Shuck and Jive

Monday, July 27, 2009

President Obama in Bristol

President Obama is going to hang around my mountain for a while on Wednesday. He is speaking to Kroger employees in Bristol, Virginia. It is a private party.


Democracy Now! Tri-Cities is urging anyone who wants healthcare reform to be there! Here is the skinny:

FOR THE PAST SEVERAL MONTHS, the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) has initiated its Change that Works project in every state of the union, to fight for real health care reform. This coming Wednesday, July 29, SEIU Change that Works activists in our region will be holding a press conference to stress the importance of health care reform based on inclusiveness and universal coverage. This event has been scheduled to coincide with the visit in Bristol by President Barack Obama on the same day. The President will be speaking at around 4:00 p.m. at a closed-door forum at the Kroger store located at 31 Midway Street in Bristol, VA. Tickets have been reserved for Kroger employees and only those with tickets will be admitted to the event.

The SEIU press conference will take place at 1:30 p.m, at 20 Wagner Street, Bristol, VA (click here for map). They have requested that as many people as possible be present at that event, which will include not only local, but also national media as well. This is an urgent call for everyone who can make it to be at 20 Wagner Street in Bristol, VA, at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 29, to help make the case for radical health care reform now!

For more information about this event, call Adam Brien at 270-703-3141. Please help spread the word.
The word is spread.

1 comment:

  1. Should we skip work for a while and go, John? You can blame me!