Department Of Interior
|Office of the Secretary||
|For Immediate Release: September 24, 2003||
Secretary Norton Will Honor Take Pride in America Award Winners at Ceremony in Nation's Capital
WASHINGTON-At a ceremony at the Interior Department on Friday, Sept. 26, Secretary of the Interior Gale Norton will present national awards to 15 individuals and groups recognized as model volunteers under the Take Pride in America campaign, which encourages citizen stewardship of public lands and resources.
WHO: Gale Norton,
Secretary of the Interior
WHAT: Take Pride in America National Awards
WHEN: Friday, Sept. 26, 2003, 11 a.m. EST, arrive 10:30-10:45 a.m.
WHERE: U.S. Department
of the Interior, 18th & C Streets N.W.
WHY: Take Pride in America
is a public-private partnership that aims to inspire volunteers to put
their love of country to work to improve our parks and other public resources.
It is part of President Bush's USA Freedom Corps.
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