UPDATE: Springfield Opening Also Set for Saturday
Barack Obama's presidential campaign in Missouri will open offices in Rolla and Marshfield this Saturday in order to show "its commitment to rural Missouri."
"Obama’s Missouri Campaign for Change has a strong commitment to rural Missouri, placing offices where no other presidential candidate, Democrat or Republican, has had a presence before," reads a release from the Missouri Democratic Party.
Union and Poplar Bluff will also celebrate office openings on Saturday. Additional offices slated for the suburban and urban areas of Missouri will open in the coming weeks.
UPDATED @ 9:25 PM . . . Obama's campaign will also be opening an office in Springfield on Saturday. The Obama office will be located on 220 South Campbell, on the corner of Campbell and McDaniel. Sen. Claire McCaskill's mother, Betty Anne McCaskill will help kick-off the opening on Saturday between 4-7 p.m.
Following the office openings, on Sunday, July 27, volunteers will head out into their communities to knock on doors and talk to neighbors about Obama's policies.