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Save the Date: 34th Annual BBQ and Fundraiser

Please join us for our 34th annual Democratic BBQ on Sunday, October 1 from 3-6 pm! Join local elected officials and meet 2023 candidates. Family-friendly event with music.

Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the door. $10 for students. Kids under 6 are free. You can purchase ONLINE or by check to P.O. Box 5698, Charlottesville, VA 22905.

To limit our environmental impact, please bring your own plates and utensils if possible.

Sponsorships available:

  • Donor: $150 – includes 2 BBQ & 2 drink tickets
  • Friend: $250 – includes 2 BBQ & 4 drink tickets
  • Supporter: $500 – includes 2 BBQ & 6 drink tickets
  • Patron: $1,000 – includes 4 BBQ & 8 drink tickets
  • Host: $2,500 – includes 6 BBQ & 12 drink tickets

Join us for a great time with your Democratic neighbors and candidates!

Canvassing Opportunities

Below are the dates we are canvassing as a group. You may sign up for one or more with the link below the dates. The bolded ones are our Weekends of Action. If you would like to canvass during the week or at other times more convenient to your schedule, please email karencombs6522@gmail.com.

Please share with your fellow canvassers! We have a lot of ground to cover before November.

Date

Time Location

Location

Saturday, Aug 12

10:00 AM

Crozet Mudhouse Crozet
Saturday, Aug19

2:00 PM

Charlottesville Combs Office
Saturday, Aug 26

10:00 AM

Crozet Mudhouse Crozet
Saturday, Sept 2

10:00 AM

Charlottesville Combs Office
Saturday,  Sept 9

10:00 AM

Charlottesville Combs Office
Saturday, Sept 9

2:00 PM

Crozet Mudhouse Crozet
Saturday,  Sept 16

10:00 AM

Charlottesville Combs Office
Saturday, Sept 16

2:00 PM

Charlottesville Combs Office
Saturday, Sept 23

10:00 AM

Charlottesville Combs Office
Saturday, Sept 23

2:00 PM

Charlottesville Combs Office
Saturday, Sept 30

10:00 AM

Crozet Mudhouse Crozet
Saturday, Sept 30

2:00 PM

Crozet Mudhouse Crozet
Sunday, Oct 1

12:00 PM

Charlottesville Combs Office
Sunday, Oct 1

2:30 PM

Charlottesville Combs Office
Saturday, Oct 7

10:00 AM

Charlottesville Combs Office
Saturday, Oct 7

2:00 PM

Charlottesville Combs Office
Saturday, Oct 14

10:00 AM

Crozet Mudhouse Crozet
Saturday, Oct 14

2:00 PM

Crozet Mudhouse Crozet
Sunday, Oct 15

12:00 PM

Charlottesville Combs Office
Sunday, Oct 15

2:30 PM

Charlottesville Combs Office
Saturday, Oct 21

10:00 AM

Charlottesville Combs Office
Saturday, Oct 21

2:00 PM

Charlottesville Combs Office
Saturday, Oct 28

10:00 AM

Charlottesville Combs Office
Saturday, Oct 28

2:00 PM

Charlottesville Combs Office
Saturday, Nov 4

10:00 AM

Crozet Mudhouse Crozet
Saturday, Nov 4

2:00 PM

Crozet Mudhouse Crozet
Saturday, Nov 5

12:00 PM

Charlottesville Combs Office
Sunday, Nov 5

2:30 PM

Charlottesville Combs Office

Sign up here!    https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c084eafaa28a6fec25-albemarle#/

 

Listening to Learn Town Hall #1 – Sat, July 29

We want to hear from you!

What would make Albemarle County a better community to live in? We want to hear from you!

Listening to Learn is a town hall series organized by Albemarle Democrats (Rio District). Hear from local officials. Share what you care about!

Free and open to everyone.

NEXT EVENT:
Saturday, July 29, 10:30 a.m.
Northside Library, 750 Rio Road West
Light food & drinks available.

You can also attend via Zoom in this meeting room.

This is the first in a series of four planned town hall events.

Can’t attend? Fill out the form on THIS PAGE to let us know what you think.

Statement from ACDC Chair, Karen Combs

I have been a Democrat for many years. I have fought many battles, won and lost a few primaries and general elections. Primaries are tough and they are even tougher in the Democratic party because we tend to eat our own. However, after each primary, I have seen the party grow stronger and it comes down to this: the short game vs the long game! If you have ever heard me speak, then you have heard the comparison. The short game is our elections and while they are important, to me the long game is vital because it is all about our Democracy and saving the American Experiment for not only future generations but the world. There is one thing I have noticed throughout my 30+ years of service and that is primaries quickly identify who is for Democracy and who is for themselves. Granted, it’s not the primaries themself that identify but rather the aftermath and how each Campaign handles either the win or loss. Those for Democracy will mourn their loss and then get back into the fight for the Nominee, believing that a Democrat represents their issues better than anyone on the other side: and those for themself either go home or threaten to work for the other side or will try to undermine the Nominee forgetting their fight of equal rights for all, affordable healthcare, a better environment and all the freedoms, issues and gains we will lose if we fail as a party.

So, my question to each of you…. Are you long game or short game? If you choose long game, welcome to the team!!! Onward to November!!

Karen