OK

This is only a Preview!

You must Publish this diary to make this visible to the public,
or click 'Edit Diary' to make further changes first.

Posting a Diary Entry

Daily Kos welcomes blog articles from readers, known as diaries. The Intro section to a diary should be about three paragraphs long, and is required. The body section is optional, as is the poll, which can have 1 to 15 choices. Descriptive tags are also required to help others find your diary by subject; please don't use "cute" tags.

When you're ready, scroll down below the tags and click Save & Preview. You can edit your diary after it's published by clicking Edit Diary. Polls cannot be edited once they are published.

If this is your first time creating a Diary since the Ajax upgrade, before you enter any text below, please press Ctrl-F5 and then hold down the Shift Key and press your browser's Reload button to refresh its cache with the new script files.

ATTENTION: READ THE RULES.

  1. One diary daily maximum.
  2. Substantive diaries only. If you don't have at least three solid, original paragraphs, you should probably post a comment in an Open Thread.
  3. No repetitive diaries. Take a moment to ensure your topic hasn't been blogged (you can search for Stories and Diaries that already cover this topic), though fresh original analysis is always welcome.
  4. Use the "Body" textbox if your diary entry is longer than three paragraphs.
  5. Any images in your posts must be hosted by an approved image hosting service (one of: imageshack.us, photobucket.com, flickr.com, smugmug.com, allyoucanupload.com, picturetrail.com, mac.com, webshots.com, editgrid.com).
  6. Copying and pasting entire copyrighted works is prohibited. If you do quote something, keep it brief, always provide a link to the original source, and use the <blockquote> tags to clearly identify the quoted material. Violating this rule is grounds for immediate banning.
  7. Be civil. Do not "call out" other users by name in diary titles. Do not use profanity in diary titles. Don't write diaries whose main purpose is to deliberately inflame.
For the complete list of DailyKos diary guidelines, please click here.

Please begin with an informative title:

Come join fellow Democrats and campaign volunteers in celebrating the re-election of President Obama and raising money for the Arlington Food Assistance Center.  This is probably the least expensive inaugural celebration around - and it supports a good cause. So order your tickets today or come and buy them at the door tomorrow !

    Saturday, January 19, 7:30 PM - 11: 30 PM
    The State Theatre
    220 North Washington Street
    Falls Church, Virginia 22046
    703-237-0300
    (about a mile from the East Falls Church Metro)

Live music, dancing, hot & cold hors d’oeuvres, a cash bar and tons of fun!  

Dress Code:  Come as you are - Jeans to Sequins!!!

Only $50.00 per person*

Order your tickets online from the State Theatre or buy them at the door tomorrow.

Intro

You must enter an Intro for your Diary Entry between 300 and 1150 characters long (that's approximately 50-175 words without any html or formatting markup).

In 2008, a group of Democratic activists organized a low-cost Inauguration celebration for 500 of the volunteers who worked hard on the campaign but weren’t interested in the formal big-ticket Balls. So that the event would represent Democratic values in action, all profits went to the Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC). We raised over $7,000 and 3,000 lbs of food that night – and everyone had a GREAT time.

So we decided to do it again this year, to celebrate another great effort and to provide a fitting finale for the National Day of Service on January 19th. We’d love for you to join us for this very special event.

   

Order your tickets online from the State Theatre or buy them in person at the State Theatre box office when you come.
All proceeds above our costs will benefit the Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC).  We also will accept food donations. Please bring a bag or two of groceries!  AFAC needs non-perishable foods, such as pasta, spaghetti sauce, tuna fish, peanut butter, cereal, soups, etc.

*A portion of each ticket is tax deductible. Receipts will be available at check in.  Food donations are also deductible.

An event organized in coordination with the Presidential Inaugural Committee and the January 19th Day of Service.

Extended (Optional)

Originally posted to Virginia Victory on Fri Jan 18, 2013 at 06:45 PM PST.

Also republished by Virginia Kos.

EMAIL TO A FRIEND X
Your Email has been sent.