Gov. Bentley’s Economic Recovery Tour Comes to Covington County

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ANDALUSIA – Governor Robert Bentley will continue his Road to Economic Recovery Tour with a series of stops in Andalusia in Covington County.

During his visit to Andalusia, Governor Bentley will also throw out the first pitch at the opening ceremony of the Babe Ruth World Series.

The tour will begin with a lunchtime visit to David’s Catfish at approximately noon on Thursday, Aug. 14. Bentley will then visit the Andalusia campus of Lurleen B. Wallace Community College at approximately 2 p.m. The visit to LBWCC will focus on the school’s workforce development programs and Governor Bentley’s efforts to further strengthen workforce development across the state.

At approximately 3:15 p.m., the tour will continue with a visit to Henderson Sewing Machines. Henderson was one of eight companies that received a 2012 Governor’s Trade Excellence Award for success in exporting goods. Also, at 4:30 p.m., Governor Bentley will conduct a round table discussion on economic development efforts with members of the Andalusia Area Chamber of Commerce.

The purpose of the Road to Economic Recovery Tour is to visit communities and discuss local economic conditions and state-level efforts to attract more jobs to Alabama.

Here are a list of locations Gov. Bentley will visit on his tour.

David’s Catfish – 12:00 noon
1842 East 3 Notch Street
Andalusia, AL

Lurleen B. Wallace Community College – Andalusia Campus – 2:00 p.m.
1000 Dannelly Boulevard
Andalusia, AL

Henderson Sewing Machines – 3:15 p.m.
100 Waits Drive
Andalusia, AL

Chamber of Commerce – 4:30 p.m.
700 River Falls Street
Andalusia, AL

First Pitch – Babe Ruth World Series
Crum Foshee Field – LBWCC Campus – 6:00 p.m.
1000 Dannelly Boulevard
Andalusia, AL

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