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Aug. 18, 2008

MEDIA ADVISORY: Iowa Memorial Union tour set for Aug. 20

WHAT: University of Iowa officials will lead a post-flood media tour of the University of Iowa's Iowa Memorial Union.

WHEN: 2 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20. Media should meet at the northeast corner of Hubbard Park. Please park in the IMU parking ramp; the parking lot south of the IMU is being used as a staging area for construction crews.

WHO: The tour will be guided by David Grady, associate vice president and director of University Life Centers.

WHY: To provide an opportunity for members of the media to witness firsthand and photograph and videotape the progress being made in the flood recovery efforts in these buildings.

WHERE: Iowa Memorial Union. To view a map, see

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Those participating in the tours MUST wear closed-toe shoes for their protection.

STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa Arts Center Relations, 300 Plaza Centre One, Suite 351, Iowa City, IA 52242-2500

MEDIA CONTACT: Stephen Pradarelli, 391-384-0007,