Crangle Headquarters Now Open

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

The “Team to Elect Tommy Crangle” announced that its headquarters opened Monday.  Located at 3955 Dayton Blvd, in the heart of Red Bank, across from the Red Bank Baptist Church, headquarters will be staffed by volunteers Monday-Thursday, from 3-7 p.m.

“Opening the headquarters is an exciting time in the life of a campaign," said Jeanne Wood, co-chair of Team to Elect Tommy Crangle.  "We are happy to have such a great location to be accessible to the people of District 27. 

Mr. Crangle will be available each evening from 7-8 p.m. to listen to issues of the District 27 residents.

"We are grateful to the volunteers who have helped us get our headquarters set up and staffed," said Mr. Crangle.  "It is a perfect location in Red Bank, and we appreciate everyone’s enthusiasm. My favorite part of campaigning is meeting and talking with the residents of District 27, so come on by and tell me what you are thinking.  And take a yard sign and some flyers with you."

Mr. Crangle, a professional engineer and former TVA executive, is on the Republican ballot for the Aug. 7 election. Early voting begins, Friday, July 18.

Tennessee House District 27 includes Soddy Daisy, Falling Water, Red Bank, Mowbray, Signal and Lookout Mountains, Lookout Valley and Walden.

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