Michigan Daybook

Associated Press Michigan Daybook for Sunday, Aug. 20.

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

Please keep the AP in mind when news develops. The Detroit bureau is reachable at 313-259-0650. Send daybook items to michigan@applanner.com.


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


Tuesday, Aug. 22 7:00 PM Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders and Democratic Rep. John Conyers attend town hall meeting on jobs and health care

Location: Fellowship Chapel, 7707 Outer Dr W, Detroit, MI Detroit https://berniesanders.com/ https://twitter.com/berniesanders

Contacts: Shadawn Reddick-Smith Rep. John Conyers communications Shadawn.Reddick-Smith@mail.house.gov 1 202 225 6906 Josh Miller-Lewis Bernie for President joshmillerlewis@berniesanders.com 1 212 920 4231


Tuesday, Aug. 22 – Thursday, Aug. 24 Autonomous Vehicles conference

Location: MGM Grand Detroit, 1777 3rd Avenue, Detroit, MI Detroit http://www.iqpc.com https://twitter.com/IQPC

Contacts: IQPC North America info@iqpc.com 1 646 378 6026


Tuesday, Aug. 22 – Thursday, Aug. 24 Global Automotive Lightweight Materials Detroit conference

Location: Cobo Center, 1 Washington Boulevard, Detroit, MI Detroit http://www.lbcg.com/ https://twitter.com/LBCG_Ltd

Contacts: LBCG info@lbcg.com +44 (0) 800 098 8489


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