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Re: GLIN==> 2004 Great Lakes Day - FINAL registration notice andposted agendas



Please note: The Great Lakes Day events will be held in Washington, 
D.C., on March 3.

Pre-registration is encouraged by Wednesday, February 25.

Christine Manninen wrote:

> Dear friends,
> 
> We are pleased to provide you with detailed program information for 
> Great Lakes Day in Washington, an annual event featuring presentations 
> and dialogue on Great Lakes priorities by regional leaders and members 
> of Congress. Space is limited and many have already registered, so 
> please act promptly by faxing your registration form to (734-971-9150) 
> or calling in (734-971-9135) your reservation. Registration form: 
> http://www.glc.org/greatlakesday/pdf/regform04.pdf
> 
> The day will begin with the annual Great Lakes Congressional Breakfast 
> sponsored jointly by the Great Lakes Commission and the 
> Northeast-Midwest Institute. The theme is "Restore the Greatness: Moving 
> Forward!" Confirmed speakers include Senator Mike DeWine (OH) and 
> Representative Tom Reynolds (NY). Invitations to another Senator, as 
> well as a Great Lakes governor and mayor, have been extended. Agenda: 
> http://www.glc.org/greatlakesday/pdf/Agenda-breakfast04.pdf
> 
> Following the breakfast, a Great Lakes Issues Briefing with regional 
> leadership and Congressional staff will be held in Room H-902 of the 
> Hart Senate Office Building (see attached map or visit 
> www.aoc.gov/visit/cc_map_entrances.htm). Sponsored by the Great Lakes 
> Commission, it offers attendees additional detail on regional issues, as 
> well as the priorities of the member states of the Great Lakes 
> Commission. Such issues include ecosystem restoration initiatives; the 
> Annex 2001 process; U.S. and Canada obligations under the Great Lakes 
> Water Quality Agreement; and Congressional staff perspectives on leading 
> issues. Among others, speakers include: Tom Skinner, Administrator, U.S. 
> EPA-Region 5; John Mills, Director General, Environment Canada - Ontario 
> Region; and Ken DeBeaussaert, Director, Office of the Great Lakes, 
> Michigan Department of Environmental Quality. Agenda: 
> http://www.glc.org/greatlakesday/pdf/Agenda-issues04.pdf
> 
> Again, space is limited; interested parties are advised to register 
> promptly by completing and returning the registration form. 
> Registrations will be handled on a "first come, first served" basis. 
> There is a charge of $40 ($50 Canadian) in advance or $45 ($55 Canadian) 
> at the door for the breakfast. Should you have questions, please call 
> Dr. Michael J. Donahue or Dr. Jon MacDonagh-Dumler at 734-971-9135.
> 
> For more details, visit http://www.glc.org/greatlakesday/
> 
> Thank you, and we hope to see you in Washington on March 3!
> 
> ---
> The Great Lakes Commission, chaired by Sam Speck (Ohio), is a 
> nonpartisan, binational compact agency created by state and U.S. federal 
> law and dedicated to promoting a strong economy, healthy environment and 
> high quality of life for the Great Lakes - St. Lawrence region and its 
> residents. The Commission consists of state legislators, agency 
> officials, and governors’ appointees from its eight member states. 
> Associate membership for Ontario and Québec was established through the 
> signing of a "Declaration of Partnership." The Commission maintains a 
> formal Observer program involving U.S. and Canadian federal agencies, 
> tribal authorities, binational agencies and other regional interests. 
> The Commission offices are located in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
> 
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