From VA State Senator Ghazala Hashmi:
Actress, Author, and Activist Molly Ringwald to Headline Event for Senator Ghazala Hashmi
RICHMOND, VA — Acclaimed actress, author, and activist Molly Ringwald will visit Richmond to headline an event in support of Senator Ghazala Hashmi’s (D-Chesterfield) reelection campaign on June 25. Ms. Ringwald is known for her standout performances in such timeless and iconic films as Sixteen Candles, The Breakfast Club, Pretty in Pink, and on the CW’s Riverdale television series. Furthermore, she has distinguished herself as a successful author with the publishing of Getting the Pretty Back: Friendship, Family, and Finding the Perfect Lipstick, When It Happens to You: A Novel in Stories, and Lie With Me. Moreover, she has used her voice as a long-time activist in support of LGBTQ+ issues, women’s equality, and reproductive rights.
“Senator Hashmi has been on the front lines fighting for the LGBTQ+ community, women’s equality, and reproductive rights, and I could not be more excited to visit Richmond again to lend my support for a leader who champions these important issues,” said Ms. Ringwald. “It is critical that we harness our collective power to reelect the Senator, and I invite all those in the Richmond community to join me and Ghazala at Studio Two Three on June 25. It’s going to be an inspiring event where we celebrate our successes and discuss the critical work ahead.”
“Molly is an icon whose acting career has inspired millions, and her activism has left a deep impression on my own work. We are thrilled to have her critical voice allied with our fight to protect those who are vulnerable or under attack in our Commonwealth,” stated Senator Hashmi. “I know I speak for the community when I say that we welcome her to Richmond with gratitude for her artistry and work, and with deep respect for her commitment to causes that are so meaningful. Our event at Studio Two Three is going to be fun for the entire family, and I invite everyone from the Richmond area to join us.”
Date: Saturday, June 25, 2022
Time: 3:00 – 5:00 PM
Location: Studio Two Three, 3300 W Clay St., Richmond, VA 23230
Event Link: https://bit.ly/rvaringwald
Other: Light snacks and drinks (beer, wine, non-alcoholic) are included, and attendees have an opportunity to receive a signed book by Molly as well as a special Studio Two Three t-shirt.