Ohio Daybook

Associated Press Ohio Daybook for Friday, Feb. 24.

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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UPDATED EVENT: Friday, Feb. 24 9:30 AM GOP Sen. Rob Portman co-hosts workshop on how to tackle drug epidemic – Republican Sen. Rob Portman co-hosts workshop at Columbus State to help local communities secure additional resources to tackle the heroin and prescription drug epidemic

Location: Columbus State Community College, 315 Cleveland Ave, Columbus, OH Columbus www.portman.senate.gov https://twitter.com/robportman

Contacts: Kevin Smith Sen. Rob Portman 1 202 224 5190

media availability 10:45 – 11:00 AM


Friday, Feb. 24 8:15 AM College Credit Plus conference, with keynote speaker Ohio College Credit Plus Director Dr. Larisa Harper

Location: Main Campus, Conference Center, 3520 Central Pkwy, Cincinnati, OH Cincinnati www.cincinnatistate.edu https://twitter.com/cinstate

Contacts: Richard Curtis Cincinnati State richard.curtis@cincinnatistate.edu 1 513 205 5857


Friday, Feb. 24 9:00 AM Cleveland City Council Finance Committee budget hearing

Location: Cleveland City Hall, 601 Lakeside Ave E, Cleveland, OH Cleveland http://www.clevelandcitycouncil.org/ https://twitter.com/CleCityCouncil

Contacts: Joan Mazzolini Chief of Communications jmazzolini@clevelandcitycouncil.org 1 216 664 4466


Friday, Feb. 24 9:00 AM 19th annual Africana Studies Student Research Conference at Bowling Green State University – 19th annual Africana Studies Student Research Conference at Bowling Green State University, discussing the politics, history, identity and art of Africa and its diaspora

Location: 101 Olscamp Hall, BGSU, Bowling Green, OH Bowling Green http://www.bgsu.edu/ https://twitter.com/bgsu

Contacts: Amber Stark BGSU alstark@bgsu.edu 1 419 372 8582


Friday, Feb. 24 11:30 AM Cleveland Mayor Jackson hosts graduation ceremony for EMT and Paramedic cadets – Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson hosts graduation ceremony for sixteen Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedic Cadets. Attendees include Cleveland City Council Safety Committee Chairman Matt Zone, Safety Director Michael McGrath, Public Safety Medical Director Thomas Collins, and Emergency Medical Service Commissioner Nicole Carlton

Location: Cleveland City Hall, 601 Lakeside Ave E, Cleveland, OH Cleveland www.city.cleveland.oh.us

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


Friday, Feb. 24 12:00 PM Ohio Attorney General’s Student Loan Debt Advisory Group meeting

Location: Rhodes State Office Tower, 30 East Broad Street, Columbus, OH Columbus http://www.ohioattorneygeneral.gov/Home https://twitter.com/OhioAG

Contacts: Dan Tierney Ohio Attorney General Spokesperson Dan.Tierney@OhioAttorneyGeneral.gov 1 614 466 3840 Kate Hanson Office of the Ohio Attorney General 1 614 466 3840

Visitors will need to present an ID and check-in with building security in order to access offices within the Rhodes Tower


Friday, Feb. 24 1:30 PM Cleveland Division of Fire and City of Cleveland demonstrate new Ladder 36 Truck capabilities

Location: Cleveland Division of 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


Friday, Feb. 24 1:30 PM Columbus city officials offer visual display of ACA repeal – Franklin County Commissioner John O’Grady, Columbus City Councilmember Jaiza Page and health care consumers offer remarks and a ‘major’ visual reminder of the impact of Congressional efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act

Location: Huntington Park, 330 Huntington Park Lane, Columbus, OH Columbus

Contacts: Amanda Wurst Remington Road Group Amanda@remingtonroadgroup.com 1 614 832 7512

Please meet at the corner of Neil and Nationwide


Friday, Feb. 24 3:00 PM President Trump meets Peruvian counterpart Kuczynski at the White House – President Donald Trump meets Peruvian President Pablo Kuczynski at the White House (3:00 PM EST). Earlier, he signs an executive order (12:00 PM EST), and meets Ohio Governor John Kasich (2:00 PM EST, closed press) * Also today, he speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference * White House has said President Kuczynski was in Washington, DC, for a separate visit and requested a meeting with President Trump

Location: The White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC http://www.whitehouse.gov/president https://twitter.com/POTUS

Contacts: White House press 1 202 456 2580

In-town travel pool sprays for the meeting with President Kuczynski and EO signing (final gathers, respectively, 2:50 PM EST and 11:50 AM EST, both at the Briefing Room doors)


Friday, Feb. 24 – Sunday, Mar. 05 Cleveland Auto Show

Location: IX Center, Cleveland, OH Cleveland http://www.clevelandautoshow.com/ https://twitter.com/CleAutoShow #CLEAutoShow

Contacts: Greater Cleveland Automobile Dealers’ Association gcada@gcada.org 1 440 746 1500


Friday, Feb. 24 KeyCorp: Q1 2017 Ex-dividend date

Location: TBD http://www.corporate-ir.net/ireye/ir_site.zhtml?script=2100&ticker=KEY https://twitter.com/KeyBank_Help

Contacts: Vernon Patterson KeyCorp Investor Relations vernon_patterson@keybank.com 1 216 689 0520


UPDATED EVENT: Saturday, Feb. 25 10:00 AM Ohio state Rep. Dave Greenspan hosts ‘Donuts with Dave’ event

Location: Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Road, Westlake, OH http://davegreenspan.com/ https://twitter.com/DaveGreenspan

Contacts: George Phillips Dave Greenspan for Ohio george@georgephillips.com 1 440 520 9828


Saturday, Feb. 25 10:00 AM Dem Rep. Marcia Fudge hosts town hall meeting in Warrensville Heights, OH – Democratic Rep. Marcia Fudge hosts town hall meeting, discussing legislative updates from Washington, programs and services from her offices, and her policy agenda for the 115th Congress. ACLU Senior Policy Director Mike Brickner, Center for Community Solutions Public Policy Fellow Loren Anthes, former Benjamin Rose Institute Public Policy Director Semanthie Brooks, and Universal Health Care Action Network Executive Director and ACA Enrollment Navigator/Cuyahoga Health Access Partnership Rachel DeGolias on hand to answer specific questions regarding immigration concerns, the Affordable Care Act, Medicaid and Medicare

Location: Corporate College East, 4400 Richmond Road, Warrensville Heights, OH fudge.house.gov https://twitter.com/RepMarciaFudge

Contacts: Lauren Williams Rep. Fudge media lauren.williams@mail.house.gov 1 202 225 7032 1 202 603 3567

For media RSVP, please contact Lauren E. Williams at 202-603-3567 or lauren.williams@mail.house.gov


Saturday, Feb. 25 – Sunday, Feb. 26 Cincinnati Home and Garden Show – Cincinnati Home and Garden Show, presented by Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Honda Dealers. Co-located with The Garden Market event

Location: Duke Energy Center, Cincinnati, OH Cincinnati http://www.hartproductions.com/ https://twitter.com/CincyHGS

Contacts: Chip Hart Hart Productions chip@hartproductions.com 1 877 704 8190


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