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The Foley Institute for Public Policy and Public Service

Dinner and private reception with Chris Matthews

Political commentator, former host of MSNBC’s Hardball

 Thursday April 21, 2022

 Please join
Heather S. Foley and Spokane Mayor Nadine Woodward 
To celebrate the premiere of a new documentary
“The Gentleman Speaker: Conversations with Tom Foley”
and to benefit the Foley Institute at Washington State University

Honorary Event Committee

Senators Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell
Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers
Senators Andy Billig, Jeff Holy, Mark Schoesler, Shelly Short
Representatives Mary Dye, Timm Ormsby, Marcus Riccelli, Joe Schmick
Spokane City Council President Breean Beggs, Spokane County Treasurer Michael Baumgartner
and former Spokane Mayors Sheri Barnard and Jack Geraghty


Private reception with Chris Matthews 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Dinner and documentary preview 6:00–8:00 p.m. [program begins at 6:30 p.m.]
Featuring remarks by Senator Maria Cantwell, and a conversation between
Chris Matthews and Rob Curley, Editor, the Spokesman-Review

Riverside Place | 1110 West Riverside | Spokane, WA 99201

Suggested donation levels and sponsorship:

Individual dinner tickets from $150

Gold individual dinner ticket from $250*

Gold Table Sponsor (seats 8) from $2,000*

*Gold level includes private reception with Chris Matthews and Gold Table sponsors’ names will appear in the program


For any questions, please contact : 509-335-3477 or email:

Checks payable to: Foley Institute, Washington State University, 316 Bryan Hall, PO Box 645136, Pullman, WA 99164-5136

Sales are now closed. Thank you for your interest

*All contributions above cost of dinner are tax deductible.  The WSU Foundation is a 501(c)(3), the sole beneficiary of proceeds from this event is the Thomas S. Foley Institute, Washington State University.