08.20.07

Burr Announces Visits

Events will focus on economic development

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Richard Burr will visit Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Swain, Jackson, Haywood, Madison, Buncombe, Transylvania, Henderson, Polk, Rutherford, and Cleveland counties.

Any media wishing to cover one or more of Senator Burr's visits MUST contact the host site or organization prior to the event. Please contact Senator Burr's office to schedule separate interviews.

Tuesday, August 21, 2007
8:30 AM Senator Burr to Participate in Check Presentation Ceremony to the West Swain Fire Department
West Swain Fire Department
114 Needmore Road
Almond, North Carolina

10:30 AM Senator Burr to Tour Green Energy Park in Dillsboro
Green Energy Park
84 Landfill Road
Dillsboro, North Carolina

12:30 PM Senator Burt to Visit Ghost Town in the Sky in Maggie Valley
Ghost Town in the Sky
Administrative Building
16 Fie Top Road
Maggie Valley, North Carolina

3:00 PM Senator Burr to Participate in Check Presentation Ceremony to the
Town of Marshall
Marshall Town Hall
45 North Main Street
Marshall, North Carolina

Wednesday, August 22, 2007
9:00 AM Senator Burr to Host Federal Grant Workshop for Faith-Based and Community Initiatives in Asheville
The Reuter Center
The University of North Carolina at Asheville
Asheville, North Carolina

11:00 AM Senator Burr to Participate in Check Presentation Ceremony to Mountain Housing Opportunities in Leicester
Private Residences
Overlook Drive
Leicester, North Carolina

12:30 PM Senator Burr to Tour Gaia Herbs in Brevard
Gaia Herbs
108 Island Ford Road
Brevard, North Carolina

3:30 PM Senator Burr to Tour the Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site in
Flat Rock
Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site
81 Carl Sandburg Lane
Flat Rock, North Carolina

Thursday, August 23, 2007
8:30 AM Senator Burr to Visit Polk Vocational Service in Columbus
Polk Vocational Service
451 Industrial Park Drive
Columbus, North Carolina

11:00 AM Senator Burr to Tour the Timken Company in Rutherfordton
The Timken Company
1510 U.S. Highway 221 South
Rutherfordton, North Carolina
Note: This event is open to the press, but no still or video photography is permitted during the tour.

1:00 PM Senator Burr to Tour Ticona Polymers in Grover
Ticona Polymers
2525 Blacksburg Road
Grover, North Carolina

3:00 PM Senator Burr to Tour Ultra Machine and Fabrications in Shelby
Ultra Machine and Fabrications
2501 West Dixon Boulevard
Shelby, North Carolina