Public Official Award is presented to an elected official or former elected official who has demonstrated through action, word and deed a lasting and sustained commitment to the ideals, goals and objectives of the Democratic Party.
The Fannie Lou Hamer Award is presented to an individual member of the Democratic Party who best exemplifies and continues to carry forth the work, spirit, and ideals of Fannie Lou Hamer.
The Stanford Young Award is presented to a Democratic attorney who has consistently demonstrated through exemplary service, loyalty and dedication a genuine commitment to the ideals and goals of the Democratic Party.
The Evelyn Gandy Lifetime Achievement Award is presented to a Democratic activist in recognition of a lifetime of loyalty, service, giving, involvement and commitment to the goals and objectives of the Democratic Party.
The Young Democrats Award is presented to the Young Democrat who exemplifies through service, loyalty and dedication a genuine commitment to the ideals and goals of the Democratic Party.
Upcoming Events (see the Calendar for more detail)
Monday Aug 4, 2014, 5:30 pm. Executive Committee Meeting 1st Floor Lafayette County Courthouse.