Arlington Young Democrats 2016 Holiday Brunch

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Join the Arlington Young Democrats for our annual holiday party! We will be enjoying Sunday brunch at Bistro360, honoring the work AYD members and colleagues did during the 2016 election cycle, and looking forward to 2017. There will be a brief program beginning around 12:30pm.

Tickets to the event include a breakfast buffet, coffee/tea, as well as 2.5 hours of bottomless mimosas and bloody mary’s. Space is limited, make sure you buy your ticket soon!
AYD Member Rate: $25
Non-Member: $35

We will be collecting non-perishable donations for the Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC). The most needed items are cereal, canned goods (especially soup, beans, tuna, tomatoes), and cooking oil. Help us support our neighbors in need this holiday season.

Congratulations to the 2017 AYD Executive Board!

Picture of 2017 AYD Executive Board Officers

Chris Leyen, Nicholas Dilenschneider, Juanita Tolliver, Drew Harger, Melissa Howard, Maggie Davis, Chirs Gray, Krista O'Connell, and Tania Bougebrayel

The Arlington Young Democrats are happy to announce their newly elected 2017 Executive Board:

President: Maggie Davis
Vice President: Tania Bougebrayel
Secretary: Melissa Howard
Treasurer: Drew Harger
Community Service Director: Krista O’Connell
Political Action Director: Chris Leyen
Outreach Director: Juanita Tolliver
Membership Director: Nicholas Dilenschneider
Democratic Party Rep: Chris Gray

AYD RNC Watch Party

Arlington Young Democrats RNC Watch Party

Thursday July 21st, | 7:00 pm
Mad Rose Tavern (3100 Clarendon Blvd, Arlington, VA 22201)

Joing the Arlington Young Democrats, Democratic Asian Americans of Virginia and Democratic Latino Orgnization of Virginia for a RNC watch party on July 21st.

While it may be tempting to ignore, we need to see the rhetoric we’re up against this fall. Join us and our Democratic collegues in Virginia for comraderie as we watch and debate ways to “Dump Trump”

The event will begin at Mad Rose Tavern in Clarendon (3100 Clarendon Blvd, Arlington, VA 22201) at 7:00 PM. Closest Metro Stop in Clarendon on the Orange/Silver line.

All are welcome to join, we hope to see you there!

AYD May Monthly Meeting

Arlington Young Democrats May Monthly Meeting : Can the SEC Un-Rig Wall Street

Wednesday, May 25th | 6:30 pm
Carpool (4000 Fairfax Dr, Arlington, VA 22203)

Join the Arlington Young Democrats as we welcome County Board Member Christian Dorsey to discuss the pending SEC rules about executive bonuses and why they are important post financial crisis.

The proposed rule will delay exeuctive bonuses for firms valued at over $50 Billion and provide a clawback provision if any executive demonstrated wrong doing. Will this be enough to discourage risky behavior from executives?

Christian Dorsey, Director of External Affairs of the Economic Policy Insitute as well Arlington County Board member will provide his perspective.

The event will begin at Carpool in Ballston (4000 Fairfax Dr, Arlington, VA 22203) at 6:30 PM. Closest Metro Stops are Ballston and Virginia Square on the Orange/Silver Lines.

All are welcome to join, we hope to see you there!

Join us for the 15th Annual Charity Date Auction!

Arlington Young Democrats 15th Annual Charity Date Auction, Benefitting the Arlington Food Assistance Center!

Tuesday, March 29 | 7pm
Clarendon Grill (1101 N Highland Street, Arlington)

Enjoy a fun night of bidding on bachelors, bachelorettes,
awesome items and experiences donated by local businesses to help feed hungry Arlingtonians.

Ticket Prices:

AYD Membership for One Year+ Ticket + One (1) Drink Ticket= $25.00

Already a member of AYD? Ticket+ One (1) Drink Ticket= $20.00

Interested in being an auctionee?
Fill out the form here!.

To be a sponsor or donate: Fill out the form here!.

Questions? Email dateauction16@arlingtonyoungdems.org or call 571-375-8725 for more information.

Experience Mt. Vernon like it’s the first time (Oct. 24)

Tour of Mount Vernon for AYD Members
Saturday, October 24 (Time TBD)
Home of George Washington. Members only tour of Mount Vernon Estate
Please RSVP here. Let us know if you need a ride or can provide a ride for others.

Watch the Dem debate with AYD! (Oct. 13)

We’re hosting a watch party for the first Democratic Presidential Debate on October 13. It’s going to be huge. Come out to play candidate bingo, win some prizes, enjoy some free food and hang out with some fellow progressives.

