President Obama will visit Strongsville's Walter F. Ehrnfelt Recreation and Senior Center Monday, March 15. The stop is part of an East Coast/Midwest swing to push for health care reform.
Medina's Natoma Canfield was invited to speak at the event, but she was undergoing medical tests this week. In December, Canfield made national news when Obama read a letter she wrote about her troubles
paying for health care as a cancer survivor and self-employed cleaning woman. After struggling to pay premiums, she let her insurance lapse. Her sister, a Florida resident, has reportedly been asked to speak if
Canfield is unavailable.
Doors open 10 a.m. Monday. The program is set to start at 1. Free tickets will be available on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Main Lobby of the Ehrnfelt Recreation and Senior Center. — D.X. Ferris