DIXON – The Lee County Democratic Committee parade is Aug. 3 in Franklin Grove. Lineup is at the Ashton-Franklin Center Middle School on E. South St. beginning at 3:30 p.m.; parade starts at 5.
The annual family picnic-drawdown is from 2 to 7 p.m. Aug. 11 at Walton Tap Picnic Grounds, 906 Walton Road, Walton. One meal and $500 drawing entry for $7, or two meals and $15,000 drawings for $100. Children under 10 are free. Drawings begin at 5 p.m. under the Big Tent. Volunteers are needed for set up, serving, and clean up. Call 815-440-5749 or 815-994-2109 if interested. Tickets have been distributed.
The annual Chairman’s Brunch is Aug. 14 in Springfield. Nancy Pelosi is the keynote speaker. Lee County Democrats have purchased seats; contact Theresa Sheridan 815-994-2109 if interested.