Michigan Daybook

Associated Press Michigan Daybook for Friday, Aug. 11.

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Friday, Aug. 11 8:00 AM Dem Rep. Dan Kildee’s public schedule – Democratic Rep. Dan Kildee speaks to American Association of Retired Persons Foundation members, providing an update on how President Donald Trump’s proposed budget ‘would harm the ability of older Americans to find work and retire with dignity’ at GST Michigan Works!, 711 Saginaw St, Flint, MI (8:00 AM EDT), before touring Bay Plastics Machinery, as part of his effort to highlight ‘Made in America’ manufacturing and get Congress to focus on job growth at Bay Plastics Machinery Company LLC, 4294 N Euclid Ave, Bay City, MI (9:30 AM EDT)

Location: Bay City Flint http://dankildee.house.gov/ https://twitter.com/RepDanKildee

Contacts: Mitchell Rivard Rep. Dan Kildee Office mitchell.rivard@mail.house.gov 1 989 450 2534

Media interested in talking with Congressman Kildee should RSVP to Mitchell Rivard by email at Mitchell.Rivard@mail.house.gov or by telephone at 989-450-2534


Friday, Aug. 11 9:00 AM Michigan Gov. Snyder delivers remarks at the 2017 Review of the Troops in Grayling – Michigan Governor Rick Snyder delivers remarks at the 2017 Review of the Troops. He is joined by Major General Gregory Vadnais

Location: Camp Grayling, Joint Maneuver Training Center, Grayling Township, MI www.michigan.gov https://twitter.com/migov

Contacts: Anna Heaton Office of Gov. Rick Snyder heatona@michigan.gov 1 517 242 2187 Tanya Baker Office of the Governor bakert21@michigan.gov 1 517 335 6397


Friday, Aug. 11 9:00 AM Consumer Energy Alliance host energy and manufacturing forum – Consumer Energy Alliance host energy and manufacturing forum, to discuss the impact of infrastructure development on working families, small businesses and the environment. Participants include Michigan state Sen. Mike Nofs and state Rep. Tim Greimel, AOPL Government & Public Relations Vice President John Stoody, Wolverine Pipeline President Saul Flota, Michigan Laborers’ Training & Apprenticeship Assistant Training Director Daryl Gallant, US Government and Public Affairs – Enbridge Director Peter Holran, and Consumer Energy Alliance Midwest Director Chris Ventura

Location: Kellogg Community College, Binda Theater, 450 North Ave, Battle Creek, MI Battle Creek www.consumerenergyalliance.org

Contacts: Leo Rommel SmartMark Communications leo@smartmarkusa.com 1 215 504 4272


Friday, Aug. 11 10:00 AM Funeral service for Luke Filary, an 18-year-old who was killed during a shooting at a graduation party last weekend

Location: St. Thecla Church, 20740 S Nunneley Rd, Clinton Township, MI www.aod.org https://twitter.com/detroitcatholic

Contacts: Archdiocese of Detroit Public Relations proffice@aod.org 1 313 237 5943

Due to the dignity attached to the occasion, and at the respectful request of the family and the parish community, we inform you that no recording devices — video, audio or still photography — will be allowed in the church or elsewhere on parish property for the funeral service. We likewise ask that no media interviews take place on parish property before, during or after the funeral. The church and school parking lots will be reserved for attendees and will not be open to media vehicles.


Friday, Aug. 11 10:00 AM Hurley Medical Center host Trauma Center Golf Classic press conference – Hurley Medical Center host Trauma Center Golf Classic press conference, featuring remarks from Lt. Jeff Neville * Lt. Neville, an airport officer, was stabbed on 21 Jun at Bishop International Airport with a 12-inch knife * The golf classic will be held on 11 Sep

Location: Hurley Medical Center, Charles White Conference Center, 1 Hurley Plaza, Flint, MI Flint http://www.hurleymc.com

Contacts: Elizabeth Wenstrom Williams Hurley Foundation EWillia4@hurleymc.com 1 810 262 7005


Friday, Aug. 11 10:30 AM Dem Rep. Debbie Dingell hosts ‘Congress in Your Community’ events in Michigan – Democratic Rep. Debbie Dingell hosts ‘Congress in Your Community’ events in Michigan, at Dearborn Farmers & Artisans Market, 22100 Michigan Ave, Dearborn (10:30 AM EDT), Taylor Farmers Market, 23555 Goddard Rd, Taylor (1:00 PM EDT), and Dixboro Farmers Market, 5221 Church Rd, Ann Arbor (4:00 PM EDT)

