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Trump has launched a relentless attack on Minnesota’s Boundary Waters since day one of his presidency by fast-tracking risky sulfide-ore copper mining on the doorstep of America’s most visited Wilderness.

 

People from across the world visit to experience the unparalleled Boundary Waters Wilderness.

YOU ARE INVITED TO
VOTE BOUNDARY WATERS 2020 FUNDRAISER

 Thursday, October 8, 2020

5:00 pm CST

ONLINE

 

Featuring special guests & Boundary Waters champions

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

Sulfide-ore copper mining, considered the riskiest type of mining, would make it unsafe for children and families to visit the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and would pollute the water. It would jeopardize the rivers and lakes where people from around the country come to camp, canoe, hike, dogsled, fish, swim, spend time with their families, and get clean drinking water.

 

Since day one of his presidency, Trump has launched a relentless attack on Minnesota’s Boundary Waters, fast-tracking risky sulfide-ore copper mining on the doorstep of America’s most visited Wilderness. 

Help protect this special place by joining 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).

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
Win and Binky Rockwell

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.

Prepared and paid for by the Boundary Waters Action Fund.

The Boundary Waters Action Fund is a 501(c)4 dedicated to protecting the Boundary Waters Wilderness from the threat of sulfide-ore copper mining in the watershed of the Boundary Waters.