President Barack Obama will hold a town hall meeting on health care at 11:45 a.m. Wednesday in the Broughton High School gymnasium, 723 St. Mary's Street, in Raleigh.
Want to be there? The White House released details of Obama's Raleigh visit Saturday evening, with instructions on how to request tickets online or by phone:
This event is free and open to the public but TICKETS ARE REQUIRED. Due to limited space at the event we will only be able to fulfill a limited number of requests for tickets.
Individuals interested in attending the event should register at http://www.whitehouse.gov/administration/RaleighTownHall-7-29-09/.
At 4:00 PM on Sunday, July 26th when the online sign-up has expired, a limited number of individuals will be selected and contacted by phone regarding ticket pick-up information. Each individual selected will have the opportunity to pick up a maximum of TWO tickets.
Please note that the White House will not be able to respond to all requests for tickets. Individuals will only receive a call if they are selected to pick up a ticket..
By Phone Ticket Requests: To request tickets by phone please call (919) 856-3738. Please leave a message with your name, phone number, and zip code. If you are selected for tickets then someone will return your call with event location and ticket pick-up information.
**Both the phone line and website will take incoming requests until 4:00 PM tomorrow (SUNDAY) EDT. Those that are selected to receive tickets will be contacted tomorrow evening with information about where to pick up the tickets on Monday.