NC DHHS Secretary Dr. Mandy Cohen to Speak at League of Women Voters Event

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

NC DHHS Secretary Dr. Mandy Cohen to Speak at League of Women Voters Event

RALEIGH, NC, September 14, 2017 - The League of Women Voters of Wake County’s Timely Topics luncheon will feature Dr. Mandy Cohen, Secretary of the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). The luncheon is at the NCSU University Club on Friday, September 29th at noon. This event is open to the public, and the $20 ticket includes lunch. For more information or to purchase a ticket, go to www.lwvwake.org.

Since being appointed as Secretary of the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services, Dr. Mandy Cohen and her team have worked to improve the health, safety, and well-being of North Carolinians. Among her top priorities are combating the opioid crisis, building a strong, efficient Medicaid program, and improving early childhood education.

The League of Women Voters of Wake County is a grassroots nonpartisan political organization working to encourage active participation in government, increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influence public policy through education and advocacy. The League of Women Voters does not endorse or oppose political parties or candidates for office. Learn more at www.lwvwake.org.

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