Butterfield to Promote Economic Development and Rural Health Access Next Week
WASHINGTON, DC – Next week, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (D-N.C.) will make several stops to promote small businesses, job growth, healthcare access, and economic development in the region.
On Monday, Butterfield will begin the week by co-hosting an event with the Women’s Business Center of North Carolina, Small Business and Technology Development Center, Minority and Women Business Enterprise, and Elizabeth City University to educate minority business owners on tax policies that could help grow their businesses. Next, Butterfield will visit two small businesses in the district, Air Mania and West Fraser Sawmill. The Congressman has been working with Air Mania to obtain job training grants for veterans and ex-offenders.
On Tuesday, he will meet with officials from the Duke University Health System to discuss improving healthcare access to low-income and rural communities. While at Duke, Butterfield will also tour the new Duke Cancer Center.
The Congressman will end the week by delivering brief remarks on federal job creation efforts at the State of Region hosted by North Carolina’s Northeast Commission.
WHAT: Butterfield to Promote Economic Development and Rural Health Access
WHEN and WHERE:
Monday, February 20
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.: NCIMED Small Business Tax Workshop
ECU Health Science Building
1001 East 5th Street
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.: Air Mania
878 Star Road
Greenville, NC 27834
Tuesday, February 21
1: 00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.: Tour of new Duke Cancer Center
20 Duke Medicine Circle
Durham, NC 27710
Wednesday, February 22
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.: West Fraser Sawmill
4400 NC Highway 186 East
Seaboard, NC 27876
Friday, February 24
9:30 a.m. -11:00 a.m.: State of Region Northeast Commission
Bob Martin Center
2900 NC Highway 125
Williamston, NC 27892