More Details In Tim Johnson Event
August 23, 2007, 1:50 PM
Further Details of Johnson Sioux Falls Public Event Scheduled for Tuesday, August 28.
U.S. Senator Tim Johnson (D-SD) and his wife Barbara will host a “Thank You, South Dakota” celebration at the Sioux Falls Convention Center on Tuesday, August 28th. The Johnson’s three children and five grandchildren will be joining them at the event. The doors will open at 4pm CT with a program to start thereafter.
Speakers confirmed for the program include Representative Stephanie Herseth Sandlin, Governor Mike Rounds, Sioux Falls Mayor David Munson, and both Sinte Gleska University President Lionel Bordeaux, and Bishop Andrea DeGroot-Nesdahl will offer prayers. The University of South Dakota’s ROTC will present colors.
Senator John Thune, who has been very supportive during this timeframe, will not be able to attend the event but will provide a taped video greeting. Senator Thune is also expected to be part of Johnson’s official return to his Senate office.
Confirmed guests to this point include Senator George McGovern, Vermillion Mayor Dan Christopherson, Senate Minority Leader Scott Heidepreim, and PUC Commissioner Steve Kolbeck.
The event is open to all South Dakotans as Tim would like to thank them for their patience and support as they welcome him home.
WHO: U.S. Senator Tim Johnson (D-SD)
WHAT: The Johnsons host an event to thank South Dakota
WHEN: Doors Open at 4:00pm CT
Program Begins Thereafter
Tuesday, August 28, 2007
WHERE: Sioux Falls Convention Center -- 1211 N. West Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD
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