Office of the Governor Rick Perry

Gov. Perry in New York to Guest Host CNBC Squawk Box, Speak at Slocum Dinner and Forbes Healthcare Forum

Monday, December 03, 2012  •  Austin, Texas  •  Press Release

Gov. Rick Perry will travel to New York City from December 3-5, where he will guest host CNBC's Squawk Box, and discuss Texas' strong economy, competitive jobs market and record population growth. While in New York, the governor will also speak at a 12th Man Foundation dinner honoring former Texas A&M University Football Coach R.C. Slocum, and give remarks at the Forbes Healthcare in the USA-Prescription for Change Forum.

R.C. Slocum, who was head football coach at Texas A&M from 1989 until 2002, has had the most coaching victories in the university's football history. He will be recognized and rewarded for a life of dedication to Texas A&M with his induction into the College Football Hall of Fame on Tuesday, December 4.

The Forbes Healthcare in the USA-Prescription for Change Forum brings together government and health care leaders to discuss sustainability in healthcare through affordability and access.

Gov. Perry's events in New York City include (asterisk denotes open press event):

Monday, December 3
Lunch honoring R.C. Slocum, hosted by TAMU Association of Former Students and NY A&M Club
National Football Foundation and College Football Hall of Fame SEC Reception
12th Man Foundation Reception and Dinner honoring R.C. and Nel Slocum

Tuesday, December 4
Guest Host on CNBC Squawk Box, 6-8AM CST*
National Football Foundation's College Football Hall of Fame Annual Reception
National Football Foundation's College Football Hall of Fame 55th Annual Awards Dinner*

Wednesday, December 5
Forbes Healthcare in the USA-Prescription for Change Forum*


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