Sunday, November 27, 2011

Reorganization Meeting (Caucus) Dec 10

The Rockbridge County Democratic Committee (RCDC) in conjunction with the Lexington Democratic Committee will hold its biennial reorganization meeting on Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011, in the Southern Inn II restaurant on 465 E. Nelson St. in Lexington, VA. The primary purpose of the meeting is to elect (or reelect) members to the RCDC and to elect its officers. The second purpose of the meeting is to discuss plans and activities for the 2012 national election.

The agenda will be:
8:30 a.m. continental breakfast for the combined committees ($6 donation)
9:00 a.m. welcome & keynote comments: Dorothy Blackwell and Joe Skovira
9:30 a.m. breakout into separate committees
• Election/reelection of members*
• Election of officers for 2012-2013
• Voting on by-law changes
• Setting of goals
• Discussion of proposed election year activities
10:30 a.m. closing remarks by the chair

*Individuals wishing to be members of the committee will signify their intent by attending the meeting and signing a participation form, or by sending written notification to the current chair. Reelection of current members requires that they be members in good standing.

For more information contact Joe Skovira 540/348-1093,

Thursday, October 13, 2011

October 26 General Meeting at new location

We will hold our regular meeting on Oct 26 at the Southern Inn's banquet facility at 465 East Nelson Street (behind Don Tequila's). There will be a fixed price ($20) buffet dinner and cash bar. Social hour begins at 5:30, dinner at 6:30.

It is okay to come just for our speaker after dinner but you will miss the Political Round table at 6 PM. Our speaker, Chris Russell, Commonwealth's Attorney for Buena Vista will start his remarks at 7:15 PM.

Saturday, September 17, 2011


The community is invited to attend "Bluegrass and Bar-B-Que" on October 15 at the Virginia Horse Center's Anderson Coliseum, Mezzanine Level. The event is a fundraiser for the Jackie Pleasants Scholarship Fund which provides an annual college scholarship to a deserving Rockbridge County High School graduate.

Doors and a cash bar will open at 5 pm with bluegrass music by Monrovia featuring Jim Brown on guitar from 5:30 - 6:30 pm. A buffet dinner of barbecue pork and chicken, various sides and desserts will be served from 6:30-8:00 pm.

Tickets are $35 for adults and $10 for children. Reservations must be received no later than October 7. Tickets will be held at the door. Checks can be mailed to Pleasants Scholarship Fundraiser, PO Box 1484, Lexington, VA 24450.

For more information, contact Joe Skovira, Chairman, Rockbridge County Democratic Committee at or phone 540-348-1093.

September 28 - Get to Know the Candidates

The Rockbridge County Democratic Committee is pleased to host a non-partisan candidates forum at the County Administration Building in Lexington on Wednesday, Sept 28 from 7 to 9 PM. All candidates for County offices and Constitutional offices have been invited and the public is encouraged to attend.
The forum will include two 45 minute sessions with 15 minutes for questions from the audience. Constitutional office candidates will speak from 7 to 8 PM and the Board of Supervisors and School Board candidates will speak from 8 to 9 PM.
For information contact Joe Skovira, Chairman, at 348-1093 or

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Committee Meeting schedule announced for 2011

There will be 5 regular committee meetings in 2011. The scheduled dates are Feb 23, Apr 27, Jun 22, Sep 28, and Oct 26. All meetings are on Wednesday and start at 5:30 PM. Location of the meetings and the agendas will be announced two weeks before each meeting. Questions should be addressed to Committee Chair Joe Skovira at 540-348-1093 or by email to