Michigan Daybook

Associated Press Michigan Daybook for Wednesday, Sep. 19.

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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

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Wednesday, Sep. 19 10:00 AM Michigan prosecutors, law enforcement and citizens hold press conferences throughout the state on Michigan’s future – Michigan prosecutors, law enforcement and citizens hold press conferences throughout the state on Michigan’s future. Locations include Cadillac Evergreen Resort, 7880 Mackinaw Trail, Cadillac (10:00 AM EDT); Wyoming Police Department, 2300 De Hoop Ave, Wyoming (10:00 AM EDT); Monroe County Courthouse, 106 E First St, Monroe (10:00 AM EDT); and Clinton County Sheriff’s Office, 1347 E Townsend Rd, St. Johns (11:00 AM EDT)

Weblinks: https://www.co.monroe.mi.us/

Contacts: Michael Roehrig, Monroe County, 1 734 240 7600

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Wednesday, Sep. 19 11:00 AM Hurley Medical Center 2018 Triumphant Spirit Awards

Location: Hurley Medical Center, 1 Hurley Plaza, Flint, MI

Weblinks: http://www.hurleymc.com

Contacts: Peggy Agar, Hurley Medical Center, pagar1@hurleymc.com, 1 810 262 7164

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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

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Wednesday, Sep. 19 1:00 PM Detroit Pistons and partners hold opening ceremony for literacy lounge renovations at Marquette Elementary-Middle School – Detroit Pistons, Reggie Jackson’s Determined to Assist Foundation and Farm Bureau Insurance of Michigan hold opening ceremony for literacy lounge renovations at Marquette Elementary-Middle School. Attendees include Detroit Pistons’ Reggie Jackson, Farm Bureau Insurance of Michigan CEO Don Simon, Farm Bureau Insurance of Michigan Marketing Vice President Matt Taylor and Marquette Elementary-Middle School Principal Deborah Sinclair

Location: Marquette Elementary-Middle School, 6145 Canyon St, Detroit, MI

Weblinks: http://www.nba.com/pistons/, https://twitter.com/DetroitPistons

Contacts: Detroit Pistons, pistonspr@pistons.com

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Wednesday, Sep. 19 2:00 PM Wayne County and Department of Public Services dedicate the new facilities at Elizabeth Park in Trenton – Wayne County and Department of Public Services dedicate the new facilities at Elizabeth Park in Trenton. Attendees include Wayne County Executive Warren Evans, Wayne County Commissioner Joseph Palamara, Merrie Carlock (Michigan Department of Natural Resources) and Beverly Watts (Wayne County Department of Public Services)

Location: Elizabeth Park Greenway, 3873 West Jefferson, Trenton, MI

Weblinks: http://www.waynecounty.com/

Contacts: Whitney Lewis, Wayne County, Wlewis1@waynecounty.com, 1 313 354 4556

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Wednesday, Sep. 19 2:00 PM Voters Not Politicians hosts Michigan redistricting history roundtable – Voters Not Politicians hosts Michigan redistricting history roundtable and press conference, providing ‘committee minutes, legislative journal entries, video, and other information allegedly showing how the gerrymandering process has been increasingly manipulated to further the interests of politicians and political parties to the detriment of citizens and democracy’. Speakers include Voters Not Politicians Founder and Executive Director Katie Fahey, former lawmakers Mickey Knight, Bill Bobier and Rick Johnson, and Ingham County Clerk Barb Byrum

Location: Martin Waymire, 600 W St Joseph St, Lansing, MI

Weblinks: https://www.votersnotpoliticians.com/, https://twitter.com/NotPoliticians

Contacts: Elizabeth Battiste, Voters Not Politicians, 1 248 404 7846

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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 with Detroit Police Chief James Craig and Kiefer Foundation Chairman Steve Kiefer. 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).

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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

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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

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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

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Thursday, Sep. 20 11:00 AM Environmental groups discuss legal, political and environmental challenges to anticipated Line 5 pipeline tunnel proposal – Bay Mills Indian Community Chairman Bryan Newland, For Love of Water Executive Director Liz Kirkwood, Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities Program Director Jim Lively, Sierra Club Michigan Chapter Chair Anne Woiwode and Oil & Water Don’t Mix Campaign Coordinator Sean McBrearty participate in a telepresser on an expected proposal by Michigan Governor Rick Snyder next week of an agreement between the state and Enbridge to undertake a lengthy Mackinac Straits tunnel construction project that would leave Line 5 as an ‘oil pipeline threat’. Participants discuss legal, political and environmental challenges

Contacts: David Holtz, david@davidholtz.org, 1 313 300 4454

Via conference call. To access call-in information any time before 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 20 please RSVP to david@davidholtz.org

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Thursday, Sep. 20 11:00 AM Dem Rep. Dan Kildee speaks on plans to invest in older, industrial cities – Democratic Rep. Dan Kildee speaks at the joint 2018 Michigan Municipal League and Michigan Association of Planning convention, discussing his plans for Congress to invest in the needs of older, industrial cities

Location: DeVos Place convention center, 303 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, 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

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Thursday, Sep. 20 4:00 PM Lansing Ad Hoc Committee on Housing 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

