Hanover County Democratic Committee

Moving Hanover Forward

NEW MOON BASH: The Best Ever!

by Toni Radler

The speakers stole the show at the HDC's annual fundraising event, the New Moon Bash on Thursday, April 28. More than 150 people attended the event held at beautiful Oakdale RVA, an event venue west of Ashland.

Pat Hunter-Jordan, president of the Hanover NAACP, spoke passionately about the challenges Blacks have had in Hanover and about how they continue to face those challenges. She reminded us that social justice doesn't come cheap or easy. She roused us all to continue to fight for the rights of minority groups and never to turn our backs on "good trouble."

Chris Piper, former director of the state department of elections, warned us to be on guard and be prepared to defend the right to vote in upcoming Hanover elections. Chris told us that, “Virginia is a model for the nation on how to conduct free and fair elections.” Read more