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Wednesday, April 9, 2008
GOV. RITTER TO VISIT PARK, CHAFFEE AND FREMONT COUNTIES ON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
Gov. Bill Ritter will be discussing health care, education and economic development during visits to Chaffee, Park and Fremont counties Friday and Saturday.
Friday, April 11
9 to 10 a.m.: Gov. Ritter will be meeting withParkCountycommissioners and other local officials. Location: Beary Beary Tasty Bakery,600 Main St., Fairplay.
11 a.m. to Noon: Gov. Ritter will host a roundtable discussion focusing on efforts to help youthful criminal offenders learn job skills and improve their education. Location: Buena Vista Correctional Complex, 15125 Highways 24 & 285,Buena Vista.
1:45 to 3:45 p.m.: Gov. Ritter will tour several riverfront and downtown Salida establishments, focusing on tourism and economic-development issues. Tour stops will include the SteamPlant Theater andEventsCenterand the new Heart of theRockiesRegionalMedicalCenter. The tour begins at the Butchers' Table Restaurant,122 North F St., Salida.
4:15 to 5:45 p.m.: Gov. Ritter will host a roundtable with community members regarding education reform, including the Governor's Colorado Achievement Plan for Kids proposal. Location:SalidaMiddle School,520 Milford St.
Saturday, April 12
8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Gov. Ritter will host a town hall meeting with members of the public inCanonCity. Location:PuebloCommunity CollegeFremontCampus,LearningResourceCenter, 51320 W. Highway 50,CanonCity.
10 to 11 a.m. Gov. Ritter will meet with Department of Corrections wardens, employees and their families. Location:ColoradoCorrectionsTrainingAcademy, 2945 Highway 50 East,CanonCity.
11:15 a.m. to Gov. Ritter will host a community meet-and-greet at theFremontCountyWorkforceCenter.