Ohio Daybook


Associated Press Ohio Daybook for Wednesday, May. 04.

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Wednesday, May. 04 5:00 AM Media preview for record-breaking dive coaster in Ohio – Invitation-only media debut for Valravn, the world’s tallest, fastest and longest dive roller coaster, which breaks 10 world records – tallest dive coaster (223 feet); fastest dive coaster (75 mph); longest dive coaster (3,415 feet); most inversions on a dive coaster (three); longest drop on a dive coaster (214 feet); highest inversion on a dive coaster (165 feet); most roller coasters taller than 200 feet at one amusement park (five); most rides at one amusement park (72); most steel roller coaster track at one amusement park (52,125 feet/9.9 miles); and most roller coaster track at one amusement park (60,110 feet/11.4 miles). Valravn is also the 100th coaster designed by Switzerland’s Bolliger & Mabillard

Location: Cedar Point, Sandusky, OH Sandusky www.cedarpoint.com https://twitter.com/cedarpoint

Contacts: Cedar Point press mediarelations@cedarpoint.com 1 419 627 2220

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Wednesday, May. 04 9:00 AM Ohio Real Estate Commission meeting

Location: 77 South High Street, 22nd Floor, Columbus, OH Columbus www.com.ohio.gov https://twitter.com/OhioCommerce

Contacts: Lindsey Burnworth Ohio Department of Commerce Lindsey.Burnworth@com.state.oh.us 1 614 995 5791

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Wednesday, May. 04 9:00 AM Ohio Senate Civil Justice Committee hearing opponent testimony on SB 296 – Ohio Senate Civil Justice Committee hearing opponent testimony on SB 296. The bill would add additional hurdles for people attempting to keep polling locations open late on Election Day

Location: Finance Room, Ohio Senate, Columbus, OH Columbus http://ohiosenate.gov/index

Contacts: Rachel Coyle Ohio Senate Democratic Caucus Rachel.Coyle@OhioSenate.gov 1 614 644 5533

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Wednesday, May. 04 9:25 AM Central Ohio Transit Authority hold event to celebrate COTA AirConnect – Central Ohio Transit Authority hold event to celebrate COTA AirConnect. Event features remarks from COTA President and CEO W. Curtis Stitt, Columbus Regional Airport Authority President and CEO Elaine Roberts, Experience Columbus President and CEO Brian Ross, Insight2050 Executive Committee Chair Yaromir Steiner, and Columbus Councilmember Shannon Hardin

Location: Port Columbus International Airport, 4600 International Gateway, 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

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Wednesday, May. 04 9:30 AM Dem Rep. Marcy Kaptur and EPA official announce 2016 GLRI grants – Environmental Protection Agency Senior Advisor Cameron Davis and Democratic Rep. Marcy Kaptur participate in event to announce new funding for the 2016 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants

Location: Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge, 14000 Ohio 2, Oak Harbor, OH http://www.epa.gov https://twitter.com/EPAgov

Contacts: Peter Cassell EPA cassell.peter@epa.gov 1 312 886 6234

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Wednesday, May. 04 10:00 AM Children’s Defense Fund press conference to release new report on Ohio’s Appalachian children – Children’s Defense Fund hold press conference to release a new report measuring the well-being of children living in Ohio’s Appalachian region called ‘Ohio’s Appalachian Children at a Crossroads: A Roadmap for Action.’ The report is a 15-year update of CDF-Ohio’s landmark 2001 study of the region. Event speakers include CDF-Ohio Executive Director Renuka Mayadev and Ohio state Rep. Ryan Smith

Location: Ladies Gallery, Ohio Statehouse, 1 Capitol Square, Columbus, OH Columbus www.childrensdefense.org https://twitter.com/ChildDefender

Contacts: Renuka Mayadev Children’s Defense Fund RMayadev@childrensdefense.org 1 614 221 2244 Dawn Wallace-Pascoe Children’s Defense Fund DWallacePascoe@childrensdefense.org 1 614 221 2244

