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Begich Memorial Day Congressional Recess Events


U.S. Sen. Mark Begich will be in Alaska for the Memorial Day Congressional Recess, attending a number of public events:

Saturday, May 29


Brotherhood, Inc. Scholarship Banquet


6 pm- Hotel Captain Cook

Sunday, May 30


Kodiak Crab Festival and related events

2 pm Media Availability – Chamber Booth, Crab Fest

3 pm- Fishermen’s Memorial - Speaker

Monday, May 31


Korean War Veterans Association Memorial Day Ceremony

Speaker, wreath laying

9:30 am - Delaney Park Strip

Fort Richardson Memorial Day Ceremony

Speaker, wreath laying

Noon - Fort Richardson, National Cemetery

Tuesday, June 1


Talk of Alaska

10 – 11 am – KSKA Radio 91.1 FM

Education Roundtable

Sen. Begich hosts a discussion with Alaska educators on their priorities for education reform

5 – 6:30 pm – UAA Library, 3rd Floor Conference Room

Wednesday, June 2


Food Bank of Alaska

Summer Food Program Kick Off


11 am – Davis Park, Mountain View

Eagle River

Chugiak/Eagle River Chamber of Commerce

Speaker – DC update, Alaska issues

Noon – Elks Club, Eagle River


Youth Summer Employment Opportunities with federal agencies, parks, refuges, etc.

News Conference

Sen. Begich and representatives from several federal agencies will talk about summer youth employment opportunities available in Alaska including with NPS, FWS and BLM.

2 pm – Campbell Creek Science Center

Thursday, June 3


Wall Street Reform Benefits for Alaskans

News Conference

Sen. Begich will join the Consumer Credit Counseling Services for a discussion of some of the provisions of the Wall Street reform bill that will help Alaskans. Alaskans who have needed the services of the CCC in the past year will tell their stories.

9:30 am – Consumer Credit Counseling Agency, 208 E. 4th Avenue


Alaska Job Corps Center

Town Hall with students

2 pm – Alaska Job Corps Center, 800 E Lynn Martin Drive, Palmer
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