Location: Ann Arbor Dearborn debbiedingell.house.gov https://twitter.com/RepDebDingell

Contacts: Hannah Smith Rep. Debbie Dingell press Hannah.smith@mail.house.gov 1 202 315 8446


Friday, Aug. 11 2:15 PM Michigan Lt. Gov. Calley speaks at ceremony honoring former Lenawee Mental Health Authority CEO Keener – Michigan Lt. Governor Brian Calley delivers remarks at ceremony dedicating a wing of the Family Medical Center in Adrian in memory of former Lenawee Mental Health Authority CEO Sandy Keener

Location: Family Medical Center of Michigan, 1200 N Main St, Adrian, MI Adrian www.michigan.gov https://twitter.com/migov

Contacts: Laura Biehl Michigan Governor Communications Office BiehlL@michigan.gov 1 517 388 0293


Saturday, Aug. 12 8:00 AM Democratic Rep. Debbie Dingell hosts ‘Congress in Your Community’ event

Location: Ann Arbor Farmers Market, 315 Detroit St, Ann Arbor, MI Ann Arbor debbiedingell.house.gov https://twitter.com/RepDebDingell

Contacts: Hannah Smith Rep. Debbie Dingell press Hannah.smith@mail.house.gov 1 202 315 8446


Saturday, Aug. 12 5:30 PM Flint Democratic Candidates for Governor Forum – Michigan People’s Campaign, Progressive Caucus of Mid Michigan, and University of Michigan – Flint College Democrats hold Flint Democratic Candidates for Governor Forum, with candidates Shri Thanedar, Bill Cobbs, Dr Abdul El-Sayed, and Gretchen Whitmer. Michigan state Rep. Phil Phelps moderates

Location: Kiva Theater, 400 Mill St, Flint, MI Flint http://www.michiganpeoplescampaign.org/ https://twitter.com/MIpplsCampaign

Contacts: Erik Shelley Michigan People’s Campaign MichiganPeoplesCampaign@yahoo.com 1 248 982 6326


Saturday, Aug. 12 7:00 PM Michigan Arab American National Museum hosts ‘See Something Say Something’ taping – Michigan Arab American National Museum hosts Buzzfeed’s ‘See Something Say Something’ taping before a live audience, hosted by Ahmed Ali Akbar. The episode features author and Marvel’s Black Bolt series writer Saladin Ahmed, as well as a panel discussion with racial justice and human rights activist Asha Noor, and Muslim Anti-Racism Collaborative Co-Founder and Co-Director Namira Islam

Location: Arab American National Museum, 13624 Michigan Ave, Dearborn, MI http://www.arabamericanmuseum.org/Home.id.2.htm https://twitter.com/arabamericanmus

Contacts: Kim Silarski Arab American National Museum ksilarski@accesscommunity.org 1 313 624 0206


Saturday, Aug. 12 Detroit Tigers host 12th Annual Fiesta Tigres – Detroit Tigers host 12th Annual Fiesta Tigres, sponsored by Miller Lite, to recognize and honor the contributions of Hispanic and Latino players and coaches to the game of basketball. Event honors current Tigers players with Hispanic or Latino heritage, and features live entertainment on the concourse from salsa and merengue bands

Location: Comerica Park, 2100 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI Detroit detroittigers.com https://twitter.com/Tigers

Contacts: Michele Wysocki Detroit Tigers 1 313 471 2114


NEW EVENT: Sunday, Aug. 13 Democratic gubernatorial candidate Abdul El-Sayed speaks at the West Bloomfield Democrats picnic

Location: Farmington, MI https://abdulformichigan.com/ https://twitter.com/AbdulElSayed

Contacts: Adam Joseph Abdul El-Sayed for Governor press@abdulformichigan.com 1 248 835 3077


UPDATED EVENT: Sunday, Aug. 13 9:00 AM ‘State of the Union’ on CNN – ‘State of the Union with Jake Tapper’, program featuring interviews, political analysis and stories of everyday Americans, with guests including former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, Weekly Standard Editor-at-Large Bill Kristol, Democratic Rep. Debbie Dingell, Michael Caputo, and Our Revolution President Nina Turner

Location: TBD http://www.cnn.com https://twitter.com/CNNsotu #CNNsotu

Contacts: Lauren Pratapas CNN lauren.pratapas@cnn.com lpratapas


Sunday, Aug. 13 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race: Pure Michigan 400

Location: Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, MI www.nascar.com https://twitter.com/NASCAR

Contacts: Kristi King NASCAR competition communications kking@nascar.com 1 704 720 3238


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