Skip to comments.BIG PARTY WEEK FOR THE OBAMAS
Posted on 09/12/2010 6:31:43 PM PDT by kcvl
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama have a packed social schedule this week, with two major galas and a reception for college athletes.
On Monday evening, the President will welcome collegiate star athletes to the White House for a reception at 5:45 p.m. The annual event, first held by former President George W. Bush, recognizes outstanding student athletes in more than a dozen sports, including field-hockey, lacrosse, and volleyball. Neither of Obama's alma maters, Columbia University and Harvard University, made the grade.
On Wednesday the First Couple will don black tie for the annual Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute gala, one of the more entertaining political galas of the Washington fall season. A number of entertainers are being honored with awards, including Eva Longoria Parker, five-time Grammy winner Arturo Sandoval, and musician Sheila E. Also participating in the festivities will be Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.), Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
Hopefully the Obamas get some rest Thursday or Friday, because they will be back in formalwear on Saturday night for the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's (CBCF) annual Phoenix Awards dinner. The dinner will mark the culmiantion of the foundation's 40th Annual Legislative Conference.
Honorees at the dinner will include New Jersey State Assembly Speaker Sheila Y. Oliver, actor and humanitarian Harry Belafonte, journalist Simeon Booker, and renowned choreographer Judith Jamison.
Washingtonians will recall that White House party-crashers Tareq and Michaele Salahi allegedly snuck into the CBCF dinner in 2009. Expect security to be extra tight this time around.
The Washington social season unofficially begins Saturday night with the Washington National Opera's season opening gala, and ends in early December with the Kennedy Center Honors.
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This guy seems to be awarded something every other month. When was the last time he acted in anything and what humanitarian causes is he involved in?
talk radio is going to have a field day....
ooooo can’t wait to hear the racist comments he has to offer!
May be I will find and burn his LP. Daaaaaayo. Melto. Daylight come and me wan go home.
He does seem to like kissing dictator's asses.
What makes it different than any other week?
Breitbart new audio coming...
.....and then golf on Sunday!
Looks like he's gonna need another vacation.
The usual gagle of socialists I see.
POLL: O’Donnell leads Castle..47%...44%..
You know, this Marxist and his “wife” are really pushing it.
Talks that “economy and jobs jive,” and then turns around and does this fancy entertaining.
Lucky for him, he has lamestream in his pocket, because he would otherwise have all hell breaking loose.
Stupid arse democrats, they damn fools continue to vote with him.
Have you seen this?
White House ‘gatecrashers’ tied to terror sympathizer
Salahi served in same anti-Israel group as Obama’s Palestinian professor pal
Has there ever been a non-big party week. And to think that Nancy Reagan caught all kinds of hell over the media-created borrowed dress debacle. This is what happens when the public votes for politicians who think that they can do whatever they want. They’re just out proving the voters right.
President Barack Obama will deliver his second annual address to the nations school children Tuesday and like last year parents will have the option of having their children opt out of watching the speech.