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Interior Secretary to Announce First National Park Centennial Challenge Projects
Historic Preservation Blog from PreservationDirectory.com - Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne, National Park Centennial Challenge Projects, National Park Service
Contributed By: National Park Service
Email The Author: Barbara_J_Baxter@nps.gov
Website: http://www.nps.gov/2016

On Thursday April 24, 2008, Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne will announce, at a press conference on the west steps of the U.S. Capitol, the final list of Centennial Challenge Projects and Programs to be funded in 2008. An initial Congressional appropriation of$24.6 million has been matched by nearly $27 million from friends groups and other national park supporters to allow for more than $51 million worth of Centennial Projects to be undertaken this year. More than 100 projects and programs in national parks across the country will be funded this year.

The National Park Centennial Challenge is the public/private matching element of the President’s National Park Centennial Initiative to prepare national parks for a second century of excellence in time for the National Park Service’s 100th anniversary in 2016.

What: Announcement of the first round of National Park Centennial Projects and Programs.

Who: Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne and Members of Congress, National Park Service Director Mary A. Bomar, National Park supporters, partners and friends.

When: April 24, 2008, Noon Eastern Daylight Time

Where: West Terrace, U.S. Capitol

Interview/Photo Opportunities: Secretary Kempthorne, Members of Congress, Director Bomar, National Park superintendents and park partners, following the press conference.

Editor’s note: Press kit available on site; additional information at www.nps.gov/2016


Keywords: Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne, National Park Centennial Challenge Projects, National Park Service

Posted: April 22, 2008
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