TUESDAY IN BEDFORD: SHAHEEN TO ADDRESS THE NEW ENGLAND COUNCIL’S CONGRESSIONAL LUNCHEON

May 22, 2015

Earlier in Portsmouth, Shaheen will tour Strawbery Banke to highlight New Hampshire tourism

Later in Manchester, Senators Shaheen and Ayotte will host forum on Veterans Choice Card Program

 

U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) will address the New England Council’s Congressional Luncheon at the Bedford Village Inn in Bedford on Tuesday, May 26, at 12:00 p.m. Shaheen will highlight her efforts to promote small business growth and job creation in New Hampshire.

Earlier, Shaheen will visit Strawbery Banke at 10:00 a.m. in Portsmouth to discuss the importance of tourism to New Hampshire’s economy. Tourism is one of New Hampshire’s largest industry. Direct spending by people visiting New Hampshire was $4.48 billion in 2012 producing more than $151 million in revenue for the state through meals and rooms taxes.

Later in Manchester, Senators Shaheen and Ayotte will host a forum at 2:00 p.m. at Saint Anselm College with officials from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to discuss the Veterans Choice Card program. The forum will be an opportunity for New Hampshire veterans to ask questions regarding their health care options under the Veterans Choice Card program.

Media planning to attend should RSVP to Nick Brown at Nick_Brown@shaheen.senate.gov.

Visit to Strawbery Banke

WHO:                  

U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH)

WHAT:                

Visit to Strawbery Banke to highlight the importance of tourism to New Hampshire’s economy.

WHEN:                

10:00 a.m.

Tuesday, May 26

WHERE:              

 Strawbery Banke

14 Hancock Street

Portsmouth, NH

Remarks at the New England Council’s Congressional Luncheon

WHO:                  

U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH)

WHAT:                

Remarks to the New England Council

WHEN:                

12:00 p.m.

Tuesday, May 26

WHERE:              

Bedford Village Inn

2 Olde Bedford Way
Bedford, NH

Shaheen, Ayotte Forum with VA Officials on Veterans Choice Card Program

WHO:                  

U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH)

U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH)

WHAT:                

 Forum for New Hampshire veterans on the Choice Card program.  

WHEN:                

2:00 p.m.

Tuesday, May 26

WHERE:              

Saint Anselm College

New Hampshire Institute of Politics

100 Saint Anselm Drive

Manchester, NH