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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

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