Celebrity News: Michelle Obama comes to Miami and Orlando today

Michelle Obama at Disney World (credit: Matt Stroshane)

Michelle Obama at Disney World (credit: Matt Stroshane)

Breaking news for your Florida vacation: see Michelle Obama on the campaign trail

First Lady Michelle Obama is in Florida today, appearing in two cities – Orlando and Miami. Campaigning on her husband’s behalf, she will be speaking to grassroots supporters to encourage voting and volunteering. She’s been no stranger to Florida, appearing in Tampa, Sarasota and Palm Beach on January 26th for events and in Naples on April 27th to speak with campaign volunteers and host a fundraising event. Today Michelle Obama will be appearing at the following venues:

Miami Lakes

The day starts at Barbara Goleman Senior Highschool in Miami Lakes. The doors open at 11:30. Note that they’re expecting a large crowd and parking is limited so you’re being asked to carpool.tak

  • When: Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at 11:30 a.m.
  • Where: 14100 NW 89th Avenue, Miami Lakes, FL 33018


The Venue at UCF Arena. There are two parking areas. For lot H, enter at Alfayaya Trail and Gemini Blvd. North; for lot D, enter McCulloch Road and North Orion Blvd. Note there’s a $5 parking fee.

  • When: Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at 3:00 p.m.
  • Where: Bldg 50 N. Gemini Blvd., Orlando, FL 32816

Michelle Obama in Florida

The first lady has been to Orlando, specifically Disney World in February of this year to promote her Let’s Move initiative. For two years Obama has raised awareness about eating habits and exercise as part of her initiative to deal with the growing issue of childhood obesity in America.

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Have you seen Michelle Obama when she’s been in Florida?