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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.

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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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.

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

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.

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26th CANDIDATES NIGHT DINNER

Every year for the past 28 years on the last Sunday of September, we hold our Annual Candidates' Night Dinner and invite all Virginia Candidates to speak directly, and hear directly from leaders and voters in our ethnic community. 
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