Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Democrats to Host Senator Creigh Deeds at March 28 Meeting

Senator Creigh Deeds, representing Virginia's 25th district, will speak at the Wednesday, March 28 meeting of the Rockbridge County Democratic Committee to be held at 5:30 pm at the Southern Inn II Restaurant, 465 Nelson Street, Lexington.

The Senator will summarize the accomplishments and challenges of the 2012 Virginia General Assembly Session. He will also assess the current legislative environment in the evenly divided Senate of Virginia.

Senator Deeds was born in Richmond, VA and received his undergraduate degree from Concord College and, in 1984, his law degree from Wake Forest University. From 1988-1992, he was a prosecutor in Bath County. In 1991, Deeds was elected to the Virginia House of Delegates representing the 18th District. In 2002, after winning a special election to fill the seat of the late Senator Emily Couric, Deeds entered the State Senate representing the 25th District, which includes Rockbridge, Nelson, Albemarle (part), Alleghany, Highland and Bath counties and the cities of Lexington, Buena Vista, Covington, and Charlottesville.

Senator Deeds sits on three standing committees: General Law and Technology, Privileges and Elections, and Transportation.

A social hour and a 6;15 PM buffet dinner ($20 cash) will precede the Senator's remarks The public is welcome to attend and anyone wishing to attend the program is invited to arrive at 7 pm. To RSVP for dinner reservations by March 21 or for more information, contact Glenda Grasse at gang@histomin.com or Joe Skovira at 540-348-1093 or jskovira@embarqmail.com.

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