Dec. 5: WashoeDEMS Honor Roll Dinner
The 2013 Virginia Demmler Honor Roll Dinner will be held on Thursday, December 5th at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno.
Senator Harry Reid will be the special guest speaker and former Senator Richard Bryan will serve as Master of Ceremonies.
The Grand Sierra Resort is located at 2500 E. Second Street in Reno.
The honorees for 2013 are:
Assemblywoman Teresa Benitez-Thompson
Former Ironworkers Local 118 Business Agent Danny Costella
Laynette and Chip Evans
The reception with Senator Reid begins at 5:30 p.m. and the dinner program begins at 6:30. Individuals may purchase a dinner ticket for $80 or both dinner and reception for $100. Tickets are still available here.
Desert Democrats Toastmasters Club meets at 6 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays of every month in the Gold Room of the Clark County Government Center, located at 500 S. Grand Central Parkway in Las Vegas. Improve your communication and leadership skills while learning to conduct meetings and give impromptu speeches.
Drinking Liberally Meetings
Drinking Liberally is a national organization with chapters all over the country. The groups serve to give progressive thinkers an informal environment to share ideas, listen and learn from each other over a beverage or meal of your choice.
Meets every Tuesday evening at 6:30 p.m. at PT's Gold Pub at 2430 E. Pebble in Henderson. The contact is David Black-Downes.
Meets every Thursday evening at 5:00 p.m. at Buckman's Grill in the Revere Golf Club at 2600 Hampton Rd. in Henderson. The contact is Norma Unger.
3. Northwest Las Vegas
Meets every Thursday evening at 6:30 p.m. at the Pinkaow Thai, located at 1974 N. Rainbow Blvd. in Las Vegas. The contact is Mark Schaffer.
4. Boulder City
Meets the third Friday of the month at Milo's (in the back room), located at 538 Nevada Way in Boulder City. The contact is Valerie McNay.