President Barack Obama will prepare to leave for Europe. His first stop is Poland, where he will meet with Ukraine's president-elect and other Eastern European leaders. Obama will also see Russian President Vladimir Putin later this week when both are among other leaders in Normandy to commemorate the 70th anniversary of D-Day. Obama will also attend the G-7 summit in Brussels and spend time in Paris meeting with French President Francois Hollande.
Mrs Obama will speak at a keel laying ceremony in Rhode Island for the U.S.S. Illinois. That's the ceremonial start of construction on the submarine. The First Lady is the official sponsor of the U.S.S. Illinois and her initials will be written on a steel plate and mounted on the submarine. It's scheduled to join the navy fleet sometime in 2016.
Republican Senate candidate Ed Gillespie and Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-Salem) will tour Graham-White Manufacturing in Salem today at 2:30 p.m.. The visit comes as the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is expected to announce new emission regulations on power plants.
More than 100 Salem seniors will be honored during the high school's first Community Scholarship Night. It begins at 6 p.m. at the Salem High School auditorium.