P R E S S R E L E A S E
Cherokee County, Texas
Thursday, May 30, 2019, 6:00 P.M.
April 2, 2019:
2019 Scholarship Benefit has
been rescheduled for Tuesday, May 30, 2019.
Tickets purchased for the March 28th
rescheduled event are valid.
Democratic Women and the Cherokee County,
Texas Democrats Club will host at 6:00p.m, at Los Regios Restaurant
Mexican Restaurant, 517 East
Rusk, Jacksonville, Texas guest speaker
Retired Colonel Kim Olson.
Kim Olson - Guest Speaker
Director of HR for Dallas ISD - Oversaw 22,000
employees and 1 billion dollar budget.
Weatherford ISD Trustee – Earned Texas Outstanding
Board of the Year. CEO of Grace After Fire –
Helped over 6,000 Veteran families and ensured equitable
access to care. Texas Women’s Hall of Fame -
Inducted in 2014 for her public service to Texans.
United States Air Force - 25 years service,
retired Colonel. Among first generation of female
military pilots, commanded troops in combat zones,
including Iraq, and volunteered 3 years with Texas State
Guard. 4th Generation Farmer & Educator –
Kim, a Master Gardener, lectures on small-scale
regenerative agriculture and practices sustainable eco-ag
on her family farm where she and her husband, Kent,
raise fruits, vegetables, and pecans sold to direct
markets, keep beehives for pollination and honey, and
restore native grassland. Kim Olson ran for the Texas
Commissioner of Agriculture and earned an impressive
46.4% of Texas votes in her unsuccessful bid.
Although unsuccessful Kim has opened the door for
Democrats to challenge Republicans in Texas.
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Cherokee County Democratic
Jacksonville, Texas 75766