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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: THURSDAY, APRIL 12, 2007
Media Advisory — U.S. Census Bureau Kicks Off 2008 Dress Rehearsal
Commerce Under Secretary to Attend Stockton Event
The U.S. Census Bureau will mark the beginning of the 2008 Census Dress
Rehearsal with a grand opening event at the Stockton Local Census Office.
The dress rehearsal is the Census Bureau’s final opportunity to fine-tune
the operations planned for the 2010 Census. San Joaquin County, including
Stockton, is one of two dress rehearsal sites in the nation.
Wednesday, April 18, 11 a.m. (PDT)*
Cynthia A. Glassman, under secretary for economic affairs, U.S. Department
Edward Chavez, mayor, City of Stockton
Victor Mow, chairman, San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors
Jose Rodriguez, executive director, El Concilio
Ralph Lee, director, Seattle Regional Office, U.S. Census Bureau
Other officials and community leaders
Stockton Local Census Office
501 W. Weber Ave.
Stockton, CA 95203
*NOTE: Space is limited, so please RSVP to 301-763-3691 by noon (PDT), Tuesday, April 17