Voluntary Services National Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting, 10097-10098 [08-811]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 37 / Monday, February 25, 2008 / Notices circulating coinage, bullion coinage, Congressional Gold Medals, and national and other medals. • Advises the Secretary of the Treasury with regard to the events, persons, or places to be commemorated by the issuance of commemorative coins in each of the five calendar years succeeding the year in which a commemorative coin designation is made. • Makes recommendations with respect to the mintage level for any commemorative coin recommended. For Further Information Contact: Cliff Northup, United States Mint Liaison to the CCAC; 801 9th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20220; or call 202–354–7200. Any member of the public interested in submitting matters for the CCAC’s consideration is invited to submit them by fax to the following number: 202–756–6830. Authority: 31 U.S.C. 5135(b)(8)(C). Dated: February 19, 2008. Edmund C. Moy, Director, United States Mint. [FR Doc. 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The Commission is mandated by Congress to investigate, assess, evaluate and report to Congress annually on ‘‘the national security implications and impact of the bilateral trade and economic relationship between the United States and the People’s Republic of China.’’ Pursuant to this mandate, the Commission will hold a public hearing in Washington, DC, on March 18, 2008, to address ‘‘China’s Expanding Global Influence: Foreign Policy Goals, Practices, and Tools.’’ rfrederick on PROD1PC67 with NOTICES Background This event is the third in a series of public hearings the Commission will hold during its 2008 report cycle to collect input from leading academic, industry, and government experts on the impact of the economic and national security implications of the U.S. bilateral trade and economic relationship with China. The March 18 VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:34 Feb 22, 2008 Jkt 214001 hearing is being conducted to obtain testimony on the goals, strategies and instruments of China’s foreign policy, and the impact of China’s regional and global influence on U.S. economic and security interests around the world. Panels in the hearing will address the economic, military/security, and diplomatic tools employed in the conduct of Chinese foreign policy. The March 18 hearing will address ‘‘China’s Expanding Global Influence: Foreign Policy Goals, Practices, and Tools’’ and will be Co-chaired by Vice Chairman Carolyn Bartholomew and Commissioner Daniel Blumenthal. Information on hearings, as well as transcripts of past Commission hearings, can be obtained from the USCC Web site https://www.uscc.gov. Copies of the hearing agenda will be made available on the Commission’s Web site https://www.uscc.gov as soon as available. Any interested party may file a written statement by March 18, 2007, by mailing to the contact below. On March 18, the hearing will be held in two sessions, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. There will be a question and answer period between the Commissioners and the witnesses. Date and Time: Wednesday, March 18, 2008, 8:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. A detailed agenda for the hearing will be posted to the Commission’s Web site at https:// www.uscc.gov in the near future. The hearing will be held on Capitol Hill in Room 562, Dirksen Senate Office Building located at First Street and Constitution Avenue, NE., Washington, DC 20510. Public seating is limited to about 50 people on a first come, first served basis. Advance reservations are not required. 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E8–3419 Filed 2–22–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 1137–00–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Voluntary Services National Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting The Department of Veterans Affairs gives notice under Public Law 92–463 (Federal Advisory Committee Act) that the annual meeting of the Department of Veterans Affairs Voluntary Service (VAVS) National Advisory Committee (NAC) will be held April 9–12, 2008, at the Rosen Centre Hotel, 9840 International Drive, Orlando, Florida. The meeting is open to the public, and the sessions are scheduled as follows: April 9: 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. April 10 & 11: 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. April 12: 8:30 a.m. until 2 p.m., with a closing program at 6 p.m. The Committee comprised of sixtyfive national voluntary organizations, with five membership categories (Service Member, Associate Service Member, Donor Member, Associate Donor Member and Adjunct Member), advises the Secretary, through the Under Secretary for Health, on the coordination and promotion of volunteer activities within VA health care facilities. The primary purposes of this meeting are: to provide for Committee review of volunteer policies and procedures; to accommodate full and open communications between organization representatives and the Voluntary Service Office and field staff; to provide educational opportunities geared towards improving volunteer programs with special emphasis on methods to recruit retain, motivate and recognize volunteers, and to approve Committee recommendations. The April 9 session will involve opening ceremonies and remarks by several VA and local officials. The April 10 session will feature a Voluntary Service Report and recognition of the recipients of the VAVS Award for Excellence and NAC Volunteers of the Year. In addition, the James H. Parke Memorial Scholarship Luncheon will be held to honor an outstanding youth volunteer. The following educational workshops are scheduled: The Professional Volunteer; Recruitment; Selling Ice to Eskimos and Customer Service. On April 11, the business session will include subcommittee reports. This E:\FR\FM\25FEN1.SGM 25FEN1 10098 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 37 / Monday, February 25, 2008 / Notices session will be follows by a repeat of the educational workshops. The April 12 session will include closing remarks from the Chairman, followed that evening by the Volunteer Recognition Dinner. No time will be allocated at this meeting for receiving oral presentations from the public. However, interested persons may either attend or file statements with the Committee. Written statements may be filed either before the meeting or within 10 days after the meeting and addressed to: Ms. Laura B. Balun, Director, Voluntary Service Office (10C2), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420. Individuals interested in attending are encouraged to contact Ms. Balun at (202) 273–8952. Dated: February 15, 2008. By direction of the Secretary. E. Philip Riggin, Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 08–811 Filed 2–22–08; 8:45 am] rfrederick on PROD1PC67 with NOTICES BILLING CODE 8320–01–M VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:34 Feb 22, 2008 Jkt 214001 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Enhanced-Use Lease of VA Property for the Development and Operation of a Transitional Housing Facility for Homeless Veterans at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Batavia, NY AGENCY: Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Notice of intent to enter into an enhanced-use lease. ACTION: SUMMARY: The Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) intends to enter into an enhanced-use lease of approximately 7,196 square feet of underutilized space at the VA Medical Center in Batavia, New York. The selected lessee would finance, design, develop, operate and maintain a transitional housing facility consisting of no less than 7 two-bedroom units and 4 one-bedroom units for a total of 18 units. As consideration for the lease, eligible veterans would be provided facility units and related services on a priority basis at no cost to VA. PO 00000 Frm 00115 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Edward Bradley, Office of Asset Enterprise Management (004B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 461–7778 (Not a toll-free number). Title 38 U.S.C. 8161 et seq. states that the Secretary may enter into an enhanceduse lease if he determines that the implementation of a business plan proposed by the Under Secretary for Health for applying the consideration under such a lease to the provision of medical care and services would result in a demonstrable improvement of services to eligible veterans in the geographic service-delivery area within which the property is located. This project meets this requirement. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Approved: February 15, 2008. James B. Peake, Secretary of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 37 (Monday, February 25, 2008)]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS


