2007 (17.5 visits, 45 days)
>Sen. John McCain visited NH on December 28, 2007-January 2, 2008.
(...from Iowa) On December 28 he had a delayed arrival at Wiggins Airways at Manchester Regional Airport; Health Care Town Hall Forum at Elliot Hospital in Manchester canceled due to weather; held a Manchester Young Professionals Town Hall Meeting at wedu in Manchester; and visited his New Hampshire headquarters at 250 Commercial Street Suite 3007 in Manchester.
On December 29 he held a town hall meeting at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church in Dover; held a town hall meeting at VFW Post 8641 in Merrimack; attended a house party at the home of Henry and Judy Veilleux in Bedford; and held a town hall meeting at the Lions Club Hall in Londonderry.
On the afternoon of December 30 he attended a house party at the home of of Al and Jean Picconi in Lebanon; and held a town hall meeting at Newport Opera House in Newport.
On December 31 he attended a house party at the home of Bobbie and Jarvis Coffin in Hancock; attended a house party at the home of Donald and Terri Synborski in Londonderry; attended a house party at the home of Bill Gilmore in Rye; and attended a house party at the home of former Congressman Chuck Douglas (McCain NH Vice Chair) in Concord.
On January 1 he attended a house party at the home of Richard Brothers in Tilton; did a meet and greet at Tilt'n Diner in Tilton; did a meet and greet at Newfound Grocery in Bridgewater; and held a town hall meeting at the VFW in Laconia.
On January 2 he held a town hall meeting at the Pembroke Academy in Pembroke; toured and held an employee town hall meeting at Insight Technology in Londonderry; with Sen. Lieberman did a meet and greet at Mary Ann's Diner in Derry.
>Sen. John McCain visited NH on December 19, 2007 (continuing a trip interrupted by Senate vote). After a "Conversation on America's Role in the 21st Century" with Dr. Henry Kissinger and Jim Woolsey at Faneuil Hall in Boston, MA, he held a town hall meeting at Pelham High School cafeteria in Pelham, NH.
>Sen. John McCain
visited NH on December 17-18, 2007 for a Straight Talk
the evening of December 16 he plans a town hall meeting at
VFW in Laconia. canceled due to inclement weather].
On December 17 he held a town hall meeting at American Legion Post 59 in Hillsborough, where he received the endorsement of Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-CT); held a town hall meeting with employees at Lincoln Financial Group in Concord; a press conference to launch Independents for McCain at the New Hampshire Political Library in Concord; did a meet and greet at the Barley House in Concord; stopped by a barbershop in Concord; attended a house party at the home of Marcia Moran in Concord; and did a town hall meeting at Weare Town Hall in Weare.
On December 18 he appeared on "The Exchange" at NH Public Radio in Concord; and deliverd an address at the Andover Corporation in Salem; [
meet and greet at the Hollis Pharmacy in Hollis; and a town hall
at VFW Post 5791 in Hudson. canceled due to a Senate vote].
>Sen. John McCain
visited NH on December 3-8, 2007.
On December 3 he toured and held an employee town hall at Goss International Americas in Durham; and participated in a MySpace and MTV Presidential Dialogue at Southern New Hampshire University in Manchester.
On December 4 he held a meet and greet at the Union Street Grille in Milford; a meet and greet at the Peterborough Diner in Peterborough; a town hall meeting with employees at C&S Wholesale Grocers in Keene; and town hall meeting at David Cawley Middle School in Hooksett.
On December 5 he did media in Boston, MA: and in the early evening held a politics and sports town hall with Curt Schilling at The Derryfield School auditorium in Manchester.
On December 6 he toured and held an employee town hall meeting at The Timberland Company in Stratham; spoke to the Portsmouth Rotary at Red Hook Brewery in Newington; spoke at an Energy Security and Climate Change Forum at the Seacoast Media Group cafeteria in Portsmouth; and held a town hall meeting at Raymond High School in Raymond.
On December 7 he held town hall meeting at The Atkinson Country Club in Atkinson; attended a Pearl Harbor Day and Veterans Commemoration at Hampstead Middle School in Hampstead; and held a town hall meeting at Bedford Old Town Hall in Bedford.
On December 8 he held a town hall meeting at the Senior Activity Center in Nashua.
>Sen. John McCain
visited NH on November 16-19, 2007.
On November 16 [
he plans a meet and greet at L.L. Cote Sports Center in Errol
snow in Berlin forced McCain to fly into Manchester instead];
he traveled by bus and did a meet and greet with voters at The Balsams
in Dixville Notch.
On November 17 he did a meet and greet at Howard's Restaurant in Colebrook; a press conference on importation of prescription drugs off Rt. 141 near the Canadian border in Canaan; a meet and greet at the Lancaster House of Pizza in Lancaster; a meet and greet at Littleton Diner in Littleton; town hall meeting at Horse Meadow Senior Center in North Haverhill; and a town hall meeting at Dartmouth University, Alumni Hall at the Hopkins Center in Hanover.
