Upcoming Events

Please join us for one of our upcoming events!

  • Chatham County Brunch

    • Sunday, February 23, 2020 at 12:30 PM
    • Breakaway Cafe in Chapel Hill, NC
    • $50.00 USD

    Please join us and special guests Congressman Bob Etheridge and Deputy Democratic Leader Robert Reives (NC House) for a Chatham County Brunch in support of Gail Young, Candidate for NC House District 83.

    Gail Young is again challenging one of the most extreme incumbents in the State House, Rep. Larry Pittman (Concord, Cabarrus County), who has compared Lincoln to Hitler on separate occasions in recent years, quote: "Lincoln was the same sort of tyrant" as Hitler. 

    It is an honor to support Gail Young in this highly important endeavor. Please join us.

    Sponsor Levels: $5,000, $2,500, $1,500, $1,000, $500, $250

    Individual: $50

     

    [Paid for by Now or Never NC]

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  • Durham Reception

    Please join us and special guest Congressman Bob Etheridge on Sunday, February 23, at Hope Valley Diner in Durham for a reception in support of top legislative challengers.


    Sponsor Levels, $5,000, $2,500, $1,500, $1,000, $500, $250
    Guest Tickets: $75

     

    [Paid for by Now or Never NC]

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  • 2020 Kickoff - Chapel Hill

    Please mark your calendar for Sunday, February 23, for Now or Never NC’s 2020 Kickoff event with endorsed State Legislative candidates in Chapel Hill.

    Location: Home of Anna & Chris Lynch, 315 Burlage Circle, Chapel Hill. More details to come.

    Early-backed challengers win. And this gathering occurs just before the March 3 primary and fundraising deadline.

    Sponsors: $5,000, $2,500, $1,500, 1,000, $500, $250.
    Tickets: $75

     

    [Paid for by Now or Never NC]

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  • Washington, DC Happy Hour and Sponsors Dinner

    • Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 05:00 PM
    • The Admiral in Washington, DC, DC
    • $25.00 USD
    Please join North Carolinians and friends of the Tar Heel State in the nation's capital in support of top legislative challengers to help restore the forward-looking State we know: a beacon in the South and leader in the nation.
          
    Happy Hour at The Admiral followed by Sponsors Dinner at the Home of Erica Payne & Gene Haigh. 
         
    Happy Hour 5-7pm
    The Admiral
    1 DuPont Circle, NW
    Washington, DC 20036
    Special Guest: Congressman Bob Etheridge
    Featuring 2020 candidates for NC General Assembly
    Aimy Steele (House District 82) and Brian Farkas (House District 9)

    Sponsors Dinner 7-8:30pm
    Home of Erica Payne & Gene Haigh 
    5200 Western Avenue
    Chevy Chase, MD 
    (Corner of Western and Harrison, near Friendship Heights Metro)
        
    Sponsors: $2,500, $1,500, 1,000, $500, $250
    Young Professionals: $25
          
    [Paid for by Now or Never NC]
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Past Events


  • Break the Supermajority social (Washington, D.C.)

    • Saturday, September 08, 2018 at 05:00 PM
    • Break the Supermajority social
    • $50.00 USD

    Please join North Carolinians and friends of the Tar Heel State in the nation's capital for a "Break the Supermajority" social, this Saturday, September 8, from 5-8pm, at the home of Erica Payne & Gene Haigh, 5200 Western Avenue, Chevy Chase. (3 blocks off Wisconsin, Friendship Heights Metro, redline.)

    Special Guest: Rising Legislative star Chaz Beasley, NC House District 92 (Mecklenburg County). Now or Never NC 2016 alumni, graduate of Georgetown University Law Center.

    Saturday, September 8, 2019
    5-8pm
    Home of Erica Payne & Gene Haigh, 5200 Western Ave., Chevy Chase (3 blocks off Wisconsin, Friendship Heights Metro, redline).

    Suggested contribution: $50.  Sponsors: $5200, $2500, $1000, $500, $250 (2 tickets each).

    For more information: NowOrNeverNC@gmail.com, 919.283.4819.

    With your help, we’ve won 7 State House seats, and we’re working every day to win at least 4 more to Break the Supermajority in November.  Please join us!

    [Paid for by Now or Never NC]

  • Break the Supermajority - Defining Issues Dinner & Jazz

    • Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at 06:30 PM
    • Break the Supermajority - Defining Issues Dinner & Jazz
    • $100.00 USD

    Please join thought-leaders and candidates from across the State for a dinner discussion on defining issues of the 2018 election. Special live Jazz Music by Ken Demery & the City Jazz Trio.

