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A November to Remember!

Registration is officially open for our exciting two day event on November 5-6, which includes our 2014 Fall Training Conference at the JW Marriott., Excellence in Partnership Awards and 35th Anniversary Black Tie Gala at The Reagan Building.

As many of you are aware, in honor of our 35th Anniversary, we have created the Coalition for Government Procurement Endowed Government Procurement Scholarship/Fellowship Fund with The George Washington UniversityThe Coalition has made it a priority to fund and endow a scholarship/fellowship to provide financial support to a deserving veteran concentrating their studies in the field of US Government procurement and pursuing the JD or LLM degree in Government Procurement Law or the interdisciplinary Masters of Science in Government Contracting degree (MSGC) at GWU.   This Scholarship/Fellowship represents the two pillars of all that we do at the Coalition—- promoting common sense acquisition and supporting our veterans!!   Common sense in acquisition starts with starts with education and the students, including the veterans, enrolled in these programs will become the next generation of skilled professionals leading this critically important sector of the US economy.

This year’s 35 Anniversary event is special.  In order to raise funds for the scholarship/fellowship, we will be holding a silent auction the night of the Gala where all net profits will be dedicated to endowing the scholarship/fellowship.  We kindly ask that you and/or your company support our endowment efforts by donating an item for this special occasion.

Thank you to the companies and individuals below for leading the charge and jumping on board right away!

  1. Suite at the Verizon Center for February 3rd at 7:00 p.m. when the Caps play the Kings (Stanley Cup Champions) – donated by Lockheed Martin
  2. Box Seats at Nationals Park – donated by Baker Tilly
  3. Golf Lessons and a Foursome – donated by Whiskey Creek Golf Club
  4. Patriotic Quilt – made and donated by Robin Klonarides of Raytheon
  5. Football Memorabilia signed by Ron “Jaws” Jaworski – donated by the Judge Group

You can see from the above list of committed items the types of donations we are seeking to make this silent auction a huge success.  Please contact Matt Cahill at or 202-315-1054 to discuss your possible donations today!

Additionally, sponsorships are now available for the Fall Conference, EIPs and the Gala  Thank you to our first committed sponsors!!

Gala & EIPs: BDO will be a GOLD Sponsor

Fall Conference: AvKARE will be out TITLE Sponsor

There are opportunities at all sponsorship levels and we will greatly appreciate your support.  Once again, please direct any questions or commitments to Matt at the contact information listed above.

Roger Waldron


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