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Wednesday, January 7, 2009
GOV. RITTER AND SENATE-DESIGNEE BENNET TO VISIT COLORADO COMMUNITIES
Following his State of the State Speech on Thursday, Gov. Bill Ritter will spend the next few days visiting communities all acrossColorado, listening to local concerns about the economy and other challenges, and outlining the ideas contained in his annual address.
Michael Bennet, selected last week to replace Ken Salazar in the U.S. Senate, will be joining Gov. Ritter in many of the communities.
The trip starts Friday, ends Tuesday and includes visits toLoveland,Fort Collins,ColoradoSprings, Steamboat Springs,Grand Junction,Puebloand Alamosa.
11:15 a.m. to Noon Gov. Ritter will attend the annual Boots 'N Business luncheon at the National Western Stock Show. He will enter the arena on horseback as part of the Color Guard procession, and then provide remarks prior to the start of the luncheon. Location: National Western Stock Show, 4555 Humboldt,Denver.
1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Gov. Ritter and Michael Bennet will host a community gathering at the Loveland Museum, 503 N. Lincoln Ave., Loveland.
4:15 to 5:45 p.m. Gov. Ritter and Michael Bennet will host a community gathering at the Aztlan Community Center, Eagle Room, 112 Willow St., Fort Collins.
Saturday, Jan. 10, 2009:Glendale,ColoradoSprings
9 to 9:45 a.m. Gov. Ritter will address the Metro Mayors Caucus, Infinity Park Events Center, 4400 E. Kentucky Ave., Glendale.
Noon to 1 p.m. Gov. Ritter and Michael Bennet will host a community gathering atColorado SpringsLibrary/Penrose Library,20 N. Cascade Ave.,Colorado Springs.
2 to 3 p.m. Gov. Ritter and Michael Bennet will meet with the Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce, local businesses and others to discuss the economy and state and federal recovery efforts. Location: Colorado Springs Conservatory andGalileoMath & ScienceSchool,1600 N. Union Blvd.,Colorado Springs.
8 to 9:30 a.m. Gov. Ritter and Michael Bennet will host a community gathering and pancake breakfast at the Sheraton Steamboat Resort,2200 Village Inn Court, Steamboat Springs.
3:45 to 5:15 p.m. Gov. Ritter and Michael Bennet will meet with community members and students at Mesa State College, Science Center, Room SL 100, 1100 North Ave., Grand Junction.
Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2009:Puebloand Alamosa
8 to 9:30 a.m. Gov. Ritter and Michael Bennet will host a community gathering and pancake breakfast at the Pueblo Union Depot,132 West B St.,Pueblo.
9:45 to 10:30 a.m. Gov. Ritter and Michael Bennet will dedicate a new solar park at Colorado State University-Pueblo. From I-25 South, take Exit 101.Turn left onto Colorado 47 East. TakeBonforte Boulevardexit, then turn left (North) ontoBonforte Boulevard. Turn right onBartley Boulevard, stay onBartley Boulevardas it bends around to the North.
2 to 3:30 p.m. Gov. Ritter and Michael Bennet will host a community gathering to discuss the economy and state and federal recovery efforts. Location:AlamosaFamilyRecreationCenter,2222 Old Sanford Road, Alamosa.