Sen. Doug Beck to be honored at Jefferson County Democrats awards dinner

Festus, MO – The Second Annual Jefferson County Democrats Awards dinner will be held on Wednesday, June 21.

The event will be held at Taytro’s Bar & Catering at 311 N. Creek Drive in Festus, Mo., and begins with a reception at 5:30 p.m. The dinner and the awards ceremony will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Former Congressman Russ Carnahan, Missouri Democratic Party chair, will be the guest speaker.

This year’s awardees include:

  • Former Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon, who will receive the William McKenna Lifetime Service to Missouri Award.
  • Fran Newkirk, who will be honored with the Lifetime Service to Jefferson County Award
  • Sen. Doug Beck, of Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 562, who will receive the Labor Advocate of the Year Award.

Tickets to the event are $100 per person. Advertising is also available in the dinner’s program book. A full-page color ad is $500, a half-page color ad is $250 and a ¼-page color ad is $150.

Gold sponsorships are $2,500 and include two tables and a full-page ad, silver sponsorships are $1,500 and include one table and a half-page ad, and bronze scholarships are $1,000 and include a table and a ¼-page ad.

For tickets, visit For more information, call Bob Butler at 314-605-0024.


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