CLEVELAND, June 28, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This Thursday, June 30th Vice President Joe Biden will visit the Langston Hughes Community Health and Education Center, and give remarks on the importance of community awareness about cancer prevention and treatment. The event will follow a day of summits held across the country on the Cancer Moonshot. In addition to a summit attended by the Vice President and Dr. Jill Biden in Washington DC, there will be summits in communities across the country. These summits will bring together community members to discuss how cancer affects them, share input for the Cancer Moonshot initiative, generate ideas about how individuals and organizations can drive the national effort, and create ideas for new collaborations and actions. There are currently over 270 events to be held across the country, with over 6,000 participants. In Cleveland, the Vice President will highlight new collaborations and investments fostered through the Cancer Moonshot.
This event will also highlight the work being done by the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center in achieving this goal, which is a partnership between the Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals and Case Western Reserve University.
This event is OPEN PRESS.
Vice President Joe Biden
Thursday June 30, 2016
Event Start Time: 3:00 p.m.
Sat Truck Arrival: 1:00 p.m.
Camera/Equipment Pre-Set: 1:30 p.m.– 2:30 p.m.
Press Arrival Time: 1:30 p.m.–2:30 p.m.
Final Media Access Time: 2:30 p.m.
**Due to security procedures on-site, press must arrive promptly to ensure access.**
Langston Hughes Community Health & Education Center
2390 E 79th St, Cleveland, OH 44104
Media Entrance: 79th Street (side door of center).
General Media Parking: Emmanuel Baptist Church 7901 Quincey Ave (across the street from the Langston Hughes Community Health & Education Center). Parking lot entrance of off 79th street, north of Quincey Ave.
Live Truck Parking: On Quincey Street in front of the Center.
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SOURCE Case Western Reserve University