Butterfield Announces New Stops on Jobs & Justice Tour -Including Henderson!

Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today announced he is launching new stops on his 2017 Jobs & Justice Tour of North Carolina’s First Congressional District, holding a series of events to hear from constituents, elected officials, and community leaders on issues relating to healthcare, jobs, and education.

Beginning with a discussion in Rocky Mount on jobs and transportation with North Carolina Secretary of Transportation James Trogdon, Butterfield will host the following public events across the Triangle and eastern North Carolina during August:

Friday, August 4 – Rocky Mount
             “Jobs First: Building for Our Future”

10:00 AM

Rocky Mount Train Station

101 Coastline Street, Rocky Mount, NC

Discussion with North Carolina Secretary of Transportation James Trogdon and local leadership.

Open to the public. RSVP.


Tuesday, August 8 – Windsor

            “Forward Together” Community Discussion

6:00 PM

Bertie High School, 716 U.S. Highway 13 North, Windsor, NC

Town hall with moderator Patricia Ferguson, local non-profits, and elected officials.

Open to the public. RSVP.

Saturday, August 12 – Durham

           Constituent Services Day at the Durham Farmer’s Market

10:30 AM

Durham Farmers Market, 501 Foster Street, Durham, NC

Opportunity for the community to connect with Rep. Butterfield and learn about available resources.

Open to the public.


Wednesday, August 23 – Greenville

             Back to School Backpack Giveaway in partnership with Pitt Community College

2:45 PM

Pitt Community College, 3525 South Memorial Drive, Greenville, NC

Presenting school supplies to students in need.

Open to the public.

In addition to these events, Congressman Butterfield will participate in the following engagements to highlight the state of jobs and justice in the First District:

Thursday, August 3

Tour of Carolinas Cord Blood Bank

Carolinas Cord Blood Bank, 2400 Pratt Street, Durham, NC

Open to press. 

Tour of Durham Exchange Club Industries

Durham Exchange Club Industries (DECI), 1717 E Lawson Street, Durham, NC

Open to press. 

Tour of Duke Primary Care Henderson

Duke Primary Care Henderson, 480 Ruin Creek Road, Henderson, NC

Open to press. 

Friday, August 5

Remarks at Franklinton Center Heritage Day

Franklinton Center at Bricks, 281 Bricks Lane, Whitakers, NC

Open to press. 

Wednesday, August 16

Briefing at Telamon Corporation

Ahoskie, NC

Closed meeting.

 Tour and Q&A at Bertie County Rural Health Center

Bertie County Rural Health Center, 104 Rhoades Avenue, Windsor, NC

Open to the public. 

Tour and Q&A at Roanoke Chowan Community Health Center

Roanoke Chowan Community Health Center, 9500 NC HWY 94 N, Creswell, NC

Open to the public.