Wednesday, July 31, 2013

DEPARTMENT OF STATE PUBLIC SCHEDULE TUESDAY, JULY 30, 2013

DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
TUESDAY, JULY 30, 2013


SECRETARY JOHN KERRY
10:15 a.m. Secretary Kerry holds a trilateral meeting with Israeli Justice Minister Tzipi Livni and Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb Erekat, at the Department of State.
11:00 a.m. Secretary Kerry delivers remarks on the Middle East Peace Process Talks, at the Department of State. Israeli Justice Minister Tzipi Livni and Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb Erekat will also be in attendance.

DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS10:00 a.m. Deputy Secretary Burns officiates the swearing-in ceremony for the Ambassador-designate to Ukraine Geoffrey Pyatt, at the Department of State.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN11:30 a.m. Under Secretary Sherman meets with the Ambassador of Kazakhstan to the U.S. Kairat Umarov, at the Department of State.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC GROWTH, ENERGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT ROBERT HORMATS
1:30 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats holds a conference call with John Watson, Chairman and CEO of Chevron Corporation, at the Department of State.

ACTING UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ROSE GOTTEMOELLER
6:30 p.m. Acting Under Secretary Gottemoeller attends the Senate National Security Working Group dinner, at the Capitol Building.

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL
9:00 a.m. Ambassador Marshall delivers remarks at the Protocol and Diplomacy International - Protocol Officers Association’s (PDI-POA) 12th Annual International Educational Forum, in Chicago, Illinois.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ

1:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Fernandez attends the U.S.-Brazil Innovation Summit, at the Embassy of Brazil, in Washington, DC.
8:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Fernandez attends the Kingdom of Morocco’s National Day reception, at the Embassy of Morocco, in Bethesda, MD.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS MIKE HAMMER
8:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Hammer attends the Kingdom of Morocco’s National Day reception, at the Embassy of Morocco, in Bethesda, MD.

ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR UZRA ZEYA
Acting Assistant Secretary Zeya is on foreign travel to China from July 29 through August 2 for the Annual U.S.-China Human Rights Dialogue and related meetings. Please click here for more information.

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE TO MONITOR AND COMBAT TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS LUIS CDEBACA
Ambassador CdeBaca is on foreign travel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
10:00 a.m. LOCAL Ambassador CdeBaca meets with Nancy Shukri, Law Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
12:00 p.m. LOCAL Ambassador CdeBaca meets with Tuan Abdul Wahab Mohamed, Head of Prosecution, Attorney General’s Chambers, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
2:00 p.m. LOCAL Ambassador CdeBaca meets with Dato’ Sri Abdul Rahim Bin Mohamad Radzi, Secretary General of Home Affairs, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
2:30 p.m. LOCAL Ambassador CdeBaca meets with the Anti-Human Trafficking Council, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
7:00 p.m. LOCAL Ambassador CdeBaca attends an Iftar reception hosted by the Ministry of Home Affairs, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.



White House Schedule - July 31, 2013

President Barack Obama signs a line worker's shirt after touring the Amazon fulfillment center in Chattanooga, Tenn., July 30, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)
In the morning, the President will travel to Capitol Hill to meet with the House and Senate Democratic Caucuses. 
In the afternoon, the President will welcome NCAA Champion UConn Huskies to honor the team and their 2013 NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship.  This visit will also continue the tradition begun by President Obama of honoring sports teams for their efforts to give back to communities as part of their trip to Washington. 
Following these remarks, the President and the Vice President will meet with Secretary of the Treasury Lew in the Oval Office. 
In the morning, the Vice President will attend meetings at the White House.

