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Buena Vista Labor Day breakfast will feature Tim Kaine and Ralph Northam

This year’s Democratic Labor Day breakfast in Buena Vista will feature a terrific lineup of guests. See below for more information:

What: the 39th Annual Labor Day Breakfast (sponsored by the Buena Vista Democratic Committee)

Where: The Commons, Parry McCluer High School, 100 Bradford Drive, Buena Vista

When: 4 September 2017, beginning at 7:30 a.m.

Attendees: 

Tim Kaine, US Senator, former Vice-Presidential Candidate

Ralph Northam, Lieutenant Governor, Candidate for Governor

Justin Fairfax, Candidate for Lieutenant Governor

Mark Herring, Attorney General, Candidate for Attorney General

Creigh Deeds, VA Senator, 25th Senatorial District

John Winfrey, Candidate for the VA House of Delegates, 24th District

Tickets are $25 each and may be ordered by calling Marry Whitten at 540-261-2974.

Democratic Headquarters Grand Opening September 1

Please join your fellow Lexington/Rockbridge Democrats for the Grand Opening of Democratic Headquarters at 11 South Jefferson Street in Lexington on Friday September 1 from 5 to 7 p.m.

Enjoy refreshments, live music and good company, and learn how you can help elect Democrats in 2017.

Hope to see you there!

Phone banks for Democratic candidates start July 20

Emma Worth of Lexington, who is working with the 2017 Coordinated Campaign of the Democratic Party of Virginia, is seeking volunteers to participate in a weekly phone bank starting Thursday July 20 from 5 to 8 p.m. at her home, 8 Edmondson Avenue.

Callers will be trained and will have a script in front of them– all they need to bring is a cell phone if they have one. Calls will be to voters throughout the Shenandoah Valley on behalf of the Democratic candidates for governor, lieutenant governor and attorney general, as well as candidates for House of Delegates.

If you can volunteer, or if you have any questions, please contact Emma Worth at emmarworth@gmail.com.

Meet Ralph Northam in Lexington on July 23

You are cordially invited to meet Ralph Northam, Democratic candidate for Governor of Virginia, on Sunday July 23 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at Hopkins Green, 22 West Nelson Street, Lexington.

Please RSVP here. Contributions to the Northam campaign are greatly appreciated and can be made here.

Hope to see you there!

Absentee voting in June 13 primary

The deadline for casting an absentee ballot in the June 13 primary for Governor and Lieutenant Governor is Saturday June 10 at 5 p.m.

For information on how to vote absentee, call the City of Lexington voter registrar at (540) 462-3706 or the Rockbridge County voter registrar at (540) 463-7203.

Lieutenant Governor candidate Rossi will speak to Rockbridge Dems May 24

Gene Rossi, candidate for Lieutenant Governor in the June 13 Democratic primary, will speak at the next meeting of the Rockbridge County Democratic Committee on Wednesday May 24 at the Virginia Horse Center, 487 Maury River Road.

Everyone is invited. RCDC membership is not required.

A former Federal prosecutor who targeted doctors who over-prescribed pain pills, Gene Rossi spent 27 years in the US Justice Department.  Also a former gubernatorial aide, he now hopes to tackle Virginia’s opioid crisis as the State’s Lieutenant Governor.

The cash bar will open at 5:30 pm; Dinner is at 6:15.  Please RSVP by May 22 for dinner to Jay Clarke at jclarke@ju.edu.  The price for dinner is $20; pay at the door.  Vegetarian meals available on request.  You may attend Gene’s talk without eating dinner, if you wish.  He will begin about 7:00 pm.

Questions?  Contact Jay Clarke at jclarke@ju.edu or 540-261-8861.


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