Michigan Daybook

Associated Press Michigan Daybook for Monday, Sep. 17.

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Monday, Sep. 17 9:00 AM Dem Sen. Gary Peters discusses recent trip to South Korea – Democratic Sen. Gary Peters addresses the Macomb County Chamber of Commerce in Michigan, discussing his recent trip to South Korea, where he visited the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), heard firsthand from U.S. and South Korean military officials, and discussed self-driving car technologies with South Korean auto companies and govt representatives. He also discusses discuss defense, cybersecurity, and the future of advanced manufacturing in Macomb County and hears from local businesses about the issues most concerning them

Location: University Center, 44575 Garfield Rd, Clinton Twp, MI

Weblinks: http://www.peters.senate.gov/, https://twitter.com/SenGaryPeters

Contacts: Zade Alsawah, Office of Sen. Gary Peters, Media@peters.senate.gov, 1 313 505 4810


Monday, Sep. 17 11:00 AM GOP Michigan lt. gov. nominee Lisa Posthumus Lyons participates in a ‘special’ announcement – Republican Michigan lieutenant governor nominee Lisa Posthumus Lyons attends an event at the Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce for a ‘special’ announcement, with CEO Rick Baker and Government and Corporate Affairs Vice President Andy Johnston

Location: Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce, 250 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI

Weblinks: http://www.billschuette.com, https://twitter.com/SchuetteOnDuty

Contacts: Bill Schuette for Governor media, Media@BillSchuette.com, https://twitter.com/SchuetteOnDuty

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Monday, Sep. 17 11:00 AM Grand Rapids Mayor Bliss holds declaration signing ceremony celebrating Grand Rapids-Perugia sister-city relationship – Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss celebrates the 25th anniversary of the Perugia, Italy sister city relationship with a declaration signing ceremony. Attendees include Perugia Culture, Tourism and Universities Deputy Mayor Teresa Severini

Location: Grand Rapids City Hall, 300 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI

Weblinks: http://grcity.us, https://twitter.com/CityGrandRapids

Contacts: Amy Snow-Buckner, Mayor’s Office, asnow@grcity.us, 1 616 456 4101


Monday, Sep. 17 12:00 PM WMU-Cooley Law School Constitution Day celebration event – Western Michigan University-Cooley Law School Constitution Day celebration event, with Michigan Supreme Court Justice Elizabeth Clement presenting ‘The Constitution and the Rule of Law’, focusing on the basic foundational premise for the laws of the land

Location: Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2630 Featherstone Road, Auburn Hills, MI

Weblinks: http://wmich.edu/

Contacts: Tyler Lecceadone, SeryfethPR, Lecceadone@seyferthpr.com, 1 800 435 9539

Individuals interested in attending should RSVP to tempah1@cooley.edu.


Monday, Sep. 17 12:00 PM Michigan Supreme Court Learning Center unveils new ‘Rule of Law’ exhibit – Michigan Supreme Court Learning Center unveils new ‘Rule of Law’ exhibit, showing ‘shows how courts have described the rule of law in court decisions and encourages visitors to explore the concept through a series of questions and answers’. Attendees include Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Stephen Markman, State Court Administrator Milton Mack Jr and GEE Edmonson Academy students

Location: Michigan Hall of Justice, 925 W Ottawa St, Lansing, MI

Weblinks: http://courts.mi.gov/courts/michigansupremecourt/pages/default.aspx, https://twitter.com/MISupremeCourt

Contacts: John Nevin, Michigan Court Communications Director, NevinJ@courts.mi.gov, 1 517 373 0129


UPDATED EVENT: Monday, Sep. 17 1:00 PM Democratic Rep. Dan Kildee visits a local Saginaw, MI, business

Location: Hausbeck Pickle Company, 1626 Hess Avenue, Saginaw, MI

Weblinks: http://dankildee.house.gov/, https://twitter.com/RepDanKildee

Contacts: Robyn Bryan, Office of Rep. Dan Kildee, Robyn.Bryan@mail.house.gov, 1 202 256 6655

Media interested in attending must RSVP to Robyn Bryan by email at Robyn.Bryan@mail.house.gov or by telephone at 202-256-6655


Monday, Sep. 17 2:00 PM Wayne State University annual Constitution Day and Civic Festival – Wayne State University annual Constitution Day and Civic Festival, featuring a citizenship ceremony with U.S. District Judge Mark Goldsmith

