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Stafford Democrats to hold inaugural gala Saturday

The Stafford Democratic Committee will celebrate President Obama’s inauguration a nweek early with their own gala.

The “Hail to the Blue” inaugural gala will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at Riverside Center off U.S. 17. (President Obama will be sworn in Monday, Jan. 21.)

It’s a black tie optional affair, with dance music and heavy hors d’oeuvres. A cash bar will also be available. Tickets are $100 and can be purchased by calling 540/300-1870. Here is the website.

Proceeds will benefit Democratic candidates running locally in November, as well as three House of Delegates that serve the region (Districts 2, 28 and 88).  State Sen. Mark Herring of Loudon County, a candidate for  Attorney General in 2013, will attend.