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President Obama official schedule and guidance, Aug. 14, 15, 2010. To Panama City, Fl.

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THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 13, 2010

WEEKEND GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

SATURDAY, AUGUST 14, AND SUNDAY, AUGUST 15, 2010

On Saturday, the First Family will travel to Florida's Gulf Coast and spend the weekend in Panama City Beach, FL. While in Panama City Beach, the President and First Lady will join area small business owners and Navy Secretary Ray Mabus for a roundtable discussion of the recovery. In June, the President asked Secretary Mabus, a former governor of Mississippi and a son of the Gulf Coast, to develop a long-term Gulf Coast Restoration Plan. There will be a pool spray of the roundtable. Following the roundtable discussion, the President will make a statement. The President's remarks will be open press.

On Sunday, the First Family will return to Washington, DC.

Saturday's In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: ABC

Print: Washington Examiner

Radio: Talk Radio

Saturday's Out-of-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: ABC

Print: Politico

Radio: FOX

Sunday's In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CBS

Print: Washington Post

Radio: VOA

Sunday's Out-of-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CBS

Print: Tribune

Radio: FOX

Saturday, August 14, 2010

EDT

8:30AM In-Town Travel Pool Call Time

9:30AM THE FIRST FAMILY departs the White House

South Lawn

Open Press (Pre-set 9:00AM - Final Gather 9:15AM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

9:45AM THE FIRST FAMILY departs Andrews Air Force Base en route Panama City, Florida

Andrews Air Force Base

Out-of-Town Travel Pool (Call Time 8:30AM - Virginia Gate, Andrews Air Force Base)

CDT

10:50AM THE FIRST FAMILY arrives in Panama City, Florida

Tyndall Air Force Base

Open Press

11:20AM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY participate in a roundtable discussion with locals

Coast Guard Station Panama City, Panama City Beach, Florida

Travel Pool Coverage

12:05PM THE PRESIDENT delivers a statement to the press on Gulf Coast Recovery

Coast Guard Station Panama City, Panama City Beach, Florida

Open Press

Sunday, August 15, 2010

CDT

1:40PM THE FIRST FAMILY departs Panama City, Florida en route Andrews Air Force Base

Tyndall Air Force Base

Open Press

EDT

3:00PM In-Town Travel Pool Call Time

4:35PM THE FIRST FAMILY arrives at Andrews Air Force Base

Out-of-Town Travel Pool

4:50PM THE FIRST FAMILY arrives at the White House

South Lawn

Open Press (Pre-set 4:20PM - Final Gather 4:35PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

Schedule for Week of August 16, 2010

On Monday, the President will travel to Menominee Falls, Wisconsin, where he will tour ZBB Energy, Inc. and deliver remarks to workers. While in the state, the President will also visit Milwaukee where he will headline events for Mayor Tom Barrett and the Wisconsin Democratic Party. Later, the President will travel to Los Angeles, CA and headline events for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.

On Tuesday, the President will travel to Seattle, WA to talk about strengthening the economy and creating jobs. While in Seattle, he will also headline events for Senator Patty Murray.

On Wednesday, the President will discuss the economy in the Columbus, OH, area. While there, he will also headline events for Governor Ted Strickland and the Ohio Democratic Party. Later on Wednesday, the President will travel to Florida to headline an event for the Florida Democratic Party.

On Thursday, the Obama family will travel to Martha's Vineyard. After a busy and productive July, they are looking forward to returning to Martha's Vineyard to spend time together as a family before heading back to Washington on the 29th.

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2 Comments

Is President Obama going to be at his desk in Washington,D.C. any more this month or is he going to be vacationing and fund raising all of August? I want a president who works more than vacations.

Does anyone know anything about president Obama coming to southern Ohio?

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