First Lady Michelle Obama will make a second attempt to visit Central Virginia, with a two stop swing planned for this Thursday. Mrs. Obama will speak at Mary Washington College at 5pm on September 13th.
Specific information on a second stop in Central Virginia has not been released.
The First Lady attempted to hold rallies in both Charlottesville and Fredricksburg on July 20th, but both events were canceled after the Colorado movie theatre shooting tragedy.
Both events will be free and open to the public, but tickets will be required and must be obtained ahead of time. Tickets for the Fredricksburg event will be released starting tomorrow at the local OFA field office.
We will update you when we learn specifics about the second stop.
*** UPDATE: Mrs. Obama will speak at Richmond's Carpenter Center at 2pm.
WHAT: First Lady Michelle Obama Speaks to Richmond Grassroots Supporters
WHEN: 2:00 PM EDT September 13, 2012
WHERE: Richmond CenterStage, Carpenter Theater, 600 East Grace Street, Richmond, VA 23219
Press/Public Access: 11:30 AM EDT
Richmond Ticket info:
Tickets are available on Tuesday, September 11, from 7:00-9:00 PM EDT, and starting Wednesday, September 12, at 8:00 AM EDT.
Organizing for America—Richmond, 408 E. Main Street Richmond, VA 23219
Organizing for America—Henrico, 2720 Enterprise Parkway, Suites 103 & 105, Henrico, VA 23294
Here is the official release from the campaign:
THURSDAY: First Lady Michelle Obama to Speak to Grassroots Supporters in Fredericksburg and Central Virginia
CHICAGO, IL – On Thursday, September 13, First Lady Michelle Obama will travel to Virginia, where she will speak to grassroots supporters in Fredericksburg and Central Virginia. The First Lady will speak about what’s at stake in this election for Virginians and encourage them to help organize their communities between now and November. And, as part of the campaign’s It Takes One effort, the First Lady will ask every supporter to help grow Obama for America’s national grassroots network.
The First Lady’s events are free and open to the public. Tickets are required due to limited space, and will be available to the public starting on a first-come, first-served basis at the following pick-up location below.
Details on the First Lady’s event in Central Virginia are forthcoming.
WHAT: First Lady Michelle Obama Speaks to Fredericksburg Grassroots Supporters
WHEN: 5:00 PM EDT , September 13, 2012
WHERE: University of Mary Washington, William M. Anderson Center, 1301 College Avenue, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Press/Public Access: 2:30 PM EDT
CROWD ACCESS INFORMATION:
Tickets are available starting on a first-come, first-served basis at the following location and time:
Tickets are available starting Tuesday, September 11, at 5:00 PM EDT.
1281 Central Park Boulevard
Fredericksburg, VA 22401