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Obama to Speak at Alumni Arena Thursday



Amherst, NY (WBEN) - President Obama's UB visit will include a speech at Alumni Arena Thursday.

The University announced today doors will open at 9am Thursday for the President's speech. The public will be invited but tickets will be required. The speech begins at 11:15 am.

Students and faculty are invited to take part in a lottery for tickets, but for the general public, those tickets will be available on a first come, first served basis. Those tickets will be available at the Alumni Arena Box Office starting at 5pm Tuesday.
To pick up your ticket, visit the following location beginning Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013 at 5 p.m.  
 
Alumni Arena Box Office
University at Buffalo
102 Alumni Arena             
Buffalo, NY 14260 - See more at: http://www.buffalo.edu/home/feature_story/obama-speech.html#sthash.XdgYjNt1.dpuf

All attendees will go through airport-like security and should bring as few personal items as possible. No bags, sharp objects, umbrellas, liquids or signs will be allowed in Alumni Arena. Cameras are permitted.

The president is expected to arrive in Buffalo on Air Force One at 10:30am.

 

One ticket per person will be distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis while supplies last.

To pick up your ticket, visit the following location beginning Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013 at 5 p.m.  
 
Alumni Arena Box Office
University at Buffalo
102 Alumni Arena             
Buffalo, NY 14260 - See more at: http://www.buffalo.edu/home/feature_story/obama-speech.html#sthash.XdgYjNt1.dpuf

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