J.D. Rice new LCDP Chair with more officers

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Valdosta December 8th 2016 — Broadening the team, the Lowndes County Democratic Party (LCDP) brought in J.D. Rice as its new Chairman plus a new Membership Vice-Chair, and two new Assistant Chairs.

Viviann Cody voiced the sentiments of the LCDP, “We say “Thank You” to those who serve as leaders for the past two years. They did a great job “applause” please for them. Tonight we introduce our new “Leaders” for the next two years. Now we need new members to join. Our next meeting will be Jan. 2017. Listen out for me and others to ask you to get on board. We can make a difference within our city. Get Ready, Get Ready a change is about to happen in Valdosta.”

New: Aubrey Fowler (Assistant Treasurer), Gretchen Quarterman (Secretary), Teresa (Chair Membership), Jim Parker (Treasurer), J.D. Rice (Chairman), Dennis Marks (Vice-Chair Elections), Nerma Dave (Assistant Secretary), James LaPlant (Vice-Chair Qua

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Get Involved: LCDP Monthly Meeting 2016-12-05

Don’t mourn, organize! We will be discussing strategies to build a stronger Democratic Party at our monthly meeting today.

When: 6PM Monday December 5th 2016

Where: Mama Junes Restaurant, 3286 Inner Perimeter Road, Valdosta, Georgia 31602

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Election Eve GOTV 2016-11-07

Half the people already voted early: now get out the vote for the other half on Election Day! GOTV Please join us for Election Eve GOTV at the monthly Lowndes County Democratic Party meeting at Mama June’s:

  • making phone calls on behalf of candidates,
  • knocking on doors for candidates,
  • and giving rides to the polls.

Some LCDP members are planning on holding campaign signs in legally acceptable areas near polling locations. All that and slate cards, vote no on Amendment 3, and elect local, statewide, and national Democrats! Continue reading

Get out the Vote! 2016-10-03

With 37 days until the election, we are organizing to register as many people to vote as possible! 14470500 1182363355171852 5522328616385984572 N We are also promoting Democratic candidates at the local, state, and presidential levels. We will have Clinton/Kaine yard signs for $15, but really want them on busy roads with high traffic.

When: 6PM Monday October 3rd 2016

Where: Mama June’s Restaurant
3286 Inner Perimeter Road
Valdosta, Georgia 31602

What: Get out the vote!

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Meet the Candidates at VSU 2016-09-12

Join us for a “Meet the Candidates” forum sponsored by the Young Democrats of Valdosta State University and is open to the public. 13921047 1128560847218770 5664533012777217210 N 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

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LCDP Monthly Meeting: Climate Change 2016-08-01

Monthly meeting of the Lowndes County Democratic Party and election of (some) Lowndes County Democratic Committee members. World, hands 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

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Supporting Local Business – McKinney’s Pet Lovers

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.

Thank you for supporting local businesses!

Perry and Tracy McKinney

Perry and Tracy McKinney

Mc Kinney's Pet Lovers

Mc Kinney’s Pet Lovers

Perry and Tracy McKinney

Perry and Tracy McKinney

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Video from Democratic Party Platform Meeting in Orlando

You can answer a survey for your local DNC delegates at the LCDP BBQ today, after you hear candidates for offices from Senate to the most local, and eat fine local BBQ.

You can watch the whole two-day Orlando Platform Committee meeting on YouTube.

LCDP’s Treasurer Gretchen Quarterman was there, and will be collecting answers to the survey at the LCDP BBQ this evening at 6PM at Mathis Auditorium.

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Candidates, Delegates, and Food at annual LCDP BBQ 2016-07-11

What should be on the platform of the national Democratic Party? 13612121 1097103057031216 2226897264174949346 N 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.

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When: 6PM-8:30PM, Monday, July 11th 2016

Where: Mathis Auditorium
2300 N Ashley St, Valdosta, Georgia 31602

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Annual LCDP BBQ 2016-07-11

The LCDP needs your help to get Democratic candidates elected at the presidential, state, and local levels in November. 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), 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.

Facebook: event, plus a phonebank event!

When: 6PM-8:30PM, Monday, July 11th 2016

Where: Mathis Auditorium
2300 N Ashley St, Valdosta, Georgia 31602

Here are videos from last year’s LCDP BBQ.

You can become an LCDP member or renew today to help elect Democrats!

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