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The Seventh Environmental & Clean Energy Inaugural Ball

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Evening Program

8:00 p.m. THE BIG BAND SOUNDS OF THE MAIN EVENT

8:30 p.m. AN AMERICAN TRADITION

Douglas A. Durante, Ball Co-Chair, Clean Fuels Foundation
Jan Hartke, Ball Co-Chair, Clinton Climate Initiative

Presentation of the Young Marines Color Guard & The National Anthem
William C. Holmberg, American Council For Renewable Energy

Getting Neutral: Carbon Offset Certification for the Ball
Courtesy of Sustain Green and The American Carbon Registry

Remembrance of Frederick L. Potter, Organizing Committee Member

A Salute to the Host Committee and Sponsors
Scott Sklar, Stella Group, Ltd.
Carol Werner, Environmental and Energy Study Institute
John C. Topping, Jr., Climate Institute

Entertainment by The Main Event

9:00 p.m. WORKING TOGETHER TO BUILD A BETTER TOMORROW

Greetings from Our Honored Guests
The Honorable Ken Salazar, Secretary, U.S. Department of Interior
The Honorable Ray Mabus, Secretary of the Navy
The Honorable Steven Chu, Secretary, U.S. Department of Energy

9:30 p.m. Brief remarks by our Special and Honored guests will be occurring
throughout the night. We would appreciate your cooperation when guests
are speaking.

Dr. John Holdren, Assistant to the President for Science and Technology
The Honorable Robert Perciasepe
Heather Zichal, Deputy Assistant to the President For Climate Change

Remarks by members of our Senate and House Honorary Committees

10:30 p.m. SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

ACORE's work with the Greening of the Embassies Program, the Greening
of Anacostia, and the Innovative Education Program

Admiral Dennis McGinn, President, American Council On Renewable Energy
Kay Savage, President, Excel Public Charter School
Landon Van Dyke, U.S. Executive Director, DC Greening Embassies Forum

Recognition of the Birthday of Martin Luther King
The Reverend Raphael Gamaliel Warnock, Ph.D., Senior Pastor, Ebenezer
Baptist Church, Atlanta, Georgia

Salute to Barrack Obama, the 44th President of the United States
William C. Holmberg, American Council For Renewable Energy

Please visit the Green Screen Room to have your picture taken at the swearing in!

Working Together to Build a Better Tomorrow: Environmental and Clean Energy Inaugural Ball