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February 15, 2013 - 4:20 PM

MEDIA ADVISORY: Senator Burr Announces Events for February 19-21, 2013

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U.S. Senator Richard Burr (R-NC) will travel to Guilford, Forsyth, Mecklenburg, and Buncombe counties between February 19-21.  Media wishing to schedule separate interviews with Senator Burr should contact Senator Burr’s press office at (202) 228-2971 or by emailing


On Wednesday, Senator Burr will present twenty-two medals to Bethany Gauntt on behalf of her late father, Col. Ernest Holland, a World War II, Korean, and Vietnam War veteran.  This ceremony will take place in the Senator’s office in Winston-Salem.  On Thursday, Senator Burr will present the Silver Star to Army veteran Lawrence Holder for gallantry in action during the Vietnam War.


Tuesday, February 19


10:00 AM       Senator Burr to attend UnitedHealth Group announcement


3803 North Elm St.

Greensboro, NC


 12:45 PM        Senator Burr to speak to students at Career Center High School

910 Highland Court

Winston-Salem, NC


 2:30 PM          Senator Burr to preside over Medal Ceremony for the late Col. Ernest Holland, a WWII, Korean, and Vietnam War veteran

                        2000 West First Street

Suite 508

Winston-Salem, NC


 Wednesday, February 20 

10:00 AM       Senator Burr to attend National Association of Manufacturers award ceremony


801 East Beaty Street

Davidson, NC 28036


12:00 PM        Senator Burr to speak to North Mecklenburg/Lake Norman Rotary Club
The Peninsula Club

19101 Peninsula Club Drive

Cornelius, NC 


 2:00 PM          Senator Burr to preside over Medal Ceremony for Lawrence Holder, a veteran of the Vietnam War

                        Carolina’s Aviation Museum

4672 First Flight Drive

Charlotte, NC 28208 


 Thursday, February 21 

9:30 AM         Senator Burr to visit Buncombe County Early College
340 Victoria Rd.

Asheville, NC 28801


 12:30 PM        Senator Burr to speak at Council of Independent Business Owners Lunch

Magnolia’s Restaurant

26 E. Walnut Street

Asheville, NC 28801


1:30 PM          Senator Burr to visit Eblen Charities
50 Westgate Parkway

Asheville, NC 28806

February 2013 Press Releases