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Weekly Wrap Up: “An Example of What the American Spirit is all About"
June 03, 2011
06:41 PM EDT
A quick look at the week of May 30th on WhiteHouse.gov:
Joplin: President Obama visits Joplin, MO to meet with those in the community who lost so much in the tornados last week and participate in a Memorial Service at Missouri Southern University.
Small School, Big Dreams: Labor Secretary Hilda Solis delivers the Commencement address at Bridgeport High School in Washington, one of the top three finalists in the Race to the Top Commencement Challenge.
West Wing Week: "One Step at a Time" takes you to Joplin, Poland, Arlington and inside the Situation Room with President Obama.
What's on Your Plate?: First Lady Michelle Obama and Surgeon General Dr. Regina Benjamin unveil the U.S. Department of Agriculture's new food icon, MyPlate.
Cutting Red Tape: The U.S. Department of Energy encourages cities to cut the red tape that can push up the price tags on solar energy projects.
Youth Round Tables: The Office of Public Engagement wraps up the "100 Youth Round Tables" Initiative, ensuring that young people's voice is heard in government.
Memorial Day: The President honors our nations fallen, speaking at a Memorial Day Service at Arlington National Cemetery: "Honor the Sacrifice of Those We've Lost".
Get Prepared: The Federal Emergency Management Agency announces June 1st as the start of hurricane season, and gives tips on how to keep you and your family safe.