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First Lady Kicks off Va Women for Obama Events

Anita Kumar

Gov. Timothy M. Kaine's wife, First Lady Anne Holton, will headline the Virginia Women for Obama, Families for Change statewide kickoff tomorrow.

She and families from across the Richmond area will gather at Byrd Park to highlight Sen. Barack Obama's policies that "strengthen American families and support working women."

Virginia Women for Obama will hold a total of 11 events across the state including picnics and house parties. Sen. Mary Margaret Whipple of Arlington will headline the Alexandria event and Jody M. Wagner, the state secretary of finance who is expected to run for lieutenant governor, will appear in Hampton Roads.

Some of the events are listed below:


WHO: First Lady Anne Holton

WHEN: 10 a.m.

WHERE: Roundhouse in Byrd Park
Boulevard & Idlewood Ave
Richmond, VA


WHEN: 10 a.m.

WHERE: Campaign for Change Office
100 South New Street
Charlottesville, VA


WHO: State Senator Mary Margaret Whipple

WHEN: 10:30 a.m.

WHERE: Beach Park
201 Rucker Place
Alexandria, VA

Hampton Roads

WHO: VA Secretary of Finance Jody Wagner

WHEN: 2 p.m.

WHERE: Campaign for Change Office
1040-D Settlers Landing
Hampton, VA


WHO: Vanessa Reed and Ruthi David, grassroots leader of VA Families for Obama

WHEN: 5 p.m.

WHERE: Providence Park
West Drive
Fairfax, VA

By Anita Kumar  |  August 1, 2008; 1:15 PM ET
Categories:  Anita Kumar , Barack Obama , Election 2008/President , John McCain  
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