Congresswoman Adams Announces Schedule for the February District Work Period
WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following schedule of events and tours that she will be participating in during the February District Work Period (February 16th-20th). This will be the first District Work Period of the 114th Congress.
Monday, February 16th
On Monday, Congresswoman Adams will tour two local businesses. As a member of the House Small Business Committee, Congresswoman Adams has made it a priority to visit local businesses. These visits will allow the Congresswoman to further discuss the issues affecting business development within the District. The Congresswoman invites local businesses to contact her office at (704) 344-9950 to schedule future visits.
- Business visit to Cook Medical (Winston-Salem)
Location: 4900 Bethania Station Road
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
- Business visit to Piedmont Propulsions (Winston-Salem)
Location: 4400 Lansing Drive
Winston-Salem, NC 27105
Time: 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday, February 17th
Congresswoman Adams will host quarterly meetings with various community organizations throughout the year. The Congresswoman will hold her first two quarterly meetings on Tuesday.
- 12th District Labor Leaders Meeting
Location: Greensboro District office
1600 East Wendover, Suite I
Greensboro, NC 27407
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
- Greensboro Women’s Meeting
Location: 1006 B Gretchen Lane
Greensboro, NC 28146
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, February 18th
As a member of the House Education and the Workforce Committee, Congresswoman Adams is committed to promoting continuing education and workforce development programs. To highlight the importance of these programs, Congresswoman Adams will kick off her first annual Undercover Congresswoman tour on Wednesday. Last week, she introduced her first bill, the STEM PREP Act, which provides competitive federal grants for community colleges offering STEM curricula as part of their workforce development programs. Every month, Congresswoman Adams will work undercover alongside employees at local tech companies employing community college graduates.
- Tour the Small Business Center at Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) in Charlotte
Location: 1112 Charlottetown Avenue
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
- Participate in a Corporate and Continuing Education Project Management class at the
CPCC Corporate Learning Center on the Harris Campus
Location: 3216 CPCC Harris Campus Drive
Charlotte, NC 28208
Time: 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
- Speak at Elders of INDABA Reception at Johnson C. Smith University
Location: Grimes Lounge
100 Beatties Ford Rd
Charlotte, NC 28216
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, February 19th
Continued investments in transportation and infrastructure are a top priority for Congresswoman Adams. Last year, she met with city officials from Charlotte and earlier this year she met with North Carolina Department of Transportation Secretary, Tony Tata, and U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary, Anthony Foxx, in her Washington, D.C. office. As a follow up to those meetings, Congresswoman Adams will be in Charlotte to further explore federal funding opportunities for transportation projects in the District.
- Tour of CATS System with Mayor Clodfelter
Location: Charlotte Government Center
600 East 4th Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Friday, February 20th
- Press Conference at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University announcing the results of their Economic Impact Study
Location: 1601 East Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27411
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.