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***DENVER OFFICE***

PTOS Holiday party

Blake Street Tavern
2301 Blake Street
Thursday, December 7, 4-7pm


Let's toast to a happy new year and a good ski season at Blake Street Tavern!  Sign in, or sign up, with Emily for your drink ticket.


For more info, ask Emily Morgan (303-297-4387)

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Nutcracker Holiday Reception and Performance at the Embassy of Russia

Sat, Dec 9, 2017 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Embassy of the Russian Federation
2650 Wisconsin Ave. Washington DC


On December 18, 1892, Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s “Nutcracker” Ballet premiered at the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg Russia.  Tonight, you will enjoy highlights of this famous work of art and many other Russian traditions in a special evening at the Embassy of the Russian Federation.

The holiday season arrives and tonight, we combine it with the majesty of Moscow and the charm of St. Petersburg when it comes alive in one of the largest and lavish embassies in Washington D.C.
Tonight, ring celebrate the holidays on Russian soil without ever getting on a plane as we you bring the Russian food, drink, live music, dance, diplomats, art  - and a special appearance by Russia’s Santa Claus – otherwise known as Father Frost!

Portions for tonight’s proceeds will benefit Podari.Life and their fight against childhood cancer. (See below and http://www.podari.life/)

Featuring:

1)     RUSSIAN FOOD: 
With several dishes being prepared directly from the embassy’s chefs, we will experience exquisite Russian delicacies as found in some of the finest restaurants and cafes in all of St. Petersburg.  Be on the looking for post diner Russian chocolates and other holiday treats! 

2) RUSSIAN BAR INCLUDING VODKA:

Partake in a full evening of an open bar consisting of the of the finest regional wines and beers found throughout Russia!  Includes a tasting of multiple brands of Russian vodka! 

3)  DIPLOMATIC GREETING:
 Hear from diplomats and mingle with members of the embassy.

4)  LIVE NUTCRACKER AND HOLIDAY PERFORMANCE:
Taking place in the Grand Ballroom, tonight we will present you with several opportunities to enjoy the music, dance and other holiday traditions commonly found in the smallest towns and largest cities throughout all of Russia.
     (A)   “The Nutcracker”
Tonight, in a special performance, we will experience the talents of the Kirov Academy of Ballet (DC) in an exclusive rendition of “The Nutcracker”!    Retelling the story of Clara and her present from Drosselmeyer her godfather - a beautiful and magical nutcracker.  During the story, when the entire household went to sleep, her nutcracker came alive and brought to Clara a magical world of dance!  We will marvel at 30 minutes of highlights during their special performance.
    (B)    Father Frost:
Tonight, meet Ded Moroz – otherwise known as Father Frost – as well as his granddaughter Snow Maiden. They will perform a special musical performance as we learn their story and important to Russian children during the holiday season
      (C)    Russian Caroling:

A special group of Russian carolers will entertain us with the music and tunes heard for centuries on the snow filled streets of Moscow and St. Petersburg.

5)     CHARITY:
Proceeds of every ticket goes to benefit Podari.Life. Podari.Life is the sister charity to the Russia-based "Podari Zhizn" and UK-based "Gift of Life".  This public charity based in Russia's capital city of Moscow, provides medications and medical equipment to many hospitals in Russia, promotes and organizes blood drives and develops volunteer networks countrywide.  For more information, visit http://www.podari.life/about-us/ .
 

Event hosted by PTOS International Relations Committee, working with ThingstodoDC.
tickets must be reserved online at http://ptos.org/reservations/

PRICE:  $65 per person for members and family (up to 2 ticket total)

limited to ONE guest per member!  Orders for more than 2 are subject to cancelation! All reservations must be reserved and PAID for by Dec 1st @ 3PM

Cash and Check Payments can be made to: PTOS, Attn Kang Hu RAN 10B19; Anand Loharikar, KNOX 5B35

Interested in events or volunteering with international committee?
Please contact Kang Hu or Anand Loharikar, more info about PTOS, visit www.ptos.org

Please direct any questions to: Kang Hu (01344) or Anand Loharikar (28756)

Dress code: Business Attire. Casual wear, jeans or sneakers prohibited


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**SILICON VALLEY OFFICE**

 

PAINT & WINE

Where: The Shoe

Date:     November 30, 2017 (Thursday)

Time:     4pm – 6pm

 

Come and bring your artistic talent to create a master piece of your own to keep or gift away during this holiday season.  

Actually picture is TBD and will be California themed.

 

For PTOS members only, non-members can sign up at event.

 

Click on the link below to sign up.   Space are limited.  First come first serve.

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1uSPkHK-pYE7Unoh8Hfk9xCJAa-pinKA3TpuunFEN7wA/edit?ts=59fbaa67

 

If you have any questions, please contact Loan Truong or Katelin Kloberg.

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Patent and Trademark Office Society
INTERNATIONAL SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FAIR JUDGES WANTED!!
2018 INTERNATIONAL SCIENCE & ENGINEERING FAIR Pittsburgh, PA May 13-18, 2018

Each year, the PTOS provides judges for this event as a public relations gesture, to promote knowledge of patents, and encourage innovation and scientific progress by today’s youth.

Detailed information and an application form to be a JUDGE at this year’s INTEL INTERNATIONAL SCIENCE & ENGINEERING FAIR is posted for PTOS members at http://www.ptos.org/committees/science_fair/international.html
Additional forms are available from:
JULIE ANNE WATKO KNX8A75 571-272-7597 or
ALAN CHEN  571-272-4143

Applications to be an INTERNATIONAL SCIENCE FAIR JUDGE must be turned in to JULIE ANNE WATKO or ALAN CHEN by:
NOON on JANUARY 12, 2018

The categories for which judges will be selected are:
BIOCHEMISTRY, CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, CHEMISTRY, COMPUTER SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE, ENERGY AND TRANSPORTATION, MEDICINE & HEALTH, MICROBIOLOGY, AND PHYSICS

The judging team selected will represent the PTOS.  The judges will choose one Grand Award winner, and several First Place award winners from over 1700 finalist entries originating from over 75 nations worldwide.  Each selected judge will gain experience by organizing volunteers for regional science fairs judged by PTOS.
Dedicated to the improvement and appreciation of the United States Patent & Trademark Systems

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Dallas PTOS Presents:

 

Hard Rock Café

2211 N Houston St

Dallas, TX 75219

 

Happy Hour

5:00pm - 6:30pm

Thursday, November 9th

 

 

- one free drink for members

-  new members can sign-up on location and get one free drink on the spot!

 

 

For more information contact Joseph Finan at joseph.finan@uspto.gov

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