Washington Agenda-General

By United Press International  |  July 19, 2002 at 4:13 PM
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TIME: All Day

EVENT: PROFESSIONAL LAWN CARE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA holds its 13th annual legislative day and 6th annual Renewal & Remembrance Cemetery Project.

AGENDA: In addition to taking important business and industry issues to the Hill, most attendees volunteer to lime sections of Arlington National Cemetery and Congressional Cemetery-this year; our volunteer efforts will include the area where some of those who lost their lives on September 11 are buried at Arlington.

DATE: July 22, 2002

LOCATION: Holiday Inn-Capitol Hill, 525 New Jersey Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 800-458-3466

WEB ADDRESS:plcaa.org

TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: ENVIRONMENTAL MEDIA SERVICES holds a press breakfast to discuss threatened rollbacks by the Bush Administration to the Clean Water Act. The Bush administration has adopted one of the most destructive amendments to Clean Water Act regulations in decades - a change to key clean water rules that, for the first time in 25 years, would allow the US Army Corps of Engineers to permit industries to bury wetlands, streams, rivers, and shorelines with waste materials.

WHO: The speakers are:

Joan Mulhern, senior legislative counsel for Earthjustice

Daniel Rosenberg, staff attorney for the Natural Resources Defense Council,

Julie Sibbing, legislative representative with the National Wildlife Federation

DATE: July 22, 2002

LOCATION: Willard Hotel, 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-463-6670


TIME: 9:30 a.m.

EVENT: POPULATION RESOURCE CENTER holds a Briefing entitled Building Families, Saving Lives: Past Successes and Future Directions in International Family Planning.

WHO: The speakers are:

Anthony C. Beilenson, Los Angeles, CA

Nancy Yinger, Ph.D., Director of International Programs, Population Reference Bureau

Charles F. Westoff, Ph.D., Senior Research Demographer, Office of Population Research, Princeton University

Stephen Chebrot, M.D., MPH, Member of Parliament, Uganda

DATE: July 22, 2002

LOCATION: HC-8 U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-467-5030

WEB ADDRESS: prcdc.org

TIME: 12:30 p.m.

EVENT: ETHICS RESOURCE CENTER holds a briefing on Today's Crisis in Corporate Ethics: Perspectives From the Nations leading experts.

WHO: The speakers are:

Strephen Potts, Chairman Ethics Resource Center

Stuart Gilman, president, Ethics Resource Center

DATE: July 22, 2002

LOCATION: 1747 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-872-4781

WEB ADDRESS: ethics.org

TIME: 1 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB holds its "Luncheon Newsmaker" news program featuring Minister Louis Farrakhan who will report details of his recently completed Africa and Middle East Peace Mission Initiative, including his words to Iraqi government officials that were misquoted in the U.S. media that he called for "victory for the people of Iraq" in war with America.

DATE: July 22, 2002

LOCATION: National Press Club, 14th and F Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 773-602-1230

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 2 p.m.

EVENT: ASPEN STRATEGY GROUP AND UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA'S MILLER CENTER OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS hold a news conference releasing two reports that make recommendations on how the Department of Homeland Security should be organized.

WHO: The speakers are:

Philip D. Zelikow, Director, Miller Center of Public Affairs and Director, Aspen Strategy Group

Kurt M. Campbell, Deputy Director Aspen Strategy Group

DATE: July 22, 2002

LOCATION: National Press Club, 14th and F Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: Meghan Bradley, 202-736-5808


TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: KENNEDY CENTER MILLENNIUM STAGE presents students from the Opera Institute for Young Singers featuring opera scenes.

DATE: July 22, 2002

LOCATION: 2700 F Street NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-416-8000

WEB ADDRESS: kennedy-center.org

TIME: 6 p.m.

EVENT: NATIONAL PRESS CLUB presents the Journalism Awards Dinner, honoring winners of the 2002 NPC Journalism Awards. Chosen from more than 250 entries in 22 categories from press criticism to consumer journalism, the 34 honorees also helped their audiences in such areas as understanding the California energy crisis, looking behind the scenes at the White House, realizing some of the problems facing Afghan women, and U.S. schoolchildren abused because of their sexual orientation. The judges also conferred a posthumous honor on Daniel Pearl, a newspaper reporter killed while reporting from Pakistan.

WHO: This year's winners are:

Consumer Journalism - Newspaper

First Place -- Ames Alexander and Pam Kelley of The Charlotte Observer for "On Guard for the Elderly"

Honorable Mention -- Diane Solov and Regina McEnery of the Cleveland Plain Dealer for "Will your ER be there for you?"

