(NASHVILLE) — State Representative Mark White (R-Memphis) and members of the West Tennessee Economic Development Caucus today announced they will host a series of four luncheons featuring each Tennessee Gubernatorial and U.S Senate candidate.
The luncheons will be held at the Southwest Tennessee Development District facilities, located at 102 East College Street in Jackson, Tennessee and will begin at 11:30AM. Dates are as follows:
- Monday, October 8
- Friday, October 12
- Tuesday, October 23 — U.S. Representative Marsha Blackburn
- TBD – Tennessee Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Bill Lee
Additional guest speakers for the series include Tennessee Department of Agriculture Commissioner Jai Templeton, Tennessee Economic & Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe, Tennessee Department of Environment & Conservation Director David Salyers, State Senate Majority Leader Mark Norris, and University of Tennessee Martin Chancellor Keith Carver.
“This series provides a unique opportunity for our stakeholders to learn more about the men and women who desire to serve them in the Governor’s Office and the U.S. Senate,” said Representative White. “I am excited to host them as they visit our region, and I look forward to hearing their ideas about important issues that will impact the future success of our local economies.”
The West Tennessee Economic Development Caucus is comprised of Tennessee General Assembly members from the Western Grand Division of the state. Its stakeholders are members of the public and private sector from all over the western region of Tennessee who are committed to economic and community development within their communities.
Mark White serves as Chairman of the House Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee. He is also a member of the House Education Administration & Planning, House Consumer & Human Resources, House Rules, and Joint Fiscal Review Committees. White lives in Memphis and represents House District 83, which includes part of Shelby County. He can be reached by email at [email protected] or by calling (615) 741-4415.