Corker Continues Travel Across Volunteer State This Week

Monday, August 18, 2014

Following a seven-county swing through Middle and West Tennessee last week, Senator Bob Corker will continue visits across the Volunteer State beginning Wednesday with events in Hamilton and Sevier counties. On Thursday the senator will make stops in Sullivan, Greene and Knox counties, and he will end the week on Friday at an event in Anderson County.

"During August, Senator Corker is traveling across the state, meeting with Tennesseans and providing an update on his work to solve the big issues facing our nation," officials said.

Wednesday

11:30 a.m. - Senator Corker to deliver keynote address at Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce annual meeting at Chattanooga Convention and Trade Center, 1150 Carter Street, Halls C and D.

3:45 p.m. - Senator Corker to address members of the Sevierville and Gatlinburg Chambers of Commerce and the Pigeon Forge Hospitality Association at Sevierville Visitors Center, 3099 Winfield Dunn Pkwy., Kodak, Tn.

Thursday

8 a.m. - Senator Corker to address Kingsport, Bristol and Johnson City Chambers of Commerce at MeadowView Marriott Conference Resort and Convention Center, 1901 Meadowview Pkwy., Cattails Ballroom. Kingsport, Tn. Note: Breakfast will begin at 7:15 a.m.  Senator Corker will deliver remarks at 8 a.m.

1 p.m. - Senator Corker to meet with members of the Greene County Partnership at General Morgan Inn, 111 North Main Street, Ballroom, Greeneville, Tn.

4 p.m. - Senator Corker to deliver remarks at Knoxville Industry and Manufacturers Reception at Knoxville Area Chamber of Commerce, 17 Market Sq., Ste. 201, Knoxville, Tn.

Friday

7:30 a.m. - Senator Corker to address East Tennessee Economic Council at University of Tennessee Outreach Center, 1201 Oak Ridge Turnpike, Homer Fisher Room, Oak Ridge, Tn.

"In 2012, Tennesseans overwhelmingly re-elected Bob Corker to his second term in the U.S. Senate, where he is ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and an active member of the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee. Senator Corker has gained a reputation as a pragmatic thought leader in the Senate, particularly on fiscal and financial issues. Senator Corker was a successful businessman before serving as Tennessee’s commissioner of finance and as mayor of Chattanooga," officials stated.






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