Obama voters crucial for Democratic victory in mid-term election

cross-posted from Annandale VA 9.13.2010

crab-feast-092010Democratic leaders and party members turned out in full force Saturday evening for the Mason District Crab Feast, an annual backyard fundraising event featuring barrels full of blue crabs. Party leaders sought to energize Fairfax County Democratic activists to work hard to get out the vote in November. Both Reps. Gerry Connolly (11th District, which includes Annandale) and Rep. Jim Moran (8th District) are up for re-election. The event was organized by Mason District Democrats under the leadership of chair Rachel Rifkind.

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Northern Virginia Labor Federation – Labor Day Picnic

Hosted by the NoVA Labor Federation


Monday, September 6, 2010
noon to 5:00 pm


Large Pavilion at Veteran’s Park (14300 Featherstone Rd., Woodbridge, VA 22191; map, click here). Park pool & water slide across the street from the pavilion. BBQ by Suzy-Q’s.

* Smoked spare ribs  * Italian sausage & peppers  * Hamburgers & Hot Dogs  * Corn-on-the-cob  * Pasta Salad  * ‘Favorite’ beverages

* call Linda at 301-918-8832 or 916-844-5969 to volunteer *

Support our Troops in Afghanistan

Donate goods and postage to send overseas.

Dan Duckwitz worked a full-time, internship at the Fairfax County Democratic Committee in the summer of 2007, and now serves in Afghanistan with the 374th Financial Management Company. The items listed below have been identified by Dan’s company as difficult to obtain through available channels. In addition to these items below, we request contributions for postage.


Afghanistan Troops’ Wish List

  • Peanuts, Almonds in single serving sizes
  • Beef Jerky, Slim Jims
  • Candy, Gum, Tic-Tacs, Life Savers, mints (nothing that will melt)
  • Popcorn (microwavable packages)
  • Powdered drinks (such as crystal light, propel etc.)
  • Coffee (ground) and Tea Bags
  • White socks with no logos for physical training
  • Personal Hygiene items and Toiletries for both men and women
  • Books, magazines, and DVDs (entertainment items)
  • Also the sand colored t-shirts sold at PX facilities state side are impossible to get in Afghanistan.  They can use some medium, mostly large, and a few X-large sizes in these t-shirts.

Please deliver your donations to:

  • Bring them to the Crab Feast on September 11th, and/or
  • Fairfax County Democratic Committee (2815 Hartland Road, Suite 110, Falls Church VA 22043; map: http://bit.ly/FCDC-HQ) or to a collection site at Democratic Party events in Fairfax County.

Your support is greatly appreciated!