Michigan Daybook

Associated Press Michigan Daybook for Saturday, Oct. 24.

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Saturday, Oct. 24 11:00 AM City of Grand Rapids holds car parade to celebrate approval of the South Division Corridor Plan – City of Grand Rapids holds car parade to celebrate approval of the South Division Corridor Plan * Parade begins Division Avenue S from Wealthy Street SE to Alger Street SE, an after party takes place in the parking lot of La Casa de la Cobija, 2355 Division Ave

Location: Grand Rapids, MI

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

Contacts: Katrina Danko, 1 616 456 4101


Saturday, Oct. 24 DEA hosts 19th National Prescription Drug Take-Back day at sites across the nation – 19th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, hosted by the Drug Enforcement Administration, with potentially dangerous unused, unwanted, and expired prescription medications collected for destruction – free of charge and with no questions asked – at collection sites operated by law enforcement agencies and other community partners * Ninth event was intended to be the last, with new disposal regulations having come into force allowing certain DEA registrants (manufacturers, distributors, reverse distributors, narcotic treatment programs, retail pharmacies, and hospitals/clinics with an on-site pharmacy) to become authorized collectors, but the agency subsequently said that ‘overwhelming participation’ in all 50 states showed a ‘clear need’ to continue the service * Tablets, capsules, patches, and other solid forms collected, along with e-cigarette devices with the batteries removed. Liquids (including intravenous solutions), syringes and other sharps, and illegal drugs not collected

Weblinks: https://takebackday.dea.gov/, https://twitter.com/DEANews

Contacts: DEA Public Affairs, DEA.Public.Affairs@usdoj.gov, 1 202 307 7977



Sunday, Oct. 25 12:00 PM Southfield residents participate in #WalkTheVote community parade – Southfield residents participate in #WalkTheVote community parade, to bring their ballot to the ballot box, as part of a celebratory nationwide movement to encourage and support early voting

Location: Southfield Public Library, 26300 Evergreen Rd, Southfield, MI

Weblinks: , #walkthevote

Contacts: Thomas Foye, Rubenstein, tfoye@Rubenstein.com, 1 908 721 7115


Sunday, Oct. 25 Kamala Harris on campaign trail in Michigan – 2020 Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris campaigns in Michigan, with a stop in Detroit

Weblinks: https://joebiden.com/, https://twitter.com/JoeBiden

Contacts: Joe Biden for President press, BidenPress@joebiden.com



Monday, Oct. 26 8:30 AM Chicago Fed National Activity Index (CFNAI)

Weblinks: http://www.chicagofed.org, https://twitter.com/ChicagoFed

Contacts: Scott Brave, FRB Chicago, sbrave@frbchi.org, 1 312 322 5784


Monday, Oct. 26 1:30 PM Oakland County Executive Coulter unveils new economic development strategy – Oakland County Executive David Coulter unveils Oakland County’s new economic development strategy, at event with Deputy County Executive Sean Carlson, Oakland County Michigan Works! Director Jennifer Llewellyn, Oakland County Economic Development Business Development Representative Dom Holmes, and Royal Oak Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Shelly Kemp

Location: L. Brooks Patterson Executive Building Conference Center, 2100 Pontiac Lake Rd, Waterford Twp, MI

Weblinks: http://www.oakgov.com/Pages/home.aspx, https://twitter.com/oakgov

Contacts: Jaime Fenner, Oakland County, fennerj@oakgov.com


Monday, Oct. 26 6:30 PM Dem Rep. Debbie Dingell hosts virtual town hall – Democratic Rep. Debbie Dingell hosts virtual town hall on environmental and economic development issues, with Wayne County, MI, Assistant County Executive Khalil Rahal, and Trenton, MI, Mayor Steve Rzeppa

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

Contacts: Maggie Rousseau, Rep. Debbie Dingell communications, Maggie@Mail.House.Gov



Monday, Oct. 26 – Tuesday, Oct. 27 CANCELED: Pri-Med Regional Conference Dearborn – CANCELED: Pri-Med Regional Conference Dearborn * Canceled due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

Location: The Henry, 300 Town Center Drive, Dearborn, MI

Weblinks: http://www.pri-med.com, https://twitter.com/PriMedCME

Contacts: Pri-Med Support, support@pri-med.com, 1 877 477 4633