Michigan Daybook

Associated Press Michigan Daybook for Friday, Mar. 15.

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NEW EVENT: Friday, Mar. 15 8:45 AM Michigan Lt. Gov. Gilchrist reads to students in Belleville and Ann Arbor – Michigan Lieutenant Governor Garlin Gilchrist reads to elementary students, as part of National Reading Month, at Tyler Elementary School, 42200 Tyler Rd, Belleville (8:45 AM EDT) and Logan Elementary School, 2685 Traver Rd, Ann Arbor (1:00 PM EDT)

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

Contacts: Office of the Michigan Governor, BrownT56@michigan.gov


Friday, Mar. 15 10:00 AM Youth Climate Strikes in Michigan – Youth Climate Strikes held in Michigan, as part of a day of strikes across the country calling for the ‘Green New Deal, for a fair and just transition to a 100% renewable economy, and for ending the creation of additional fossil fuel infrastructure’. Events take place at The Open Space, 11 W Grandview Pkwy, Traverse City (10:00 AM EDT); Rosa Parks Circle, 135 Monroe Center St, Grand Rapids (12:00 PM EDT); Michigan State Capital, 110 N Capitol Ave, Lansing (12:00 PM EDT); and U of M Diag, 525 S State St, Ann Arbor (12:00 PM EDT)

Weblinks: https://www.youthclimatestrikeus.org/, https://twitter.com/climatestrikeus

Contacts: Youth Climate Strike press, pressyouthclimatestrike@gmail.com


NEW EVENT: Friday, Mar. 15 10:00 AM Michigan Gov. Whitmer continues ‘Road to Opportunity Tour’ – Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer continues her ‘Road to Opportunity Tour’ with stops at P.J. Wallbank Springs, 2121 Beard St, Port Huron (10:00 AM EDT), H.D. Crull Elementary School, 2615 Hancock St, Port Huron (12:00 PM EDT), and Will L. Lee Elementary, 68399 South Forest, Richmond (1:30 PM EDT)

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

Contacts: Office of the Michigan Governor, BrownT56@michigan.gov


NEW EVENT: Friday, Mar. 15 10:30 AM Dearborn Police Department hold a press conference to deliver ‘major’ crime updates

Location: Dearborn Administrative Center, 16901 Michigan Ave, Dearborn, MI

Weblinks: http://www.cityofdearborn.org

Contacts: Nancy Hamood Strutz, Dearborn Police Department, nstrutz@ci.dearborn.mi.us, 1 313 943 2236


NEW EVENT: Friday, Mar. 15 11:30 AM Dem Rep. Dan Kildee speaks at ribbon-cutting in Bay City, MI – Democratic Rep. Dan Kildee delivers remarks at ribbon-cutting ceremony for Legacy Building in Bay City, MI * Formally named the Crapo Building, the Legacy Building was once a bank and will now host 26 apartments along with restaurants and commercial space

Location: 213 Center Ave, Bay City, MI

Weblinks: http://dankildee.house.gov/, https://twitter.com/RepDanKildee

Contacts: Robyn Bryan, Office of Rep. Dan Kildee, Robyn.Bryan@mail.house.gov, 1 202 256 6655

Media interested in attending must RSVP to Robyn Bryan by email at Robyn.Bryan@mail.house.gov or by telephone at 202-256-6655


Friday, Mar. 15 1:00 PM Transportation Improvement Association unveil billboard design for National Distracted Driving Awareness Month – Transportation Improvement Association hold a press conference to unveil student-created distracted driving awareness billboard design that will be featured throughout Michigan during National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Attendees include TIA CEO Jim Santilli, Macomb County Sheriff Anthony Wickersham, Michigan State Police F/Lt. Michael Shaw, and Dakota High School students

