President Obama to Visit Pittsburgh on Friday

Residents can pick up tickets to the event at several locations.

Dormont and Brookline residents will have a chance to see President Obama speak in Pittsburgh on Friday, July 6.

Obama will deliver remarks at a grassroots event with supporters at Carnegie Mellon University in Oakland as part of a two-day “Betting on America” bus tour through Northern Ohio and Western Pennsylvania.
Friday’s event is free and open to the public, but tickets are required. Doors will open at noon and the estimated start time of the event is 2:10 p.m. The event will be held on the College of Fine Arts Lawn at Carnegie Mellon University located at 5000 Forbes Ave in Pittsburgh.

Obama will talk about his efforts over the last three years to get the economy back on track, doubling down on American workers by saving the auto industry, investing in manufacturing and bringing jobs back to America.

Members of the public interested in picking up tickets for Friday’s event should visit one of the following locations beginning today, July 3, and are available on first come, first served basis:

2675 Monroeville Blvd.
Monroeville, PA

East Liberty
200 N. Highland Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA

Strip District
1400 Smallman St.
Pittsburgh, PA
South Side
1105 East Carson St.
Pittsburgh, PA

Patch will be at the event on Friday. Check back for coverage!

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dormonter July 04, 2012 at 04:54 AM
Seriously. "Betting on America"? He should hold the rally at the Rivers Casino. "Grassroots" event at....Carnegie Mellon? Oh yeah, all the regular folks like to hang out at CMU. How many fundraisers will he have that day?


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