- The Washington Times - Monday, July 2, 2001

PRESIDENT BUSH
10:40 a.m. — Meets with national service organizations to kick off a campaign to sign up mentors to help 1 million children, Roosevelt Room of the White House.

VICE PRESIDENT
Not available.

ECONOMIC REPORTS
8:30 a.m. — Bureau of Economic Analysis releases a report on personal income and outlays for May 2001. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/606-9900.
10 a.m. — Bureau of the Census releases a report on the value of new construction put in place for May 2000. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/482-2235.
2 p.m. — Treasury Department releases weekly 3- and 6-month bill auction results. Location: 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Contact: 202/874-9890.

FEDERAL AGENCIES
8:30 a.m. — National Institutes of Health holds a meeting of the secretary's advisory committee on xenotransplantation. Location: Holiday Inn Bethesda, 8120 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. Contact: 301/496-9838.
10 a.m. — Health and Human Services Department holds a meeting of the White House Commission on Complementary and Alternative medicine Policy. Location: Westbury Conference Room, Jurys Washington Hotel, 1500 New Hampshire Ave. NW. Contact: 301/435-7592.

SUPREME COURT
No oral arguments are scheduled. Contact: 202/479-3211.

SENATE
Independence Day recess. No committee meetings are scheduled. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

HOUSE
Independence Day district work period. No committee meetings are scheduled. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

GENERAL AGENDA
Animal Rights 2001 conference — all day — Animal Rights 2001 holds a conference to map the movement's national strategy in the 21st century, through July 5. The highlights include workshops and speeches on such topics as abuse of animals in research, education, and commercial testing, enacting federal legislation, and enforcing protective laws. Location: McLean Hilton Hotel, 7920 Jones Branch Drive, McLean. Contact: 808/575-7694.
"A Capitol Fourth" discussion — 9 a.m. — The National Press Club hosts a Morning Newsmaker news conference featuring a discussion on the program, "A Capitol Fourth," an Independence Day concert July 4 on the West Lawn of the Capitol. The participants include: Barry Bostwick, actor and host of PBS television and National Public Radio, and Jerry Colbert, executive producer. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/662-7593.
Gasoline prices news conference — 10 a.m. — The Consumer Federation of America (CFA) holds a news conference to release "New CFA Study — What's Really Causing Gas Price Increases," regarding producer policies to establish permanent increases, its impact on consumers and a plan to protect consumers. Stephen Brobeck, CFA executive director, and Mark Cooper, CFA research director, participate. Location: Murrow Room, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/787-0766.
Employment outlook report release — 11 a.m. — The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) holds a news conference to release OECD's annual Employment Outlook report, which documents patterns and causes of poverty in 14 developed countries. Location: 2001 L St. NW. Contact: 202/822-3863. Note: Please RSVP. Report is embargoed until 5 a.m., July 3.
Kurdish safe-haven lecture — noon — The Woodrow Wilson Center hosts a lecture by Michael Rubin, The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, on "Life and Society in the Kurdish Safe-Haven: Ten Years After the Uprising in Northern Iraq." Location: One Woodrow Wilson Center, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/691-4016 or 202/691-4100.
Principi speech — 4 p.m. — The Presidential Classroom Scholars Program sponsors a lecture for 300 high school participating students on "An Executive Branch View." The speaker is Veterans' Affairs Secretary Anthony Principi. Location: Jefferson Auditorium, Agriculture Department, 14th and Independence Avenue SW. Contact: 202/328-6521.
Reception — 4:30 p.m. — The University of Maryland hosts a reception for artists in an exhibit of works by Taipei Women's Artists Association which continues June 25-July 20. Location: Parents Association Gallery, Stamp Student Union, University of Maryland, College Park. Contact: 301/405-4076 or 301/314-2787.
Book lecture — 7 p.m. — Robert Spitzer, president of Gonzaga University, speaks on his new book "Healing the Culture." Location: ICC Auditorium, Georgetown University, 37th and O streets NW. Contact: 202/687-4328.

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