“Missing Mark Meadows” will examine Representative Meadows’ positions on issues facing the 11th District

Press release from Hendersonville Indivisible & local citizen activists: 

Constituents of U.S. Representative Mark Meadows will gather in Jackson Park on May 13 to hear what Rep. Meadows stands for. Rep. Meadows has declined to hold open town halls to meet with District 11 residents and has turned down invitations to address constituents at this and other public gatherings. So on Saturday a coalition of concerned citizens will gather to review Rep. Meadows’ policies through his public statements and voting record, with a special focus on three critical areas: Healthcare, the Environment, and Immigration.

WHO: Hosted by Hendersonville Indivisible & local citizen activists
WHAT: “Missing Mark Meadows” Town Hall
WHERE: Shelter #1, Jackson Park, Hendersonville
WHEN: Saturday, May 13, 2017 | 10:00 a.m – 12:00 noon
WHY: Guest speakers will present Rep. Meadows’ positions on critical issues facing the 11th District and the impact these policies have on our community

The speakers will share insights on how policies from Washington affect real lives of people here in Western North Carolina. Speakers include:

Physician Dr. Brian P.Mitchell, and local writer Leslie Boyd, who will speak about Healthcare
Henderson County Young Dems Chair Amber White, and Environmentalist and Educator Tate MacQueen, who will address environmental concerns
Matt Coffay, candidate for Congress from the 11th District
Norm Bossert, candidate for NC Senate from state District 48

For more information, contact coalition activist Gayle Kemp at 828-551-6169 or by email at gaylekemp@gmail.com.

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Thomas Calder received his MFA in Fiction from the University of Houston's Creative Writing Program. He has worked with several publications, including Gulf Coast and the Collagist. For his weekly #tuesdayhistory tidbits on Asheville, follow him on Instagram @tcalder.

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