Tuesday, September 16, 2008


Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008
10 a.m.                        Gov. Ritter will join dozens of county clerks and county commissioners at a news conference to urge Colorado voters to cast their ballots during early voting or to vote by mail. Expecting record turnout and a lengthy ballot, election officials are encouraging voters to avoid long lines on Nov. 4 by taking advantage of early voting and vote-by-mail options.
                                    Location: West Steps, State Capitol.
Noon                           Gov. Ritter will deliver remarks during Colorado Education Commissioner Dwight Jones' inaugural "Commissioner's Cup" luncheon. The Commissioner's Cup luncheon will celebrate 39 schools that are beating the odds and closing achievement gaps. The event will also formally launch the Colorado Legacy Foundation, a nonprofit founded by the Colorado Department of Education to partner with business leaders and philanthropists for entrepreneurial public education endeavors.
                                    Note: The event starts at 11:30 a.m.
Location: Donald R. Seawell Grand Ballroom, Denver Center for the Performing Arts, 14th and Curtis.