Media Advisory: Rooney to Hold Events with Charlotte County Farmers, Veterans, Business Leaders
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Tom Rooney (FL-16) today announced the following schedule of events in Charlotte County on Tuesday, August 7:
9:30 AM – Rooney to Meet with Representatives of the Agricultural and Natural Resources Advisory Committee
WHAT: Congressman Rooney will discuss federal farm policy, the 2012 Farm Bill, and his role as Chairman of the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy and Poultry.
WHERE: 1451 State Road 31
11:30 AM – Rooney to Speak at Rededication of the Military Order of the Purple Heart Monument
WHAT: Congressman Rooney will speak at a ceremony to rededicate the Purple Heart Monument at Laishley Park.
WHERE: Veteran’s Garden
Following the ceremony, Congressman Rooney will attend a reception at American Legion Post 110 Legion, 3152 Harbor Boulevard, Port Charlotte.
2:00 PM – Rooney to Host Business Roundtable
WHAT: Congressman Rooney will host a roundtable with local business leaders to discuss his plan to create an environment where the private sector can grow and hire new workers.
WHERE: Regions Bank
1401 Tamiami Trail
4:00 PM – Rooney to Visit Charlotte County Veterans Service Center
WHAT: Congressman Rooney will visit the Charlotte County Veterans Service Center. Rooney’s office works with the Veterans Service Officer to help local veterans receive their VA benefits.
WHERE: Veterans Service Center
1050 Loveland Blvd
5:00 PM – Rooney to Attend Reception with Local Veterans
WHAT: Congressman Rooney will attend a reception honoring veterans in Charlotte County.
WHERE: Military Heritage Museum
1200 West Retta Esplanade, Unit 48