There’s a “Buzz” in the Air in Ballantyne!

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U. S. Rep. Sue Myrick

Can you feel the excitement in Ballantyne and all over Charlotte? The announcement that U. S. Representative Sue Myrick is not going to seek re-election haslaunched a mad scramble of interested candidates. BIG MEETING at this Saturday’s (February 11th – 9 am) Ballantyne Breakfast Club meeting at The Ballantyne Hotel & Spa. Many of our city and state leaders will be in attendance. In light of this announcementby Rep.Sue Myrick, it has been reportedformer Mecklenburg Sheriff and current County Commissioner, Jim Pendergraph is going to run as well rumors of various state and local politicians mulling over whether to throw their hat in the ringsuch as former State Senator Robert Pittinger, City Council representative Andy Dulin, and former County Commission Chair, Jennifer Roberts…interesting times indeed!


Confirmed attendees at the Ballantyne Breakfast Club’s February meeting include State leaders Senator Bob Rucho, Representative Ruth Samuelson and Representative Bill Brawley.

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NC State Senator Bill Brawley


In addition County Commissioners Harold Cogdell (Chair of the County Board), Jim Pendergraph & Neil Cooksey and City Council members David Howard, Beth Pickering, Claire Fallon, Warren Cooksey, Charlotte Mecklenburg School Board members Ericka Ellis Steward, (Chair of the CMS Board), Rev. Amelia Stinson-Wesley, Tim Morgan, Dr. Hugh Hattabaugh (or designated representative).


Mayor Anthony Foxx will also attend as well as County Manager Harry Jones, Designated City Managers Representative, CATS CEO Carolyn Flowers, CMPD Chief Monroe, CFD Chief Hann, Representatives from the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce & the Ballantyne Chapter of the Chamber of Commerce.


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NC State Senator Bob Rucho

So, dont miss this meeting! Something tells the Buzz that there may be some surprises in Ballantyne this Saturday morning. Yall come on down for the meeting and maybe slip into the Ballantyne Spa afterwards for a Little Bit of Bliss massage or a calming water jojoba butter body wrapahhhhh!



By | 2012-02-08T17:56:31+00:00 February 8th, 2012|Ballantyne And Beyond|