WASHINGTON, D.C. - Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) today announced several events in Iowa this weekend.  A full list of his public events follows.


Friday, January 31st - Davenport

1:30 P.M.  Tour of the Humility of Mary Homeless Shelter

1016 W. 5th Street


Senator Harkin will tour the Humility of Mary Homeless Shelter to learn about the services and support the shelter provides, and to gain further insight on the housing community in Davenport. In addition to emergency shelter, the Humility of Mary Homeless Shelter provides transitional and permanent supportive housing programs that help men and women experiencing homelessness to become more physically and mentally stable.


Saturday, February 1st - Dubuque

2:30 P.M.  Tour the University of Dubuque Chlapaty Recreation and Wellness Center

University of Dubuque

2000 University Ave.


Senator Harkin will join Jeffrey Bullock, President of the University of Dubuque, for a tour of the Chlapaty Recreation and Wellness Center. The Wellness Center opened on campus in 2008 and includes a two-level fitness center, indoor track, and four multi-use courts for indoor sports. In his role as Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (LHHS subcommittee), Harkin secured $476,000 for construction of the Wellness Center in the 2009 Omnibus Appropriations bill.


Saturday, February 1st -Dubuque

4:30 P.M. Tour the New Dubuque Regional Airport Terminal

Dubuque Regional Airport

Hwy 61


Senator Harkin will tour the new terminal of the Dubuque Regional Airport. The terminal is expected to be completed this summer and will improve the energy efficiency of the airport with the use of Geothermal technology and other energy efficient operations. Harkin has long supported the renovation to the Dubuque Regional Airport and worked to secure $9,141,000 for the new terminal.


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