Ohio Daybook

Associated Press Ohio Daybook for Thursday, Dec. 08.

The daybook is for planning purposes only and is not intended for publication or broadcast. You should verify any event you plan to cover.

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NEW EVENT: Thursday, Dec. 08 10:00 AM Ohio AG DeWine participates in facial reconstruction news conference – Ohio Attorney General Mike Dewine and Greene County Sheriff Gene Fischer unveils the forensic facial reconstruction of a woman whose skeletal remains were found near Xenia on 1 May 2016

Location: Xenia City Administration Building, 107 East Main Street, Xenia, OH Xenia http://www.ohioattorneygeneral.gov/Home https://twitter.com/OhioAG

Contacts: Dan Tierney Ohio Attorney General Spokesperson Dan.Tierney@OhioAttorneyGeneral.gov 1 614 466 3840 Eve Mueller Office of Ohio Attorney General 1 614 466 3840


NEW EVENT: Thursday, Dec. 08 11:00 AM Cleveland Division of Fire conduct live burn demonstration – Cleveland Division of Fire conduct live burn demonstration to ’emphasize the importance of fire safety around the holiday season.’ In addition, representatives from each Public Safety Division offer brief remarks on personal and family preparedness for the winter season

Location: Fire Training Academy, 3101 Lakeside Ave. East, Cleveland, OH Cleveland www.city.cleveland.oh.us

Contacts: Daniel Williams Cleveland Mayor’s Office dwilliams4@city.cleveland.oh.us 1 216 664 4011


NEW EVENT: Thursday, Dec. 08 5:00 PM Operation Homefront distribute meals to military families – Operation Homefront staff and volunteers distribute 200 holiday meals to military families through the Operation Homefront Holiday Meals for Military program

Location: Hotel Dayton, 2301 Wagner Ford Road, Dayton, OH Dayton www.operationhomefront.net https://twitter.com/Op_Homefront

Contacts: Sherri Beck Operation Homefront Programs Director Sherri.Beck@operationhomefront.net 1 517 775 4015


UPDATED EVENT: Thursday, Dec. 08 11:00 AM E2 report on top states for energy efficiency jobs released – Environmental Entrepreneurs release report of the top 10 U.S. states with ‘the most workers devoting the majority of their work hours to energy efficiency services’, via press conference call with E2 Executive Director Bob Keefe, E4TheFuture President Steve Cowell, BW Research Partnership Vice President Philip Jordan, and Root3 Technologies President Will Kenworthy. The top states are California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Virginia

Location: TBD www.e2.org https://twitter.com/e2org

Contacts: Patrick Mitchell Hastings Group pmitchell@hastingsgroup.com 1 703 276 3266

Join the live, phone-based news conference (with full, two-way Q&A) at 11 a.m. EST on Thursday, December 8, by dialing 1 (800) 860-2442. Ask for the ‘Top-10 States for Energy Efficiency Jobs’ news event


Thursday, Dec. 08 10:00 AM Ohio Board of Voting Machine Examiners meeting – Ohio Board of Voting Machine Examiners meeting, with agenda including: review of application for certification of the Verity Voting, Version, 2.0, Voting System, a series of modifications to the Verity Voting, Version 1.0, Voting System (submitted by Hart Intercivic), and examination of the voting system for certification and approval for use in Ohio elections; re-examination of the Hart 6.2.1 Voting System (submitted by Hart Intercivic), which originally was certified in 2006 and re-examined in 2011, for continued certification and approval for use in Ohio elections

Location: 180 East Broad Street, Columbus, OH Columbus http://www.sos.state.oh.us/ https://twitter.com/OhioSOSHusted

Contacts: Joshua Eck Ohio Secretary of State Media Relations jeck@ohiosecretaryofstate.gov 1 614 466 2729


Thursday, Dec. 08 11:00 AM Muskingum University holds special chapel service – Muskingum University holds special chapel service titled ‘A Call to Service: A Remembrance’, commemorating 7 Dec 1941, in the lives of John Glenn and his wife, Annie Castor Glenn and for the nation as a whole

Location: Brown Chapel, 163 Stormont St, New Concord, OH http://www.muskingum.edu/ https://twitter.com/MuskieAdmission

Contacts: Chaplain Will Mullins Muskingum University 1 740 826 8120


Thursday, Dec. 08 11:30 AM ACFAN and community members hold ‘Where’s Sherrod’ rally – Athens County Fracking Action Network and community members hold ‘Where’s Sherrod?’ rally to ‘express concern about fracking on the Wayne and call for the US Forest Service to conduct a full evaluation of fracking and an Environmental Impact Statement as required by federal law’

Location: Outside on sidewalk, 200 North High St., Columbus, OH Columbus http://www.acfan.org/

Contacts: Roxanne Groff Athens County Fracking Action Network roxannegroff1227@gmail.com 1 740 707 3610


Thursday, Dec. 08 2:00 PM City of Columbus and Anheuser-Busch announce partnership – Columbus Mayor Andrew J. Ginther joins Parsons Avenue Merchants Association’s Bob Leighty, Columbus Councilmember Michael Stinziano, Columbus Health Commissioner Dr. Teresa Long, and Anheuser Busch Vice President of Corporate Affairs John Blood to announce a partnership to help reduce the ‘harmful use of alcohol in Columbus’

