Butterfield to speak at HCC Founders Day
Halifax Community College (HCC)
will hold its fourth annual Founders Day Celebration at 11
a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 8 in The Centre. The special guest
speaker will be Congressman G.K. Butterfield. The event is
free and open to the public and celebrates HCC’s 43rd
According to his official Web site, prior to being elected
to represent North Carolina’s First Congressional District
on July 24, 2004, Congressman G. K. Butterfield enjoyed a
distinguished legal career. He worked in private
practice before serving as a state Superior Court Judge and
as a North Carolina Supreme Court Justice.
Currently, Butterfield sits on the powerful House Committee
on Energy and Commerce Committee, where he serves as Vice
Chairman of the Energy and Environment Subcommittee. He is
serving his second term as Chief Deputy Whip after being
appointed to the leadership post by House Speaker Nancy
Pelosi in the 110th Congress.
serves as a member of the House Committee on Standards of
Official Conduct and as a Commissioner on the U.S. Helsinki
Congressman Butterfield is a lifelong
member of Jackson Chapel First Missionary Baptist Church in
Wilson, N.C. He is a veteran of the U.S. Army and the proud
father of two adult daughters, Valeisha and Lenai.
A reception will follow the ceremony. For information, visit
call (252) 536-4221.