Media Advisory
From the Office of State Senator Rodney Ellis

For Immediate Release
September 28, 2004
Contact: Brandon Dudley, (713) 236-0306

Senator Rodney Ellis, Representative Garnet Coleman, Children's Defense Fund of Texas, Gulf Coast CHIP, Advocacy Inc. and the Houston Area Urban League to Hold Press Conference on Children's Health Insurance Program

(Houston)// -- Senator Rodney Ellis (D-Houston), Representative Garnet Coleman (D-Houston), Children's Defense Fund of Texas, Gulf Coast CHIP, Advocacy Inc. and The Houston Area Urban League will hold a press conference on Wednesday, September 29, at the Third Ward Multi-Service Center, 3611 Ennis in an effort to increase awareness of Texas Children's Health Insurance Program and bring attention to funding cuts that have denied many children in Texas access to health care. The group will unveil billboards to be posted around Houston, in both English and Spanish, that provide parents with information on how they can enroll their children in the CHIP program.

WHO:
Senator Rodney Ellis (D-Houston), Representative Garnet Coleman (D-Houston), Children's Defense Fund of Texas, Gulf Coast CHIP, Advocacy Inc. and The Houston Area Urban League.
WHAT:
Children's Health Insurance Program Press Conference
WHEN:
Wednesday, September 29th, 11:00 a.m.
WHERE:
Third Ward Multi-Service Center, 3611 Ennis.

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