- The Washington Times - Sunday, October 10, 2004

PRESIDENT BUSH

Makes remarks at a Bush-Cheney ‘04 rally, Hobbs, N.M. Attends a Coors for Senate luncheon, Denver. Attends a Republican National Committee Victory 2004 event, Denver. Overnights in Denver.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

Federal holiday; no events planned.

FEDERAL AGENCIES

1:30 p.m. U.S. Coast Guardholds a meeting of the National Boating Safety Advisory Council to discuss various issues and receive subcommittee reports relating to recreational boating safety. NBSAC subcommittees are scheduled to meet today and tomorrow. Location: Sheraton Hotel Crystal City, 1800 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington. Contact: 202/267-0950.

SUPREME COURT

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

SENATE

Not in session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

HOUSE

Not in session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

GENERAL AGENDA

Federal holiday observed: Columbus Day.

Health care conference — all day American Health Information Management Association and the International Federation of Health Records Organizations hold the 2004 AHIMA National Convention and IFHRO Health Records Congress. Events begin at 8:30 a.m. Highlights — 9 a.m. Bernard Koucher, Doctors Without Borders, “Universal Health Care for All: A Call for ‘Patients Without Borders.’”

Location: Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Place NW. Contact: 312/233-1100.

Higher education — all day National Academies’ Board on Higher Education and the Workforce holds a meeting, “Policy Implications of International Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Scholars in the United States.” Events begin at 9:30 a.m.

Highlights — 10:15 a.m. “Internationalization of Higher Education”

Location: National Academies’ Keck Center, 500 Fifth St. NW. Contact: 202/334-1438.

Transportation information management — all day National Academies’ Transportation Research Board holds a meeting, “Transportation Information Management: A Strategy for the Future.” Events begin at 9:45 a.m.

Location: National Academies’ Keck Center, 500 Fifth St. NW. Contact: 202/334-2948.

Women’s history tour — 9 a.m. Capitol Hill Bikes hosts a women’s history tour of Capitol Hill. Tour includes stops at the Sewall-Belmont House, Frederick Douglass House and Friendship House. Location: Congressional Cemetery, 1801 E St. SE. Contact: 202/546-1201, ext. 23.

Marriage equality — 11 a.m. Freedom to Marry Movement holds a national rally for homosexual “marriage” equality. Location: Upper Senate Park, Delaware and Constitution avenues NE. U.S. Capitol. Contact: www.marriageequalityca.org/events/2004/national-rally/

Columbus celebration — 11 a.m. The National Columbus Celebration Association and the National Park Service hold a celebration of the 92nd anniversary of the Columbus Memorial statue. Location: Columbus Plaza, Union Station, 50 Massachusetts NE. Contact: 202/619-7222.

Open house — 11 a.m. Jewish Foundation for Group Homes holds an open house for Maryland elected officials to meet with developmentally disabled group home residents and staff to celebrate the Jewish Foundation for Group Homes’ “20 Homes in 21 Years” accomplishments and to discuss the growing needs of disabled people. Location: Melvin and Estelle Gelman Home, 5310 Manorfield Road, Rockville. Contact: 301/984-3839, ext. 115.

Religious rights of women — noon American University Washington College of Law International Law Review hosts a discussion, “The Religious Rights of Women: Hijab Bans.” Merve Kavakci, former member, Turkish Parliament; Joseph Grieboski, Institute on Religion and Public Policy; and Jonathan Laurence, Brookings Institution, participate. Location: AU Washington College of Law, 4801 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Contact: 202/274-4000.

Rock for Life demonstration — 5 p.m. American Life League’s Rock for Life holds a demonstration to protest pro-abortion artists at the Vote for Change tour final stop.

Location: MCI Center, 601 F St. NW. Contact: 540/903-9572.

Film screening — 6:30 p.m. Social Action and Leadership School for Activists at the Institute for Policy Studies holds a film screening of a documentary about the contemporary struggle of American Indians and the incident at Oglala. Location: IPS, 733 15th St. NW. Suite 1020. Contact: 202/234-9382, ext. 229.

Compiled by FIND/AFP and The Washington Times

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