Former mayor of Raleigh Charles Meeker visited the club Wednesday February 3, 2016. Mayor Meeker talked about the challenges he faced while in office between 2001 and 2011. Cleaning the city’s water supply, renovating the downtown area, building the convention center all occurred under his watch.
He was elected in 2001 and reelected for a fifth consecutive two-year term in 2009. His fifth term tied him with Avery Upchurch as Raleigh’s longest-serving mayor.
Mr. Meeker is currently running for the NC Commissioner of Labor.
In club news, Stephens Catering has been hired as our new catering service.