Butterfield to Make Three Stops in the District on Tuesday, All Jobs Related

Nov 4, 2011
Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (D-N.C.) will make three stops in North Carolina’s First Congressional District on Tuesday, November 8.

Butterfield will join local and state officials at 10:00 a.m. to present a $2,002,088.00 grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration to Northampton Commerce Park.  The funds are for the water and wastewater infrastructure improvements needed to serve the Northampton Commerce Park and the proposed Enviva wood pellet manufacturing operation.  The project is expected to create 60 jobs and generate $60 million in private investment.

The Congressman will then have lunch at 12:30 p.m. with local elected officials, staff and students at the Kittrell Job Corps Center.  The construction trade students will showcase the newly remodeled culinary arts underground café, which the students completed themselves.

Butterfield will finish his tour at a Small Business, Economy and Jobs Roundtable, where he will moderate a panel with U.S. Department of Labor officials on job creation and state employment trends.


WHAT:Congressman G. K. Butterfield to Make Three Stops in the District

WHEN:Tuesday, November 8

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.: U.S. Economic Development Administration Grant Check Presentation

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.:   Kittrell Job Corps Center Lunch and Tour

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.:     Vance-Granville Community College Economy and Jobs Roundtable

WHERE: U.S. Economic Development Administration Check Presentation

   Commissioners’ Chambers, Northampton County Courthouse

   108 West Jefferson Street

   Jackson, N.C. 27845

   Kittrell Job Corps Center

   1096 US Highway 1 South

   Kittrell, N.C. 27544

   Small Business, Economy and Jobs Roundtable

   Farm Bureau Room, H. Leslie Perry Memorial Library

   205 Breckenridge Street

   Henderson, N.C. 27536