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ADVISORY: Vice President Biden to Travel to Pennsylvania to Highlight Recovery Act Broadband Investments

THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Vice President
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For Immediate Release                                                          June 29, 2009

*MEDIA ADVISORY*

Vice President Biden to Travel to Pennsylvania
to Highlight Recovery Act Broadband Investments
Washington, D.C. – On Wednesday, July 1, Vice President Biden will travel to Erie, Pennsylvania, to highlight Recovery Act broadband investments. The Vice President will be joined by Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski, Congresswoman Kathy Dahlkemper and other local officials.
General public tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis from 4:00pm to 7:00pm on Tuesday, June 30, at the main lobby of Seneca High School, 10770 Wattsburg Rd., Erie, PA 16509.
This event is OPEN PRESS, but media must RSVP to press@ovp.eop.gov by Tuesday, June 30, 2009, by 5:00pm EDT.
Media Details are Below:
Vice President Biden to travel to Erie, Pennsylvania
Scheduled Speakers: Vice President Joe Biden
Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke
Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski
Congresswoman Kathy Dahlkemper
 
Date: Wednesday, July 1, 2009
 
Location: Seneca High School
10770 Wattsburg Rd.
Erie, PA 16509
 
Sat Truck Parking: Gymnasium parking area, to the right past main entrance.
 
Press Parking: Gymnasium parking area, to the right past main entrance.
 
Press Entrance: Direct to rear door of gymnasium, follow signs past Press Parking Area.
 
Camera Pre-set: 7:30am to 8:00am EDT
 
Restricted Access: 8:00am to 10:00am EDT
 
Press Arrival: 10:00am EDT
 
Final Press Access: 11:30am EDT
 
Event Begins: 12:00pm EDT
 
Cable Run: 250 feet
 
Throw: 40 feet
 
RSVP: This event is OPEN PRESS, but media must RSVP with the NAME, MEDIA OUTLET, PHONE AND EMAIL for each person planning to cover the event to press@ovp.eop.gov by Tuesday, June 30, at 5:00pm EDT. At the event, you will be required to wear your media credential at all times, either around the neck or pinned to clothing.
For logistical questions, please call Michael Epstein, 202-757-9620
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