Ohio Daybook

Associated Press Ohio Daybook for Thursday, Mar. 17.

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Thursday, Mar. 17 8:00 AM Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation Board of Directors meeting

Location: William Green Building, 30 W. Spring St, Columbus, OH Columbus www.bwc.ohio.gov

Contacts: Melissa Vince Bureau of Workers’ Compensation melissa.vince@bwc.state.oh.us 1 614 466 2956 Bill Teets Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation william.teets@bwc.state.oh.us 1 614 728 8045


Thursday, Mar. 17 8:45 AM Drew Daywalt and OEA celebrate reading at central Ohio school – Award-winning author Drew Daywalt joins Ohio Education Association to visit Beechwood Elementary School to share his latest book with K-3 students

Location: 455 Beechwood Road, Whitehall, OH https://www.ohea.org/

Contacts: Michele Prater Ohio Education Association 1 614 227 3071


Thursday, Mar. 17 10:00 AM Waterways Safety Council meeting

Location: Ohio Department of Natural Resources, 2045 Morse Road, Building C-4, Columbus, OH Columbus http://ohiodnr.gov/

Contacts: Matt Eiselstein Ohio Department of Natural Resources Matt.Eiselstein@dnr.state.oh.us 1 614 265 6860 Janet Turner ODNR Division of Watercraft 1 614 265 6476


Thursday, Mar. 17 10:00 AM Ted Strickland continues three-day Working Families First Tour across Ohio – Democratic U.S. Senate candidate former Ohio Governor Ted Strickland continues three-day Working Families First Tour across Ohio, greeting supporters and voters at The Green Lantern, 509 Broadway St, Toledo (10:00 AM EDT), and attending annual Jiggs Day Dinner in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 740 N Superior St, Toledo (11:00 AM EDT)

Location: Toledo www.tedstrickland.com/ https://twitter.com/ted_strickland

Contacts: David Bergstein Ted Strickland for Senate press@tedstrickland.com


Thursday, Mar. 17 – Sunday, Mar. 20 Columbus Auto Show

Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, OH Columbus http://www.columbusautoshow.com/ https://twitter.com/CbusAutoShow

Contacts: Jennifer Davis Greater Columbus Convention Center press jbdavis@columbusconventions.com 1 614 827 2538


Thursday, Mar. 17 Columbus St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Location: Columbus, OH Columbus http://www.shamrockclubofcolumbus.com/

Contacts: Shamrock Club of Columbus PR pr@shamrockclub.com


UPDATED EVENT: Friday, Mar. 18 7:30 AM Dayton Chamber of Commerce host Government Affairs Breakfast with Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown

Location: Marriott Hotel, 1414 S Patterson Blvd, Dayton, OH Dayton http://www.daytonchamber.org/index.cfm https://twitter.com/DaytonChamber

Contacts: Dayton Chamber of Commerce info@dacc.org 1 937 226 1444


UPDATED EVENT: Friday, Mar. 18 11:00 AM Dem Sen. Sherrod Brown holds discusses VA Choice Program Act – Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown holds media availability to discuss legislation that would ‘improve the VA Choice Program and help the Department of Veterans Affairs serve veterans by increasing access to high-quality care’

Location: Hope Hotel & Conference Center, 10823 Chidlaw Rd, Dayton, OH Dayton brown.senate.gov https://twitter.com/SenSherrodBrown

Contacts: Tamika Turner Sen. Brown press tamika_turner@brown.senate.gov 1 202 224 3978 Lauren Kulik Office of Sen. Brown Lauren_Kulik@brown.senate.gov 1 202 224 3978


Friday, Mar. 18 10:00 AM ‘Can We Talk? Moving From Discord to Dialogue’ town hall meeting – Ohio Civility Consortium and Chief Justice Thomas J. Moyer Legacy Committee of the Ohio State Bar Association host ‘Can We Talk? Moving From Discord to Dialogue’ town hall meeting on civility in public discourse. Event speakers include Supreme Court of Ohio former Justice Yvette McGee Brown, Ohio State Rep. Mike Duffey, former Republican Rep. Deborah Pryce and Columbus City Councilmember Michael Stinziano

Location: Ohio Statehouse Atrium, 1 Capitol Square, Columbus, OH Columbus https://www.ohiobar.org/Pages/Home.aspx

Contacts: Kenneth Brown Ohio State Bar Association KBrown@ohiobar.org 1 614 487 4426 Barbara J. Howard Barbara J. Howard BHoward@barbarajhoward.com 1 513 421 7300


Friday, Mar. 18 11:15 AM Central Ohio Transit Authority celebrate one million trips on the CBUS – Central Ohio Transit Authority celebrate one million trips on the CBUS. Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther, COTA President and CEO W Curtis Stitt and Columbus City Councilmember Shannon Hardin attend

Location: COTA Transit Terminal, 25. E. Rich Street, 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


Friday, Mar. 18 Diebold Inc: Q1 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


Friday, Mar. 18 – Sunday, Mar. 20 The Cleveland Home + Remodeling Expo

Location: Cleveland Convention Center, Cleveland, OH Cleveland http://www.homeandremodelingexpo.com/BHRE/EventsHome.aspx https://twitter.com/GreatBigShow

Contacts: Marketplace Events inquiry@marketplaceevents.com 1 888 248 9751


Saturday, Mar. 19 1:30 PM Ohio Arts Council host annual Poetry Out Loud State Finals – Ohio Arts Council host annual Poetry Out Loud State Finals, bringing together champions from many of the 59 registered high schools throughout the state to compete for the chance to represent Ohio at the Poetry Out Loud National Recitation Contest in Washington, DC, 2-4 May

Location: COSI, 333 W Broad St, Columbus, OH Columbus http://www.oac.state.oh.us/ https://twitter.com/OhioArtsCouncil

Contacts: Justin Nigro Ohio Arts Council justin.nigro@oac.state.oh.us 1 614 728 4445


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