Ohio Daybook

Associated Press Ohio Daybook for Friday, Apr. 08.

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Friday, Apr. 08 – Saturday, Apr. 09 8:00 AM University of Akron hosts Black Male Summit – University of Akron hosts Black Male Summit. Event features keynote speaker National Urban League President and CEO Marc Morial

Location: John S Knight Center, 77 E. Mill Street, Akron, OH Akron http://www.uakron.edu/ https://twitter.com/uakron

Contacts: Lisa Craig Media Relations 1 330 972 7429


Friday, Apr. 08 8:30 AM Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson swears-in new Commissioner of the Division of EMS – Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson participates in ceremony to swear-in Nicole Carlton as Commissioners of the Division of Emergency Medical Services

Location: Mayor’s Red Room, 601 Lakeside Ave, Cleveland, OH Cleveland www.city.cleveland.oh.us

Contacts: Daniel Williams Cleveland Mayor’s Office dwilliams4@city.cleveland.oh.us 1 216 664 2223 Daniel Ball Office of the Mayor dball@city.cleveland.oh.us 1 216 664 3691


Friday, Apr. 08 10:00 AM Ohio AG Mike DeWine and SARNCO manager launch statewide sexual violence helpline – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and OhioHealth’s Sexual Assault Response Network of Central Ohio Manager Heather Herron Murphy participate in event to launch statewide sexual violence helpline

Location: OhioHealth Dublin Methodist Hospital, 7500 Hospital Drive, Dublin, OH Dublin http://www.ohioattorneygeneral.gov/About-AG/Mike-Dewine https://twitter.com/OhioAG

Contacts: Dan Tierney Ohio Attorney General Spokesperson Dan.Tierney@OhioAttorneyGeneral.gov 1 614 466 3840 Jill Del Greco Ohio Attorney General Public Information Officer Jill.DelGreco@OhioAttorneyGeneral.gov 1 614 466 3840


Friday, Apr. 08 10:00 AM RNC COA hold ‘100 Days until Convention’ press conference – Republican National Convention Committee on Arrangements Chairman Steve King and CEO Jeff Larson, and Cleveland 2016 Host Committee CEO David Gilbert participate in ‘100 Days until Convention’ press conference, providing an update on Cleveland’s preparations to host the 2016 Republican National Convention

Location: Quicken Loans Arena, 1 Center Ct, Cleveland, OH Cleveland http://convention.gop/ https://twitter.com/GOPconvention

Contacts: Kirsten Kukowski GOP Convention Press@gopconvention2016.com

All Press planning to attend, please RSVP to press@gopconvention2016.com


Friday, Apr. 08 10:00 AM Dayton Police Department hold graduation ceremony for 104th police recruit class – Dayton Police Department hold swearing-in ceremony for 22 new police officers from the 104th police recruit class at City Commission Chambers, 101 W. Third Street, Dayton (10:00 AM EDT); and hold ceremonial graduation with keynote speaker Assistant U.S. District Attorney Kenneth Parker at Stivers High School’s Eichelberger Hall, 1313 E. Fifth Street, Dayton (6:00 PM EDT)

Location: Dayton www.cityofdayton.org https://twitter.com/cityofdayton

Contacts: Cara Zinski-Neace Dayton Police Information Specialist 1 937 333 1201


Friday, Apr. 08 10:00 AM Montgomery local officials hold press conference to recognize April as Safe Dig Month – Montgomery County Board of County Commissioners, Montgomery County Engineer’s Office, City of Centerville, the Miami Valley Utility Safety Council and the Ohio Utilities Protection Service hold press conference to recognize April as Safe Dig Month

Location: The Golf Club at Yankee, 10000 Yankee Street, Centerville, OH http://www.mcohio.org/

Contacts: Brianna Wooten Montgomery County Environmental Services WootenB@mcohio.org 1 937 781 2532


Friday, Apr. 08 12:00 PM John Kasich campaigns in Connecticut and New York – 2016 Republican presidential candidate John Kasich campaigns in Connecticut, with a town hall at University Commons at Sacred Heart University, 5151 Park Ave, Fairfield, CT (12:00 PM EDT), before traveling to New York to hold a town hall at Le Moyne College, 419 Salt Springs Rd, Syracuse (6:00 PM EDT)

Location: Fairfield Syracuse www.johnkasich.com https://twitter.com/johnkasich

Contacts: John Kasich press press@johnkasich.com

Doors open: 11:00 AM (CT) and 5:00 PM (NY)


Friday, Apr. 08 1:45 PM GOP Sen. Rob Portman visits OSU Star House and meets youth in recovery – Republican Sen. Rob Portman tours the Ohio State Star House facilities in Columbus, OH (1:25 PM EDT) and holds a meeting with homeless youth who are in recovery from drug addiction (1:45 PM EDT). He hears the stories of homeless youth struggling firsthand with opiate and heroin addiction and working toward recovery, and discusses his Comprehensive Addiction & Recovery Act and steps he has taken to help Ohio’s vulnerable children

Location: 1220 Corrugated Way, Columbus, OH Columbus www.portman.senate.gov https://twitter.com/robportman

Contacts: Emily Benavides Sen. Rob Portman 1 202 224 5190


Friday, Apr. 08 – Sunday, Apr. 10 5:30 PM Ohio State University hosts 2016 Midwest Slavic Conference – Ohio State University hosts 2016 Midwest Slavic Conference. The conference opens with a keynote address by Harvard University’s Dr. Serhii Plokhii on Ukraine’s current crisis in historical perspective

Location: Ohio State University, Columbus, OH Columbus www.osu.edu https://twitter.com/ohiostate

