McMorris Rodgers to Focus on Veterans During District Work Period

May 26, 2009

(Washington, D.C.)  Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers will spend Congress’ May district work period meeting with and honoring Eastern Washington veterans, military members and their families. 

“We must remember and honor our fallen soldiers and pray for those who are serving—not just on Memorial Day, but year round,” McMorris Rodgers said.  “I look forward to hearing the concerns of Eastern Washington veterans as well as connect them with the many services and benefits available to them.”

McMorris Rodgers will attend these veteran and military-related events during the next week:

Monday, May 25, 2009

9:00 a.m.Chewelah Kiwanis Breakfast
Free Methodist Church, 203 North 2nd Street E, Chewelah, WA  

10:00 a.m. Colville Memorial Day Service
Calvary Cemetery, East 7th Street, Colville, WA 

1:00 p.m. Eastern Washington Veterans Cemetery Groundbreaking
West Espanola Road, Medical Lake, WA 

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

7:30 a.m. Update to GSI Armed Services Committee
Closed to public and press

Friday, May 29, 2009

11:00 a.m. Fairchild Air Force Base Visit
Closed to public and press

Saturday, May 30, 2009

10:00 a.m. Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers’ Third Annual Veterans and Military Family Resource Fair
10:30 a.m. Town Hall with McMorris Rodgers and Veterans Affairs Representatives
11:30 a.m. Ribbon Cutting of Veteran Outreach Center’s new community outreach vehicle
WSU Spokane Riverpoint Campus, 412 East Spokane Falls Blvd

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