Grassley begins town meetings with Iowans in 14 counties Print
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Written by Grassley Press   
Monday, 29 August 2011 09:23

WASHINGTON – Senator Chuck Grassley will hold town meetings in 14 Iowa communities today through Thursday.  


Starting this afternoon, the meetings will take place in Carroll, Denison, HarlanOaklandRed OakAtlanticOnawaMissouri ValleyGlenwoodSidneyShenandoahBedford, Corning and Audubon  


“I look forward to these meetings to hear directly from Iowans and to have the kind of dialogue that’s needed for the process of representative government to work.  I like to say it’s a two-way street.  I need to go to people to answer questions and listen to comments, and they need to come out and participate in the discussion.  The meetings are open to the public.  Everyone’s invited.”  


Grassley has held a constituent meeting in every one of Iowa’s 99 counties every year since he was first elected to the U.S. Senate.  After the 14 town meetings this week, he will have held a constituent meeting in every Iowa county this year.  


In addition to regular meetings in Iowa, and Grassley participates in many meetings beyond one in every county, every year, the Iowa senator responds to every constituent letter, email and phone call.  Grassley also communicates with Iowans on Facebook, Twitter and at  He is a regular guest on public affairs programs statewide where he responds to questions from Iowans on any subject.  


Separately this month, Grassley participated in a wind-farm groundbreaking ceremony in Iowa Falls, attended the Iowa State Fair, and spoke to the National Foundation for Women Legislators.  He also participated in a General Aviation Manufacturers Association event at the Rockwell Collins’ hangar at the Eastern Iowa Airport in Cedar Rapids and spoke at Rotary Club meetings in Bettendorf and Ames.  The U.S. Senate is scheduled to reconvene on Tuesday, September 6.  


Below is more information about the town meetings this week.  Grassley will be available for interviews with local reporters for 15 minutes after every meeting.  


Monday, August 29  


3-4 p.m.  

Carroll County Town Meeting  

New Hope Village Activity Center Gymnasium  

1211 East 18th Street in Carroll  


5-6 p.m.  

Crawford County Town Meeting  

Denison Municipal Utilities Community Room  

721 Broadway in Denison  


Tuesday, August 30  


8-9 a.m.  

Shelby County Town Meeting  

Harlan Public Library  

718 Court Street in Harlan  


10-11:30 a.m.  

Pottawattamie County Ag Town Meeting  

Oakland Community Building  

129 Harrison Street in Oakland  


1-2:30 p.m.  

Montgomery County Ag Town Meeting  

Montgomery County Family YMCA  

101 East Cherry Street in Red Oak  


3:30-5 p.m.  

Cass County Ag Town Meeting  

Cass County Community Center Medium Room  

805 West 10th in Atlantic  


Wednesday, August 31  


7:30-8:30 a.m.  

Monona County Town Meeting  

Onawa Community Center  

320 10th Street in Onawa  


10-11 a.m.  

Harrison County Town Meeting  

United Western Coop  

222 East Lincoln Highway in Missouri Valley  


1-2 p.m.  

Mills County Town Meeting  

Glenwood Senior Center  

20 North Vine in Glenwood  


3-4 p.m.  

Fremont County Town Meeting  

Sidney Senior Center in the Northridge Shopping Center  

2820 Northridge Road in Sidney  


4:45-5:45 p.m.  

Page County Town Meeting  

Shenandoah Medical Center Rapp Meeting Room  

300 Pershing Avenue in Shenandoah  


Thursday, September 1  


8-9 a.m.  

Taylor County Town Meeting  

Taylor County Farm Bureau Meeting Room  

607 Pollock Boulevard in Bedford  


10:15-11:15 a.m.  

Adams County Town Meeting  

Corning Community Building  

601 6th Street in Corning  


1:30-2:30 p.m.  

Audubon County Town Meeting  

Audubon County Economic Development Community Room  

800 Market Street in Audubon  



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