This blog,originally founded by Blogger, who is listed in Marquis Who's Who and is a recipient of the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. He holds a theological degree and a doctorate in Counseling Psychology. Taught Psychology for 32 years and is now Professor Emeritus. Is a board-certified psychologist and was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award in his profession. Ministered as a chaplain, and pastored Baptist and Episcopal churches. Publications cover the integration of psychology and theology. Served in the Army, the Merchant Marines and the Peace Corps.

Thursday, November 29, 2007

Dr. Jerry Butler to Run for State Senate

Dr. Jerry Butler announced at the Republican Christmas Party, he will be running for the state senate next year. Touched a little emotionally, Dr. Butler shared with the group his early childhood in a family who had adopted him and who taught him the values of hard work. Those values helped him work his way through school. Because of his experience in a farm family, his building of small businesses here in Watauga County, his professional life as a dentist, and his many community service roles, he knows he can understand the needs of citizens from many walks of life. He sees himself as very people focused. Because he describes himself as a conservative, we are of course, very excited to have him running.

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