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U.S. Education Secretary Duncan, Department Staff to Watch WNBA Game Saturday Night


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Education Department Press Office, (202) 401-1576 , press@ed.gov


Event Date 1: June 19, 2010 06:00 pm

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Education Department staff will watch the WNBA Washington Mystics take on his hometown team, the Chicago Sky, at the Verizon Center on Saturday evening, June 19. Before the game from 6 to 6:30 p.m., Secretary Duncan and Mystics WNBA all-star Alana Beard will interact with more than 100 Education Department (ED) employees and their children on the practice court. One ED employee will then be chosen to toss the ceremonial jump ball, before the start of the actual game.


Event 1
Who : U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan
What : Secretary Duncan and Education Department staff attend Washington Mystics vs. Chicago Sky game
When : Saturday, June 19
6 p.m.: Pre-game “shoot-around” with Secretary Duncan
6:45 p.m.: Ceremonial Jump Ball by ED employee or child.
7 p.m.: Washington Mystics vs. Chicago Sky
Where : Verizon Center
601 F St. N.W.
Washington, D.C.
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