July Annual BBQ we were joined by a number of local Democratic
candidates who shared with us why they were running for office. We
were also joined by Sarah Todd, Democratic Party of Georgia Vice Chair
for County Parties, and Claudia Collier, Democratic Party of Georgia
You’ve already seen
a few pictures from the BBQ.
Here are videos from that fine day, July 6, 2017.
Come on down to Mathis Auditorium, 6PM this Thursday, July 6, 2017!
Valdosta Daily Times, July 3, 2017,
Democrats host barbecue,
VALDOSTA — Food, fellowship and festivities are on the agenda
for th[e] Lowndes County Democratic Party meeting this week.
The event will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 6, at Mathis
Municipal Auditorium, 2300 N. Ashley St., according to an
organizational press release. Tickets are $25 each and may be
purchased from any Lowndes County Democratic Party committee member
or at the door.
Please join us for a public meeting about the issue of animal rights and animal welfare on Monday, December 7 at 6:00 pm. Facebook event.
Dr. Amanda Hall says:
“The manner in which we care for our pets is a measure of the quality
of our community as a whole. A community that tolerates animal
cruelty and neglect is one that tolerates low standards throughout
Our guest panel speakers will include:
Dr. Amanda Hall from Baytree Animal Hospital,
Dr. Tom Aiello from the VSU History Department,
Ashlie Prain from the VSU Anthropology Club,
and Michelle Williams from the Pixel Fund Rescue.
Lowndes County has been invited to send a speaker about the animal shelter,
but has not yet responded.
The meeting will take place at Mama June’s restaurant at 3286 Inner Perimeter Road. You do not need to purchase food to join in the discussion.
Valdosta, February 5th, 2015 — Two rooms filled and standing
in the hall, so many people came to hear Dr. James LaPlant talk
about how Georgia is “in play”, that the Lowndes County Democratic
Party (LCDP) is moving to a bigger venue for its March meeting.
Valdosta, December 1st 2014 — Prof. Tom Hochschild of VSU,
recent candidate for County Commission, is the new Chairman of the
Democratic Party (LCDP), after a party Committee meeting Saturday.
He chaired his first monthly party meeting Monday evening.
Gretchen Quarterman chose to step down as chairman saying:
“It has been a privilege to lead the LCDP for the past four years
and I look forward working with Tom and actively promoting
In addition to electing Hochschild as Chair, Quarterman was elected
as Secretary and remaining officers were re-elected to their
leadership positions including Dennis Marks (Vice-Chair for
Elections), Glenn Ritchie (Vice-Chair for Membership), Richard
Saeger (Vice-Chair for Qualifying) and James J. Parker (Treasurer).
Chairman Hochschild said
“I am excited to be working with these outstanding individuals, and
believe that we have a great foundation in place to improve the
lives of Lowndes County residents.”
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.