Twelfth Annual Carnell-Drummond Dinner

Meet and Greet

Meet and Greet

Almost time for dinner!

GWCDP Chair Charles Lewis kicks off the dinner.

Ivory Baylor sang a beautiful a capella rendition of God Bless America.

Recognizing our veterans

Former GWCDP chair Elaine Gentry about to announce this year’s Yellow Dog recipient.

Audrey Witherspoon was caught completely off guard when her name was announced for the Yellow Dog Award.


Presenting the plaque.

Words of wisdom for the younger generation.

Mary Geren spoke passionately about Senator Cory Booker.

Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s representative makes his case.

Lee Ballenger, the rep for Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, speaks about ending the war in Iraq and coming together to elect a Democrat in the end.

Elias Valentin II made Senator Kamala Harris’ case.

Kwadjo Campbell started the cry to support Senator Bernie Sanders.

Micah Jenkins continued the Sanders rallying call.

Dylan Fender spoke passionately about the environment in his call to gather support for Tom Steyer.

Luke Quillen talked about the woman who has a plan for that, Senator Elizabeth Warren.

Representative Anne Parks introduced her colleague and friend and our guest speaker for the evening.

Representative Chandra Dillard from Greenville gave an inspirational speech.

She spoke on the theme of Marvin Gaye’s “What’s Going On,” encouraging everyone to stop the hating.

SCDP Chair Trav Robertson gave an empassioned call for support to help re-elect Senator Floyd Nicholson and promised the State Party was behind him 100%.