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ADVISORY: Vice President Biden, Secretary Chu to Make Recovery Act Grant Awards Announcement

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Vice President
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For Immediate Release                                                        August 25, 2009

**MEDIA ADVISORY**
Vice President Biden, Secretary Chu to Make Recovery Act Grant Awards Announcement
WASHINGTON, D.C. – At 10:00 AM EDT on Wednesday August 26, Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of Energy Steven Chu will make an American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) grant awards announcement. This event will take place at the Department of Energy and will be OPEN PRESS. Additional media details are below.
Media Details:
Vice President Biden, Secretary Chu to make American Recovery and Reinvestment Act grant awards announcement
Event Speakers:
Vice President Biden
Energy Secretary Steven Chu
Date:
August 26, 2009
Location:
Department of Energy, Main Auditorium
1000 Independence Ave. SW
Washington, DC 20585
Press Entrance:
Main Entrance (10th and Independence Ave.

Sat Truck Parking:
10th St. (South of Independence Ave.)

Press access:
8:45 AM            
                      
Final press access:
9:30 AM

Event begins:
10:00 AM

Cable Run:
500 feet

Throw:
65 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 8:00 AM on Wednesday August 26. 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 Nora Cohen (202) 503-5568