April 3, 2014. The annual County Convention of the Watauga County Democratic Party will convene at High Noon on Saturday, April 5, in the lobby of Courtroom # 1 for the traditional pre-convention potluck luncheon and delegate check-in.
The Convention program will begin in the courtroom at 1 p.m. with Party Chair Diane Tilson presiding.
Keynoting this year will be Sharon Breitenstein, a 34-year veteran teacher from Watauga County who will speak on the topic of “Being an Upstander for Public Education, Not a Bystander.”
The Convention will also hear from other Democrats on the ballot this year and will consider several resolutions submitted from the precincts.