Oct 13, 2021 4:30 PM

Governor Kelly, First Lady meet for lunch in Kansas City

Posted Oct 13, 2021 4:30 PM
The First Lady and Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly during the stop for lunch Tuesday-photo courtesy Poio Mexican BBQ
The First Lady and Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly during the stop for lunch Tuesday-photo courtesy Poio Mexican BBQ

KANSAS CITY—Kansas Governor Laura Kelly joined the First Lady for a bite to eat Tuesday, according to a social media report from Dr. Jill Biden.

The First Lady visited a Kansas City, Kansas, school as part of a tour to emphasize the Biden administration's interest in the Hispanic community. Biden met Tuesday with Hispanic representatives during the visit to El Centro Academy, a dual-language early childhood education program.

Poio Mexican barbecue offers grilled chicken, pork ribs and delectable vegan options, according to the restaurant web site- photo courtesy office of the First Lady.
Poio Mexican barbecue offers grilled chicken, pork ribs and delectable vegan options, according to the restaurant web site- photo courtesy office of the First Lady.

After the school meeting, Biden and Governor Kelly met for lunch at Poio Mexican BBQ, 800 South Seventh Street, in KCK.

Biden's visit is part of a series of stops she is making to hear the concerns of the Hispanic Americans during National Hispanic Heritage Month. Kansas 3rd District U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids also participated in the meeting and lunch.

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