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Schedule for the Week of May 30, 2011

On Tuesday, the President will attend meetings at the White House.

On Wednesday, the President will meet with the House Republican Conference at the White House.

On Thursday, the President will meet with the House Democratic Caucus at the White House.

On Friday, the President will visit a Chrysler plant in the Toledo, Ohio, area.


THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 28, 2011

WEEKEND GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR
SUNDAY, MAY 29, AND MONDAY, MAY 30, 2011

On Sunday, the President will travel to Joplin, Missouri. The President's departure from the South Lawn and the arrival at Joplin Regional Airport are open press.

While in Joplin, the President will visit with those in the community who lost so much during last week's deadly, historic tornadoes. The President's visit with the community will be travel pool coverage. The President will see firsthand the devastation caused by the storms and deliver brief remarks at a memorial service held by local clergy and Missouri Governor Jay Nixon for those who lost their lives. The President's remarks at Missouri Southern University are open press.

Later in the afternoon, the President will return to Washington, DC. The President's departure from Joplin Regional Airport and the arrival on the South Lawn are open press.

On Monday, the President and First Lady will host a breakfast for Gold Star Families in the State Dining Room. This event will be closed press.
Afterwards, the President will make Department of Defense personnel announcements in the Rose Garden. The President's personnel announcements are open press.

Later in the morning, the President and First Lady will visit Arlington National Cemetery where the President will participate in a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns. This event is open to pre-credentialed media.

Following the wreath laying ceremony, the President will participate in the Memorial Day Service at the Memorial Amphitheater at Arlington National Cemetery. U.S. Army Military District of Washington Command Chaplain (Colonel) Steve Berry, will deliver the invocation, followed by remarks from Admiral Mike Mullen, Secretary Robert Gates and President Obama. The First Lady will also attend. This event is open to pre-credentialed media.


SUNDAY, MAY 29

EDT

9:30AM In-Town Travel Pool Call Time

10:40AM THE PRESIDENT departs the White House en route Andrews Air Force Base
South Lawn
Open Press (Gather Time 10:20AM- North Doors of the Palm Room)

11:00AM THE PRESIDENT departs Andrews Air Force Base en route Joplin, Missouri
Out-of-Town Travel Pool Coverage (Call Time 9:30AM - Virginia Gate, Andrews Air Force Base)

CDT

12:25PM THE PRESIDENT arrives in Joplin, Missouri
Joplin Regional Airport
Open Press

12:50PM THE PRESIDENT visits with those in the community who lost so much during last week's deadly, historic tornadoes
Joplin, Missouri
Travel Pool Coverage

2:00PM THE PRESIDENT delivers brief remarks at a memorial service held by local clergy and Missouri Governor Jay Nixon for those who lost their lives
Missouri Southern University
Open Press

3:30PM THE PRESIDENT departs Joplin, Missouri en route Andrews Air Force Base
Joplin Regional Airport
Open Press

EDT

6:45PM THE PRESIDENT arrives at Andrews Air Force Base
Out-of-Town Travel Pool Coverage

7:00PM THE PRESIDENT arrives at the White House
South Lawn
Open Press (Gather Time 6:30PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)


MONDAY, MAY 30

EDT

9:00AM In-Town Travel Pool Call Time

9:10AM THE PRESIDENT and the First Lady will host a breakfast for Gold Star Families at the White House
State Dining Room
Closed Press

10:10AM THE PRESIDENT makes Department of Defense personnel announcements
Rose Garden
Open Press (Pre-set 9:00AM - Final Gather 9:30AM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

10:55AM THE PRESIDENT will participate in a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns
Open to pre-credentialed media (Pool Gather Time 10:20AM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

11:15AM THE PRESIDENT will participate in the Memorial Day Service at Arlington National Cemetery
Open to pre-credentialed media


Sunday's In-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: FOX
Print: St. Petersburg Times
Radio: Talk Radio

Sunday's Out-of-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: FOX
Print: The Hill

Monday's In-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: NBC
Print: Scripps Howard
Radio: VOA


Schedule for the Week of May 30, 2011

On Tuesday, the President will meet with the House Republican Conference at the White House.

On Wednesday, the President will meet with the House Democratic Caucus at the White House.

On Thursday, the President will attend meetings at the White House.

