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President Obama to Participate in White House Rural Economic Forum at Northeast Iowa Community College in Peosta, Iowa
On August 15-17, President Obama will travel to the Midwest on a three-day bus tour. As part of the bus tour, on August 16th, the President and members of his Cabinet will host the White House Rural Economic Forum at Northeast Iowa Community College in Peosta, Iowa. The Forum will bring together small business owners, private sector leaders, rural organizations and government officials to discuss ideas and initiatives to promote economic growth, accelerate hiring, and spur innovation in rural communities and small towns across the nation. The President will hear directly from a variety of rural leaders from across the nation to discuss the importance of growing small businesses and strengthening the middle class in rural America.