THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 19, 2009
WHITE HOUSE ANNOUNCES 2009 GOVERNORS’ DINNER
The White House announced today that the President and First Lady will welcome the National Governors Association to the White House on Sunday, February 22nd for the 2009 Governors’ Dinner. The evening will feature performances by the Marine Corps band and music legends Earth Wind and Fire.
"The White House is the place where our bond as Americans is strengthened," said Desiree Rogers, White House Social Secretary. "We look forward to welcoming the nation’s governors to celebrate our democratic ideals, our diversity, our shared values and the best of the American spirit."
Further details about the event will be released in the coming days.