The administration of President Barack Obama continues to lavish attention on North Carolina as we get closer to the 2012 election year.
On Monday, Kathleen Sebelius, the secretary of Health and Human Services, will join Congressman G.K. Butterfield in meeting with hospital officials, doctors, patients and other key health officials at East Carolina Heart Institute at Pitt County Memorial Hospital.
She will be highlighting the Partnership for Patients program which is designed to reduce preventable injuries and complications.
On Thursday, Tammy Duckworth, an assistant secretary for Veterans Affairs, will speak to the Wayne County Middle College High School graduation in Goldsboro. She is a decorated Black Hawk helicopter pilot who lost both her legs in Iraq. The school was chosen as one of six finalists in Obama's Commencement Challenge which recognizes schools that excel in preparing students.
Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz was in Raleigh this past Wednesday to meet with party leaders.
Earlier this month, First Lady Michelle Obama and Jill Biden, the wife of vice president Joe Biden visited the Marine's Camp Lejeune.