MEDIA ADVISORY: Begich to Visit Kenai Peninsula, Mat-Su Valley, North Slope, Interior
Trip to Alaska Includes Stops in Kenai, Soldotna, Palmer, Wasilla, Barrow, Fairbanks, Anchorage
U.S. Senator Mark Begich today released his schedule for the remainder of the month of August. Sen. Begich will be in several communities including Kenai, Barrow, Anchorage, Wasilla and Fairbanks. The senator will attend a number of events and two town hall meetings. Some of these events may be of interest to the media, including:
Wednesday August 21, 2013 KENAI
What: Magnuson Stevens Act Listening Session
Time: 3:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Where: Challenger Learning Center
9711 Kenai Spur Highway
Senator Begich will speak with representatives from the sport fishing community and collect their ideas for the reauthorization of the Magnuson Stevens Act (MSA.) This is the third listening session Sen. Begich has held on the MSA; the first session was held in Kodiak and focused upon commercial fishing and the second was held in Fairbanks and focused upon subsistence fishing issues.
Thursday August 22, 2013 BARROW
What: Barrow Hospital Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Time: 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Where: Samuel Simmonds Memorial Hospital
Friday August 23, 2013 ANCHORAGE, WASILLA
What: Glen Biegel Show
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Where: 700AM KBYR
What: Wasilla Food Pantry
Time: 10:50 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Where: 501 E Bogard Rd
What: Job Corps Graduation Ceremony
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Where: 800 E. Lynn Martin Drive
Monday August 26, 2013 ANCHORAGE, FAIRBANKS
What: Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs Field Hearing, Anchorage
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Where: Southcentral Foundation Gathering Room
4501 Diplomacy Dr.
What: Veterans Services Summit, Fairbanks
Time: 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Where: UAF Margaret Murie Building
904 Koyukuk Drive
Tuesday August 27, 2013 ANCHORAGE
What: Tribal Conservation Symposium Welcome
Time: 9:15 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Where: BP Energy Center
900 E. Benson Blvd.
What: Talk of Alaska
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Where: Alaska Public Media, 91.1FM KSKA
What: Anchorage Downtown Rotary Remarks
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Where: Dena’ina Center
What: Back-to-School Town Hall
Time: 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Where: Campbell Elementary, 7206 Rovenna Street
Wednesday August 28, 2013 ANCHORAGE
What: Senior Town Hall
Time: 2 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Where: Anchorage Senior Activity Center
1300 E. 19th Avenue