Thomas Paine “Common Sense” Dinner, May 11, 2017

Rep. Mark Pocan

FEATURED SPEAKER: Mark Pocan, Congressman for Wisconsin’s 2nd District. A small business owner, union member and lifelong advocate for progressive causes.

SPECIAL GUEST: Bob Harlow, Democratic Candidate for Governor of Wisconsin

WHERE: The Door County Fire Company (former Ladder House), elevator accessible upper level, 38 South Third Avenue, Sturgeon Bay

THEME: “Back To Basics”

WHEN: Thursday, May 11. Social hour at 5:00, Buffet at 6:00 (details below).

ADMISSION: Open to members and friends of DPDC and their guests.  Reservations are required. Price is $10.00/person for reservations received by May 8th, $15.00/person for reservations received after May 8th (limited availability).


  • ON-LINE – click the ActBlue button and use your credit card (handling fee applies). ActBlue
  • BY MAIL – Make check out to “DPDC” and mail to Kyle Chaudoir, PO Box 863, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235. Be sure to mail it early no later than May 4th so it is delivered by the May 8th deadline.
  • IN PERSON – provide check or cash to any member of the Executive Board.

Cocktail Social Hour: cash bar – 5:00 pm

Silent Auction: the Grey Donkey Silent Auction returns to the Thomas Paine Dinner. We encourage DPDC members and friends to donate their best don’t-know-what-to-do-with-it item for all guests to bid upon beginning at 5:00 pm. Auction concludes at 7:45 pm. You may drop off your auction items May 4th thru 6th at the Margaret Lockwood Gallery on 2nd Avenue or at the Door County Fire Company on May 11th between 4pm and 5pm.

Buffet Menu:  – 6:00 pm

  • soup
  • breads
  • cakes

Speaker: – 7:00 pm

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