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Rowan Chamber delegation heads for Washington, D.C.

SALISBURY — The Rowan County Chamber of Commerce will be taking a Washington, D.C., business advocacy trip Tuesday through Thursday.

Business and community leaders will advocate for Rowan County priority projects during meetings with U.S. senators and congressmen from North Carolina, key staffers and other dignitaries.

Some of the participants also will attend the Elizabeth Dole Foundation dinner meeting Wednesday evening in honor of military caregivers.

Members of the Rowan County delegation are Chamber Chair Nicole Holmes Matangira (Holmes Iron & Metal); Chamber Goverment Chair Terry Osborne (ABC Board); Rowan County Commissioners Chair Greg Edds (State Farm Insurance); China Grove Mayor Lee Withers (3 C’s Consulting); East Spencer Mayor Barbara Mallett; Salisbury City Councilwoman Karen Alexander; Dari Caldwell (Novant Health Foundation); Denise Hallett (Vulcan Materials Company); Karla Foster (Hiller Ringman Insurance); Pete Teague (Livingstone College); Carol Spalding (Rowan-Cabarrus Community College); Elaine Spalding (Rowan Chamber of Commerce); and Mark Wineka (Salisbury Post).

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