National Press Club

Dec. 11 is Deadline for Cartagena Trip Sign-up

December 9, 2009

The deadline for signing up for the NPC trip to Cartagena on Feb. 12-16, 2010, is Friday, Dec. 11.

The total fee is $1,795 per person, double occupancy. Cartagena is a World Heritage Site with narrow streets, bastions, forts, and castles. The price includes four nights at the five-star Sofitel Santa Clara, guided sightseeing, horse carriage ride, airfare, and daily breakfast include in the per person, double occupancy, price.

Contact Richard Meyer at Rambotrvl@aol.com or 703-356-6884.

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Pub Quiz 7:30 pm Dec. 10

December 8, 2009 | By Abeer B. Abdalla | abeerabdalla@gmail.com

The next Pub Quiz is at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 10, in the Truman Lounge.

Hosted by the Young Member Committee, this event is always great competition, so come by for a fun evening of mind-bending trivia and good company.

For more information please contact Pub Quizmaster Marc Wojno, MWojno@kiplinger.com

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Roberts at Dec. 14 Young Members Meeting; RSVP Required

December 8, 2009

Author and journalist Steve V. Roberts will meet with members of the Young Members Committee at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 14, in the McClendon Room.

RSVPs are required for the holiday Cocktails with Champions, and space is limied.

Cocktails with Champions offers budding journalists the opportunity to get advice on stories or job tips from renowned journalists in a less intimidating setting.

Roberts is a 30-year veteran of journalism, and was a senior reporter for U.S. News and World Report. He is also a regular on PBS's "Washington Week" and CNN.

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Roberts at Dec. 14 Young Members Meeting; RSVP Required

December 8, 2009 | By Evan Sweetman | ecsweetman@gmail.com

Author and journalist Steve V. Roberts will meet with members of the Young Members Committee at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 14, in the McClendon Room.

RSVPs are required for the holiday Cocktails with Champions, and space is limied.

Cocktails with Champions offers budding journalists the opportunity to get advice on stories or job tips from renowned journalists in a less intimidating setting.

Roberts is a 30-year veteran of journalism, and was a senior reporter for U.S. News and World Report. He is also a regular on PBS's "Washington Week" and CNN.

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Pub Quiz 7:30 pm Dec. 10

December 8, 2009 | By Abeer B. Abdalla | abeerabdalla@gmail.com

The next Pub Quiz is at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 10, in the Truman Lounge.

Hosted by the Young Member Committee, this event is always great competition, so come by for a fun evening of mind-bending trivia and good company.

For more information please contact Pub Quizmaster Marc Wojno, MWojno@kiplinger.com

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Journopalooza II, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 8; Don't Forget the Raffle

December 6, 2009

When buying tickets for Journopalooza, the journalism fund-raiser set to rock the ballroom starting at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 8, don't forget to purchase a $5 raffle ticket for a Les Paul Studio guitar generously donated by Gibson USA.

The guitar, valued at $1,799, has been a top studio instrument since its introduction in 1983.

Ticket are available online or at the event, which benefits the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library, Reporters Without Borders and the Committee to Protect Journalists.

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'Tis the Season: Holiday Buffet Dec. 17; $17.50

December 3, 2009 | By Emily Hand | ehand@press.org

The holiday buffet is from 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec 17. Reservations are highly suggested. The cost is $17.50, not including beverage, tax and tip.

For reservations call 202-662-7443 or email rs@press.org

Reliable Source dinner guests can take advantage of free parking after 5 p.m. at the PMI Garage, 1325 G St. Present a receipt showing a purchase of $20 or more to the front desk between 5 and 9 p.m. or later, at the bar.

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"Onion" Spoofers at 7:30 pm Today; No Admission Charge

December 3, 2009

The Onion returns to the National Press Club at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4, for "The Onion Presents: 2009's Biggest Stories." There is no admission charge.

The event will feature three writers and editors from the news-satire publication, who will review The Onion's take on the biggest stories of the year and discuss their new book, Our Front Pages.

This free event is open to the public and will be held in the First Amendment Lounge. There will be a cash bar available during and after the panel.

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"Onion" Spoofers at 7:30 pm Today; No Admission Charge

December 3, 2009

The Onion returns to the National Press Club at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4, for "The Onion Presents: 2009's Biggest Stories." There is no admission charge.

The event will feature three writers and editors from the news-satire publication, who will review The Onion's take on the biggest stories of the year and discuss their new book, Our Front Pages.

This free event is open to the public and will be held in the First Amendment Lounge. There will be a cash bar available during and after the panel.

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'Tis the Season: Holiday Buffet Dec. 17; $17.50

December 3, 2009 | By Emily Hand | ehand@press.org

The holiday buffet is from 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec 17. Reservations are highly suggested. The cost is $17.50, not including beverage, tax and tip.

For reservations call 202-662-7443 or email rs@press.org

Reliable Source dinner guests can take advantage of free parking after 5 p.m. at the PMI Garage, 1325 G St. Present a receipt showing a purchase of $20 or more to the front desk between 5 and 9 p.m. or later, at the bar.

Read more