Michigan Daybook

Associated Press Michigan Daybook for Thursday, Sep. 13.

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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


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


Thursday, Sep. 13 10:00 AM Detroit-area workers deliver petition to Dem Michigan gubernatorial nominee Gretchen Whitmer – Democratic Michigan gubernatorial nominee Gretchen Whitmer meets with Detroit-area workers in the Fight for $15 and receives petitions ‘signed by 33,300 voters’ listing their demands for the next governor of Michigan including ‘a $15 minimum wage, good union jobs, healthcare for all, and safe neighborhoods’ * Detroit Fight for $15 also delivers petitions to the office of Republican Michigan gubernatorial nominee Bill Schuette’s office

Location: 18409 Livernois Ave, Detroit, MI

Weblinks: http://www.seiu.org, https://twitter.com/SEIU

Contacts: Shannon Garth-Rhodes, SEIU, shannon.garth-rhodes@seiu.org, 1 832 545 1851


Thursday, Sep. 13 10:00 AM CAIR Michigan announce civil rights complaint against USA Boxing – Council on American-Islamic Relations Michigan announces filing of a Michigan Department of Civil Rights complaint against USA Boxing on behalf of a Michigan Muslim boxer allegedly barred from competition because of his beard. Speakers include CAIR-MI Staff Attorney Amy Doukoure, and CAIR-MI Executive Director Dawud Walid

Location: CAIR Michigan Inc, 30201 Orchard Lake Rd, Farmington Hills, MI

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

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


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


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



Thursday, Sep. 13 5:30 PM Michigan Lt. Gov. Calley participates in the Relentless Positive Traction 5K run and walk – Michigan Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley delivers remarks and participates n the fifth annual Relentless Positive Traction 5K run and walk with state employees

Location: Walnut St and Allegan St, Lansing, MI

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

Contacts: Ari Adler, Office of Gov. Rick Snyder, adlera@michigan.gov, 1 517 599 5445



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


Friday, Sep. 14 10:15 AM U.S. Army TARDEC Cyber Hub grand opening at TARDEC Detroit Arsenal – U.S. Army TARDEC Cyber Hub grand opening at TARDEC Detroit Arsenal, including a tour and live virtual Capture the Flag exercise. Attendees include U.S. Army TARDEC Ground Systems Cyber Engineering Associate Director Jeff Jaczkowski, TARDEC Science and Technology and Threat Assessment Services Team Leader Daniel Newport, Michigan Defense Center Executive Director Sean Carlson, Merit Network Research and Cybersecurity Dr Joe Adams, and Michigan National Guard Assistant Adjutant General Major General Michael Stone

Location: Detroit Arsenal – U.S. Army, 6501 E Eleven Mile Rd, Warren, MI

Weblinks: http://www.michiganbusiness.org/

Contacts: Kathy Achtenberg, MEDC, achtenbergk@michigan.org, 1 517 335 4590


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


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


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


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



Saturday, Sep. 15 6:00 PM ACC Civic Humanitarian Awards Gala – Arab American and Chaldean Council 39th Annual Civic Humanitarian Awards Gala. This year’s honorees are Michigan state Rep. Laura Cox, Michigan state Sen. Mike Shirkey, DTE Energy Public Affairs Vice President Nancy Moody, Huntington National Bank Senior Executive Vice President Sandy Pierce, Ford Motor Company Fund President Jim Vella, and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

Location: Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center, 400 Renaissance Dr W, Detroit, MI

Weblinks: http://www.myacc.org/

Contacts: Kimberly Hassan, Arab American and Chaldean Council, programadvocates@myacc.org, 1 248 559 1990


Saturday, Sep. 15 – Sunday, Sep. 16 AMWA Leadership Meeting

Location: Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm, 1005 Van Hoosen Road, Rochester, MI

Weblinks: http://www.amwa-doc.org, https://twitter.com/AMWADoctors

Contacts: AMWA, info@amwa-doc.org, 1 703 234 4069


Saturday, Sep. 15 Alliance for the Great Lakes annual September Adopt-a-Beach Cleanup

Weblinks: http://www.greatlakes.org/, https://twitter.com/A4GL

Contacts: Jennifer Caddick, Alliance for the Great Lakes media, jcaddick@greatlakes.org, 1 312 445 9760




Saturday, Sep. 15 Whirlpool Corp: Q3 2018 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