Events and Fundraisers
West Austin Meet & Greet
Meet & Greet for several Austin area candidates: Kathi Thomas, Ana Jordan, Donna Howard, Margaret Moore and David Holmes.
Venue: Heckler's home, 1319 Wilson Heights
Date: October 05, 2016
PLEASE RSVP if you plan on attending- if you email, put "RSVP" in the subject line. You may also call 512-217-3162
Grassroots Democratic Forum
Hosted by the Lampasas County Democratic Party
The Lampasas County Democratic Party will be hosting a Grassroots Forum, which will include brief speeches from their State Candidates: Sandra Blankenship, Jennie Lou Leeder, and Kathi Thomas, candidate for US House of Representatives. This event will be moderated and open to the public, allowing for their questions.
Venue: Courthouse Annex, 409 S. Pecan St, Lampasas
Date: October 06, 2016
Time: 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Everyone is invited, we just ask that you are civil.
Longhorn Alumni Band Day
Kathi will march with the world famous Longhorn Alumni Band at the University of Texas Longhorn football game
Venue: UT football stadium
Date: October 15, 2016
Time: all day
We practice during the day, and then march at the game that evening.
Meet the Candidates
hosted by Connie and Robert Sheldon,
Come, enjoy some refreshments and get to know some good folks.
Venue: 5 Lost Meadow Cove, The Hills, TX. 78738
Date: October 16, 2016
Time: 2:00-4:00 PM
Blues, Western Swing, & Democracy
Listen to great music, meet great people, discuss important issues and learn about local candidates who share our values. Primary purpose is Meet 'N Greet.
Who is invited? - Anyone who cares about democracy
What to bring - This is a pot luck event, bring a dish, bring a friend, BYOB. Children always welcome. Your financial support for the candidates is appreciated, but not required.
Carl Weathersby – By way of Chicago, Dripping Springs very own Carl Weathersby's plays weekly at Hudson on Mercer but will be in my backyard for a one time only event in support of democracy. Mixing Southern charm, soulful vocals, and fierce guitar-playing, Carl plays the blues, from down-and-dirty to scintillating Albert King influenced chops. http://carlweathersby.org/
Alex Dormont – Dripping’s very own leader of Hot Texas Swing Band will be on hand, playing with Carl and adding a bit of Western Swing to the evening. http://alexdormontmusic.com/
Kathi Thomas - Kathi is running for Texas Congressional District 25. Kathi also resides here in Dripping Springs and has a child at the Dripping Springs High School. Kathi’s platform is reasonable governance, fiscal responsibility, fairness and equality for all. http://www.kathiforcongress.com/
Dr, Rebecca Bell Metereau is, running for State Board of Education District 5 vs Ken Mercer. Rebecca is an award-winning professor of English at Texas State University who will bring reasoning and education as a priority back to the board. http://www.voterebecca.com/
Venue: home of James and Martha Akers- address sent upon RSVP
Date: October 16, 2016
Kathi is speaking at Adoption Knowledge Affiliates
Kathi will be sharing her experiences as a adoptive Mom, about the international experience, and what is happening to Guatemalan children since the shutdown.
Venue: Settlement Home, 1607 Colony Creek Dr, Bldg. B, Austin, TX
Date: October 17, 2016
Time: 7:00 PM
This meeting is not about politics, it is for those who are any part of adoption triads- adoptive parents, biological parents and children/adults whose forever families were formed through adoption.
Tarrytown Meet & Greet
Drop by for light refreshment and to meet Kathi Thomas, Candidate for US House of Congress.
Hosted by Barbara Anderson & Jim Furgeson
Venue: Private home, addrtess furnished upon RSVP
Date: October 22, 2016
Time: 3:00 PM-5:00 PM
Early Voting Kickoff & Candidates Meet & Greeet
Drop by for a few minutes to meet your candidates, and be sure you've got what you need to vote!
Venue: Circle C Community Center at LaCrosse and Spruce Canyon
Date: October 23, 2016
Kathi will be coming from another event across town, so will be a few minutes late, but there will be someone there with literature & signs for the campaign.
NW Austin Meet & Greet
Meet & Greet in NW Austin. Stop by to meet the candidate and ask your questions.
Hosted by Steffi & John Yearwood.
Venue: private home in NW Austin off of Spicewood Springs, address send upon RSVP
Date: October 23, 2016
Stop by to meet the candidate, ask your questions and/or for a sign for your yard. Early Voting starts the next day!
Music Under the Stars & a Candidate, too
In the Garden
Good music*, good company, good candidate (Kathi Thomas for Congress, CD25) & good food ("Dutch treat")
* Music by Alison Moore, Phil Lancaster & Steve Wood & maybe a few surprises
RSVP by Monday, Oct. 24, so Travis can have enough staff for us to https://goo.gl/forms/M7JIazCfQm2OfffI2
Venue: Hays City Store, 8989 FM150, Driftwood
Date: October 26, 2016
Time: 6-8 PM