2018 Morrison Exon Dinner

The annual fundraising event for the Nebraska Democratic Party is called the Morrison Exon Dinner. At the event, we present awards to hard-working volunteers and hear from state and national speakers. We are excited to announce that Sen. Jeff Merkley is serving as our Keynote Speaker. 

Morrison Exon Dinner, Aug. 17, Hilton Downtown (1001 Cass Street, Omaha), 5-9pm
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Keynote Speaker: Sen. Jeff Merkley will join us as the Keynote Speaker! You might have seen the video of Sen. Merkley as he went to the border to stand up for kids. Sen. Merkley, from Oregon, is a champion on climate action and has a long history of working to build affordable housing.

Tickets: Purchase your tickets, sponsor a table or secure Ad space in the program now!

Monthly Donors: If you are a monthly donor, you can RSVP for your ticket here: https://goo.gl/forms/6bQx51SHFEXYHZE42

Seating and Food Preference: Once you purchase a ticket, you can fill this form out to let us know if you want to sit with certain other Dems and to let us know any food preferences.

Reserve your room: https://book.passkey.com/go/MEA18

Event Schedule: 

VIP Reception: 5:00pm

General Reception: 6:00pm

Dinner and Awards: 7:00pm

After Party Karaoke: 10:00pm (this is a separately ticketed event, $10 at the door, Hilton Downtown)

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Photo Booth: An old school photo booth will be on site where you can take pics with your friends and get that cool photo strip as a memory of the Morrison Exon Dinner.

After Party Karaoke: A new addition this year, we will host an After Party with karaoke. You can pay $10 at the door to attend the event. You do not have to attend the dinner to come to this fun event. For $25 you can request someone sings a song and for $50 you can deny singing 🙂 

Volunteer: If you want to volunteer for the event (all volunteers get a free ticket) or want to be put on the list of tickets that sponsors help those who can not afford the ticket, please email info@nebraskademocrats.org  

ABOUT THE ANNUAL VOLUNTEER AWARDS

Every year we celebrate volunteers, county party leaders and elected officials who put the hard work in every day to build the Democratic Party. You can nominate a Democrat for the various awards. The deadline to submit the award nominations is Aug. 3, 2018 at 5pm CT. 

Read more about past award winners.

Submit a fellow Democrat for an award with the online Nomination Form.

AWARD DESCRIPTIONS


Bob Kerrey 1st, 2nd and 3rd District Volunteer Award

Nominees for this award should be a volunteer who personifies the spirit of the Nebraska Democratic Party. The award is given to an individual who is tireless in supporting the Nebraska Democratic Party activities and campaigns for Democratic candidates and creates a positive image of the party and its candidates within the 1st, 2nd and 3rd District (one per Congressional District).

JFK Award

Nominees for this award should be a young person (using the age criteria of the Young Democrats which is under 35 years old) honored for their exceptional volunteer activities and participation within the Party. This individual must also be active in energizing other young Democrats with Nebraska Democratic Party ideals and principles. Nominees do not have to be specifically affiliated with an organized Young Democrat group.

FDR Award

Nominees should be a volunteer who personifies the spirit of the Nebraska Democratic Party. The award is given to an individual who is tireless in supporting the Nebraska Democratic Party activities and campaigns for Democratic candidates and creates a positive image of the party and its candidates.

Hall of Fame Award

Nominees should be elected officials who are dedicated to the principles of the Nebraska Democratic Party and who have contributed above and beyond the call of duty to the Nebraska Democratic Party and Democratic candidates for public office.

Morrison-Exon Award

Nominees for this award should be a County Party officer who has worked tirelessly to promote the activities and values of the Democratic Party in their county and throughout the state. This individual should have served or continues to serve as an officer of their county party in the last year. Nominees should demonstrate a dedication to service, integrity, the organizing of their county party infrastructure, and support for local Democratic candidates.

Sunshine Award

Nominees should be someone who is dedicated to improving both the Nebraska Democratic Party and their community. This award is given in honor of Carrie Howard.