• 11th CD 2013 Annual Awards Brunch

    The Virginia 11th Congressional District Democratic Committee invites you to our Annual Awards Brunch honoring some good Democrats … Special Guests Congressman Gerry Connolly & Other Elected Leaders

    Sunday, April 14, 2013
    11:00 am – 1:00 pm

    $40/person – tickets online ($45 at the door; other contribution levels appreciated)
    flyer, click here

    Cooking and Company Restaurant (10579 Fairfax Blvd, Fairfax, VA 22030; map, click here). Additional parking is available in the business lot next door on the left side (east) of the restaurant (used to be Vespucci’s).

    Dan Duncan

    Dan Duncan

    John Sturdivant Award, honoring a member of the labor community for his/her commitment to Democratic ideals and values, to Dan Duncan (President of the Northern Virginia Labor Federation, Executive Secretary-Treasurer, Maritimes Trades Dept., AFL-CIO).

    11th CD Community Service Awards, honoring three Democrats from the respective jurisdictions of the 11th Congressional District (Fairfax County, Fairfax City, and Prince William County) for community service:

    • The Joseph V. Gartlan Award, Fairfax County – Frank Blechman,
    • The Deloris Hampton Award, Prince William County – Pat Lightfoot, and
    • The Frederick W. Silverthorne Award, Fairfax City – Kathy Hackshaw.

    RSVP by ordering your tickets.

    Questions, more info contact George Burke, Chair (chair@11thDistrictDemocrats.org).

  • In Memoriam – Dawn Michelle Lawson

    Dawn Lawson

    Dawn at the 2012 Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC

    Ms. Dawn Michelle Lawson, 49, of Springfield, VA, formerly of Hamlet, NC, passed away Thursday, February 7, 2013. Arrangements with Nelson Funeral Service, Hamlet, NC. Dawn was a longtime active member of the Virginia 11th Congressional District Democratic Committee and the Democratic Party of Virginia Central Committee, as well as the Democratic Black Caucus of Virginia, her church, and her sorority.

    Memorial Service: Thursday, February 14, at 11 am. Antioch Baptist Church (6531 Little Ox Road, Fairfax Station, VA 22039;  map, click here). Dawn’s  family is taking calls at her resident address: 8826 Surveyors Place, Springfield, VA 22152; (703) 912-6632. Cards should be sent to Dawn’s mother, Mrs. Mildred Lawson at 274 Old Gibson Road, Hamlet, NC 28345. Continue Reading

  • Upcoming 11th CD Convention

    Greetings Delegates and Alternates to the Democratic Party of Virginia’s 11th Congressional District Democratic Convention:

    The 11th CD Committee looks forward to your participation in the 11th CD Convention, scheduled for May 19 at 10 am at Luther Jackson Middle School, 3020 Gallows Road, Falls Church (Merrifield).  Entrance to the convention is on the right side in the rear of the school.

    We encourage all delegates and alternates to arrive at the school early, preferably by 9:15 am, so we can get the credentialing and caucusing processes done prior to the opening of the convention.

    You can access the convention call and last minute information at the 11th CD Committee website:   http://11thdistrictdemocrats.org/ and feel free to email or call me if you have any unanswered questions. Continue Reading

  • 11th CD 2012 Convention Call

    11TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT
    DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEE OF VIRGINIA
    2012 CONVENTION CALL

      2012 11th CD Convention Call
      DPVA 2012 Filing Form for National Delegate or Alternate
      DPVA 2012 Presidential Elector Filing Form

    1. Call. Pursuant to the authority provided by the Virginia Democratic Party Plan (“Party Plan”), the 11th Congressional District Convention will convene at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 19, 2012, at the Luther Jackson Middle School, 3020 Gallows Road, Falls Church, Virginia 22042.

    2. Incorporated Documents. All appropriate provisions of the Virginia Democratic Party Plan, the Delegate Selection Plan for the 2012 Democratic National Convention Plan, and the Call to the 2012 Virginia State Democratic Convention are incorporated into this Call by reference and made a part hereof.

    3. Purpose. The purpose of the 11th Congressional District Convention shall be:

    A. To select seven (7) delegates and one (1) alternate to the 2012 Democratic National Convention;
    B. To nominate three (3) members each to the permanent Credentials and Rules Committees of the State Convention;
    C. To select a presidential elector representing the 11th Congressional District in the 2012 general presidential election;
    D. To consider resolutions;
    E. To conduct such other business as may properly come before the Convention. Continue Reading

  • 11th CD 2012 Annual Awards Brunch

    The Virginia 11th Congressional District Democratic Committee invites you to our Annual Awards Brunch honoring some good Democrats.

    Sunday, February 26, 2012   11:00 am – 1:00 pm

    Vespucci Restaurant (10579 Fairfax Blvd, Fairfax, VA 22030; map, click here). Additional parking is available in the business lot next door on the left side (east) of Vespucci’s.

    John Sturdivant Award, honoring a member of the labor community for his/her commitment to Democratic ideals and values.

    11th CD Community Service Awards, honoring three Democrats from the respective jurisdictions of the 11th Congressional District (Fairfax County, Fairfax City, and Prince William County) for community service:

    • The Joseph V. Gartlan Award, Fairfax County – Linda Byrne,
    • The Deloris Hampton Award, Prince William County – Fred Parish, and
    • The Frederick W. Silverthorne Award, Fairfax City – TBA.

    Questions, more Info contact George Burke, Chair (chair@11thDistrictDemocrats.org).

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