Michigan Daybook

Associated Press Michigan Daybook for Wednesday, Sep. 12.

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Wednesday, Sep. 12 9:00 AM Dem Sen. Debbie Stabenow delivers remarks at eBay Retail Revival program kickoff event – Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow, Lansing, MI, Mayor Andy Schor, and eBay Global Impact and Giving Head Chris Librie deliver remarks at eBay Retail Revival program kickoff event

Location: Cooley Law School Stadium, 505 E Michigan 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

All media that plan to attend should RSVP to Caitlin Talty (Caitlin.Talty@edelman.com) by Tuesday, September 11 at 9:00 AM. Check-in will be required.

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Wednesday, Sep. 12 10:30 AM MASU unveil new marketing campaign on encouraging high school – Michigan Association of State Universities (MASU) unveil new marketing campaign on encouraging high school, via press conference. Speakers include MASU CEO Dan Hurley

Location: Michigan Association of State Universities, 101 S Washington Square, Lansing, MI

Weblinks: https://www.masu.org/

Contacts: Daniel Hurley, Michigan Association of State Universities, 1 517 482 1563

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Wednesday, Sep. 12 11:00 AM Public visitation held for Richard DeVos in Michigan – Public visitation held for Richard DeVos in Grand Rapids, MI * DeVos, co-founder of Amway and Orlando Magic basketball team owner, died last week at the age of 92. In 2012, Forbes magazine listed him as the 60th-wealthiest person in the U.S. and 205th richest in the world * His daughter-in-law is Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos

Location: Amway Grand Plaza Hotel, 187 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI

Weblinks: http://jobs.rdvcorp.com/

Contacts: Nick Wasmiller, RDV Corp, nickw@rdvcorp.com, 1 616 643 4790

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Wednesday, Sep. 12 12:45 PM Federal Reserve Governor Lael Brainard speaks at Detroit Economic Club event

Location: Masonic Temple, 500 Temple Street, Detroit, MI

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

Contacts: Federal Reserve press, 1 202 452 2955

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Wednesday, Sep. 12 3:00 PM Elected officials, advocates and the public gather on Capitol Hill to support the Endangered Species Act – Members of Congress, scientists, religious leaders, advocates, and citizens gather at the U.S. Capitol to demonstrate support for the Endangered Species Act, with participants including Democrats Sens. Tom Udall and Tom Carper and Reps. Raul Grijalva, Don Beyer, and Debbie Dingell, Defenders of Wildlife CEO and President Jamie Rappaport Clark, Delaware Ecumenical Council on Children and Families Executive Director Rev. Robert Hall, Union of Concerned Scientists Center for Science and Democracy Director Dr Andrew Rosenberg, Sierra Club Veteran and Military and Veteran Volunteer Coordinator Robert Vessels, University of Maryland student Talia Schwelling, and other citizens

Location: U.S. Capitol Visitor Center, SVC-203, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.defenders.org, https://twitter.com/DefendersNews

Contacts: Jared Saylor, Defenders of Wildlife, jsaylor@defenders.org, 1 202 772 3255

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Wednesday, Sep. 12 3:30 PM Lansing Committee on Public Safety 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 , council@lansingmi.gov, 1 517 483 4177

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Wednesday, Sep. 12 4:00 PM BBB Serving Western Michigan Trust Award ceremony – BBB Serving Western Michigan Trust Award ceremony, honoring Grand Rapids Community Foundation President Diana Sieger

Location: Better Business Bureau Serving Western Michigan, 3330 Claystone St SE, Grand Rapids, MI

Weblinks: http://www.bbb.org/western-michigan, https://twitter.com/BBBwmi

Contacts: BBB Western Michigan, 1 616 774 8236

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Wednesday, Sep. 12 5:00 PM Investiture ceremony for Court of Appeals Judge Anica Letica – Investiture ceremony for Court of Appeals Judge Anica Letica. Attendees include Michigan Supreme Court Justice Elizabeth Clement and retired judges Maura Corrigan, Michael Talbot and Henry Saad

Location: Laurel Manor, 39000 Schoolcraft Rd, Livonia, MI

Weblinks: http://courts.mi.gov

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

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Wednesday, Sep. 12 7:00 PM U-M hosts discussion with author who helped expose the Flint water crisis – University of Michigan School for Environment and Sustainability and Literati Bookstore hosts a discussion between author Mona Hanna-Attisha and Michigan Environmental Council President Chris Kolb * Hanna-Attisha’s research helped expose the Flint water crisis

Location: Rackham Auditorium, 915 E Washington St, Ann Arbor, MI

Weblinks: http://www.umich.edu/, https://twitter.com/umich

Contacts: Carole Love, University of Michigan, calove@umich.edu, 1 734 649 1723

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Wednesday, Sep. 12 – Thursday, Sep. 13 Digital Summit Detroit – Digital Summit Detroit, digital strategies forum includes Marketing, UX & Design, Search, Content, and Mobile