Location: Fountain Court, Detroit, MI

Weblinks: https://wayne.edu/, https://twitter.com/waynestate

Contacts: Aimee Moran, Wayne State University, citizenship@wayne.edu, 1 313 577 6140


Monday, Sep. 17 2:00 PM GOP Michigan AG candidate Tom Leonard holds a press conference – Republican Michigan attorney general candidate Tom Leonard holds a press conference to discuss his concerns over ‘Dana Nessel’s ability to lead the Department of the Attorney General’. Speakers include prosecutors Kyle Butler (Ionia County) and Vic Fitz (Cass County) and sheriffs Larry Jerue (Clinton County) and Mike Murphy (Livingston County) and Calhoun County Deputy Sheriff Jon Pignataro

Location: Michigan Chamber of Commerce, 600 S Walnut St, Lansing, MI

Weblinks: https://leonardforag.com/, https://twitter.com/TomLeonard28

Contacts: Gideon D’Assandro, Tom Leonard for Attorney General, 1 616 334 3308


UPDATED EVENT: Monday, Sep. 17 3:30 PM Dem Rep. Debbie Dingell hosts discussion on consumers’ privacy and technology – Democratic Rep. Debbie Dingell hosts discussion on the design of privacy tools and their usability, potential rules and regulations about privacy, and the role data security plays in ensuring consumers’ privacy is protected. Panelists include Facebook Privacy and Public Policy Manager Claire Gartland, and University of Michigan School of Information Professors Florian Schaub and J. Alex Halderman

Location: University of Michigan School of Information, 3100 North Quad, Ann Arbor, MI

Weblinks: http://debbiedingell.house.gov, https://twitter.com/RepDebDingell

Contacts: Maggie Rousseau, Office of Rep. Debbie Dingell communications, Maggie.Rousseau@mail.house.gov, 1 202 315 8446

Media are encouraged to RSVP to Maggie.Rousseau@mail.house.gov.


Monday, Sep. 17 4:00 PM Lansing Committee on Development and Planning meeting

Location: Lansing City Hall, 124 W Michigan Ave, Lansing, MI

Weblinks: http://www.lansingmi.gov/, https://twitter.com/lansingmichigan

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


Monday, Sep. 17 5:30 PM Greig Leadership Fund hold a fundraiser benefiting progressive MI women running for office – Greig Leadership Fund hold a fundraiser to benefit progressive Michigan women running for local and statewide office. Attendees include state house candidates Erika Geiss, Alberta Griffin, Padma Kuppa and Mari Manoogian * Event held in partnership with Fems for Dems, MI List, The Progressive Women’s Caucus PAC, Women Organize Michigan, and Oakland/Macomb Michigan NOW

Location: The Maple, 4135 W Maple Rd, Bloomfield Twp, MI

Weblinks: https://www.greigwlf.com/, https://twitter.com/GreigWLF

Contacts: Maria Jordan, Klondyke Online Services, maria@klondyke.net, 1 734 233 0803




Monday, Sep. 17 BorgWarner Inc: Q2 2018 Dividend payment date

Weblinks: http://www.bwauto.com/invest/

Contacts: Ken Lamb , BorgWarner Inc Investor Relations, ir@borgwarner.com, 1 248 754 0872


Monday, Sep. 17 Kellogg Co: Q3 2018 Dividend payment date

Weblinks: http://investor.kelloggs.com/, https://twitter.com/KelloggCompany

Contacts: John Renwick, Kellogg investor relations, John.Renwick@Kellogg.com, 1 269 961 2800



UPDATED EVENT: Tuesday, Sep. 18 10:30 AM Court hearing for man accused of stabbing a police officer in Flint, MI, airport – Final pretrial conference for Canadian man Amor Ftouhi, indicted on charges of committing an act of violence at an international airport and interfering with airport security. Ftouhi is accused of stabbing Bishop International Airport Police Officer Jeff Neville in the neck with a knife 21 Jun * Before Judge Linda Parker

Location: Theodore Levin United State Courthouse, 231 W Lafayette Blvd, Detroit, MI

Contacts: Chambers of Judge Stephanie Dawkins Davis, 1 810 341 7850


Tuesday, Sep. 18 – Wednesday, Sep. 19 AIAG Annual Quality Summit

Location: Suburban Collection Showplace, 46100 Grand River Avenue, Novi, MI

Weblinks: http://www.aiag.org/, https://twitter.com/AIAG

Contacts: Shannon Osburn, AIAG events, sosburn@aiag.org, 1 248 213 4642


Tuesday, Sep. 18 – Thursday, Sep. 20 Automotive Logistics Global annual conference

