August 11, 2011

Crapo to Host Town Hall, Discuss Rural Economics During Magic Valley Visit

Twin Falls - Rural states like Idaho where agriculture contributes so much to the local economy are examining various scenarios for the recovery of jobs and businesses.  Some of those strategies will be on display Monday as Idaho Senator Mike Crapo joins local business leaders, financial experts, elected leaders and others to host a rural economic roundtable sponsored in part by the Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle.

Crapo will also meet with Idahoans Monday evening when he hosts another in a series of Idaho town hall meetings at the College of Southern Idaho.  Crapo's visits in the Magic Valley Monday include the following events:

Monday, August 15th

Noon      Jerome                 Speaks during a luncheon hosted by the Jerome Chamber of Commerce.  At the Jerome Country Club, 649 Golf Course Road.

1:30 PM  Twin Falls            Participates in an Economic Roundtablediscussion with area financial and business leaders, bankers and members of the agricultural community sponsored by the Federal Home Bank of Seattle.  At the La Quinta Inn, 539 Pole Line Road. 

3:00 PM   Jerome                Tours Rite Stuff Foods and meets with employees at 2155 South Lincoln.   

3:45 PM   Jerome                Discusses health care issueswith workers at the Hospice Visions Home, 539 East 100 South.

5:00 PM   Twin Falls           Meets with Idahoans during a town hall discussion on issues before Congress.  At the College of Southern Idaho Fine Arts Auditorium,  615 Falls Avenue.