FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, December 4, 2015
Contact: Holly Eskridge, Office of the Mayor
Charlotte Mayor-Elect Jennifer Roberts hits the ground running on her first day in office December 8, making stops across the city highlighting her objective to expand opportunity. Roberts’ schedule includes ride-alongs with Solid Waste Services and CMPD, the First Ward Park Grand Opening, visits to small businesses, the Domestic Violence Tree Lighting and a visit with the LGBT Chamber of Commerce.
“I am honored and humbled for the opportunity to serve as Mayor for this great city,” said Roberts. “I will be a tireless advocate for expanding opportunity by strengthening our after school programs, making sure that small women- and minority-owned businesses have the resources they need to be successful, and working to strengthen the trust between our police officers and the community to keep Charlotte a safe and productive city.”