Ward Connerly, a political activist and leading voice in the movement to ban affirmative action, will address the annual meeting of The Sonoma Valley Republican Women Federated on Thursday, May 9. A former University of California Regent, Connerly is founder and president of the American Civil Rights Institute.
The 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. event at Cline Cellars is open to all. Cost of the picnic lunch is $25.
A fundraising auction features passes to the AT&T Pro-Am at Pebble Beach in 2014, and a high tea and croquet at a private Valley residence. Proceeds support the club’s philanthropic projects including annual field trip for local students to visit legislators in Sacramento.
For information and to RSVP call 939.1029 before May 6.