10:10 AM
The President meets with the House Democratic Caucus
United States Capitol
11:25 AM
The President meets with the Senate Democratic Caucus
United States Capitol
12:45 PM
Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jay Carney
2:10 PM
The President welcomes the NCAA Champion UConn Huskies to honor the team and their 2013 NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship
East Room
4:30 PM
The President and the Vice President meet with Secretary of the Treasury Lew
Oval Office


"Quiet Anchorage" The Maine Windjammer Project


"Quiet Anchorage" By Doug Mills
The Schooner Heritage in a quiet anchorage off Castine, Maine. [07-06-2011]





Tuesday, July 30, 2013

White House Schedule - July 30, 2013

President Barack Obama has lunch with former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on the patio outside the Oval Office, July 29, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)
In the morning, the President and the Vice President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.
Later in the morning, the President will travel to Chattanooga, Tennessee. The departure from the South Lawn and the arrival at the Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport are open press.
While in Chattanooga, the President will travel to the Amazon fulfillment center to give the first in a series of policy speeches on his better bargain for the middle class. His speech will focus on proposals to jumpstart private sector job growth and strengthen the manufacturing sector. At the Amazon Fulfillment Center, the President will tour and give remarks. The tour is pooled press, while the remarks are open press.
In the evening, the President will depart Chattanooga, Tennessee en route Washington, DC. The departure from the Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport and the arrival on the South Lawn are open press.
Later, the President and the Vice President will meet with Secretary of Defense Hagel in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.
At 8:30 AM, the Vice President and former Secretary Hillary Clinton will meet for breakfast at the Naval Observatory. 

8:30 AM
The Vice President and former Secretary Hillary Clinton meet for breakfast
Naval Observatory
10:00 AM
The President and the Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing
Oval Office
10:45 AM
The President departs the White House en route Joint Base Andrews
South Lawn
11:00 AM
The President departs Joint Base Andrews
Travel Pool Coverage
12:30 PM
The President arrives Chattanooga, Tennessee
Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport
1:35 PM
The President tours the Amazon Fulfillment Center
Amazon Fulfillment Center, Chattanooga, Tennessee
2:00 PM
The President delivers remarks
Chattanooga, Chattanooga Amazon Fulfillment Center, Tennessee
3:05 PM
The President departs Chattanooga, Tennessee en route Washington, DC
Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport
4:40 PM
The President arrives Joint Base Andrews

The President arrives Joint Base Andrews
4:55 PM
The President arrives the White House
South Lawn
5:10 PM
The President and the Vice President meet with Secretary of Defense Hagel
Oval Office


DEPARTMENT OF STATE PUBLIC SCHEDULE TUESDAY, JULY 30, 2013

DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
TUESDAY, JULY 30, 2013


SECRETARY JOHN KERRY
10:15 a.m. Secretary Kerry holds a trilateral meeting with Israeli Justice Minister Tzipi Livni and Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb Erekat, at the Department of State.
11:00 a.m. Secretary Kerry delivers remarks on the Middle East Peace Process Talks, at the Department of State. Israeli Justice Minister Tzipi Livni and Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb Erekat will also be in attendance.

DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS10:00 a.m. Deputy Secretary Burns officiates the swearing-in ceremony for the Ambassador-designate to Ukraine Geoffrey Pyatt, at the Department of State.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS WENDY SHERMAN
11:30 a.m. Under Secretary Sherman meets with the Ambassador of Kazakhstan to the U.S. Kairat Umarov, at the Department of State.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC GROWTH, ENERGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT ROBERT HORMATS
1:30 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats holds a conference call with John Watson, Chairman and CEO of Chevron Corporation, at the Department of State.

ACTING UNDER SECRETARY FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ROSE GOTTEMOELLER
6:30 p.m. Acting Under Secretary Gottemoeller attends the Senate National Security Working Group dinner, at the Capitol Building.

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL
9:00 a.m. Ambassador Marshall delivers remarks at the Protocol and Diplomacy International - Protocol Officers Association’s (PDI-POA) 12th Annual International Educational Forum, in Chicago, Illinois.
ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ
1:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Fernandez attends the U.S.-Brazil Innovation Summit, at the Embassy of Brazil, in Washington, DC.
8:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Fernandez attends the Kingdom of Morocco’s National Day reception, at the Embassy of Morocco, in Bethesda, MD.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS MIKE HAMMER
8:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Hammer attends the Kingdom of Morocco’s National Day reception, at the Embassy of Morocco, in Bethesda, MD.

ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND LABOR UZRA ZEYA
Acting Assistant Secretary Zeya is on foreign travel to China from July 29 through August 2 for the Annual U.S.-China Human Rights Dialogue and related meetings.

