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Thursday, August 17, 2017 2:43 PM

Democratic favorite and NO PIPELINE candidate Tom Perriello to headline NELSON COUNTY fundraiser for House of Delegates Candidate Michele Edwards



  • Larry Stopper
    Landline 434 361 2344
    Cell 201 988 2032
  • Kirk Wesley, Michele for Delegate campaign manager
    540 255 9658

On Thursday, August 24, 2017, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM at the Blue Mountain Brewery in Afton, former Congressman Tom Perriello, who carried Nelson County in his bid for the Democratic Nomination for governor in June, will headline a fundraiser for Michele Edwards, candidate for the General Assembly in the 20th District. Perriello, who carried Nelson County on a No-Pipeline platform will be on hand to lend his support to Edwards, who also opposes the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. Perriello will speak between 7 – 8 PM. Edwards will appear after that.

Candidates for Nelson County Supervisor, Ernie Reed and Justin Shrimp will also appear to offer support for Michele Edwards.

The event, to be held in the private function room at the Blue Mountain Brewery, is a fundraiser. Though there will be no entry fee, people who attend will be able to donate to the Edwards campaign. Food and drink will be available for purchase.

No Pipeline activists urged to attend, as are supporters of Edwards.

No entry fees, nor are tickets or reservations required.

The brewery is located at
9519 Critzers Shop Rd
Afton, VA 22920

Thursday, August 17, 2017 12:00 AM

Newsletter: An update from the campaign

Michele Edwards at Augusta County Fair with volunteer Robert Horowitz, her niece and Campaign Manager Kirk Wesley

Read the latest newsletter from the campaign with highlights about our new campaign manager; thoughts about Charlottesville; and information on how you can join in to support our team.

We are also excited about the launch of our new "Interns for a change" program for high school and college students who want to join in to experience a political campaign first-hand.

Thursday, August 10, 2017 6:15 PM


With regret we have to announce that the SPUDATHON scheduled to take place on National Potato Day, August 19, has been cancelled. Event planners will announce a new date still to be determined.

The event – a family fun outing at the Augusta Expo – will feature games, including Potato Cannon Competitions, potato sack races, and potato hunts, with proceeds going to:

  • The Augusta, Staunton, and Waynesboro Area Schools Food Program through direct donation
  • The Blue Ridge Area Food Bank. Attendees who bring a non-perishable food item will get $1 off admission
  • Valley Mission will receive triple the amount of potatoes used in the competitions
  • Michele Edwards will be on hand to compete in the fun and games.

The event will also feature stuffed roasted potatoes with all the fixings and French fries, in addition to local food and beverage trucks.

Saturday, July 15, 2017 12:00 AM

OPINION: Monkey puzzles and lawmakers: make 'em take the pledge!

Here’s a start: 45 House of Delegates candidates so far, mostly Democrats, have signed a pledge that they'll refuse to accept campaign cash from Appalachian Power and Dominion Energy, the two state-regulated electric power monopolies. Among them are two House candidates: Michele Edwards, a candidate in District 20, and Angela Lynn, a candidate in District 25.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 12:00 AM

Augusta Expo to host potato cannon competition

FISHERSVILLE – Augusta Expo in Fishersville has hosted tractor pulls, rodeos, agricultural events and will soon be able to add to its list the first ever Spudathon.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 12:00 AM

Potato cannon competition coming this August

The event is being put on in part with the Michele Edwards for Delegate campaign. Edwards is vying for the 20th seat in the Virginia House of Delegate, currently held by Va. Del. Dickie Bell.

Saturday, June 10, 2017 12:00 AM

Staunton Democrat opposes Incumbent House 20 Del. Bell

WAYNESBORO — Michele Edwards is a former special education teacher and a strong proponent of Virginia's public schools — experience and passion she hopes to bring to the House of Delegates.

Sunday, May 28, 2017 12:00 AM

Our Candidates

Candidate for the Virginia House of Delegates in District 20. Standing up for Virginia citizens in Augusta, Highland, and Nelson Counties.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 12:00 AM

Democratic Committee hosts Lt. Governor forum

Many from throughout the Shenandoah Valley came to Mary Baldwin University on Monday night to watch a live stream debate between Ralph Northam and Tom Periello, the two Democratic candidates vying to be Virginia's next governor.

The event was sponsored by the Staunton, Augusta County and Waynesboro Democratic Committee.

It allowed community members to hear from House of Delegate candidates, Angela Lynn and Michele Edwards, as well.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 12:00 AM

Democrat announces bid for Bell's seat

Staunton resident Michele Edwards announced her intention Thursday to seek the Democratic nomination for House District 20. Bell has held the 20th District seat since 2010.

Friday, March 17, 2017 9:46 AM

Staunton Woman Announces Campaign for 20th District Delegate

More than 50 people were in attendance as Michelle Edwards announced her candidacy to seek the Democratic nomination on the steps of the Augusta County Circuit Court Thursday.

Friday, March 17, 2017 12:00 AM

Democrat Michele Edwards Rises to Challenge

District 20 is being contested by a Democratic candidate this cycle. The seat is currently held by Republican Richard "Dickie" Bell.

Thursday, March 16, 2017 12:00 AM

Edwards Announces for the 20th District

Today, on the steps of the Augusta County Courthouse in Staunton, Virginia, Michele Edwards announced her intention to seek the Democratic nomination for the 20th district seat in the House of Delegates.

Thursday, March 16, 2017 12:00 AM

Bell gets Democratic challenger for delegate seat

Democrat Michele Edwards will challenge Del. Dickie Bell, R-Staunton, for his District 20 seat in the House of Delegates, she announced in front of the Augusta County Courthouse Thursday.

Committee to Elect Michele Edwards
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