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May 27th, 2010

Reed Campaign Salute to Heroes

Cedar Rapids, IA, May 21, 2010 – Christopher Reed, Candidate for 2nd District U. S House of Representatives and Team Reed are pleased to announce the details for their “Salute to Heroes Tour.”

Christopher Reed said: “We are pleased and honored to have David Beamer, Gregg Garvey and Bill Salier accompanying us on our SALUTE TO HEROES TOUR.” Our campaign team is traveling all across the District this Memorial Day weekend, organizing events for families to come out and join us as we honor America’s heroes.”

David Beamer is the father of one of our American heroes from September 11 – Todd (Let’s Roll) Beamer. You will remember that Todd Beamer was one of the heroic passengers on Flight 93. Todd and several other passengers made the decision to try to stop the terrorists. Flight 93 subsequently crashed in Somerset County, Pennsylvania. It is believed that the flight was headed for the White House or the Capitol. If you would like to visit Todd’s Memorial site, you may do so at http://perpetuallyonline.com/ToddBeamer.

Gregg Garvey, the father of Army Sgt. Justin W. Garvey, who died in service to our country on July 20, 2003, during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Gregg has established a website in honor of his son. http://www.lesstheybeforgotten.com/. As he defines it, the mission of the website is to create, establish, and help maintain hometown memorials in honor of the brave heroes who have lost their lives defending our country in the war against terrorism.

Bill Salier served in the US Marine Corps and was on White House duty. He is a WHO radio personality with a weekly segment on “Deace in the Afternoon” and a former U.S. Senate candidate. Bill is on the Board of Director of Everyday America designed for a group of patriots who want to restore America to the Constitution. http://www.everydayamerica.com/index.htm.

Thursday, May 27
9:00 a.m.
Cedar Rapids
Veteran Memorial
950 Rockford Rd SW.

11:00 a.m.
Tipton
Cedar County Courthouse Square
400 Cedar Square

2:00 p.m.
Washington
Central Park
100 block of W. Washington
Rest of Day – Grassroots Campaigning in District 2

Friday, May 28
9:00 a.m.
Burlington
Band Shell Crapo Park

12:00 p.m.
Keokuk
Rand Park Chief Keokuk Statue

2:00 p.m.
Mt. Pleasant
Town Square

5:00 p.m.
Ottumwa
Central Park

8:00 p.m.
Centerville
The Continental
217 N. 13th Street

Saturday, May 29
9:30 a.m.
Lockridge Lockridge Community Center.
11a.m – 3 p.m. Grasssroots campaigning in District 2

4:00 p.m.
Racing With Reed
Burlington
Burlington 34 Raceway

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