Thursday, July 2, 2009

Rep. Graves 4th of July Schedule

Georgia State Representative and 9th District congressional candidate Tom Graves (R-Ranger) will attend multiple events across the 9th Congressional District during the 4th of July holiday weekend. Below is his schedule. If you have any further questions or would like to schedule an interview with Graves, please contact Tim Baker at (770) 519-6375.

Friday, July 3rd
5:00 pm ~ Walker and Catoosa County Independence Day Events

Saturday, July 4th
10:00 am ~ Forsyth County Independence Day Parade

11:00 am ~ Hall County Law Enforcement Appreciation

Afternoon ~ Gordon County Independence Day Celebration
Graves, who is in his fourth term representing House District 12, was first elected to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2002. He has chaired numerous subcommittees, served in several leadership positions and been recognized statewide as a conservative leader. He received the 2009 “Guardian of Small Business” Award from the National Federation of Independent Business, 2009 “Legislator of the Year” Award from the Georgia Retail Association, the “2009 Legislator of the Year” from the 9th Congressional District of Georgia and was nationally recognized as the “Legislative Entrepreneur of the Year Award” by the Freedom Works Foundation for his tireless effort to stem the tide of expansive government and reduce the tax burden on Georgians.

Graves grew up in White, Georgia and graduated from the University of Georgia, where he earned a Bachelors of Business Administration in Finance. Graves is a small businessman, past member of the Gordon County Board of Elections and an active member of the Gordon County Chamber of Commerce. He is married to Julie, a native of Marietta, and the couple has three children, JoAnn, J.T., and Janey. They attend the Belmont Baptist Church in Calhoun.

1 comment:

Joe Oglethorpe said...

Tom Graves is the best and we look forward to seeing him elected as our next 9th District Congressman!