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May 12, 2008
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Secretary Kempthorne to Present Awards to Employees & Private Citizens at Interior's 65th Honors Convocation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – -Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne will present awards at the 65th Honors Convocation of the Department of the Interior on May 13 at l p.m. in the Sidney Yates Auditorium of the Main Interior Building. The awards honor employees of the department and its agencies as well as private citizens who have performed acts of heroism in emergencies or demonstrated longstanding excellence in serving Interior's mission. The awards include Safety Awards, Distinguished Service Awards, Citizen's Awards for Bravery, Valor Awards and Meritorious Service Awards.

Who: Dirk Kempthorne, Secretary of the Interior
What: 65th Honors Convocation, Department of the Interior
When: 1:00 p.m., May 13, 2008
Where: Sidney Yates Auditorium, 1849 C Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20240
Media: All credentialed media are invited to attend and photograph the event.

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