Dole resuming Kansas homecoming tour

Bob Dole (KSN File Photo)

DODGE CITY, Kansas  – Former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole returns to Kansas next week for the latest of several planned trips to his home state this year.

The 91-year-old Russell native lives in Washington, D.C., and is making the homecoming tour to greet longtime friends and supporters throughout the state. He spends an hour at each stop, chatting with fans and old acquaintances.

Next week’s trip is Dole’s eighth of the year and will take him to southwest Kansas. The tour begins next Monday in Dodge City, with stops in Kinsley, Greensburg, Ashland, Meade and Liberal the following day.

On Sept. 24, Dole will visit Hugoton, Elkhart, Johnson City and Ulysses. He plans to conclude the tour Sept. 25 with stops in Satanta and Cimarron.

Monday, September 22:

  • Dodge City, KS  [venue TBD] – 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, September 23:

  • Kinsley – Edwards County Fair Building (HWY 183, south of Kinsley) – 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
  • Greensburg – Kiowa Senior Center (431 S. Main St.) – 12:15 to 1:15 p.m.
  • Ashland – Senior Community Center (800 Main St.) – 2:15 to 3:15 p.m.
  • Meade – Beam Senior Center (624 Carthage) – 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.
  • Liberal – Historic Rock Island Depot (4 Rock Island Road) – 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday, September 24:

  • Hugoton – Stevens County Courthouse, Memorial Hall (200 E 6th St.) – 10:45 to 11:45 a.m.
  • Elkhart – City Hall (433 Morton St.) – 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
  • Johnson City – Stanton Senior Center (205 E. Weaver) – 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.
  • Ulysses – Grant County Senior Center (117 E. Grant) – 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Thursday, September 25:

  • Ulysses – Sunflower Electric Power Corporation Plant Dedication – 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Satanta – Dudley Township Library (105 N. Sequoyah) – 1:00 to 2:00 p.m.
  • Cimarron – Over Fifty Center (205 South Main St.) – 3:00 to 4:00 p.m.

 

 

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