Former Democratic National Committee chairman Terry McAuliffe will help President Obama’s campaign open a new office in the battleground state of Virginia next week.

President Obama speaks at a campaign event at Loudoun County High School in Leesburg on Aug. 2. (Larry Downing/REUTERS)

McAuliffe will attend the grand opening Tuesday along with state Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Fairfax) and local Obama supporters.

The event takes place at 6:30 p.m. at 14260-P Centreville Square in Centreville.