Dear Ask America Supporters,
While Richard wishes that he could pack each and every one of you in his suitcase, and take you along......
we all know that is simply impossible. If however, you would still like to share in this glorious moment that you are so very responsible for, may we cordially invite you to watch the proceedings LIVE on both C-SPAN and CNN. (House Education and Labor FULL Committee Hearing, Thursday, July 24, at 10:00 am EST/7:00 am PST....check local listings)
The following PRESS RELEASE gives a more detailed account of the HEARING and additional witnesses.
EDUCATION & LABOR COMMITTEE
Congressman George Miller, Chairman
Advisory for Thursday, July 24, 2008
Advisory: House Education Committee to Hold Hearing on Improving Physical Education in America's Schools
Former NFL Great Tim Brown, Richard Simmons among Witnesses to Testify
WASHINGTON, D.C. With the U.S. facing staggering rates of child obesity, the House Education and Labor Committee will hold a hearing on Thursday, July 24, to examine how to improve physical education in the nation's schools and strengthen efforts to fight childhood obesity.
U.S. Rep. Zach Wamp (R-TN)
Richard Simmons, Fitness Expert and Advocate
Tim Brown, former Oakland Raider wide receiver and nine time Pro-Bowler
Dr. Russell Pate, Associate Vice President for Health Sciences and Professor, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina.
Lori Rose Benson, Director of Fitness and Physical Education, New York City Department of Education
Robert M. Keiser, Student Advisor to Governor Charlie Crist, Council on Physical Fitness, Florida
WHEN: Thursday, July 24, 2008
10:00 A.M. EDT
WHERE: House Education and Labor Committee Hearing Room
2175 Rayburn House Office Building
And, don't forget about the PRO PE RALLY immediately following. Richard will be "Dancin in the Streets" on CAPITOL HILL! Who would have ever thought it?!
To CLOSE the RALLY, the FINALE:
All that comes to mind at this point is.....wow.
Please know how much Richard and all the millions of people he speaks for, thank you, and appreciate what you have done.