Michigan Daybook

Associated Press Michigan Daybook for Thursday, Apr. 09.

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Thursday, Apr. 09 11:00 AM MDP discuss Trump’s coronavirus response – Michigan Democratic Party holds a press conference call to highlight the Trump administration’s ‘chaotic and incomplete’ response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the impact it has had on the black community. Speakers include Illinois state Rep. Tyrone Carter and Pontiac Mayor Deirdre Waterman

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

Contacts: Christian Slater, Michigan Democratic Party, cslater@michigandems.com, 1 616 836 1832

Please RSVP with Christian Slater at cslater@michigandems.com or 616-836-1832. Call in information will be provided after RSVP.


Thursday, Apr. 09 1:00 PM Dem Rep. Elissa Slotkin introduces legislation to boost U.S. manufacturing role – Democratic Rep. Elissa Slotkin announces legislation to ensure the U.S. is better prepared for future public health crises and that the country is ‘never again dependent on foreign sources of critical homeland defense items’

Weblinks: https://slotkin.house.gov/, https://twitter.com/RepSlotkin

Contacts: Hannah Lindow, Office of Rep. Elissa Slotkin, hannah.lindow@mail.house.gov, 1 517 488 8286

TO JOIN THE EVENT You can access the conference here: https://zoom.us/j/547124615 You can join the audio-only phone conference at: 312-626-6799 Meeting ID: 547 124 615


Thursday, Apr. 09 3:00 PM Michigan Gov. Whitmer provides coronavirus updates – Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer and Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Chief Medical Executive Dr Joneigh Khaldun will provide an update regarding the state’s response efforts to the coronavirus (COVID-19)

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

Contacts: Dale George, GeorgeD5@michigan.gov, 1 517 284 3922

Satellite Coordinates: Galaxy 16 4G 2:40-4pm Downlink frequency: 11795.75 V Symbol: 4.0 FEC: 3/4 8PSK DVB-S2 1080i 59.94 MPEG 4 Satellite coordinates provided by WLNS-TV 6 Social Media and Live Streaming: Twitter.com/MichStatePolice Facebook.com/MichiganStatePolice Audio File: An MP3 audio file will be available to download shortly after the conclusion of the update at: MichMab.com.


Thursday, Apr. 09 4:00 PM Michigan SiX host telephone town hall – Michigan State Innovation Exchange (SiX) host a telephone town hall n what legislators are doing to protect our health, workers, and democracy during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, with Michigan state Reps. Laurie Pohutsky, Matt Koleszar, and Darrin Camilleri and state Sen. Erika Geiss. Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer is also expected to join a portion of the call

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

Contacts: Lisa Keith, Michigan Senate, 1 517 373 6091

REGISTER HERE: https://tthm.wufoo.com/forms/youre-invited-to-a-w-wayne-teletownhall/




Thursday, Apr. 09 8:00 AM Webcast

Weblinks: https://corporate.dow.com/en-us, https://twitter.com/DowChemical

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


Thursday, Apr. 09 Gentex Corp: Q1 2020 Ex-dividend date

Weblinks: http://ir.gentex.com/

Contacts: Connie Hamblin, Gentex Corp Investor Relations, 1 616 772 1590 x 5814


Thursday, Apr. 09 Masco Corp: Q1 2020 Ex-dividend date

Weblinks: http://investors.masco.com/, https://twitter.com/MascoCareers

Contacts: David Chaika, Masco Corp Investor Relations, david_chaika@mascohq.com, 1 313 792 5500



Friday, Apr. 10 9:00 AM CANCELED: Wayne County Parks annual Marshmallow Drop – CANCELED: Wayne County Parks annual Marshmallow Drop. Over 20,000 marshmallows are dropped from a helicopter for children to collect and trade in for a prize * Canceled due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

Location: Elizabeth Park, 4250 Elizabeth Dr, Trenton, MI

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

Contacts: Kaye Byrd, Dept of Public Services, kbyrd@waynecounty.com, 1 313 600 0043


Friday, Apr. 10 10:00 AM CANCELED: CSAS 10th annual UM-Pakistan Conference – CANCELED: University of Michigan Center For South Asian Studies holds 10th annual UM-Pakistan Conference, which ‘seeks to engage academics, activists, and artists in a discussion of the global and mobile realities of Pakistan’

Location: Weiser Hall, 500 Church St, Ann Arbor, MI

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

Contacts: Mandira Banerjee, University of Michigan press, mandirab@umich.edu, 1 734 764 4251


Friday, Apr. 10 Good Friday – Good Friday (aka Holy Friday), religious holiday commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