THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Vice President
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For Immediate Release                                                             August 3, 2009
**MEDIA ADVISORY**
Vice President Biden to Travel to Detroit, Michigan
Washington, D.C. – On Wednesday, August 5, Vice President Biden will travel to Detroit, MI, where he will deliver remarks on the economy.
In Detroit, Vice President Biden will discuss the immediate steps we have taken to rescue our economy and the long-term investments we are making to rebuild for the future. He will discuss how we build a new economic foundation strong enough to withstand future economic storms and support lasting prosperity and how we recapture the spirit of innovation that has always moved America forward.
A limited number of general public tickets for the Vice President’s event in Detroit are available on a first-come, first-served basis on Tuesday, August 4, from 12:00 PM EDT to 1:00 PM EDT in the main lobby of NextEnergy located on 461 Burroughs Street, Detroit, MI 48202. Please park on the street.
Media Details:

Vice President Biden to travel to Detroit, Michigan


Event Speakers: Vice President Biden
Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm
Local Officials
 
Date: August 5, 2009
 
Location: NextEnergy
461 Burroughs Street
Detroit, MI 48202
 
Press Entrance: York Street
 
Sat Truck Parking: Main Lot, directed on site
 
General Parking: Lot 11, Wayne State University
 
Camera Preset: 8:00 - 9:00 AM EDT
 
Restricted Access: 9:00 – 10:00 AM EDT
 
Press Arrival: 10:00 AM EDT
 
Final Press Access: 11:30 AM EDT
 
Event Begins: 12:00 PM EDT
 
Cable Run: 200 feet
 
Throw: 60 feet
 
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 Tuesday, August 4, at 5:00 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 logistical questions please call Catherine Welker 202-757-9830

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