Making Democracy Work

19th Amendment Centennial Gala

The League of Women Voters of Tarrant County will host the local Democratic and Republican Parties for a nonpartisan evening of inspiration and fun to celebrate the Centennial of the 19th Constitutional Amendment in style!

A Note about Covid-19, the coronavirus: The League of Women Voters of Tarrant County, following the guidance of the national League of Women Voters, is postponing our Nineteenth Amendment Centennial Gala planned for March 20. We will reschedule for late spring or early fall, depending on the local health situation, and will advise all ticket holders as plans develop.

We appreciate your understanding. The health of our community is our most important priority for now, and once this crisis has passed, we will reschedule our event.

Event Details

Three Democratic and three Republican women in elected office in Tarrant County will be awarded the League's "Democracy Star".

Event includes:
  • Buffet Dinner;
  • Live auction of 4 exclusive trips;
  • Silent Auction;
  • 50/50 Raffle;
  • Heads or Tails Auction;

and other fun festivities to celebrate
the 19th Amendment.

When and Where:
March 20, 2020
Ridglea Country Club
3700 Bernie Anderson Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76116

Check-in begins at 5:30 PM along with the Silent Auction and Cocktail Reception with cash bar. Program begins at 6:00 PM.

Event is Business Attire - Black tie optional.

Our MC for the evening will be Dana Burghdoff, Assistant City Manager at City of Fort Worth. Karen Nicholson, LWVUS Vice President and former LWVTX President, will interview a panel of our awardees.

You don't want to miss it! Bring friends!

Democracy Star Awardees

We are pleased to announce and recognize the following women in elected office in Tarrant County.


Four sponsorship packages are available to show your support for the League of Women Voters of Tarrant County Education Fund. All packages include event tickets and various levels of recognition.

Click HERE for more information.

Event Tickets

Purchase Tickets HERE

Individual Tickets and Tables of 8 are available at LWV Member and Non-Member Prices. Early bird discounted rates are available through February 29th, 2020.

LWV Members may purchase 1 additional individual ticket at Member price for a Non-Member guest. Individual tickets for any other Non-Member guests should be purchased at the Non-Member rate.

Early birdAfter 2/29
Table (Member)$640.00$700.00
Table (Non-Member)$700.00$800.00

Refund & Transfer Policy:
No refunds. However, Tickets and Tables may be transferred to another individual or donated for student attendees/LWVTC guests through March 15th, 2020.

Please contact our office at if you have any questions about your order or the event.

Program Advertisements & Other Recognition

Click HERE and then "Tickets" to purchase a Program Advertisement or make a Donation.

Program Advertisements
Program advertisements are available for purchase in Full, Half, and Quarter page sizes to honor the Awardees or promote your business/organization:

Full page$500.00
Half page$250.00
Quarter page$125.00
Ads will appear in black and white. Color artwork will be converted. Contact Tracy Bristol at if you have any questions.

Friends of the Gala Donations
We are grateful for any donation received to help us with our mission. Donations made at this time in the amount of $100 or more will be recognized at the Gala.