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Rowan County Democratic Party to host annual potluck

The Rowan County Democratic Party will host its annual potluck lunch at noon Saturday.

The potluck will be at Shoaf’s Wagon Wheel, with guests including candidates for the North Carolina General Assembly and Rowan County commissioners.

According to a news release, candidates will be available “to get to know, if you don’t know them already.”

Guests are asked to bring a dish to share with others.

Saturday’s discussion will focus on how the party can make North Carolina and Rowan County better for all, according to the news release.

The lunch will feature a silent auction and 50/50 raffle.

The keynote speaker will be state Sen. Jeff Jackson, D-Mecklenburg County.

Jackson is campaigning for his third term in the Senate. He was first elected in 2014 after Democratic candidate Dan Clodfelter resigned to be come mayor of Charlotte.

He has worked to recruit Democratic candidates in all state House and Senate races. His committee assignments include agriculture, environment and natural resources; appropriations; judiciary, retirement and aging; and state and local government.

All registered Democrats and unaffiliated voters are welcome to attend Saturday’s lunch.

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