Ohio Daybook

Associated Press Ohio Daybook for Friday, Mar. 18.

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UPDATED EVENT: Friday, Mar. 18 10:15 AM Ted Strickland concludes three-day Working Families First Tour across Ohio – Democratic Senate candidate former Ohio Governor Ted Strickland concludes his three-day Working Families First Tour, discussing Ohio Families First Plan to Restore Economic Fairness for the Middle Class at living room round-table discussion, 6233 Beech View Circle, Cincinnati (10:15 AM EDT) and event at 106 Park Dr, Dayton (1:15 PM EDT)

Location: Cincinnati Dayton www.tedstrickland.com/ https://twitter.com/ted_strickland

Contacts: David Bergstein Ted Strickland for Senate press@tedstrickland.com


UPDATED EVENT: Friday, Mar. 18 11:00 AM Dem Sen. Sherrod Brown holds discusses VA Choice Program Act – Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown holds media availability to discuss legislation that would ‘improve the VA Choice Program and help the Department of Veterans Affairs serve veterans by increasing access to high-quality care’

Location: Hope Hotel & Conference Center, 10823 Chidlaw Rd, Dayton, OH Dayton brown.senate.gov https://twitter.com/SenSherrodBrown

Contacts: Tamika Turner Sen. Brown press tamika_turner@brown.senate.gov 1 202 224 3978 Lauren Kulik Office of Sen. Brown Lauren_Kulik@brown.senate.gov 1 202 224 3978


UPDATED EVENT: Friday, Mar. 18 12:00 PM John Kasich campaigns in Utah – 2016 Republican presidential candidate John Kasich campaigns in Utah, where he holds town halls at Utah Valley University, 800 W University Pkwy, Orem (1:00 PM MDT), University of Utah, 201 Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City (3:30 PM MDT), and Davis High School, 325 S Main St, Kaysville (6:00 PM MDT)

Location: Salt Lake City Orem www.johnkasich.com https://twitter.com/johnkasich

Contacts: John Kasich press press@johnkasich.com

Doors Open: 12:00 PM (Orem) 3:00 PM (Salt Lake City) and 5:30 PM (Kaysville)


Friday, Mar. 18 7:30 AM Dayton Chamber of Commerce host Government Affairs Breakfast with Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown

Location: Marriott Hotel, 1414 S Patterson Blvd, Dayton, OH Dayton http://www.daytonchamber.org/index.cfm https://twitter.com/DaytonChamber

Contacts: Dayton Chamber of Commerce info@dacc.org 1 937 226 1444


Friday, Mar. 18 8:30 AM Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson releases 2015 College Success Dashboard – Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson and Higher Education Compact present fourth annual College Success Dashboard Event to release 2015 College Success Dashboard, which measures a number of indicators related to college readiness,a ccess and persistence. Cleveland Metropolitan School District CEO Eric Gordon, College Now Greater Cleveland CEO Lee Friendman, Cuyahoga Community College President Dr. Alex Johnson, and City Club of Cleveland CEO Dan Moulthrop attend

Location: Cleveland State University, Student Center Ballroom, 2121 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH Cleveland www.city.cleveland.oh.us

Contacts: Daniel Williams Cleveland Mayor’s Office dwilliams4@city.cleveland.oh.us 1 216 664 2223 Elizabeth Day College Now Greater Cleveland 1 216 635 0165


Friday, Mar. 18 10:00 AM ‘Can We Talk? Moving From Discord to Dialogue’ town hall meeting – Ohio Civility Consortium and Chief Justice Thomas J. Moyer Legacy Committee of the Ohio State Bar Association host ‘Can We Talk? Moving From Discord to Dialogue’ town hall meeting on civility in public discourse. Event speakers include Supreme Court of Ohio former Justice Yvette McGee Brown, Ohio State Rep. Mike Duffey, former Republican Rep. Deborah Pryce and Columbus City Councilmember Michael Stinziano

Location: Ohio Statehouse Atrium, 1 Capitol Square, Columbus, OH Columbus https://www.ohiobar.org/Pages/Home.aspx

Contacts: Kenneth Brown Ohio State Bar Association KBrown@ohiobar.org 1 614 487 4426 Barbara J. Howard Barbara J. Howard BHoward@barbarajhoward.com 1 513 421 7300


Friday, Mar. 18 11:15 AM Central Ohio Transit Authority celebrate one million trips on the CBUS – Central Ohio Transit Authority celebrate one million trips on the CBUS. Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther, COTA President and CEO W Curtis Stitt and Columbus City Councilmember Shannon Hardin attend

Location: COTA Transit Terminal, 25. E. Rich Street, Columbus, OH Columbus http://www.cota.com/ https://twitter.com/COTABus

Contacts: Lisa Myers COTA Public & Media Relations Manager MyersLM@cota.com 1 614 275 5938 1 330 607 6779


