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Wednesday, October 8, 2008
GOV. RITTER, LT. GOV. & FIRST LADY SCHEDULES FOR TODAY (WEDNESDAY, OCT. 8, 2008)
Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2008
7:35 a.m. Lt. Gov. Barbara O'Brien will be walking to school with children fromEllisElementary Schoolin celebration of Colorado Walk to School Day. Location: Ellis Elementary,1651 S. Dahlia St.,Denver.
8 a.m. First Lady Jeannie Ritter will be honored and delivering remarks at theAsianPacificDevelopmentCenter's Annual Fundraising Breakfast. Location: Courtyard by Marriott Denver Cherry Creek, Top floor Banquet Room;1475 S. Colorado Blvd.
8:30 a.m. Gov.Bill Ritterwill kick off a 2½-day Governor's Conference on Managing Drought and Climate Risk. The conference, sponsored by the Colorado Water Conservation Board, will explore threats posed inColoradoby drought and climate change, and examine pro-active steps to address those challenges.Click here for more informationabout the conference, or go towww.cwcb.state.co.usor call Ben Wade at (303) 866-3441 ext 3238.Location: Grand Hyatt Hotel,1750 Welton St.,Denver.
11:45 a.m. Gov. Ritter will join the Obama campaign's "Standing Up for Rural Colorado" tour, appearing at events in Fort Morgan and Windsor.Location: Country Steak Out,19592 E. 8th Ave.,FortMorgan.
4 to 5 p.m. Gov. Ritter and Windsor Mayor John Vazquez will visit several areas ofWindsorthat are recovering from the deadly May tornado.Location: Meet at Town Hall, 301 Walnut,Windsor. Contact Dawn Jaeger for more specific details, 970.674.2414.