Location: Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center, 400 Renaissance Drive West, Detroit, MI

Weblinks: http://www.automotivelogisticsglobal.com/, https://twitter.com/Auto_Logistics, #ALGlobal

Contacts: Chris Mott, Ultima Media Head of Marketing, chris.mott@ultimamedia.com, +44 (0) 20 8987 0900




Tuesday, Sep. 18 Perrigo Company Plc: Q2 2018 Dividend payment date

Weblinks: http://perrigo.investorroom.com/press-releases

Contacts: Arthur J. Shannon, Perrigo Investor Relations & Communication, 1 269 686 1709


Tuesday, Sep. 18 Lear Corporation: Q3 2018 Dividend payment date

Weblinks: http://ir.lear.com/events.cfm

Contacts: Matthew J. Simoncini, Lear Corp Investor Relations, 1 248 447 1500



Wednesday, Sep. 19 8:00 AM IESF Automotive – Integrated Electrical Solutions Forum

Location: The Inn at St. John’s, 44045 5 Mile Road, Plymouth, MI

Weblinks: http://www.mentor.com/events/iesf/automotive-conference, https://twitter.com/mentor_graphics

Contacts: James Price, Mentor Graphics Marketing Manager, james_price@mentor.com, 1 503 685 1778


NEW EVENT: Wednesday, Sep. 19 11:30 AM MSU IPPSR forum on recreational marijuana – Michigan State University Institute for Public Policy and Social Research (IPPSR) forum titled ‘The Recreational Pot Market – Michigan Voters to Decide’

Location: Anderson House Office Building, 124 N Capitol Ave, Lansing, MI

Weblinks: http://www.msu.edu, https://twitter.com/MSUNews

Contacts: Institute for Public Policy and Social Research, ippsr-action@ssc.msu.edu , 1 517 355 6672


NEW EVENT: Wednesday, Sep. 19 2:30 PM Kiefer Foundation announces new guard rail construction on I-96 – Kiefer Foundation announces the second phase of a partnership with Michigan Department of Transportation, via press conference. The partnership will result in a 1.3-mile stretch of cable guardrail on I-96, near East Lansing * The press conference also commemorates Mitchel Kiefer who was killed in a distracted driving accident on 19 Sep 2016 while on his way back to Michigan State University and announces video contest winners

Location: Detroit Police Headquarters, 1301 Third St, Detroit, MI

Weblinks: https://mkiefer.org/, https://twitter.com/projectmitchel

Contacts: Chrissie Wywrot, Kiefer Foundation, chrissie@mkiefer.org, 1 734 834 2921

Media looking to attend the press conference should RSVP to Chrissie Wywrot (chrissie@mkiefer.org).


NEW EVENT: Wednesday, Sep. 19 5:30 PM WMU debut downtown Grand Rapids manufacturing lab – Western Michigan University debut downtown Grand Rapids manufacturing lab. Speakers include WMU President Dr Edward Montgomery, Grand Rapids Community College President Dr Bill Pink, Autocam Medical President John Kennedy and WMU Department of Industrial and Entrepreneurial Engineering and Engineering Management chair and professor Dr Steven Butt

Location: 200 Ionia Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI

Weblinks: http://wmich.edu/

Contacts: Tyler Lecceadone, SeryfethPR, Lecceadone@seyferthpr.com, 1 800 435 9539


Wednesday, Sep. 19 – Sunday, Oct. 07 ArtPrize event with winners decided by members of the public and a jury of art experts – ArtPrize, 19-day event featuring work from artists around the world competing for a top prize of $200,000. Winners are decided by members of the public, who vote using mobile devices or the web and a jury of art experts * The competition is open to all artists who are able to secure a location to display their art from any of the venues within the three-square-mile district of downtown Grand Rapids, MI

Location: Grand Rapids, MI

Weblinks: http://www.artprize.org, https://twitter.com/ArtPrize, #ArtPrize10

Contacts: Jaenell Woods, ArtPrize media, jaenell@artprize.org, 1 616 214 7921


Wednesday, Sep. 19 – Thursday, Sep. 20 IABC International Automotive Body Congress Dearborn

Location: Ford Motor Company Conference & Event Center, 1151 Village Road, Dearborn, MI

Weblinks: http://www.gamcinc.com/

Contacts: Global Automotive Management Council, samanthaj@gamcinc.com, 1 734 997 9249