In response to an accusation that her campaign lacked energy or resources, 5th district City Council candidate, Lee Shewmake posted a lengthy comment on this blog.
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- Education: Florida Southern College, Virginia Commonwealth University
- Richmond Residence: Richmond native.
- Current Job: Retired.
- Previous Experience: Continuing community activism as President of the Woodland Heights Civic Association (eight years), and the Friends of Forest Hill Park.
- Favorite Restaurant: There’s too many to choose. There’s such a wonderful variety.
The Times Dispatch has an illuminating article this morning on the big fundraising going on in this year’s City Council election contests.
With so much happening in recent weeks, Council was mum on many issues.
Lee Shewmake, resident of Woodland Heights is tossing her hat into the 5th District race. Lee’s currently the president of the Woodland Heights Civic Association, helped establish Patrick Henry School, and worked with the committee to have the Woodland Heights neighborhood declared historic. Community activist seems to be the most fitting descriptor.