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Weekly Events Reminder
Saturday, September 27Cluster 5  Brunch with the Candidates
     10:00 AM
     Skyland Fire Department
     Come to Meet and Greet your state and local candidates!
Dog Frolic Event
     1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
     French Broad River Park
     Hosted by the Eleanor Project Group
     Voter Registration and Candidate Education Spotlight
     DOGS WILL BE : 

BARKING FOR BARACK & BIDEN – the Obama / Biden Demoocratic Presidential Ticket –                                      HOWLING FOR HAGAN – the Kay Hagan campaign for N.C. U.S.Senate seat –                                                                            WAGGING FOR WHILDEN – the Jane Whilden campaign for N.C. State House of Representatives District 116 –                                 DIGGIN’ IN FOR DAVID – the David Gantt campaign for Chair of Buncombe County Comission
****45 SPECIAL DOG TREAT BAGS WILL BE GIVEN (on a first-come/first-served basis) – The number 45 was selected as a tribute to this being the anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I HAVE A DREAM” Speech.
There will be a special photo op, so bring your camera!!!

     p.s. You do not have to have a dog to attend.
Contact Marnie Walsh,,  828-298- 2231
Sunday, September 28
     no events scheduled

Monday, September 29

Jane Whilden Mailing
     10:00 AM
     Democratic Headquarters
     Call Forrest Gilliam at 989-1021
Meet and Greet for David Gantt
     6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
     Home of Patsy Keever, 17 Braddock Way, Asheville
     Suggested Contribution $25 per person
     Contact Ellen at or 828-442-9252

Tuesday, September 30

Forum with County Commissioner Chair Candidates
     12:00 noon – 2:00 PM
     Trinity Episcopal Church, 60 Church Street, Asheville
     Sponsored by the Asheville Civitan Club
Wednesday, October 1

Monthly Volunteer Luncheon
     12:00 Noon
     Democratic Headquarters
     Please reserve! 274-4482
Thursday, October 2

Luncheon in Support of David Gantt and Barack Obama
12 Noon – 2:00 PM
Limones Restaurant, 13 Eagle Street, Downtown Asheville
RSVP by September 29 to, 901-871-0211
$50 per person

All proceeds to to the Buncombe County Democratic Party Get Out The Vote for Chair of the Commission Candidate, David Gantt and Presidential Candidate Barack (Yes We Must) Obama.

Happy Birthday to David Gantt.
Friday, October 3

Democratic Candidates Reception
     5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
     Crest Center, Pavilion
     Sponsored by Carol and Bruce Peterson
     Meet Your State and Local Candidates
     $50 per person
     Contact Carol at 828-628-1349

Saturday, October 4

29th Annual Vance Aycock Breakfast
     Doors open at 8:30 AM, Program at 9:00 AM
     Sponsored by the Democratic Women of Buncombe County
     Tickets $35.00
     Grand Ballroom, Vanderbilt Wing, Grove Park Inn Resort
     Tickets available at Democratic Headquarters

48th Annual Vance-Aycock Dinner
     Reception 5:30 PM, Dinner 7:00 PM
     Reception $250 per person includes dinner, Dinner $100 per  person
     Grove Park Inn Resort
     Tickets available at Democratic Headquarters and online at
Mamas for Obama Picnic
     4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
     Lake Louise Park and Playground, North Merrimon Avenue,   Weaverville
     Bring a picnic and the family!
     Contact , 333-1115
Sunday, October 5
     no events scheduled

Upcoming Events

October 6, Monday, Forum with County Commissioner Candidates, 6:30-9:00 PM, Sponsored by the Wilshire Park Community Emmanuel Lutheran Church 51 Wilburn Pl Asheville, NC 28806 6:30pm potluck, 7:00pm Forum
October 8, Wednesday, Bill Stanley Benefit, Gerald’s Firplace Restaurant, 287 Weaverville Highway, Woodfin, $100 per person, $150 per couple, RSVP to 254-4925, Cocktails 6 PM, Dinner 7 PM
October 10, Friday, AB Tech Candidates Forum, Noon – 2:00 PM Ferguson Auditorium
October 11, Saturday, County CommissionerCandidates Breakfast, Owen High School Cafeteria

October 11, Saturday, Carol Peterson Benefit, Barnardsville Community Center, 2:00-4:00 PM

By |2008-09-26T16:34:05-04:00September 26th, 2008|State and Local Politics|Comments Off on Local Events

Not more on Michael Vick

In football there is a penalty for piling on. Michael Vick has already pleaded guilty to federal charges. Now, the state of Virginia, is jumping on the pile.


From AP:

Michael Vick and three co-defendants were indicted by a grand jury Tuesday on state charges related to a dogfighting ring operated on Vick’s Virginia property.

Vick, who already pleaded guilty in federal court to a dogfighting conspiracy charge and is awaiting sentencing Dec. 10, was indicted on one count of beating or killing or causing dogs to fight other dogs and one count of engaging in or promoting dogfighting. Each count is a felony, punishable by up to five years in prison. (more…)

By |2013-11-03T18:46:10-04:00September 25th, 2007|Sports|Comments Off on Not more on Michael Vick
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