Obama Campaign Announces Small Business Forums, Second Round of Book Clubs

MANCHESTER , NH—Senator Barack Obama’s grassroots organizing in New Hampshire continues to pick up this week as the campaign launches its third round of community issue forums and the second round of From Doubt to Hope bookclubs.

Campaign staff will host forums with small business owners to discuss business values and the challenges and opportunities confronting businesspeople and entrepreneurs as we head into this critical election. The forums will begin today in Portsmouth,with three more initial forums to take place in Peterborough, Concord, and Plymouth in the coming days. More forums will be announced as they are added.

Guests are encouraged to RSVP to Graham Roth at groth@barackobama.com or (603) 668-2008.

In addition to the forums, the second round of From Doubt to Hope bookclubs begins today, with undecided voters gathering to read Senator Obama’s book Dreams From my Father in towns across the state. The book clubs have drawn great reviews so far, even makingit onto CNN. To find a book club near you, please visit http://nh.barackobama.com/doubttohope.

Both the forums and thebook clubs are open to press. For credentials for more information, please email nh-media@barackobama.com.

Please find below the schedule for thefirst four small business forums:


Tuesday, July 24th 6:00pm

Radici Restaurant

142 Congress St

Portsmouth , NH 03801


Wednesday, July 25th 5:30pm

Peterborough Unitarian Church , Parish Hall

25 Main St

Peterborough , NH 03458


Thursday, July 26th 5:30pm

Still In a Pinch Café

2 Pillsbury St

Concord , NH 03301


Monday, August 6th, 5:30pm

The Common Man Inn

231 Main Street (Just off Exit 26, I-93)

Plymouth , NH 03264