Michigan Daybook

Associated Press Michigan Daybook for Thursday, Sep. 27.

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Thursday, Sep. 27 7:30 AM Michigan Supreme Court Historical Society hosts ‘Breakfast with the Michigan Supreme Court’

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

Weblinks: http://www.micourthistory.org/

Contacts: Carrie Sampson, Michigan Supreme Court Historical Society, 1 517 373 7589

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NEW EVENT: Thursday, Sep. 27 8:00 AM ‘We #BelieveChristine’ actions held in Michigan – ‘We #BelieveChristine’ actions held in Michigan, part of a nationwide day of action in support of Christine Blasey Ford as she testifies to the Senate Judiciary Committee on her sexual harassment accusations against U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Events take place at 100 S Capitol, Lansing (8:00 AM EDT) and Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow’s Office, 719 Griswold, Detroit (12:00 PM EDT)

Weblinks: https://www.womensmarch.com/, https://twitter.com/womensmarch, #BelieveChristine

Contacts: Believe Christine Detroit, jessica.prozinski@gmail.com; Phoebe Hopps, Believe Christine Lansing, 1 313 303 7381;

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NEW EVENT: Thursday, Sep. 27 9:00 AM Democratic Michigan 2nd congressional district candidate Rob Davidson holds a ‘coffee hour’ event

Location: The Book Nook, 8744 Ferry St, Montague, MI

Weblinks: http://www.robforthesecond.com, https://twitter.com/VoteRobDavidson

Contacts: Ben Gardner, Rob Davidson for Congress, ben@robdavidsonforcongress.com, 1 313 407 1288

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Thursday, Sep. 27 9:00 AM Michigan House Oversight and Ethics Standing Committee meeting – Michigan House Oversight and Ethics Standing Committee meeting, with agenda including Auditor General Performance Audit on the Children’s Protective Services Investigations

Location: Anderson House Office Building, Rm 519, 124 N Capitol Ave, Lansing, MI

Weblinks: http://house.mi.gov/MHRPublic/CommitteeInfo.aspx?comkey=437

Contacts: Ian Mays, Committee Clerk, ianmays@house.mi.gov, 1 517 373 1260

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Thursday, Sep. 27 10:00 AM ‘Under the Lights, Designed by Xenith’ exhibition preview – ‘Under the Lights, Designed by Xenith’ exhibition preview * The exhibit features football helmets representing 13 Detroit Public School teams culture and community, designed by local artists, Xenith and the schools * Display open to the public on 29 Sep during Detroit Month of Design’s Light Up Livernois event

Location: College for Creative Studies – Taubman Center, 460 W Baltimore St, Detroit, MI

Weblinks: https://www.xenith.com/, https://twitter.com/xenithfootball

Contacts: Jessica Moran, Edelman, 1 312 233 1377

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NEW EVENT: Thursday, Sep. 27 10:00 AM Dem Michigan gubernatorial nominee Gretchen Whitmer discusses her education plans – Democratic Michigan gubernatorial nominee Gretchen Whitmer discusses her priorities for ‘building a stronger Michigan for everyone’, including her plans to improve public school and ‘ensure everyone has a path to a high-wage skill and job.’ Participants include Pontiac Mayor Dr Deidre Waterman and Pontiac Education Association President Aimee McKeever

Location: Your Emerging Space, 7 N Saginaw St, Pontiac, MI

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

Contacts: Gretchen Whitmer for Governor, press@gretchenwhitmer.com, 1 404 447 6177, https://twitter.com/gretchenwhitmer

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NEW EVENT: Thursday, Sep. 27 10:30 AM Dem Rep. Debbie Dingell discusses proposed changes to the ‘Flores Agreement’ – Democratic Rep. Debbie Dingell participates in a telephonic press conference on proposed changes to the ‘Flores Agreement’, which require children be reunited with their family members without delay, protecting them from being indefinitely held in detention. Participants include Michigan United Immigrant Rights Organizer David Sanchez, Action Lansing Immigrant Rights Organizer Oscar Castaneda and Eastern Michigan University Professor Betty Kay McGowan

Weblinks: http://www.miunited.org/, https://twitter.com/MichiganUnited

Contacts: Erik Shelley , Michigan United , Erik@MIunited.org, 1 248 982 6326

Michigan United conference line 313-326-2211

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NEW EVENT: Thursday, Sep. 27 11:00 AM Michigan Dems discuss GOP Rep. Bill Huizenga’s campaign account – Michigan Democratic Party hold a press conference to make a ‘major’ announcement regarding Republican Rep. Bill Huizenga’s campaign account. Speakers include MDP Chair Brandon Dillon

Location: MDP West Michigan Office, 2935 Buchanan SW, Wyoming, MI

Weblinks: http://www.michigandems.com, https://twitter.com/MichiganDems

Contacts: Paul Kanan, Michigan Democratic Party, pkanan@michigandems.com , 1 517 371 5410

To participate over the phone reporters should register in advance by clicking: https://myaccount.maestroconference.com/conference/register/O99KQVK8CSBF3EDM

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Thursday, Sep. 27 11:00 AM Macomb County Executive Hackel opens a 30-year-old time capsule buried in Macomb County – Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel opens a 30-year-old time capsule buried in Macomb County, with Macomb County Council on Aging Board President Sarah DeDonatis * The Macomb County Council on Aging created the time capsule with the hope of opening it on their 50th anniversary in 2018