Consumer Journalism - Periodicals

First Place -- Amanda Spake of U.S. News & World Report for "Natural Hazards"

Consumer Journalism - TV

First Place -- Colleen Rubino, Chris Hansen, Edie Magnus and Josh Mankiewicz of Dateline NBC for "The Plane Truth"

Washington Correspondence

First Place -- Jim Puzzanghera of the San Jose Mercury News of "The Politics of Energy"

Rowse/Press Criticism - Single Entry - Print/Online

First Place -- Willy Stern of The Nashville Scene for "Grading the Daily"

Honorable Mention -- Matthew Rose of The Wall Street Journal for "Pressing Issues"

Rowse/Press Criticism - Single Entry - TV/Radio

First Place -- Theodore Bogosian of Bogosian Productions for PBS for "The Press Secretary"

Rowse/Press Criticism - Single Entry - Book

First Place -- William McGowan for "Coloring the News"

Rowse/Press Criticism - Body of Work - Print

First Place -- Alicia C. Shepard of the American Journalism Review

Rowse/Press Criticism - Body of Work - TV/Radio

First Place -- Terence Smith, Anne Davenport, Ilyse Veron, and Morgan Till of The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer

Goldstein/Regional Reporting

First Place -- Bart Jansen of the Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram for "MBNA big donor behind debtor bill"

Honorable Mention -- Michael Doyle of McClatchy newspapers.

Hood/Diplomatic Correspondence - Print

First Place -- Fareed Zakaria of Newsweek for "Why They Hate Us"

Hood/Diplomatic Correspondence - Broadcast

First Place -- Tom Brokaw, Rebecca Haggerty, and Lisa Parker of Dateline NBC for "Lost Boys"

Newsletter Journalism - Analytical

First Place -- Michael Sadowski of the Harvard Education Letter for "Sexual Minority Students Benefit from School-Based Support -- Where it Exists"

Honorable Mention -- Staff of California Energy Markets for "Solutions and Non-Solutions"

Newsletter Journalism - Exclusive

First Place -- John M. Donnelly of Defense Week for "In Antimissile Test Target Signaled Its Location"

Honorable Mention -- Christopher Castelli of Inside Washington Publishers for "Aldridge Gives Nod to Proceed with V-22 Program Improvements"

Kozik/Environmental Reporting - Print

First Place -- Ben Raines of the Mobile Register for "Seafood Riddled With Mercury"

Honorable Mention -- Julie Hauserman of the St. Petersburg Times for "The Poison in Your Backyard"

Honorable Mention -- Charles Seabrook of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution for "Georgia's Disappearing Songbirds"

Kozik/Environmental Reporting - Broadcast

First Place -- Andrea Bernstein of WNYC AM&FM for "The Toxic Valley: PCB's Along the Upper Hudson"

Honorable Mention -- Jack Hamann of Bullfrog Films for "Hot Potatoes"

Online Journalism - Best Site

First Place -- Julie Winokur and Ed Kashi of MSNBC.com for "Years Ahead: Aging in America"

Honorable Mention -- Tim Connor and Larry Shook of Camas Magazine for "Under the Influence"

Online Journalism - Distinguished Contribution

First Place -- Sue Johnson, Alison Cornyn and Joe Richman of Picture Projects for "360degrees.org - Perspectives on the US Criminal Justice System"

Honorable Mention -- Newsday Staff for "The Lost"

Sandy Hume - Excellence in Political Journalism

First Place -- John Berlau of Insight Magazine for "IRS Commissioner's Conflicts of Interest"

Honorable Mention -- Jim VandeHei of The Wall Street Journal for "Political Influence"

Excellence In Geriatric Writing

First Place -- Kerry Hall of the Greensboro News & Record for "Nursing Homes in Crisis"

Honorable Mention -- Bill Walsh of the New Orleans Times-Picayune for "Improper Restraint"

Freedom of the Press - U.S.

Daniel Pearl of The Wall Street Journal, awarded posthumously

Freedom of the Press - Foreign

Saira Shah CNN Productions for "Beneath the Veil"

DATE: July 22, 2002

LOCATION: National Press Club, 14th and F Streets NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-662-7500

WEB ADDRESS: npc.press.org

TIME: 7 p.m.

EVENT: POLITICS & PROSE BOOKSTORE presents David Sloan Wilson's Darwin's Cathedral: Evolution, Religion, and the Nature of Society. Darwin's Cathedral is a critical examination of the role that religion plays in the development of human beings.

DATE: July 22, 2002

LOCATION: 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

CONTACT: 202-364-1919

WEB ADDRESS: politics-prose.com

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