Spencer County Democratic Party to Host Candidates for Congress and Secretary of State at JFK Dinner and Silent Auction on April 24 |

Press release from Spencer County Democratic Party Chairman Dan Wilkinson

SPENCER COUNTY – The Spencer County Democratic Party will welcome Ray McCormick, candidate for U.S. Representative for Indiana’s 8th District, and Destiny Scott Wells, candidate for Secretary of State, as guest speakers at the Spencer County’s annual JFK dinner and silent auction on Sunday, April 24 at the Spencer County Youth & Community Center in Chrisney.

Also in attendance will be 8th District President Thomasina Marsili and local candidates, including District Attorney candidate Sheriff Kelli Reinke – Dan Wilkinson, Assessor Jane McGinnis and County Councilors Todd Groundhoefer and Todd Ruxer, as well as cantonal candidates.

Sponsored by the Spencer County Democratic Central Committee, the menu will include smoked pork, creek fries, baked beans, salad, bread, cupcakes for dessert, as well as hot dogs for the kids. . Doors will open at 11:30 a.m. CDT with meal service starting at 12:30 p.m. CDT and take-out service available. There will also be a silent auction and door prizes. Tickets are $15 (free for students and children) and can be purchased in advance online at spencerdemocrats.org or by calling Secretary Bob Compton at (812) 937-2178. Tickets will also be available for purchase at the door.

“We are thrilled to bring together local members of the Democratic Party for this annual event after a two-year hiatus caused by the pandemic. I encourage and invite all Democratic Party supporters to join us for an afternoon of great food and fellowship. This will also be a great time to meet with county and township candidates and hear from candidates for Congress and Indiana’s Secretary of State,” said Spencer County Democratic Party Chairman Dan Wilkinson. “We will also have great gift baskets for a silent auction and we will have special recognition for some of our past Spencer County office holders,” Wilkinson said.

Joseph K. Bennett