Senator will address convention on Thursday

Des Moines, Iowa - The Iowa Federation of Labor will be holding its annual convention this week at Prairie Meadows. Hundreds of labor union officials and delegates will be in attendance, and other guests will be speaking throughout the week. The Iowa Federation of Labor was honored when Former Virginia Senator, Jim Webb agreed to address the convention this Thursday.

Jim Webb, former Senator from Virginia, has been a combat Marine, a counsel in the Congress, an assistant Secretary of the Navy, an Emmy award winning journalist, a film-maker, and the author of ten books.

What: Former Virginia Senator, Jim Webb addresses the IFL Convention

When: Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 10 am

Where: Prairie Meadows (Altoona)

Media is invited to sit in on his address to the convention. There may be time after his address for interviews outside of the convention floor.