FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 15, 2002
Release #2002-23
Contact: Senator Fred Hemmings
Phone: 587-8388/371-3577 (cell)

 

SENATOR FRED HEMMINGS TO TRAVEL TO PERU ON GOODWILL TRIP

 

MEDIA, PLEASE NOTE:

Although Senator Fred Hemmings will be participating in several public policy discussions and acting as a goodwill ambassador, all expenses from his trip to Peru will be paid out of his own pocket. For further information, please contact Carina Tagupa at 586-6995.

 

HONOLULU—Senate Minority Floor Leader Fred Hemmings (District 25, Kailua-Waimanalo) will travel to Peru March 25-31. He will meet with the United States Ambassador to Peru, the Honorable John R. Hamilton.

Senator Hemmings will also discuss with community leaders the benefits of sports as an alternative to the pervasive use of drugs amongst young people. National media such as El Comercio, Panamericana TV, Channel N and SOMOS weekly magazine will be covering the event, which is scheduled to air on Peruvian national television.

While in South America, Senator Hemmings is also scheduled to give a speech to business leaders to discuss tourism development as an industry in Peru.

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