Contacts: OSU Media Relations osumedia@osu.edu 1 740 389 6786


Friday, Apr. 08 7:00 PM NHL game: Columbus Blue Jackets @ Buffalo Sabres

Location: First Niagara Center, 1 Seymour H Knox III Plaza, Buffalo, NY Buffalo http://www.nhl.com https://twitter.com/NHL

Contacts: Schuyler Baehman NHL sbaehman@nhl.com 1 212 789 2097


Friday, Apr. 08 – Saturday, Apr. 09 Ohio College Republican Federation Annual Convention

Location: Downtown Cleveland, OH Cleveland www.crnc.org https://twitter.com/CRNC

Contacts: CRNC info@crnc.org 1 888 765 3564


Friday, Apr. 08 – Sunday, Apr. 10 Integrity Rhythmic Gymnastics 8th annual Spring Fling Invitational Competition

Location: TBD http://www.integrityrhythmics.com/

Contacts: Taub Swartz Integrity Rhythmics taubswartz@gmail.com 1 614 620 4845


Friday, Apr. 08 – Saturday, Apr. 09 Annual STEM Conference – Annual STEM Conference, ‘Best STEM practices for the next generation’. Includes Science Fair

Location: Cleveland Convention Center, Cleveland, OH Cleveland http://www.stemcon.net/ https://twitter.com/stemconference

Contacts: Concept Schools stemconference@conceptschools.org 1 847 824 3380 x 241


Friday, Apr. 08 GOP Rep. Steve Scalise Offshore Energy Tour continues – House Majority Whip Steve Scalise leads bipartisan Congressional delegations on second day of annual Offshore Energy Tour, with participants visiting a tour a production platform in the Gulf of Mexico, participate in an aerial tour of Louisiana’s coastline, take part in an energy roundtable discussion with local energy industry leaders, and visit Port Fourchon over two days. Tour concludes with press conference at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (11:15 AM CDT) * Participants include bipartisan Reps. Jeff Duncan, Gene Green, Jody Hice, Bill Johnson, Dan Newhouse, Tom Reed and Marc Veasey

Location: Baton Rouge http://majoritywhip.house.gov/ https://twitter.com/SteveScalise

Contacts: House Majority Whip press 1 202 225 0197


Saturday, Apr. 09 11:00 AM John Kasich campaigns in New York – 2016 Republican presidential candidate John Kasich campaigns in New York ahead of the 19 Apr primary, holding town halls at Town of Greece Community and Senior Center, Vince Tofany Blvd, Rochester (11:00 AM EDT) and Iona College – Hynes Center, 715 North Ave, New Rochelle (4:00 PM EDT), and attending the Rockland County GOP Lincoln Day Victory Ball, Hilton Pearl River, 500 Veterans Memorial Dr, Pearl River (6:30 PM EDT)

Location: TBD www.johnkasich.com https://twitter.com/johnkasich

Contacts: John Kasich press press@johnkasich.com

Doors open: 10:30 AM (Rochester), 3:00 PM (New Rochelle)


Saturday, Apr. 09 1:30 PM Ohio Wesleyan University host its first ‘Powerful Women Paving the Way’ Forum – Ohio Wesleyan University host its first ‘Powerful Women Paving the Way’ Forum. Event features a ‘Women in Finance’ panel discussion with Budros, Ruhlin & Roe Senior Wealth Manager Amy McCracken Weldele, Charles Hope Companies President Deborah Hope, Appomattox Advisory Managing Director Drianne Benner, and Budros, Ruhlin & Roe Associate Wealth Manager Samantha Anderson at 1:30 PM EDT; and a ‘Women in Entrepreneurship’ panel discussion with UNIGLOBE Travel Designers President Elizabeth Blount, TENFOLD CEO Rachel Friedman, and Beagle Bioproducts Co-Founder Stephanie Smith at 2:45 PM EDT

Location: Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, 40 Rowland Ave., Delaware, OH Delaware www.owu.edu

Contacts: Cole Hatcher OWU cehatche@owu.edu 1 740 203 6908


Saturday, Apr. 09 2:30 PM Columbus City Councilmember Michael Stinziano holds Community Hours

Location: Panera Bread – Olentangy Plaza, 875 Bethel Rd, Columbus, OH Columbus http://www.columbus.gov/ https://twitter.com/ColumbusCouncil

Contacts: Stephanie Megas City of Columbus 1 614 645 8311


UPDATED EVENT: Sunday, Apr. 10 10:30 AM John Kasich and Bernie Sanders on ‘Face The Nation’ on CBS – ‘Face The Nation’, Sunday morning political interview show featuring interviews and commentary on the stories of the week. Guests this week include 2016 presidential candidates Republican John Kasich and Democrat Bernie Sanders, CBS News Election Director Anthony Salvanto, The Washington Post’s Dan Balz, CBS News Political Contributor Jamelle Bouie, Bloomberg Politics’ Jennifer Jacobs, and The National Review’s Rameh Ponnnuru

Location: TBD http://www.cbs.com/ https://twitter.com/FaceTheNation #FTN

Contacts: Jackie Berkowitz CBS News berkowitzj@cbsnews.com 1 202 457 1574 JacBerkowitz


Sunday, Apr. 10 11:15 AM OSUMC hosts 11th annual Buckeye Transplant Reunion – Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center host 11th annual Buckeye Transplant Reunion to honor former transplant patients, organ donors and living kidney donors

Location: 410 W 10th Ave, Columbus, OH Columbus http://medicalcenter.osu.edu/

Contacts: Sherri Kirk Wexner Medical Center Public Affairs and Media Relations Sherri.Kirk@osumc.edu 1 614 293 3737


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