Public Events for the Week of October 24, 2011
Monday, October 24, 2011
12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
East Millinocket Mill Visit
Location: 50 Main Street, East Millinocket
The Governor will visit with East Millinocket millworkers who have recently returned to work.
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Prescription Drug Abuse Summit
Location: Point Lookout Conference Center, 67 Atlantic Highway, Northport
Responding to the need for a comprehensive approach to the complex prescription drug abuse and diversion problem, leaders in the fields of prevention and intervention, treatment and recovery, education, enforcement and public policy will come together to develop an action plan for Maine.
Speakers at the Summit include Governor Paul LePage; Attorney General William J. Schneider; Marcella Sorg, Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center; Margaret Greenwald, Chief Medical Examiner; Honorable John Woodcock, U.S. District Court; Reverend Robert Carlson, Penobscot Community Health Care; Colonel Robert Williams, Maine State Police; and Commissioner Mary Mayhew, Maine Department of Health and Human Services.
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
12:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Job Creation Workshop
Location: Husson University, Bangor
This will be the second Job Creation workshop designed for business leaders to share ideas regarding job creation in Maine with the Governor, state officials and fellow business leaders to improve Maine’s economy.
This event is free to private sector businesses; pre-registration is required.
Thursday, October 27, 2011
Governor’s official visit to Quebec and Montreal Canada
Reception Conference organized by the SORIQ and the Chamber of Commerce of Quebec
Location: Chateau Frontenac
The Governor will speak about opportunities for stronger economic collaboration between Maine and Quebec.
Saturday, October 29, 2011
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Blaine House Food Drive for the Homeless
Location: The Blaine House, Augusta
With the holidays approaching the First Family would like to ensure others have food on their table. October 29 will be the second of three open houses at the Blaine House to encourage food donations to be given to those in need. The Governor invites the public to tour the Blaine House with coffee and treats in exchange for non-perishable food items which will be donated to local homeless shelters.
The Blaine House fundraiser will also be held November 5.
Media is welcome to speak with the First Family about this community fundraiser.