Roanoke County 4th Annual Spring Fling and Silent Auction!

Come spend an evening with The Roanoke Times Metro Columnist Dan Casey .

The Roanoke County Democratic Committee invites you to join us for our fundraiser, the 4th Annual Spring Fling and Silent Auction with our special guest, Dan Casey.

Heavy hors d’oeuvres, Cash bar, Music, and Democratic camaraderie! 
To purchase sponsorships or tickets, click on “Tickets Available” or contact our Fundraising Chair, Jessica Hilbish at 
fundraisingchair@roanokecountydemocrats.com

Sponsorships are $100 and include 2 tickets and 2 drink tickets.
Single Tickets are $25 and include 1 drink ticket.
Student Tickets are $15 with Student ID (no drink ticket). 

We look forward to seeing you on March 25th at the Roanoke Council of Garden Clubs, 3640 Colonial Ave, SW, Roanoke, VA 24018!

SAW Presidential Primary Educational Forum


Here in the central valley the Staunton, Augusta County, and Waynesboro Democrats held an educational forum last week with representatives of the two Democratic candidates: Terry O’Neill, President of NOW and Dr. David RePass, Professor Emeritus, University of Connecticut acted as campaign surrogates.

For those who are still considering how they will cast their ballots, this discussion may provide a closing argument. For others it may only reinforce their choices. Nevertheless, it was an evening where all agreed that what matters most is that a Democrat sits in the Oval Office a year from now.

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Pre-Primary Forum in Staunton

160224 Clinton Sanders ForumTonight the Democratic Committees of Staunton, Waynesboro and Augusta County are sponsoring a forum for those planning to vote in the Super Tuesday Primary on March 1st.  There will be three names on the ballot, but Governor O’Malley has suspended his campaign, so this forum features representatives from the Clinton and Sanders Campaigns:

Terry O’Neill, President of The National Organization for Women (NOW), an attorney and a professor will be the speaker for the Clinton Campaign. 

David E. RePass, an emeritus professor of political science at the University of Connecticut, will be the speaker for the Sanders Campaign.

Note: an interpreter from the Virginia School for the Deaf and the Blind has volunteered to provide accommodation for the hearing impaired during the evening. Thank you Rachel Effinger!

The event will be held at the White Star Tavern in Staunton on Thursday, February 25th from six to eight pm.  The campaign representatives will be invited to address the attendees around seven pm.  After both have spoken, there will be an opportunity for questions of them.

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Hamlar to Headline 6th CD Democratic Celebration

Mike HamlarThe second annual Northern Sixth Congressional District Democratic Fundraiser and Awards dinner will be held at 6:30 p.m. January 21, 2016, at the Beth El Synagogue in Harrisonburg. Mike Hamlar, fresh off a campaign for Virginia State Senate and who has recently founded the Step Up Virginia PAC will be the featured speaker.

Last year’s Northern Sixth District Democratic Grass Roots Award winner, Jennifer Lewis of Waynesboro, went on to be elected as a Director in the Headwaters Soil and Water Conservation District this past November. We look forward to celebrating more future local officeholders.

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Lynchburg Democratic Committee Reorganization

Wednesday, December 16, 2015, 7:00 – 9:00 PM  The Lynchburg Democratic Committee will hold its biennial  reorganization meeting in the Community Meeting Room of the Lynchburg Public Library, in the Plaza.  Members will elect officers (Chair, First Vice Chair, Treasurer, Organizational Secretary and Administrative Secretary) to serve from 2016 to 2018. Only members of the Lynchburg Democratic Committee as of November 18, 2015 are eligible to participate in the voting process.  There will be a social at the conclusion of the reorganization meeting.  Bring some food and/or drink to share with your fellow DemocratsThere is free parking outside the entrance of the Community Meeting Room.

Authorized and paid for by the Lynchburg Democratic Committee. Not authorized by any candidate or candidate’s committee.

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Waynesboro Democratic Committee Reorganization

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 – 7:00 PM – The Waynesboro Democratic Committee will hold its biennial reorganization meeting at 7 p.m., Wednesday, December 16, 2015, in the Waynesboro Public Library, 600 South Wayne Avenue, Waynesboro, Virginia. Its sole purpose is to certify membership in the Committee, and to elect the Committee’s Executive Committee for two-year terms. Nominees for the executive committee must file before December 7, 2015.

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Augusta County Democratic Committee Reorganization

Monday, December 7, 2015 – 7:00 PM – The Augusta County Democratic Committee will hold its biennial reorganization meeting at 7 p.m., Monday, December 7, 2015, in the Smith Transfer Room West in the Augusta County Government Center in Verona, Virginia. Its sole purpose is to certify membership in the Committee.  The Committee’s Executive Committee will be elected for two-year terms at the next regular committee meeting. Nominees for the executive committee must file before December 4, 2015.

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Staunton Democratic Committee Reorganization Announced

The Staunton Democratic Committee will hold its biennial reorganization meeting at 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, December 8, 2015, in the City Council Chambers of Staunton City Hall, 116 West Beverley Street. Its sole purpose is to certify membership in the Committee, and to elect the Committee’s Executive Committee for two-year terms. Nominees for the executive committee must file before December 4, 2015.

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Lynchburg Democratic Committee Reorganization Schedule

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 – 7:00 to 9:00 PM – The Lynchburg Democratic Committee will hold its regular monthly meeting in the Community Meeting Room of the Lynchburg Public Library in the Plaza. We will be discussing plans for the 2016 – 2018 LDC biennial reorganization meeting, which will take place on December 16.  After the discussion, there will be a social event. Bring some food and/or drink for the table. Get involved: visit with your fellow Dems.

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Roanoke County Democratic Committee’s 2nd Annual Spring Fling!

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Special Guest: U.S. Senator Tim Kaine
Join us for The Roanoke County Democratic Committee’s 2nd Annual Spring Fling!
Memorial Day, Monday, May 25th 2015
5:00 – 8:00 PM
Baymont Inn & Suites, 179 Sheraton Drive, Salem, VA.
Conveniently located off of Electric Road North (I-81, Exit 141).

Join us for an evening of Democratic camaraderie as we gather to grow our committee and support our candidates! We’ll have good food, your favorite beverages, entertainment, a silent auction, and much more! Top off your long holiday weekend by getting behind our Democratic nominees and visiting with our favorite U.S. Senator!

Tickets are $25 for Adults and $20 for Students with valid ID.  Sponsorships are available for $100, include two Adult Tickets each, and are very much appreciated.  Tickets will not be shipped, but will be waiting for you at the door.  Tickets and Sponsorships can be purchased online at the Roanoke County Democratic Committee website.