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Good article on the launch of an exciting new partnership in Asheville between Mission Health and GE aimed at reducing healthcare costs and improving care. I was not able to attend last week's launch but was proud to have two staff members in attendance on my behalf. I look forward to learning more and seeing the progress in the coming years. http://www.citizen-times.com/story/news/local/2016/08/26/mission-ge-launch-project-curb-costs-improve-care/89413308/

Congressman McHenry Announces $58,887 Homeland Security Grant to Lowell Fire Department in Gaston County

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Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-NC-10) announced $58,887 in a U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) grant to a local fire department in the Tenth Congressional District. The grant will go to the Lowell Fire Department in Gaston County, and comes in the tenth round of the 2015 fiscal year Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFG), which aims to help firefighters and first responders throughout the country. Local departments applied for the grants, from the program which is administered by the Grant Programs Directorate of the Federal Emergency Management Agency in cooperation with the U.S. Fire Administration. According to Lowell Fire Chief Scott Moore, the grant funds will be used to purchase forestry equipment to combat brush fire...

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Must read from the Washington Post on the growth of craft beer in Asheville and the Southeastern United States generally featuring comments from Oscar Wong of Highland Brewing Company and Walt Dickinson of Wicked Weed Brewing. Highly recommend this story on an important and growing industry here in western North Carolina. https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/how-the-bible-belt-got-down-with-craft-beer/2016/08/26/39863156-4536-11e6-88d0-6adee48be8bc_story.html

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Small businesses are the lifeblood of our local economy and North Carolina's policymakers in Washington are working hard to provide these businesses the tools they need to grow and succeed. As part of that effort, I'm proud to join with the rest of our state's Congressional delegation to host the 2016 NC Business and Economic Development Summit, open to all NC businesses. Complete details on the event and how to register can be found below: http://mchenry.house.gov/news/documentsingle.aspx?DocumentID=398319

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Congratulations to Cherryville firefighter Quentin Cash on being named the 2016 Firefighter of the Year by the NC Firefighters Association! Quentin is the second member of his family to receive this honor after his father--Cherryville Fire Chief Jeff Cash--received it 26 years ago. Congratulations again to Quentin and thank you for all your work keeping our communities safe. http://www.gastongazette.com/news/20160819/fire-in-family

Congressman McHenry Announces $58,887 Homeland Security Grant to Lowell Fire Department in Gaston County

  • News Type: Press Release

Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-NC-10) announced $58,887 in a U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) grant to a local fire department in the Tenth Congressional District. The grant will go to the Lowell Fire Department in Gaston County, and comes in the tenth round of the 2015 fiscal year Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFG), which aims to help firefighters and first responders throughout the country. Local departments applied for the grants, from the program which is administered by the Grant Programs Directorate of the Federal Emergency Management Agency in cooperation with the U.S. Fire Administration. According to Lowell Fire Chief Scott Moore, the grant funds will be used to purchase forestry equipment to combat brush fire...

McHenry to Co-Host 2016 NC Business & Economic Development Summit

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Congressman Patrick McHenry (R, NC-10) announced that he will be joining with the entire North Carolina Congressional delegation to co-host the 2016 North Carolina Business and Economic Development Summit. The summit will be on Monday, September 12th and Tuesday, September 13th with all events occurring in Washington, D.C. "Small businesses are the lifeblood of our economy here in western North Carolina," said Congressman McHenry. "Our North Carolina Congressional delegation is always working to advance public policies that help these businesses grow and create good-paying jobs. The Business and Economic Development Summit provides local businesses an excellent opportunity to hear about these efforts and interact directly with their represe...

McHenry Visits Tryon Equestrian Center in Support of Effort to Host 2018 World Equestrian Games

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Yesterday, Congressman Patrick McHenry (R, NC-10) visited the Tryon International Equestrian Center to highlight his support for their effort to host the 2018 World Equestrian Games (WEG). The WEG, is the premier, non-Olympic equestrian event and is hosted every four years between Summer Olympics. The event is administered by the Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI). "I've had the pleasure of visiting the Tryon Equestrian Center throughout its construction and the progress made is truly impressive," said Congressman McHenry. "Coupled with our area's natural beauty and welcoming residents, I cannot think of a better place for the FEI to stage the 2018 World Equestrian Games. I've been proud to make Tryon's case and I will continue my eff...

