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Sept. 1, 2011 - Nationwide List of Actions

On September 1, nurses across America will lead Main Street actions to publicize support for a Financial Transaction Tax on Wall Street to repair Main Street and begin restoring economic fairness to our nation. Locations and times for the events listed below are subject to change.


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California

Eureka – Nurses hold a Main Street Action
Representative Mike Thompson
11 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. soup kitchen at 2nd Street and F Street
11:30 a.m. – delegation heads to Rep. Thompson's office at 317 3rd Street, Eureka

Riverside – Nurses hold a Main Street Action
Representative Ken Calvert
1 p.m.
Action for Main Street, 3400 Central Ave Ste 200, Riverside 

San Dimas – Nurses hold a Main Street Action
Representative David Dreier
12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m.
Speak out for Main Street, 510 E Foothill Blvd #201. San Dimas 

San Diego – Nurses hold a Main Street Action
Representative Bob Filner
5:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
Soup kitchen and speak out for Main Street, 4265 Fairmount Ave, San Diego 

Stockton – Nurses hold a Main Street Action
Representative Jerry McNerney
11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Rally for Main Street, 2222 Grand Canal Blvd #7, Stockton 

Garden Grove – Nurses hold a Main Street Action
Representative Loretta Sanchez
11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
Rally for Main Street, 12397 Lewis St. Suite 101 Garden Grove 

San Bernardino – Nurses hold a Main Street Action
Representative Joe Baca
11:00 a.m. to 12 noon
Soup kitchen for Main Street, parking lot across from 201 North “E” St., San Bernardino 

Modesto – Nurses hold a Main Street Action
Representative Dennis Cardoza
12 noon to 2:00 p.m..
Soup kitchen for Main Street, 1010 10th St Suite 5800, Modesto

Fresno – Nurses hold a Main Street Action
Representative Jim Costa
12 noon to 1:30 p.m.
Soup kitchen for Main Street across the street from Representative Jim Costa's office
855 M Street Ste 940, Fresno

Granite Bay – Nurses hold a Main Street Action
Representative Tom McClintock
12:30 noon to 2:00 p.m.
Rally for Main Street, 8700 Auburn-Folsom Road Suite 100, Granite Bay

Gold River – Nurses hold a Main Street Action
Representative Daniel Lungren
11:00 a.m. to 12 noon
Rally for Main Street, 2339 Gold Meadow Way Suite 220, Gold River
Caravan to Granite Bay for that 12:30 p.m. rally

Palmdale – Nurses hold a Main Street Action
Representative Buck McKeon
3:30 to 4 p.m.
Rally and food drive for Main Street, 1008 WAvenue M-14 Suite E-1, Palmdale

Camarillo – Nurses hold a Main Street Action
Representative Elton Gallegly
12 noon to 1 p.m.
Rally for Main Street, 5051 Verdugo Way Suite 120, Camarillo

Vista – Nurses hold a Main Street Action
Representative Darrell Issa
8:30 a.m. at the overpass of the Mar Vista off-ramp of I-78
Following this action, a delegation will go to Rep. Issa's office at 1800 Thibodo Road #310, Vista

Chico – Nurses hold a Main Street Action
11:00 a.m.: Meet with Representative Wally Herger
2595 Ceanothus Ave #182, Chico
12 noon to 1:00 p.m.: Soup kitchen for Main Street
Plaza Park at 5th and Broadway

Bakersfield – Nurses hold a Main Street Action
Representative Kevin McCarthy
12 noon to 1:00 p.m.
Soup kitchen for Main Street, 4100 Empire Dr., Bakersfield

Huntington Beach – Nurses hold a Main Street Action
Representative Dana Rohrabacher
1:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Rally for Main Street, 101 Main St Suite 380, Huntington Beach

San Francisco – Nurses hold a Main Street Action
Senator Dianne Feinstein and Representative Nancy Pelosi
12 noon to 1:00 p.m.
Soup kitchen for Main Street, Federal Building 90 7th Street, San Francisco

Colorado

Pueblo – Nurses hold a Main Street Action
Senator Michael Bennet and Senator Mark Udall
9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Rally and Speak Out for Main Street, 107 West B St, Pueblo

Florida

Orlando – Nurses hold a Main Street Action
Senator Marco Rubio
11:30 a.m.
Speak-out for Main Street, 201 S. Orange Ave, Orlando

Seminole – Nurses hold a Main Street Action
Representative C.W. Young
11:30 a.m.
Speak-out for Main Street and materials drive to benefit local shelters
9210 113th street, Seminole

Sarasota – Nurses hold a Main Street Action
Representative Vern Buchanan
11:30 a.m.
Speak-out for Main Street - 111 South Orange Ave, Sarasota

Fort Lauderdale – Nurses hold a Main Street Action
Representative Allen West
9:30 a.m.
Speak-out for Main Street, 6300 NE 1st Ave Ste 100, Fort Lauderdale

Georgia

Augusta – Nurses hold a Main Street Action
Senator Saxby Chambliss
5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Picnic and speak out for Main Street, Augusta Commons, 836 Reynolds Street, Augusta

Illinois

Chicago – Nurses hold a Main Street Action
Senator Dick Durban and Senator Mark Kirk
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Pritzker Park, 344 S. State St., Chicago
Bag lunches for the homeless and hosting a blues concert – “Wall Street is Giving U.S. the Blues.” The nurses will deliver a Wall Street Transaction Tax pledge to Senator Dick Durbin at Federal Plaza.

