Monroe Sweetland Dinner & Auction 2017

One of our most important functions is providing campaign support to local Progressive Candidates for Civic and Statewide offices through low-cost office space, campaign services, phone banking, yard sign pick up and drop off and much more.

October 1st, 2017Please join Marion County Democrats for our annual fundraising auction. This will be the Second Annual Monroe Sweetland Dinner and we hope to have support from Democrats statewide as we celebrate Your Voice in Our Democracy. The evening will include Special Guest Speakers, live and silent auctions and lots of fun.

This year, we will be hosting a special VIP reception which will include many of our elected leaders.  You must be a monthly donor to attend.  You can become a monthly donor through our website or contact treasurer [at]

The auction will be held at the Red Lion Inn, 3301 Market St NE, Salem, OR 97301. Doors will open for the Silent Auction and No Host cocktails at 4:00 PM. Dinner seating begins at 5:30 with our featured speaker at 6:00 PM.  Reserved seating is a $80 per person in support of your local Democratic Party.

Your reservation purchase helps to support our ongoing efforts at ensuring progressive and well-supported candidates in Marion County, Oregon. Your contribution will be used to help support our ongoing costs in maintaining a downtown Salem headquarters as well as providing direct and in-kind support to local Democratic campaigns.

Note:  When making reservations for more than one person, please email all names and menu choices to treasurer [at]


  • Herbed Chicken
  • Seared Wild Salmon
  • Spinach Crepes

Make your reservation (click here):

You can also make reservations by mail:

P.O. Box 13835, Salem, OR 97309