Political Institute participants

Larry Blair — Prestige Dodge

Don Clayton — Peppertree Resorts Ltd.

Michelle Cox — chair, Buncombe County Republican Party

James Ellis — Black Mountain Center

David Miller — N.C. State Highway Patrol, 1st sergeant

Michael Morgan — Total Home Maintenance, home builder

Butch Patrick — Peppertree Resorts Ltd.

Eugene Presley — Hayes and Lunsford Electrical Contractors

Glen Shults — attorney

Peter Sprague — Ingle’s Markets

Rev. O.T. Tomes — pastor, New Mount Olive Baptist Church; member, Asheville City Council

Ted White — Northwestern Mutual Insurance

David Whitley — Eaton Cutler-Hammer; vice president, Coalition of Asheville Neighborhoods

Political Institute sponsors

The Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce hosted the Political Institute, with support from: Arby’s, the Asheville Citizen-Times, The Asheville Tribune, BellSouth, BellSouth Mobility, Bouley Printing Company, FastSigns, First Citizens Bank & Trust Co., the Grove Park Inn Resort and Wachovia Bank.


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