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Discuss LCDP BBQ at Monthly Meeting 2017-06-05

We will discuss July BBQ, voter engagement and more. Here are videos of last year’s BBQ.

When: 6PM Monday, June 5th, 2017

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

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Videos: Thank our Teachers, Committees, and Monthly Meeting 2017-04-03

The next monthly LCDP meeting is 6PM Today, Monday May 1, 2017. Here is video of the previous meeting.

The “Thank Our Teachers” signs were first available at the April monthly meeting, as approved by the Lowndes County Democratic Committee (LCDC) at the end of March. The LCDC (essentially the board of directors for the LCDP) also formalized subcommittees on Education, Environment, Public Relations, and Finance, which were also discussed at the April meeting, as you can see in this video.

And the LCDC approved a new resolution against the Sabal Trail fracked methane pipeline and for solar power which was handed out at the April meeting.

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Transportation at Monthly Meeting 2017-05-01

Valdosta-Lowndes Metropolitan Planning Organization (VLMPO) Director Corey Hull will give us an update on local and regional transportation issues, including upcoming TSPLOST meetings and list development, proposed truck bypass and more.

When: 6PM Monday, May 1st, 2017

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

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Lowndes County Democratic Party renews resolution against Sabal Trail, for Solar after Florida resolutions

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Valdosta, April 3, 2017 — a moral obligation to leave our children and grandchildren with an earth as safe, beautiful, and majestic as the one bequeathed to us by our parents and grandparents On March 27, 2017, the Lowndes County Democratic Committee (LCDC) approved a new resolution against Sabal Trail methane pipeline and for solar power, going beyond the old ones it passed in March 2014, this time calling for financial divestment from companies that support the pipeline, including calling on local and state elected officials to divest and not to accept any campaign finance funds from the same. The new LCDC resolution includes a quote agreeing that Sabal Trail is a threat to our drinking water in the Florida Aquifer, from a resolution of February 2017 by the Orange County, Florida Democratic Executive Committee (DEC); several other Florida county DECs have since also passed such resolutions.

The LCDC WHEREASes cite economics, damage Sabal Trail has already caused to our environment including Withlacoochee River, eminent domain for private company is not equal justice under the law, public safety and welfare, the lack of need for the pipeline now that Florida Power and Light has admitted Florida needs no new electricity until 2024, the economic victory of solar power, Floridians’ vote last year for solar power, and education, since Sabal Trail goes barely a mile from Clyattville Elementary School in Lowndes County.

This resolution will be discussed 6PM tonight at the Lowndes County Democratic Party (LCDP) at Mama Junes restaurant in Valdosta, along with new signs to Support Our Teachers.

The full text of the new LCDP resolution, entitled “A Resolution Against the Sabal Trail methane pipeline and For Solar Power”, is on the LCDP website in PDF. The resolution concludes: Continue reading

Thank our Teachers, Committees, and Monthly Meeting 2017-04-03

The Lowndes County Democratic Committee (LCDC) met at the end of March and voted to approve our project “Thank Our Teachers”. The final teacher graphic (not the one shown below) will be distributed Monday and LCDP members will be asked to get it out to the community.

The LCDC (essentially the board of directors for the LCDP) also formalized subcommittees on Education, Environment, Public Relations, and Finance. Please come, get involved on one of these subcommittees and make a difference in our community.

And the LCDC approved a new resolution; a press release on that will go out Monday.

When: 6PM Monday, April 3rd, 2017

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

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Implement the local platform projects: Monthly Meeting 2017-03-06

LCDP March Monthly Meeting: we will be working on the two topics we identified last month, Public Transportation and Education. Plan on coming and helping to make our community a place that benefits everyone. facilitated by LCDP Chairman JD Rice.

When: 6PM Monday, March 6th, 2017

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

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Projects for Local Platform @ LCDP 2017-02-06

Last month we outlined our platform planks. This month, we will begin to work on exact projects, groups, activities we can do to advance our platform. Come prepared with ideas on how to support our Democratic Values, facilitated by LCDP Chairman JD Rice.

When: 6PM Monday, February 6th, 2017

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

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Local Platform and making Annual Plan 2016-01-09

Our first meeting with new Chairman JD Rice. We will talk about our local platform issues, and discuss projects that will help us to advance these issues in the community. Also, we will talk about the plan for the year and the upcoming municipal elections.

When: 6PM Monday, January 9th, 2017

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

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J.D. Rice, new LCDP chair

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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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