Legislative Breakfast: Congressman Jim McGovern

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Legislative Breakfast: Congressman Jim McGovern

Time: April 25, 2019 from 7:30am to 9am
Location: Oliver Wight Tavern at Old Sturbridge Village
Street: 1 Old Sturbridge Village Road
City/Town: Sturbridge
Phone: 508-347-2761
Event Type: legislative, breakfast, chamber
Organized By: CMS Chamber Online
Latest Activity: Apr 9

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Event Description

Legislative Breakfast
Congressman Jim McGovern
Thursday, April 25, 2019
7:30am-9:00am
Oliver Wight Tavern at Old Sturbridge Village
1 Old Sturbridge Village Road, Sturbridge, MA
Sponsored by: Harrington HealthCare System

Join us for a breakfast event with Jim McGovern, Congressman for the Second District of Massachusetts, at the Oliver Wight Tavern at OSV on the morning of Thursday, April 25. The Congressman will share his views and there will be time for your questions. The cost is to attend is $25 per person. RSVP is required. Call 508-347-2761 or email info@cmschamber.org to reserve. The deadline for reservations is April 18.

The Agenda
7:30 Registration & Breakfast
8:00 Congressman McGovern
8:45 Questions & Answers
9:00 Closing & Adjourn

The Menu
Ham and Cheese Frittatas
Scrambled Eggs with Cheddar Cheese
Buttermilk Pancakes with Maple Syrup
Tavern Fried Potatoes
Bacon & Sausage
Assortment of Breakfast Breads & Muffins
Whipped Butter & Preserves
Fresh Sliced Seasonal Fruit
Assorted Juices
Regular & Decaf Coffee, and Assorted Teas

The cost to attend is $25 per person.

Please RSVP by phone or email by April 18.
Chamber of Central Mass South
508-347-2761
email: info@cmschamber.org

ABOUT JIM MCGOVERN: Congressman Jim McGovern was born in Worcester on November 20, 1959 and grew up around the corner from his current home on Burncoat Street. Growing up in Worcester taught Jim a lot about the value of hard work and giving back to his community. He attended Burncoat Elementary School and then Worcester Academy. By seventh grade, Jim knew he wanted to make a difference. He volunteered on the 1972 presidential campaign of Senator George McGovern–no relation–and held signs and knocked doors for the Senator’s anti-war campaign. Jim attended The American University in Washington, D.C. where he earned both his bachelor’s degree in History (‘81) and his Master’s Degree in Public Administration (‘84). Jim was elected to the House of Representatives in 1996, and through his work in Washington and at home in Massachusetts, he has been a voice for the most vulnerable and a strong advocate for working families. One of Jim’s greatest passions is ending hunger at home and abroad. He is the founder and co-chair of the House Hunger Caucus and Ranking Member on the House Subcommittee on Nutrition, where he advocates tirelessly for funding programs that help working families, children, and the elderly put food on the table when times are tough. He also authored the McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program to provide school-based meals for millions of children in some of the world’s poorest countries. In 2001, Jim was appointed to a seat on the powerful House Rules Committee, “the traffic cop of Congress” which sets the terms for debate on most legislation and he became Chair of this committee in January. Jim’s work on behalf of Massachusetts and the nation has a proven record of success and he is proud to represent Massachusetts’ Second Congressional District in Washington, D.C. (Read more about Jim McGovern online at mcgovern.house.gov/press-kit/)

Thank you to our Sponsor: Harrington HealthCare System

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