Friday, Mar. 18 11:30 AM CPD, ATF, United States Attorney’s Office hold press conference on Great American Tower shootings – Cincinnati Police Department, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives, and the United States Attorney’s Office hold joint press conference regarding an update on the investigation into shots fired at the Great American Tower building that occurred in 2015. The press conference covers information related to the investigation. Cincinnati Police Chief Eliot Isaac, United States Attorney Office Criminal Division Chief Kenneth Parker, and ATF Taskforce Cincinnati Field Office Resident Agent in Charge Frank Occhipinti participate. * On March 16, 2016 Rayshawn Herald was indicted in Federal court for possession of the firearm used in these offenses

Location: Cincinnati Police – Chief’s Conference Room, 310 Ezzard Charles Drive, Cincinnati, OH Cincinnati www.cincinnati-oh.gov https://twitter.com/cityofcincy

Contacts: Lt. Steve Saunders City of Cincinatti stephen.saunders@cincinnati-oh.gov 1 513 368 1353 Suzanne L. Dabkowski ATF Columbus Field Division 1 216 573 8170


Friday, Mar. 18 2:00 PM Columbus City councilmembers help prepare meals-on-wheels – Columbus City Councilmembers Elizabeth Brown and Michael Stinziano help Meals-on-Wheels program prepare meals, as part of Columbus City Council’s continuing efforts to provide a safe, quality life for every member of the community

Location: LifeCare Alliance facility, 670 Harmon Ave, Columbus, OH Columbus http://www.columbus.gov/ https://twitter.com/ColumbusCouncil

Contacts: City of Columbus columbuscitycouncil@public.govdelivery.com


Friday, Mar. 18 Diebold Inc: Q1 2016 Dividend payment date

Location: TBD http://investors.diebold.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=106584&p=irol-irhome https://twitter.com/DieboldInc

Contacts: Jamie Finefrock Diebold Inc Investor Relations jamie.finefrock@diebold.com 1 330 490 6319


Friday, Mar. 18 – Sunday, Mar. 20 The Cleveland Home + Remodeling Expo

Location: Cleveland Convention Center, Cleveland, OH Cleveland http://www.homeandremodelingexpo.com/BHRE/EventsHome.aspx https://twitter.com/GreatBigShow

Contacts: Marketplace Events inquiry@marketplaceevents.com 1 888 248 9751


NEW EVENT: Saturday, Mar. 19 8:30 AM The Community Foundation of West Chester/Liberty hosts Shamrock Shuffle – The Community Foundation of West Chester/Liberty hosts Shamrock Shuffle. Event includes a 5K run/walk, 10K run courses and family race

Location: West Chester, OH http://www.westchesteroh.org/

Contacts: West Chester Township 1 513 874 5450


NEW EVENT: Saturday, Mar. 19 1:30 PM John Kasich campaigns in Utah – 2016 Republican presidential candidate John Kasich campaigns in Utah ahead of 22 Mar primary, holding a town hall in St. George

Location: Dixie Convention Center, 1835 Convention Center Dr, St. George, UT St. George www.johnkasich.com https://twitter.com/johnkasich

Contacts: John Kasich press press@johnkasich.com

Doors open at 1:00PM MDT


NEW EVENT: Saturday, Mar. 19 Army Reserve special operations soldiers participate in joint service paratroop exercise – 412th Civil Affairs Battalion and the 346th Psychological Operations Company Army Reserve special operations soldiers hold joint service training exercise, parachuting to a drop zone established on the Wright-Patterson flightline area

Location: Wright-Patterson Afb, OH www.wpafb.af.mil

Contacts: Bryan Ripple 88th Air Base Wing Office of Public Affairs bryan.ripple@us.af.mil. 1 937 522 3522


Saturday, Mar. 19 1:30 PM Ohio Arts Council host annual Poetry Out Loud State Finals – Ohio Arts Council host annual Poetry Out Loud State Finals, bringing together champions from many of the 59 registered high schools throughout the state to compete for the chance to represent Ohio at the Poetry Out Loud National Recitation Contest in Washington, DC, 2-4 May

Location: COSI, 333 W Broad St, Columbus, OH Columbus http://www.oac.state.oh.us/ https://twitter.com/OhioArtsCouncil

Contacts: Justin Nigro Ohio Arts Council justin.nigro@oac.state.oh.us 1 614 728 4445


UPDATED EVENT: Sunday, Mar. 20 9:00 AM ‘State of the Union’ on CNN – ‘State of the Union with Jake Tapper’, program featuring interviews, political analysis and stories of everyday Americans. Guests this week include 2016 Republican presidential candidate John Kasich, Sarah Huckabee (daughter of former presidential candidate Mike Huckabee), attorney Dick Harpootlian, syndicated columnist S.E. Cupp, and former South Carolina State Rep. Bakari Sellers

Location: TBD http://www.cnn.com https://twitter.com/CNNsotu #CNNsotu

Contacts: Lauren Pratapas CNN lauren.pratapas@cnn.com lpratapas


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