- The Washington Times - Thursday, August 24, 2000


Concert 12:15 p.m. The National Building Museum presents "Music in the Great Hall." The award-winning ensemble of David McLauglin, Lynn Morris and Marshall Wilborn perform. Location: National Building Museum, 401 F St. NW. Contact: 202/272-2448.

Legal seminar 1 p.m. The Mason Enterprise Center presents a seminar, "Legal Start," on business organization and legal obligations. Location: Mason Enterprise Center, 4031 University Drive, Suite 200, Fairfax. Contact: 703/277-7700.


12:40 p.m. Meets with Mexican President-elect Vicente Fox, the White House.


10:30 a.m. Meets with Mexican President-elect Vicente Fox, vice president's residence, Naval Observatory, 34th Street and Massachusetts Avenue NW.

1:15 p.m. Promotes plans to cut taxes to promote higher education, University of Maryland, Stamp Student Union, Colony Ballroom

6:30 p.m. Attends a Democratic National Committee reception, Renaissance Mayflower Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Ave. NW.

8 p.m. Attends a Democratic National Committee dinner, Renaissance Mayflower Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Ave. NW.


No oral arguments scheduled. Location: 1 First Street NE. Contact: 202/479-3211.


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


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


Community-service project all day American University's Freshman Service Experience holds a day of community service to help D.C. public schools get ready for the new school year as part of an orientation to community service for AU freshman. The students will paint, clean and landscape at nine of the District's public schools. Locations: Shaw Junior High School, 925 Rhode Island Ave. NE; Webb Elementary, 1375 Mt. Olivet Road NE; Bruce Monroe School, 3012 Georgia Ave. NW; P.R. Harris Elementary, 4600 Livingston Road; Bell Multicultural, 3145 Hiatt Place NW; Clark Elementary, 4501 7th St. NW; Seaton Elementary, 1503 10th St. NW; and Hart Middle School, 601 Mississippi Ave. SE. Contact: 202/885-5950.

Mexican President-elect visit all day Embassy of Mexico hosts a visit to Washington by Mexican President-elect Vicente Fox.

Highlights 1:45 p.m. Attends a luncheon hosted by Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright, State Department, 2201 C St. NW.

3:30 p.m. Speaks at the National Press Club on U.S.-Mexico relations.

6 p.m. Receives the 2000 International Democracy Medal from the Center for Democracy, Inter-American Development Bank, Andres Bello Auditorium, 9th floor, 1300 New York Ave. NW. Contact: 202/728-1600.

Zambian delegation visit all day The Zambian Embassy hosts a visit by the Zambian Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Services and an Electoral Commission delegation.

Highlights 9:45 a.m. Meeting with C. Payne Lewis, Africare, 440 R St. NW.

11:30 a.m. Meeting with Gene Mater, media consultant, the Freedom Forum, 1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington.

2 p.m. Meeting with Mesfin Ayenew, chief financial officer and chief operating officer of World Space Inc., 2400 N St. NW.

4 p.m. Meeting with Sonia Jarvis, Carole Tyson, Margaret Simms and David Bositis, Joint Center for Economic and Political Studies, 1090 Vermont Ave. NW, Suite 1100.

Contact: 202/974-5008.

Communications technology seminar 7:30 a.m. JTI Marketing and Communications and the Virginia Economic Development Partnership hold a seminar on the upcoming CeBit Information and Communications Technology Fair in Germany, scheduled for March 2001. Location: Center for Innovative Technology, 2214 Rock Hill Road, Herndon. Contact: 703/585-5246.

Leadership-development conference 8:30 a.m. SkillPath Seminars holds its Mid-Atlantic conference on leadership development and team building. Location: Holiday Inn Capitol, 550 C St. SW. Contact: 800/873-7545.

Internet recruiting seminar 8:30 a.m. Netrecruiter presents a seminar, "Internet Recruiting Strategies and Techniques." Location: University of Virginia/Virginia Tech Graduate Center, 7054 Haycock Road, Falls Church. Contact: 301/523-7823.

Finance seminar 9 a.m. Fred Pryor Seminars holds a seminar, "Finance and Accounting for Non-Financial People." Location: Best Western Hotel, 3535 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. Contact: 800/255-6139.

Welcoming ceremony 9:30 a.m. The Defense Department holds an honor cordon to welcome Prime Minister Ilir Meta of Albania to the Pentagon. Deputy Secretary of Defense Rudy de Leon participates. Location: Pentagon River Entrance, the Pentagon. Contact: 703/695-0169.

Government purchasing news conference 10 a.m. National Association of Counties, the U.S. Conference of Mayors and the National Institute of Government Purchasing hold a news conference to introduce a new government purchasing program that will save counties and cities millions of dollars on computer purchases. Location: National Press Club, Murrow Room, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/942-4220.

Education news briefing 10 a.m. Education Department releases the 1999 National Assessment of Education Progress trends report. Education Secretary Richard W. Riley participates. Location: Education Department, first-floor auditorium, 400 Maryland Ave. SW. Contact: 202/401-1579.

Terrorism discussion noon The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies hosts a discussion, "Counterterrorism Strategies for the 21st Century." Location: PIPS, 901 N. Stuart St., Suite 200, Ballston Metro Center Office Tower, Arlington. Contact: 703/562-4519.

Reno address 12:30 p.m. The Hispanic American Police Command Officers Association hosts an address by Attorney General Janet Reno. Location: Hyatt Regency, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 202/616-2777.

Black education news conference 1:15 p.m. Black Alliance for Educational Options holds a news conference to release a report on disparities in parental access to and satisfaction with American schools. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 414/288-5774.

Film 8:30 p.m. National Institutes of Health and Cable TV Montgomery hold their fourth annual free outdoor film festival to benefit NIH children's charities, including the Children's Inn, Friends of the Clinical Center and Special Love/Camp Fantastic. Tonight's film is "Rain Man." Location: NIH Campus near the Medical Center Metro, Bethesda. Contact: 301/496-6061.

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