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Youth Commission Prepares for Annual Legislative Tour

SAVANNAH, GA -

Members of the Chatham County Youth Commission (CCYC) are getting ready for their annual Legislative Tour.

Youth Commissioners will depart from Savannah shortly before midnight March 2 for a whirlwind trek up the east coast to Washington, DC; Philadelphia;  and New York City.

The trip begins in our nation's capital where students will visit he NEWSEUM, Arlington National Cemetery and the Smithsonian Institute. On Monday, March 3, CCYC will participate in the National Association of Counties' Annual Legislative Conference for the 18th consecutive year. CCYC is the only youth group in the country to attend this conference. They will participate in a forum with County Commissioners from across the country about youth HIV/AIDS awareness issues before continuing their tour in Philadelphia, PA and New York City. Commissioners will return to Washington Wednesday, March 6, for a tour of the Capitol where they will meet with Congressman Jack Kingston before returning to Savannah.

For a daily update on CCYC's tour, tune in to Coastal Sunrise on WSAV Monday beginning at 5 AM.


CCYC Itinerary

Saturday, March 1, 2014
11:30 P.M.      Youth Commissioners report to Savannah Civic Center Parking Lot

Sunday, March 2, 2014
12:00 A.M.      Depart Savannah
9:30 A.M.       Arrive in Virginia (Breakfast en route) -)
10:30 A.M.      Tour of NEWSEUM and other historic sites in Washington, DC

6:30 P.M.        Dinner - Old Country Buffet -            
9:00 P.M.        Check in Hotel; Hampton Inn & Suites, Arlington, VA; (703) 418-8181

Monday, March 3, 2014
7:45 A.M.       2014 National Association of Counties (NACo Legislative Conference)
                        Washington Hilton - Washington, DC
9:30 A.M.        NOBCO Forum
12:30 P.M.      Lunch - Buca di Beppo
2:30 P.M.        Tour of United States Supreme Court
3:30 P.M.        Depart for Philadelphia, PA

7:00   P.M.      Dinner - Golden Corral, Philadelphia, PA -
8:30   P.M.      Check in Hotel; Holiday Inn Philadelphia Stadium, Philadelphia, PA; (215) 755-9500



Tuesday, March 4, 2014
5:00 A.M.       Depart for New York
11:00 A.M.      United Nations Tour
2:00 P.M.         World Trade Center Memorial         
4:00 P.M.        Dinner - Junior's Restaurant, Brooklyn, NY  
7:30 PM           "CCYC On Broadway" - MOTOWN
10:00 P.M.      Check In Hotel for the Evening -
                        Fairfield Inn & Suites, Newark Airport, NJ; (973) 242-2600



Wednesday, March 5, 2014
7:00 A.M.        CCYC at the TODAY SHOW - Watch us on National TV!
9:00 A.M.        Depart for Washington, DC (Breakfast en route)
3:00 P.M.        Meet with Representative Jack Kingston    
5:00 P.M.       Dinner and Shopping at Potomac Mills Outlet - Woodbridge, VA
9:00 P.M.       Depart for Savannah, GA
                                                                                    
 
Thursday, March 6, 2014
6:00 A.M.        Arrive in Savannah, GA
                                                          

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