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Election 2009: Benfield wants to keep spot on board

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SPENCER ó Scott Benfield is seeking a return to the Spencer Board of Aldermen.
Benfield, 51, has served five terms on the board, including the current term in which he won as a write-in candidate.
“If elected I will work hard for the people of Spencer to try to make the town the best it can be,” he said. “I will try to see that sidewalks are installed to complete the Safe Route to School Plan. Also, I will listen to the needs of the residents.”
Benfield was educated in the Rowan-Salisbury School System and Rowan-Cabarrus Community College. He is the owner of Scott’s Plumbing, licensed in the areas of plumbing, pesticide, wastewater treatment and collection and distribution of water and wastewater. He has received the N.C. Road Scholar Award presented by N.C. State University and the Federal Highway Program.
Prior to operating his own plumbing business, Benfield worked seven years as Spencer’s public works director. He has coached baseball from Little League through Senior League and for many years coached the junior varsity baseball team at North Rowan High School. He has served as president of the Spencer Optimist Club for two terms, president of the Spencer Little League for eight years, president and vice president of the North Rowan High School Boosters Club and assistant scoutmaster for Boy Scout Troop 349 of Central United Methodist Church from 1990-2008.
Benfield is a Sunday school teacher at Calvary Baptist Church where he has also served on the deacon board and volunteers as a teller, usher and van driver.

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