|President Obama to Travel to Iowa on Three-Day Economic Bus Tour|
|News Releases - General Info|
|Written by USDA Office of Communications|
|Monday, 15 August 2011 12:41|
WASHINGTON, August 12, 2011– On Monday August 15th, the President will travel to Iowa on his three-day economic bus tour in the Midwest. The President will host a town hall event in Decorah, IA at Seed Savers Exchange. Tuesday, August 16th, he will travel to Peosta, IA for a Rural Economic Forum at Northeast Iowa Community College. The economic bus tour will also feature events in Atkinson and Alpha, Illinois on Wednesday, August 17 before the President returns to Washington.
While in the Midwest, the President will discuss ways to grow the economy, strengthen the middle class and accelerate hiring in communities and towns across the nation and hear directly from Americans, including small business owners, local families, private sector leaders, rural organizations, and government officials. The President knows we must do everything we can to promote economic growth, restore confidence in our nation’s future and enhance the sense of optimism for future generations.
Members of the media who wish to cover the President’s town hall in Decorah, Iowa should RSVP HERE by Saturday, August 13, 2011 at 12:00 p.m. EDT / 11:00 a.m. CDT.
Members of the media who wish to cover the Rural Economic Forum in Peosta, Iowa should RSVP HERE by Saturday, August 13, 2011 at 12:00 p.m. EDT / 11:00 a.m. CDT.
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Monday, August 15, 2011
Town Hall with President Barack Obama in Decorah, IA
Seed Savers Exchange
Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Rural Economic Forum in Peosta, Iowa
Northeast Iowa Community College, Peosta Campus
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