THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Vice President
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For Immediate Release                                                   September 3, 2009
**MEDIA ADVISORY**
Vice President Biden to Travel to Pittsburgh on Labor Day
Washington, D.C. – On Monday, September 7, Vice President Biden will travel to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to kick-off the city’s annual Labor Day parade.
This event is OPEN PRESS. Additional media details are below.
Media Details:
Vice President Biden to travel to Pittsburgh, PA
Event Speaker: Vice President Joe Biden
Date: September 7, 2009
Location: Mellon Arena
Outside Gate 1
66 Mario Lemieux Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Press Entrance: Centre Avenue
Sat Truck Parking: East parking lot off
Centre Avenue
Camera Preset: 5:00 – 6:00 AM EDT
Restricted Access: 6:00 – 7:30 AM EDT
Press Arrival: 7:30 AM EDT
Final Press Access: 8:30 AM EDT
Event Begins: 9:15 AM EDT
Throw: 30 feet,
Cable Run: 500 feet, **bring cable covers**
RSVP: This event is OPEN PRESS. Media must RSVP with the NAME, POSITION (Reporter, TV Camera, Photog, etc.) MEDIA OUTLET, PHONE and EMAIL for each person planning to cover the event to press@ovp.eop.gov by Sunday, September 6, at 3:00 PM EDT. At the event, you will be required to wear your outlet’s media credential at all times, either around the neck or pinned to clothing.
Ground Contact: For press logistics questions, please call Samantha Finke at 202-590-8248

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