Press Club to Inaugurate New Prez Alan Bjerga of Bloomberg

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By Matt Dornic 

Alan_Bjerga.jpg Alan Bjerga of Bloomberg News will be inaugurated as the 103rd president of the National Press Club on Saturday, January 30, 2010.

Bjerga, 36, who covers agricultural policy for Bloomberg News and grew up on a farm in northern Minnesota, will honored at the inaugural event themed Little Club on the Prairie, a tribute to the Midwest and Great Plains and Bjerga’s home state.

Festivities will begin with a cocktail reception at 6:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 7:30 p.m. Entertainment will be provided by the band Honky Tonk Confidential, led by longtime NPC member Bob Schieffer, host of CBS News’ “Face the Nation.”

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