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Legislative Forum Announcement

This Lyme legislative forum will provide education about the various ways Congress works and an opportunity to share your ideas and concerns. Meet other leaders from across the country and create a national dialogue on Lyme and tick-borne disease. This is a forum and everyone is encouraged to participate. This event is for anyone who wants to represent their Lyme community. What you will learn about the legislative process will be useful in your state activities, as well as our national efforts.

Please respond to the survey with YOUR ideas. We want to include everyone’s concerns and suggestions in the discussion. Also, please respond as quickly as you can. We can keep the preferential Holiday Inn rate only until the 27th of February.


Date: March 28, 2009

Keynote: Congressman Frank Wolf

A ONE DAY SEMINAR FOR LYME LEADERS: PLANNING AN EFFECTIVE LEGISLATIVE PROGRAM FOR LYME & TICK-BORNE DISEASE RELIEF

Sessions include:

- Experienced former Congressional aides and Lyme Leaders

- Understanding the Legislative Process and the Need for Hearings

- Appropriate Goals and Objectives in the U.S. Congress

- Substantive Issues in Lyme Legislation and Congressional Solutions

- IDSA Guidelines Review Panel Input Process & April 27th Hearing

- Presenting a United Front Sessions will be facilitated by20faculty of the

George Mason University, Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution

(ICAR)


Your ideas on what we need from Congress and how to achieve it are welcome. Submit your suggestions at
http://www.NatCapLyme.org/LegForum
or call NatCapLyme at (703) 821-8833; (301) 980-6788 or (703) 435-2080.

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Holiday Inn, Ballston

http://www.hiarlington.com/

4610 N Fairfax Drive, Arlington VA 22203, 1-800-HOLIDAY (1-800-465-4329)

Reserve by February 27 for the NatCapLyme Special Promotional Rate of $85.
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