On November 18 he did a meet and greet at Jack's Restaurant in New London; a town hall meeting at New London Town Hall; a meet and greet at Morse Sporting Goods in Hillsborough; and a town hall at Pierce Hall, Franklin Pierce College in Rindge.
On November 19 he spoke at the Nashua Rotary Club in Nashua.
>Sen. John McCain
on November 9-11, 2007.
On November 9 he held a press conference with former Gov. Tom Ridge to announce the National First Responders Coalition, at the Legislative Office Building in Concord; a meet and greet at the Village Perk Coffee Shop in Meredith; and a house party at the home of Bill and Linda Beyer in Moultonborough.
On November 10 he did a meet and greet at Goffstown Hardware in Goffstown; a meet and greet at Calef's Country Store in Barrington; a town hall meeting at First Congregational Church in Rochester; and attended the UNH vs. Boston College hockey game at Whittemore Arena in Durham.
On the morning of November 11 he attended the Veterans Day ceremony at New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen.
>Sen. John McCain
visited NH on October 22-23, 2007. On
he met with the Nashua Telegraph ed board at Nashua High School
South in Nashua; and did a meet and greet at the Hillside Country Store
& Deli in Pelham. On October 23 he had coffee with
at Eagle Square Delicatessen in Concord; filed his candidacy papers at
the Secretary of State's office in the State House in Concord; did a
and greet at Swenson Granite in Concord; toured and held an employee
hall at Thompson Center Arms in Rochester; and held a town hall meeting
at The Hampton Academy Middle School in Hampton. [
24 he plans to speak at a breakfast town hall meeting hosted by the
Greater Salem And Greater Derry-Londonderry Chamber Of Commerce at The
Brookstone Event Center in Derry. canceled this appearance on
October 23 "to return to Washington to vote on the nomination of Judge
Leslie Southwick to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th
(Rudman filled in)].
>Sen. John McCain
visited NH on October 12-14, 2007.
Early on the evening of October 12 he held a town hall meeting in the community room at The Congregational Church of Amherst in Amherst.
On October 13 he appeared at a special meeting of the New Hampshire Republican State Committee at The Yard Seafood and Steak House in Manchester; spoke at the Global Warming and Energy Solutions Conference at the Radisson Hotel in Manchester; and spoke at a AARP "Divided We Fail" Candidate Forum at C.R. Sparks in Bedford.
On October 14 he did a meet and greet at Robie's General Store in Hooksett; received the endorsement of Republicans for Environmental Protection at an event at New Hampshire Audubon Society's McLane Audubon Center in Concord; and held a town hall meeting at Hopkinton Town Hall in Hopkinton (Gov. Lynch among those who showed up).
>Sen. John McCain visited NH on September 29-30, 2007. On September 29 he attended a house party at the home of Home of Dr. Mark & Patty Henshke in Rye, attended a "Septemberfest" house party at the home of Maureen & Cal Barrows in Exeter; and held a town hall meeting at American Legion Post 51 in Epping. On September 30 he stopped in for meet and greet at Waterhouse's Country Store in Windham; held a town hall meeting at Pinkerton Arts Center senior cafeteria in Derry; and held a house party at the home of Dr. Jim and Jan Squires in Hollis.
>Sen. John McCain visited NH on September 13-14, 2007, continuing a weeklong "No Surrender Tour" of Iowa, NH and SC (McCain and distinguished veterans rally support for our troops and their mission in Iraq). On September 13 he held a "No Surrender" rally at Rochester VFW Post 1772 in East Rochester; a "No Surrender" rally and reception at the home of Bill Grimm in Franklin; a "No Surrender" rally at Concord VFW Post 1631 in Concord; and a "No Surrender" BBQ at VFW 5791 in Hudson. On September 14 he held a mid-day "No Surrender" rally at Londonderry American Legion Post 27 in Londonderry.
>Sen. John McCain visited NH on September 4-5, 2007. On September 4 he held a student forum at Concord High School in Concord; stopped at the American Barbershop in Concord to get his hair cut for the debate; dropped in at the offices of the ONE Campaign in Concord; visited Granite State Manufacturers in Manchester; and held a town hall meeting at the fire station in Bow. On September 5 he plans a meet and greet with the Chester Fire Department in Chester; a stop at a pre-debate party with supporters at Libby's Restaurant in Durham; and participated in the debate at UNH in Durham.
>Sen. John McCain
visited NH on August 9-11, 2007.
On the evening of August 9 he held a town hall meeting at the John O'Leary Adult Community Center in Merrimack; and made an unannounced stop at the King Kone ice-cream stand in Merrimack.
On August 10 he did a business leaders breakfast at John Lyons Law Offices, P.A. in Portsmouth; a meet and greet at Packy Campbell's Real Estate Office in Rochester; made an unannounced stop at the Dockside Grille and Dairy Bar in Wolfeboro, where met with voters and did an interview with WMUR; held a town hall meeting at The Wright Museum in Wolfeboro; and stopped by again at the Dockside for ice cream.
On August 11 he held a town hall meeting at American Legion Post 46 in Conway; and a house party at the home of Dan and Linda Steinbach in Milton.
