UPDATE at 9:00PM: A bus from Richmond now available!!!! For seat reservations email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Rita Grace at any hour: C# 540-270-9559. Bus ride free!
Carmel Church Commuter Lot
Exit 104 off I-95, Bowling Green
Also, Tea Party organizers are asking everyone to wear RED, to easily identify Code Red Rally protestors. It will also be a good statement for press and congressional staffers. Please make sure you visit all four Virginia Democratic congressman. Perriello has said he will vote YES. Tell them that is UNACCEPTABLE!!!
Tom Perriello: 1520 Longworth HOB
Phone: (202) 225-4711
Glenn Nye: 116 Cannon HOB
Phone: (202) 225-4215
Rick Boucher: 2187 Rayburn HOB
Phone: (202) 225-3861
Gerry Connolly: 327 Cannon HOB
Phone: (202) 225-1492
Take pictures tomorrow and send them to us so we can upload to the website. You can also upload your pictures to Facebook and “tag” Richmond Tea Party for all fans to see.
UPDATE at 5:50PM: Meet at 10am at Canon House Office Buildings to meet Tea Party Patriots. Will visit congressman from 10am-12pm. Bring your clipboard and pen to document the answers you receive when visiting the offices. We meet at 12pm noon at West Capitol Lawn for Rally and then will return to House office buildings for more protesting and demanding a ‘NO’ vote! Don’t leave until you get an answer!
The Code Red Rally Returns to Washington to Kill the Bill. Upper Senate Park, 200 New Jersey Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001. Starts at 12:00PM Noon on Saturday March 20th, 2010. The House office buildings will be open and you can go in for visits with Congressmen and/or staff before and after the rally.
This is your last chance to come together and show our strength before the vote. The rally is set for 12:00PM Noon. Check back often for updates . We will have another all star cast of speakers. It’s supposed to be a beautiful day, come on out and exercise your legs, lungs and liberty!!
There will also be a candle light vigil around the U.S. Capitol beginning at 6:00PM.
Featured speakers at the Washington, D.C. Rally on Saturday will include:
Congresswoman Michelle Bachmann (MN)
Congressman Tom Price (GA)
Congressman Joe Wilson (SC)
Congressman Phil Gingrey (GA)
Actor & Conservative Jon Voight
Dr. Milton Wolf, Barack Obama’s second cousin who opposes Obamacare
Colin Hanna, Let Freedom Ring
Jim Martin, 60 Plus
Phil Kerpen, Americans for Prosperity
Tim Phillips, Americans for Prosperity
Andrew Langer, Institute for Liberty
Kathryn Serkes, Doctor Patient Medical Association
Mark Skoda, Memphis Tea Party
Amy Kremer, Tea Party Express
Jennifer Hulsey, American Grassroots Coalition
Ben Cunningham, Founder of the Tennessee Tax Revolt
Darla Dawald, Grassfire / Resistnet
RICHMOND AREA: For those interested, meet at the Bass Pro Shop in Ashland, right off of I-95 to carpool caravan up to Union Station in DC. Meet at 8am in the parking lot.
Bass Pro Shop
11550 Lakeridge Parkway
Ashland, VA 23005
Caravan coordinators at the Bass Pro Shop are Laura Alcorn, email@example.com or 804 741 3455 or Michelle Stanley at firstname.lastname@example.org. Contact them if you have questions. Or simply meet at the Bass Pro Shop at 8:00 AM Saturday. Look for the ‘No, Is Not Good Enough’ signs.
Directions from Bass Pro Shop to Union Station
*Follow I-95 North toward Washington DC.
*I-95 becomes I-395 when you cross I-495. Continue North on I-395.
*Exit at Massachusetts Avenue.
*Turn Right onto Massachusetts Avenue (East).
*Follow Massachusetts Avenue approximately 4 blocks to Columbus Circle.
*Union Station is on the Left.
Parking fee at Union Station for 4 to 5 hours is $13.00.