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VOTE BOUNDARY WATERS 2020 FUNDRAISER

 

Thursday, October 8, 2020

5:00 pm CST

ONLINE
 

 VIP reception - 4:15 pm CST

General Program - 5:00 pm CST

 

Featuring special guests & Boundary Waters champions

Julia Louis-Dreyfus and former U.S. Senator Al Franken

The Boundary Waters is on the ballot this election, and you are invited to join us virtually for an evening dedicated to protecting this incredible Wilderness with special guests, Boundary Waters champions Julia Louis-Dreyfus and former U.S. Senator Al Franken.

 

Also featured will be elected officials and candidates dedicated to protecting the Boundary Waters, including U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum (MN CD 4), Quinn Nystrom (candidate for MN CD 8), MN Rep. Jim Davnie (63A), MN Rep. Jamie Becker-Finn (42B), MN Rep. Kelly Morrison (33B), MN State Senator Scott Dibble (61), and Jen McEwen (candidate for SD7).​ 

 

The VIP reception, which one can have access to when they purchase a VIP-level ticket, is a 25-minute exclusive virtual reception that takes place before the general program, at 4:15 p.m. CST.

HOST COMMITTEE
Lac La Croix ($10,000): Nan and Gerry Snyder, Judson Dayton
 

Basswood ($5,000): Mia Divecha, Hunt Greene, Jack and Rhoda Liebo, Marcia Townley,
Steve Kelley

Would you like to be part of this event’s host committee? Please contact Carter Sample at Carter@boundarywatersaction.org for more information.

 

FAQ: 

What is this event?

  • This is the major annual fundraiser for the Campaign to Save the Boundary Waters in support of its affiliate, Boundary Waters Action Fund. It features Boundary Waters Champions Julia Louis-Dryfus and former U.S. Senator Al Franken, as well as a number of state and federal elected officials and candidates that are dedicated to protecting the Boundary Waters for generations to come.

 

What is Boundary Waters Action Fund?

  • Boundary Waters Action Fund (BWAF) is focused on electing candidates for state and federal office who pledge to protect the Boundary Waters by supporting a permanent ban on sulfide-ore copper mining near the Wilderness as well as advocating for permanent protection at the state and federal level. 

 

Is my ticket purchase tax-deductible?

  • No. Boundary Waters Action Fund is a 501c4 organization, so any gifts made are not tax-deductible by law.

 

What/when is the VIP reception?

  • The VIP reception, which one can have access to when they purchase a VIP-level ticket, is a 25-minute exclusive virtual reception that takes place before the general program, at 4:30 p.m. CST. More information about this special pre-event gathering will be made available in the coming days.