Fattah to Deliver Neuroscience Remarks Friday, Participate in Eagle Scout Ceremony Saturday in Philadelphia


Dec 03, 2015, 17:55 ET from Office of Congressman Chaka Fattah

WASHINGTON, Dec. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Fattah will participate in three public events tomorrow and Saturday, highlighting both his neuroscience efforts and his focus on youth and seniors in the community.

Tomorrow, Fattah will deliver remarks during the 13th Annual Judith Hoyer Lecture, held in conjunction with the Annual Meeting of the American Epilepsy Society. The Congressman—architect of the Fattah Neuroscience Initiative—will update the group on his efforts in Congress to devote more funding to brain research and create more opportunities for global collaboration as a means to discover new treatments and cures for brain diseases and disorders, including epilepsy. Fattah has made neuroscience one of his key legislative priorities in Washington and has successfully worked to provide the National Science Foundation with record levels of support for brain research.

On Saturday, the Congressman will first attend the Center in the Park Gospel Concert benefitting the community center for seniors in his district.  Fattah has long championed the nonprofit center, and has delivered critical funding for its upgrades and repairs. Later, he will speak at the Eagle Scout Ceremony honoring five young men who have earned the esteemed honor in Boy Scout Troop 133. In his remarks Saturday and in formal citations, Fattah will recognize their achievements and service to the Philadelphia community.

Friday, December 4, 2015

Remarks at the 13th Annual Judith Hoyer Lecture in Epilepsy

WHEN: 4:00PM – 5:30PM

WHERE: Pennsylvania Convention Center – Grand Ballroom A/B
1101 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

Saturday, December 5, 2015

Center in the Park Gospel Concert

WHEN: 2:00 – 4:00PM

WHERE: Canaan Baptist Church  
5430 Pulaski Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19144

Troop 133 Eagle Scout Ceremony

WHEN: 5:30 – 6:30PM

WHERE: African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas
6361 Lancaster Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19151



SOURCE Office of Congressman Chaka Fattah