July 02, 2010

Wyden in Salem on July 6 for Two Events: Visit Food Program at Boys and Girls Club, Ribbon Cutting at Marshall Composite Systems

Portland, OR – Oregon Senator Ron Wyden will visit the Salem Boys and Girls Club to highlight the need to continue federal funding of summer food programs. Federal nutrition programs are up for renewal this year. Getting the programs funded at an appropriate level is a priority, especially during the summer when school is out and children don’t have access to school meal programs..

Who:                     Oregon Senator Ron Wyden

Boys and girls


What:                   Highlight the need to fund federal nutrition programs for children.


When:                  2:30 p.m., July 6, 2010


Where                  Salem Boys and Girls Club—Summer Food Program

1395 Summer St. NE,


Senator Wyden will cut the ribbon to open the new Marshall Composite Systems facility in southeast Salem. Marshall makes a composite rebar used in bridge and highway construction. They are affiliated with High Impact Technology, also located at the Advanced Technology Center, which has several military contracts including one to manufacture a polymer used to protect fuel tanks and carriers. The new plant will initially employ 12 to 15 people.

Who:                     Oregon Senator Ron Wyden;

Russ Monk, co-owner;

Cam Crawford, owner and general manager


What:                   Ribbon cutting at new manufacturing facility


When:                  3:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 6, 2010


Where:                Advanced Technology Center

2873 22nd St. SE