Location: Columbus Public Health, 240 Parsons Ave., Columbus, OH Columbus http://www.columbus.gov/ https://twitter.com/ColumbusCouncil

Contacts: Jose Rodriguez Columbus Public Health JRRodriguez@columbus.gov 1 614 604 5025 Robin Davis Mayor’s Office rcdavis@columbus.gov 1 614 645 2425


Thursday, Dec. 08 4:15 PM Franklin County Sheriff Scott announces partnership with Target – Franklin County Sheriff Zach Scott and Target Executive Team Leader Ryan Brink announce partnership for a ‘Shop with the Sheriff’ event. Sheriff Scott and deputies will be holiday shopping with 25 Franklin County children in need

Location: 1970 Hilliard Rome Rd, Hilliard, OH https://www.franklincountyohio.gov/

Contacts: Amanda Trump Franklin County aetrump@franklincountyohio.gov 1 614 525 4183


Thursday, Dec. 08 5:30 PM Dem Rep. Joyce Beatty hosts Ohio’s annual Tribute to Rosa Parks – Ohio’s annual Statewide Tribute to Rosa Parks ‘The Power of One’, hosted by Ohio State University, Central Ohio Transit Authority, and Rosa Parks Day founder Democratic Rep. Joyce Beatty. Includes Community Leaders Forum entitled ‘Unity Through The Power of Diversity’, hosted by Rep. Beatty. Special guests include Ohio State University President Dr Michael Drake

Location: Ohio History Connection, 800 E 17th Ave, Columbus, OH Columbus www.osu.edu https://twitter.com/ohiostate #RosaParksOhio

Contacts: Lisa Myers COTA Public & Media Relations Manager MyersLM@cota.com 1 614 275 5938 1 330 607 6779 Ben Lewis OSU Lewis.485@osu.edu 1 614 247 7100


Thursday, Dec. 08 – Saturday, Dec. 10 IEEE Vehicular Networking Conference (VNC)

Location: Hyatt Regency Columbus, 350 North High Street, Columbus, OH Columbus http://www.ieee-vnc.org/ https://twitter.com/ComSoc

Contacts: IEEE events conference-services@ieee.org 1 732 562 3878


Thursday, Dec. 08 – Friday, Dec. 09 Ohio Educator Standards Board meeting

Location: Quest Business Center, 8405 Pulsar Place, Columbus, OH Columbus http://education.ohio.gov/ https://twitter.com/OHEducation

Contacts: Brittany Halpin Ohio Department of Education Brittany.Halpin@education.ohio.gov 1 614 728 5959


NEW EVENT: Friday, Dec. 09 6:00 PM Toledo Mayor Paula Hicks-Hudson attends Toledo Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony

Location: Ottawa Park Ice Rink Area, 2015 Parkside Dr, Toledo, OH Toledo toledo.oh.gov https://twitter.com/city_of_toledo

Contacts: Janet Schroeder City of Toledo Janet.Schroeder@toledo.oh.gov 1 419 245 1895


Friday, Dec. 09 1:00 PM Columbus Councilmember Michael Stinziano holds Community Hours

Location: Columbus Metropolitan Library, 3540 S. High St., Columbus, OH Columbus http://www.columbus.gov/ https://twitter.com/ColumbusCouncil

Contacts: Stephanie Megas City of Columbus 1 614 645 8311


Friday, Dec. 09 American Electric Power: Q4 2016 Dividend payment date

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

Contacts: Pat Hemlepp AEP Corporate Media Relations mediarelations@aep.com 1 614 716 1620


Friday, Dec. 09 Scotts Miracle-Gro Co: Q1 2017 Dividend payment date

Location: TBD http://investor.scotts.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=98364&p=irol-irhome https://twitter.com/MiracleGro

Contacts: Jim King Scotts Miracle-Gro Co Investor Relations jim.king@scotts.com 1 937 578 5622


Friday, Dec. 09 DDR Corp: Q4 2016 Ex-dividend date

Location: TBD http://ir.ddr.com/ https://twitter.com/DDR_Corp

Contacts: Scott Schroeder Developers Diversified Corporate Communications sschroeder@ddrc.com 1 216 755 5500


Friday, Dec. 09 Diebold Inc: Q4 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


Saturday, Dec. 10 3:00 PM Hope Foundation of the Mahoning Valley host annual Hope Classic High School Basketball Showcase

Location: Struthers Fieldhouse, Struthers, OH http://www.hopemv.org/ https://twitter.com/hope4kidsMV

Contacts: Anthony Spano Hope Foundation of the Mahoning Valley Executive Director avspano@hopemv.org 1 330 406 1048


Saturday, Dec. 10 3:30 PM Ohio Democratic Party Candidates Forum for DNC Officers and Holiday Party

Location: Hilton Columbus Downtown, 401 N High St, Columbus, OH Columbus www.ohiodems.org https://twitter.com/OHDems

Contacts: Ohio Democratic Party Press press@ohiodems.org


Saturday, Dec. 10 6:00 PM Interfaith Association of Central Ohio host prayer gathering and potluck

Location: First Unitarian Universalist Church, 93 West Weisheimer Road, Columbus, OH Columbus http://iaco.org/

Contacts: Interfaith Association of Central Ohio iaco@iaco.org 1 614 849 0290


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