Get ALL IN to Win Virginia at the Rural Summit

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Dear Friends,

The Rural Valley Summit is this weekend! From Waynesboro to Nellysford, we’ll be enjoying the beauty of Virginia as we organize and get ready for the midterms. I will be there, and I hope you can join me!

I’ve added the final agenda to spur your interest. AND the weather is forecasted for 78 degrees and sunny!

Tickets for the weekend (August 12th-13th) start at $10. Purchase them here.

I’ll be back next week with Calls to Action and more.



Friday Night Social

Basic City Beer (1010 East Main St., Waynesboro, VA 22980)
6pm – 9pm
The weekend festivities begin Friday Night at Basic City Beer for an evening of connecting with old friends, meeting new friends, and networking with community leaders.

We’ll be playing bar side bingo with Big Money Out of Virginia and trivia with Rural GroundGame and Clean Virginia.

Saturday – ALL IN to Win Festival

Bold Rock Brewery (1020 Rockfish Valley Hwy, Nellysford, VA 22958)
11am – 4pm

The big ALL IN to Win Festival starts at 11am. This will be a fun and action-packed day at Bold Rock Brewery with motivational speakers, Advocacy Fair, live music, and terrific local brew and a food truck.

11amRegistration Opens – Advocacy Fair open. Music by The Rain Pickers
11:30 -11:40
Opening RemarksKatherine White, Co-Founder, Network NOVALaura Gonzalez, Energy Policy Manager, Clean VALynlee Thorne, Political Director Rural GroundGame
11:40-12:00What It Means To “Be a Good Neighbor’Delegate Sam Rasoul, HD 11
12:00 -12: 25Loving Our Neighbors – From Community Concerns to PolicyDelegate Sally Hudson, HD 57Jennifer Lewis, CD 6Taysha DeVaughan, CD 9Josh Throneburg, CD 5
12:25 – 1:05Nurturing Community from the Ground UpFinale Norton, Former Candidate HD100Larry Stopper, Chair, Nelson County Democratic CommitteeRoberta Thacker-Oliver, Chair, Lee County Democratic CommitteeCasey Longenecker, Chair, Appomattox Democratic CommitteeDustin Keith, Chair, Russell County Democratic Committee
1:05 – 1:45LUNCH BREAKMusic by The Rain Pickers
1:45 – 2:05The Ties that Bind: Public EducationKatherine White, Co-Founder, Network NOVAKathy Beery, Retired TeacherAnnette Hyde, Co-Chair, Madison County Democratic CommitteeDonna Bible, Secretary, Rockingham County Democratic Committee
2:05 – 2:35pmAFTERNOON BREAKMusic by The Rain Pickers
2:35 – 3:05Bold Rock StatementsLynlee Thorne, Political Director, Rural GroundGameChuck Simpson, Vice President, CWA Western RegionCatherine Koebel, Founder, Groceries Not GunsElla Duncan-High, Generation Ratify VA
3:05 – 3:20pmWrap Up & Calls to ActionKatherine White, Co-Founder, Network NOVALynlee Thorne, Political Director, Rural GroundGameFinale Norton, Former Candidate HD100Bernadette “BJ” Lark, ‍Singer/Song Writer

Sign UP to get ALL IN to Win Virginia! Registration includes the new ALL in to WIN Virginia online community where we are having workshops, panels, interest groups and ongoing networking. Get ALL IN NOW!

Stay at the Staunton Best Western or the Blackburn Inn, Staunton

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