About Christine Lavin
Christine Lavin is a singer/songwriter/guitarist/recording artist living in New York City. Last year, Christine released her 21st solo album, IF YOU’RE DRUNK YOU CANNOT BUY A PUPPY. She performs concerts all over the US, Canada, (and even sometimes in Gaithersburg!) and hosts knitting circles backstage prior to each show. More info: http://www.ChristineLavin.com
About State Senator Cheryl Kagan (District 17)
Sen. Kagan is a former member of the House of Delegates and a longtime community leader and Democratic activist. With experience in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors, Cheryl is known as a hard-working, effective, and creative leader who builds coalitions in order to make progress on policy issues. This was in evidence in her success in passing bills this year on Organ Donation and “Fertility Parity,” among others. She serves on Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Committee as well as the Joint Audit Committee.
Prior to her legislative service, Cheryl worked to protect women’s reproductive choice; pass sensible gun control legislation in Congress; distribute over $1,000,000 a year to worthy charitable organizations; and lead fundraising, marketing, and community outreach efforts to support Jewish teen leaders.
She lives in Rockville, where she is in her 13th year of presenting “Folk ‘N Great Music,” a nationally known folk/acoustic house concert series.