WASHINGTON — The Concord Coalition will present U.S. Senator Kent Conrad (D – North Dakota) with the Paul E. Tsongas Economic Patriot Award at The Concord Coalition’s Seventeenth Annual Economic Patriots Dinner. The Dinner will be held on Tuesday, November 16, 2010, at The Pierre in New York City.
The Paul E. Tsongas Economic Patriot Award honors those who have demonstrated a commitment to fiscal and generational responsibility. Over the years, the award has been given to individuals from the world of business, government and politics who have made lasting contributions to America’s economic health. In 1997, the award was posthumously named for The Concord Coalition’s founding Co-Chairman.
After the award presentation, Concord Coalition Founding President Peter G. Peterson, Concord Coalition Co-Chairman Bob Kerrey, former U.S. Treasury Secretary Bob Rubin and former U.S. Comptroller General David Walker will discuss “The Fiscal Outlook in an Age of Partisan Gridlock.”
The program portion of the evening will begin at approximately 8:00 p.m., in the Cotillion Ballroom of The Pierre. Members of the media who would like to attend should contact Steve Winn at (703) 254-7828 or [email protected]
WHO: Concord Coalition President Peter G. Peterson, former U.S. Senator Bob Kerrey, former Treasury Secretary Bob Rubin, with guest of honor U.S. Senator Kent Conrad and former U.S. Comptroller General David Walker
WHAT: The Concord Coalition’s Seventeenth Annual Economic Patriots Dinner: “The U.S. Fiscal Outlook in an Age of Partisan Gridlock”
WHEN: Tuesday, November 16, 2010
The program begins at approx. 8:00 p.m. and lasts until 9:30 p.m.
WHERE: The Pierre Hotel, Fifth Ave and 61st Street, New York, New York 10065
The Concord Coalition is a nonpartisan, grassroots organization dedicated to fiscal policy. Former U.S. Senators Warren Rudman (R-NH) and Bob Kerrey (D-NE) serve as Concord's co-chairs and former Secretary of Commerce Peter Peterson serves as president.