Obama organizer group meeting here Saturday

For anyone interested in lending a hand to President Obama, Organizing for America will stop in Augusta on Saturday as part of its nationwide “listening tours,” where supporters and volunteers talk about how to organize locally to support the president’s agenda.

The meeting will be held at 2 p.m. at Ma Fannie’s Kitchen, 1117 Laney Walker Blvd.

Organizing for America is a project of the Democratic National Committee. According to a news release, the group will also talk about “the best way to provide Americans with the tools to make their voices heard in Washington and help bring about the long-term change voters asked for so overwhelmingly last November.”



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