What: The Public Service Recognition Week luncheon honoring federal, state
and local government employees in Madison County will feature Jim Kennedy,
deputy director of Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., as
keynote speaker.

Set for launch Aug. 31, 2001, from Alaska, Starshine 3 will orbit the Earth
for several years. During this time, participating students will visually
track the satellite and report their findings on the project’s Web site.

When: Wednesday, May 9

Where: Huntsville Marriott, Huntsville, Ala.

Why: Public Service Recognition Week honors federal, state and local
government employees. Throughout the nation and around the world, public
employees use the week to inform citizens about how government serves the

To attend: News media interested in covering the event may contact Jerry
Berg of the Marshall Media Relations Department at (256) 544-0034.

NOTE: Effective Jan. 1, all drivers requesting a visitor pass to Redstone
Arsenal will be asked at the gate to provide proof of liability insurance on
their vehicle if it is registered in Alabama. Failure to provide proof of
such insurance will result in denial of a pass, and drivers also may be
issued a citation. This is being done in compliance with Alabama’s Mandatory
Insurance Act.