• 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

  • 11th CD 2012 Convention Call


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    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 Annual Awards Brunch

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

    Sunday, March 6, 2011  11:00 am – 1:00 pm
    Vespucci Restaurant
    10579 Fairfax Blvd, Fairfax, VA  22030
    map, click here

    • 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 – Walt Mika
        • The Dolores Hampton Award, Prince William County – Kathleen Seefeldt
        • The Frederick W. Silverthorne Award, Fairfax City – Teddy Goodson

    Suggested Donation: $40 to help defray expenses; Sponsors: $250; Hosts: $100. Click here to purchase your ticket(s) online via ActBlue.

    RSVP to: Ginny Peters, Finance Chair, at glpeters@verizon.net. More Info: George Burke, Chair, at georgeaburke@gmail.com.

    Your contribution may be used in connection with federal elections and is subject to the limitations and prohibitions of the Federal Election Campaign Act. Federal law requires us to use our best efforts to collect the name, address, occupation, employer & location of employment for individuals who contribute $200 or more in a calendar year.  Other contributions will be deposited in our non-federal account.  Virginia law requires political committees to report the name, mailing address, occupation, employer and location of employment for individuals who contribute $100 or more in a calendar year. Contributions to the 11th CDDC are not deductible for federal or state income tax purposes.

    Paid for and Authorized by the 11th Congressional District Democratic Committee, George Burke, Chair