U S D A / R u r a l  D e v e l o p m e n t
WASHINGTON, D.C.  20250-0705


Media Advisory

September 19, 2000

CONFERENCE WILL DISCUSS DEVELOPMENT IN DISTRESSED BORDER AREAS

WHO:
Dan Glickman, Secretary of Agriculture
Bill Richardson, Secretary of Energy
Jill Long Thompson, Under Secretary of Agriculture for Rural Development
Stuart E. Eizenstat, Deputy Secretary of the Treasury
Saul N. Ramirez, Jr., Deputy Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
And other members of the Administration, Members of Congress,
and state and national rural development leaders

WHAT:
Will addresses the "Celebrating the Southwest Border" conference, being held to discuss issues that critical to the future development of the Southwest border area.

WHERE:
International Trade Center, Washington, D.C.

WHEN:
Wednesday, Sept. 20, 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM

WHY:
To enable representatives of border communities and federal agencies to strengthen working relationships and learn new ways to improve development services to Southwest Border communities.

CONTACT:
For directions or other event information, contact Kim Springer, 202-401-1915.

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