Tom Brokaw, Gary Sinise & Citi To Be Honored At Easter Seals Advocacy Awards

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Easter Seals Serving DC | MD | VA will honor legendary broadcast journalist Tom Brokaw, award-winning actor Gary Sinise and Citi for contributions to military, veterans and their families at its annual Advocacy Awards. The dinner event will focus on achievements in veterans employment and recognize individuals, corporations and foundations that have transformed the landscape for people with disabilities and special needs.

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Gary Sinise

The dinner event will focus on achievements in veterans employment and recognize individuals, corporations and foundations that have transformed the landscape for people with disabilities and special needs.

On April 16, Easter Seals Serving DC | MD | VA will honor legendary broadcast journalist Tom Brokaw, award-winning actor Gary Sinise and Citi for contributions to military, veterans and their families at its annual Advocacy Awards.

The dinner event will focus on achievements in veterans employment and recognize individuals, corporations and foundations that have transformed the landscape for people with disabilities and special needs.

WHO:
Tom Brokaw, NBC News correspondent; Gary Sinise, actor and founder of the Gary Sinise Foundation; 2013 Advocacy Awards Chair Candi Wolff, executive vice president and head of Global Government Affairs for Citi; and Honorary Chair Deborah Mullen, advocate for military families and wife of Admiral Mike Mullen (Ret.), 17th chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.    

WHAT:
The Advocacy Awards is an annual event hosted by Easter Seals. There will be press time with honorees during the dinner’s VIP reception.

SCHEDULE:

5:30-6 p.m.

  • Tom Brokaw

6-6:30 p.m.

  • Gary Sinise

5:30-7 p.m.

  • Citi’s Candi Wolff, 2013 Advocacy Awards chair
  • Lisa Reeves, President & CEO of Easter Seals Serving DC | MD | VA
  • Deborah Mullen, 2013 Advocacy Awards honorary chair
  • David Muir, Senior Vice President of Easter Seals Veteran Staffing Network
  • Phil Panzarella, Easter Seals Board Chairman and President & CEO of CPS Professional Services
  • Easter Seals program staff and participants

7 p.m.

  • Program and dinner

WHERE:
Grand Hyatt Washington, 1000 H St. NW, Washington, DC 20001

WHEN:
Tuesday, April 16, 2013—5 p.m. reception and exhibits; 7 p.m. dinner

MEDIA RSVP:
Media may RSVP to Kelly Ann Collins via email (kellyann(at)gmail(dot)com) or telephone (424-253-6634).

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