Michigan Daybook

Associated Press Michigan Daybook for Sunday, Nov. 11.

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Sunday, Nov. 11 10:00 AM 2018 Detroit Veterans Day Parade

Location: Detroit, MI

Weblinks: https://www.detroitveteransdayparade.org/

Contacts: Phil Harrison, Detroit Veterans Day Parade, 1 248 909 3773


Sunday, Nov. 11 5:00 PM Oakland County Democratic Party 58th Annual Philip A. Hart Dinner, honoring Dem Rep. Sander Levin

Location: Shriners Silver Garden Event Center, 24350 Southfield Rd, Southfield, MI

Weblinks: https://ocdp.org/, https://twitter.com/OaklandDems

Contacts: OCDP office, info@ocdp.org, 1 248 584 0510

Dinner begins at 6:00 PM


Sunday, Nov. 11 5:30 PM Holocaust Memorial Center Zekelman Family Campus Anniversary Dinner, featuring a presentation by actor George Takei

Location: Congregation Shaarey Zedek, 27375 Bell Road, Southfield, MI

Weblinks: http://www.holocaustcenter.org/, https://twitter.com/HolocaustMI

Contacts: Holocaust Memorial Center , info@holocaustcenter.org, 1 248 553 2400

Private event


Sunday, Nov. 11 Veterans Day


Sunday, Nov. 11 ‘Bells of Peace’ mark 100th anniversary of the end of WWI – ‘Bells of Peace: A World War One Remembrance’, with U.S. citizens and organizations across the country invited to toll bells in their communities 21 times at 11:00 AM local time to honor the 116,516 U.S. men and women who died in World War I, on the 100th anniversary of the end of the war. Bells are tolled in communities across the nation in places of worship, schools, town halls, public carillons, and cemeteries, including at the National Cathedral in Washington, DC at an interfaith service to mark the centennial of the Armistice * This year’s Honorary Bell of Peace is the Liberty Bell, housed at Independence Park in Philadelphia. The Centennial Bell is tolled in Philadelphia’s Independence Hall at 11:11 AM EST to mark the Armistice, with the cracked Liberty Bell ‘silent in her enclosure nearby’

Weblinks: http://ww1cc.org/bells, https://twitter.com/WW1CC, #TollTheBell

Contacts: Chris Isleib, WW1CC public affairs director, chris.isleib@worldwar1centennial.org



Monday, Nov. 12 7:30 AM Annual Hon. Steven W. Rhodes Consumer Bankruptcy Conference

Location: Somerset Inn, 2601 West Big Beaver Road, Troy, MI

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

Contacts: ABI events, meetings@abiworld.org, 1 703 739 0800


Monday, Nov. 12 10:30 AM Dem Rep. Debbie Dingell delivers ‘Smiles for Veterans’ cards to vets – Democratic Rep. Debbie Dingell delivers ‘Smiles for Veterans’ cards from local students to vets in Michigan, to thank them for their service to the country

Location: VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, 2215 Fuller Rd, Ann Arbor, MI

Weblinks: http://debbiedingell.house.gov, https://twitter.com/RepDebDingell

Contacts: Maggie Rousseau, Office of Rep. Debbie Dingell communications, Maggie.Rousseau@mail.house.gov, 1 202 315 8446



Tuesday, Nov. 13 10:00 AM Senate Governmental Affairs Committee minority field summit on ‘the PFAS crisis in Michigan’ – ‘The Local, State, and Federal Response to the PFAS Crisis in Michigan’ – a Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs minority field summit hosted by Ranking Member Gary Peters, featuring CDC National Center for Environmental Health/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry Director Dr Patrick Breysse, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality Environmental Specialist Robert Delaney, Michigan PFAS Action Response Team Director Carol Issacs, Kent County Health Department Administrative Health Officer Adam London, Grand Valley State University Robert B. Annis Water Resources Institute Professor Dr Richard Rediske, Environmental Protection Agency Region V Administrator Cathy Stepp, Belmont, MI, resident Sandy Wynn-Stelt, and National Wildlife Federation Great Lakes Regional Center Communications Coordinator Drew Youngedyke

Location: Richard M. DeVos Center, Grand Valley State University, 401 Fulton St W, Grand Rapids, MI

Weblinks: http://hsgac.senate.gov/, https://twitter.com/SenateHSGAC

Contacts: Senate Committee on Homeland Security, 1 202 224 2627


Tuesday, Nov. 13 USCIS begins expansion of its Information Services Modernization Program to key field offices – U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services begins expansion of its Information Services Modernization Program to its key field offices, starting with the Detroit Field Office and the five offices in the Los Angeles District. The program (which launched as a pilot in March) ends self-scheduling of InfoPass appointments and instead encourages applicants to use online information resources to view general how-to information and check case statuses through the USCIS Contact Center * Field offices in the Newark, Great Lakes, and San Francisco districts will implement the program during the first quarter of fiscal year 2019, with USCIS anticipating expanding the program to all remaining field offices by the end of FY’19

Weblinks: http://www.uscis.gov, https://twitter.com/uscis

Contacts: USCIS Public Affairs , 1 202 272 1200




Tuesday, Nov. 13 Masco Corp: Q3 2018 Dividend payment 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