Location: VerKuilen Building, 21885 Dunham Road, Clinton Township, MI

Weblinks: http://macombgov.org/

Contacts: John Cwikla, Macomb County – Office of Executive, 1 586 469 7001

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Thursday, Sep. 27 12:00 PM Court hearing for former MSU gymnastics coach on charges related to Nassar case – Preliminary examination hearing in the case against former Michigan State University Coach Kathie Klages, charged with one felony and one misdemeanor count of lying to a peace officer, as part of the investigation into former MSU physician and USA Gymnastics national team doctor Larry Nassar’s abuse at the school * Witnesses alleged to have told Klages of Nassar’s sexual abuse for more than two decades * Before Judge Louise Alderson

Location: Lansing 54 A District Court, 124 W Michigan Ave, Lansing, MI

Contacts: Chambers of Judge Louise Alderson, 1 517 483 4421

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Thursday, Sep. 27 3:00 PM Downtown Detroit Partnership annual Fall Stakeholder meeting – Downtown Detroit Partnership annual Fall Stakeholder meeting, featuring the release of the Downtown Development Update – a compilation of some of the most impactful projects in the pipeline, under construction, and recently completed. Speakers include DDP CEO Eric Larson, and Detroit Economic Growth Corporation President and CEO Kevin Johnson

Location: Westin Book Cadillac Detroit, 1114 Washington Blvd, Detroit, MI

Weblinks: http://downtowndetroit.org/, https://twitter.com/DDPDetroit

Contacts: Nady Bilani, FleishmanHillard, Nady.Bilani@fleishman.com, 1 313 247 6147

Note: Media must RSVP to attend

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NEW EVENT: Thursday, Sep. 27 5:00 PM When We All Vote host a voter registration rally in Detroit, headlined by actor Keegan-Michael Key and comedian Loni Love

Location: IBEW lu 58, 1358 Abbott St, Detroit, MI

Weblinks: http://www.whenweallvote.org, https://twitter.com/whenweallvote

Contacts: Jamal Brown, When We All Vote, Jamal@WhenWeAllVote.org

The public can RSVP at weall.vote/detroit *PRESS ARRIVAL: 4:30-5:00PM. ALL media must arrive before 5:00PM.*

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Thursday, Sep. 27 6:00 PM Grand Rapids Commissioners Senita Lenear and Nathaniel Moody hold event as part of their listening tour

Location: Beacon Hill Community House, 1919 Boston St SE, Grand Rapids, MI

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

Contacts: Amy Snow-Buckner, Office of Communications , asnow@grcity.us, 1 616 456 4101

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Thursday, Sep. 27 – Friday, Sep. 28 Michigan Pet Fund Alliance ‘Getting to the Goal 2018’ No Kill Conference

Location: Radisson Plaza Hotel at Kalamazoo Center, 100 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI

Weblinks: https://www.michiganpetfund.org/, https://twitter.com/MichiganPetFund

Contacts: Deborah Schutt, Michigan Pet Fund Alliance, chair@michiganpetfund.org, 1 877 387 7257

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Thursday, Sep. 27 Stryker Corp: Q3 2018 Ex-dividend date

Weblinks: http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?c=118965&p=irol-homeprofile

Contacts: Katherine Owen, Stryker Corp Investor Relations, katherine.owen@stryker.com, 1 269 385 2600

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NEW EVENT: Friday, Sep. 28 9:00 AM Democratic Michigan 2nd congressional district candidate Rob Davidson holds a ‘coffee hour’ event

Location: El desayuno loco, 244 28th St SW, Grand Rapids, MI

Weblinks: http://www.robforthesecond.com, https://twitter.com/VoteRobDavidson

Contacts: Ben Gardner, Rob Davidson for Congress, ben@robdavidsonforcongress.com, 1 313 407 1288

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Friday, Sep. 28 Steelcase Inc: Q3 2019 Ex-dividend date

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. 28 Taubman Centers: Q3 2018 Dividend payment date

Weblinks: http://www.taubman.com/investorrelations/investors_overview.html

Contacts: Barbara Baker, Taubman Centers Investor Relations, bbaker@taubman.com, 1 248 258 7367

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Saturday, Sep. 29 11:00 AM Arc Detroit Annual Legacy Awards Luncheon

Location: Karas House, 23632 Plymouth Road, Redford Charter Township, MI

Weblinks: http://www.arc-detroit.org

Contacts: Henry Johnson, Arc Detroit, hjohnson@arc-detroit.org, 1 734 444 0342

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NEW EVENT: Saturday, Sep. 29 3:00 PM Democratic Michigan 2nd congressional district candidate Rob Davidson holds a community town hall

Location: Kentwood Activities Center, 355 48th St SE, Grand Rapids, MI

Weblinks: http://www.robforthesecond.com, https://twitter.com/VoteRobDavidson

Contacts: Ben Gardner, Rob Davidson for Congress, ben@robdavidsonforcongress.com, 1 313 407 1288

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Saturday, Sep. 29 5:30 PM Michigan Historic Preservation Network Annual Fall Benefit

Location: Masonic Temple, 500 Temple St, Detroit, MI

Weblinks: http://www.mhpn.org/, https://twitter.com/mihpn

Contacts: Michigan Historic Preservation Network , info@mhpn.org, 1 517 371 8080

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Saturday, Sep. 29 Domino’s Pizza Inc: Q3 2018 Dividend payment date

Weblinks: http://www.dominosbiz.com/Biz-Public-EN/Site+Content/Secondary/Investors+Link/, https://twitter.com/dominos

Contacts: Lynn Liddle, Domino’s Pizza Investor Relations & Communications, investorrelations@dominos.com, 1 734 930 3008