NEWS RELEASE: For immediate release
April 17, 2014

Erin Leonard, Director of Communications
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Legislative Luncheon connects Business to Legislators

ASHEVILLE, NC (April 17, 2014) – Members of the business community can connect with WNC state legislators at the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual Legislative Luncheon on April 25, 2014 at Lionscrest on Biltmore Estate at noon.

“Building relationships with our elected officials is crucial to advocating for the needs of Western North Carolina,” said Kit Cramer, President & CEO of the Asheville Chamber.

The annual Legislative Luncheon (presented by Mission Health) is an opportunity for the business community to meet and hear from Western North Carolina members of the NC House and Senate.

The Asheville Chamber will present its top priorities of the Legislative Agenda to Western North Carolina’s legislative delegation. Based on member surveys, the agenda is crafted by the Chamber’s Governmental Affairs Task Force and approved by the Chamber’s Board of Directors. During the luncheon, members of the delegation will share their thoughts about the upcoming legislative session with the business community.

Invited Elected Officials:

  • Senator Ralph Hise, District 47
  • Senator Tom Apodaca, District 48
  • Senator Terry Van Duyn, District 49
  • Senator Jim Davis, District 50
  • Representative Chris Whitmire, District 113
  • Representative Susan Fisher, District 114
  • Representative Nathan Ramsey, District 115
  • Representative Tim Moffitt, District 116
  • Representative Chuck McGrady, District 117
  • Representative Michele Presnell, District 118
  • Representative Joe Sam Queen, District 119

Tickets for the event are $30 and can be purchased online at www.ashevillechamber.org.

About the Chamber:

The Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce is a member organization with over 1,800 member businesses and organizations. The Chamber and its members collaborate with community organizations and coalitions to support the community and each other with the mission of building community through business. The Chamber is home to the Asheville Visitor Center which welcomes over 200,000 visitors per year.






The information provided above comes directly from the organization listed at the top of this entry. Asheville Business Networking takes no responsibility for any errors contained within.