For Release: Immediate
Date: August 6, 2012
Contacts: Kezmiché Atterbury
Office: (202) 225.3101
Butterfield to Promote Healthcare, Employment, and the Arts in the District this Week
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) will make several stops in North Carolina’s First Congressional District this week to highlight the work of community healthcare facilities, present grants to deserving organizations, and discuss employment relations with factory workers.
On Tuesday, Butterfield will visit Elizabeth City State University to meet with university officials and present a $128,000 grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to fund a cellular research study. Later in the day, Butterfield will speak with factory workers at the Coastal Beverage Company during a town hall on employment and the economy.
On Wednesday, the Congressman will present a grant to the National Endowment of the Arts to complete construction of the African-American Music Trail currently underway. The day also includes visits to the Greene County Health Centers and the Carolina Family Health Center to commemorate 40 years of providing primary care to underserved populations in the region.
The Congressman’s tour will conclude with a grants workshop hosted by the Office of G. K. Butterfield. Targeted to small business owners and non-profit organizations, the workshop offers access to grants experts and customized break-out sessions to address specific needs.
The Congressman’s full public schedule follows.
WHAT: Butterfield to Promote Healthcare, Employment, and the Arts in the District
WHEN & WHERE:
Tuesday, August 7
11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.: Grant Ceremony for Leydig Cell Redox Study
Elizabeth City State University
1704 Weeksville Road
Elizabeth City, NC 27909
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.: Coastal Beverage Company Jobs Town Hall
888 Forest Park Road
Elizabeth City, NC 27909
Wednesday, August 8
9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.: National Endowment of the Arts Award to African-American Music Trail
Kinston City Hall
207 E. King Street
Kinston, NC 28501
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.: Community Health Centers 40th Anniversary
Greene County Health Center
7 Professional Drive
Greene County, NC 28580
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.: Community Health Centers 40th Anniversary
Carolina Family Health Center
303 East Green Street
Wilson, NC 27893
Thursday, August 9
8:15 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.: Office of G. K. Butterfield Grants Workshop
East Carolina Heart Institute
East Carolina University
115 Heart Drive
Greenville, NC 27834