August 08-11-2017


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460 N Shore Drive Clear Lake, Iowa


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This Iowa Democratic Wing Ding is a Grass-Roots fund raiser that directly benefits participating county parties by raising funds for their general funds. The Wing Ding is in it’s 13th year of operation and encompasses 23 counties in Iowa. We have featured prominent speakers such as Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sander, Martin O’Malley, and countless others thru the years.

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Eric Swalwell

US. Congressional Representative

Swalwell was born in Sac City, Iowa and raised in Dublin, California. He graduated from Dublin High School in

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  • Beacon Award /

    The Beacon Award is Presented Annually by the Iowa Democratic Wing Ding Organization. This beautiful crystal award is presented to an individual office holder, past or present, who best exemplifies the ideals of the Democratic Party. The award which is presented at the Annual Wing Ding Fundraiser at the Historic Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, Iowa acknowledges and recognizes an individual who provides a beacon of light to the Democratic Party through:
    L – Leadership
    I – Integrity
    G – Guidance
    H – Honor
    T – Truth

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    2017 Iowa Wing Ding is Coming!

    The Iowa Democratic Wing Ding is coming to the Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake again this year, on Friday, August 11, so please save the date and let your counties know about it. This is the only fundraiser exclusively for county parties,

    History of the Iowa Democratic Wing Ding

      The original Wing Ding Committee met in 2003 to plan a democratic fundraiser that would raise funds for the county Democratic Central Committees. The original three counties cooperating in this effort were Hancock, Winnebago and Cerro Gordo. At the first event

    Wing Ding 2015

    Wing Ding 2015 came and went with a blast. We would like to thank all the volunteers and staff who helped us put together the largest democratic event North Iowa has ever seen.

    Event Location

    Surf Ballroom
    460 N Shore Drive Clear Lake, Iowa 50428

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