Lucas, Inhofe Welcome President George W. Bush to Woodward

May 07, 2009

Washington, DC – Yesterday, the Woodward Tourism and Convention Bureau announced that President George W. Bush would speak at the dedication of the Crystal Beach Park during the “Let Freedom Ring 2009” celebration being held on July 4th.  The celebration will mark the 80th anniversary of Crystal Beach Park.

Congressman Frank Lucas: “I am excited that President Bush has selected Woodward as the place to celebrate his Fourth of July holiday.  Crystal Beach Park is a landmark in Woodward.  The recent renovations it has undergone have made it even more of a treasure to the city.  I am sure that President Bush will enjoy the warm hospitality of Woodward this Fourth of July.  This is a wonderful opportunity for the rest of the country to see all the amazing features of Woodward and Northwestern Oklahoma.”

Senator Jim Inhofe: “I am proud that President Bush has chosen the city of Woodward to spend the Fourth of July.  Woodward exemplifies the promising economic growth and achievements many of the communities in Oklahoma have had in recent years. I am sure the former President will agree that it’s a great place to spend this holiday.”

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