The Texas Freedom Network is celebrating 17 years of fighting the good fight in Texas. Thanks to you and TFN’s network of more than 50,000 supporters, there is much to celebrate.

On October 21, you’re invited to join us in Austin for TFN’s Epic Evening.

In addition to a cocktail hour where like-minded Texans can mingle and bid on exclusive items at the silent auction, TFN’s Epic Evening features a seated dinner, awards ceremony and entertainment by special celebrity guest Susie Essman of HBO’s Curb Your Enthusiasm. The event will be EPIC!

TFN’s Epic Evening Sunday, October 21 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Hyatt Regency Austin 208 Barton Springs Road

Also this year, TFN will honor Austin entrepreneur Matt Winkler with the 2012 Walking the Walk Award for his outstanding support of our work. We will also recognize the energetic young people in our Student Leadership Council with the 2012 Samantha Smoot Activist Award for their grassroots advocacy efforts.

Sponsorships are available now at tfn.org/epic, where you can download a sponsor reply form. To be listed on the invitation, please contribute or pledge your support by Wednesday, August 29.

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