Tuesday, Oct 13, 7:00 – 11:00 pm
Mad Rose Tavern, 3100 Clarendon Blvd, Arlington VA
You can RSVP here

Weekly News SEPT-30: Save the Date (Oct. 13)

We’re hosting a watch party for the first Democratic Presidential Debate on October 13. It’s going to be huge. Come out to play candidate bingo, win some prizes, enjoy some free food and hang out with some fellow progressives.

Tuesday, Oct 13, 7:00 – 11:00 pm
Mad Rose Tavern, 3100 Clarendon Blvd, Arlington VA
You can RSVP here

Hope to see you there. And check out some of the other events we have coming up below.

Tour of Mount Vernon for AYD Members
Saturday, October 24 (Time TBD)
Home of George Washington. Members only tour of Mount Vernon Estate
Please RSVP here. Let us know if you need a ride or can provide a ride for others.

Community Events

Candidates Forum – Discussion on the role of the arts
Thursday, Oct. 1, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Glebe Elementary School, 1770 North Glebe Road, Arlington, VA 22207.
Discussion on the role of the arts will be the topic of a candidate’s forum. The free event is sponsored by Opera NOVA, a charitable organization bringing the joy of opera to the community.
Event will feature candidates running for elective office in Arlington in the November election including Audrey Clement, Mike McMenamin, Christian Dorsey, Steve Giballa (for wife Katie Cristol,)  Del. Rip Sullivan, Del. Patrick Hope, Del. Alphonso Lopez, Sen. Senator Adam Ebbin, Paul Ferguson Clerk of Court; and Candidate for School Board:  Reid Goldstein.
Have a question for a candidate? Contact Opera NOVA at (703) 536-7557 oroperanovacontact@gmail.com.

Hillary for America – Straight Talk: Women’s Issues are Human Issues
Thursday, Oct 8
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Heist, 1802 Jefferson Place, NW, Washington, DC 20036
Speakers include: Neera Tanden, Former Director of Policy for Hillary Clinton &
Kris M. Balderston, Secretary Clinton’s Special Representative for Global
Contribution Levels: Young Professional $100 (up to age 35) Public Servant / Student $45 (in honor of our 45th President!)
RSVP here

Golden Gala

Friday, October 9, 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
A fine soirée at the Arlington Arts Center, where you can indulge in fine art, great food and good libations.
Help us put some extra sparkle into the final Joint Campaign event before heading to the polls on Nov. 3! Join us at the Arlington Arts Center, where you can indulge in fine art, great food, and good libations.
Buy your ticket here

VAYD Happy Hour Supporting Young Candidates
Thursday, Oct. 15, 6:00 pm- 8:30 pm
PIOLA Restaurant. 1150 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22209
Please join the Virginia Young Democrats for our happy hour supporting the amazing young candidates running in our communities including:
- Hon. John Chapman for Alexandria City Council,
- Katie Cristol for Arlington County Board,
- Josh King for Virginia House of Delegates (2nd district)
- Hon. Chris Lewis for Alexandria School Board
- Hon. Ryan McElveen for Fairfax School Board
- Dalia Palchik for Fairfax School Board
- Koran Saines for Loudoun Board of Supervisors
Suggested donation: $10. Host: $50 or $10 and bring 5 friends, Chair: $100
RSVP here.

VAYD Campaign Invasion in Richmond (Oct. 17)
Contact Jack Bardo for details at Politics@ArlingtonYoungDems.org
RSVP here

Dates to Remember:
Oct. 1: Candidates Forum – Discussion on the role of the arts
Oct. 8: Hillary for America – Straight Talk: Women’s Issues are Human Issues
Oct. 9: Golden Gala
Oct. 13: Democratic Presidential Candidate Debate Watch Party
Oct. 15: VAYD Happy Hour Supporting Young Candidates
Oct. 17: VAYD Campaign Invasion in Richmond
Oct. 24: Save the Date: Members only tour of Mount Vernon
Nov. 3: Election Day
Nov. 11: Tour of Arlington Cemetery & Happy Hour in honor of Veterans Day
Nov.18: 2015-2016 AYD Officer Elections
Dec. 5: AYD Holiday Party and Office Inaugurations

 

Weekly News – SEP15: Join AYD and political leaders for a discussion on sexual assualt

Join us Thursday to Address Sexual Assault: The State and Local Perspective

For our September Monthly Meeting, please join Virginia Senator Barbara Favola, Commonwealth Attorney Theo Stamos, and County Board Candidate Katie Cristol as they share their perspectives on what Arlington and the Commonwealth of Virginia can do to improve its support for sexual assault survivors.

