Posted: Apr 9, 2011 5:06 PM by AP posted By James H Egbert
DENVER (AP) - First lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, are coming to Denver and the Colorado Springs area as part of a five-city tour to showcase communities,businesses and nonprofits that support military families.
Obama and Biden will attend events at Coors Field in Denver on Wednesday and at Fountain-Fort Carson High School in Fountain on Thursday.
At Coors Field, Jessica Simpson will perform for military families and the Colorado Rockies' game against the Mets at Citi Field in New York will be shown on the jumbo TV screen. The Air Force Academy baseball team will practice with military children.
The Fountain-Fort Carson High School event is part of the National Math and Science Initiative. Students and parents compete in math and science.
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