Thursday, October 02, 2008

Obama to Speak at Asheville High School

The Asheville Citizens-Times is reporting “Sen. Barack Obama will appear at a rally at Asheville High School on Sunday, his campaign said.

Obama will make his first Western North Carolina appearance at Memorial Stadium at about 2 p.m., taking time out from preparation at an undisclosed location in Asheville for his second debate with Sen. John McCain.

The event is free and open to the public. Tickets are not required, but the campaign requests RSVPs at

Change We Need Rally
with Barack Obama

This Sunday, October 5th, please join Barack Obama in Asheville, where he will talk about his vision for creating the kind of change we need.

Change We Need Rally
with Barack Obama

Asheville High School
Memorial Stadium
419 McDowell St.
Asheville, NC

Public Entrance: AHS Memorial Stadium SW Gate
(located off of the A-B Tech Azalea parking lot)

Sunday, October 5th
Gates Open: 12:00 p.m.
Program Begins: 2:00 p.m.

The event is free and open to the public. Tickets are not required; however an RSVP is strongly encouraged.

For security reasons, do not bring bags and please limit personal items. No signs or banners permitted.

“For him to come to Asheville, that makes sense,” Buncombe County Democratic Party Chairwoman Kathy Sinclair said. “This is a wonderful, comfortable, relaxing place to be, and it’s full of Obama fans, so it’s very exciting.”

“Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.” - Barack Obama

Cross-posted from the Scrutiny Hooligans

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