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Events for Friday, October 17, 2008

9 a.m. Labor leaders rally in support of the Willets Point redevelopment plan on the City Hall Steps.

9:15 a.m. Richard Holbrooke Richard Charles Albert Holbrooke (born April 24, 1941) is an American diplomat, magazine editor, author, Peace Corps official, and investment banker. He is also the only person to have held the Assistant Secretary of State position for two different regions of the world (Asia and  keynotes N.Y.U. law school panel on "Afghanistan Today: Drugs, Detention, and Counterinsurgency coun·ter·in·sur·gen·cy  
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," 108 West 3rd St.

10:30 a.m. Meeting of the Directors of the New York New York, state, United States
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 Empowerment Zone Corporation; Empire State Development Corporation, 633 Third Ave., 37th Floor.

Noon. CodePink activists protest the home foreclosure of a Queens mother who lost her son in Iraq. Outside the Queens County Queens County or Queen's County is the name of:
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  • Queens County, Nova Scotia, Canada
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 Courthouse, 88-11 Sutphin Blvd., Jamaica.

12:30 p.m. AIDS advocates and supporters protest state budget cuts outside 250 Broadway.

1 p.m. Councilman Hiram Monserrate Hiram Monserrate is a member of the New York City Council currently representing District 21, which comprises the Queens' neighborhoods of Corona, East Elmhurst, Elmhurst, and Jackson Heights.  joins elected officials and community groups to protest the Willets Point redevelopment plan on the City Hall Steps.

Day (8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.) Chadbourne & Parke's Green Business Summit includes speakers George Pataki and T. Boone Pickens on the investment outlook for renewable and clean energy. At the New York Hilton Hotel, Sixth Avenue and 54th Street, 3rd floor.
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Author:Katharine Jose
Publication:The New York Observer
Date:Oct 16, 2008
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