BOOTHBAY HARBOR – The date is set for “Brewing Democracy: a Night at The Opera House,” part of a series of informal meet-ups across Lincoln County. Democratic candidates for local and statewide offices will gather with supporters for an informative and fun evening of conversation, music, food and libations on Thursday, Sept. 13, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the upstairs historic bar room of The Opera House, 86 Townsend Ave.
Confirmed guests include: Holly Stover for State Representative (Boothbay, Boothbay Harbor, Edgecomb, South Bristol (Part), Southport, Westport Island), Laura Fortman for State Senate (Lincoln County minus Dresden plus Washington and Windsor), Natasha Irving for District Attorney (Knox, Lincoln, Sagadahoc and Waldo Counties), and Lincoln County Sheriff Todd Brackett.
Other candidates, state officials and special guests have been invited and are still to be confirmed and announced at a later date.
There is no charge for the meet-up sponsored by the Town Democratic Committees of Boothbay, Boothbay Harbor, Edgecomb and Southport in support of the Lincoln County Democratic Committee (LCDC). A cash bar will be available along with refreshments.
“It’s time to learn about the issues and become involved in the very important coming election. A Night at the Opera House is a perfect opportunity to participate in the political process while engaging with your neighbors and friends in a civil atmosphere,” shared Bill Hammond, vice-chair of the Boothbay Democratic Committee.
Hammond added, “The four town committees are excited to work together to provide this chance for voters to meet and greet our local candidates.”
For more information, please contact Paula Arsenault, chair of the Boothbay Democratic Committee, at 207-380-7554.
The LCDC offers many “meet the candidates” events across the county along with other group discussions and meetings. Learn more at lincolncountydemocrats.com www.facebook.com/lincolncountydems/ or @LCMaineDems on Twitter and Instagram.
ABOUT THE LINCOLN COUNTY DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEE
The Lincoln County Democratic Committee (LCDC) promotes the ideals, principles and philosophy we share as Democrats. The nomination and election of candidates who advocate these ideals and principles ensure an effective, democratic government of and for all the people.