Virginia Beach Democrats Weekly Email  ~ August 11, 2017
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Do you care Democratic politics
but are not sure how to get involved?

Join us for two campaign kickoffs next week
and help us turn Virginia Beach blue.

Next week we’ll have two campaign kickoffs … one for Susan Hippen on Thursday, August 17th at Chick’s Oyster Bar and one for Kimberly Anne Tucker on Saturday, August 19th at Seatack Recreation Center.  Details and RSVP instructions are below.
Our candidates need your time, ideas, and energy--
please come out and give them your support!

Chair  |  Dave Belote  |

Susan Hippen's Campaign Kick-Off
for Virginia Beach Treasurer 

Thursday, August 17th at 6PM-8PM
Chick's Oyster Bar
2143 Vista Circle, Virginia Beach, 23451

It is time to intensify our campaign efforts.  We can mingle over light hors d'oeuvres.  I humbly ask to be your first new Treasurer in 39 years.

RSVP at and click on the football tee image. Payment will also be accepted at the door.  Please notify Susan using her website contact form if you plan to attend and pay at the door. Donor levels are listed on ActBlue. Hope to see you there!

Campaign Kickoff "Friends and Fundraiser"
Kimberly Anne Tucker for Delegate - 81st District

Saturday, August 19th at Noon - 2PM
Seatack Recreational Center
141 South Birdneck Rd., Virginia Beach, 23451

This is a chance for us to get to know each other, mingle and inspire each other to fight hard. I want to say thank you to those of you who have already been working hard. For those of you who are trying to figure out what you can do, we will have our team with us to help you engage with the campaign. We have a lot of work to do. It's time to get this party started! Tickets | 

Volunteers Needed

Technology Chair
Virginia Beach Democrats are seeking a new Technology Chair. The following experience is preferred:

~ Google core products including Drive, Sheets, Docs, Groups, Sites, Calendar, Gmail.
~ GSuite (Google Apps/Google for Business) admin experience preferred.
~ Key Skills: Google Sheets, Google Forms, GSuite admin/superuser.
~ Some training provided. Must be a self-starter willing to learn new skills.
Please contact

Event Planning Volunteers Needed
The Communications Committee is seeking volunteers for Event Planning.
Please contact

August 18th Senatorial Forum

If you are a Virginia Beach Democrat member, you can get in at the $50 ticket price.
Please RSVP by 5PM on Tuesday, August 15th by sending an email to email Candace Reid at the email below. Provide your name, address and phone number and she will have you on the list. Check-in is at 11:30 AM. Pay at the door.

Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine are expected to attend the Hampton Roads Chamber Senatorial Forum on Friday, August 18th at the Hilton Norfolk - The Main.
Please join us to hear first-hand our Senators' perspectives on the myriad of issues facing the nation, the Commonwealth, and Hampton Roads. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to participate in a lively discussion on the present state of affairs in Washington and the world.

Meet and Greet opportunity available with sponsorships!

Click here for additional sponsorship information.

2017 Finance Diversity Leadership Summit
News from Assemblymember, Michael A. Blake:


Amazon is launching a 2 day Diversity Leadership Summit (DLS) for diverse undergraduate (Sophomore and/or Juniors) Finance/Accounting students.  During the summit, participants will have the opportunity to learn from Finance and Accounting Professionals, who will share their expertise and knowledge to accelerate their professional development. Participants should expect to be challenged, build skills and will have the opportunity to interview for the 2018 Finance and Accounting summer internship Programs.

Location:  Seattle, WA: Thursday, November 9th to Friday, November 10th

Note:  All travel, hotel accommodations, and meal expenses will be paid by Amazon
Timeline: Internship recruitment will occur during September through October. Please submit your application by Friday, October 20th

Apply here:


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