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2012 Chairman's Circle Luncheon Announcement

Friday, August 17, 2012
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Washington Athletic Club
1325 Sixth Avenue • Seattle

Join Bill Ruckelshaus and Chairman's
Circle members Phyllis Campbell, Jack Creighton, Dan Evans, Bill Gates Sr., Jerry Grinstein, Denis Hayes, Joe King, and others.

Featuring: Ronald Brownstein, author of The Second Civil War: How Extreme Partisanship Has Paralyzed Washington and Polarized America and a two-time finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of presidential campaigns. He is the political director of Atlantic Media Company, publisher of the Atlantic, National Journal, and The Hotline. Brownstein formerly served as the National Affairs Columnist for the Los Angeles Times. He has also served as the Times’ National Political Correspondent and the author of the weekly Washington Outlook column. Mr. Brownstein served as the National Journal’s White House and National Politics Correspondent. He appears regularly on MSNBC programs, including Hardball, Andrea Mitchell Reports and Morning Joe, and previously served as a political analyst for CNN. He also appears regularly on Meet the Press, and This Week with George Stephanopoulos and previously served as a regular panelist on Face the Nation.

The Chairman’s Circle is a group of the Ruckelshaus Center’s most dedicated supporters. Event sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information about the luncheon or joining the Chairman’s Circle, please contact the Center at, (509) 335-2937, or (206) 428-3021.


The cost per table/ticket less $40 per person is considered a contribution and is tax-deductible as permitted by law. Supporting the Center is a tax-deductible investment in the quality of life in our state and region, and qualifies for donor credit at WSU or UW.




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In order to reserve your seat at this year's luncheon, please be sure to RSVP on the registration page.


Presenting Sponsor
  $3,000 more info>>
Event Sponsor
  $2,000 more info>>
Table Sponsor
Chairman's Circle Members
  Complimentary more info>>
Individual Tickets
  $150 more info>>

Please RSVP by July 30



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