    With your help, we’ve won 7 State House seats, and we’re working every day to win at least 4 more in November, for all the people of North Carolina.

    Wednesday, August 15
    6:30 - 9pm
    Home of Betsy and Leonard Jernigan
    1206 Marlowe Road, Raleigh NC

    Sponsorship: $5,200 $2,500 $1,000 $500 $250 (Each come with 2 tickets).
    Individual Ticket $100.  
    For more information: NowOrNeverNC@gmail.com, 919.283.4819.
     
    Please join us!
    P.S. We’re excited to announce the panelists for the Defining Issues Dinner, and we’ve invited all our alumni and endorsed candidates from across North Carolina:
    • State of the Races. Hon. Deborah Ross, 2016 Democratic Candidate for U.S. Senate.
    • Constitutional Amendments. Gerry Cohen, former Special Counsel to – and known for 37 years as the “Encyclopedia” to – the Legislature.
    • Voting & GOTV. Danny McDonald, former Chairman of the Federal Election Commission, serving on the FEC from 1981-2006.
    • Moderator. Stormie Forte, host of “The Art of Listening,” Attorney, and former Ombudsman, NC Department of Justice.
     
  • General Election Kickoff (NYC)

    Happy Hour: 6-8pm

    Brother Jimmy’s, 416 8th Avenue (MSG location).

    Private Dinner: 8pm

    Location upon RSVP. Other meeting times available.

    State Representative Billy Richardson (D-Fayetteville)

     Protégé of Governor Jim Hunt. Public education advocate. Cape Fear River defender.

    UNC-Chapel Hill – former member Board of Visitors, Student Body President.

    Representative Richardson provides an update on efforts to Break the State Legislative Supermajority, the recent Teachers’ March in Raleigh, his leadership role fighting contaminants (GenX) in the Cape Fear River basin in Fayetteville & Wilmington, and general reflections on lessons learned in office, on the future of NC.

    Contributions not required, though appreciated.

    RSVP & Details: NowOrNeverNC@gmail.com or 919-283-4819.

     

     

  • Mother's Day: Winning Women Reception. Chatham County Line & Rod Abernethy

    On Mother's Day, please join First Lady Kristin Cooper, trailblazing Ambassador Jeanette Hyde (whom we'll toast), endorsed candidates Julie von Haefen & Sydney Batch, and live performances by nationally renowned musicians Chatham County Line & Rod Abernethy for the first event of the general election.  With your help, we Break the Supermajority in 2018! 
     
    - 3:30-4:30pm: Sponsors Reception with Women Candidates, toast to Ambassador Hyde.
    - 4-6pm: Ticket Holders Social and Performances (tickets $75). Rod Abernethy opens at 4:45pm, followed by Chatham County Line. Informal social follows.
     
    Sponsorship: $5,200 $2,500 $1,000 $500 $250 (Each come with 2 tickets).
     
    Please join us!
    Space is limited. Central Raleigh location provided upon RSVP.  Email NowOrNeverNC@gmail.com or call 919.283.4819 for details.
    *Julie von Haefen is running in House District 36 (Apex, Cary), and Sydney Batch in House District 37 (Garner, Fuquay-Varina, Apex, Holly Springs).
     
    Paid for by Now or Never NC
  • 2018 General Election Kickoff

    Join us for our 2018 General Election Kickoff complete with live performances from nationally renowned Raleigh-based musicians.
     
    - 3:30-4:30pm Sponsors Reception.
    - 4-6pm Ticket Holders Social and Performances.
    (Opening act 4:45, Headliner 5:15. Performances conclude by 6pm. Informal social to follow through 6:30pm)
     
    Sponsorship: $5,200 $2,500 $1,000 $500 $250 (Each come with 2 tickets)
     
    Individual Tickets: $75 pre-sale pricing, limited quantity (hereafter $100).
     
    Space is limited.
    Central Raleigh Location provided upon RSVP.
    Email NowOrNeverNC@gmail.com or call 919.283.4819 for details.
     
    Paid for by Now or Never NC.
  • The Connells: An Afternoon & Evening for NC's Future

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    Sunday, February 25

    Location: Central Raleigh (TBA)

    Sponsors Reception:

    4-5pm

    Performances:

    5:30pm AND 7pm

    Oysters by Chef Sunny Gerhart of St. Roch.

    Sponsor levels: $5200, $2500, $1000, $500. 2 tickets come with each sponsorship level. 

