kicks off statewide bond referendum campaign
U.Va. And PVCC Presidents Invite Community Leaders To Public
August 29, 2002--
Tuesday, Sept. 3, Gov. Mark Warner will kick off a statewide campaign
to educate citizens of the Commonwealth about the upcoming $900
million general obligation bond referendum that is vital to the
future of higher education.
begins with a rally at Virginia Commonwealth University and will
unfold throughout the week with regional rallies at colleges and
universities across the state.
John T. Casteen III will join U.Va. students on a Student Council-sponsored
bus trip to Richmond for the kick-off event, which will include
remarks by the governor, Lt. Governor Tim Kaine and Attorney General
Sept. 4, Casteen and PVCC President Frank Friedman are inviting
community leaders to a question-and-answer discussion about the
issues relating to the upcoming referendum and how it will effect
the Charlottesville and Albemarle communities. The meeting will
take place at 8 a.m. at Carr’s Hill.
Reporters are invited to attend both events. For more information
about covering Wednesday’s meeting, contact Carol Wood, director
of news services, at (434) 924-6189.
interested in going on the Tuesday bus trip for the Richmond rally
should contact Leanna Blevins at email@example.com or 924-6231.
rally, to be held at VCU’s Siegel Center, is scheduled to
begin at 1 p.m.
will leave from the Carl Smith Center, stadium west parking lot,
at 11 a.m. and will return at 3:30 p.m. Lunch will be provided.
Wood, (434) 924-6189