Congressman Jason Smith to Open Poplar Bluff Office September 16th
WASHINGTON – On Monday, September 16th, Congressman Jason Smith will open a district office in Poplar Bluff. Smith will be on hand to officially open the office and to meet with his constituents. Smith hopes his Poplar Bluff office will allow him to be closer to his constituents and to ultimately represent the Eighth District more effectively in Washington, D.C.
“We are excited about opening an office in Poplar Bluff. Poplar Bluff is one of the fastest growing communities in our Eighth Congressional District and having a district office there shows my commitment to the area,” said Smith. “To my knowledge, this is the very first time Poplar Bluff has had an office for their federal representative. I want to invite the entire community to join us on Monday for the office opening.”
State Senator Doug Libla, praised Smith’s decision to open an office in Poplar Bluff.
“Poplar Bluff is one of the fastest growing and exciting communities in Southeast Missouri. It makes sense to have a congressional office in our town, and will give citizens direct access to Congressman Smith’s office. I’m happy that Congressman Smith recognizes that Poplar Bluff has been a leader in maintaining, plus attracting new businesses and families, to the region.” said Libla.
State Representative Todd Richardson also welcomed news of Smith opening an office in Poplar Bluff.
“I'm excited to see Congressman Smith open an office here in Poplar Bluff. I know Congressman Smith is passionate about serving the people of this area and has a strong commitment to this part of the 8th district. This office is an indication of that commitment and will serve the people of this area well,” said Richardson.
WHO: Congressman Jason Smith
WHAT: Opening of Poplar Bluff District Office
WHERE: 2911 North Westwood Blvd., Suite C, Poplar Bluff, MO
WHEN: Monday, September 16, 2013 from 10:00AM-11:00AM
***Members of the media and the community are invited to the office opening.***