Arab-Americans, currently live in the Commonwealth.
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Arab American Candidates’ Night Dinner
The newdominionPAC-NDPAC and the VirginiaArab AmericanPolitical Forum held its 27th Candidates' Night on Sunday October 4 at the Tysons Corner Marriott with over 250 people in attendance, including
candidates for State Senate, House of Delegates, County Chairs and Mayors County Supervisors, boards and city council and several other constitutional offices. Congressman Don Beyer who is not running this year attended the dinner as a friend of the community!
The Virginia Arab American Business Forum and The Virginia Arab American Democratic Caucus hosted the annual Business dinner with Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-11th)in the Private room of Shutters Restaurant at the Tysons Corner Marriott. The dinner was attended by 30 business leaders in the community.
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On March 19, The Arlington County Board proclaimed April as Arab American Heritage Month. Arab American community members participated in the celebration with Board Chair Christian Dorsey and board members.
Earlier in the day Chairwoman Sharon Bulova of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors proclaimed April as Arab American Heritage Month. Chairman Sharon Bulova, Mason District Supervisor Penny Gross, and Lee District Supervisor Jeff McKay offered remarks recognizing the contributions that Arab Americans have made over the years.
28th Candidates' Night Dinner
NDPAC Thanks General Assembly Democrats
The New Dominion PAC (NDPAC) and the Virginia Arab American Democratic Caucus (VAADC) held a thank you reception in honor of Virginia House of Delegates Democrats. To welcome them at the Walker’s Grill ( 6909 Metro Park Dr, Alexandria, VA 22310) Were Lee District Supervisor Jeff McKay and Former Congressman Jim Moran. Minority Leader Del. David Toscano and caucus members Del. Vivian Watts, Del. Mark Sickles, Del. Patrick hope, Del. Jennifer Boysko and Del. Paul Krizek all were in attendance.
In attendance were activist in the End the Israeli Occupation now Josh Ruebner, Jewish Voice for Peace & Freedom to Boycott-Virginia Co-Chair Seth Morrison and Richmonders for Peace in Israel and Palestine’ Nancy Wien.
Minority leader Del. David Toscano reiterated his firm support for freedom of speech and thought and pledged to continue to oppose any attempts at stifling free debate. Same message and strong support for principals of free speech were echoed by Delegates Watts, Sickles, Hope, Boysko and Krizek.
The event was attended by more than 50 NDPAC and VAADC supporters and friends.
The Virginia Arab American Business Forum and Virginia Arab American Democratic Caucus hosted a dinner in Honor of Congressman Don Beyer. The room was packed, the dinner was delicious and the conversation constructive and mature. Several of the attendees had a chance to converse with the Congressman before the dinner was served. after the dinner the guest of honor spoke of his work since January and talked about his goals.
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30th Candidates' Night Dinner
On Sunday September 25 we held our 28th Annual Arab American Candidates' Night. The dinner was well attended and attracted not only candidates running this year, but also politicians running next year and just friendly politicians who wished to be with us! Present were: Lt. Governor Dr. Northam, Congressman Don Beyer, A video message by Democratic Vice-Presidential Candidate senator Tim Kaine ( he was in Texas and Wisconsin on the weekend) , Chairman of Prince William Board Corey Stewart, representing Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump, Fairfax County Board Chairman Sharon Bulova , Lee District Supervisor Jeff McKay, Former congressman Jim Moran, Arlington State Senator Barbara Favola, Fairfax County Sheriff Stacey Kincaid, 8th Congressional District Republican candidate Charles Hernick, Delegates Patrick Hope, Kathleen Murphy , Democratic contender for Lt. Govern Justin Fairfax and several others.Type your paragraph here.
Arab American Laeders meet with Lt. Governor Northam
June 7,2016: Virginia Arab American Leaders met today with Lt. Governor Dr. Ralph Northam at the Hadeed Rug Cleaning Company in Springfield Virginia. From L to R Ayman Eldarwish Fred Shwaery, Ayman Awadallah , Dr. Joe Khalil , Lt. Governor Ralph Northam, Host Joe Hadeed, Saba Shami and Paul Noursi
is the premier political voice for the Arab American community in Virginia. Our goal is to deepen our community's involvement in Virginia's political process. Through our work, we inform Virginia's elected and non-elected officials about the concerns of our community, and support candidates who are committed to protecting civil liberties and constitutional rights of all Americans, including Arab Americans!
"There is no reason to schedule this speech before Israeli voters go to the polls on March 17 and choose their own leadership," Kaine said in a Wednesday statement. "I am disappointed that, as of now, the speech has not been postponed. For this reason, I will not attend the speech." Continue...