09.09.05

Burr to Discuss Economic Revitalization of Kannapolis

Senator Burr will join State and local education and business leaders

Senator Richard Burr will discuss economic development initiatives beneficial to the Kannapolis region, at a community celebration in Kannapolis. The celebration, to be held on Monday, September 12, 2005, will take place at the site of the former Pillowtex plant.

"The closure of Pillowtex was a tough blow to the local economy and to the people of Kannapolis," said Senator Burr. "It is critical that we revitalize the economy of Kannapolis and work together to increase jobs and opportunities across North Carolina."

The celebration is scheduled for 10:00 AM at One Lake Circle Drive, Kannapolis.