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On Air Force One headed to Tampa, Obama calls Miami Heat coach

President Obama called Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra from Air Force One to congratulate the team on last night's win, which secured the NBA championship. Obama said he looked forward to having the team to the White House.

Per reporter pool report, a campaign official passed along the names of participants in the pre-program in Tampa:

Elena McCollough: OFA Volunteer; Jason Paree: OFA Volunteer; Senior Pastor Arthur Jones: Bible-Based Fellowship Church; U.S. Rep and DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz; Elena McCollough: OFA Volunteer; Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn; and Trisha Smith: OFA Volunteer.

And the greeters, per WH: Lanitra Anderson, Owner, Lanitra's Divine Hair Salon; Christina Cardozo, Small Business Owner; Ed Chambers, President of Florida United Food and Commercial Workers; Letitia Daniels, Mental Health Professional, Mental HealthCare Inc.; Jessica Ehrlich, Candidate, FL-13; Pam Eliopulos, Attorney; Mary Freeman, President, Democratic Women's Club of Upper Pinellas; Josh Geise, Director, America Votes; Janet Goen, President, The Democratic Women's Club of Florida; Wendy Grassi, Director of Public Policy, Planned Parenthood FL; Conseulo Mackey, Owner, Tabatha Exquisite Touch Hair Salon; Mildred Laruth "Ruth" Matthews, OFA volunteer; Rob North, OFA volunteer; Bernadette Ohran, OFA volunteer; John Oketch, OFA volunteer; Valerie Smith, OFA volunteer.

Posted by Alex Leary at 4:03:46 pm on June 22, 2012