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Democratic women's federation to meet
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The Newton/Rockdale chapter of the Georgia Federation of Democratic Women is holding its spring meeting from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday at Cameron Hall in Conyers, 1035 Green St. S.E.

The group was formed less than two years ago and is dedicated to supporting the Democratic Party and women's participation in the party. The group is installing new officers Saturday, and members will be discussing upcoming events at the state, said member Sarah Todd.

Lunch is $21 per person and tickets are available at the door. For more information about the organization go to

• Elaine Davis-Nickens, President, Rockdale/Newton County Democratic Divas

Words of Wisdom (non denominational inspiration)
• The Honorable Pam Dickerson, Georgia State Representative, House District 95

Pledge of Allegiance
• Phinia Aten, Rockdale/Newton County Democratic Divas

Greetings and Call to Order
• Kristina Simms, President, Georgia Federation of Democratic Women

Minutes and Treasurer's Report
• Beverly McMurray, Treasurer, Georgia Federation of Democratic Women

Keynote Speaker
• The Honorable Stacey Y. Abrams, Minority Whip, Georgia State House of Representatives
• The Honorable Ronald S. Ramsey, Sr., Georgia State Senate, District 43

Buffet Lunch
• Mike Berlon, President, Democratic Party of Georgia

Presentation of Slate/Ratification and Installation of New GFDW Officers
• Kristina Simms, President, Georgia Federation of Democratic Women, assisted by
• Elverta Williams, Chair GFDW Nominating Committee
• Presentation of New GFDW Officers

Presentation of Awards
• Kristina Simms and Incoming GFDW President