Leader Cantor to Host Job Creators Forum Wednesday in Richmond
May 16, 2011
Contact: Doug Heye, Megan Whittemore
202-225-4000

RICHMOND, VA – On Wednesday, May 18th from 10:00-11:00 a.m. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) will host a job creators forum with local business leaders at Virginia Commonwealth University. Moderated by Virginia’s Chief Jobs Creation Officer, Lieutenant Governor Bill Bolling, the forum will provide a meaningful discussion with job creators from the 7th District and across the state about creating an environment to grow the economy and foster private sector job creation. The forum will stream live on http://cantor.house.gov. Immediately following the event, Leader Cantor and Lieutenant Governor Bolling will hold a short press availability.

WHO:
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA)
Lieutenant Governor Bill Bolling (Moderator)

Local Business Participants:

Neil Amin, CEO, Shamin Hotels, Chester, VA
Elizabeth Bentley, EVP of Retail Banking, Union First Market Bank, Ruther Glen, VA
John F. Biagas, President & CEO, Bay Electric Co., Inc., Newport News, VA
Fletcher Mangum, Managing Partner, Mangum Economic Consulting, Richmond, VA
Robert Skunda, President & CEO, Virginia Bio Tech Research Park, Richmond, VA

WHAT:
Participate in Job Creators Forum

WHEN:
Wednesday, May 18th 2011
10:00 – 11:00 a.m. – Forum
11:00 a.m. – Press Availability

WHERE:
VCU University Student Commons, Virginia Room
907 Floyd Ave
Richmond, VA

NOTES:
All media planning to attend please RSVP with Megan Whittemore at megan.whittemore@mail.house.gov by COB Monday, May 16th.