Bloomberg will maintain a rally on the Gasoline campus in Winston-Salem, one other in Greensboro, Thursday morning. Biden’s sister visits Greensboro. | Native information

Campus gas grill and bar on Polo Road near Wake Forest University.

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Michael Bloomberg will hold a small rally at the Campus Gas restaurant in Winston-Salem on Thursday morning to kick off the first day of early voting in North Carolina according to his campaign and ownership of the restaurant.

Former New York City Mayor, billionaire, will appear in Winston-Salem at 7:30 a.m. Doors open at 7:00 a.m. The rally is scheduled to end at 8:30 a.m.

The rally is limited to around 90 people, according to Ben Ingold, the restaurant’s owner and manager. This corresponds to the capacity of the restaurant at 1231 Polo Road.

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Ingold said the campaign reached out to the restaurant and rented the space about the event.

After graduating from Winston-Salem, Bloomberg will go to its Greensboro field office at 300 S. Elm St. to perform at 9:30 am. Doors open at 9 a.m. in Greensboro

Thursday’s visit is Bloomberg’s third state visit, and he’ll end his day with an appearance in Raleigh.

Former Vice President Joe Biden’s sister, Valerie Biden Owens, will perform on his behalf in the Dudley Building at NC A&T University. On the Biden campaign website, Owens was described as one of Biden’s longtime political advisers. Owens is scheduled to be on campus between 12:45 p.m. and 1:30 p.m.

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