On April 12, 2014, Congressman Bobby Scott delivered the keynote at the Surry County Democratic Committee annual brunch in Wakefield, Va.

Congressman Scott emphasized the importance of voter turnout in the mid-term elections.  He also talked on the Affordable Care Act surpassing enrollment goals (8 million and counting) and the economy.

Several members of the community were awarded during the brunch.  Awards for Outstanding Community Service were presented to Thomas Hardy, Elsie Dennis, Homer Bailey and Nancy Rodrigues.  State Sen. L. Louise Lucas was also in attendance and spoke at the event.