Meg Heubeck, Director of Educational Outreach at the UVA Center for Politics will present a workshop on:

Political Civility:

Talking to People Who Disagree With You

Tuesday, 23 April, 2019, from 7 to 9 PM

Rappahannock County Library, 4 Library Rd, Washington VA 22747

In this age of polarization, it is important to be able to talk with spouses, neighbors, and acquaintances about issues where you may not agree. This workshop will provide the tools to have those discussions. These skills are often not intuitive, but they can be learned. The result will be more civil discussions of issues important to us all and more informed decisions. Note: this workshop is not about issues. It is about acquiring the tools to discuss those issues.

The workshop is free, non-political and open to everyone. Send me an email to say you’re coming, so I know how many cookies to make.

Robert Burney



Opportunities to meet Laura Galante, one of the candidates for Virginia’s 18th District House of Delegates

  • Sunday, March 24, 6:00-8:00PM in Linden – Laura Galante will attend a Meet and Greet hosted by Jim Law, owner of Linden Vineyard.  The event will be at Linden Vineyard. RSVP to team@galantefordelegate.com
  • Saturday, March 30, 10:00AM in Remington – Laura Galante will participate in the Hero’s Bridge Vietnam Veterans Day 5K.  You can run (or walk) too.  For more information, or to sign up, go to: http://herosbridge.org/
  • Saturday, March 30, at noon near Culpeper – Laura Galante will attend the Culpeper Persisters Happy Hour Huddle at the Old House Brewery (behind the Winery), near Culpeper.  No RSVP needed.
  • Sunday, March 31, 1-3PM near Marshall –  Laura Galante will attend a Meet and Greet to be held at Barrel Oak Winery, hosted by Brian Roeder and Tony Tedeschi.  RSVP to team@galantefordelegate.com 
  • Tuesday, April 2, 11:00AM-1:00PM – Coffee with Laura Galante -Join Laura for a cup of coffee and discussions at the Skyward Cafe, 650 Zachery Taylor Hwy Flint Hill, VA. Open to all and Laura buys the coffee.
  • Saturday, April 6, 10AM-2PM in Little Washington – Laura Galante will be speaking at the Blue State Bluegrass Brunch and Fundraiser at the Washington Firehouse, 10 Firehouse Ln, Washington, VA 22747. For further details, check with the Rappahannock County Democratic Committee.

The RCDC’s position on Governor Ralph Northam

Recent events in Richmond have left our heads spinning. In one week, the top three elected officials, the Democratic Governor, Lt. Governor and Attorney General, were under attack for shocking moral failures that jeopardize their positions, the state of the Commonwealth and the whole Democratic agenda. Information came fast and furious, and so did reactions from leaders across the Commonwealth and the country, who demanded their resignations.

The RCDC decided to take a more deliberate approach. At our February 9 general meeting, we held a discussion, weighed the issues and took a vote. It helped to clear our thinking. The result was an open letter to the Governor to encourage a positive way forward toward redemption for racial equity for all Virginians. We encourage Governor Ralph Northam to take the lead.


Come meet LAURA GALANTE, candidate for HD18 this November!

WHEN:  Sunday, February 3, 2019
TIME:     1:00 pm
WHERE:  Skyline Vineyard Inn, 65 Clark Lane, Washington, VA  22747
  • Learn about Laura and her plans to improve our rural economy, strengthen our community and embrace smart technology.  
  • Chat with Laura about issues critical to you, Rappahannock County, the 18th District and Virginia. 
Please join us!  To RSVP, email cpzimmerman@verizon.net or enroll via Laura’s Facebook page – Laura Galante for Delegate.
For more information on Laura, go to GalanteforDelegate.com
We look forward to seeing you!
Cathy Zimmerman