Michigan Daybook

Associated Press Michigan Daybook for Thursday, Oct. 24.

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Thursday, Oct. 24 7:30 AM Michigan state legislative leaders participate in Capitol Morning Brew – Capitol Morning Brew hosted by Dome and Oakland University. Attendees include Michigan Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey and House Speaker Lee Chatfield

Location: Boji Tower, 124 W Allegan St, Lansing, MI

Weblinks: http://www.oakland.edu, https://twitter.com/oaklandu

Contacts: Danielle Lenz, Edge Partnerships, danielle@edgepartnerships.com, 1 517 853 6787

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Thursday, Oct. 24 8:30 AM Michigan Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee meeting – Michigan Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee meeting, with agenda including consideration of ‘HB 4031 – Criminal procedure; probation; supervision fees in the code of criminal procedure; modify’, ‘HB 4032 – Criminal procedure; other; supervision fees for probation and parole in code of corrections; modify’, ‘HB 4102 – Crimes; animals; crimes involving dog fighting; include other thing of value in prohibition on profiting from dog fights’, ‘HB 4103 – Crimes; credit cards; crimes involving credit cards; include cryptocurrency and distributed ledger technology in definition section of credit chapter in penal code’, ‘HB 4104 – Crimes; organized; crimes involving racketeering; include money, property, or any other thing of value in description of financial gain from racketeering’, ‘HB 4105 – Crimes; embezzlement; crimes involving embezzlement; include cryptocurrency in definitions in embezzlement section in penal code’

Location: Binsfeld Office Building, 201 Townsend St, Lansing, MI

Weblinks: http://www.senate.michigan.gov/committee/judiciary.html

Contacts: Jackie Mosher, 1 517 373 5312

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Thursday, Oct. 24 9:30 AM NCJW Michigan annual ‘Women of Vision’ benefit luncheon – National Council of Jewish Women, Michigan annual ‘Women of Vision’ benefit luncheon

Location: Adat Shalom Synagogue, 29901 Middlebelt Rd, Farmington Hills, MI

Weblinks: http://www.ncjwmi.org

Contacts: Alison Schwartz, CKC Agency, alison@ckcagency.com, 1 248 788 1744

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Thursday, Oct. 24 10:00 AM 2019 Michigan Christmas tree official harvest – 2019 Michigan Christmas tree official harvest, coordinated by the Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget

Location: 2202 Aragon St, Iron Mountain, MI

Weblinks: http://www.michigan.gov/dtmb, https://twitter.com/MI_DTMB

Contacts: Christyn Herman, hermanc3@michigan.gov, 1 517 897 6969

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Thursday, Oct. 24 10:30 AM Michigan House Health Policy Committee meeting – Michigan House Health Policy Committee meeting, with agenda including consideration of ‘SB 340 – Health; pharmaceuticals; remote pharmacies; allow under certain circumstances’, ‘SB 348 – Human services; medical services; certain interpretations of existing Medicaid provider policy; require prospective effective date’

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

Weblinks: http://house.michigan.gov/MHRPublic/CommitteeInfo.aspx?comkey=505

Contacts: Sondra Gordon, Committee Clerk, sgordon@house.mi.gov, 1 517 373 0910

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Thursday, Oct. 24 10:30 AM Michigan officials announce launch of Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission – Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson and Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan announce the launch of an online application process for new Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission. Other speakers include Oakland County Clerk Lisa Brown, Macomb County Clerk Fred Miller, Ann Arbor Clerk Jacqueline Beaudry, Henry Ford College President Russell Kavalhuna, Michigan Townships Association Executive Director Neil Sheridan, Michigan Municipal League Deputy Executive Director and COO Anthony Minghine, Voters Not Politicians Executive Director Nancy Wang, and The Arab American News publisher Osama Siblani

Location: Cadillac Place, 3044 W Grand Blvd, Detroit, MI

Weblinks: https://www.michigan.gov/sos/, https://twitter.com/michsos

Contacts: Mike Doyle, DoyleM@Michigan.gov, 1 517 335 3264

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Thursday, Oct. 24 10:50 AM Michigan Gov. Whitmer makes ‘major’ announcement – Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer makes a ‘major’ announcement to benefit Michigan working families. Attendees include Michigan Lieutenant Governor Garlin Gilchrist and Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity Director Jeff Donofrio