Location: Dakota High School, 21051 21 Mile Rd, Macomb, MI

Weblinks: http://www.tiasafety.us/, https://twitter.com/tiasafety

Contacts: Jim Santilli, jsantilli@tiasafety.us, 1 586 925 8000


NEW EVENT: Friday, Mar. 15 2:00 PM Dem Sen. Debbie Stabenow kicks off health care visits in Michigan – Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow kicks off health care ‘check-in’ visits in Michigan, to hear first-hand from Michigan patients, providers, and other stakeholders about their challenges and needs. Agenda includes stops at IBio Bldg, Wayne State University, 6135 Woodward Ave, Detroit (2:00 PM EDT), Children’s Center, 79 W Alexandrine St, Detroit (3:00 PM EDT), and CHASS Southwest Health Center, 5635 W Fort St, Detroit (4:00 PM EDT)

Location: Detroit, MI

Weblinks: http://stabenow.senate.gov/, https://twitter.com/SenStabenow

Contacts: Nirmeen Fahmy, Sen. Debbie Stabenow press, Nirmeen_Fahmy@stabenow.senate.gov, 1 202 224 0285


Friday, Mar. 15 3:00 PM Macomb County FIRST Robotics competition behind-the-scenes tour – Macomb County FIRST Robotics competition behind-the-scenes tour, with Lisa Savage (FIRST in Michigan), Macomb County Planning and Economic Development Interim Director Vicky Rad, and Macomb County Deputy County Executive John Paul Rea

Location: Center Line High School, 26300 Arsenal St, Center Line, MI

Weblinks: http://macombgov.org/

Contacts: Megan Ochmanek, megan.ochmanek@macombgov.org, 1 586 469 6291


UPDATED EVENT: Friday, Mar. 15 5:00 PM Dem Rep. Elissa Slotkin holds public forum on campaign finance reform and voting rights – Democratic Rep. Elissa Slotkin holds public forum on ‘H.R. 1’, campaign finance reform, and voting rights. Attendees include End Citizens United President and Executive Director Tiffany Muller, and Michigan Secretary of State’s Legal Policy Director Jonathan Brater

Location: Fairview School, 815 N Fairview Ave, Lansing, MI

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

Media should RSVP by contacting Hannah Lindow at Hannah.Lindow@Mail.House.Gov




Friday, Mar. 15 BorgWarner Inc: Q4 2018 Dividend payment date

Weblinks: http://www.bwauto.com/invest/

Contacts: Ken Lamb , BorgWarner Inc Investor Relations, ir@borgwarner.com, 1 248 754 0872


Friday, Mar. 15 Kellogg Co: Q1 2019 Dividend payment date

Weblinks: http://investor.kelloggs.com/, https://twitter.com/KelloggCompany

Contacts: John Renwick, Kellogg investor relations, John.Renwick@Kellogg.com, 1 269 961 2800


Friday, Mar. 15 Whirlpool Corp: Q1 2019 Dividend payment date

Weblinks: http://investors.whirlpoolcorp.com/events.cfm, https://twitter.com/WhirlpoolCorp

Contacts: Larry Venturelli, Whirlpool investor relations, larry_m_venturelli@whirlpool.com, 1 269 923 3189



Saturday, Mar. 16 9:00 AM UAW-Ford host ‘Be You’ Women’s Extravaganza, an event focused on inspiring and empowering women

Location: UAW-Ford National Programs Center, 151 W Jefferson Ave, Detroit, MI

Weblinks: http://uawford.org/

Contacts: Sam Abrams, sabrams6@ford.com, 1 313 392 7160



Sunday, Mar. 17 12:30 PM Dem Rep. Rashida Tlaib speaks at CAIR Michigan Annual Banquet – Council on American-Islamic Relations Michigan Annual Banquet, titled ‘Faith Led, Justice Driven.’ Speakers include Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib

Location: Burton Manor, 27777 Schoolcraft Rd, Livonia, MI

Weblinks: http://www.cairmichigan.org, https://twitter.com/CAIRMI

Contacts: Dawud Walid, CAIR-MI executive director, dwalid@cair.com, 1 248 842 1418