N.C. senator Apodaca to discuss WNC economy Nov. 14

Published 7:41 pm Wednesday, November 9, 2011

State Senator Tom Apodaca, who represents District 48, which includes Polk, Buncombe and Henderson counties, will be one of the panelists at the 2011 AdvantageWest Economic Summit.
The summit will take place Monday, Nov. 14 at Diana Wortham Theatre in downtown Asheville, N.C. The event starts with a networking reception at 5:30 p.m., followed by the panel discussion of the WNC economy. There is a registration fee.
An entrepreneur from Henderson County, Apodaca is serving his fifth term in the N.C. Senate. First elected in 2002, he currently serves as chair of the N.C. Senate Rules Committee.
In addition to chairing the Senate Rules Committee, Apodaca co-chairs the Committee on Insurance, the Committee on Pensions & Retirement and Aging and the Appropriations Subcommittee on Education & Higher Education.
He has been the recipient of several awards for his legislative work and is ranked as one of the most pro-business members of the General Assembly.
Apodaca has started businesses employing dozens of people over the past three decades. The Apodaca family is active in a number of local charities, with the Hendersonville Boys and Girls Club being a particular favorite. He, his wife and two sons are all graduates of Western Carolina University, where Apodaca served as a member of the board of trustees.
For more information about the summit, visit www.advantagewest.com.
– article submitted
by AdvantageWest

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