Location: Cobo Center, 1 Washington Boulevard, Detroit, MI

Weblinks: http://techmediaco.com/, https://twitter.com/DigSumDetroit, #DSDET

Contacts: TechMedia, registration@techmediaco.com, 1 919 529 5373

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Wednesday, Sep. 12 – Friday, Sep. 14 Annual Detroit Homecoming V

Location: Detroit, MI

Weblinks: http://detroithomecoming.com/

Contacts: Andy Heller, Lambert, Edwards & Associates, 1 810 399 4997

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Wednesday, Sep. 12 – Friday, Sep. 14 design:retail Forum – design:retail Forum (formerly DDI Forum) for retail display and design solutions

Location: The Westin Book Cadillac Detroit, 1114 Washington Boulevard, Detroit, MI

Weblinks: http://www.designretailforum.com/, https://twitter.com/designretailmag

Contacts: Alison Embrey Medina, Emerald Expositions, alison.medina@emeraldexpo.com, 1 770 291 5524

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Wednesday, Sep. 12 – Sunday, Sep. 16 Congressional Black Caucus Foundation 48th Annual Legislative Conference – Congressional Black Caucus Foundation 48th Annual Legislative Conference. Speakers include Democrats Sen. Cory Booker and Reps. Alma Adams, Karen Bass, Joyce Beatty, Sanford Bishop, Lisa Rochester, Anthony Brown, G. K. Butterfield, Andre Carson, Yvette Clarke, Emanuel Cleaver, James Clyburn, Danny Davis, Val Demings, Dwight Evans, Marcia Fudge, Al Green, Alcee Hastings, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Hakeem Jeffries, Eddie Bernice Johnson, Hank Johnson, Brenda Lawrence, Al Lawson, Barbara Lee, Sheila Jackson Lee, Donald McEachin, Gregory Meeks, Gwen Moore, Donald Payne, Robert Scott, Terri Sewell, Bennie Thompson, Marc Veasey, Maxine Waters, and Frederica Wilson

Location: Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Place Northwest, Washington, DC

Weblinks: http://www.cbcfinc.org/alc, https://twitter.com/CBCFInc, #CBCFALC18

Contacts: Priscilla Clarke, Clarke PR, priscilla@clarkepr.com, 1 240 476 9643; Shrita Hernandez, Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, shernandez@cbcfinc.org, 1 202 263 2800;

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Wednesday, Sep. 12 – Saturday, Sep. 15 Phoenix World Burn Congress – Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors’ Phoenix World Burn Congress, bringing together over 900 burn survivors, their families, caregivers, burn care professionals, and firefighters

Location: Grand Rapids, MI

Weblinks: http://www.phoenix-society.org/

Contacts: Niki Acton, Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors, niki@phoenix-society.org, 1 616 710 0658

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Wednesday, Sep. 12 Vice President Pence visits Michigan and discusses President Trump’s tax reform policies – Vice President Mike Pence tours Mill Steel in Grand Rapids, MI, discussing ‘the positive impact of President Donald Trump’s tax reform policies on Michigan businesses, working Americans, and their families’. Agenda includes remarks (1:45 PM EDT)

Location: Mill Steel Company, 5116 36th Street, Grand Rapids, MI

Weblinks: http://www.whitehouse.gov/administration/vice-president-pence, https://twitter.com/VP

Contacts: Vice President press, 1 202 456 0373

For remarks: 8:00am-8:30am: Media call time and pre-set for satellite trucks. 8:30am-11:30am: Building access closed to press. A security sweep will be conducted at this time. 11:30am-12:30pm: Media re-entrance and call time for video cameras, tripods, still photographers, and print reporters. Media must RSVP to pressrsvp@ovp.eop.gov by 7:00am EDT on Wednesday, September 12 with the below information. At the event site, you will be required to present your press credentials. Full Name: Network Affiliation: Position (Camera, still photographer, reporter): Cell Phone Number: Email: Event (VP Remarks at Mill Steel): *Note if you are arriving with a satellite truck

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Thursday, Sep. 13 8:00 AM Lansing Committee on Ways and Means 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 , council@lansingmi.gov, 1 517 483 4177