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Thursday, Sep. 20 5:30 PM Citizens Research Council of Michigan Annual Public Policy Dinner – Citizens Research Council of Michigan Annual Public Policy Dinner, featuring a keynote discussion with former Reps. John Dingell and Candice Miller. During the event, Dingell is awards the Eugene A. Gargaro, Jr. Public Service Award

Location: The Dearborn Inn, A Marriott Hotel, 20301 Oakwood, Dearborn, MI

Weblinks: http://crcmich.org/, https://twitter.com/crcmich

Contacts: Sharon Martin, Citizens Research Council of Michigan, smartin@crcmich.org, 1 734 542 8001

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Thursday, Sep. 20 5:30 PM Michigan state Rep. Kevin Hertel holds September Conversation Hours

Location: Pat O’Brien’s, 22385 E 10 Mile Rd, St Clair Shores, MI

Weblinks: http://www.house.mi.gov/home.asp

Contacts: Office of Rep. Kevin Hertel, 1 517 373 1180

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Thursday, Sep. 20 6:00 PM University of Michigan host panel discussion on Puerto Rico and the aftermath of Hurricane Maria – University of Michigan host panel discussion on Puerto Rico and the aftermath of Hurricane Maria on the one-year anniversary of the deadly storm. Panelists include University of Michigan professors Luis Trellis, Rose Rigueroa, Larry La Fountain-Stokes and Amilcar Matos-Moreno

Location: Pierpont Commons, 2101 Bonisteel Blvd, Ann Arbor, MI

Weblinks: http://www.umich.edu/, https://twitter.com/umich

Contacts: Laurel Thomas Gnagey, University of Michigan Public Relations Office , ltgnagey@umich.edu, 1 734 647 1841

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Thursday, Sep. 20 6:00 PM Michigan state Rep. Henry Yanez hosts financial services town hall

Location: Sterling Heights Senior Center, 40200 Utica Rd, Sterling Heights, MI

Weblinks: http://www.house.mi.gov/home.asp

Contacts: Office of Rep. Henry Yanez, HenryYanez@house.mi.gov, 1 517 373 2275

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Thursday, Sep. 20 – Friday, Sep. 21 US/Canada Border Conference

Location: Cobo Center, 1 Washington Boulevard, Detroit, MI

Weblinks: http://www.beyond-border.com/

Contacts: John Moriarty, Clarion Events, John.Moriarty@ClarionEvents.com, 1 203 822 7953.

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Thursday, Sep. 20 – Saturday, Sep. 22 Michigan Association of Planning Annual Conference – Michigan Association of Planning Annual Conference, discussing the role of government in promoting urban revitalization, including through investments in infrastructure and the removal of blight

Location: Amway Grand Plaza Hotel, 187 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI

Weblinks: http://www.planningmi.org

Contacts: Michigan Association of Planning, info@planningmi.org, 1 734 913 2000

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Thursday, Sep. 20 Steelcase Inc: Q2 2019 Results

Weblinks: http://ir.steelcase.com/releases.cfm, https://twitter.com/Steelcase

Contacts: Michael O’Meara, Steelcase Inc Investor Relations, 1 616 292 9274

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Friday, Sep. 21 6:30 AM Pri-Med Dearborn Regional Conference

Location: The Henry, Autograph Collection, 300 Town Center Drive, Dearborn, MI

Weblinks: http://www.pri-med.com, https://twitter.com/PriMed_Alerts

Contacts: Pri-Med Support, support@pri-med.com, 1 877 477 4633

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Friday, Sep. 21 4:00 PM Lansing Special 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

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Friday, Sep. 21 Jerry Bruckheimer celebrates 75th birthday – 75th birthday of Jerry Bruckheimer, American film and TV producer best known for his work on movies including ‘Flashdance’, ‘Top Gun’, ‘The Rock’, ‘Armageddon’, ‘Black Hawk Down’, ‘Pearl Harbor’, and the ‘Beverly Hills Cop’, ‘Bad Boys’, ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ and ‘National Treasure’ franchises. His TV productions include ‘CSI: Crime Scene Investigation’ and its various spin-offs, ‘Cold Case’ and ‘Without a Trace’

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Friday, Sep. 21 The Struts begin North American tour

Location: Saint Andrews Hall, 431 E Congress St, Detroit, MI

Weblinks: , https://twitter.com/TheStruts

Contacts: Cami Opere, Sacks & Co, cami.opere@sacksco.com, 1 212 741 1000

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Friday, Sep. 21 – Sunday, Sep. 23 Historical Society of Michigan Annual Meeting and State History Conference

Location: Sturgis, MI

Weblinks: http://www.hsmichigan.org/

Contacts: Nancy Feldbush, Historical Society of Michigan, hsm@hsmichigan.org, 1 517 324 1828

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Friday, Sep. 21 8:30 AM Steelcase Inc: Q2 2019 Earning conference call / Webcast

Weblinks: http://ir.steelcase.com/releases.cfm, https://twitter.com/Steelcase

Contacts: Michael O’Meara, Steelcase Inc Investor Relations, 1 616 292 9274