U.S. Rep. Alan Nunnelee to speak

From press reports


Mississippi’s First District U.S. Rep. Alan Nunnelee will be the keynote speaker at the Louisville Rotary Club Wednesday, August 7.

The program begins at noon at Lake Tiak O’Khata.

A Republican, Nunnelee took the oath of office on January 5, 2011 to join the 112th Congress. He presently serves on the House Appropriations Committee. The Mississippi State University graduate also serves on subcommittees dealing with agriculture, energy and water, military construction and veterans affairs.

Prior to joining the Congress, Nunnelee represented Lee and Pontotoc counties in the state Senate. He served as chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee and a leader in national committees on public health.

A Tupelo native, the congressman and his wife, Tori, are the parents of three children, Reed, Emily and Nathan, and have two grandkids. Nunnelee serves as a deacon and Sunday School teacher at Calvary Baptist Church in Tupelo.

Nunnelee also serves as a member of the Mississippi College Board of Trustees.

Over the years, the Mississippian has been active in the Tupelo Youth Baseball , the Community Development Foundation Board of Directors, and the Northeast Mississippi Association of Life Underwriters.

Contact Rotary Club any Rotarian about attending.