NPC Luncheon with George Takei, actor and gay rights activist
Friday, October 18, 2013 at 12:30 PM (EDT)
Washington, United States
Actor and gay rights advocate George Takei will speak about LGBT issues at a National Press Club luncheon on Friday, October 18th.
Takei, who became famous playing Lieutenant Hikaru Sulu on the Star Trek TV series and in the franchise’s films, has become and outspoken advocate for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered people and has also been an advocate for the rights of Japanese-Americans.
Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m., with remarks beginning at 1 p.m., followed by a question-and-answer session ending at 2 p.m.
Tickets cost $21 for Press Club members (NPC Members may purchase 2 tickets at this rate) and $35 for all other non-member tickets. Tickets may be purchased online by going to the following link (insert event brite line). For questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (202) 662 – 7501. Tickets must be paid for at the time of purchase.
NPC Members who wish to attend the pre- luncheon reception must RSVP separately to VIPreception@press.org 48 hours before the event. Space may be limited. You must have a paid reservation to the Luncheon to attend the VIP reception.
To submit a question in advance, put TAKEI in the subject line and email to email@example.com before 10 a.m. on the day of the luncheon.
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The National Press Club
The National Press Club, a private club for journalists and communications professionals, has been a Washington institution for more than a century. It is also a world-class conference and meeting facility that hosts thousands of events each year for sophisticated clients from around the globe. And while these are the Club’s functions, its mission is to be The World’s Leading Professional Organization for Journalists. It is a social and business organization dedicated to supporting the ongoing improvement of the profession of journalism.