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Wednesday, May. 04 11:00 AM Ohio state and local officials participate in event highlight CelebrateOne’s progress – Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther, Ohio First Lady Karen Kasich,CelebrateOne Executive Committee Co-chairs Michael Fiorile and Donna James, CelebrateOne Executive Director Liane Egle and representatives from partner organizations participate in event to highlight progress made by CelebrateOne on addressing the community’s infant mortality rate

Location: The Columbus Foundation, 1234 East Broad Street, Columbus, OH Columbus http://www.columbus.gov/ https://twitter.com/ColumbusCouncil

Contacts: Myles Bell City of Columbus MABell@columbus.gov 1 614 783 5141

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Wednesday, May. 04 11:30 AM Ohio clergy and business leaders hold press conference on SB 301 – United Church of Christ’s Rev. Dr. Tim Ahrens, Ohio Council of Churches’ Rev. Rebecca Tollefson, National Partnership for Women and Families’ Sarah Fleisch Fink, and American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists’ Dr. Wayne Trout participate in press conference to ‘urge lawmakers to support legislation that ends workplace discrimination against pregnant women’

Location: Trinity Episcopal Church on Capitol Square, 125 East Broad Street, Columbus, OH Columbus www.faithinpubliclife.org https://twitter.com/BoldFaithType

Contacts: Michelle Nealy Faith In Public Life mnealy@faithinpubliclife.org 1 202 735 7123 Amanda Hoyt Faith in Public Life ahoyt@faithinpubliclife.org 1 314 483 3168

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Wednesday, May. 04 12:00 PM Montgomery County Prosecutor’s Office Annual Violence Prevention Awards Ceremony

Location: Dayton Masonic Temple, 525 W Riverview Ave, Dayton, OH Dayton montcourt.org

Contacts: Greg Flannagan Montgomery County courts public information officer 1 937 225 5610

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Wednesday, May. 04 8:00 PM NBA Conference Semifinals continue – NBA Conference Semifinals game: Atlanta Hawks @ Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference

Location: Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, OH Cleveland http://www.nba.com https://twitter.com/NBA

Contacts: Peter Lagiovane NBA communications plagiovane@nba.com 1 212 407 8537

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Wednesday, May. 04 RPM International Inc: Q4 2016 Dividend payment date

Location: TBD http://ir.rpminc.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=75922&p=irol-irhome https://twitter.com/RPMintl

Contacts: Barry M. Slifstein RPM Investor Relations bslifstein@RPMinc.com 1 330 273 5090

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Wednesday, May. 04 FirstEnergy Corp: Q2 2016 Ex-dividend date

Location: TBD http://investors.firstenergycorp.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=102230&p=irol-IRHome https://twitter.com/FirstEnergyCorp

Contacts: Irene M. Prezelj FirstEnergy Investor Relations prezelji@firstenergycorp.com 1 330 384 3859

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Thursday, May. 05 7:30 AM April Sales conference call [pre-recorded]

Location: TBD http://www.limited.com/investors/default.aspx https://twitter.com/TheLimited

Contacts: Amie Preston L Brands Investor Relations apreston@limitedbrands.com 1 614 415 6704

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Thursday, May. 05 8:00 AM Mettler-Toledo International: Full year 2015 AGM

Location: Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP, 375 Park Avenue, New York, NY http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?c=116541&p=irol-irhome https://twitter.com/MettlerToledoPR

Contacts: Mary T Finnegan Mettler-Toledo International Investor Relations mary.finnegan@mt.com 1 614 438 4748

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Thursday, May. 05 9:00 AM Welltower Inc: Full year 2015 AGM

Location: Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, 200 Park Avenue, 46th Floor, New York, NY http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?c=92250&p=irol-IRHome

Contacts: Scott Estes Health Care REIT Investor Relations sestes@hcreit.com 1 419 247 2800

