Mary Lou Andrews Blakeney

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Residential address: Runyon Drive, High Point 27260 (map)

Incumbent or challenger? (Open seat)

Age: 68

Campaign website or blog: None

Occupation and employer: Retired registered nurse

Previous electiveexperience (including election campaigns): High Point City Council, 2008-2010

Civic and volunteerexperience (including service on local government commissions and boards): Senior Tar Heel Legislature, Guilford county delegate,health committee; GovernorsCouncil for Sickle Cell Disease; Guilford County Commission on Aging; chair,Guilford County Nursing Home Community Advisory Committee; member, PiedmontTriad Regional Council; state advocate, NC AARP; High Point AARP; High PointConvention and Visitors Bureau; board, High Point United Way, African-AmericanInitiatives; KinGap; Macedonia Family Center; president, National Conclave ofGrady Graduate Nurses Inc.; National Black Nurses Association; American NursesAssociation; chair, African-AmericanCaucus of Guilford County Democratic Party; founder, February 11 Association;former member, Guilford County Board of Health; Open Door Ministries (past);East Side Senior Citizens Group (past); Community Clinic of High Point (past)

Education (highest degreeattained and name of institution): Diploma,Grady Memorial Hospital School of Nursing, Atlanta

Where were you born? Lumberton

When did you move to HighPoint? 1955

Paid consultants workingon campaign: None

Campaign manager: To be decided

Treasurer: Betty Byrd

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