Mayor Ed Murray, downtown discussion at Civic Cocktail, Feb. 5

Civic Cocktail, hosted by CityClub, Seattle Channel and CrosscutCivic Cocktail, a civic conversation with a twist, will feature Mayor Murray in an upcoming February 5th event. Civic Cocktail occurs the first Wednesday of every month and is hosted by CityClub in partnership with Crosscut and Seattle Channel. At the event, a panel of pros discusses a range of topics while the audience poses questions.

Tom Douglas will provide the event’s signature appetizers and cocktail and host Joni Balter will moderate the audience-fueled discussion about Murray’s priorities and hot topics brewing in the city. Advance registration is strongly recommended for this fun and informational event!

Full press release is available after the jump…

Lori Patrick, Seattle Channel Communications
(206) 733-9764,

Mayor Ed Murray, downtown discussion at Civic Cocktail, Feb. 5
Popular civic conversation to take place at Seattle City Hall in February

Seattle ChannelSeattle – One month into the job, special guest Mayor Ed Murray will kick off the February Civic Cocktail with a discussion about his vision, priorities and what he hopes to accomplish in 2014 and beyond.

Host Joni Balter will moderate the audience-fueled conversation, which will also feature a panel discussion about developing and sustaining a safe and family-friendly downtown. We’ll hear from former beat cop and Seattle City Council President Tim Burgess, Downtown Seattle Families’ Steve Gillespie and Seattle Chamber of Commerce President Maud Daudon. Providing analysis from the media are Real Change’s Tim Harris, KUOW’s Steve Scher and Crosscut’s Berit Anderson.

Civic Cocktail moves to Seattle City Hall, 600 Fourth Ave., for the Wed., Feb. 5 networking event, which offers an evening of civic conversation, cocktails and Tom Douglas appetizers. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. The program begins at 6 p.m. in the Bertha Knight Landes Room. Please note the location change. Civic Cocktail will return to its regular venue, the Palace Ballroom, in March.

Seattle Channel presents Civic Cocktail in partnership with CityClub and Crosscut. The conversation is rebroadcast on Seattle Channel cable 21 and is available online at

City Club Civic CocktailsAdvance registration is strongly recommended. Register at or call 206-682-7395. Advance ticket prices are $10 for CityClub and Crosscut members and $12 for non-members. Tickets are $15 at the door. Admission includes appetizers and program. No-host bar available.

Supporting sponsor is Tom Douglas Catering & Events.

Share Button
Print Friendly