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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  THURSDAY, JUNE 26, 2008

Media Advisory — U.S. Census Bureau's National Processing Center Celebrates 50th Anniversary

What:
The U.S. Census Bureau, along with state and local officials, will mark the 50th anniversary of its National Processing Center in Jeffersonville, Ind.

The National Processing Center opened its doors on July 1, 1958, as a temporary facility to prepare and process work for the censuses of business, manufacturers and minerals industry, and the 1960 Census. Fifty years later, NPC has grown into an ultramodern data processing facility that is now one of the largest employers in Southern Indiana. For the 2010 Census, it is expected to process more than 60 million questionnaires.

When:
Tuesday, July 1, 1:30 p.m. EDT
Who:
Mayor Tom Galligan, city of Jeffersonville
Cynthia A. Glassman, under secretary for economic affairs, Economics and Statistics Administration, U.S. Department of  Commerce
Steve H. Murdock, director, U.S. Census Bureau
Marilia Matos, associate director for field operations, U.S. Census Bureau
Where:
National Processing Center
1201 East 10th Street
Jeffersonville, Indiana 47132

**All media guests need to check-in with Security in Building 66, Room 110. (See map below)

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map of national processing center
Contact:
Linda R. Hayden
National Processing Center
Business Management and Continuity Office
812-218-3597
502-639-0238
Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Public Information Office | PIO@census.gov | Last Revised: July 15, 2014