Join us for a “Meet the Candidates” forum
sponsored by the Young Democrats of Valdosta State University and is open to the public.
We will hear from Democratic and Republican candidates running for local and state offices.
This is instead of the usual LCDP monthly meeting.
And there seems to be some doubt that Republican candidates will attend.
When: 6PM Monday September 12th 2016
Where: Auditorium (Room 1101)
Bailey Science Center
Valdosta State University
Monthly meeting of the Lowndes County Democratic Party and
election of (some) Lowndes County Democratic Committee members.
Plus a brief talk by Dr. Vernon Dixon about the causes and
consequences of climate change and what we can do to reduce the harm
being done to our planet.
When: 6-7:30 PM Monday August 1st 2016
Where: Mama June’s Home Cookin’
3286 Inner Perimeter Rd, Valdosta, GA 31602
SPOTLIGHT ON LOCAL BUSINESS: The Lowndes County Democratic Party is proud to support McKinney’s Pet Lovers located at 2000 North Ashley Street (on the corner of Park Avenue) in Valdosta.
In business since 1995, Tracy and Perry McKinney have a pet-centered point of view. Looking for natural and holistic products for their clients, they provide supplies for cats and dogs in one half of the store and fish, exotics and small pets in the other.
McKinney’s Pet Lovers employs five people who make sure customer’s pet needs are met. They can special order items if necessary and variety of favorite brands. They also sell supplies for farm animal needs as well as bedding, food and supplies for small animals.
What should be on the platform of the national Democratic Party?
At least two delegates to the Democratic National Convention (DNC)
will be at the LCDP BBQ, one of them our own
LCDP Secretary Gretchen Quarterman, who was at this weekend’s Platform Committee meeting in Orlando.
She will be circulating a survey for you to fill out.
In addition to delicious BBQ and live music, you’ll hear from
Ted Terry (Mayor of Clarkston GA),
Jim Barksdale (Georgia U.S. Senate Candidate),
James Harris (Democratic Candidate for US Congress 8th District),
Gregory Williams (Democratic Candidate for State Senate District 8),
Ashley Paulk (Lowndes County Sheriff candidate), Joyce Evans (Lowndes County Commissioner District 1), Teresa K Moffitt (Democratic Candidate for Lowndes County Commission District 5),
and other Democratic candidates who are working to improve the lives of all Americans. You can purchase tickets at the event or on the LCDP website: www.lowndesdems.org.
Election results, and planning for the Monday, July 11th BBQ at Mathis Auditorium:
you can help Monday June 6th 2016 at the monthly Lowndes County Democratic Party
meeting at Mama June’s restaurant on Inner Perimeter Road.
You do not need to purchase food to attend.
Local elections affect you more than any other, and you can help.
come meet Democratic Party candidates who are seeking help with their campaigns. Elected leaders, experienced candidates, and experienced volunteers will be on hand to provide advice and assistance.
The meeting will
take place at Mama June’s restaurant on Inner Perimeter Road but you
do not need to purchase food to attend.
Here are videos of the standing-room-only Meet the Candidates monthly meeting of the Lowndes County Democratic Party,
6PM Monday 4 April 2014 at Mama June’s Restaurant, Valdosta, Lowndes County, Georgia.
Candidates for County Commission, Lowndes County Board of Education, Coroner, Sheriff, and statehouse spoke. Continue reading →
Paid for and authorized by the Lowndes County Democratic Committee, PO Box 4198, Valdosta, GA 31604. Tom Hochschild (Chair); Gretchen Quarterman (Secretary); Dennis Marks (Vice-Chair Elections); Glenn Ritchie (Vice Chair Membership); Richard Saeger (Vice Chair Qualifying); James J. Parker (Treasurer). Not authorized by any candidate or candidate’s committee.