Beshear offers invite to Obama for 2009 Lincoln celebrations

Along with giving the president-elect a request for financial help for Kentucky during meetings this week, Gov. Steve Beshear has invited Barack Obama to visit the Bluegrass state after he takes office next month. kylincolnsplashlogo

Beshear said he told Obama that the best time to come would be during any of the various celebrations next year of the bicentennial of President Abraham Lincoln’s birth. 

“He indicated that he wanted to come,” Beshear said of Obama. “I told him that would be a wonderful time to come to Kentucky.” 

Beshear said he would be sending an official invitation to Obama from the state to join in the Lincoln celebration, which has events throughout the year.

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