Congressman speaks to Davie Civitans

Published 9:51 am Thursday, September 21, 2017

The Davie Civitan Club welcomed Congressman Ted Budd as the guest speaker for the Aug. 28 meeting.

Budd introduced himself and shared experiences of his growing up in Davie County. Club members Ken Stroud, Chris Snapp, and Dr. Bryan Baker were class mates of the congressman.

Todd Poole, Budd’s administrative director, also attended.   

Budd described what it has been like going to Washington as a freshman congressman.  He answered many questions from club members and shared his conservative views on issues facing the nation.  Club members said they enjoyed Budd’s humor, insight, and level-headed thinking on many important issues.

Club President Lorene Markland announced that June Culbreth has invited two speakers from the N.C. Department of Transportation to the Sept. 25 meeting.  They will share plans for road work in Davie and surrounding counties.

The Davie Civitan Club meets at Hillsdale Baptist Church at 7 p.m. on the fourth Monday of each month. The public is invited. Call 336 998-4233 if interested in attending or for more information about the club.