McHenry to hold Buncombe County town hall Aug. 4

Rep. Patrick McHenry will hold a town hall meeting in Buncombe County on Aug. 4. The Republican congressman represents the 10th District, which includes most of Asheville. He faces a challenge in this year’s election from Buncombe County Democrat Tate MacQueen.

Later on the day of Aug. 4, the ‘Mountain Moral Monday’ rally is taking place in downtown Asheville.

Here’s the details from McHenry’s office:

Hickory – Today, Congressman Patrick McHenry (NC-10), the newly appointed Chief Deputy Whip, will be holding six town hall meetings for constituents across the 10th Congressional District from Monday August 4th through Wednesday August 6th.
At each Town Hall meeting, Congressman McHenry will give an update on recent legislative activity in Congress and what can be expected in the coming months.  Town Hall meetings are an opportunity for constituents to share their thoughts on the issues about which they are concerned and ask Congressman McHenry questions on pending legislation and other issues before the House of Representatives.

Additionally, the Congressman’s staff will be available to meet privately with constituents who have issues with federal agencies including Social Security, Department of Veterans Affairs, and the Internal Revenue Service.

“From the failed Obamacare rollout to the continuing crisis at the Department of Veterans Affairs, the people of Western North Carolina are rightfully concerned about the direction our country is headed,” said Congressman McHenry.  “I welcome the opportunity to speak with my constituents and hear directly from them about the problems they are facing.”

A full schedule of the six town hall meetings including contact information for each venue is below:

​​Buncombe County​
Monday, August 4th at 2 PM
Land of the Sky Shrine Club
39 Spring Cove Road
Swannanoa, NC 28778

​​Rutherford and Polk County​
Monday, August 4th at 6 PM
Lake Lure Fire Department
622 Memorial Highway
Lake Lure, NC 28746

​​Lincoln County​
​Tuesday, August 5th at 2 PM​
Lincoln Charter School
Lincolnton Campus
133 Eagle Nest Road
Lincolnton, NC 28092

​​Gaston County
​Tuesday, August 5th at 6 PM
Gaston College
Kimbrell Campus and Textile Technology Center
7220 Wilkinson Boulevard
Belmont, NC 28012

​​Cleveland County​
​Wednesday, August 6th at 2 PM
Pinnacle Classical Academy
900 South Post Road
Shelby, NC 28152

​​Catawba County​​
​Wednesday August 6th at 6 PM
Maiden High School
600 West Main Street
Maiden, NC 28650

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