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On Friday at 9:30 AM in Peoria, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) will hold a “Cheri on Shift” at Keystone Steel & Wire Company. At this event, Congresswoman Bustos will operate a fence machine and make Red Brand Fencing, which is used by farmers. Keystone Steel & Wire Company was founded in 1889.  This will be Congresswoman Bustos’ 63rd “Cheri on Shift” job shadowing event.


“Cheri on Shift,” is an on-going, periodic outreach event where Congresswoman Bustos meets with and shadows workers at their job site. “Cheri on Shift” is part of her aggressive outreach efforts that also include "Supermarket Saturdays," where Bustos meets with constituents at local grocery stores to hear about the issues that matter most to them.


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Due to proprietary concerns at Keystone Steel & Wire Company, some portions of the tour will be off the record, however, guidance will be provided on site.


“Cheri on Shift” at Keystone Steel & Wire Company


WhoCongresswoman Cheri Bustos; Robert “Bob” Beecham, President & Chief Operating Officer

What: “Cheri on Shift”

WhenFriday, January 12th at 9:30AM

WhereKeystone Steel & Wire Company -- 7000 S Adams Street, Peoria, IL 61641