>Sen. John McCainvisited NH on July 25-26, 2007. On July 25 he participated in a Divine Millimet and Manchester Chamber of Commerce "Meet The Candidate Forum" in the lobby at Divine Millimet in Manchester; held a town hall meeting with BAE Systems employees at BAE Systems in Nashua; and held a town hall meeting at the Keene Country Club in Keene. At midday/early afternoon on July 26 he held a town hall meeting with Derry Rotary at the Marion Gerrish Community Center in Derry.
>Sen. John McCain visited NH on July 13-14, 2007. On July 13 he appeared on "The Exchange" with Laura Knoy from NHPR studios in Concord; delivered a policy address on "Iraq and The War Against Islamic Extremism" at the Courtyard Marriott in Concord; met with the editorial board of the Union Leader; and had a private dinner with the family of a fallen soldier. On the morning of July 14 he held a town hall meeting at American Legion Post 29 in Claremont.
first six months of 2007 (4 visits,
>On June 5, 2007 in NH, Sen. John McCain held a town hall meeting at the Gilford Fire Station; participated in the debate at St. Anselm College in Manchester; and, after the debate, dropped by the campaign's debate watch party at Jillian's in Manchester.
>Sen. John McCain visited NH on April 25, 2007, launching his announcement tour. He rallied at Prescott Park in Portsmouth; and rallied at Veterans Park in Manchester (across from the Radisson Hotel).
>Sen. John McCain did a bus tour in NH on March 23-24, 2007. On the evening of March 23 he held a town hall meeting at Franklin Opera House in Franklin. On March 24 he held a town hall meeting at Plymouth Regional Senior Center in Plymouth; stopped in at the Littleton Rotary Radio Auction; held a town hall meeting at Littleton VFW Howard H. Shawney Post #816 in Littleton; stopped at a sugar house in the Whitefield area; stopped at the Village Gun Store in Whitefield; made remarks at the Coos County GOP Lincoln Day Dinner at Northland Restaurant & Dairy Bar in Berlin; and spoke at the Carroll County Lincoln Day Dinner at North Conway Grand Hotel in North Conway.
>Sen. John McCain
visited NH on March 17-19, 2007.
the evening of March 16 he plans a roundtable discussion with
officers and firefighters at Nashua Fire House on East Hollis Street.canceled
due to weather].
After overnighting in Nashua on the night of March 16, he conducted a bus tour on March 17 and 18 accompanied by Mrs. McCain.
On March 17 he held a town hall meeting at Milford Elementary School gymnasium in Milford; made an unscheduled stop for lunch at Chez Vachon in Manchester; did a town hall meeting at Lebanon High School cafeteria in Lebanon; attended a house party at the home of Jayne and Shawn Millerick in Bow (Jayne Millerick is the former state GOP party chair); and made an unannounced visit to Capitol Convenience in Concord, where he met clerk Mary Hill and tried some samples at the annual St. Patrick’s Day beer tasting. Overnight at the Concord Marriott.
On March 18 he attended a house party hosted Dan and Jennifer Philbrick at the Rollins Mansion on Three Rivers Farm Road in Dover; held a town hall meeting at Exeter Town Hall; and was the guest speaker at the Greater Hudson Chamber of Commerce 38th Annual Awards Dinner at the Castleton Banquet & Conference Center in Windham.
On March 19 he spoke at the dedication ceremony of Buckingham Place, a new housing facility for homeless veterans in Nashua.
2006 (4 visits, 5 days)
>Sen. John McCain visited NH on October 27, 2006. He arrived in Dixville Notch on the evening of October 26. On October 27 he attended a meet and greet with North Country Republican candidates at the Lancaster Welcome Center in Lancaster; attended a town hall meeting with State Senator John Gallus at the Berlin VFW Post; and attended a Bass campaign spaghetti dinner at Nashua VFW Hall.
John McCain visited NH on September 17, 2006. [
had been scheduled to appear at a family barbeque on behalf of
Jeb Bradley at Albacore Park in Portsmouth on the evening of September
16 but cancelled due to a scheduling conflict]. He
acted as grand marshal for the Sylvania 300 NASCAR race at New
International Speedway in Loudon; and spoke to Republican activists at
a house party at the home of Steve and Susan Duprey in Concord.
>Sen. John McCain spoke at the New Hampshire Federation of Republican Women's "Lilac Breakfast" at the Radisson Hotel/Center of New Hampshire in Manchester, NH on May 22, 2006.
>Sen. John McCain visited NH on April 7-8, 2006. On the evening of April 7 spoke at a fundraiser for the state Senate Republicans' PAC at Marriott Hotel and Grappone Conference Center in Concord. On April 8 he spoke at a fundraiser for Sen. Peter Bragdon (R-Milford) at Congressman Charlie Bass' home in Peterborough; did a town hall meeting with Congressman Bass at Keene State College; and signed copies of his book Character is Destiny at Borders Books in West Lebanon.
>Sen. John McCain was first to venture into NH, albeit briefly; he addressed the second annual Nackey S. Loeb First Amendment Award dinner in Manchester on November 18, 2004.
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