Marty Gordon
Contributing writer

State Delegate Nick Rush (R-7th District) Sunday held what has turned into an annual event—a “Pick-Nick” at Randolph Park. Over 40 people attended the eighth annual event.


Photo by Marty Gordon
State Del. Nick Rush (third from left) greeted visitors at a picnic Sunday at Randolph Park in Pulaski. Also pictured are: (from left) James Radcliffe, Del. Ben Cox who is the speaker of the House, and Montgomery County Sheriff Hank Partin.

Rush said the picnic is a great way for him to connect with constituents and supporters in a festive-type environment. The name “Pick Nick” came as a suggestion by his late-grandmother.

“It’s a cute spin on words,” he said.

Rush cited several accomplishments over his past seven years as a legislator and bragged about the items that have helped to grow the economy here in the New River Valley.

“That has been…



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