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Thursday, May. 05 5:00 PM SBA Columbus Office Annual Small Business Awards Ceremony – SBA Columbus Office Annual Small Business Awards Ceremony, honoring small business owners and entrepreneurs for their outstanding achievements

Location: Pinnacle Golf Club, 1500 Pinnacle Club Drive, Grove City, OH http://www.sba.gov/ https://twitter.com/SBAgov

Contacts: Nicholas Pavlik SBA nicholas.pavlik@sba.gov 1 614 469 6860 x 238

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Thursday, May. 05 Drowning Pool begin U.S. tour

Location: Realm, Toledo, OH Toledo https://twitter.com/DrowningPool

Contacts: Maria Ferrero Adrenaline PR maria@adrenalinepr.com 1 732 462 4262

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Thursday, May. 05 Forest City Realty Trust Inc: Q1 2016 Results

Location: TBD http://ir.forestcity.net/phoenix.zhtml?c=88464&p=irol-calendar

Contacts: Jeff Frericks Forest City Realty Trust Investor Relations jefffrericks@forestcity.net 1 216 416 3546

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Thursday, May. 05 April Sales

Location: TBD http://www.limited.com/investors/default.aspx https://twitter.com/TheLimited

Contacts: Amie Preston L Brands Investor Relations apreston@limitedbrands.com 1 614 415 6704

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Friday, May. 06 11:00 AM Forest City Realty Trust Inc: Q1 2016 Earning conference call / Webcast

Location: TBD http://ir.forestcity.net/phoenix.zhtml?c=88464&p=irol-calendar

Contacts: Jeff Frericks Forest City Realty Trust Investor Relations jefffrericks@forestcity.net 1 216 416 3546

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Friday, May. 06 6:30 PM Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Cheap Trick headline organization’s benefit – The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame host the 13th annual ‘It’s Only Rock and Roll Spring Benefit’, headlined by recent inductees Cheap Trick. Event supports the Museum’s educational programming

Location: Cleveland Public Hall, Cleveland, OH Cleveland www.rockhall.com https://twitter.com/rock_hall

Contacts: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum forthemedia@rockhall.org

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Friday, May. 06 Republican National Lawyers Association National Policy Conference

Location: National Press Club, 14th St NW, Washington, DC http://www.rnla.org https://twitter.com/TheRepLawyer

Contacts: Michael Thielen RNLA thielen@republicanlawyer.net 1 202 802 0437

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Friday, May. 06 American Electric Power: Q2 2016 Ex-dividend date

Location: TBD http://www.aep.com/investors/ https://twitter.com/AEPnews

Contacts: Bette Jo Rozsa AEP Managing Director Investor Relations Investor Relations bjrozsa@aep.com 1 614 716 2840

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Friday, May. 06 Parker Hannifin: Q3 2016 Ex-dividend date

Location: TBD http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?c=97464&p=irol-irhome

Contacts: Aidan Gormley Parker Hannifin Global Communications & Branding aidan.gormley@parker.com 1 216 896 3258

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Friday, May. 06 Health Care REIT, Inc: Q1 2016 Ex-dividend date

Location: TBD http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?c=92250&p=irol-IRHome

Contacts: Scott Estes Health Care REIT Investor Relations sestes@hcreit.com 1 419 247 2800

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Friday, May. 06 3rd anniversary of three women escaping from Ohio home after 10-year kidnap ordeal – 3rd anniversary of three women – Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus, and Michelle Knight – being rescued from a home in Cleveland after being held by Ariel Castro, for around 10 years. Berry had disappeared in 2003 aged 16, DeJesus went missing aged 14 a year later, and Knight had vanished in 2002 aged 19 * Castro pleaded guilty in late July 2013 to nearly 1,000 criminal counts, including murder and kidnapping, and was sentenced to life plus 1,000 years. He was found dead a little over a month later, hanged in his cell in an apparent suicide

Location: TBD

Contacts: TBD

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