SENATOR JOHN BREAUX TO RECEIVE THE
2004 CONGRESSIONAL SPOTLIGHT AWARD
TO BE PRESENTED DURING THE WEEK OF THE DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION IN BOSTON
New York (July 20, 2004) – The Creative Coalition, in association with Congressional Quarterly Inc., will present the 2004 Congressional Spotlight Award to retiring Louisiana Senator John Breaux in recognition of his 32-year career.
Senator Breaux will receive the award at a July 27 reception in Boston during the Democratic National Convention. The reception and award presentation will be attended by Senator Breaux’s congressional colleagues and other national leaders. The award presentation is hosted by The Creative Coalition’s Joe Pantoliano, Tony Goldwyn, William Baldwin, Jason Bateman, Ellen Burstyn, Wes Craven, Tom Fontana, Wendie Malick, Kate Mulgrew and Alfre Woodard, and by Congressional Quarterly’s president and publisher, Robert W. Merry.
The Creative Coalition is the leading nonprofit, nonpartisan social and public advocacy organization of the arts and entertainment community. Founded in 1989 by prominent members of the creative community, The Creative Coalition is dedicated to educating its members on issues of public importance. Headquartered in New York City, The Creative Coalition also has offices in Washington, DC, Los Angeles and San Francisco. The Creative Coalition does not endorse or raise funds for political parties or candidates.
Congressional Quarterly Inc., has been the nation’s leader in political journalism since it was founded in 1945. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., its flagship publication is the CQ Weekly, a newsmagazine about Congress and the legislative process. It also publishes CQ Today, the legislative news-daily, and the award-winning CQ.com, a full-service legislative tracking service on the World Wide Web, and other Internet publications, including CQ Homeland Security. The company’s books division, CQ Press, publishes a full line of reference books, college textbooks and government directories. And a sister publication, Governing magazine, is the definitive source for states and local governments.
DETAILS ARE AS FOLLOWS:
WHAT: The Creative Coalition, in association with Congressional Quarterly, Presents the 2004 Congressional Spotlight Award and Reception
WHO: Senator John Breaux, D-Louisiana
WITH: The Creative Coalition’s Joe Pantoliano, Tony Goldwyn, William Baldwin, Jason Bateman, Ellen Burstyn, Wes Craven, Minnie Driver, Tom Fontana, Wendie Malick, Kate Mulgrew and Alfre Woodard.
Congressional Quarterly’s president and publisher, Robert W. Merry.
WHERE: blu at The Sports Club/LA
4 Avery Street, Boston (Adjacent to the Ritz Carlton at Tremont)
WHEN: Tuesday, July 27, 2004
4:30 – 6:00 pm
4:30 – press call and photo ops