FCDC and GMU Democrats 2011 Precinct Operations Retreat

Fairfax County Democratic Committee (FCDC) and George Mason University Democrats 2011 Precinct Operations Retreat Sunday June 5, 2011 noon-4 pm at the George Mason University, Johnson Center Cinema. To RSVP, click here.

The precinct is the basic building block for all elections and getting volunteers connected and talking to their neighbors is the most effective way to increase turn out and win elections. This retreat will teach volunteers how to organize their precincts, recruit and manage other volunteers, talk to their neighbors and get them out to vote. For more information and/or questions, contact Alex Rodriguez (rodanda6132@verizon.net).


  • 12-1 pm 2011 Road to Victory, Mike Henry
  • 1-2 pm Grass Roots Organizing, Brandyn Keating, Virginia State Director, Organizing for America; Erik Carlson, Regional Field Director, Organizing For America; Kim Smith, Volunteer, FCDC
  • 2-3 pm VoteBuilder, Chris Ambrose
  • 3-4 pm Social Media Applications, Catherine Read


Rally Against “Citizens United”

Campaign to End Corporate Dominance of Our Democracy

Please join us as Congressman Jim Moran chairs a discussion to illuminate the increasing and pervasive corporate takeover of American politics, including the grave threat to our democracy resulting from the January 21, 2010 Supreme Court ruling, Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, giving corporations a constitutional “right” to spend unlimited money influencing elections.


  • Congressman Jim Moran, Representing the 8th District of Virginia
  • Bill Samuel, AFL-CIO Legislative Director
  • Marge Baker, People For The American Way Executive Vice President
  • Craig Holman, Public Citizen Government Affairs Lobbyist
  • Eric Byler, Coffee Party USA Founder

Saturday, May 28, 2011, 2-4 pm
George Mason University
ARL Founder’s Hall 134
3351 Fairfax Drive Arlington, VA  22226
METRO: Virginia Square / GMU – Orange Line
map / directions: http://www.law.gmu.edu/about/directions
pay parking available at Founders Hall & Foundation Bldg.

Sponsored by: George Mason University Young Democrats; Alexandria, Arlington, Falls Church City, Fairfax City, Fairfax County, Prince William, & 8th Congressional District Democratic Committees; The Brigades; FCDC National Affairs Committee; Mason Law Democrats; Progressive Democrats of America-Virginia; NOVA MoveOn, and Virginia AFL-CIO

Please RSVP at ameritruth@aol.com
This event is free of charge.

The Fifteenth Annual Champagne & Chocolate Extravaganza

You are invited to the Fifteenth Annual Champagne & Chocolate Extravaganza
honoring Penny Gross — Mason District Supervisor

Sunday February 13, 2011
2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

at the home of Dottie Bennett and Richard Morton
3405 Rustic Way Lane (in Lake Barcroft)
Falls Church, Virginia


From Sleepy Hollow Road, turn onto Dearborn Drive,
keep right toward Waterway Drive, left onto Stoneybrae Drive,
right onto Waterway Drive again and right into  Rustic Way Lane.
3405 is on the left.

From Leesburg Pike, turn onto southbound Patrick
Henry Drive, right onto Beachway Drive, left onto
Potterton Drive, left onto Waterway Drive, and right
onto Rustic Way Lane. 3405 is on the left.

Street parking available.

For Additional Information or to RSVP: