An evening with Betty Ray McCain in Raleigh March 12

An evening with Betty Ray McCain in Raleigh March 12

Betty Ray McCain in October received the John Tyler Caldwell Award for the Humanities. (Keith Tew Photography, courtesy of the North Carolina Humanities Council)

Betty Ray McCain, longtime champion of North Carolina culture and heritage, will be honored on March 12 in Raleigh at an event sponsored by North Carolina's Touchstone Energy cooperatives. "An Evening With Betty Ray McCain" will take place at the N.C. Museum of History auditorium as part of the NC Spin Carolina Collection series. Tickets are $25 per person, which includes the 5:30 p.m. reception. An interview with Ms. McCain begins at 6:30.

Betty Ray McCain was Gov. James B. Hunt's Secretary of Cultural Resources from 1993 to 2001, during which time she opened the new history museum and helped acquire additional land for the N.C. Museum of Art, among other ventures. She also served four terms on the UNC Board of Governors, chaired the UNC-TV board and was inducted into the N.C. Women's Hall of Fame.

For more information, Call NC SPIN at (919) 832-1416.

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