Michigan Daybook

Associated Press Michigan Daybook for Friday, Oct. 26.

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Friday, Oct. 26 8:00 AM Michigan State University Board of Trustees meeting

Location: Hannah Administration Building, 426 Auditorium Rd, East Lansing, MI

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

Contacts: Emily Guerrant, Michigan State University, media@msu.edu, 1 517 353 7077


Friday, Oct. 26 11:00 AM Dem Michigan Congressional candidate Rob Davidson receives Alliance for Retired Americans endorsement – Democratic Michigan 2nd Congressional District candidate Rob Davidson receives endorsement from Alliance for Retired Americans, via media call with ARA President Richard Long

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

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

CALL-IN: (605) 468-8790; code: 369347


Friday, Oct. 26 5:00 PM Barack Obama campaigns in Michigan for Dem candidates – Former President Barack Obama campaigns in Michigan for Democrats Sen. Debbie Stabenow, Michigan gubernatorial nominee Gretchen Whitmer and Michigan congressional candidates Matt Longjohn (6th), Gretchen Driskell (7th), Elissa Slotkin (8th), and Haley Stevens (11th) * Earlier today, Obama attended a campaign rally for Wisconsin Dem candidates in Milwaukee

Location: Cass Technical High School, 2501 2nd Ave, Detroit, MI

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

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

Media Preset: 2:30 PM; Security Sweep: 3:00-5:00 PM; Doors Open to Public: 5:00 PM


Friday, Oct. 26 5:30 PM Southwest Action Group holds event to announce plans for a new Town Square, with attendees include Lansing Mayor Andy Schor

Location: Pleasant Grove Plaza, Pleasant Grove and Holmes, Lansing, MI

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

Contacts: Valerie Marchand, Office of Mayor Andy Schor, Valerie.marchand@lansingmi.gov, 1 517 483 4179


Friday, Oct. 26 6:00 PM Republican Michigan 11th Congressional District candidate Lena Epstein holds a campaign rally with Second Lady Karen Pence

Location: Lena for Congress Campaign Office, 4088 Haggerty Rd, Commerce Charter Twp, MI

Weblinks: https://lenaforcongress.com/, https://twitter.com/lenaepstein

Contacts: Lena Epstein for Congress, 1 248 483 0480, https://twitter.com/lenaepstein

Doors open: 5:30pm



Saturday, Oct. 27 1:00 PM Dem Rep. Dan Kildee attends roundtable on drinking water with New York Congressional candidate – New York 19th Congressional District candidate Antonio Delgado hosts ‘Drinking Water Roundtable’ with Democratic Rep. Dan Kildee, to hear directly from residents in Hoosick Falls who have been impacted by contaminated drinking water * Rep. Kildee later joins Delgado for a canvassing event (3:00 PM EDT)

Location: BYTE, 15 John Street, Hoosick Falls, NY

Weblinks: https://www.delgadoforcongress.com/, https://twitter.com/DelgadoforNY19

Contacts: Melissa Toufanian, Delgado for Congress, melissa@delgadoforcongress.com, 1 518 248 7343



Sunday, Oct. 28 11:00 AM DGA Chair Inslee campaigns with Dem candidates in Michigan – Democratic Governors Association Chair Jay Inslee campaigns in Michigan, attending the Ann Arbor Environmental Day of Action with the Sierra Club at Ann Arbor ONE Campaign Office, 3502 W Liberty Rd, Ann Arbor (11:00 AM EDT); canvass kickoff events at 37144 Six Mile Rd, Livonia (12:00 PM EDT) and 14615 Northline Rd, Southgate (1:00 PM EDT); Get Out the Vote rally with Dems Michigan gubernatorial nominee Gretchen Whitmer and Rep. Debbie Dingell at 23345 King Rd, Brownstown Charter Twp (2:00 PM EDT); and a canvass kickoff at 532 Rambow Drive, Monroe (4:00 PM EDT)

Weblinks: http://www.democraticgovernors.org, https://twitter.com/demgovs

Contacts: Jared Leopold, DGA press, leopold@dga.net, 1 202 772 5600

Interested press is asked to kindly RSVP to these events to Miller@DGA.net


Sunday, Oct. 28 – Tuesday, Oct. 30 CityLab annual event

Location: Detroit, MI

Weblinks: http://citylab2018.theatlantic.com/, https://twitter.com/atlanticlive

Contacts: Anna Bross, The Atlantic, abross@theatlantic.com, 1 202 266 7714, https://twitter.com/AnnaCBross


UPDATED EVENT: Sunday, Oct. 28 We Came as Romans play tribute concert to late singer Kyle Pavone – We Came as Romans pay tribute to their late singer, Kyle Pavone, with the ‘Promise Me Tribute’ concert, featuring performances from Tyler Carter (Issues), Jake Luhrs (August Burns Red), Matty Mullins (Memphis May Fire) and Eric Vanlerberghe (I Prevail). Proceeds benefit the Kyle Pavone Foundation, which offers musicians counselling services for mental health issues and substance abuse * Pavone died 25 Aug of an accidental overdose

Location: The Fillmore Detroit, 2115 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI

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

Contacts: Amy Sciarretto, Atom Splitter PR, amy@atomsplitterpr.com, 1 201 965 8768