- The Washington Times - Friday, December 21, 2001

TODAY'S HEADLINERS

Salt Lake City 2002 Olympic Torch Relay visit to Washington

Highlights 3 p.m. East Front, U.S. Capitol

3:30 p.m. National Law Enforcement Memorial, 400 block of E Street NW

5 p.m. Washington National Cathedral, Wisconsin and Massachusetts avenues NW

6:30 p.m. Lincoln Memorial

Contact: Chevrolet Olympic Torch Relay Command Center, 866/877-5980 or 801/212-3065.


PRESIDENT BUSH

Meets with President Nursultan Nazarbayev of Kazakhstan


ECONOMIC REPORTS

8:30 a.m. Bureau of Economic Analysis releases personal income and outlays for November. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/606-9900.

8:30 a.m. Bureau of Economic Analysis releases the Gross Domestic Product for the third quarter. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/606-9900.

9 a.m. Energy Information Administration releases its weekly coal report. Location: 1000 Independence Ave. SW. Contact: 202/586-8800.


SUPREME COURT

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


FEDERAL AGENCIES

Federal holiday; no events are listed.


SENATE

Not immediately available. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601; or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.


HOUSE

Meets at 9 a.m. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.


GENERAL AGENDA

Greater Washington Board of Trade lecture 9 a.m. Greater Washington Board of Trade presents a discussion on recent economic legislation, foreign investment issues and international financial institutions in Armenia. Vahram Nercissiantz, chief economic adviser to the Armenian president, participates. Location: Ronald Reagan Building/International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/408-5003.

Honoring veterans and active-duty military ceremony 9 a.m. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund holds a ceremony to place a Christmas tree decorated with holiday cards at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial to honor veterans and active-duty military. Sen. Chuck Hagel, Nebraska Republican; Brig. Gen. Andrew Davis, USMC; Jan Scuggs, founder, Vietnam Veterans Memorial; Richard Gallant, Military Order of the Purple Heart, participate. Location: Vietnam Veterans Memorial, National Mall. Contact: 202/393-0090, ext. 19.

Brownfields job training grants announcement 10:45 a.m. Environmental Protection Agency announces brownfields job training grants. Location: Alice Hamilton Job Training Center, Sixth Floor, Suite 600, 1320 Fenwick Lane, Silver Spring. Contact: 301/565-4590.

Defense Department news briefing 11 a.m. Defense Department holds a news briefing on the Defense Department acquisition process since September 11. Edward "Pete" Aldridge, undersecretary for acquisition, technology and logistics, participates. Location: Briefing Room 2E781, Pentagon. Contact: 703/697-9312.

National Institutes of Health seminar noon National Institutes of Health presents a 2001-2002 NIH Director's Seminar, Neurovisceral Integration: Implications for Cognition, Emotion and Health." Dr. Julian Thayer, National Institute on Aging, participates. Location: NIH, Building 1, Wilson Hall, Bethesda. Contact: 301/496-1767.

Honoring September 11 law enforcement heroes ceremony 3:30 p.m. National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund hosts a commemorative ceremony, featuring the Olympic Torch Relay pausing en route to Winter Games in Salt Lake City, Utah, to honor September 11 law enforcement heroes. Location: National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial, 400 block of E Street NW. Contact: 202/737-3400.

Ethical Treatment of Animals rally 5:30 p.m. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals holds a rally to protest an "exhibition rodeo" planned for the Winter Olympics. Scott Hamilton, Olympic Gold medalist, participates. Location: Lincoln Memorial, National Mall. Contact: 757/622-7382, ext.1454, or 202/320-3909.

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