Michigan Daybook

Associated Press Michigan Daybook for Monday, Nov. 19.

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Monday, Nov. 19 10:00 AM Skillman Foundation Float Design Contest winner announced – The Skillman Foundation and The Parade Company announce the winner of the 27th Annual Skillman Foundation Float Design Contest for America’s Thanksgiving Parade, presented by Art Van. Speakers include The Skillman Foundation President and CEO Tonya Allen, and The Parade Company President and CEO Tony Michaels

Location: Parade Co, 9500 Mt Elliott St, Detroit, MI

Weblinks: http://www.theparade.org, https://twitter.com/ParadeCo

Contacts: Sara Campbell, lovio george, scampbell@loviogeorge.com, 1 313 832 2210

Media should RSVP in advance to Sara Campbell at scampbell@loviogeorge.com

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Monday, Nov. 19 1:30 PM Motor City Match announces winners of its 13th round of awards – Motor City Match announces $500,000 in cash grants to 10 new small businesses in its 13th round of awards. Speakers include Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan and members of Detroit Economic Growth Corporation’s (DEGC) Small Business Team. Mayor Duggan and the DEGC also commemorate Coyote Hawk Design Center’s recent opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony

Location: Coyote Hawk Design Center, 3106 Bellevue St, Detroit, MI

Weblinks: http://www.degc.org/

Contacts: Charlotte Fisher, Detroit Economic Growth Corporation, cfisher@degc.org, 1 313 303 8869

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Monday, Nov. 19 2:00 PM City of Grand Rapids announces results from bicycle and pedestrian safety campaign – Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss participates in a press conference announcing results of the City’s Vision Zero Summer of Safety 2018 education campaign, with Grand Rapids Police Chief David Rahinsky and Sgt. Cathy Williams, City Commissioner Ruth Kelly, and Grand Rapids Transportation Planning/Programs Supervisor Kristin Bennett

Location: Grand Rapids City Hall, 300 Monroe Ave NW, 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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Monday, Nov. 19 3:45 PM Macomb County and student robotics team hold FIRST Robotics open house – Macomb County, the Macomb Intermediate School District (MISD) and students from the International Academy of Macomb’s I.AM.Robot FIRST Robotics team host an open house and panel discussion to showcase FIRST Robotics and its role in building a STEM-trained workforce for the future

Location: Macomb Intermediate School District, 1100, 44001 Garfield Rd, Clinton Twp, MI

Weblinks: http://macombgov.org/

Contacts: Vicky Rad, Macomb County, Vicky.rad@macomb.gov, 1 586 469 5285

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Monday, Nov. 19 5:30 PM GOP Rep. David Trott attends Oakland County, MI, Republican Party Appreciation Reception – Oakland County Republican Party Appreciation Reception in Michigan, honoring GOP elected officials from the county who are stepping away from public service. Honorees include Republican Rep. David Trott

Location: Heathers Club of Bloomfield, 900 Upper Scotsborough Way, Bloomfield Hills, MI

Weblinks: http://www.oaklandgop.net, https://twitter.com/OCRP

Contacts: Oakland County GOP, info@oaklandgop.net, 1 248 499 7288

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Monday, Nov. 19 5:30 PM Lansing Committee of the Whole meeting

Location: Lansing City Hall, 124 W Michigan Ave, Lansing, MI

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

Contacts: Sherrie Boak, City Council Office, 1 517 483 7683

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Tuesday, Nov. 20 9:00 AM Oakland County Adoption Day event – Oakland County Adoption Day event, themed ‘Giving Thanks for Families’. Attendees include Court of Appeals Judge Amy Ronayne Krause, Court of Appeals Judge Anica Letica, and Oakland Circuit Judges Mary Ellen Brennan, Victoria Valentine, Lisa Gorcyca and Karen McDonald

Location: Oakland County Circuit Court, 1200 N Telegraph Rd, Pontiac, MI

Weblinks: http://courts.mi.gov

Contacts: John Nevin, Michigan Courts communications director, 1 517 373 0129

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Tuesday, Nov. 20 4:00 PM Lansing Committee on Public Service meeting

Location: Lansing City Hall, 124 W Michigan Ave, Lansing, MI

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

Contacts: Sherrie Boak, City Council Office, 1 517 483 7683

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Tuesday, Nov. 20 5:30 PM Lansing Mayor Andy Schor attends Lansing SAVE Night orientation and carnival welcoming event

Location: Don Johnson Fieldhouse, 220 N Pennsylvania Ave, 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

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Wednesday, Nov. 21 8:30 AM Lansing Committee on Intergovernmental Relations meeting

Location: Lansing City Hall, 124 W Michigan Ave, Lansing, MI

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

Contacts: Sherrie Boak, City Council Office, 1 517 483 7683

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Wednesday, Nov. 21 Bob Seger and The Silver Bullet Band begin last-ever tour – Bob Seger and The Silver Bullet Band begin the Travelin’ Man Tour, their last-ever tour, bringing an end to a career that has spanned over 50 years * Seger had to cancel a number of shows last year after undergoing emergency surgery on his back for a ruptured disk

Location: Van Andel Arena, 130 Fulton West, Grand Rapids, MI

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

Contacts: Sujata Murthy, Universal Music Enterprises, sujata.murthy@umusic.com, 1 310 865 7812