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On second Kansas tour, Bob Dole to visit Wichita

  • The Wichita Eagle
  • Published Monday, May 5, 2014, at 7:13 p.m.
  • Updated Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at 6:21 a.m.


Former Sen. Bob Dole has firmed up his schedule for another visit to his home state of Kansas, this time including specific venues and places.

The trip will include a visit to Wichita on May 14. Dole will visit Wichita State University’s Hughes Metropolitan Complex, 5015 E. 29th St. North, from 10:30 to 11:45 a.m.

All visits are open to the public, his office said.

“I’m looking forward to returning to Kansas for the second time this spring,” Dole said in a statement. “I hope to see friends and former supporters of mine, and I am looking forward to enjoying more cookies along the way – preferably oatmeal raisin and chocolate.”

Dole visited several Kansas cities, including Lawrence, last month.

According to Dole’s office in Washington, his schedule for May is as follows:

May 12

Seneca – Seneca American Legion, 812 Main St., 10:45-11:45 a.m.

Marysville – American Legion Post No. 163, 310 N. 19th St., 12:35-1:30 p.m.

Washington – Mayberry’s Restaurant, 307 C St., 2:15-3:15 p.m.

Clay Center – pollo Towers, social room (330 W. Court Street) – 4-5 p.m.

Westmoreland – Westmoreland United Methodist Church, education building, 105 Second St., 6:15-7:15 p.m.

May 13

Manhattan – Kansas Wheat Innovation Center, 1990 Kimball Ave., 9:45-10:30 a.m.

Junction City – venue to be determined, 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

Abilene – Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library, indoor courtyard, 200 SE Fourth St., 1-2:15 p.m.

Salina – Salina Public Library, Prescott Meeting Room, Ninth and Elm streets, 3-4:15 p.m.

McPherson – The Well, 101 N. Main St., 5:15-6:15 p.m.

Newton – Kansas Sports Museum, 601 SE 36th St., 7-8 p.m.

May 14

Wichita – Wichita State University’s Hughes Metropolitan Complex, 5015 E. 29th St. North, 10:30-11:45 a.m.

El Dorado – Butler Community College, Hubbard Welcome Center, 901 S. Haverhill, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Emporia – Lyon County Courthouse, Jury Assembly Room, 420 Commercial St., 2:45-3:45 p.m.

May 15

Topeka – Crestview Shelter House, 4901 SW Shunga Dr., 10:30-11:45 a.m.

Wyandotte County – Hilton Garden Inn, 520 Minnesota Ave., 1-2 p.m.

Reach Roy Wenzl at 316-268-6219 or rwenzl@wichitaeagle.com. Follow him on Twitter: @roywenzl.

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