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DPOC Truman Dinner; Tickets Going Fast

August 3, 2018, Orange, Calif. – The Democratic Party of Orange County is set to host an exciting lineup of national and statewide Democratic Party leaders at its 24th Annual Harry S. Truman Awards Dinner on Saturday, August 25, 2018 in Costa Mesa.

“It’s been incredible. We’re already hitting max capacity a month out, the demand is huge,” said Fran Sdao, Chair of the Democratic Party of Orange county (DPOC). “This has a direct impact on services we can provide, so of course we’re thrilled.”

The Keynote Speaker is Congressman Adam Schiff. Schiff is Ranking Member (top Democrat) of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and a vocal critic of the Trump Administration’s handling of the Russia investigations. Past speakers include Keith Ellison, Julian Castro, Barney Frank, and Gavin Newsom.

Honorees include Sodexo workers of the National Union of Healthcare Workers (NUHW), receiving the Dolores Huerta Labor Award; California State Senator Kevin de León, recipient of the Social Justice Award; and Jennifer Muir Beuthin, General Manager of the Orange County Employees Association, who will receive the Truman Award.

The Harry S. Truman Awards Dinner raises community funds for core Democratic Party operations to train, organize and elect Democrats in Orange County. It is named after Democratic President Harry S. Truman, a Democrat who defied the odds, desegregated the US Armed Forces, and championed Medicare and anti-poverty initiatives.

The 24th Annual Harry S. Truman Awards Dinner is Saturday, August 25th from 5:30-9:00 pm at the Hilton Hotel in Costa Mesa. Doors open at 5:00 pm. 

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About The Democratic Party of Orange County

The Democratic Party of Orange County (DPOC) is the official Democratic Party organization representing over half a million registered Democratic voters in Orange County, California, the nation’s sixth-largest county.

The voter gap in Orange County dropped from 22% in 1990 to just 2.6% in 2018, and is still closing. In 2016, Orange County voters chose a Democrat for President for the first time since 1936, and put four Orange County-based US House seats into play in national efforts to retake the House in 2018. To volunteer or donate to elect strong Democrats, visit DPOC at, email us at, or call (714) 634-DEMS.

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One Comment

  1. 4th District Resident 4th District Resident August 5, 2018

    A failed businessman who rose through the crooked Pendergast mob, who presiding over a corrupt administration and the only man in history to use nuclear weapons against human beings.

    Time for a new hero?

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