Thursday, May 28, 2009

The World Trade Center of Alaska Presents Mark Begich Monday, June 1!
The World Trade Center of Alaska in Cooperation with the Alaska World Affairs Council
and the Anchorage Economic Development Corporation,
the Associated General Contractors of Alaska,

the Northern Forum,
the Resource Development Council,
and the Alaska State Chamber of Commerce
a Major Address by the Honorable Mark Begich

A Report from the Battlefield:
Progress in the Middle East and Washington

Just back from a week-long tour of Afghanistan and Pakistan, U.S. Senator Mark Begich will provide his perspective on progress in the world's most
dangerous region and give an update on current developments in Washington, D.C. As the first Alaskan on the Senate Armed Services
Committee since 1968, Senator Begich will report on his meetings with top military commanders and some of the thousands of Alaskan soldiers serving in the Middle East. In his first major speech in Alaska since his swearing-in, the Senator also will discuss congressional efforts to address the major issues facing the nation, including the economy, health care and international trade.

Monday, June 1, 2009
Hotel Captain Cook Ballroom
12:00 - 1:30 PM
(doors open at 11:30)

The cost is $45 per seat or $500 for a table of 10.

For more information or to make reservations,
please call the Alaska World Trade Center at 278-7233
or send an email to

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