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Jon Huntsman announces 2012 GOP presidential primary bid on Tuesday

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below, from Huntsman.....

Orlando, FL - Governor Jon Huntsman today released the details of the announcement of his candidacy for President of the United States on Tuesday, June 21st in New Jersey and New Hampshire.

Further details regarding the announcement tour on Wednesday and Thursday will be released shortly.

Press wishing to travel from the 10 AM event in New Jersey to the 1:20 PM event in New Hampshire should immediately RSVP to Announcement@HuntsmanHQ.com. Space is extremely limited at this time. Cost and billing information will be provided.
The following are events currently scheduled and are subject to change:

Tuesday, June 21st:

*10:00 AM - Makes Major Announcement
Liberty State Park
311 Morris Pesin Drive
Jersey City, NJ 07305
*A live stream of the event will be available on www.Jon2012.com.
*Please see additional logistical information below and attached diagrams:
· 6 AM - Setup Begins
o Vehicle parking is in front of the park office building. No vehicles are allowed on the grass or past the park office building.
o Satellite truck parking is available on the circle behind the park office building only.
§ Cabling distance from press riser to satellite truck parking area is approximately 200 yards.
o Press check-in will be at the press riser
§ Members of the press who are traveling to New Hampshire must identify themselves to press staff for proper credentialing. Transportation to be provided.
o The press riser will have power and mult-boxes available.
o No microphones will be allowed on the podium or stage.
o The throw is approximately 50 feet from press riser to podium.
o The event site is completely outdoors with no cover.
o High-quality lighting will be provided.
· 9:15 AM - Program Begins
· 10 AM (Aprox.) - Governor Huntsman Speaks
*Mel Lukens will be the on-site press contact. He can be reached at 703-980-5990 and mel@showcallusa.com.

10:35 AM - FYI: Travelling Press Board Vehicles to Newark International Airport

*12:35 PM - Arrives at Portsmouth International Airport at Pease
*Transportation will be provided to travelling press while in New Hampshire.

*1:20 PM - Speaks to Supporters at Announcement Rally
Exeter Town Hall
7 Front Street
Exeter, NH 03833
*Please see additional information below:
· 9 AM - Setup Begins
o Satellite truck parking will be available on the South side of Water Street, directly next to the Exeter Town Hall. Spots will be on a first-come, first-served basis
§ Cabling distance from the press riser to satellite truck parking area is approximately 100 yards.
o The throw is approximately 30 feet from press riser to podium.
o The press riser will have power and mult-boxes available.
o High-quality lighting will be provided.
· Press check-in will be located at the entrance of the Exeter Town Hall. All press must check-in and receive credentials to be admitted.
· 1:10 PM - Program Begins. 2:30 PM - Event Concludes.
· There will be a small press filing area on the side of the stage in Exeter Town Hall. Internet access will not be provided.

3:00 PM - FYI: Travelling Press Board Vehicles to Portsmouth International Airport

*4:30 PM -Depart Portsmouth International Airport at Pease to Newark
*For traveling press, there will be a media availability on the return flight to Newark.
*Transportation will be provided from Newark International Airport back to Liberty State Park for press to retrieve their vehicles and then will continue to New York City for press requiring hotel rooms.

Wednesday, June 22nd:

8:45 AM - FYI: Travelling Press Board Vehicles to Newark International Airport

*12:00 PM -Arrives at Columbia Metropolitan Airport
*Transportation will be provided to travelling press while in South Carolina.

*1:40 PM - Tours Small Business
TEC Infra-Red Grills
2741 The Boulevard
Columbia, SC 29209
*Media availability to follow.
*Please understand that this is a working plant, access will be somewhat restricted. Press will have designated areas from which they can cover the Governor's visit. Everyone must wear closed-toe shoes. Safety glasses will be provided.

3:45 PM - Files for Office and Speaks to Political Activists
South Carolina Republican Party
1913 Marion Street
Columbia, SC 29201

7:05 PM - FYI: Travelling Press Board Vehicles to Columbia Metropolitan Airport

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