Make Plans to Attend an Upcoming Event with Senator Mike Crapo

Published in Government Relations on August 16, 2022

CRAPO EVENTMake Plans to Attend an Event with Senator Mike Crapo

Don't miss out on an opportunity to meet with Senator Mike Crapo this upcoming Monday, August 22nd at 5pm. The event is being held at Norco Medical in Meridian, ID. For full details please see flyer!

Senator Crapo has been an active supporter of the HME industry over the years, and this would be a great opportunity to meet and thank him for all of his work. Even if you can not attend please consider contributing to this event!

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