National Press Club

Iraqis Give Plaque to NPC

September 25, 2009

Representatives of the Iraqi armed forces toured the National Press Club on Sept. 17. They presented General Manager Bill McCarren with a plaque embossed with scenes from the history of Iraq.

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Iraqis Give Plaque to NPC

September 25, 2009

Representatives of the Iraqi armed forces toured the National Press Club on Sept. 17. They presented General Manager Bill McCarren with a plaque embossed with scenes from the history of Iraq.

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Oct. 3 Amish Trip RSVPs Due Friday

September 24, 2009

There are still some seats left for the day trip to Amish country in Lancaster, Pa., on Saturday, Oct. 3, but reservations need to be confirmed by Friday, Sept. 25.

Send reservations to Pat Nelson at pnelson@press.org or phone 662-7501.

The trip, organized by the International Correspondents Committee, costs $70 and includes the bus fare; an Amish luncheon buffet featuring traditional Pennsylvania Dutch dishes; a visit the Mennonite Center for a presentation on Mennonite and Amish cultures; and guided visits to other attractions, including an Amish farm.

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Arts Program Registration Due Oct. 30

September 24, 2009 | By Josh Funk | jfuck@press.org

Registration to enter artwork in the National Arts Program's 2009 program is due Oct. 30 by the close of business.

Club members and employees and their families are eligible to participate. Prizes will be awarded for the three adult classifications of amateur, intermediate and professional as well as the two youth/teen classifications of under 12 and 13-18. The cash prizes for each adult classification range from $300 to $100, and from $75 to $25 in the youth/teen categories.

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Oct. 3 Amish Trip RSVPs Due Friday

September 24, 2009

There are still some seats left for the day trip to Amish country in Lancaster, Pa., on Saturday, Oct. 3, but reservations need to be confirmed by Friday, Sept. 25.

Send reservations to Pat Nelson at pnelson@press.org or phone 662-7501.

The trip, organized by the International Correspondents Committee, costs $70 and includes the bus fare; an Amish luncheon buffet featuring traditional Pennsylvania Dutch dishes; a visit the Mennonite Center for a presentation on Mennonite and Amish cultures; and guided visits to other attractions, including an Amish farm.

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Reservations Due Today for Saturday Book Club

September 24, 2009

RSVP today if you can attend the Saturday, Sept. 26, Books & Brunch, which will discuss "The Worst Hard Time," a history of the 1930s' Dust Bowl survivors by Timothy Egan.

The group will meet at noon in the Fourth Estate Restaurant. All members are welcome to attend.

RSVP to Rachel Belkind at lotus152@gmail.com or Sean Reilly at reillys@cox.net.

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Interview Like Bob Edwards, 6:30 pm Sept. 29; Free for Members

September 24, 2009 | By Susan Heavey | sheavey@thomsonreuters.com

Legendary radio journalist and NPC member Bob Edwards will discuss how to elicit interview gems from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29.

Edwards has interviewed tens of thousands of people in his more than 40 years on-air -- politicians to celebrities and everyone in between. Just how does he get them to open up?

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Eight places remain for the third annual NPC fall wine trip Saturday, Oct. 3.

September 24, 2009 | By Sylvia Smith

Sample award-winning wines at three vineyards in Loudoun County, Va. Bring a picnic lunch to eat at one of the vineyards and $20 cash for tastings and driver tip (if you would like).

The trip is $28 per person and is open to Club members and one guest each. This trip is non-refundable from the moment you email an RSVP. Your payment will more than likely not be collected immediately.

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Interview Like Bob Edwards, 6:30 pm Sept. 29; Free for Members

September 24, 2009 | By Susan Heavey | sheavey@thomsonreuters.com

Legendary radio journalist and NPC member Bob Edwards will discuss how to elicit interview gems from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29.

Edwards has interviewed tens of thousands of people in his more than 40 years on-air -- politicians to celebrities and everyone in between. Just how does he get them to open up?

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Reservations Due Today for Saturday Book Club

March 30, 2009

RSVP today if you can attend the Saturday, Sept. 26, Books & Brunch, which will discuss "The Worst Hard Time," a history of the 1930s'
Dust Bowl survivors by Timothy Egan.

The group will meet at noon in the Fourth Estate Restaurant. All members are welcome to attend.

RSVP to Rachel Belkind at lotus152@gmail.com or Sean Reilly at reillys@cox.net.

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