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3rd Annual Defending Democracy Digital Dine-In Fundraiser

July 13, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/d3i_2023


Please join us Thursday, July 13th, 2023 for our third annual “Defending Democracy Digital Dine-In 3” sponsored by the Howard County Democratic Central Committee. We are excited to announce that the Keynote Speaker will be Congresswoman Nikema Williams, who is both the U.S. Representative for Georgia’s 5th Congressional District and Chair of the Democratic Party of Georgia.

Special guests also include U.S. Congressman John Sarbanes, state and local elected leaders and many more to be announced in coming days!

The event will be hosted from 7:00pm-8:30pm. Dinner must be picked up the day of the event from our restaurant partner, Maggiano’s Little Italy (10300 Little Patuxent Parkway #3160, Columbia, MD 21044), between 3 and 6 PM; however, if you wish to donate the meals, we will also handle donating the extra meals to community members in need.

Meal Options:

  • (Vegan) Spaghetti – Vegan pasta with marinara sauce
  • (Vegetarian) Eggplant Parmesan – Provolone, Tomato Ragu with Spaghetti Aglio Olio
  • (Chicken) Chicken Parmesan – Provolone & Marinara Sauce with Spaghetti Marinara
  • (Seafood) Parmesan-crusted Cod Calabrian Honey – Spinach, Spewed Tomatoes, Calabrian Honey Glaze, Angel Hair Aglio Olio


  • Donate Meal

Pick Up Time Options:

  • Time1: 3:00 – 3:30 PM
  • Time2: 3:30 – 4:00 PM
  • Time3: 4:00 – 4:30 PM
  • Time4: 4:30 – 5:00 PM
  • Time5: 5:00 – 5:30 PM
  • Time6: 5:30 – 6:00 PM


We also have sponsorships available, please follow the ActBlue link to see all options, we welcome all partners! Sponsorship packages include several meals, HCDCC T-Shirts, in addition to prominent name recognition the day of event and in our marketing materials; available for pick up when you grab your meal!

Sponsorship levels 
FREEDOM GUARDIAN – $1,000.00 (Includes 10 Meals, 4 HCDCC T-Shirts, 1-page ad in Program Guide)

LIBERTY GUARDIAN – $500.00 (Includes 6 Meals, 2 HCDCC T-Shirts, 1/2 page ad in Program Guide)

DEMOCRACY ADVOCATE – $250.00 (2 Meals, 1 HCDCC T-Shirt, 1/4 page ad in Program Guide)

General Admission
General Admission Ticket – $100.00  (includes 1 meal with ticket)
Young Dems / Seniors Ticket – $80.00 (includes 1 meal with ticket)

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/d3i_2023

During this event, the committee will introduce a few awards that will be given to community members who have excelled in their respective efforts to advance the party and fight for the Democratic ideals we treasure.

Please support your local Democratic Party and join this event! Your HCDCC is hard at work to make certain this will be a program you won’t forget! Join us in Defending our Democracy!

For more information, please contact howardcountydems@gmail.com or maeabeale@gmail.com.


July 13, 2023
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
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Authority: Howard County Democratic Central Committee, Dhaval Shah, Treasurer.
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