The annual Newton Democratic Fundraising Brunch will be at 12:30 pm on Sunday, October 2, 2011 at the home of Alderman-at-Large Ruthanne Fuller, 32 Suffolk Road in Chestnut Hill. The theme is Civic Engagement and this year's honoree and winner of the Civic Engagement Award is Dorothy Reichard.
Dottie has a long history as a Democratic activist and most recently was on Congressman Barney's Frank's staff here in his Newton office, a position from which she recently retired. The award will be presented by Congressman Frank. Additional speakers are in the works - please stay tuned for details.
We will be sending out electronic and printed invitations in September but you can also register on-line now by clicking here. This event represents the kick-off for the 2012 campaign. We have pivotal battles for both Senate and President and we need to everyone's support, financial and otherwise to wage these campaigns.