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    Tuesday, November 29, 2011
    Contact: Jennifer Dorsey
    Tel: 202-606-2402

    OPM Director to Discuss New Dismissal and Closure Notifications and the 2012 Winter Weather Outlook

    Washington, DC - Please join OPM Director John Berry and government representatives on Thursday, December 1, for a press briefing that will explain how Director Berry makes the operating status decision and introduce a new set of dismissal and closure notifications. The briefing will also discuss the National Weather Service's winter weather forecast.

    What: Briefing on federal government dismissal and closure procedures and the winter weather forecast.

    Who: OPM Director Berry and the National Weather Service.

    When: Thursday, December 1, 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
    Camera pre-set: 9:15 AM
    Gather time: 9:45 AM

    Where: OPM
    1900 E Street, N.W.
    Executive Conference Room
    5th Floor
    Washington, DC 20415

    Media wishing to attend the event should contact OPM's Office of Communications and Public Liaison at 202-606-2402 or email

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