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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: THURSDAY, APRIL 5, 2007
Media Advisory — U.S. Census Bureau Kicks Off 2008 Dress Rehearsal
Commerce Under Secretary to Attend Fayetteville Event
The U.S. Census Bureau will mark the beginning of the 2008 Census Dress Rehearsal with a grand opening event at the Fayetteville Local Census Office. The dress rehearsal is the Census Bureau's final opportunity to fine-tune the operations planned for the 2010 Census. Fayetteville, along with nine surrounding counties, is one of two dress rehearsal sites in the nation.
Thursday, April 12, 11 a.m. (EDT)*
Cynthia A. Glassman, under secretary for economic affairs, U.S. Department of Commerce
Preston Jay Waite, deputy director, U.S. Census Bureau
Anthony G. Chavonne, mayor, City of Fayetteville
Wayne Hatcher, director, Charlotte Regional Office, U.S. Census Bureau
Other officials and community leaders
Fayetteville Local Census Office
3611 Ramsey St.
Fayetteville, NC 28311
*NOTE: Space is limited, so please RSVP to 301-763-3691 by 3 p.m., Wednesday, April 11.