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Michelle Obama in San Francisco to boost volunteerism

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WASHINGTON--First Lady Michelle Obama and California First Lady Maria Shriver--both Chicago born--team up Monday in San Francisco to promote volunteerism and public service.

My photos of Mrs. Obama, Shriver, Oprah Winfrey and Caroline Kennedy taken on Feb. 3, 2008, before the California primary here.

Below, release from East Wing...


Monday, June 22nd: Continuing her commitment to community service, First Lady Michelle Obama will join California's First Lady Maria Shriver to kick off the 2009 National Conference on Volunteering and Service. Both first ladies will make brief remarks and work on a community playground service project with volunteers at a mid-day event at Bret Harte Elementary School in San Francisco.

Also on Monday, First Lady Michelle Obama will give the keynote address at the 2009 National Conference on Volunteering and Service hosted by the Corporation for National and Community Service and the Points of Light Institute. The annual conference will include thousands of volunteers and service leaders from across the country to discuss and further engage in community service. This event will be held at the Moscone Center in San Francisco and the First Lady is expected to speak around 5:00 PM.

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