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Nick Jonas of the Jonas Brothers to Address the National Press Club on August 24
Date:7/30/2009

WASHINGTON, July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nick Jonas - singer, songwriter, actor and member of the Grammy-nominated band, Jonas Brothers - will speak at a National Press Club luncheon on August 24. Jonas will discuss his personal experiences living with and managing his juvenile diabetes and his efforts to inspire other youth dealing with diabetes to manage their disease.

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Since being diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age 13, the pop super star who tests his blood sugar more than ten times a day, has made a personal commitment to raise awareness about juvenile diabetes. In June, he testified before Congress to call for support of diabetes research funding. He wrote the song "A Little Bit Longer" to inspire those with diabetes to live their lives to the fullest. Together with his brothers Kevin and Joe, Nick founded the Jonas Brothers' Change for the Children Foundation to support programs that motivate children to face adversity and one of their causes is to raise money and awareness for various diabetes programs.

As a diabetes ambassador with Bayer Diabetes Care, Jonas has launched a national awareness campaign to provide young people and their families with motivation and support to simplify life with the disease. "Nick's Simple Wins" website (www.NicksSimpleWins.com) helps inspire young people with diabetes to achieve small, everyday victories while managing their disease. Nick and Bayer created dog tags as a symbol of support for people with diabetes, increase awareness about the disease and raise money for his foundation.

The National Press Club luncheon will begin promptly at 12:30 p.m. and Nick Jonas' remarks will begin just after 1:00 p.m., followed by a question-and-answer session. This event is open to Press Club members and their guests only. Advance reservations should be made by contacting reservations at the National Press Club, (202) 662-7501 or reservations@press.org. Cost of luncheon admission is $17 for National Press Club members, $28 for their guests.

The National Press Club is located at 14th and F Streets, NW, one block west of Metro Center. For more information about the Club and its programs, go to www.press.org.

Credentialed press may cover this event with proper ID Members of the media with questions may contact NPC Speakers Committee organizer Melissa Charbonneau at melcharbonneau@aol.com.

ABOUT THE NATIONAL PRESS CLUB

The National Press Club is the world's leading professional organization for journalists. Founded in 1908, the Club has 3,500 members representing most major news organizations. Each year, the Club holds more than 2,000 events including news conferences, luncheons and panels, and more than 250,000 guests come through its doors.


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