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Virginia Beach Democrats Weekly Email  ~ August 4, 2017
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Saturday, August 5th -
Hampton Roads Volunteer Summit
  • Do you care about Democratic politics but are not sure 
    how to get involved?
  • Were you involved at one time but haven’t volunteered in a while?

  • Are you not sure this is the year for you to get involved?

We need your HELP. NOW is the time. THIS is how. 

If Democrats are going to keep the Governor’s seat and flip the State House of Delegates in November, we need to talk to voters and make our voices heard. Come learn how you can help those efforts at the Democratic Party of Virginia’s Hampton Roads Volunteer Summit--details are below.
  
When: August 5th 10am-1pm

Where: 1026 Settlers Landing Road, Hampton, VA 23669

How: Sign up for the Summit HERE

What: Learn how to Canvas and Phone bank

Get some important updates on the Democratic Party’s Coordinated Campaign and help to make a difference in your communities!

Register at the link above and we’ll see you on August 5th to Help Turn Virginia Beach Blue.


Chair  |  Dave Belote  |  chair@vbdemocrats.org


Monday, August 7th - Monthly Business Meeting
Please join us on Monday for our monthly business meeting at the Central Library. Public is welcome. 
  
When: August 7, 2017 at 7PM
Where: 4100 Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA 23452
Meeting Minutes from July 10, 2017

During our August 7th regular business meeting, we will be voting on the minutes from our previous meeting in July. Please take a moment to review them before the meeting. We will have a handful printed and available at the meeting.

Minutes - July 10, 2017 Meeting

Secretary | Laurice Yarn | 
secretary@vbdemocrats.org


DPVA Coordinated Campaign Office
Opens in Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach's office coordinated campaign opened July 30, 2017. Democratic nominee for Governor, Ralph Northam, as well as other special guests including our constitutional officer and House of Delegates candidates spoke to the crowd. We had a great turnout of supporters attend. Thanks to all who were able to make it. (Photo by Ron Lovell)


Our Senators Want to Hear From You
Friday, August 18th


Hampton Roads Chamber  - 2017 Senatorial Forum

"The Hampton Roads Chamber plays an important role in communicating the needs of the region's business community," said Senator Tim Kaine, "as Senator from Virginia, it's critical to hear directly from local members and understand how they feel about the direction of the economy."

senator warner and senator kaineSenators Tim Kaine and Mark Warner want to hear from the region's business community. The Hampton Roads Chamber is proud to offer our members and the greater Hampton Roads business community that opportunity at a special Senatorial Forum on Friday, August 18th at the Hilton Norfolk- The Main.

"This is an opportunity for me to hear directly from the job creators and business leaders that help make this region such a vibrant place to work and do business. I look forward to an informative and robust discussion with the Hampton Roads business community, and to carrying your views with me back to Washington," said Senator Mark Warner.

Don't miss this rare opportunity to participate in a lively discussion on the present state of affairs in Washington, our nation, and the Commonwealth.

WHEN: Friday, August 18, 2017 | 11:30am - 1:30pm
WHERE: Hilton Norfolk - The Main, 100 East Main Street , Norfolk, VA. 23510
PRICE: (Sandra Brandt has arranged for Virginia Beach Democrats to register at the $50 rate. Please let us know if you have any issues. Contact communications@vbdemocrats.org)
$50.00 Chamber Member
$65.00 Prospective Member
$750 Table Sponsor

REGISTRATION & EVENT DETAILS


New Blog Article
A Doctor's Tale
~ by Adele Close, M.D.

Democrat. Republican. Conservative. Liberal. Independent. Libertarian. Green. Progressive. Pro-choice. Pro-life. Vegan. Gluten-free. Never-Trump.

We want to label ourselves as SOMETHING. It’s convenient when engaging in conversations or identifying others who think like we do so that we can make friends or collaborate on a project. Categorizing ourselves is a human instinct.

In this modern age where communities are breaking down— where many spend more time socializing over screens than out in the street talking to neighbors...

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For Campaign Staffs and  Volunteers:
A Special "Get Out The Vote" event with Michael Blake, Vice Chair of the Democratic National Committee 

Thursday, September 28, 2017 
7:00 P.M. to 8:30 P.M.
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
4100 Virginia Beach Boulevard, Virginia Beach, VA 23452

Michael Blake, Vice Chair of the Democratic National Committee, will visit Virginia Beach to work with our VBDC candidates, campaign staffs and volunteers as we go into high gear for the November election. 

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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 communications@vbdemocrats.org.

Event Planning Volunteers Needed
The Communications Committee is seeking volunteers for Event Planning.
Please contact communications@vbdemocrats.org.


Calendar of Public Events

View this calendar list of upcoming public events. https://goo.gl/c3KApF


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Please complete the application below.

We need volunteers for upcoming elections and internal roles. If you would like to volunteer, please complete the application below.

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Your contribution to the Virginia Beach Democratic Committee (VBDC) will help elect Democrats so we can turn Virginia Beach Blue!
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