Congratulations to all of the “Liston B. Ramsey” Award Winners and thank you for all of your hard work in the North Carolina Democratic Party.

A special thanks to Dick Sinclair for the great photography during this years event.

Award Winners not present include:
Dianne Olansky of Clay County
Stephen Ray Hooper of Graham County
Sue Pangle Keener of Madison County
Ron Sinclair of McDowell County
Risa Clemons Larson of Mitchell County
Ted Heimerdinger of Transylvania County

This years “Mountain Democrat” Award Winner: Howard Larson, Chair of Mitchell County. (not pictured)

District Chiar, Kathy Sinclair opening up the dinner with inspiring words to Western North Carolina Democrats.

District Chiar, Kathy Sinclair opening up the dinner with inspiring words to Western North Carolina Democrats.

Buncombe County Chair, Jeff Rose introducing the evening’s Keynote Speaker

Buncombe County Chair, Jeff Rose introducing the evening’s Keynote Speaker

Keynote speaker Representative Brian Turner from NC House District 116

Keynote speaker Representative Brian Turner from NC House District 116

Buncombe County Chair Jeff Rose presenting the Liston B. Ramsey Award to Kristen Goldsmith

Buncombe County Chair Jeff Rose presenting the Liston B. Ramsey Award to Kristen Goldsmith

Buncombe County Chair Jeff Rose presenting the Liston B. Ramsey Award to Bruce Snelson

Buncombe County Chair Jeff Rose presenting the Liston B. Ramsey Award to Bruce Snelson

Minority Affairs Chair of NC11, Gale Jones presenting the Liston B. Ramsey Award to Burke County Chair, Pam Genant

Minority Affairs Chair of NC11, Gale Jones presenting the Liston B. Ramsey Award to Burke County Chair, Pam Genant

Burke County Chair, Pam Genant presenting the Liston B. Ramsey Award to Leslie Kern.

Burke County Chair, Pam Genant presenting the Liston B. Ramsey Award to Leslie Kern.

Caldwell County Chair, Derek Schwenkbeck presenting the Liston B. Ramsey Award to Mareen Woodard, who accepted the award in honor of her mother, Judy O’Laughlin Miller

Caldwell County Chair, Derek Schwenkbeck presenting the Liston B. Ramsey Award to Mareen Woodard, who accepted the award in honor of her mother, Judy O’Laughlin Miller

Cherokee County First Vice Chair presenting the Liston B. Ramsey Award to Dianne Snyder

Cherokee County First Vice Chair presenting the Liston B. Ramsey Award to Dianne Snyder

Haywood County Chair, Myrna Campbell presenting the Liston B. Ramsey Award to Norm Hoffman

Haywood County Chair, Myrna Campbell presenting the Liston B. Ramsey Award to Norm Hoffman

Henderson County Chair, Kathleen Gould presenting the Liston B. Ramsey Award to Princess Ferguson

Henderson County Chair, Kathleen Gould presenting the Liston B. Ramsey Award to Princess Ferguson

Jackson County Chair, Frank Burrell presenting the Liston B. Ramsey Award to Lorna Barnett

Jackson County Chair, Frank Burrell presenting the Liston B. Ramsey Award to Lorna Barnett

Macon County Chair, Gary St. Arnauld presenting the Liston B. Ramsey Award to Anne Hyder

Macon County Chair, Gary St. Arnauld presenting the Liston B. Ramsey Award to Anne Hyder

Swain County Chair, Luke Hyde presenting the Liston B. Ramsey Award to Mary Herr

Swain County Chair, Luke Hyde presenting the Liston B. Ramsey Award to Mary Herr

Yancey County Chair, Tommy Fox presenting the Liston B. Ramsey Award to Deirdre Caudill

Yancey County Chair, Tommy Fox presenting the Liston B. Ramsey Award to Deirdre Caudill