Michigan Daybook

Associated Press Michigan Daybook for Saturday, Aug. 19.

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. 19 2:00 PM Community celebration for Dorothy Simpson, owner of Simpson’s Records Shop celebrates 50 plus years in business

Location: Greater Burnette Baptist Church, 16801 Schoolcraft Ave, Detroit, MI Detroit

Contacts: Acquanetta Pierce Glass Avance Communications ap@avancecommunications.com 1 313 530 0909


Saturday, Aug. 19 – Sunday, Aug. 20 Selfridge Air National Guard Base’s Centennial Open House and Air Show

Location: Selfridge Air National Guard, Harrison Charter Township, MI http://teamselfridge.com/

Contacts: Selfridge Air National Guard Base 1 586 239 5576


Monday, Aug. 21 8:30 AM Chicago Fed National Activity Index

Location: TBD www.chicagofed.org https://twitter.com/ChicagoFed

Contacts: Scott Brave FRB Chicago sbrave@frbchi.org 1 312 322 5784


Monday, Aug. 21 6:00 PM Michigan House PWC ‘Hear Us Roar’ 2017 summer listening tour stop – Michigan House Progressive Women’s Caucus (PWC) continues its ‘Hear Us Roar’ 2017 summer listening tour, consisting of five women’s issues town halls to share their concerns and ideas about the issues facing women in Michigan. Today’s event is hosted by Michigan state Rep. Vanessa Guerra, with special guest PWC Chair state Rep. Stephanie Chang

Location: SEIU Local, 1420 S Michigan Ave, Saginaw, MI Saginaw http://www.house.mi.gov/home.asp

Contacts: Office of Rep. Stephanie Chang 1 517 373 0823


Monday, Aug. 21 7:00 PM Michigan Governor’s Service Awards, recognizing volunteers from across Michigan

Location: Detroit Opera House, Detroit, MI Detroit http://www.michigan.gov/mcsc/ https://twitter.com/MCSConline

Contacts: Jason Alexander Michigan Community Service Commission comms alexanderj9@michigan.gov 1 517 335-3407


Monday, Aug. 21 Total solar eclipse crosses the entire U.S. for the first time in 99 years – Solar eclipse visible in all of North America plus parts of South America, Africa, and Europe, with a thin path of totality running across the U.S., from Oregon through Idaho, Wyoming, Montana, Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, and North Carolina to South Carolina from 10:16 AM PDT to 2:48 PM EDT – the first total solar eclipse to cross the contiguous U.S. since 1918. Longest duration of totality is near Carbondale, IL, where the sun is completely covered for two minutes and 40 seconds * Lunar shadow’s first point of contact with the U.S. is Lincoln Beach, OR, at 9:05 AM PDT, and it leaves the East Coast at 4:09 PM EDT * A number of fringe theorists have said the eclipse heralds the end of the world, culminating in a collision between Earth and a mythical planet 23 Sep

Location: Carbondale New York City eclipse2017.nasa.gov https://twitter.com/NASA #eclipse2017

Contacts: Dwayne Brown NASA press Dwayne.c.Brown@nasa.gov 1 202 358 1726 NASA public-inquiries@hq.nasa.gov 1 202 358 0001 Karen Fox NASA karen.c.fox@nasa.gov 1 301 286 6284


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