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Barack Obama to Host Community Event in New Orleans

February 06, 2008 1:00 AM


Kathryn Hobgood

On Thursday, February 7, 2008, Senator Barack Obama will host a community event at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana.


WHERE: Tulane University
Avron B. Fogelman Arena in the Devlin Fieldhouse
Freret St. and McAlister Dr.
New Orleans, LA

WHEN: Doors Open: 7:45 a.m.

Program Begins: 9:45 a.m.

The event is free and open to the public, but an RSVP is strongly encouraged. Please RSVP by visiting http://la.barackobama.com/neworleans. Admission is based on a first come, first served basis.

Media Coverage: This event is open to the press. For credentials please visit http://www.barackobama.com/mediarsvp

Media Pre-set Time: 6:00 a.m. to 6:30 a.m. (Equipment must be dropped at the site by 6:30 a.m.; media will not have access to the site from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m.).

Media Access: 7:30 a.m.

Throw: 45 ft.

Cable run: 400 ft.

Live Truck Parking and Press Entrance: McAlister Dr.

Limited workspace is available.

Wireless internet is available.

*For security reasons, do not bring bags and limit personal belongings. No signs or banners permitted.*

Contact for logistical and planning purposes only: Ryan Hutcherson, 312-520-5944 or rhutcherson@barackobama.com