Congressman Butterfield participated in several events highlighting health issues, education, and economic growth. Below are some highlights from the Congressman in the district based on his five priorities:


Growing Our Economy and Creating Jobs

GKB in NCModernize Infrastructure

Cofield, NC

Congressman Butterfield joined NC Transportation Secretary Nick Tennyson, Ahoskie Mayor Jimmie Rowe, and other state leaders for the North Carolina-Virginia Railroad renovation project's groundbreaking ceremony. 

GKB in NCInvest in Rural Communities

Washington, NC

Congressman Butterfield met with Mayor Mack Hodges and City Manager Brian Alligood at the Washington City Hall to discuss economic expansion opportunities. They also discussed innovative flood control measures and development of the city's waterfront.
GKB in NCMake It In America

Durham, NC

Congressman Butterfield met with Ed Mitchell, owner of Ed Mitchell's Que, to celebrate the restaurants recent opening and to discuss the concerns of small businesses in Durham, NC.




Expanding Opportunity

2014 Grants WorkshopGrants Workshops

Durham, NC

Congressman Butterfield hosted the annual Grants Workshop which offered small business owners and non-profit organizations the opportunity to learn about funding opportunities, the grant application process, and capacity-building methods once grant funds are received.
GKB in NCImprove Education and Give Children A Head Start

Enfield, NC

Inborden Elementary School Congressman Butterfield joined Inborden's Parent Teacher Association and Together Transforming Lives, of Halifax, North Carolina, to award high achieving students with new laptops. The laptops were donated by Centurylink, a local telecommunications provider.




Ending Poverty and Hunger

GKB in NCImprove Education and Give Children a Head Start

Durham, NC

Congressman Butterfield spoke with CEO Rev. Dr. Ernie Mills about the Durham Rescue Mission's newest projects. He also toured the shelter facilities and childcare center
GKB in NCProvide Access to Affordable, Quality Healthcare

Durham, NC

Congressman Butterfield visited Healing with CAARE, Inc. to discuss the elimination of health and socioeconomic disparities in Durham, N.C. Alongside Dr. Sharon Elliot-Bynum, he participated in the "Check It, Change It" blood pressure monitoring program, which is a partnership between Duke University and CAARE, Inc.



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