Michigan Daybook

Associated Press Michigan Daybook for Saturday, Aug. 12.

The daybook is for planning purposes only and is not intended for publication or broadcast. You should verify any event you plan to cover.

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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


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 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


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


Monday, Aug. 14 9:20 AM Dem Rep. Dan Kildee attends Veterans Fishing Day event in Flushing, MI – Democratic Rep. Dan Kildee delivers brief remarks at Veterans Fishing Day event, hosted by Michigan state Rep. Phil Phelps, Flint River Watershed Coalition, National Professional Anglers Association, Red Fox Outfitters, Michigan United Conservation Club and Heroes on the Water – Central Michigan

Location: Riverview Park, 230 S Cherry St, Flushing, MI http://dankildee.house.gov/ https://twitter.com/RepDanKildee

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

* Event begins at 9:00 AM * Media interested in attending must RSVP to Mitchell Rivard by email at Mitchell.Rivard@mail.house.gov or by telephone at 989-450-2534


Monday, Aug. 14 1:30 PM Detroit Mayor Duggan introduces Motor City Match winners – Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan helps announces Round 8 Motor City Match winners, with each of the 13 businesses providing a brief owner introduction. Also at the event, Detroit Economic Growth Corporation Small Business team announce an expected 500,000 in Round 8 matching cash awards from Motor City Match. Speakers also include DEGC Small Business Vice President Mike Rafferty

Location: Mutual Adoration, 14500 Kercheval Ave, Detroit, MI Detroit http://www.motorcitymatch.com/ https://twitter.com/motorcitymatch

Contacts: Mike Scott MCCI mscott@mccicorp.com 1 248 766 9482


Monday, Aug. 14 5:15 PM Lansing Committee on Public Service meeting

Location: Lansing City Hall, 124 W Michigan Ave, Lansing, MI Lansing http://www.lansingmi.gov/ https://twitter.com/lansingmichigan

Contacts: Sherrie Boak City Council Office council@lansingmi.gov 1 517 483 4177


Monday, Aug. 14 Masco Corp: Q2 2017 Dividend payment date

Location: TBD http://investors.masco.com/ https://twitter.com/MascoCareers

Contacts: David Chaika Masco Corp Investor Relations david_chaika@mascohq.com 1 313 792 5500


Monday, Aug. 14 – Friday, Aug. 18 Ingham County Health Department host ninth annual Back to School Health Fair

Location: Ingham County Health Department, Human Services Bldg, 5303 S Cedar St, Lansing, MI Lansing http://hd.ingham.org/

Contacts: Amanda Darche Ingham County Health Department adarche@ingham.org 1 517 887 4430


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