This Thursday, September 17th at 6:30 – 9:00 pm
Guarapos at 2039 Wilson Blvd Arlington, VA 22201
Court House Metro Station (range and silver line.)
AYD is providing light appetizers for the event and we hope to see many people at 6:30 for the networking happy hour.
RSVP here

Let’s kick off the Virginia campaign season with an AYD Campaign Invasion!
Help Dr. Jill McCabe, Don Shaw, and John Bell (Sept. 27)
On Sunday, September 27th we will carpool to knock on doors for State Senate candidate in District 13, Dr. Jill McCabe, House of Delegate candidate in House District 13, Don Shaw, and House of Delegate candidate in House District 87, John Bell. Get reimbursed for gas and join us for lunch!
Please RSVP here.

October Monthly Meeting- Democratic Presidential Candidate Debate Watch Party (Oct. 13)
Join AYD to watch the first Democratic Debate. We will be featuring Bingo and prize giveaways! Location TBD.

Ready for a busy and fun Democratic fall?
Purchase your Democratic Gold card today!

Your Gold Card not only directly funds our Joint Campaign efforts, but also grants you entry to two great events: Special Rate – Young Dem Gold Card
For just $60 — negotiated from the $150 price for standard Gold Cards — Young Dems can purchase a Gold Card and gain admission to two “can’t miss” events that support our Arlington Democratic Joint Campaign, a coordinated campaign that works to elect our outstanding Democrats running this November. The Gold Card will give you automatic entrance to the following events.

1.  A Toast to Richard and Jean Barton
Sunday, September 20, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
4025 40th St N, the home of Joe and Eloise Pelton

Join us in honoring the many decades of hard work, talent, with some of the brightest minds in Arlington. We will salute the many decades of hard work and talent the Bartons have devoted to Arlington County

2. Golden Gala
Friday, October 9, 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
A fine soirée at the Arlington Arts Center, where you can indulge in fine art, great food and good libations.

Help us put some extra sparkle into the final Joint Campaign event before heading to
the polls on Nov. 3! Join us at the Arlington Arts Center, where you can indulge in fine art, great food, and good libations. Stay tuned via ACDC’s online calendar and Facebook page to find out our surprise special guest speaker!

With YOUR help we’ll maintain the Democratic majority at the local-level and win it back at the state-level. Click here to purchase your 2015 Gold Card

Community Events

Kennedy-King Dinner (Sept. 16)
Wednesday, Sept. 16, 6:30 - 9:30 pm
DoubleTree by Hilton Washington D.C., 300 Army Navy Dr, Arlington VA 22202
Crystal City Metro (blue and yellow metro line.)

Virginia’s 8th Congressional District Democratic Committee invites you to our 22nd Annual Kennedy-King Dinner Honoring the Legacies of Sen. Robert Kennedy and Dr. Martin Luther King and Bringing Democrats together from Northern Virginia and from around the Commonwealth. Featuring Our Congressman Don Beyer, additional Special Guests and Speakers to be Announced.
RSVP here and purchase your ticket here.

Hillary For America Happy Hour (Sept. 29)
Tuesday, September 29, 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Arlington Rooftop Bar & Grill, 2424 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA
Join Jim Margolis, Hillary for America Media Advisor
RSVP here.

Oct. 17: VAYD Campaign Invasion in Richmond
Contact Jack Bardo for details at
Politics@ArlingtonYoungDems.org

Dates to Remember:

Sept. 16: Kennedy King Dinner
Sept. 17: Discussion on Sexual Assault- Sept. Monthly Meeting
Sept. 20: A Toast to Richard and Jean Barton
Sept. 27: AYD Campaign Invasion for Dr. Jill McCabe , Don Shaw and John Bell
Sept. 29: Hillary for America Happy Hour
Oct. 9: Golden Gala
Oct. 13: Democratic Presidential Candidate Debate Watch Party
Oct. 17: VAYD Campaign Invasion in Richmond
Oct. 24: Save the Date: Members only tour of Mount Vernon
Nov. 3: Election Day
Nov.11:Members only tour of Arlington Cemetery and Happy Hour in Honor of Veterans Day
Nov.18: 2015-2016 AYD Officer Elections
Dec. 5: AYD Holiday Party and Office Inaugurations

AYD Campaign Invasion (Sept. 27)

Let’s kick off the Virginia campaign season with an AYD Campaign Invasion!
Help Dr. Jill McCabe, Don Shaw, and John Bell (Sept. 27)
On Sunday, September 27th we will carpool to knock on doors for State Senate candidate in District 13, Dr. Jill McCabe, House of Delegate candidate in House District 13, Don Shaw, and House of Delegate candidate in House District 87, John Bell.
Please RSVP here.