Monday, March 10, 2014

WASH Awards Ceremony on Capitol Hill: March 12, 430-600pm

Please join us for the 2014 WASHies! 

We look forward to seeing as many of you as possible for the WASHies: Wednesday, March 12, 430pm – 600pm, Senate Russell 485.

Please see below and RSVP if you can join us.

The event will begin promptly at 5pm with several awards to our congressional champions, so please join us at 430 to make sure the room is packed for the 5pm start.

All the best, and thank you in advance for your attendance at what promises to be a very interesting and fruitful event.


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Please Join Us in Celebrating
Global Access to Safe Drinking Water, 
Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH)

WASH Advocates is a nonprofit, nonpartisan initiative dedicated to increasing private and public support for access to safe drinking water and improved sanitation in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.  

You are invited to join us on March 12, 2014, to recognize the leadership of key Members of Congress in providing $365 million in the FY 2014 Omnibus Appropriations Bill to implement the Senator Paul Simon Water for the Poor Act of 2005.

When: Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.          

Where: Russell Senate Office Building SR - 485

2 Constitution Ave NE, Washington, DC 20002
Enter Constitution and First   
Take your first elevator to the right to the fourth floor   
Take a right   
SR 485, the Committee on Rules and Administration Event Room, is halfway down the hall.    

Light hors d'oeuvres and beverages will be served.

A select number of Senators and Members of Congress have been invited for their role in helping provide the resources that will allow the U.S. Department of State and USAID to provide safe, affordable, and sustainable drinking water and improved access to sanitary facilities in the poorest regions of the world.

Invited guests include:
Rep. Blumenauer (confirmed)
Sen. Coons
Sen. Corker (confirmed)
Rep. Culberson (confirmed)
Sen. Durbin (confirmed)
Sen. Graham
Rep. Granger
Sen. Leahy
Rep. Lowey
Rep. Poe (confirmed)
Rep. Hal Rogers (confirmed)
Rep. Chris Smith

Mrs. Patricia Derge Simon, wife of the late Senator Paul Simon, will host the event. We hope that you will be able to join us for this celebratory evening, honoring leadership and significant achievement on this important issue.  

SPACE IS LIMITED. Please RSVP to Cecilia Snyder  or202.293.4003 to confirm your attendance.

This event is designed to comply with the Rules and Guidance of the Senate and House ethics committees.