Rep. Bloom Invites Residents to His First 2013 ‘Coffee and Conversation’ Meeting

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Rep. Stephen Bloom (R-Cumberland) announced today that he will host the first of his 2013
series of ‘Coffee and Conversation’ town hall meetings on Thursday, March 28, at 7 p.m. at the Carlisle
Borough Hall, located at 53 West South Street in Carlisle.

“We’re tackling a full legislative agenda in Harrisburg this spring, with many important bills in the pipeline,
everything from delivering our third consecutive on-time balanced budget to improving conditions for our
job-creating small businesses to finally getting our taxpayers out of the liquor business by ending
Pennsylvania’s government-run alcohol monopoly,” Bloom said. “Coffee and Conversation is an
opportunity for the residents of the 199th District to talk about the issues that matter most to them in a casual

The meeting, planned to last approximately one hour, will feature an update by Bloom about current
legislative issues followed by an open conversation session where attendees will have the opportunity to ask
questions and further discuss the issues impacting the community.

‘Coffee and Conversation’ is free to attend; however, residents are asked to RSVP by Thursday, March 21.
To register for the event, contact Bloom’s district office by phone at (717) 249-1990, or by email at Please provide a name, address, number of people attending and a phone number
to contact in the event the meeting is rescheduled or canceled.

Residents interested in attending may also register electronically by visiting Bloom’s website,, and filling out the form which can be found by clicking on the “Coffee and
Conversation” link.
Additional ‘Coffee and Conversation’ gatherings are scheduled to take place around the 199th District in the
coming months.

“After receiving so much good feedback from residents about last year’s full schedule of town meetings, I
decided to offer some evening meetings this year to reach more folks,” noted Bloom. “I’ll be adding
different times and places to the mix for 2013, hoping to offer at least one meeting that’s convenient for
everyone, so stay connected with me for information about future meeting dates.”
To stay connected with Bloom as part of an ongoing virtual town hall meeting, follow him on Facebook at, and on Twitter at

Representative Stephen Bloom
199th District
Pennsylvania House of Representatives
Media Contact:  Abbey Fosnot
717.260.6222 /