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE TO MONITOR AND COMBAT TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS LUIS CDEBACA
Ambassador CdeBaca is on foreign travel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
10:00 a.m. LOCAL Ambassador CdeBaca meets with Nancy Shukri, Law Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
12:00 p.m. LOCAL Ambassador CdeBaca meets with Tuan Abdul Wahab Mohamed, Head of Prosecution, Attorney General’s Chambers, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
2:00 p.m. LOCAL Ambassador CdeBaca meets with Dato’ Sri Abdul Rahim Bin Mohamad Radzi, Secretary General of Home Affairs, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
2:30 p.m. LOCAL Ambassador CdeBaca meets with the Anti-Human Trafficking Council, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
7:00 p.m. LOCAL Ambassador CdeBaca attends an Iftar reception hosted by the Ministry of Home Affairs, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.



"Entering Rockland Harbor" The Maine Windjammer Project


"Entering Rockland Harbor" By Doug Mills
Angelique entering Rockland harbor as the Harvey Gamage is leaving, Victory Chimes can be seen in the distance.[07-13-2012]





Monday, July 29, 2013

New Hampshire and Vermont 7 Day Forecast

New Hampshire and Vermont 7 Day Forecast

This Afternoon A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Southwest wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight A 30 percent chance of showers before 9pm. Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Calm wind. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Light west wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Tuesday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 55. Calm wind.

Wednesday Sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind.
Wednesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.

Thursday A 40 percent chance of showers after 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Thursday Night A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 62.

Friday Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Friday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.

Saturday A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Saturday Night A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.

Sunday Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.


White House Schedule - July 29, 2013

President Barack Obama arrives for a wreath laying ceremony to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice that ended the Korean War, at the Korean War Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., Saturday, July 27, 2013. Walking with the President are, from left: Gen. Jung Seung-jo, chairman of the Republic of Korea’s joint chiefs of staff; and Special Envoy from the Republic of Korea Kim Jung Hun. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)
In the morning, the President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office.  The President will then meet with senior advisors.

In the afternoon, the President and former Secretary Clinton will meet for lunch in the private dining room.

Following the lunch, the President will welcome the World Series Champion San Francisco Giants to the White House to honor the team and their 2012 World Series victory.  The President will also recognize the efforts the Giants make to give back to their community as part of their visit, continuing the tradition begun by President Obama of honoring sports teams for their efforts on and off the field.

Later in the afternoon, the President will meet with civil rights leaders as well as state and local elected officials in the Roosevelt Room to discuss strengthening the Voting Rights Act and safeguarding every eligible American’s right to vote. The President will be joined by Attorney General Eric Holder and Secretary of Labor Tom Perez.

The Vice President will be in Washington, DC. There are no public events scheduled.

10:15 AM
The President receives the Presidential Daily Briefing
Oval Office
Closed Press
11:00 AM
The President meets with senior advisors
Oval Office
12:00 PM
The President and former Secretary Clinton meet for lunch
Private Dining Room
12:30 PM
Press Briefing by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Josh Earnest
2:15 PM
The President welcomes the World Series Champion San Francisco Giants to honor the team and their 2012 World Series victory
South Lawn
2:45 PM
The President meets with Civil Rights Leaders and Local Elected Officials
The Roosevelt Room


DEPARTMENT OF STATE PUBLIC SCHEDULE MONDAY, JULY 29, 2013

DEPARTMENT OF STATE
PUBLIC SCHEDULE
MONDAY, JULY 29, 2013


SECRETARY JOHN KERRY
2:45 p.m. Secretary Kerry holds a bilateral meeting with President of Yemen Abdo Rabbo Mansour Hadi, at the Department of State.
8:00 p.m. Secretary Kerry hosts an Iftar dinner for Israeli Justice Minister Tzipi Livni and Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb Erekat, at the Department of State.

DEPUTY SECRETARY BILL BURNS10:30 a.m. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with Japanese Vice Defense Minister Akinori Eto, at the Department of State.
3:15 p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns meets with the U.S. Ambassador to Poland Stephen Mull, at the Department of State.
4:45 p.m. Deputy Secretary Burns attends a meeting at the White House.

UNDER SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC GROWTH, ENERGY, AND THE ENVIRONMENT ROBERT HORMATS
3:00 p.m. Under Secretary Hormats holds a task force briefing on the Combating Wildlife Trafficking Executive Order, at the Department of State.