McHenry to Host Seven Town Hall Meetings

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Congressman Patrick McHenry (R, NC-10) today announced his 2016 town hall meeting schedule. Over the next two weeks, Congressman McHenry will host a town hall meeting in each of the Tenth District's seven counties. At the town hall meetings, Congressman McHenry will give an update on recent legislative activity in the U.S. Congress and what to expect in the coming months. He will also take questions directly from constituents on the issues of concern to them. Additionally, the Congressman’s staff will be available at the town hall meetings to meet privately with constituents who have issues with federal agencies such as the Social Security Administration, the Department of Veterans Affairs, or the Internal Revenue Service. The full schedule...

McHenry Recognizes Retiring Chamber President Danny Hearn

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Congressman Patrick McHenry (R, NC-10) spoke on the House floor to recognize Danny Hearn, the President of the Catawba County Chamber of Commerce who will be retiring at the end of September after twelve years of service to Catawba County's business community. Click here or on the image below to see video of the Congressman's remarks.

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Good article on the launch of an exciting new partnership in Asheville between Mission Health and GE aimed at reducing healthcare costs and improving care. I was not able to attend last week's launch but was proud to have two staff members in attendance on my behalf. I look forward to learning more and seeing the progress in the coming years. http://www.citizen-times.com/story/news/local/2016/08/26/mission-ge-launch-project-curb-costs-improve-care/89413308/

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Must read from the Washington Post on the growth of craft beer in Asheville and the Southeastern United States generally featuring comments from Oscar Wong of Highland Brewing Company and Walt Dickinson of Wicked Weed Brewing. Highly recommend this story on an important and growing industry here in western North Carolina. https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/how-the-bible-belt-got-down-with-craft-beer/2016/08/26/39863156-4536-11e6-88d0-6adee48be8bc_story.html

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Small businesses are the lifeblood of our local economy and North Carolina's policymakers in Washington are working hard to provide these businesses the tools they need to grow and succeed. As part of that effort, I'm proud to join with the rest of our state's Congressional delegation to host the 2016 NC Business and Economic Development Summit, open to all NC businesses. Complete details on the event and how to register can be found below: http://mchenry.house.gov/news/documentsingle.aspx?DocumentID=398319

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Congratulations to Cherryville firefighter Quentin Cash on being named the 2016 Firefighter of the Year by the NC Firefighters Association! Quentin is the second member of his family to receive this honor after his father--Cherryville Fire Chief Jeff Cash--received it 26 years ago. Congratulations again to Quentin and thank you for all your work keeping our communities safe. http://www.gastongazette.com/news/20160819/fire-in-family

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It was another busy week of meetings throughout the Tenth District. Read my NC-10 weekly email update for a full run down of the week that was in western NC and don't forget to subscribe to receive these updates directly to your inbox each week. http://mchenry.house.gov/news/email/show.aspx?ID=HERU3YPI5HOV7VI6UJLJV65HUM

Recognizing Retiring Catawba Chamber President Danny Hearn

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Congressman Patrick McHenry (R, NC-10) recognizes Danny Hearn, the longtime President of the Catawba County Chamber of Commerce who will be retiring in September.

Remembering Ellenboro Alderman Mike Rhyne

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Congressman Patrick McHenry (R, NC-10) pays tribute to Ellenboro Alderman Mike Rhyne who recently passed away on the floor of the House of Representatives.

McHenry Speaks in Support of the Fix Crowdfunding Act

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Congressman Patrick McHenry (R, NC-10), Vice Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, speaks on the House floor in support of H.R. 4855, the Fix Crowdfunding Act.

McHenry Speaks in Support of the Supporting America's Innovators Act

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Congressman Patrick McHenry (R, NC-10), Vice Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, speaks on the House floor in support of H.R. 4854, the Supporting America's Innovators Act.

McHenry on the Supporting America's Innovators Act of 2016

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Congressman Patrick McHenry (R, NC-10), the Vice Chairman of the Financial Services Committee, testifies during a committee markup on his legislation H.R. 4854, the Supporting America's Innovators Act of 2016.