Voluntary Services National Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting

    The Department of Veterans Affairs gives notice under Public Law 
92-463 (Federal Advisory Committee Act) that the annual meeting of the 
Department of Veterans Affairs Voluntary Service (VAVS) National 
Advisory Committee (NAC) will be held April 9-12, 2008, at the Rosen 
Centre Hotel, 9840 International Drive, Orlando, Florida. The meeting 
is open to the public, and the sessions are scheduled as follows:

April 9: 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.
April 10 & 11: 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m.
April 12: 8:30 a.m. until 2 p.m., with a closing program at 6 p.m.

    The Committee comprised of sixty-five national voluntary 
organizations, with five membership categories (Service Member, 
Associate Service Member, Donor Member, Associate Donor Member and 
Adjunct Member), advises the Secretary, through the Under Secretary for 
Health, on the coordination and promotion of volunteer activities 
within VA health care facilities. The primary purposes of this meeting 
are: to provide for Committee review of volunteer policies and 
procedures; to accommodate full and open communications between 
organization representatives and the Voluntary Service Office and field 
staff; to provide educational opportunities geared towards improving 
volunteer programs with special emphasis on methods to recruit retain, 
motivate and recognize volunteers, and to approve Committee 
recommendations.
    The April 9 session will involve opening ceremonies and remarks by 
several VA and local officials. The April 10 session will feature a 
Voluntary Service Report and recognition of the recipients of the VAVS 
Award for Excellence and NAC Volunteers of the Year. In addition, the 
James H. Parke Memorial Scholarship Luncheon will be held to honor an 
outstanding youth volunteer. The following educational workshops are 
scheduled: The Professional Volunteer; Recruitment; Selling Ice to 
Eskimos and Customer Service.
    On April 11, the business session will include subcommittee 
reports. This

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session will be follows by a repeat of the educational workshops. The 
April 12 session will include closing remarks from the Chairman, 
followed that evening by the Volunteer Recognition Dinner.
    No time will be allocated at this meeting for receiving oral 
presentations from the public. However, interested persons may either 
attend or file statements with the Committee. Written statements may be 
filed either before the meeting or within 10 days after the meeting and 
addressed to: Ms. Laura B. Balun, Director, Voluntary Service Office 
(10C2), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., 
Washington, DC 20420. Individuals interested in attending are 
encouraged to contact Ms. Balun at (202) 273-8952.

    Dated: February 15, 2008.

    By direction of the Secretary.
E. Philip Riggin,
Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 08-811 Filed 2-22-08; 8:45 am]
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