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first_imgS.C. Historical Society sets dinner February 1, 2006 Regular News S.C. Historical Society sets dinner The Florida Supreme Court Historical Society will hold its annual dinner on Thursday, February 16, at the University Center Club in Tallahassee. Chief Justice Barbara Pariente will deliver the keynote address.Special guest for the occasion will be longtime Florida Congressman Paul Rogers from West Palm Beach, who spent 24 years in the U.S. House of Representatives, where he was instrumental in the passage of major legislation in the fields of health care and the environment. The society will honor Rogers not only for his accomplishments while serving in Congress, but also during his career as a practicing attorney and his steadfast advocacy of a balance of power among the three branches of government. Rogers now practices law in the Washington office of Hogan & Hartson.In addition to society members, the dinner will be attended by the justices of the Florida Supreme Court and members of the Board of Governors of The Florida Bar. Special invitations are also being extended to members of the Bar’s Health Law and Environmental and Land Use Law sections in view of Rep. Rogers’ work over the years on health care and environmental issues.The 7 p.m. dinner and preceding 6 p.m. reception will take place in the University Center Club ballroom on the Florida State University campus.For more information or reservations, contact Park Trammell, FSCHS, P.O. Box 11344, Tallahassee 32302-3344, phone (850) 222-3703, or e-mail [email protected]last_img

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