Ohio Daybook

Associated Press Ohio Daybook for Friday, Mar. 31.

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

Please keep the AP in mind when news develops. The Columbus bureau is reachable at 614-885-2727. Send daybook items to apcolumbus@ap.org.


Friday, Mar. 31 8:00 AM Ohio AG DeWine hosts CyberOhio Business Summit – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine hosts CyberOhio Business Summit, featuring cybersecurity experts from across the country to provide business owners with practical, understandable, and actionable cybersecurity information

Location: Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center, 100 Green Meadows Drive S., Lewis Center, OH http://www.ohioattorneygeneral.gov/Home https://twitter.com/OhioAG

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


Friday, Mar. 31 9:00 AM Columbus Councilmember Stinziano holds March Community Hours – Columbus Councilmember Michael Stinziano holds March Community Hours to listen to issues and concerns of Columbus residents

Location: Bottoms Up Coffee Co-Op, 1069 W. Broad St., Columbus, OH Columbus http://www.columbus.gov/ https://twitter.com/ColumbusCouncil

Contacts: Stephanie Megas City of Columbus 1 614 645 8311


Friday, Mar. 31 10:00 AM University of Toledo Medical Center holds flag raising ceremony in honor of Donate Life Month

Location: Mulford Library, 3000 Arlington Ave, Toledo, OH Toledo http://uthealth.utoledo.edu/ https://twitter.com/UToledoHealth

Contacts: Sarah Velliquette University of Toledo Medical Center 1 419 383 5376


Friday, Mar. 31 11:00 AM Mercy For Animals delivers petition with demands to Wendy’s HQ in Dublin – Mercy For Animals delivers more than 75,000 petition signatures calling for ‘substantial welfare improvements for chickens raised for Wendy’s operations’

Location: 1 Dave Thomas Blvd., Dublin, OH Dublin www.mercyforanimals.org

Contacts: Chelsie Schadt Mercy For Animals 1 845 807 1352


Friday, Mar. 31 11:30 AM Ohio Gov. Kasich and faith leaders discusses state’s battle against drug abuse – Ohio Governor John Kasich participates in discussion with pastors and faith leaders about how they can help in Ohio’s battle against drug abuse and addiction

Location: Vineyard Columbus, 6000 Cooper Rd, Westerville, OH www.ohio.gov https://twitter.com/JohnKasich

Contacts: Emmalee Kalmbach Ohio Governor’s Office Emmalee.Kalmbach@governor.ohio.gov 1 614 644 0906

Media should arrive by 11:30 a.m., as media availability will be held following the meeting * Media must RSVP to Natalie.Pantalos@governor.ohio.gov by 9 a.m. on March 31.


Friday, Mar. 31 DSW Inc: Q4 2016 Dividend payment date

Location: TBD http://investors.dswshoe.com/index.php https://twitter.com/DSWShoeLovers

Contacts: Christina Cheng DSW Inc Investor Relations investorrelations@dswinc.com 1 855 893 5691


NEW EVENT: Saturday, Apr. 01 1:30 PM Vice President Pence visits Ohio to meet small businesses and job creators – Vice President Mike Pence travels to Columbus, OH, to hear from small business owners and local job creators, speaking with business leaders convening at electronic manufacturing services company DynaLab in nearby Reynoldsburg. Agenda includes listening session and tour of the facility, followed by formal remarks (1:30 PM EDT)

Location: Columbus Reynoldsburg www.whitehouse.gov/administration/vice-president-pence https://twitter.com/VP

Contacts: Vice President press 1 202 456 0373

Media Schedule (EDT): 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM: Media must pre-set all equipment. 6:00 AM – 11:00 AM: A security sweep will be conducted. 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM: Media can re-enter site, all press must remain in the building unless escorted by staff. Press must return to the press area inside the building by 12:10 PM and remain there until the event concludes * The Vice President’s arrival at John Glenn Columbus International Airport will be open to the press, 4760 East 5th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43219. Media wishing to cover the arrival must be set for a 10:00 AM sweep


Saturday, Apr. 01 5:00 PM 80th annual Songfest to raise funds for Haiti, with the theme ‘Rockets Re-loaded’

Location: Savage Arena, Toledo, OH Toledo http://www.utoledo.edu/ https://twitter.com/utoledo

Contacts: Christine Billau University of Toledo 1 419 530 2077


Saturday, Apr. 01 5:00 PM CAIR Cleveland 15th Annual Civil Rights Banquet – Council on American-Islamic Relations Cleveland 15th Annual Civil Rights Banquet, with the theme ‘Uniting America: Building Bridges, Not Walls!’. Event honors April Stoltz with the I-CAIR Solidarity Award

Location: Embassy Suites Hotel, 5800 Rockside Woods Blvd., Independence, OH https://www.cairohio.com/

Contacts: Julia Shearson CAIR jshearson@cair.com 1 216 830 2247 Isam Zaiem CAIR isamzaiem@gmail.com 1 216 337 7928


Saturday, Apr. 01 Greif Inc: Q1 2017 Dividend payment date

Location: TBD http://www.investquest.com/iq/g/gef/index.htm

Contacts: Scott Griffin Greif inc Press scott.griffin@greif.com 1 740 657 6516


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