- The Washington Times - Thursday, September 2, 2004


Attends a Victory 2004 rally in Scranton, Pa.; attends Bush-Cheney ‘04 rallies in Milwaukee and in Cedar Rapids, Iowa; stays overnight in Cleveland.


Participates in Bush-Cheney ‘04 rallies in Pendleton, Ore., and Las Vegas.


8:30 a.m. — Bureau of Labor Statistics releases a report on the employment situation for August. Location: 200 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/606-5902.


8:30 a.m. — Veterans Affairs Department holds a meeting of the Structural Safety of Veterans Affairs Facilities Advisory Committee to review fire safety issues and structural design developments as they relate to seismic and other natural hazards. Location: Export Import Bank, Room 442, 811 Vermont Ave. NW. Contact: 202/565-9370.

9 a.m. — Veterans Affairs Department holds a meeting of the Veterans’ Advisory Committee on Rehabilitation to discuss a briefing on federal ethics issues and rehabilitation initiatives, updates on the Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Task Force report, disability and rehabilitation issues related to traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder, and a briefing from the Advisory Committee on Prosthetics and Special Disabilities. Location: VA, 1722 I St. NW. Contact: 202/273-7433.


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


In recess until Tuesday. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.


In recess until Tuesday. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.


Community action — all day — Community Action Partnership holds its annual convention, “Community Action: 40 Years of Helping People and Changing Lives.” Events begin at 7 a.m.

Highlights — 8:45 a.m. — General Session: “Community Action’s History and Advocacy”

Location: Marriott Wardman Park, 2660 Woodley Road NW. Contact: 202/265-7546.

Mammography quality — all day — National Academies’ National Cancer Policy Board holds a meeting of the Committee on Improving Mammography Quality Standards. Events begin at 9 a.m.

Highlights — 9 a.m. — Closed session, summary posted after the meeting.

Location: National Academies’ Keck Center, 500 Fifth St. NW. Contact: 202/334-2320.

Registered traveler pilot program — 9 a.m. — Homeland Security Department holds a press conference on the Registered Traveler Pilot Program. Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge and David Stone, assistant secretary, participate. Location: Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, third-floor departures level, south end. Contact: 202/282-8010.

Struggling to make ends meet — 11 a.m. — Corporate Voices for Working Families holds a conference-call briefing to release a report, “Struggling to Make Ends Meet: Low-Wage Work in America.” Participants include Donna Klein of Corporate Voices, Guy Molyneux of Hart Research Associates and Vince Breglio of Wirthlin Worldwide. Location: None given. Contact: RSVP to 202/775-0259 or 202/448-3130.

Labor rights — noon — Teamsters holds a rally to urge Maresk Sealand, the world’s largest ocean carrier, to abide by U.N. standards for labor rights. Location: Danish Embassy, 3200 Whitehaven St. NW. Contact: [email protected]

Tea party — 4 p.m. — Willard Inter-Continental Hotel holds a traditional tea party for the Miss America Pageant contestants. Location: Willard Inter-Continental Hotel, 1401 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 202/637-7309 or 202/995-8860, Ext. 136.

Jazz in the Garden — 5 p.m. — National Gallery of Art holds the last performance in the 2004 Jazz in the Garden series. Joshua Bayer Quartet participates. Location: National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden on the Mall, Madison Drive NW between Seventh and Ninth streets. Contact: Press inquiries only, 202/842-6359.

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