CHIEF OF PROTOCOL AMBASSADOR CAPRICIA PENAVIC MARSHALL
11:00 a.m. Ambassador Marshall hosts a State of the Administration briefing for members of the Diplomatic Corps, featuring the Attorney General of the United States, Eric Holder, at the Department of State.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AFFAIRS ROBERT BLAKE

Assistant Secretary Blake participates in the NESA/ARCENT Senior Leader Strategy Session for Central and South Asia, at the Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies, at the National Defense University, in Washington, DC.

COORDINATOR FOR INTERNATIONAL INFORMATION PROGRAMS MAUREEN CORMACK

Acting Coordinator Cormack participates in the U.S.-Russian Fort Ross Dialogue, in Fort Ross, California. 

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS JOSE FERNANDEZ

1:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Fernandez meets with representatives from the U.S. diamond and jewelry industry, in New York City, NY.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR OCEANS AND INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL AND SCIENTIFIC AFFAIRS KERRI-ANN JONES
3:00 p.m. Assistant Secretary Jones participates in a task force briefing on the Combating Wildlife Trafficking Executive Order, hosted by Under Secretary Hormats, at the Department of State.

ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR POPULATION, REFUGEES, AND MIGRATION ANNE CLAIRE RICHARD

11:00 a.m. Assistant Secretary Richard meets with the Director of World Vision’s mission in Ethiopia Margaret Schuler, at the Department of State.

ACTING ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR DEMOCRACY, HUMAN RIGHTS, AND LABOR UZRA ZEYA
Acting Assistant Secretary Zeya is on foreign travel to China from July 29 through August 2 for the Annual U.S.-China Human Rights Dialogue and related meetings. 

AMBASSADOR-AT-LARGE TO MONITOR AND COMBAT TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS LUIS CDEBACA
Ambassador CdeBaca is on foreign travel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
9:45 a.m. LOCAL Ambassador CdeBaca meets with anti-trafficking NGOs about victim protection efforts, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
11:30 a.m. LOCAL Ambassador CdeBaca meets with the Deputy Foreign Minister of Malaysia Datuk Hamzah Zainuddin, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
2:00 p.m. LOCAL Ambassador CdeBaca meets with anti-trafficking NGOs about prevention and prosecution efforts, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

DIRECTOR OF POLICY PLANNING DAVID MCKEAN2:00 p.m. Director McKean meets with Ambassador Carla Hills, in Washington, DC.



"Red Sails In The Sunset" The Maine Windjammer Project


"Red Sails In The Sunset" By Doug Mills
Angelique on Penobscot Bay, red sails in the sunset.[07-04-2011]




Sunday, July 28, 2013

Rowan Blanchard: "Smurfs 2" - Los Angeles Premiere

Westwood, California - Eleven year old Rowan Blanchard looked beautiful wear a blue shirt and orange
shorts with brown sandals to the Los Angeles premiere of "The Smurfs 2" at Regency Village Theatre on July 28, 2013 in Westwood, California.

Rowan Elenor Blanchard born October 14, 2001 is an American child actress. She is best known for her role as Rebecca Wilson in Spy Kids: All the Time in the World. She will play Riley Matthews in Disney Channel series Girl Meets World. She was in Little in Common as Raquel Pacheco. She was in The Back-up Plan as Mona's Kid (7 yrs).

She also was in Dance-A-Lot Robot as Caitlin.

In late January 2013, Blanchard was cast as Riley Matthews in the Disney Channel original series Girl Meets World. The titular character is the daughter of Cory and Topanga from Boy Meets World.

She is represented by Commercial Talent and Untitled Entertainment.

Taylor Spreitler: Variety's Power Of Youth

Universal City, California - Nineteen year old Actress Taylor Spreitler looked adorable as she
attended Variety's Power of Youth presented by Hasbro and GenerationOn at Universal Studios Backlot on July 27, 2013 in Universal City, California.

Taylor Spreitler born October 23, 1993 is an American actress and former model. Taylor portrayed the role of Mia McCormick on the NBC soap opera Days of our Lives, from January 2009 until June 2010. She currently appears as Lennox Scanlon in the ABC Family sitcom Melissa & Joey.