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Scranton to the White House 'Bloc' Party | Locals, Officials and Ed Helms from The Office on Oct. 28

For Immediate Release


MEDIA ADVISORY


Announcing A Virtual Event – A Pennsylvania Neighborhood ‘Bloc’ Party:

From This House to the White House


Oct. 28th Virtual Event from Joe Biden’s Childhood Home and Neighborhood Features Scranton Community Members, Local Business Owners and Musicians


State and Local Officials Include Senator Casey, Congressman Cartwright,

Attorney General Shapiro, Lackawanna County Commissioner Notarianni and

Mayor Cognetti

Special Guests Include Denis McDonough, White House Chief of Staff to President Obama,

Ed Helms, Actor from The Office, and Numerous Local Scranton Voices


Scranton, PA, October 27, 2020 – Local Scranton leaders, community members, business owners, musicians and special guests, along with state and federal officials, are participating in a virtual event, A Pennsylvania Neighborhood ‘Bloc’ Party: From This House to the White House, on Wednesday, October 28, 2020, at 7:00 PM ET.


Hosted by local community members including Anne Kearns, the current resident of Joe Biden’s Scranton childhood home, the online event is an opportunity to visit the home virtually and hear from people about his Scranton roots and why they are supporting Biden’s Presidential bid.


View the video invitation here.


What: Virtual Event | A Pennsylvania Neighborhood ‘Bloc’ Party: From This House to the White House


Date: Wednesday, October 28, 2020


Time: 7:00 PM ET


Registration: Register here.


Honorary Event Co-Chairs:

  • Ellen Casey, Former Pennsylvania First Lady

  • Marge Grady, Scranton Community Member

  • Anne Kearns, Scranton Community Member and Current Owner of the Biden Childhood Home


Honorary Event Co-Hosts:


  • Bob Casey, U.S. Senator

  • Joshua Shapiro, Pennsylvania Attorney General

  • Matt Cartwright, U.S. Representative (PA-08)

  • Jerry Notarianni, Lackawanna County Commissioner

  • Paige Cognetti, Mayor of Scranton


Speakers & Special Guests:


  • Denis McDonough, White House Chief of Staff to President Barack Obama who worked alongside Vice President Biden

  • Ed Helms, Actor who portrayed Scranton’s Andy Bernard on television sitcom, The Office

  • “The Real” Jim Halpert who inspired the lead character on The Office

  • Musical guests including Scranton’s own Kiley Lotz, Petal Lead Singer; James Barrett; Sean Flynn, American Buffalo Ghost; Tommy Stinson, Guitarist formerly with Guns N’ Roses & The Replacements; and Bill Traynor

  • Honored guests and interviews with Northeast Pennsylvania community members and along the streets of Scranton


Press interested in covering the event can contact 570-427-3416 or email.


Scranton4Biden was established by local community members with ties to the childhood home of Joe Biden. These supporters are committed to Joe Biden’s presidential bid because the values he learned in Scranton are needed to lead the nation. Learn more at scranton4biden.com, on Twitter at @Scranton4Biden and on Facebook.


Media Contact:

Maryann Kearns or Kelly Kenneally | 570-427-3416 | Email

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