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The American Friends of the Yitzhak Rabin Center to Honor AFGE National Leader

AFGE National Secretary-Treasurer J. David Cox to receive 2012 Yitzhak Rabin Public Service Award

WASHINGTON, May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the American Federation of Government Employees:

WHAT:     Award dinner to honor 2012 Yitzhak Rabin Public Service Award recipient J. David Cox

WHEN:    Wednesday, May 9, 2012
               Reception at 5:30 p.m.
               Dinner at 7:00 p.m.

WHERE:  Capital Hilton
               1001 16th Street, NW
               Washington, DC

The American Federation of Government Employees' National Secretary-Treasurer J. David Cox will receive the prestigious 2012 Yitzhak Rabin Public Service Award at a dinner in his honor on Wednesday, May 9, 2012. This award is presented by the American Friends of the Yitzhak Rabin Center (AFYRC) honoring those whose work reflects the legacy of the late Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin.

"It has been a labor of love representing VA employees, federal employees, D.C. government employees and, of course, my union, the American Federation of Government Employees, for the past 26 years. The recognition of our union's work to provide federal workers with job dignity, fair pay and adequate working conditions is an affirmation for AFGE that echoes Prime Minister Rabin's belief in the labor movement," said AFGE National Secretary-Treasurer J. David Cox.

The AFYRC is a non-profit organization that supports the mission of the Yitzhak Rabin Center in Tel Aviv. The Center is the official memorial to the slain Prime Minister Rabin, who dedicated his life to peace, leadership and public service.

For more information on the AFYRC visit their website at www.friendsofrabin.org. To learn more about NST Cox and AFGE please visit www.afge.org.

The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) is the largest federal employee union, representing 625,000 workers in the federal government and the government of the District of Columbia. For the latest AFGE news and information, follow us on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/afgeunion) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/afgenational).

SOURCE American Federation of Government Employees



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