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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  THURSDAY, JAN. 7, 2010

Media Advisory — Congressman McHenry, Mayor Stultz to Open Gastonia 2010 Census Office

What:
Congressman Patrick McHenry and Mayor Jennie T. Stultz, along with U.S. Census Bureau Director Robert Groves and Charlotte Regional Director William W. Hatcher, will preside over the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Gastonia Local Census Office. As the 2010 Census operational hub for Gastonia and five surrounding counties, the staff will be responsible for recruiting and hiring approximately 1,175 workers for the Gastonia office, adding to the more than 24,000 workers needed statewide to count North Carolina's population.
When:
Monday, Jan. 11, 10 a.m. to noon (EST)
Who:
U.S. Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-N.C., 10th District)
Jennie T. Stultz, mayor, City of Gastonia
Robert Groves, director, U.S. Census Bureau
William W. Hatcher, regional director, Charlotte, U.S. Census Bureau
JROTC Color Guard, Ashbrook High School
Where:
Gastonia Local Census Office
2420 North Chester St., Office A
Gastonia, NC 28052
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Public Information Office | PIO@census.gov | Last Revised: September 09, 2014