Political FYI: Didier to appear at two events in county Saturday

  • Wed Jul 21st, 2010 10:51pm
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EVERETT — Clint Didier, a Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, is scheduled to appear at two events in Snohomish County on Saturday.

At noon, Didier will attend a hot dog picnic at the Snohomish home of Kim Poppe. The casual event is at 3922 113th Ave. SE.

For information and reservations, e-mail Poppe at kimpoppe@juno.com.

Then, at 2 p.m., Didier will conduct a town hall and fundraiser in Henry M. Jackson Park, 1700 State St., Everett, in which he will discuss his campaign and answer questions from those attending.

This event is free, though a campaign flier says donations are appreciated. There will be a raffle, music and free Constitution booklets, according to the campaign.

Didier is a Pasco-area farmer and former pro football player who is one 14 people challenging U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wa.

Information on both events can be found online at www.clintdidier.org.

Stanwood Dems hosting barbecue

STANWOOD — The Stanwood Democrats are hosting the group’s annual free salmon barbecue and rally from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Stillaguamish Grange, located in the Stanwood Camano Fairgrounds on Pioneer Highway.

The event also includes a silent auction and a raffle. Proceeds go to help fund local candidates and the Delores Haglund Jones Memorial Scholarship for a single parent age 21 or older.

Scheduled events include music by Sharon Abreu and a candidates’ meet-and-greet time.

Those planning to attend include state Sen. Mary Margaret Haugen, Snohomish County Sheriff John Lovick, Snohomish County Executive Aaron Reardon, 10th legislative district representative candidate Tom Riggs and 2nd Congressional district candidate Larry Kalb. Snohomish County Democrats chairman Bill Phillips plans to serve as master of ceremonies.

From Herald staff reports