National Press Club

Rutherford Wines at Wine Dinner Nov. 4; $70 for Members

October 14, 2009 | By Emily Hand | ehand@press.org

Rutherford Wine Co. wines will be featured at a Fourth Estate Wine Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 4.

Rutherford's mid-Atlantic region manager will discuss five featured wines, which fall under three brand names: Lander Jenkins, Scott Estates and Rutherford Ranch.

The event includes a reception and five-course dinner with suitable wine pairings.

Tickets are $70 for members and their guests, $93 for non-members.

For reservations, call Emily Hand at (202) 662-7638 or email fourthestate@press.org

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Bratwurst, Cabbage, Beer at Oct. 15 Oktoberfest; $17.50

October 14, 2009 | By Emily Hand | ehand@press.org

German food and festive beer will be featured at the international buffet on Thursday, Oct. 15. The buffet opens at 5:30 pm, and reservations are highly suggested. The cost is $17.50, not including beverage, tax and tip.

Menu items include: assorted salads, bratwurst, kielbasa sausage and bee, knotwurst with juniper berry sauerkraut, Black Forest roasted chicken, wiener schnitzel, slow-cooked German beef ribs, smoked sausage and turnips, braised red cabbage and apples, spaetzle, cake and pies

Sam Adams Oktoberfest brew will be added to the Reliable Source's beer menu.

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Art and Archives the Focus of Fall Hoot, 6:30 pm Oct. 29

October 14, 2009 | By Donna Leinwand, NPC president | dleinwand@usatoday.com

The fascinating story of the National Press Club's valuable art and archival collection will be featured at the Silver Owls Fall Hoot on Thursday, Oct. 29. Tickets are $35 per person.

Legendary pianist John Eaton, inducted into the Order of the Owl three years ago, will entertain with a program of "Jazz, Blues and Broadway." The evening is dedicated to the late Golden Owl Mary Lou Forbes of the Washington Start and Washington Times, a member of the Council of Wisest Owls and also the coveted Order of the Owl.

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National Geographic Digital Media SVP at 6:30 pm Oct. 21; Members Only

October 14, 2009

Rob Covey, senior vice president of content development and design for National Geographic Digital Media, will offer insider's tips for media professionals looking to get a foothold in online media at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 21.

The session is the second event of the Breaking in to Digital Media fall speaker series, which aims to give journalists and media professionals an opportunity to glean insiders' tips from prominent online media experts.

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National Geographic Digital Media SVP at 6:30 pm Oct. 21; Members Only

October 14, 2009

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National Geographic Digital Media SVP at 6:30 pm Oct. 21; Members Only

Rob Covey, senior vice president of content development and design for National Geographic Digital Media, will offer insider's tips for media professionals looking to get a foothold in online media at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 21.

The session is the second event of the Breaking in to Digital Media fall speaker series, which aims to give journalists and media professionals an opportunity to glean insiders' tips from prominent online media experts.

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Art and Archives the Focus of Fall Hoot, 6:30 pm Oct. 29

October 14, 2009 | By Donna Leinwand, NPC President | dleinwand@usatoday.com

The fascinating story of the National Press Club's valuable art and archival collection will be featured at the Silver Owls Fall Hoot on Thursday, Oct. 29. Tickets are $35 per person.

Legendary pianist John Eaton, inducted into the Order of the Owl three years ago, will entertain with a program of "Jazz, Blues and Broadway." The evening is dedicated to the late Golden Owl Mary Lou Forbes of the Washington Start and Washington Times, a member of the Council of Wisest Owls and also the coveted Order of the Owl.

Read more

Bratwurst, Cabbage, Beer at Oct. 15 Oktoberfest; $17.50

October 14, 2009 | By Emily Hand | ehand@press.org

German food and festive beer will be featured at the international buffet on Thursday, Oct. 15. The buffet opens at 5:30 pm, and reservations are highly suggested. The cost is $17.50, not including beverage, tax and tip.

Menu items include: assorted salads, bratwurst, kielbasa sausage and bee, knotwurst with juniper berry sauerkraut, Black Forest roasted chicken, wiener schnitzel, slow-cooked German beef ribs, smoked sausage and turnips, braised red cabbage and apples, spaetzle, cake and pies

Sam Adams Oktoberfest brew will be added to the Reliable Source's beer menu.

Read more

Rutherford Wines at Wine Dinner Nov. 4; $70 for Members

October 14, 2009 | By Emily Hand | ehand@press.org

Rutherford Wine Co. wines will be featured at a Fourth Estate Wine Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 4.

Rutherford's mid-Atlantic region manager will discuss five featured wines, which fall under three brand names: Lander Jenkins, Scott Estates and Rutherford Ranch.

The event includes a reception and five-course dinner with suitable wine pairings.

Tickets are $70 for members and their guests, $93 for non-members.

For reservations, call Emily Hand at (202) 662-7638 or email fourthestate@press.org

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Seats Available at Oct. 17 Political Reporting Workshop; $10 for Members

October 14, 2009 | By Susan Heavey | sheavey@thomsonreuters.com

Looking for ways to break from the DC political reporting pack? Join the National Press Club Eric Friedheim Library's second political reporting workshop on Saturday, Oct. 17.

Veteran politicos will offer tips on covering the 2010 election, campaign finance reporting and more with a special keynote address by USA Today Washington Bureau Chief and NPC member Susan Page.

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This Week in National Press Club History

October 12, 2009 | By Elizabeth Smith Brownstein | eksmithb@verizon.net

Oct. 17, 1929: The National Press Building goes into receivership.

Oct. 17, 1956: The newly appointed French Ambassador Herve Alphand chooses the National Press Club for his first public appearance in the United States and defends his country’s position on growing Suez Canal tensions.

This Week in National Press Club History is brought to you by the History Committee, which is dedicated to preserving, and revitalizing the Club’s history through displays, panel discussions and lectures, as well as interviewing members as part of the Club’s long-standing oral history project.

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