Letter: Bidding Sen. Schwartz farewell

The Pitkin County Democratic Party invites you to our farewell dinner for Sen. Gail Schwartz today at the Pitkin County Democratic Party’s fourth annual dinner. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. at the T Lazy 7 Ranch Lodge on 3129 Maroon Creek Road in Aspen. Join us for a Hickory House barbecue dinner buffet with music by Dan Sheridan. Buy your tickets at

We are very excited to be honoring Schwartz for her many years of community service to Colorado and the Roaring Fork Valley. Aspen Mayor Steve Skadron will be welcoming our guests. Schwartz’s colleagues, including Colorado Senate Majority Leader Rollie Heath, District 3 congressional candidate and former state Sen. Abel Tapia, state Rep. Millie Hamner, state Senate candidate Kerry Donovan, Pitkin County Commissioner Rachel Richards and Pitkin County Commissioner candidate Patti Clapper will be rallying the troops for the upcoming November election and sharing their stories about Schwartz.

Proceeds from this event help fund our local get-out-the-vote efforts. Please join us for this memorable evening. Buy your tickets today at

Blanca O’Leary, chair

Mike Simmons, first vice chair

Wes Graham, second vice chair

Pitkin County Democrats