U.S. Representative Judge Ted Poe announced today some of the key events in which he will participate during the U.S. House of Representatives work period February 20 28.

Sunday, February 20

Dimensions in Blue Jazz Ensemble with a performance by the U.S. Air Force Band
Sponsored by the Dayton Chamber of Commerce
Nottingham Middle School Auditorium, 3:00 p.m.
U.S. Representative Poe will address the audience
Other invited speakers: U.S. Rep. Kevin Brady
The concert is open to the general public and is brought to the City of Dayton exclusively by the Dayton Chamber of Commerce.

Monday, February 21

CSPAN Educational Bus Tour
Sponsored by the Kingwood Chamber of Commerce
The Heritage Center in Kingwood, 7:30 a.m.
Rep. Poe will address the crowd at 7:45 a.m.
C-SPAN will bring its education tour bus to The Heritage Center in Kingwood, Texas!

C-SPAN staff will give tours of the C-SPAN School Bus
Rep. Poe will address the crowd and speak about his newly formed Education Task Force serving the constituents of the 2nd Congressional District. The bus will make a stop at Kingwood High School about 8:45 a.m. Students will be allowed to tour the bus.

Meeting of the 2nd Congressional Districts Education Task Force
Liberty ISD Administration Building, 6:00 p.m.
1600 Grand Avenue in Liberty

Attendees from Harris, Liberty and Jefferson Counties will meet with Judge Poe to discuss challenges they face in education and how the federal government can help. Attendees include parents, teachers and administrators and community leaders from around the 2nd Congressional District. The group is comprised of elementary, junior high, high school, community college, university, and home school programs throughout the district.

Tuesday, February 22

Reception with community leaders and chemical plant managers in Port Arthur
Total Petrochemical Port Arthur, 2:30 p.m.
Pompano Club 330 Twin City Highway, Port Neches, Texas 77651
Invited guests: Plant managers from throughout Jefferson County, all mayors, commissioners, Lamar Presidents, Economic Developers for each city, County Judges, Chamber of Commerce, Regional Planning Commissioner, Navigation District and Port Presidents, and Executive Directors and City Managers.

Thursday, February 24

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo BBQ cook-off
Reliant Arena Parking Lot, 6:00 p.m.

Friday, February 25

Open House and Ribbon Cutting for Ted Poes new congressional office in Humble
20202 U.S. Highway 59, North, Suite 105, 7:30-8:00 a.m.
Stop by for Continental Breakfast and meet Judge Poe

Saturday, February 26

Houston Livestock Show Parade and Breakfast
Alley Theatre, 615 Texas Avenue
8:30 a.m. Breakfast
10:00 a.m. Parade

Judge Poe and his staff will also be meeting with: Cleveland Mayor Monique McDuffie-Davis and City Manager Philip Cook, the Cleveland City Council, the Liberty Rotary, Texas Department of Transportation, Baytown Mayor Calvin Munninger and City Council, the Baytown Chamber of Commerce, the Port of Beaumont, the Port of Port Arthur, and the Boy Scout Council of Beaumont.

A former criminal court judge, Judge Ted Poe gained national attention as a judge for his innovative sentencing techniques used in punishing criminals. Poes punishments, called Poetic Justice by the media, include ordering thieves to carry signs in front of the stores from which they stole and requiring a man who assaulted his wife to publicly apologize on the steps of Houston City Hall.

Elected U.S. Representative in 2004, Poe represents Texas 2nd Congressional District, which takes in parts of Harris and Liberty Counties and all of Jefferson County. It includes Kingwood, Humble, Atascocita, Spring, Cleveland, Channelview, Baytown, Highlands, Crosby, Sheldon, Liberty, Dayton, Port Arthur, Groves, Nederland and Beaumont.