Indiana

Merrillville - Nurses Hold a Main Street Action
Representative Peter Visclosky
1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Speak-out for Main Street, 7895 Broadway Street, Merrillville

Iowa

Council Bluffs – Nurses hold a Main Street Action
Representative Steve King
5:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m.
Main Street food drive, Main Street Farmers’ Market 9th & Main St., Council Bluffs

Kentucky

Hazard – Nurses hold a Main Street Action
Representative Harold Rogers
12 p.m. noon
Rally for Main Street at 601 Main St., Hazard

Maine

Bangor – Nurses hold a Main Street Action
Representative Mike Michaud
12 p.m. noon
Food bank and speak out for Main Street, 6 State St., Bangor

Massachusetts

Boston – Nurses hold a Main Street Action
Senator Scott Brown
11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Rally for Main Street, JFK Federal Building, 15 Sudbury St.

Worcester – Nurses hold a Main Street Action
Representative James McGovern
11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Rally for Main Street, Worcester City Hall, 455 Main Street

Michigan

Mt. Pleasant – Nurses hold a Main Street Action
Representative Dave Camp
5:00 p.m.
Main Street tailgater at Central Michigan University game, Mt Pleasant

Marquette
– Nurses hold a Main Street Action
Representative Dan Benishek
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Soup kitchen for Main Street, 307 S. Front St. Ste 120, Marquette

Muskegon – Nurses hold a Main Street Action
Representative Bill Huizenga
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Soup kitchen for Main Street, 900 Third St. Ste 203, Muskegon

Jackson – Nurses hold a Main Street Action
Representative Tim Walberg
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Soup kitchen for Main Street, 800 West Ganson St., Jackson

Minnesota

St. Paul – Nurses hold a Main Street Action
Senator Amy Klobuchar
5:30 p.m.
Share Main Street stories and compete in contest. Top vote-getter receives $250 donated to charity of choice. State Fair Fairgrounds AFL-CIO Pavillion

Woodbury – Nurses hold a Main Street Action
Representative Michele Bachmann
11:00 a.m.
Main Street Q & A,  Rep. Michele Bachman’s office, 6043 Hudson Rd., Woodbury

Burnsville – Nurses hold a Main Street Action
Representative John Kline
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Coffee Shops throughout south metro area. Starting at Rep. John Kline’s office,  101 W. Burnsville Parkway #201,  Burnsville

Duluth
– Nurses hold a Main Street Action
Representative Chip Cravaack
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Soup kitchen for Main Street, 515 Gerald Heaney Federal Bldg. Duluth

Thief River Falls – Nurses hold a Main Street Action
Representative Collin Peterson
3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
School supplies for Main Street, 601 County Road 61, Thief River Falls

Missouri

Liberty – Nurses hold a Main Street Action
Representative Sam Graves
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Speak out for Main Street and Lady Liberty hears stories from of the pain casued to Main Street by Wall Street.
113 Blue Jay Drive, Liberty

Nevada

Las Vegas – Nurses hold a Main Street Action
Representative Joe Heck
Delegation at 10 a.m. at Heck’s office, 485 W. Sunset Road Ste. 300, Las Vegas
Soup kitchen at 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunset Park, 2601 E Sunset Rd (corner of Sunset and Eastern), Las Vegas

Reno – Nurses hold a Main Street Action
Senator Dean Heller
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Speak out for Main Street, 400 S Virginia Street Ste 738, Reno

New York

Massapequa Park (Long Island) – Nurses hold a Main Street Action
Representative Pete King
12:30 noon to 1:45 p.m.
Speak-out for Main Street, 1003 Park Blvd. Massapequah

Ohio

Dayton – Nurses hold a Main Street Action
Representative Michael Turner
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Soup kitchen, 120 West 3rd Street, Dayton

Cleveland/Painesville – Nurses hold a Main Street Action
Representative Steven LaTourette
11:00 a.m. - Community speak out and Lady Liberty hears stories from Main Street on the pain caused by Wall Street; collection for Project Hope for the Homeless
1 Victoria Place, Painesville

Pennsylvania

Senator Pat Toomey’s Office
 
Philadelphia:
1628 JFK Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19103
 
Northeast Pennsylvania:
538 Spruce Street, Scranton, PA 18503

Philadelphia - 12:00 noon - Nurses hold a Main Street Action
Senator Pat Toomey's Office
12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.
8 Penn Center, 1628 JFK Blvd, Philadelphia

Northeast Pennsylvania - 12:00 noon - Nurses hold a Main Street Action
Senator Pat Toomey's Office 
12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.
538 Spruce Street, Scranton

Texas

San Antonio – Nurses hold a Main Street Action
Representative Francisco Canseco
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Rally and health fair at the ballroom in the Granada Homes, 311 S. St. Mary’s St., San Antonio

Corpus Christi – Nurses hold a Main Street Action
Representative Blake Farenthold
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Main Street at the Park, Old City Hall Park, Shoreline Boulevard and Kinney Street,  Corpus Christi

Brownsville – Nurses hold a Main Street Action
Representative Blake Farenthold
9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Rally and health fair at the El Mundo Feliz Adult Day Care, 524 East Los Ebanos Blvd., Brownsville

El Paso – Nurses hold a Main Street Action
Representative Silvestre Reyes
3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Press conference and food drive and rally at the Centro De Los Trabajadores Agrícolas Fronterizos, corner of Ninth Avenue and Oregon Street, El Paso

West Virginia

Beckley – Nurses hold a Main Street Action
Representative Nick Rahall
12 noon to 2:00 p.m.
Speak out at 109 W. Main St., Beckley

Wisconsin

Janesville – Nurses hold a Main Street Action
Representative Paul Ryan
5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Soup kitchen and speak out for Main Street, 20 S. Main St., Janesville

 

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