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Begich to Visit Southeast, Address AFN Next Week


U.S. Sen. Mark Begich will travel to Sitka, Juneau and Ketchikan next week before heading to Fairbanks Thursday for the annual Alaska Federation of Natives Convention. Begich is speaking to a number of groups in the Southeast towns as well as spending two days in Fairbanks which includes his address to the convention on Friday, October 22. He will also be in Homer on Saturday, October 23. The media is invited to the following:

Monday, October 18

Media Availability                   11:25 - 11:55 am                   Sitka Sentinel (all media)
Sitka Parade                             1:30 pm
Transfer Ceremony on Castle Hill                                          (immediately after parade)

Tuesday, October 19

Joint Rotary Lunch speech       11:45 - 1 pm                         Baranof Hotel
Media Availability                     1:15 - 1:45 pm                     Baranof Hotel

Wednesday, October 20

Ketchikan High School              9 - 9:55 am                          Remarks/Q&A w student body
Media Availability                     11:10-11:45 am                    Ketchikan Daily News (all media)
Chamber Speech                        12 noon                                Cape Fox Lodge

Thursday, October 21

Media Availability                  1 - 1:30 pm                            Carlson Center
Quyana Night                         7 pm                                       Carlson Center

Friday, October 22

Speech to AFN Convention   1:10 pm                                   Carlson Center
Media Availability                  1:40 - 2:10 pm                        Carlson Center

Saturday, October 23

Saturday Coffee                     11 am - 12:15 pm                   Captain's Coffee (open to public)

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