Notice to the Press
Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
March 27, 2009

Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) will present its highest honor, the PPFA Margaret Sanger Award, to Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton at the PPFA awards gala in Houston, Texas on Friday, March 27. Secretary Clinton will receive this award for her unwavering support of women’s health and rights throughout her public service career. Actor America Ferrera will co-host the event with PPFA President Cecile Richards. The awards gala will take place at the George R. Brown Convention Center on 1001 Avenida de las Americas in Houston.

Only credentialed media will be permitted in the event.

Media check-in begins at 5 p.m. and final access for all media is 6:15 p.m. Journalists must present a media-issued photo identification card at check-in.

Tait Sye
Planned Parenthood Federation of America
(202) 973-4840

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