Saratoga Springs bottled water will be served during the 57th Presidential Inauguration ceremonies in 2013.
Regardless of who is being sworn in on Jan. 321, the bipartisan local refreshment will be available, as the result of efforts by U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer, who is Chairman of the 2013 Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies. Schumer visited the plant in Saratoga today to make the announcement.
“Saratoga Spring water has long been one of my beverages of choice, so when given the opportunity to share its iconic blue bottle with hundreds of guests at the Presidential Inauguration, it was a no brainer,” Schumer said in a statement.
The swearing-in ceremonies include the Inaugural luncheon, which is for 232 invited dignitaries in Statuary Hall at the Capitol. Guests include the president, vice president, former presidents, justices of the Supreme Court, members of the President’s Cabinet, and leaders of the House and Senate.
“I can’t wait to see our guests at the Inaugural luncheon and throughout the Capitol on Inauguration Day drinking America’s best water from the iconic blue Saratoga bottles,” Schumer added. “I know they will enjoy this special taste of New York.”
He toured the company’s bottling facility today with Saratoga Spring Water Company COO Adam Madkour, Dennis Brobston, President of SEDC, Kathleen Fyfe of the Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce, Saratoga Springs Mayor Scott Johnson.
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