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Chairmen Lamar Smith, Frank Lucas to Visit Texas Tech Campus

Chairmen to visit National Wind Institute and Food Safety Lab, respectively.

Written by Chris Cook

Friday, Nov. 1

WHO:             Congressman Lamar Smith (TX-21), Chairman of the Science, Space and Technology Committee.

WHAT:           Media availability with Chairman Smith and tour of the National Wind Institute at Texas Tech University.

WHEN:           Tour – 3 p.m., Friday (Nov. 1); Media availability – 4 p.m., Friday (Nov. 1)

WHERE:         National Wind Institute facilities at Reese Technology Center, Bldg. 250, 9801 Reese Blvd. (Driving directions by Google Maps)

EVENT:          Texas Tech officials and Chairman Smith will tour facilities of the National Wind Institute and discuss research conducted on behalf of storm mitigation and structure improvements to withstand high-wind events.

Saturday, Nov. 2

WHO:             Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-3), Chairman of the Agriculture Committee.

WHAT:           Media availability with Chairman Lucas and tour of the Food Safety Lab at Texas Tech.

WHEN:          Tour – 10:45 a.m., Saturday (Nov. 2); Media may join the tour and availability will follow upon conclusion.

WHERE:        Experimental Sciences Building, Texas Tech campus, located directly south of the Fuller Track. Upon arrival at the Drive of Champions and Canton Ave., Media must tell the parking attendant they are there for the tour and media availability.

EVENT:          Texas Tech officials and Chairman Lucas will tour the Food Safety Lab and discuss research conducted at the facility.

CONTACT: Chris Cook, Office of Communications & Marketing, Texas Tech University, (806) 742-2136 or chris.cook@ttu.edu.

 

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