Clay Aiken spent Thursday in the lovely city of Fayetteville. It was a full day of meeting, learning, discussing, and working together for answers.
The day started with a tweet to let us know the first stop of the day.
Paige Rentz from the fayobserver.com, wrote a nice article about Clay and his visit to FYCC.
fayobserver.com – 2nd District candidate Clay Aiken makes campaign stop at Fayetteville Technical Community College
Clay Aiken on Thursday continued his campaign for the 2nd Congressional District seat with a visit to Fayetteville Technical Community College.Aiken joined FTCC President Larry Keen and veterans services coordinator Matt Thewes for a tour of the campus’ All American Veterans Center. While there, Aiken emphasized the need for the federal government to do a better job helping members of the military make the transition from active duty to civilian life, saying there is a gap in services for many veterans.
“It’s like jumping over a river from bank to bank,” Aiken said, “and too many people have fallen in the water.”
The Democrat looking to unseat Harnett County Republican Renee Ellmers said he wanted to see firsthand how FTCC is working to ease the transition with its new center…
…Aiken said the program is a model for other community colleges across the country, particularly in military-heavy communities in the state.
“Fayetteville Tech is doing a lot of the work for the soldiers making that transition easier,” he said.
Aiken was scheduled to remain in Fayetteville Thursday evening for a fundraiser at SkyView on Hay…
Be sure and visit the site. You can read the entire article and they have 2 short videos of Clay speaking about his visit at FTCC. You can read the entire article at FAYOBSERVER
It looks like Clay had another wonderful lunch!
In the evening, Clay attended a wonderful reception/fundraiser at Sky View on Hay in Fayetteville.
The following are a few pictures and messages that were posted. According to those in attendance, it was a successful night!
Naveed Aziz Physician Democrats
Let us congratulate Dr. Riggins and Mark Sullivan for arranging a very well organized and a very well attended fundraiser for Clay Aiken. I met Clay for the first time today and am really impressed ! I am now a very strong supporter!