Saturday, April 11, 2009

Registration for 25 April - 2 May 2009 International Police Mountain Bike Association Conference Extended!

Registration for the 19th Annual Conference of the International Police Mountain Bike Association has been extended.

Hosted by the Albuquerque Police Department from 25 April through 2 May registrations for the 2009 IPMBA Conference will be accepted as long as slots are available and students can reasonably be accommodated. If you have any questions about course availability, please email or call 410-744-2400.

IPMBA is also waiving the late registration fee of $25 per registration.

The DoubleTree ABQ has extended the cutoff date for making reservations at the IPMBA Conference rate of $119 per night, plus tax.

The new cut-off date was Thursday, March 26, 2009. They will continue to accept reservations after that date on a space available basis. Call 505-247-3344 today to book your room. You can also reserve online at DoubleTree Hotel/Albuquerque by entering PMB into the Group Code field.

Rise above the rest at the 19th Annual IPMBA Conference. Visit today!

IPMBA promotes the use of bikes for public safety, provides resources and networking opportunities, and offers the best, most complete training for public safety cyclists.

Click image to view my ongoing 2009 Bike Cops album.

Wednesday, April 08, 2009

Inside Perspectives: Photographs From The Smithsonian Community Exhibition at Ripley Center Thru 31 May 2009

On exhibit at the Smithsonian S. Dillon Ripley Center Concourse Level on the National Mall through 31 May 2009 is Inside Perspectives: Photographs From the Smithsonian Community. The exhibition features 36 winning photographs from the 2008 Smithsonian Staff Photo Contest.

Of the 17,000 photographs from 99 countries that were submitted for the 6th Annual (2008) Smithsonian Staff Photo Contest, fifty finalists were selected. Ten for each of the five categories.

From these 50 finalists, five category winners and a grand prize winner will be selected. One more winner will be selected by you, the reader. The readers' choice contest is now open and ready for you to vote. The winning entries, including the readers' chose winner, will be published in the print edition of Smithsonian magazine during summer 2009.

Category winners will be awarded $500. The readers' choice winner will be awarded $500. The grand prize winner will receive a four-day, three-night Smithsonian Journeys Grand Canyon Weekend Adventure for two from July 17-20, 2009, or the wholesale cash equivalent.

Click image to view my Inside Perspectives: Photographs From The Smithsonian Community Exhibition - S. Dillion Ripley Center - Concourse / WDC (2 April - 31 May 2009) album.

NMAAHC Design Competition Exhibit Extended Through 19 April 2009

While in an earlier posting it was reported that the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture Design Competition Exhibition would be on display from 27 March through 3 April 2009 in a press release dated Friday, 3 April 2009 the NMAAHC informs me that the exhibiton has been extended through Sunday, 19 April 2009.

Click the 6 April 2009 image to view my Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) Design Competition Exhibit - The Castle / Schermer Hall album.

Tuesday, April 07, 2009

There's No Better Time to Try Metro Weekly! See What $72 Gets You!

Click image to read Metro Weekly E-Newsletter dated Tuesday, 7 April 2009.

Metrorail records high Saturday, Sunday ridership days

Over this past weekend of 4 - 5 April 2009, hundreds of thousands of people helped Metro set the transit agency’s third highest Saturday and fourth highest Sunday ridership days in the history of the 33-year-old rail system during the weekend. Riders took 713,148 trips on Saturday, which were 248,858 more trips than the same comparable day last year. On Sunday, riders took 469,751 trips, which were 211,165 more trips than the same day last year.

Read the entire WMATA Press Release dated Monday, 6 April 2009.

Click image to view my 2009 WMATA and WMATA MTPD albums.

Monday, April 06, 2009

Beth Hughes at Newsletter - 6 April 2009

Click image to read the 6 April 2009 Newsletter from Agent Beth Hughes.

April/May 2009 JustCircuit.Mag Issue NOW AVAILABLE

Every issue is a special edition with JustCircuit.mag and the April/May 2009 issue is no exception! The latest issue of JustCircuit.mag features swimsuits from the hottest designers such as Andrew Christian, aussieBum, Tulio, Boy Rio, Rufskin, JM, Go Softwear and Jocko. Start your summer planning now with new swimwear certain to capture those second glances whether you are at this year's Reunion pool parties during One Mighty Weekend or in Barcelona for Circuit Festival.

Click image to view the online version of April/May 2009 issue of JustCircuit.Mag.