US Rep Bass Continues Green Jobs Tour with Visits to GT Solar and Nashua YMCA, Holds Milford Town Hall Meeting

Thursday, June 9, 2011, starting at 1 p.m.

MERRIMACK, NH – On Thursday, June 9, 2011, starting at 1 p.m., Congressman Charles F. Bass (NH-02) will continue his green jobs tour by visiting GT Solar in Merrimack, touring the new “green” YMCA facility in Nashua, and holding a town hall meeting in Milford for constituents.

This week across the Second District, Bass is meeting with local officials, nonprofit organizations, business owners, and constituents to discuss how innovations in alternative energy technologies can create jobs and grow the economy.

On Thursday, June 9th, Bass will be participating in the following events (members of the media are invited to attend):

1 p.m.: Visit GT Solar and learn more about the company’s technology and how it’s creating jobs in New Hampshire.  GT Solar is a provider of polysilicon production technology and sapphire and silicon crystalline growth systems and materials for the solar, LED and other specialty markets.  GT Solar is located at 243 Daniel Webster Highway in Merrimack.

3 p.m.: Tour the new energy-efficient Greater Nashua YMCA with CEO Mike LaChance.  The new facility, which opened last month, has several energy-efficient features, such as solar-insulated skylights, motion-sensor lighting, and a dehumidification system to heat the pool.  The new Nashua YMCA is located at 24 Stadium Drive in Nashua.

6 p.m.: Hold a town hall meeting for constituents in Milford.  This is the fifth town hall meeting Bass conducts in the Second District.  The town hall meeting will take place in the auditorium at the Milford Town Hall, located at 1 Union Square in Milford.