The Story County Democrats will hold the 2018 Fall BBQ Fundraiser on Sept. 16 at the Prairie Moon Winery, starting at 5 p.m. This year’s featured speaker will be Representative Tim Ryan of Ohio. Ryan represents Ohio’s 13th district and has been in office since 2003. He currently serves on the Committee on Appropriations and Committee on the Budget.

“We are very excited to have Representative Ryan speak to our group of Democratic activists,” said Chair of the Story County Democrats Jan Bauer. “He represents the future of the Democratic Party and will inspire us all to do our part to ensure Democratic victory this fall.”

The 2018 Fall BBQ Fundraiser will also feature Tim Gannon, candidate for Iowa Secretary of Agriculture; Rob Sand, candidate for Iowa Auditor and Deidre DeJear, candidate for Iowa Secretary of State. It will be hosted at Prairie Moon Winery (3801 West 190th Street, Ames.

Tickets are $35 and may be purchased at the door or in advance at Dinner catered by Cornbred Barbecue is included. Wine and beer may be purchased from Prairie Moon. Entertainment will be provided by Heath Alan.