Send Abby Off To DC!

From our inbox – 

The First Congressional District is hosting an event to send Abby off to DC! You are invited to attend regardless of where you live in Iowa. We have a limited number of tickets to give out, provided by Accessibility for All Action Fund, on a first come first serve basis. we will have CART and ASL – if requested. Per usual there is a request for accommodation form which is integrated with the registration form. If you can’t attend but would like to sponsor someone else or if you would like to receive one of the scholarship tickets, please complete the pre registration form and then email me at

We would appreciate you sharing the information everywhere you can to spread the news.

Come join us for this celebration and fundraiser hosted by the First District Democrats

Veterans Memorial Coliseum
50 2nd Avenue Bridge
Cedar Rapids, 52401
Accessible Parking on 2nd Avenue Bridge

Additional Parking is located on street and in numerous municipal lots and ramps within 1 to 3 blocks of the Veterans Memorial Coliseum. (Click here for a Map)

11:30 a.m – Doors will open.
11:30 – 1:00 p.m. – Meet and Mingle with Congresswoman Elect Abby Finkenauer

Photo Booth Fun
Silent Auction

12:30 p.m. – Dinner begins.
1:15 p.m. – Main Program Begins
Representative Dave Loebsack
Presentation to Abby from 50/50 by 2020
Abby Finkenauer

End of Program – Silent Auction, Raffle, and 50/50 winners announced

Pre-register online prior to Thursday, December 6th and the Dinner is $25.00, $10.00 for Students/ADA Companions or no Dinner.

After December 6th, online registration will no longer be available and you will need to register onsite. While we will have some extra meals, they will be subject to availability.

Registration on Sunday, December 9th and the Dinner is $30.00 (provided a meal is available), $15.00 for Students or no Dinner

Click here to Pre-Register online no later than Thursday, December 6th, 2018.
If you need assistance with Pre-registration please contact Karen Black, Chair, First District Disability Caucus, at The Request for Accommodation Form is now part of the Pre-registration Form.

If you cannot attend and would like to purchase a Program for $5.00 and watch via our Facebook Page live stream, please also complete the registration form and you will be sent a link to download the Program.

If you would like to support the work of the First District Democrats or would like to be an Event Sponsor, have a group who would like to Donate, or Purchase an Ad in our special Program please contact the The deadline for submissions is Tuesday, December 4th, 2018.

See you there!
Catherine Crist
Chair, Disability Caucus of the IDP and First District Democrats

Click here for the Facebook Page for the Live Event link.
Click here for the First District Website.
Paid for by the First District Democrats.

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