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UPDATED EVENT: Thursday, Sep. 13 10:00 AM Dem Rep. John Larson and Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders announce Expand Social Security Congressional Caucus – Democratic Rep. John Larson and Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders announce the Expand Social Security Congressional Caucus – to ‘not just protect Social Security, but to strengthen it for all American workers’ – via public event with Caucus co-chairs Democrats Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Reps. Terri Sewell and Debbie Dingell, plus Social Security Works’ Alex Lawson, Alliance for Retired Americans’ Richard Fiesta, Paralyzed Veterans of America’s Susan Prokop, Latinos for a Secure Retirement’s Abigail Zapote, American Federation of Government Employees’ Witold Skwierczynski, Global Policy Solutions’ Maya Rockeymoore, Center for Responsible Lending’s Cheye-Ann Corona, The Arc of the United States’ TJ Sutcliffe, Progressive Change Campaign Committee’s Stephanie Taylor, and National Committee to Preserve Social Security & Medicare’s Webster Phillips

Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Rm 430, Washington, DC

Weblinks: https://larson.house.gov/, https://twitter.com/RepJohnLarson

Contacts: Owen Dodd, Office of Rep. John Larson, Owen.Dodd@mail.house.gov, 1 202 870 7670

RSVP to Josh_Miller-Lewis@sanders.senate.gov

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Thursday, Sep. 13 11:00 AM Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel attends ribbon cutting ceremony for the renaming of the Macomb County Adult Day Center

Location: VerKuilen Building, 21885 Dunham Road, Clinton Township, MI

Weblinks: http://macombgov.org/

Contacts: Roneeka Pleasant-Brown, Macomb County, Roneeka.Pleasant-Brown@macombgov.org, 1 586 469 5905

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Thursday, Sep. 13 2:00 PM Celebration of Life Services for Richard DeVos held in Grand Rapids, MI – Celebration of Life Services for Richard DeVos held in Grand Rapids, MI * DeVos, co-founder of Amway and Orlando Magic basketball team owner, died last week at the age of 92. In 2012, Forbes magazine listed him as the 60th-wealthiest person in the U.S. and 205th richest in the world * His daughter-in-law is Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos * This is a private, invitation-only event

Location: LaGrave Ave. Christian Reformed Church, 107 La Grave Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI

Weblinks: http://jobs.rdvcorp.com/

Contacts: Nick Wasmiller, RDV Corp, nickw@rdvcorp.com, 1 616 643 4790

INVITATION ONLY

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Friday, Sep. 14 8:00 AM Welcoming Michigan and MCIRR Summit – Welcoming Michigan and Michigan Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights host Statewide Convening and Summit titled ‘Coming Together For Our Communities’. Speakers include Wayne County Executive Warren Evans, Diversity and Inclusion for Wayne County Director Zaineb Hussain, Macomb County Dept. of Health & Community Services Director Rhonda Powell, ACLU of Michigan Deputy Director Rana Elmir, Michigan state Sen. Hoon-Yung Hopgood, and Kalamazoo County Commissioner Tracy Hall

Location: Wayne County Community College Western Campus, 9555 Haggerty Rd, Belleville, MI

Weblinks: http://welcomingmichigan.org/, https://twitter.com/Welcoming_MI

Contacts: Christine Sauve, Welcoming Michigan, csauve@michiganimmigrant.org, 1 734 845 8695

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Friday, Sep. 14 11:00 AM Wayne County officials announce pilot program to combat opioid epidemic – 2018 CWW Executive Committee Chair Romulus Mayor LeRoy Burcroff, Michigan state Rep. Laura Cox, Wayne County Executive Warren Evans, St. Mary Mercy Livonia President and CEO Dave Spivey and Westland Mayor Bill Wild announce a collaborative effort to help residents battling opioid addiction, via press conference

Location: Westland City Hall, 36300 Warren Rd, Westland, MI

Weblinks: http://www.waynecounty.com/

Contacts: Lisa Croff, Wayne County, lcroff@waynecounty.com , 1 313 967 6618

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Friday, Sep. 14 11:30 AM Lansing Ad Hoc Committee on Diversity 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 , council@lansingmi.gov, 1 517 483 4177

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Friday, Sep. 14 6:00 PM Democratic Rep. Dan Kildee, who is running for re-election, hosts Motown in Our Town – Gala of Friends

Location: The Durant, 607 E 2nd Ave, Flint, MI

Weblinks: http://www.dankildee.com, https://twitter.com/dankildee

Contacts: Dan Kildee for Congress, RSVP@dankildee.com

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Friday, Sep. 14 – Saturday, Sep. 15 PRIME Music Festival Michigan – PRIME Music Festival Michigan, two-day EDM music festival from the founders of Breakaway Music Festival, Prime Social Group and Common Ground Music Festival. Headlined by Tyga (Friday) and Diplo & Russ (Saturday) * A parallel festival takes place today in Illinois

Location: Adado Riverfront Park, 201 East Shiawassee Street, Lansing, MI

Weblinks: http://www.PRIMEMusicFest.com, https://twitter.com/PrimeMusicFest, #PrimeMichigan

Contacts: Duncan Will, Orienteer, duncan@orienteer.us