Hey there. We’ve arrived in the Twin Cities for the Republican National Convention. We’re excited to be here, but with the nation’s attention properly focused on Hurricane Gustav… we’re going to use this opportunity to galvanize support for national service.
We’ll be helping out the Red Cross and other groups that will be providing service in the preparation and/or the aftermath of the Gulf Coast storm. We’re glued to the Weather Channel, and like the rest of the country… we’re hoping for the best but fearing the worst.
Well, there we were at Invesco Field last night. Barack Obama was about to give his big speech, when we ran into Cynthia Harris of Huntsville, Ala., who was proudly cooling herself with an America’s Power fan.
Our street teams had been handing them out all week, and it was nice to see so many people using them at Invesco Field!
In front of an estimated 84,000 people at Invesco Field tonight, Barack Obama said:
"As president, as president, I will tap our natural gas reserves, invest in clean coal technology, and find ways to safely harness nuclear power."
We were encouraged to hear Obama, now officially his party’s nominee, commit to a platform that supports the funding of clean coal technology.
Now it’s time to head to the Twin Cities for the Republican National Convention. We can’t wait to see if they agree.