March 09, 2005

Crapo To Hold Grazing Summit, Field Hearing On BullTrout

Will also make announcement of foodbank award, speak on cancer awareness

Washington, DC â??Idaho Senator Mike Crapo has scheduled the following events during the week of August 25th. The events listed are open to the public and all times listed are local. If you need additional information on any of the events listed, please contact Susan Wheeler or Lindsay Nothern at the above-listed numbersMonday, August 259:00 a.m. Boise -- Host roundtable discussion on public lands grazing policy. Participants include the U.S. Forest Service, the Bureau of Land Management, the Idaho Department of Lands, the University of Idaho, the Idaho Cattlemenâ??s Association, the Idaho Wool Growers, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, NOAA Fisheries, representatives of environmental groups, and others. At the Boise City Council Chambers, Boise City Hall.2:00-2:30 p.m.Boise -- News conference with The Idaho Foodbank to announce a national Victory Against Hunger Award. At the Kidsâ?? Café, Miller Street Substation, just off River Street, south of downtown Boise.Tuesday, August 2610:15 a.m.Boise -- News conference with Salvation Army regarding federal funding to build a drug/alcohol abuse center. At the Booth Home, 1617 N. 24th Street.12:00 noonBoise -- Speak to the St. Lukeâ??s RMC Board of Directors regarding health care issues before Congress. At St. Lukeâ??s Regional Medical Center.1:30 p.m.Boise -- Chair Senate Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife and Water hearing on bull trout. At Boise City Council Chambers, Boise City Hall.Wednesday, August 277:00-8:00 a.m.Lewiston â?? Host open house at new location for Crapoâ??s Senate office, 313 D Street, Suite 105. Ribbon-cutting with the Lewiston Chamber of Commerce will take place during the open house.8:30-9:00 a.m.Lewiston â?? Join with students at Webster Elementary School, 1409 8th Street for flag-raising. Also distribute free books to students; books provided by national First Book project and Scholastic Books.10:00-11:30 a.m.Lapwai - Speak at the Fannie Mae and Nez Perce Tribal Housing Authority, regarding the Tribeâ??s success in providing affordable housing through two developments. At the Nez Perce Reservation.12:00-1:15 p.m.Lewiston-Speak at the Lewiston Rotary meeting regarding issues before Congress. At the Red Lion Hotel.2:00-4:00 p.m.Moscow-Tour bio-tech building and bio-diesel plant at the University of Idaho, including test driving the U of I Bio Bug. Also receive presentation from National Institute for Advanced Transportation. At the University of Idaho campus.Thursday, August 288:00-8:30 a.m.Twin Falls - Live radio interview, â??Dale and Jerre Show,â?? KTFI AM (1270 AM). Listener calls will be taken.11:00-11:40 a.m.Twin Falls - Present the new Purple Heart Stamp for the U.S. Postal Service. At the Twin Falls City Park Band Shell, Shoshone Street.12:00-12:45 pm.Twin Falls - Speak to the Kiwanis meeting regarding issues before Congress. At the Turf Club.1:00-2:00 p.m.Twin Falls - Guest speaker at the Living Through Cancer Support Group meeting regarding experience with prostate cancer and the Mike Crapo Health Awareness Booths. At the old Norco Building.2:30-3:00 p.m.Filer - News conference at the Twin Falls County Fair to kick off the second year of the Mike Crapo Health Awareness Booth. At the Twin Falls County Fairgrounds.# # #