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RSVP for Eleanor Roosevelt Days 2019
Friday, October 25th and Saturday, October 26th

October 25, 2019 we will host a #BlueWave Trivia Night at 6:30 pm. Location to be announced. ER Trivia will be moderated by Connon Gillis. Teams can have up to 8 members. Teams may bring snacks and beverages of their choice. Table decorations, matching outfits, and other “spirit” tactics encouraged!

Prizes will be awarded to First, Second, and Third place winners. Entry Fee is $100.00 per team, a donation to SWMO DEMOCRATS.


Our Special Guest for the evening will be Missouri Attorney General Candidate Elad Gross.

Email us at swmodems@gmail.com to enter a Trivia Team. We will respond with a registration form for all team captains to complete.

October 26, 2019 we will host the Eleanor Roosevelt Banquet inside the MSSU End Zone facility.  We have an exciting speaking line up this year.

Emcees Chair and Vice Chair of the MDP Black Caucus, JP Johnson and Missouri Rep. LaKeySha Bosley Frazier.

Missouri State Rep. Keri Ingle, who turned a red Missouri House district BLUE in 2018.

Our Key Note Speaker for the evening is Jorn Vylonis. Jorn hails from the Joplin area and now resides in Chicago where he works as a Rigging Chief and Lighting Technician, running the crew for Chicago Fire, PD, and Med. He has worked on multiple shows and films throughout the years as an Electrician and Best Boy including:  Breaking Bad, Divergent, The Avengers, Thor, and The Book of Eli. Jorn is a member of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Local 476 in Chicago.

Special guests will include Minority Leader Crystal Quade and Candidate for Attorney General Elad Gross.

Registration 5:30 — Cash Bar 6 pm to 7 PM — Banquet at 7 pm (Buffet Line will begin at 6:45)

Banquet Tickets – $50 per attendee

8 Seat Tables can be purchased in advance for $400. Advance table purchase includes the ability to pick your dinner partners, priority seating, and a table tent with name recognition.

Sponsorship Levels for the 2019 Eleanor Roosevelt Days are as follows:

In addition to a $400 table purchase — Friends of Southwest Missouri Democrats — $100 
Friends of SWMO Democrats will be recognized at the banquet.

The following levels include one table at Eleanor Roosevelt Days and recognition in our program.

Blue Wave $500 – Bluer Wave $2000 – Bluest Wave $5,000

To reserve tickets please email us at swmodems@gmail.com or call Krista at 417-437-8443. Payment for ticket reservations an be made at the door in the form of cash, check, or credit card.

All tables and Friends of Southwest Missouri Democrats, Blue Wave, Bluer Wave, and Bluest Wave sponsors must be prepaid. To pay with a credit card over the phone call Southwest Missouri Democrats Treasurer, Sherry Buchanan at 417-529-4636. Checks for reservations can be mailed to at PO Box 8161, Joplin, MO 64802

Our 7th annual #SWMODems Pie Auction, hosted on Sunday 6/23/19 was a huge success again this year!

Thank you to our Democratic Auctioneer Pat Kelly, Special Guest Elad Gross and his team,  and all who attended to bid on pies.

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Many thanks to our team of hardworking volunteers who baked, crafted, and set up the fun.

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Democrats have family values and we were delighted to see our #BlueWave Carnival was fun for all ages.

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Congrats to SWMO Democrats 2019 Miss and Mr. Cutie Pie! Introducing: Holland LeeAnn and Mykah Lee.

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Additional thanks to our 2018 Miss Cutie Pie, Paisley Rose for fundraising again this year, we are happy to have her as part of our Cutie Pie Court for a second year.


Make plans to ride on our Maple Leaf Float with the Cutie Pie Court in October and look for upcoming #VoteBlueForOurFuture posts with our Cutie Pies and 2020 #TeamBlue Candidates. 



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