Advisory: Secretary Perdue in Maine TOMORROW

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Advisory: Secretary Perdue in Maine TOMORROW

(Washington, D.C., September 18, 2018) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will be in Maine TOMORROW, September 19th. Secretary Perdue will visit Franklin County Memorial Hospital and Sandy River Farms with Congressman Bruce Poliquin. He will then visit William H. Jordan Farm with Congresswoman Chellie Pingree.

Secretary Perdue and Congressman Poliquin visit Franklin County Memorial Hospital

WHAT: Secretary Perdue and Congressman Poliquin will tour Franklin County Memorial Hospital with a focus on telehealth investments. They will then participate in a lunch discussion with local leaders to discuss the opioid crisis and rural broadband. Following the visit, Secretary Perdue and Congressman Poliquin will hold a media availability.

WHEN: TOMORROW, September 19th, 12pm ET

WHERE: Franklin County Memorial Hospital, 111 Franklin Health Commons, Farmington, ME 04938

Secretary Perdue and Congressman Poliquin visit Sandy River Farms

WHAT: Secretary Perdue and Congressman Poliquin will tour Sandy River Farms with the farm owners, the York Family. Following the visit, Secretary Perdue and Congressman Poliquin will hold a media availability.

WHEN: TOMORROW, September 19th, 2pm ET

WHERE: Sandy River Farms, 560 Farmington Falls Road, Farmington, ME 04938

Secretary Perdue and Congresswoman Pingree visit William H. Jordan Farm

WHAT: Secretary Perdue and Congresswoman Pingree will tour the William H. Jordan Farm and join a roundtable discussion with local stakeholders and agricultural leaders. Following the visit, Secretary Perdue and Congresswoman Pingree will hold a media availability.

WHEN: TOMORROW, September 19th, 4:45pm ET

WHERE: William H. Jordan Farm, 21 Wells Road, Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107

*NOTE: Media interested in attending any of the above events must RSVP to press@oc.usda.gov by TODAY, September 18th at 6:00pm ET.

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