Please circulate to those who may be interested. This message has been cross posted. September 30 Is Deadline for Hammer Award Nominations September 30 is the deadline for Hammer Award nominations, according to Leslie Schwager, Hammer Award coordinator at the National Partnership for Reinventing Government. "Since nominations must first be approved by the applicant's agency, applicants should get in touch with their agency's point of contact as soon as possible to find out their agency's internal deadline," she said. The POCs are listed on http://www.npr.gov/library/awards/hammer/hmrlist99.html <http://www.npr.gov/library/awards/hammer/hmrlist99.html> . Vice-President Gore's Hammer Award is presented to teams of federal employees who have made significant contributions in support of reinventing government principles. More information on the Hammer Award can be found at http://www.npr.gov/library/awards/hammer/index.html <http://www.npr.gov/library/awards/hammer/index.html> or by calling Ms. Schwager at (202) 694-0107.