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First Gentleman Mike Gregoire to Visit Walla Walla

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WALLA WALLA, Wash. - Mike Gregoire, a Vietnam Veteran and married to one of the most powerful women in the state of Washington, is making a visit to Walla Walla today.

Gregoire is focusing on education.  Today he'll visit Blue Ridge Elementary School in Walla Walla at 9:00 a.m.  The First Gentleman will meet with teachers and students to discuss the impact the Americorps program has had on students at the school.  Americorps works on projects in education, public safety, the environment and humanitarian needs.

Gregoire will read "The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs!" to the kids and even autograph the book and present it to the school.    

Afterward, he'll visit the BMAC Food Bank and present them with a Sustaining Partnership Award and proclaim Americorps week. 

Gregoire will then have lunch at Walla Walla Community College to tour the campus.