On Friday, the President will visit a Chrysler plant in the Toledo, Ohio, area.

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THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 28, 2011

WEEKEND GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR
SUNDAY, MAY 29, AND MONDAY, MAY 30, 2011

On Sunday, the President will travel to Joplin, Missouri. The President's departure from the South Lawn and the arrival at Joplin Regional Airport are open press.

While in Joplin, the President will visit with those in the community who lost so much during last week's deadly, historic tornadoes. The President's visit with the community will be travel pool coverage. The President will see firsthand the devastation caused by the storms and deliver brief remarks at a memorial service held by local clergy and Missouri Governor Jay Nixon for those who lost their lives. The President's remarks at Missouri Southern University are open press.

Later in the afternoon, the President will return to Washington, DC. The President's departure from Joplin Regional Airport and the arrival on the South Lawn are open press.

On Monday, the President and First Lady will host a breakfast for Gold Star Families in the State Dining Room. This event will be closed press.
Afterwards, the President will make Department of Defense personnel announcements in the Rose Garden. The President's personnel announcements are open press.

Later in the morning, the President and First Lady will visit Arlington National Cemetery where the President will participate in a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns. This event is open to pre-credentialed media.

Following the wreath laying ceremony, the President will participate in the Memorial Day Service at the Memorial Amphitheater at Arlington National Cemetery. U.S. Army Military District of Washington Command Chaplain (Colonel) Steve Berry, will deliver the invocation, followed by remarks from Admiral Mike Mullen, Secretary Robert Gates and President Obama. The First Lady will also attend. This event is open to pre-credentialed media.


SUNDAY, MAY 29

EDT

9:30AM In-Town Travel Pool Call Time

10:40AM THE PRESIDENT departs the White House en route Andrews Air Force Base
South Lawn
Open Press (Gather Time 10:20AM- North Doors of the Palm Room)

11:00AM THE PRESIDENT departs Andrews Air Force Base en route Joplin, Missouri
Out-of-Town Travel Pool Coverage (Call Time 9:30AM - Virginia Gate, Andrews Air Force Base)

CDT

12:25PM THE PRESIDENT arrives in Joplin, Missouri
Joplin Regional Airport
Open Press

12:50PM THE PRESIDENT visits with those in the community who lost so much during last week's deadly, historic tornadoes
Joplin, Missouri
Travel Pool Coverage

2:00PM THE PRESIDENT delivers brief remarks at a memorial service held by local clergy and Missouri Governor Jay Nixon for those who lost their lives
Missouri Southern University
Open Press

3:30PM THE PRESIDENT departs Joplin, Missouri en route Andrews Air Force Base
Joplin Regional Airport
Open Press

EDT

6:45PM THE PRESIDENT arrives at Andrews Air Force Base
Out-of-Town Travel Pool Coverage

7:00PM THE PRESIDENT arrives at the White House
South Lawn
Open Press (Gather Time 6:30PM - North Doors of the Palm Room)


MONDAY, MAY 30

EDT

9:00AM In-Town Travel Pool Call Time

9:10AM THE PRESIDENT and the First Lady will host a breakfast for Gold Star Families at the White House
State Dining Room
Closed Press

10:10AM THE PRESIDENT makes Department of Defense personnel announcements
Rose Garden
Open Press (Pre-set 9:00AM - Final Gather 9:30AM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

10:55AM THE PRESIDENT will participate in a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns
Open to pre-credentialed media (Pool Gather Time 10:20AM - North Doors of the Palm Room)

11:15AM THE PRESIDENT will participate in the Memorial Day Service at Arlington National Cemetery
Open to pre-credentialed media


Sunday's In-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: FOX
Print: St. Petersburg Times
Radio: Talk Radio

Sunday's Out-of-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: FOX
Print: The Hill

Monday's In-Town Travel Pool
Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg
Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP
TV Corr & Crew: NBC
Print: Scripps Howard
Radio: VOA


Schedule for the Week of May 30, 2011

On Tuesday, the President will meet with the House Republican Conference at the White House.

On Wednesday, the President will meet with the House Democratic Caucus at the White House.

On Thursday, the President will attend meetings at the White House.

On Friday, the President will visit a Chrysler plant in the Toledo, Ohio, area.

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