Sunday, May 26th, 2019

G Gathering Lonnie Craig hosts campaign reception

Lonnie Craig hosts campaign reception

Enthusiastic supporters surrounded Lonnie Craig at his campaign-launch reception, which was held recently at The Broken Egg Bistro. Many fellow politicians spoke highly of the man who was once Captain of the Capital Police in Richmond, and friends offered him support.

Shirley Forbes spoke on behalf of Lonnie Craig's bid for Chesapeake City Council. Behind her are, from left, Council hopeful Suzy Kelly of Jo-Kel, Lonnie Craig, Scott Matheson, Vice Mayor John DeTriquet and Council candidate Tommy Arrington

From left: Sheriff John Newhart, and Roland and Theresa Davis

Tommy Arrington, candidate for Council

Andrew Waldholtz, legislative assistant for Delegate Bob Purkey, left, and Dr. Bruce Waldholtz of Gastroenterology Associates of Southeastern Virginia.

Commissioner of the Revenue Ray Conner, left, and Pete Burkheimer, Chairman of the Republican Party for the City of Chesapeake, and Chief Engineer and principal of Engineering Services, Inc.

The Hatchers. Jeff and Susan, owners of Women's Health Source in Greenbrier.

Vice Mayor John DeTriquet

Scott Matheson addresses the crowd

City Council member Rick West, left, and Mayor Alan Krasnoff

Lonnie Craig with Council hopeful, Suzy Kelly