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President Obama Visits Hillsborough Community College for Grassroots Event


Free tickets to see President Obama at the Dale Mabry Campus of Hillsborough Community College are available for pickup today.

Tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis at these locations:

  • Ybor City, 1702 North 14th St.
  • St. Petersburg, 951 Central Ave., Suite A
  • Riverview, 11215 Bloomingdale Ave.
  • Wesley Chapel, 29141 Chapel Park Drive

The President will make the campaign stop at the campus gymnasium on Friday, June 22.  Doors open at 1 p.m.  and Obama is scheduled to speak sometime in the "late afternoon," according to the press release.
The Obama Campaign is calling it a "Campaign Grassroots Event." From the press release:

At the event, President Obama will continue to outline how far we’ve come and the clear choice that voters face in this election: whether we continue to move our country forward by creating an economy that’s built to last based on a strong, secure middle class, or go back to the same failed policies that led to the financial crisis that left middle-class Americans struggling to make ends meet.

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