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Freedom Banquet

2003 Freedom Banquet

The San Diego Democratic Club’s 2003 Freedom Banquet will take place on Saturday, November 15 at the Holiday Inn on the Bay, 1335 North Harbor Drive, in downtown San Diego, across from the Star of India sailing ship. The VIP reception starts at 6 p.m., the general reception starts at 7 p.m., and the dinner starts at 7:30 p.m. Our keynote speaker and A. Brad Truax Human Rights Award recipient will be State Board of Equalization Chair Carol Migden.

Other awardees include Gracia Molina Pick for the J. Douglas Scott Award for Political Action, Amanda Watson for the Gloria Steinem Award for Communication, the ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties for the Eleanor Roosevelt Award for Community Action, and Fentress Ott for the R. Steven Pope Award for Volunteerism.

Tickets for the general reception and dinner are $75. If you are a sustaining member of SDDC, your tickets will be half price. If you volunteer to help during the dinner, your tickets will also be half price. SDDC sponsoring members receive free tickets to the general reception and dinner. To find out about volunteer opportunities, email

Tickets for the VIP reception are only $50. A VIP reception ticket does not get you into the general reception and dinner. If you sell a table of ten for the dinner, you will be able to attend the VIP reception for free.

If you cannot afford $75 for the general reception and dinner, please contact us at or leave a message at (858) 496-3312 and we will see if we can find someone to sponsor you. If you would like to contribute to the SDDC so someone can go to the dinner, we would be grateful.

Please indicate when you make your reservations if you would like a vegetarian meal. If you want to sit at someone’s table, please also indicate this.

You can make reservations and pay in one of two ways:

Option #1: RSVPĀ and pay by mail to: SDDC, PO Box 33050, San Diego CA 92163. Include your check or your credit card (Visa or MasterCard) number and expiration date along with this reply card. You can also fax your RSVP if paying by credit card by sending your reply card to (619) 286-9205.

Option #2: by bank transfer or credit card (Visa, MC, AMEX, or Disc.) via PayPal using the form below.

If you would prefer to receive an invitation by mail and are not a SDDC member, please contact us at or leave a message at (858) 496-3312.

If you have any questions or run into problems, contact us at or leave a message at (858) 496-3312.