President Obama official schedule and guidance, April 24, 25, 2010. Asheville, N.C. and Beckley, W. Va.

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THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 23, 2010

WEEKEND GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR

SATURDAY, APRIL 24 AND SUNDAY, APRIL 25, 2010

The President and the First Lady will spend the weekend in Asheville, North Carolina. There are no scheduled public events.

On Sunday, the President and the Vice President will travel to Beckley, West Virginia, to participate in a memorial service for the miners lost in the tragedy at Upper Big Branch mine. President Obama will deliver a eulogy honoring the lives of those who perished and offering his deepest condolences to the loved ones they left behind. The service is open to pre-credentialed media. The deadline to request credentials has passed. Prior to the service, the President and the Vice President will meet with family members of the miners who lost their lives. This is closed press.

The President will return to Washington, DC on Sunday evening.

Saturday’s In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: FOX

Print: USA Today

Radio: CBS

Saturday’s Out-of-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: FOX

Print: Tribune

Sunday’s In-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: NBC

Print: Wall Street Journal

Radio: FOX

Sunday’s Out-of-Town Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: NBC

Print: Washington Post

Radio: CBS

Saturday, April 24, 2010

EDT

No In-Town Travel Pool Call Time

Sunday, April 25, 2010

EDT

1:50PM THE PRESIDENT departs Asheville, North Carolina en route Beckley, West Virginia

Asheville Regional Airport

Open Press

2:40PM THE PRESIDENT arrives in Beckley, West Virginia

Raleigh County Memorial Airport

Open Press

3:00PM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT meet with family members of miners who lost their lives at Upper Big Branch mine

Beckley-Raleigh County Convention Center

Closed Press

3:30PM THE PRESIDENT and THE VICE PRESIDENT attend memorial service; THE PRESIDENT delivers eulogy

Beckley-Raleigh County Convention Center

Open to pre-credentialed media

5:20PM THE PRESIDENT departs Beckley, West Virginia en route Andrews Air Force Base

Raleigh County Memorial Airport

Open Press

5:30PM In-Town Travel Pool Call Time

6:20PM THE PRESIDENT arrives at Andrews Air Force Base

Out-of-Town Travel Pool

6:35PM THE PRESIDENT arrives at the White House

South Lawn

Open Press (Pre-set 6:05PM – Final Gather 6:20PM – North Doors of the Palm Room)

Schedule for Week of April 26, 2010

On Monday, the President will welcome the World Series Champion New York Yankees to the White House to honor their 2009 season. Appearing at this event with the team will be Yankees coaches and staff. In the evening, the President will deliver remarks at the Presidential Summit on Entrepreneurship at the Ronald Reagan Building. At his June 4, 2009, speech in Cairo, President Obama announced that the U.S. Government would host a Summit on Entrepreneurship to identify how we can deepen ties between business leaders, foundations, and entrepreneurs in the United States and Muslim communities around the world. The President’s remarks will be streamed live on www.WhiteHouse.gov/live.

On Tuesday, the President will continue the White House to Main Street tour with stops in Iowa. In the early afternoon, he will tour Siemens Energy Inc Facility in Fort Madison and then share ideas with workers for continuing to grow the economy and to put Americans back to work. He will then make a stop in Mt. Pleasant. Later in the afternoon, President Obama will hold a town hall meeting in Ottumwa at Indian Hills Community College. On Wednesday, the President will hold events in Macon, Missouri and Quincy, Illinois. He will return to Washington, DC on Wednesday night.

On Thursday, the President will present the 2010 National Teacher of the Year Award at the White House.

On Friday, the President will attend meetings at the White House.

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