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UPCOMING EVENTS we have been invited to by other Committees or organizations.

 MARK YOUR CALENDARS

 Event No. 1

 STAUNTON JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION , June 30th

Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19th that the Union soldiers, led by Major General Gordon Granger, landed at Galveston, Texas with news that the war had ended and that the enslaved were now free

 

 Please Note:   the SAW Democratic Committees have been offered a booth at the Staunton Juneteenth Celebration.   ******************************************

Event No 2 

ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY DEMOCRATS EVENT, JULY 22ND                                                 


The Rockbridge County Democratic Committee (RCDC) Meeting 

Sunday July 22, 2018

5:00 pm – 7:00pm 

At the Rockbridge Vineyard

35 Hillview Lane, Raphine VA  (540.377.6204) 

Susan Swecker, Chairwoman of the Democratic Party of Virginia

Bruce Sinclair, State Coordinated Campaign Director 

 This meeting will focus on:

·        Who Are the Candidates in the Upcoming November Election

·        How We Can Help Our Local Area Get Ready for this Election

·        Why Every Vote Counts!! 

 In the meantime, please check out our recently updated website and online links for more information about upcoming events:

rockbridgevadems.blogspot.com

Facebook:  Lexington & Rockbridge Area Democrats

Twitter:  @LexRockDems

Instagram:  #LexRockDems 

We look forward to seeing you on July 22nd!

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Event No. 3 


Juneteenth 2018   Please join the Rural Caucus and the Small Business Caucus in the 2018 Celebration of Juneteenth with the Democratic Black Caucus of Virginia.

  • Saturday, June 16 12:30 pm following the second quarter Central Committee meeting of the Democratic Party of Virginia.
  • Omni Richmond Hotel, James River Salon C (100 S 12th St, Richmond, VA 23219)
  • “Early Bird Special” save $10, only $65/person until June 13th. RSVP and purchase your tickets now, CLICK HERE!

Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19th that the Union soldiers, led by Major General Gordon Granger, landed at Galveston, Texas with news that the war had ended and that the enslaved were now free.

We will have an invigorating program that will highlight extraordinary accomplishments of African Americans from Virginia.

scheduled special guest speakers include 

  • Ed Reed, first black Lt. Governor Chief of Staff
  • Senator Henry Marsh (book signing, pictures and highlight excerpts
  • Delegate Charniele Herring, Virginia House Democratic Caucus Chair (will be presented the Virginia Leadership Award)

Vee Frye
Chairwoman Rural Caucus of the Democratic Party of Virginia



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Regular meetings of the Augusta County Democratic Committee (ACDC) are held the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7:00 pm jointly with the Staunton and Waynesboro Democratic Committees in the City Council Chambers of Staunton City Hall. There is a separate business meeting of the ACDC immediately following the joint meeting.  In months when we do not meet jointly, the ACDC will typically meet at the Augusta County Government Center.  Please join our mailing list or check Facebook or our Website for specific meeting notices.    

Note:   After hours enter the City Hall building through the Central Avenue

 Police Department entrance and take the elevator to the 1st floor

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