    Sponsor Here

    Additional information on Sponsorship available by emailing NowOrNeverNC@gmail.com or calling 919.719.3907

  • 2018 Kickoff With Top Challengers: Watts Grocery reception ($75), Lynch Residence dinner ($500) - click for details

    • Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 03:30 PM
    • Watts Grocery (reception) & Lynch residence (dinner)
    • $75.00 USD
    • 8 people are going

    Please join top challengers on Sunday, January 28, for a "Break the Supermajority" reception at Watts Grocery, and a "Sponsors dinner with Chef Jacob Boehm" at the Lynch residence.  Details are as follow:

    • "Break the Supermajority" reception: 3:30-5pm, Watts Grocery, 1116 Broad Street, Durham, NC 27705. Suggested contribution: $75. Sponsorships: $2500, $1500, $1000, $500. 
    • Sponsors dinner with Chef Jacob Boehm: 5:30-8pm. Dinner for evening sponsors of $500 or more, featuring the State's premier pop-up chef, Jacob Boehm of Snap Pea Catering. Home of Anna and Chris Lynch, in Chapel Hill. Seating is Limited. RSVP Required

    RSVP to NowOrNeverNC@gmail.com or 919-719-3907

    Now is the time to act! These top challengers and our State cannot do it without you. Please join us on January 28  

    Now or Never NC

    Paid for by Now or Never NC

  • 4th Anniversary Celebration

    We invite you to join us on Wednesday, November 29, for an evening of 4th anniversary celebrations:

    • Break the Supermajority cocktail reception5-7pm, Home of Sarah Ford and Steve Neorr, 1705 Bickett Boulevard, Raleigh, 27608. Suggested contribution: $50. Sponsorships: $2500, $1000, $500, $250.
    • Sponsors dinner and salon7:15-9pm, featuring Chef Jake Wolf of Capital Club 16, Home of Julia and Dr. Oliver Williams, 1905 Lewis Circle, Raleigh 27608. Dr. Williams, Fulbright Scholar and Professor Emeritus in Political Science (NCSU), will lead an important discussion on where we've been as a State, and our journey to restore the State we know. Dinner for evening sponsors of $250 or more. 

    RSVP to NowOrNeverNC@gmail.com.

    Please join us to support of top challengers who can break the Supermajority, sustain gubernatorial vetoes, and restore our State. 

    Thank you. 

    Now or Never NC

    Paid for by Now or Never NC

  • Break the Supermajority happy hour (Wake Forest)

    Over the 2014 and 2016 election cycles, we’ve backed 7 winning challengers for the NC House, and we need just 3 more seats to break the Legislative Supermajority in that body, help our Governor sustain vetoes of harmful legislation, and restore our State.
     
    That’s why we’ll gather again with friends in Wake Forest for an informal "Break the Supermajority" happy hour on Tuesday, August 22, from 5:30-7pm, at Brooks St. Bowl, 413 S Brooks St, Wake Forest, to discuss State Legislative races. Please join us.
     
    Complimentary appetizers. No contribution required. Complimentary beverage for RSVP's (first come). RSVP appreciated on FaceBook or to NowOrNeverNC@gmail.com.
     
    Please join us and spread the word. Wherever we are (whether in Wake Forest or Wilmington, Wake County or Wilson), we are needed. North Carolina is at a crossroads, and we’re on a journey home to the State we know.
     
    A discussion on voting trends is being held at the venue starting promptly at 7pm, and is hosted by StrongerNC (facebook.com/strongernc/).
     
    Now or Never NC: “Support top Challengers, Break the Legislative Supermajority, Restore our State.” www.NowOrNeverNC.org.
     
    [Paid for by Now or Never NC]
  • Break the Supermajority Happy Hour (Asheville)

    Over the 2014 and 2016 election cycles, we’ve backed 7 winning challengers for the NC House, and we need just 3 more seats to break the Legislative Supermajority in that body, help our Governor sustain vetoes of harmful legislation, and restore our State.

    That’s why we’ll gather again with friends in Asheville for an informal "Break the Supermajority" happy hour on Sunday, August 13, from 5-7pm, at THE BLOCK off biltmore, 39 South Market Street, to discuss State Legislative races. Please join us.

    Complimentary appetizers. No contribution required. Complimentary beverage for RSVP's (first come). RSVP appreciated on FaceBook or to NowOrNeverNC@gmail.com. 

    Please join us and spread the word. Wherever we are (whether in Asheville or Fayetteville, Buncombe County or Beaufort), we are needed. North Carolina is at a crossroads, and we’re on a journey home to the State we know. 

    Now or Never NC: “Support top Challengers, Break the Legislative Supermajority, Restore our State.” www.NowOrNeverNC.org.

    [Paid for by Now or Never NC]