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Press Release - Obama Campaign Announces Featured Community Kickoff for National Call to Action Day

March 30, 2007
Community Kickoffs will be held in All Fifty States

Chicago, IL-On Saturday March 31, Obama supporters will take action into their own hands by hosting Community Kickoffs across the country. Barack Obama will attend a Community Kickoff in Onawa, Iowa that will be streamed live on the campaign website at starting at 3 pm CDT that day.

Through a combination of supporters signing up online and through the campaign staff, more than 5,000 Community Kickoffs will take place in homes, libraries, coffee shops and other gathering places including events in Iowa, New Hampshire, New York City, Alaska, Idaho and Hawaii.

Below is a list of our featured community kickoff events across the country:


Time: 11:45 AM PDT

Hosts: Elizabeth Kane 11:45

Location: Z.J.Loussac Library Chambers ( Anchorage, AK) 3600 Denali St. City Chambers 1st Floor. Anchorage, AK


Time: 12:00 PM PDT

Host: Paulette Blair

Location: Kiwanis Park. 6111 South All-American Way. Tempe, AZ 85283


Time: 2:30 PM EDT

Host: Reese Thornber

Location: Dupont Circle Park, Washington, DC

Time: 12:00-2:00 PM EDT

Host: Richard Luchette ( Georgetown University Students for Barack Obama)

Location: Georgetown University. Henle 55, Washington, DC

Time: 3:00 PM EDT

Host: Vladimir Skoric

Location: American University Campus ( Washington, DC) 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, MGC #200. Washington, DC


Time: 12:00 PM PDT

Host: Bernice Bowers (Punahou Class of 1979 for Obama)

Location: The Bowers Home ( Kailua, HI). 119 Onekea Drive. Kailua, HI


Time: 3:00 PM CDT

Host: Sam Graham-Felsen. (ISU Students for Barack Obama)

Location: Bone Student Center, Illinois State University. Old Main room. Normal, IL

Time: 2:30 PM CDT

Host: Genevieve Ferraro (Republicans for Barack Obama)

Location: 21 Salem Lane; Evanston, IL 60203


Time: 3:00 PM CDT

Host: Barack Obama

Location: Onawa, Iowa

Time: 2:00 PM CDT

Host: Michelle Obama

Location: Des Moines, Iowa

Time: 2:00 PM CDT

Hosts: Jan Oswald & Nick Meyer

Location: 1440 Parkway (entrance is across the street from the Finley Hospital parking garage) Dubuque, IA


Time: 3:30 PM CDT

Host: Tiffany Worthy

Location: Gone Wired Cafe ( Lansing, MI). 2021 East Michigan Ave, Lansing, MI


Time: 12:00 PM PDT

Host: Billy and Doris Howard

Location: Double Diamond, South Reno; Reno, NV.1515 Sutterbrook Wy; Reno, NV

Time: 12:00 PM PDT

Host: Tony Cannella

Location: Tony's Home ( Henderson, NV) 807 Vermillion Drive, Henderson, NV

New Hampshire:

Time: 3:30 PM EDT

Host: Dennett Page

Location: 25 Hunking Street; Portsmouth, NH

Time of event: 3:00 PM EDT

Host: Jennifer Randolph

Location: 2 Montview Drive; Hanover, NH

New York:

Time of event: 3:30 PM EDT

Host: Rachel Lauter

Location: Capone's at 221 n9th Street (btwn driggs & roebling); Brooklyn, NY.

Time: 3:00 PM EDT

Host: Teresa Caliari-Olya

Location: Teresa's House ( Staten Island, NY); 6 Plank Road, Staten Island, NY

South Carolina:

Time: 1:30 PM EDT

Hosts: Mark and Patricia McKenna

Location: The Beacon Restaurant. 255 John B. White Blvd, Spartanburg, SC



Date: March 30, 2007

Contact: Bill Burton or Jen Psaki, 312-819-2423

Barack Obama, Press Release - Obama Campaign Announces Featured Community Kickoff for National Call to Action Day Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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