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ProSense Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-03-11 09:15 PM
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(WH) Weekly Wrap Up: ďAn Example of What the American Spirit is all About"

Weekly Wrap Up: ďAn Example of What the American Spirit is all About"

Posted by Rohan Siddhanti



President Barack Obama hugs a woman who lost a loved one, during the memorial
service for victims of the tornado in Joplin, Missouri, May 29, 2011. (Official White House
Photo by Pete Souza)

A quick look at the week of May 30th on WhiteHouse.gov:

Joplin: President Obama visits Joplin, MO to meet with those in the community who lost so much in the tornados last week and participate in a Memorial Service at Missouri Southern University.

Small School, Big Dreams: Labor Secretary Hilda Solis delivers the Commencement address at Bridgeport High School in Washington, one of the top three finalists in the Race to the Top Commencement Challenge.

West Wing Week: "One Step at a Time" takes you to Joplin, Poland, Arlington and inside the Situation Room with President Obama.

LGBT Pride Month: Kicking off Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month, the Office of Public Engagement has launches a new webpage. And here's the Presidential Proclamation.

#UrbanSummit: Russell Simmons gives his thoughts on entrepreneurship and small business in America, in anticipation of Urban Entrepreneurship Summit. Join the conversation on twitter #UrbanSummit.

What's on Your Plate?: First Lady Michelle Obama and Surgeon General Dr. Regina Benjamin unveil the U.S. Department of Agriculture's new food icon, MyPlate.

Cutting Red Tape: The U.S. Department of Energy encourages cities to cut the red tape that can push up the price tags on solar energy projects.

Youth Round Tables: The Office of Public Engagement wraps up the "100 Youth Round Tables" Initiative, ensuring that young people's voice is heard in government.

Memorial Day: The President honors our nations fallen, speaking at a Memorial Day Service at Arlington National Cemetery: "Honor the Sacrifice of Those We've Lost".

Get Prepared: The Federal Emergency Management Agency announces June 1st as the start of hurricane season, and gives tips on how to keep you and your family safe.


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Historic NY Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-03-11 09:45 PM
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1. Consoler-in-Chief...that picture speaks much about him..
very powerful, the faces around him speak of the pain & grief.
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ProSense Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-03-11 10:55 PM
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2. These weekly wrap ups are
good, drawing attention to some of the activities that never get media coverage.

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Pirate Smile Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-03-11 10:55 PM
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3. K & R
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jaxx Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jun-04-11 01:10 AM
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4. Thanks for this.
I've not heard of the youth round tables, what a great idea.

K&R
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