Temporary memorial to Governor Raúl Castro

MEDIA ADVISORY
For Immediate Release
April 13, 2015

For More Information Contact:

Jason Czerwinski, Assist. Director
Arizona Capitol Museum
Phone: (602) 926-3621

Kim Crawford
Communications Manager
Phone: (602) 926-3810
Kcrawford@azlibrary.gov

ATTENTION PRINT/RADIO/TV NEWS DIRECTORS

What:    Temporary memorial to Governor Raúl Castro

Beginning:    Monday, April 13th (end date TBD)

Where:    Arizona Capitol Museum, Historic State Capitol, 1700 W. Washington St., Phoenix

Price:    Free Museum entry and parking


The Arizona Capitol Museum has brought together a collection of memorabilia to memorialize the life and legacy of Governor Raúl Castro. 

“Governer Castro overcame great odds to become Arizona's first and only Hispanic governor,” said Secretary of State Michele Reagan. “We hope the Museum’s tribute to Governor Castro will allow Arizonans to reflect on his life and legacy. Our thoughts continue to be with his family at this time.” 

The Arizona Capitol Museum is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Entry to the AzCM and parking are free. Parking is available in Wesley Bolin Plaza at 17th Avenue between Adams and Jefferson Streets. For more information, call 602-926-3620. The AzCM is a branch of the Arizona State Library, Archives, and Public Records, a division of the Secretary of State.

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