Gov. Haslam heads to Washington, Knoxville this week

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Gov. Bill Haslam has a series of public events scheduled for West Tennessee, and will also make appearances in Nashville, Knoxville and Washington, D.C.

The governor starts out the week with a grant announcement at the Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology in Memphis on Monday afternoon.

Haslam travels to Washington on Tuesday for an education and workforce summit hosted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation. Later that day he will be in Dyersburg and Trenton for grant announcements.

On Wednesday the governor is scheduled to speak at a Books from Birth event at a Nashville child care center, followed by a visit to the Unilever plant in Covington on Thursday.

Haslam rounds out the week at a luncheon at the Seven Islands Wildlife Refuge in Knoxville on Friday.

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