Location: Fisher Building, 3011 W Grand Blvd, Detroit, MI

Weblinks: http://www.michigan.gov, https://twitter.com/migov

Contacts: Office of Michigan Lt. Gov. , LeddyR@michigan.gov

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Thursday, Oct. 24 11:00 AM City of Detroit receives candy donations from several companies for Halloween in the D – City of Detroit receives candy donations from several companies for Halloween in the D, to be distributed next week to children during events at parks and police stations. Attendees include Halloween in the D Coordinator Mona Ali, and Detroit Department of Neighborhoods General Manager Ray Solomon

Location: Coleman A. Young Municipal Center, 2 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI

Weblinks: https://detroitmi.gov/, https://twitter.com/cityofdetroit

Contacts: Rose Love, City of Detroit Press Office, LoveR@detroitmi.gov, 1 313 850 1940

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Thursday, Oct. 24 11:00 AM Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency annual meeting

Location: Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center, 400 Renaissance Dr. W, Detroit, MI

Weblinks: https://www.waynemetro.org/, https://twitter.com/WayneMetroCAA

Contacts: Lindsay Karas, Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency, 1 313 463 5460

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Thursday, Oct. 24 12:00 PM Tim Tebow speaks at Calvin University – Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow delivers keynote at the Second Global Congress on Sport and Christianity, hosted by Calvin University and Hope College

Location: Van Noord Arena, 3195 Knight Way Southeast, Grand Rapids, MI

Weblinks: https://calvin.edu, https://twitter.com/Calvin_Uni

Contacts: Matt Kucinski, Calvin University media relations, msk23@calvin.edu, 1 616 526 8935

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Thursday, Oct. 24 12:00 PM Michigan Senate Economic and Small Business Development Committee meeting – Michigan Senate Economic and Small Business Development Committee meeting, with agenda including consideration of ‘SB 384 – Crimes; other; certain definitions regarding the requirements for the resale of event tickets at higher or lower prices; provide for’, ‘SB 385 – Crimes; other; certain requirements regarding the resale of event tickets at higher or lower prices; provide for, ‘SB 492 – Economic development; Michigan strategic fund; good jobs for Michigan program; eliminate sunset and cap’

Location: Binsfeld Office Building, 201 Townsend St, Lansing, MI

Weblinks: http://www.senate.michigan.gov/committee/econ_dev.html

Contacts: Elena Palombo, Committee Clerk, 1 517 373 1721

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Thursday, Oct. 24 – Saturday, Oct. 26 Net Impact Conference – Net Impact Conference NI19, helping attendees to ‘turn passion for social and environmental impact into a purposeful career’

Location: TCF Center, 1 Washington Blvd, Detroit, MI

Weblinks: http://netimpact.org/conference, https://twitter.com/netimpact

Contacts: Net Impact – Press, media@netimpact.org, 1 415 495 4230

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Thursday, Oct. 24 Michigan Cancer Consortium Annual Meeting

Location: Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center, 219 S Harrison Rd, East Lansing, MI

Weblinks: https://www.michigan.gov/mdhhs, https://twitter.com/MichiganHHS

Contacts: Lynn Sutfin, SutfinL1@michigan.gov, 1 517 241 2112

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Thursday, Oct. 24 8:00 AM Dow Inc: Q3 2019 Earning conference call / Webcast

Weblinks: https://investors.dow.com/en/events-and-presentations/default.aspx, https://twitter.com/DowChemical

Contacts: Neal Sheorey, Dow Inc Investor Relations, nrsheorey@dow.com, 1 989 636 6347

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Thursday, Oct. 24 CMS Energy: Q3 2019 Results

Weblinks: http://www.cmsenergy.com/investor-relations/events-and-presentations/default.aspx

Contacts: Travis Uphaus, CMS Energy Investor Relations, travis.uphaus@cmsenergy.com, 1 517 768 3114

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Friday, Oct. 25 7:30 AM Battle Creek Community Run – Kellogg Community College Police Academy 2019 Battle Creek Community Run, an annual Law Enforcement Torch Run to benefit Special Olympics Michigan

Location: Miller Physical Education Building, Battle Creek, MI

Weblinks: http://www.kellogg.edu/

Contacts: Eric Greene, Kellogg Community College, greenee@kellogg.edu, 1 269 966 4088

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Friday, Oct. 25 8:30 AM City of Grand Rapids Annual To College Through College Summit – City of Grand Rapids Annual To College Through College Summit, ‘A Celebration of Partnership’, featuring a recommitment ceremony with local college and university presidents, City of Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids Public Schools (GRPS) and T2C Studio students. Speakers include National League of Cities Education and Expanded Learning Director Audrey Hutchinson, Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss, Michigan state Sen. Winnie Brinks, and GRPS Interim Superintendent Ronald Gorman

