BRAMA, Mar 23, 2005, 9:00 am ET|
CORRECTIONS (see text below):
rally starts at noon;
PO Box 19228;
Details released about public rally and banquet with President Yushchenko
Washington, DC President Yushchenko will meet with the public at least on two occasions during his trip to the U.S. in early April. Mr. Yushechenko was invited to visit this country by his U.S. counterpart, President George Bush.
In addition to meetings with President Bush and other officials, at least two opportunities have been planned for the public to meet with the Ukrainian leader in Washington, DC.
Event 1: Wreath Laying and Rally, Shevchenko Monument
|Event:||Wreath Laying and Speech By Viktor Yushchenko, President of Ukraine
|Where:||Shevchenko Monument, Washington, D.C.
Located near DuPont Circle, P & 22nd Street
|When:||Wednesday, April 6, 2005, 12:00 p.m.-2:45 p.m.
Perfomances and speakers are scheduled to precede President Yushchenko's address.
|Attendance:||The event is open to the public.
Event 2: Banquet in Honor of President Yushchenko
|Event:||Banquet in Honor of Viktor Yushchenko, President of Ukraine
|Where:||Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington, D.C.
2500 Calvert Street, N.W. (at Connecticut Ave)
|When:||Wednesday, April 6, 2005
Reception: 6:30 p.m.
Dinner: 7:30 p.m.
Dress: Black Tie Optional
Tickets for the banquet are now on sale to the public for $200.00 each. One can purchase a ticket by check.
Seating is limited and the space available will be
sold on the basis of when a check arrives (first come, first serve).
The banquet is
expected to be sold out quickly, so book early!
Checks should be made out to the 'Yushchenko Banquet
Committee' and mailed [with complete contact
immediately to the:
Ukrainian Washington Credit Union
P.O. Box 19228
Alexandria, Virginia 22320-1228.
Financial sponsors are needed for the two events.
Special sponsor tables seating 9 people + one VIP (total 10 per table) from Ukraine or the U.S. government are available for the Yushchenko banquet for $2,500.00 each.
Please contact the President Yushchenko Welcoming Committee for complete sponsor information.
President Yushchenko Welcoming Committee co-chairs:
The Washington Group (TWG)
Ukrainian American Coordinating Council (UACC)
Michael Sawkiw, Jr.
Ukrainian Congress Committee of America (UCCA)
Ukrainian National Women's League of America (UNWLA)
U.S.-Ukraine Foundation (USUF)