Updated: Congressman McHenry cancels Buncombe town hall meeting

Press release:

UPDATED: McHenry to Host Town Hall Meetings for Tenth District Constituents

Update: Early Saturday morning Congressman McHenry was diagnosed with pneumonia. In light of this diagnosis and under advisement of his doctor, the Congressman will be postponing his first round of town hall meetings. Updates on rescheduling will be sent when they are available.

Over the next week, Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10) will host the first round of his 2017 town hall meetings for Tenth District constituents.

At the town hall meetings, Congressman McHenry will give an update on recent legislative activity in the U.S. Congress and what to expect in the coming months. He will also take questions directly from constituents on the issues of concern to them. Additionally, the Congressman’s staff will be available at the town hall meetings to meet privately with constituents who have issues with federal agencies such as the Social Security Administration, the Department of Veterans Affairs, or the Internal Revenue Service.

The schedule for the first round of the 2017 town hall meetings is below:

Buncombe County
Tuesday, August 1st at 2pm
Land of Sky Shrine Club
39 Spring Cove Road
Swannanoa, NC 28778

Polk/Rutherford County
Wednesday, August 2nd at 6pm
Rutherford County Schools
Cool Springs Administrative Offices
382 West Main Street
Forest City, NC 28043

Lincoln/Iredell County
Thursday, August 3rd at 6pm
Lincoln County Senior Center
Gaston College – Lincoln Campus
514 South Academy Street
Lincolnton, NC 28092

The town hall meetings will be open to the general public.

About Dan Hesse
I grew up outside of Atlanta and moved to WNC in 2001 to attend Montreat College. After college, I worked at NewsRadio 570 WWNC as an anchor/reporter and covered Asheville City Council and the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners starting in 2004. During that time I also completed WCU's Master of Public Administration program. You can reach me at dhesse@mountainx.com.

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3 thoughts on “Updated: Congressman McHenry cancels Buncombe town hall meeting

  1. bsummers

    Yeah, I came up with all sorts of bunkum too, when I didn’t want to go to school for a test, etc…. when I was 10 years old.

    Guy’s a grown man – a Congressman, and he makes up this crap to keep from facing his constituents. As the Orange Poet says, “Sad!”

  2. Carla Hollar

    And he’s going to get MUCH better when his schedule hits red counties. A MIRACLE! So many things to say face to face. Doubt there will ever be a rescheduling…but if there is, I’m sure he’ll work hard to keep the time and place hidden until the last minute.

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