Calendar Of Events Government
Written by Miami Today on December 5, 2002
A FEW GOOD MEN
Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen is currently seeking to nominate qualified young men and women who wish to serve in the armed forces by attending West Point, Annapolis, the US Air Force Academy, and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy. Each applicant must be a U.S. citizen between 17 and 22 years old, a resident of Florida’s 18th Congressional district and a high school graduate before July 1, 2003. Submit written requests to: Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Attn: Ms. Harriet Carter, 9210 Sunset Dr., Suite #10, Miami, Fl. 33173. Deadline is Dec. 13. Details: (305) 275-1800.
Miami-Dade discusses the economic health of their agricultural industry and future of remaining rural lands during the planning session with citizens, designers and media through Dec. 10. Discussion and drawing session, 1 p.m. – 6 p.m. Dec. 7; review session 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. Dec. 8; final presentation, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Dec. 9. Miami-Dade Agriculture Center, 18710 SW 288 St., Homestead. Details: (305) 375-2835.
"Dominican Dual Nationality: Implications for Politics, Community and Identity", discussion topic during the one-day symposium sponsored by The North-South Center, CUNY-Dominican Studies Institute and the Dominican American National Roundtable. Featuring representatives of the Dominican government, members of academia from both the U.S. and the D.R. and leading community activists. 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. at the University of Miami – John J. Koubek Memorial Center, conference room K-7, 2705 SW Third St., Miami. RSVP: (305) 284-8921.
LAW UNIT MEETING
South-Dade Parliamentary Law Unit will meet present the topic "How to Get the Story Out Before Others Have a Chance to Undermine", presented by Mary Scull Brown. 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at the Central Christian Church, 222 Menores, Coral Gables. Free, guests are welcomed. Details: (305) 446-6158.
The BPAC, Bicycle/Pedestrain Advisory Committee, meets on the 4th Wednesday of each month to discuss non-motorized transportation issues at 7 p.m. South Miami City Hall, 6130 Sunset Drive, South Miami. Details: (305) 375-1647.