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Michelle Obama, July 12, 13, 14

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Monday, July 12th - First Lady Michelle Obama will attend the 101st annual convention of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in Kansas City, Missouri. There she will deliver remarks about the Let's Move! initiative and its goal of solving the challenge of childhood obesity within a generation. This 10:45 AM CDT speech is open press.

Later in the day, Mrs. Obama will travel to Panama City Beach, Florida, to meet with members of the community and discuss the impact of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. The First Lady will begin her visit with a briefing by officials and local leaders with pooled press access at the top of the meeting. She will then speak to the Panama City Beach community at an open press event in the early evening. To attend the open press event, please RSVP to this link. Further coverage details will be announced in the coming days.

Tuesday, July 13th - Mrs. Obama will launch the new Let's Move! website by hosting a morning web chat with a live online audience facilitated by AOL Health. Questions can be submitted for the First Lady in advance of the chat via email (, on AOL, and during the live event. The web chat will be streamed live on and AOL at 10:00 AM EDT.

Wednesday, July 14th - Mrs. Obama will welcome young people from the Washington, DC area to the White House for another South Lawn Series event, this time featuring tennis. The First Lady will be joined by 2010 Wimbledon Champion Serena Williams for interactive tennis activities, working with the United States Tennis Association (USTA) to provide courts and equipment scaled to size for kids on the White House grounds for this event. This 11:00 am EDT event is open to press.


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