- The Washington Times - Friday, August 16, 2002


Social workers assembly all day National Association of Social Workers holds its 2002 Delegate Assembly. Location: Hyatt Crystal Regency Crystal City, 2799 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington. Contact: 202/408-8600.

Slavery-reparations panel discussion noon Heritage Foundation holds a panel discussion, "Are Black Americans Entitled to Slavery Reparations?" Location: Heritage Foundation, 214 Massachusetts Ave. NE, Lehrman Auditorium. Contact: 202/675-1752.


In Crawford, Texas.


8:30 a.m. Bureau of the Census releases its New Residential Construction for July. Location: 14th Street between E Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Contact: 202/482-2235.

8:30 a.m. Bureau of Labor Statistics releases its Consumer Price Index for July. Location: 200 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/606-5902.

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

10 a.m. Bureau of Labor Statistics releases its Real Earnings for July. Location: 200 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/606-5902.

Federal Agencies

9 a.m. Rural Telephone Bank holds a meeting of the Privatization Committee. Topics include secretary's report on loans approved, treasurer's report, report on the allowance for loan loss reserve for fiscal 2002, committee report. Location: Agriculture Department, Jamie L. Whitten Federal Building, 12th Street and Jefferson Drive SW, Conference Room 104-A. Contact: 202/720-9554.

9 a.m. Federal Aviation Administration holds a meeting of RTCA Special Committee 159: Minimum Operational Performance Standards for Airborne Navigation Equipment Using Global Positioning System. Location: RTCA Inc., 1828 L St. NW, Suite 805. Contact: 202/833-9339.

10:30 a.m. Food and Drug Administration holds a meeting of the Ear, Nose and Throat Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee. Location: Holiday Inn, Walker/Whetstone rooms, 2 Montgomery Village Ave., Gaithersburg. Contact: 301/594-2053, ext. 127.


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


Not in session because of its summer recess. Senate is scheduled to return Sept. 3 at 9:30 a.m. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.


Not in session because of its summer recess. House is scheduled to return Sept. 4 at 2 p.m. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.


Young Entrepreneurs' conference all day Young Entrepreneurs' Organization holds its D.C. University conference. Topics include information technology, finance, leadership and personal development. Location: Capital Hilton, 16th and K streets NW. Contact: 703/519-6700.

Flute conference all day National Flute Association holds its 30th annual convention, "Continuum: Honoring Our Heritage, Assuring Our Legacy." Location: Washington Hilton and Towers Hotel, 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW. Contact: 661/299-6680.

National Academies lecture all day National Academies sponsors a lecture on "Material Flows Accounting of Natural Resources, Products, and Residuals." Closed-session summary to be posted after meeting. Location: National Academies, Room 109, 500 Fifth St. NW. Contact: 202/334-3507.

Fund-raising conference all day Marts & Lundy ES Solutions sponsors the 15th annual International Conference on "Governing the Future of Fund Raising."

Highlights 10:30 a.m. Session on Writing an Effective Grant Proposal

1:45 p.m. Session on Stewardship: Fund-Raising Success Through Relationship Building

Location: Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill Hotel, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 630/655-0177.

TEG Worldwide Media conference all day TEG Worldwide Media holds its SAN, VPNcon, GEC news conference. Location: Washington Convention Center, 900 Ninth St. NW. Contact: 972/751-9613.

Recruiting drive 7 a.m. Transportation Department's Transportation Security Administration opens a job-application center as part of its recruiting drive for Washington Dulles International and Ronald Reagan Washington National airports. Location: Hilton Crystal City, 2399 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington. Contact: 202/385-1255.

Alzheimer's Disease 8:30 a.m. GE Long Term Care Insurance and the Alzheimer's Association host an address on Alzheimer's disease. Location: Marriott Wardman Park, 2960 Woodley Road NW. Contact: 703/276-2772.

Marijuana Policy Project conference 11 a.m. Marijuana Policy Project holds a news conference to announce filing of a "motion to reconsider" with the D.C. Board of Elections and Ethics after its decision not to certify Initiative 63, the Medical Marijuana Initiative of 2002, for the November ballot. Location:Judiciary Square, 441 Fourth St. NW. Contact: 202/462-5747, ext. 113.

Women of Faith Conference 5:30 p.m. Women of Faith holds its "Women of Faith Conference." Location: MCI Center, 601 F St. NW. Contact: 770/813-0000.

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