Michigan Daybook

Associated Press Michigan Daybook for Thursday, Apr. 11.

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Thursday, Apr. 11 12:00 PM Flint & Genesee Chamber Annual Meeting – Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting, themed ‘Partnering for Economic Vitality: Developing business, talent and place.’ Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan delivers keynote remarks

Location: Holiday Inn Flint – Grand Blanc Area, 5353 Gateway Center, Flint, MI

Weblinks: http://www.flintandgenesee.org, https://twitter.com/flintandgenesee

Contacts: Elaine Redd, Flint & Genesee Chamber, eredd@flintandgenesee.org, 1 810 600 1418

doors open 11:30 AM


Thursday, Apr. 11 1:00 PM ACLU of Michigan and NRDC provide update on legal settlement to get Flint’s lead pipes removed – ACLU of Michigan and the National Resources Defense Council host a press conference and Facebook live event, discussing an update to the enforcement of the legal settlement in Concerned Pastors for Social Action v. Khouri, to get Flint’s lead pipes removed

Location: ACLU of Michigan, 2966 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI

Weblinks: http://www.aclumich.org/, https://twitter.com/ACLUofMichigan

Contacts: Dana Chicklas, dchicklas@aclumich.org, 1 734 945 8857


NEW EVENT: Thursday, Apr. 11 5:00 PM Michigan state legislators speak out against toxic waste in water at Fort Street Bridge – Michigan state Reps. Tyrone Carter and Isaac Robinson hold a press conference to call on the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) and the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to take action after thousands of fish washed up dead along the banks of the Rouge River

Location: Fort Street Bridge, 10520 W Fort St, Detroit, MI

Weblinks: http://www.house.mi.gov/home.asp

Contacts: Office of Rep. Isaac Robinson, 1 313 739 5093


Thursday, Apr. 11 5:00 PM Clinton River Watershed Council Annual Meeting – Clinton River Watershed Council Annual Meeting, themed ‘Restoring Life – Connecting Communities, 47 Years of Successful Partnership’

Location: Thomas S. Welsh Activity Center, Lake St. Clair Metropark, Harrison Township, MI

Weblinks: https://www.crwc.org/, https://twitter.com/ClintonRiverWC

Contacts: Melissa Golembieski, melissa@crwc.org, 1 248 601 0606


Thursday, Apr. 11 6:00 PM Ingham County Sheriff’s Office Annual Awards Ceremony

Location: Holt Junior High School, 1784 N Aurelius Rd, Holt, MI

Weblinks: http://sh.ingham.org/, https://twitter.com/InghamHSEM

Contacts: Ingham County Sheriff’s Office, 1 517 676 2431




Thursday, Apr. 11 Masco Corp: Q1 2019 Ex-dividend date

Weblinks: http://investors.masco.com/, https://twitter.com/MascoCareers

Contacts: David Chaika, Masco Corp Investor Relations, david_chaika@mascohq.com, 1 313 792 5500



NEW EVENT: Friday, Apr. 12 8:00 AM Michigan State University Board of Trustees meeting

Location: Hannah Administration Building, 426 Auditorium Rd, East Lansing, MI

Weblinks: http://www.msu.edu, https://twitter.com/MSUNews

Contacts: Emily Guerrant, Michigan State University, media@msu.edu, 1 517 353 7077


Friday, Apr. 12 7:30 PM Bill and Hillary Clinton continue North American speaking tour – Former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton continue joint speaking tour, featuring joint on-stage conversations, moderated by Ben Stiller, with the two leaders, sharing stories and anecdotes from their careers in public service, discussing topical issues, and looking forward to the future

Location: Fox Theatre, 2211 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI

Weblinks: http://www.aneveningwiththeclintons.com, https://twitter.com/livenation

Contacts: Emily Bender, Live Nation, emilybender@livenation.com



Saturday, Apr. 13 5:00 PM Bernie Sanders on campaign trail in Michigan – 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders campaigns in Michigan, as part of a three day tour to Midwest battleground states, holding a rally in Warren

Location: Macomb Community College, 14500 Twelve Mile Rd, Warren, MI

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

Contacts: Sarah Ford, Bernie for President, sarahford@berniesanders.com, 1 812 243 7152

Press transport will be available but space is limited. To reserve a spot, please email press@berniesanders.com


Saturday, Apr. 13 20th anniversary of man sentenced for assisted suicide shown on TV – 20th anniversary of Jack Kervorkian sentenced in Pontiac, MI, to 10 – 25 years in prison for the second-degree murder of a man whose assisted suicide in 1998 was videotaped and shown on ’60 Minutes’


Saturday, Apr. 13 Autism Alliance of Michigan Annual Michigan Shines for Autism Gala and Champions’ Night Afterglow

Location: MotorCity Casino Hotel, 2901 Grand River Ave, Detroit, MI

Weblinks: http://autismallianceofmichigan.org/

Contacts: Lauren Lewis, Autism Alliance of Michigan, Lauren.Lewis@aaomi.org, 1 313 613 0399


Saturday, Apr. 13 La Dispute begin North American tour

Location: The Pyramid Scheme, 68 Commerce Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI

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

Contacts: Christine Morales, Epitaph, christine@epitaph.com, 1 213 413 7353