Obama’s Schedule For Tuesday, Aug. 16
August 16, 2011 by UPI - United Press International, Inc.
PEOSTA, Iowa, Aug. 16 (UPI) — President Obama hosts the White House Rural Economic Forum at Peosta, Iowa, to discuss growing the economy and jobs, the White House said Tuesday.
The daily schedule indicates Obama will:
— Host, along with members of the White House Rural Council, the rural economic forum at Northeast Iowa Community College. The forum brings together farmers, small-business owners, private-sector leaders, rural organizations and government officials to discuss ideas and initiatives to promote economic growth, accelerate hiring and innovation in rural communities, the White House said.
— Participate in a breakout session hosted by Small Business Administrator Karen Mills on growing rural small business.
— Participate in a breakout session hosted by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on promoting agricultural innovation and renewable energy jobs in rural communities.