Bob Philbin, firstname.lastname@example.org
Julie Shade, email@example.com
Who: Cumberland County, Carlisle Borough public officials; the Rotary Club of Carlisle-Sunrise officers; Carlisle Chamber; Downtown Carlisle Association; and Capital Area Transit.
What: Dedication of new Bus Shelter, donated by the Rotary Club of Carlisle-Sunrise, located at 1 Court House Square in downtown Carlisle, PA.
Where: Bus shelter location, in front of the County Court House at 1 Court House Square, vicinity of Hanover and High Streets, downtown Carlisle, PA.
When: Tuesday, February 24, 2015, at 11:00 AM.
Tentative Speaker schedule: (based on availability)
- Event opening: CAT Bob Philbin
- Rotary Speaker: Kevin Cogan
- Borough Speaker: Perry Heath
- County Commissioners: Jim Hertzler; Barb Cross; Gary Eichelberger
- CAT board representatives: Eric Bugaile, Rick Rovegno, Mike Clapsadl
- Other public officials: TBA
- CAT general manager: Bill Jones
- Event close: CAT – Bob Philbin
- Media Q&A, Bus Tour
Suggested Talking Points:
*The Rotary Club of Carlisle-Sunrise Court House Bus Shelter is a demonstration of community commitment to transit services in the Borough of Carlisle.
*The Rotary Club of Carlisle-Sunrise fosters community development and its commitment to permanent transit service in the borough of Carlisle by providing a shelter to protect travelers at the most central and highly utilized stop in the Carlisle Circulator system.
*CAT has expanded and improved the Carlisle Circulator based on community public meetings to include an expanded service to the Cumberland County Public Assistance Office; Project Share food bank; the Army War College, the Carlisle Regional Medical Center, Dickinson College and various residential and retail destinations around the Borough.
*An additional CAT Bus has been added to reduce circulator time from about 75 minutes to about 40 minutes.
*CAT will provide a direct mail postcard drop to every address in the Borough, by March 17.
*CAT will provide a full week of FREE SERVICE to all Carlisle Circulator riders, starting Monday, March 23 and ending Saturday, March 28, 2015.
*All: Urge public participation in circulator project to help assure transit sustainability in the Borough of Carlisle.
Media Note: A CAT bus will be available at the site for demonstration, a brief ride, and photo op, all are welcome aboard.