- The Washington Times - Monday, August 27, 2001

PRESIDENT BUSH

In Crawford, Texas.


VICE PRESIDENT

Not available.


ECONOMIC REPORTS

2 p.m. — Treasury Department releases weekly three- and six-month bill auction results. Location: 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Contact: 202/874-9890.


FEDERAL AGENCIES

Noon — Defense Department holds a meeting of the advisory panel to assess the capabilities for domestic response to terrorist attacks involving weapons of mass destruction. Location: Rand, 1200 South Hayes St., Arlington. Contact: 703/413-1100, Ext. 5282.


SUPREME COURT

In recess until Oct. 1. Contact: 202/479-3211.


SENATE

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


HOUSE

In summer recess. No committee meetings are scheduled. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.


GENERAL AGENDA

Community service event — all day — The University of Maryland College Park Scholars holds its sixth annual Service Day to provide help to the community.

Highlights — 9 a.m. — Celebration ceremony.

Location: Tawes Theater, University of Maryland, College Park. Contact: 301/405-4076 or 301/405-4623.

Board on Radiation Effects Research meeting — all day — The National Academy of Science hosts a Board on Radiation Effects Research meeting on "Review of the Dose Reconstruction Program of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency." Note: All sessions are closed with a summary to be posted after the meeting. Location: Cecil and Ida Green Building, 2001 Wisconsin Ave. NW. Contact: 202/334-2836.

Agriculture and Natural Resources Board meeting — all day — The National Academy of Science hosts an Agriculture and Natural Resources Board meeting on "Defining Science-based Concerns Associated with the Products of Animal Biotechnology."

Highlights — 1:15 p.m. — Open session.

Location: 2100 C St. NW. Contact: 202/334-3889.

Learning disabilities summit — all day — The Education Department's Office of Special Education holds a "Learning Disabilities Summit: Building a Foundation for the Future."

Highlight — 9 a.m. — Education Secretary Rod Paige gives an address on the importance of early and accurate identification of learning disabilities.

Location: Park Hyatt Hotel, 24th and M streets NW. Contact: 202/205-8811 or 202/401-1220.

American Association of Tissue Banks meeting — 8 a.m. — The American Association of Tissue Banks holds its 25th annual meeting. Location: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road NW. Contact: 703/827-9582.

Training — 8 a.m. — The American Petroleum Institute presents "RP 579 Fitness-for-Service Training" for refining and petrochemical industry engineers and inspection personnel. David Osage and Gerrit Buchheim, M&M Engineering, participate. Location: Jurys Washington Hotel, 1500 New Hampshire Ave. NW. Contact: 202/682-8490.

Society of American Archivists conference — 9 a.m. — The Society of American Archivists holds its 2001 Annual Meeting and International Archives and Information Technology Exposition. Location: Washington Hilton Hotel and Towers, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 312/922-0140.

National Association of Realtors news conference — 9:45 a.m. — The National Association of Realtors holds a news conference to release its existing home sales report for July. David Lereah, National Association of Realtors' chief economist, participates. Location: 700 11th St. NW. Contact: 202/383-1177.

Work attitudes report briefing — 10 a.m. — The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research presents a pre-Labor Day briefing on "Attitudes about Work and Leisure in America," from surveys by major polling agencies. The participants include: Karlyn Bowman, resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute; Guy Molyneux, Peter Hart Research Associates; and Thomas Riehle, Ipsos-Reid Polling. Location: Wohlstetter Conference Center, 1150 17th St. NW. Contact: 202/862-5800.

Immigration policy news conference — 10 a.m. — The Service Employees International Union holds a news conference to call for a color-blind immigration policy. The participants include: Julian Bond, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; Eliseo Medina, Service Employees International Union; and immigrants from Haiti and Nigeria. Location: Murrow Room, National Press Club, 14th and F streets NW. Contact: 202/898-3266.

Davila speech — 10 a.m. — The Organization of American States (OAS) hosts an address to a special meeting of the Permanent Council of the OAS. The speaker is Luis Alfonso Davila, minister of foreign affairs of Venezuela. Location: Simon Bolivar Room, OAS, 17th Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/458-6386.

Ceremony — 7 p.m. — The Arc of Montgomery County presents an End of Term Celebration for AmeriCorps volunteers who participated in Project CONNECTS, a program in which they mentored mentally retarded individuals. The keynote speaker is Rep. Constance A. Morella, Maryland Republican. Location: Ring House, 1801 East Jefferson St., Rockville. Contact: 202/225-5341.


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