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Great Lakes Day in Washingnton



GREAT LAKES COMMISSION ANNOUNCES 
GREAT LAKES DAY IN WASHINGTON, D.C.

The Great Lakes Commission invites all stakeholders interested
in Great Lakes policy issues to participate in Great Lakes Day
(March 13) in Washington. This annual tradition, cosponsored
by the Northeast-Midwest Institute, will focus on an array of
legislative, appropriations and policy priorities of the Great
Lakes states as voiced through the Great Lakes Commission. 
Senator  John Glenn (D-OH) and Representative Vern Ehlers
(R-MI) are featured speakers and will share their views on
Great Lakes issues and the first session of the 105th Congress. 
The Great Lakes Commission Chair and vice-chair (Donald R.
Vonnahme and Irene Brooks respectively) will present
Commission priorities.

All friends of the Great Lakes are also invited to attend a
Great Lakes Issues Briefing immediately following the
breakfast.  The issues briefing will feature brief presentations
from various Great Lakes organization directors and agency
officials.  They will emphasize legislative, appropriations and
program needs for fiscal year 1998 in three areas: 
environmental protection; resource management; and Great
Lakes maritime transportation.  

WHO:    OPEN TO ALL INTERESTED IN GREAT LAKES ISSUES      

WHAT:   GREAT LAKES DAY IN WASHINGTON
        1.  CONGRESSIONAL BREAKFAST
        2.  ISSUES BRIEFING

WHERE:  RAYBURN HOUSE OFFICE BUILDING 
        ROOM B-339 (Breakfast); 
        ROOM 2322 (Issues Briefing)
        WASHINGTON, D.C.                    

WHEN:   THURSDAY, MARCH 13, 1997
        8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.   Congressional Breakfast
        10:00 a.m. - Noon       Issues Briefing

COST:   $35.00 IN ADVANCE FOR THE BREAKFAST
        NO CHARGE FOR THE ISSUES BRIEFING

Registrations are appreciated by Friday, February 28. 
Payment for the breakfast is requested in advance.  A
registration form and breakfast agenda are available under "hot
topics" on the Great Lakes Commission home page at
http://www.glc.org.  (An issues briefing agenda will be made
available shortly.)  They may also be obtained by contacting
the Great Lakes Commission at 400 Fourth Street, Argus II
Building, Ann Arbor, MI 48103-4816; (ph:  313-665-9135);
fax (313-665-4370) or by email at sthorp@glc.org or
vpebbles@glc.org.

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Victoria Pebbles,Program Specialist
Transportation and Economic Development
Great Lakes Commission
The Argus II Building               
400 Fourth Street                   
Ann Arbor, MI  48103-4816           
p:  313-665-9135                    
f:  313-665-4370                    
e:  pebbles@glc.org
http://www.great-lakes.net
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