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Vice President Biden to Travel to Detroit, Michigan

Office of the Vice President
For Immediate Release                                                             August 3, 2009
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 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