Location: Wisner-Bottrall Applied Technology Center, 151 Fountain St NE, Grand Rapids, MI

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

Contacts: Steven Guitar, Executive Office, sguitar@grcity.us, 1 616 456 3773, 1 586 255 0695

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Friday, Oct. 25 10:00 AM House Technology subcommittee field hearing on smart mobility – Research and Technology Subcommittee field hearing on ‘Smart Mobility: It’s a Community Issue’, with testimony from Oakland County Executive David Coulter; Smart Cities Lab Executive Director Mark Dowd; Carnegie Mellon University Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Dr Raj Rajkumar; Wayne State University College of Engineering Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Dr Tierra Bills; and Robert Bosch Technical Expert and Manager of Public/Private Partnerships Scott Averitt

Location: Livonia City Hall, 33000 Civic Center Dr, Livonia, MI

Weblinks: http://science.house.gov, https://twitter.com/HouseScience

Contacts: House Science, Space, and Technology Committee, 1 202 225 6375

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Friday, Oct. 25 11:00 AM McLaren Greater Lansing ‘topping out’ ceremony – McLaren Greater Lansing President and CEO Kirk Ray and Facilities Director Austin Holcomb, and Barton Malow Construction General Superintendent Gary Hatter attend ‘topping out’ ceremony to celebrate final beam placement for the new $450 million hospital in South Lansing

Location: Granger Building, 3245 Technology Blvd, Lansing, MI

Weblinks: https://www.mclaren.org/main/home.aspx, https://twitter.com/McLarenGL

Contacts: Jon Adamy, Jon.Adamy@mclaren.org, 1 517 975 7102

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Friday, Oct. 25 12:15 PM University of Michigan Health System workers hold protest at groundbreaking for University of Michigan Hospital

Location: Samuel and Jean Frankel Cardiovascular Center, 1500 E Medical Center Dr, Ann Arbor, MI

Weblinks: http://www.umpnc.org/

Contacts: Roger Kerson, RK Communications, rkerson@gmail.com, 1 734 645 0535

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Friday, Oct. 25 – Saturday, Oct. 26 GLBD Conference – Great Lakes Bioneers Detroit Conference, titled ‘The Planet will Survive. Will We?’

Location: University of Detroit Mercy, 4001 W McNichols Rd, Detroit, MI

Weblinks: http://www.udmercy.edu, https://twitter.com/UDMDetroit

Contacts: Gary Erwin, University of Detroit Mercy, erwingj@udmercy.edu, 1 313 993 1254

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Friday, Oct. 25 Voting to ratify UAW tentative agreement with General Motors closes following weeks of strike action – UAW workers at General Motors in the U.S. have until today to ratify a tentative agreement between the union and the carmaker after the GM National Council accepted the agreement earlier this month. The union represents 48,000 workers at GM who have been on strike since last month following the union’s decision not to extend the current 2015 Collective Bargaining Agreement following the breakdown of contract negotiations. Workers remain on strike until ratification

Weblinks: http://www.uaw.org, https://twitter.com/UAW

Contacts: UAW press, pr@uaw.net, 1 313 926 5000; Brian Rothenberg , UAW, brothenberg@uaw.net, 1 614 207 3237 ;

Accredited Press should RSVP to vpiscopo@uaw.net and there will be a working press room

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Saturday, Oct. 26 8:30 AM 2019 Michigan Christmas tree delivered to State Capitol – 2019 Michigan Christmas tree delivered to State Capitol, coordinated by the Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget

Location: Michigan State Capitol, 100 N Capitol Ave, Lansing, MI

Weblinks: http://www.michigan.gov/dtmb, https://twitter.com/MI_DTMB

Contacts: Christyn Herman, hermanc3@michigan.gov, 1 517 897 6969

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Saturday, Oct. 26 3:00 PM Democratic Rep. Brenda Lawrence, who is running for re-election, hosts birthday celebration

Location: Park West Gallery, 29469 Northwestern Hwy, Southfield, MI

Weblinks: http://brendalawrence.com, https://twitter.com/BrendaLLawrence

Contacts: Brenda Lawrence for Congress, info@brendalawrence.com, 1 313 319 2064, https://twitter.com/BrendaLLawrence