Gavin Newsom to Keynote ECCO’s 25th Awards Gala

The 25th Anniversary ECCO Awards Gala will be held Saturday, October 4, 2008.

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom will be the Keynote Speaker and receive the Joe Dunn Political Leadership Award.

Shannon Minter will receive a Community Service Award for his work as NCLR (National Center for Lesbian Rights) Lead Counsel in the California Marriage Equality decision.

Receiving a Civil Rights Award will be President Sal Rosselli of the SEIU — United Healthcare Workers — West.

• Featuring Bel Canto: Voices from Men Alive!
• Disneyland Hotel, Magic Kingdom Ballroom
• Registration and Silent Auction 6-7pm
• Dinner and Program Begin at 7pm
• Tickets $175 (Click on the link) or call 949-975-0866, or email
• Formal Attire Suggested

Publisher’s Note: Congratulations to TheLiberalOC bloggers Bill Spaulding and Misha Houser who were elected on Thursday night to the ECCO Board of Directors.

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Elections Committee of the County of Orange
As one of California’s largest Political Action Committees, ECCO is on the front lines of the political battlefield. We monitor all legislative issues that may have a direct or indirect impact on our community. Through our efforts and affiliations, ECCO is a potent political voice for hundreds of thousands of individuals throughout the country — particularly in Southern California.