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Grassley to hold August meetings in 15 Northwest Iowa communities

Senator Charles Grassley
Senator Charles Grassley
WASHINGTON – Senator Chuck Grassley will hold constituent meetings in 15 Iowa communities next week.

With these meetings, Grassley will have been to every one of the state’s 99 counties this year for meetings with Iowans. Grassley has held a meeting in every county, every year since 1980, when he was first elected to serve in the U.S. Senate.

On August 26, 27, and 28, Grassley will hold town meetings in Ida Grove, Onawa, Denison, Carroll, Sac City, Spencer, Primghar, Cherokee, Le Mars, Rock Rapids, and Spirit Lake. He also will speak at a downtown Sioux City Rotary Club meeting and in at a roundtable with Hy-Vee store directors in Sioux City. Grassley will visit high schools in Sibley and Storm Lake for Q&A with students. In Sioux Center, he will tour the plant and hold a Q&A session with employees of Link Manufacturing, Ltd.

“Representative government is a two-way street. It’s strengthened by dialogue between elected officials and the people we represent,” Grassley said. “I like to hold a combination of town meetings, where everyone is invited to attend and ask questions on any subject, and meetings where I go to people in their workplaces and at community events to talk with Iowans who may not go to a town meeting. I also really enjoy meeting with high school students as they study how our system of government works and gain an understanding of current events and government.”

More information about Grassley’s meeting schedule is below. The 11 town meetings are open to the public. Questions about other events should be directed to the host.

In addition to these meetings, Grassley is spending most of the August recess of the U.S. Senate in Iowa. He is participating in numerous public affairs programs with Iowa broadcasters and holding business meetings with Iowa community leaders. He spoke at the Family Leadership Summit in Ames and spent a day at the Iowa State Fair. Grassley is also visiting the Harry S. Truman Library & Museum in Missouri and the Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum in Kansas.

Monday, August 26
8:30-9:30 a.m.
Ida County Town Meeting
Ida County Courthouse, Courtroom
401 Moorehead Street in Ida Grove
*Grassley will be available for 15 minutes after the meeting to answer questions from local reporters.

11:00-11:45 a.m.
Roundtable with Hy-Vee Store Directors
Hy-Vee
2827 Hamilton Boulevard in Sioux City

12 noon-1:00 p.m.
Speak with the Rotary Club of Sioux City
Sioux City Convention Center
801 4th Street in Sioux City
*Grassley will be available for 15 minutes after the meeting to answer questions from local reporters.

2:15-3:15 p.m.
Monona County Town Meeting
Onawa Community Center, Kelly Hall
320 10th Street in Onawa
*Grassley will be available for 15 minutes after the meeting to answer questions from local reporters.

4:30-5:30 p.m.
Crawford County Town Meeting
Denison Municipal Utilities, Community Room
721 Broadway in Denison
*Grassley will be available for 15 minutes after the meeting to answer questions from local reporters.

6:30-7:30 p.m.
Carroll County Town Meeting
Charlie’s Steakhouse
1730 U.S. 71 North in Carroll
*Grassley will be available for 15 minutes after the meeting to answer questions from local reporters.

Tuesday, August 27
7:30-8:30 a.m.
Sac County Town Meeting
Law Enforcement Center
100 Northeast State Street in Sac City
*Grassley will be available for 15 minutes after the meeting to answer questions from local reporters.

9:15-10:15 a.m.
Q&A with Storm Lake High School Students
Storm Lake High School
621 Tornado Drive in Storm Lake
*Grassley will be available for 15 minutes after the meeting to answer questions from local reporters.

11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
Clay County Town Meeting
Clay County Administration Building, Board Room
300 West 4th Street in Spencer
*Grassley will be available for 15 minutes after the meeting to answer questions from local reporters.

1:45-2:45 p.m.
O’Brien County Town Meeting
O’Brien County Courthouse, Assembly Room
155 South Hayes in Primghar
*Grassley will be available for 15 minutes after the meeting to answer questions from local reporters.

3:30-4:30 p.m.
Cherokee County Town Meeting
Cherokee County Courthouse, Courtroom
520 West Main Street in Cherokee
*Grassley will be available for 15 minutes after the meeting to answer questions from local reporters.

Wednesday, August 28
8-9 a.m.
Plymouth County Town Meeting
Floyd Valley Hospital, Conference Center
714 Lincoln Street Northeast in Le Mars
*Grassley will be available for 15 minutes after the meeting to answer questions from local reporters.

9:45-10:45 a.m.
Business Visit to Link Manufacturing Ltd.
Link Manufacturing Ltd.
223 15th Street Northeast in Sioux Center
*Grassley will be available for 15 minutes after the meeting to answer questions from local reporters.

12:15-1:15 p.m.
Lyon County Town Meeting
Rock Rapids Public Library
102 South Greene Street in Rock Rapids
*Grassley will be available for 15 minutes before the meeting to answer questions from local reporters.

1:45-2:45 p.m.
Q&A with Sibley-Ocheyedan High School
Sibley-Ocheyedan High School
120 11th Avenue Northeast in Sibley
*Grassley will be available for 15 minutes after the meeting to answer questions from local reporters.

4-5 p.m.
Dickinson County Town Meeting
Spirit Lake Library, Community Room
702 16th Street in Spirit Lake
*Grassley will be available for 15 minutes after the meeting to answer questions from local reporters.

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