SDDC Uncategorized Freedom Banquet

Freedom Banquet

2006 Freedom Banquet

Bruce M. Abrams, Esq. & Jennifer LeSar
Honorary Co–Chairs


A. Brad Truax Human Rights Award: Assemblymember Jackie Goldberg

J. Douglas Scott Political Action Award: Jonathan Goetz

Gloria Steinem Communications Award: Jerry Butkiewicz

Eleanor Roosevelt Community Service Award: Robert Gleason

R. Steven Pope Volunteerism Award: Mike Kirkeby

Special Recognition: Chuck Cotton & Henry “Bud” Metzger

(For biographies of the awardees and the keynote speaker see this month’s newsletter)

Master of Ceremonies:
San Diego Councilmember Toni Atkins

The San Diego Democratic Club’s 2006 Freedom Banquet will take place on Saturday, September 30 at the Holiday Inn on the Bay, 1335 North Harbor Drive, in downtown San Diego, across from the Star of India sailing ship.

The VIP reception with Task Force (NGLTF) Executive Director Matt Foreman and awardees starts at 6 p.m., the general reception and silent auction starts at 6:30 p.m., and the dinner and program start at 7:30 p.m. The general reception, silent auction, dinner, and program will be in the Pacific Ballroom.

Tickets for the general reception and dinner are $85.

You must RSVP by September 27.

If you are a sustaining member of SDDC, your dinner tickets will be half price.

SDDC sponsoring members receive free tickets to the general reception and dinner and SDDC

Patrons receive two free tickets to the general reception and dinner.

Tickets for the VIP reception with Matt Foreman are only $50 more, and include priority seating at the dinner.

If you cannot afford $75 for the general reception and dinner, please contact us at or leave a message at (858) 496-3312 and we will see if we can find someone to sponsor you. If you would like to contribute to the SDDC so someone can go to the dinner, we would be grateful.

Please indicate when you make your reservations if you would like a vegetarian meal. If you want to sit at someone’s table, please also indicate this.

You can make reservations and pay in one of two ways:

Option #1: RSVP and pay by mail to: SDDC, PO Box 33050, San Diego CA 92163. Include your check or your credit card (Visa or MasterCard) number and expiration date along with all the information on the form below.

Option #2: by bank transfer or credit card (Visa, MC, AMEX, or Disc.) via PayPal using the form below.

If you would prefer to receive an invitation by mail and are not a SDDC member, please contact us at or leave a message at (858) 496-3312.

If you have any questions or run into problems, contact us at or leave a message at (858) 496-3312.