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GLIN==> What Can the Great Lakes Expect from the New President?

Title: What Can the Great Lakes Expect from the New President?

Alliance for the Great Lakes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                         
Monday, Nov. 3, 2008                                      

Contact: Cameron Davis
(312) 939-0838 ext. 222

** Media Advisory: Nov. 6 Call-In **
 What Can the Great Lakes Expect from the New President?

WHAT:  For the first time in recent memory, the presidential election has highlighted the importance of the Great Lakes. Join experts, advocates and other media to learn about, ask questions and discuss what the election results mean for our region following a year in which the Great Lakes benefited greatly from the national spotlight.

WHO: Alliance CEO and President Cameron Davis and Michael E. Kraft, professor of public and environmental affairs and political science chairman at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, will lead the discussion about the election’s implications for our region. The senior environmental policy director from the new president-elect will also be invited to attend.

WHEN:  Thursday, Nov. 6, 12:30 p.m. CST

WHERE:  Conference call-in capability is available to anyone in the United States who RSVPs. You are also welcome to attend in person at the Alliance’s Chicago office, 17 N. State Street, Suite 1390.

HOW: RSVP to join toll-free via phone by contacting the Alliance at coastalallies@greatlakes.org. Call-in information will be e-mailed to you when you RSVP.


Formed in 1970, the Alliance for the Great Lakes (formerly the Lake Michigan Federation) is the oldest independent citizens' organization in North America. Its mission is to conserve and restore the world's largest freshwater resource using policy, education and local efforts, ensuring a healthy Great Lakes and clean water for generations of people and wildlife. More about the Alliance for the Great Lakes is online at www.greatlakes.org.

Susan Campbell
Communications Manager
Alliance for the Great Lakes
Visit http://www.greatlakes.org