About Truman Days

President Harry Truman

Saturday, May 31st

10:00 am. Breakfast
Speaker:  U.S. Representative Emanuel Cleaver

12:30 – 3:00 pm. 2013 Legislative Wrap Up & Grassroots Training

3:00 – 6:00 pm. Hospitality Suites

6:00 – 7:00 pm. Social Hour

7:00. Truman Gala

with, U.S. Representative, Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, II

Treasurer Clint Zweifel, Secretary of State Jason Kander, &

 Attorney General Chris Koster, Governor Jay Nixon

and Keynote Speaker U.S. Representative Linda Sanchez

9:00 pm. Hospitality Suites re-open

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Back in the 70′s we had Harry’s Day…

Then about 25 years ago the story is that 2 loyal Democrats Bill Baker and Lu Vaughn were traveling on the way back from Jackson Days in Springfield, while driving back the idea of a Jackson County celebration was born, well at least that’s the way I’ve heard it.  Whatever happened the Jackson County Truman’s Day event was born.Truman Days turns 26 years old this year in large part due to the efforts of these 2 gentleman and countless other loyal and hard working Democrats to celebrate Missouri’s only President Harry Truman. Every year for the past 25 years we have gathered early in May with Democrats from all over the state of Missouri.

Friday Night

It’s a party and only Democrats are welcome! Stop by our hospitality suites to enjoy amazing food, and good company. Our sponsors pull out all of the stops to ensure that you have a great time. This is a great opportunity to catch up with old friends and make some new ones!

Saturday Morning

Join us for our Brunch sponsored by the 5th District Women’s Club.  We feature a wonderful keynote speaker every year, and have the wonderful tradition of awarding the 5th District’s Dutch Newman Woman of the Year award.

Saturday Night

You are invited to the best party in town!  Join 500 of your best Democratic friends for an evening of fun and food.  We will have a fantastic line up this year again. Featuring our Democratic Elected officials.