First Lady Michelle Obama to Discuss Let's Move! With City Officials

Mar 14, 2011, 11:29 ET from National League of Cities

WASHINGTON, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michelle Obama, First Lady of the United States of America, will address local elected officials from across the country tomorrow, Tuesday March 15, during the National League of Cities' (NLC) Congressional City Conference.

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The First Lady will discuss her Let's Move! initiative, a nationwide movement to reduce childhood obesity in a generation, that focuses on engaging cities and towns and their mayors and other elected leaders for their critical roles in spurring local action to promote healthy eating and active living.  She will also be joined by Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor and Assistant to the President for Intergovernmental Affairs and Public Engagement and Ron Sims, Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development.

Who: First Lady Michelle Obama

When: The General Session begins at 9:00 AM

Doors Open at 7 AM

Pre-Set is from 4:30 – 5 AM.  Broadcast equipment (Cameras, tripods, etc.) must be pre-set.  Final Entry time is 9:30 AM

Where: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, Marriott Ballroom

2660 Woodley Road NW, Washington, DC

Note: Satellite trucks may park in Valet lot.

Please remember security procedures.

RSVP Requested: Contact Gregory Minchak at 202-573-0035 or; Amanda Straub at 202-626-3015 or

The National League of Cities is the nation's oldest and largest organization devoted to strengthening and promoting cities as centers of opportunity, leadership and governance. NLC is a resource and advocate for 19,000 cities, towns and villages, representing more than 218 million Americans.

SOURCE National League of Cities