Lieutenant Governor Walter Dalton will be the guest speaker for the Morrison Goodman and Deane Dinner hosted by the Richmond County Democratic Party Thursday at the American Legion Post 49, 402 Lakeside Drive in Hamlet at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $10, dress is semi-formal.
Prior to his election as lieutenant governor, Walter Dalton served six terms in the North Carolina Senate.
He also authored the Innovative Education Act and created the Learn and Earn program, which begins to customize learning and offers students an opportunity to get a head start on a good job or a college degree. Students who start the program in the ninth grade can earn a technical degree or complete two years toward a college degree after five years.
Born in Rutherfordton, Dalton graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a B.S. in Business Administration and a law degree. Lt. Gov. Dalton is married to Lucille Hodge Dalton, a former teacher and member of the Rutherford County School Board. Walter and Lucille have been married for the past 37 years and have two children, Brian and Elizabeth.
For more information and to purchase tickets contact Antonio Blue at (910) 582-7380 or Jim Chandler at (9100 571-1448.