Ohio Daybook

Associated Press Ohio Daybook for Thursday, Aug. 11.

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Thursday, Aug. 11 10:00 AM Columbus Public Health hosts Farmers’ Market – Columbus Public Health host last in a series of three Farmers’ Markets, to increase access to fresh fruits and vegetables in city neighborhoods

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


Thursday, Aug. 11 10:00 AM Ohio AG DeWine and state leaders announce new drug use prevention study group – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, Senate President Keith Faber, and House Speaker Clifford Rosenberger announce the formation of a study committee that will examine the current state of drug use prevention education in Ohio schools and recommend strategies to implement this type of education in all grade levels across the state. The first meeting of the group directly follows the announcement

Location: Ohio Statehouse, 1 Capitol Square, Columbus, OH Columbus http://www.ohioattorneygeneral.gov/About-AG/Mike-Dewine https://twitter.com/OhioAG

Contacts: Dan Tierney Ohio Attorney General Spokesperson Dan.Tierney@OhioAttorneyGeneral.gov 1 614 466 3840 Jill Del Greco Ohio Attorney General Public Information Officer Jill.DelGreco@OhioAttorneyGeneral.gov 1 614 466 3840


Thursday, Aug. 11 11:00 AM University Hospital Case Medical Center receives Ohio EPA’s highest environmental award – Ohio Environmental Protection Agency Director Craig W. Butler presents University Hospital Case Medical Center with E3 Gold Level environmental stewardship award, before touring the facility and learning about the hospital’s environmental activities * The E3 Gold Level environmental stewardship award is Ohio EPA’s highest environmental award

Location: UH Case Medical Center, 11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH Cleveland http://epa.ohio.gov/ https://twitter.com/OhioEPA

Contacts: Lindey Amer Ohio EPA 1 614 644 2160


Thursday, Aug. 11 11:00 AM Kristin Davis campaigns for Hillary Clinton in Ohio – Actress Kristin Davis (‘Sex and the City’) campaigns for Hillary Clinton in Ohio, participating in a ‘Cincinnati Women for Hillary Coffee’ event at Coffee Emporium, 110 E Central Pkwy, Cincinnati (11:00 AM EDT) and attending ‘Newark Phone Bank’, 2050 Cherry Valley Rd, Newark (3:00 PM EDT)

Location: Cincinnati Newark www.hillaryclinton.com https://twitter.com/hillaryclinton #OHHillYes

Contacts: Rachel Harvey Katz Hillary for America rharveykatz@hillaryclinton.com

Media planning to cover the event are asked to RSVP to rharveykatz@hillaryclinton.com


Thursday, Aug. 11 12:15 PM City of Akron launches this year’s United Way drive with an inaugural Hot Dog Eating Contest

Location: South High Street, Akron, OH Akron www.akronohio.gov

Contacts: Christine R. Curry City of Akron CCurry@akronohio.gov 1 330 375 2209


Thursday, Aug. 11 1:10 PM Labor Secretary Perez campaigns for Hillary Clinton in Ohio – Secretary of Labor Tom Perez campaigns in Ohio on behalf of 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, discussing ‘recently-unveiled analysis that shows how many jobs could specifically be created in Ohio under Clinton’s economic plans and lost under a Donald Trump presidency’. He tours small business AFI Contractors, 2200 Front St, Toledo (1:10 PM EDT), participates in a Latinos for Hillary Phone Bank, 618 Broadway Ave, Lorain (5:30 PM EDT), and helps open a coordinated office, 14600 Detroit Ave, Lakewood (7:00 PM EDT)

Location: Lorain Toledo Lakewood www.hillaryclinton.com https://twitter.com/hillaryclinton

Contacts: Hillary for America press press@hillaryclinton.com


Thursday, Aug. 11 1:30 PM Michelle Kwan campaigns for Hillary Clinton in Ohio – Michelle Kwan campaigns for Hillary Clinton in Ohio, participating in a Women for Hillary Event with Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley, 106 Park Dr, Dayton (1:30 PM EDT), attending Lima DNC HQ Office Opening with Lima Mayor David Berger, 227 S Main St, Lima (5:30 PM EDT), and attending Grove City Coordinated Office Opening, 3136 Broadway, Grove City (7:30 PM EDT)

Location: Dayton Lima www.hillaryclinton.com https://twitter.com/hillaryclinton #OHHillYes

Contacts: Laura Zapata Hillary for America, Ohio LZapata@hillaryclinton.com 1 901 337 4221


Thursday, Aug. 11 2:00 PM 2016 Ohio Export Internship Program Showcase – Ohio Development Services Agency, Ohio State University Fisher College of Business, and Youngstown State University Williamson College of Business Administration host 2016 Ohio Export Internship Program Showcase. Speakers include Ohio Development Services Agency Director David Goodman, Ohio State University President Dr. Michael Drake, and Youngstown State University President Jim Tressel

Location: Ohio Statehouse Atrium, 1 Capitol Square, Columbus, OH Columbus http://development.ohio.gov/ https://twitter.com/OhioDevelopment

Contacts: Morgan Bleich-Lee Ohio Development Services Agency Morgan.Bleich-Lee@development.ohio.gov 1 614 580 7651


Thursday, Aug. 11 6:00 PM Ohio Environmental Protection Agency holds hearing for Mentor Marsh Sewer Line Project

Location: Mentor Municipal Center, 8500 Civic Center Boulevard, Mentor, OH Mentor http://epa.ohio.gov/ https://twitter.com/OhioEPA

Contacts: Lindey Amer Ohio EPA 1 614 644 2160


Thursday, Aug. 11 7:00 PM Children’s Hunger Alliance hosts annual Taste To Remember – Children’s Hunger Alliance hosts third annual Taste To Remember, featuring chef stations, silent and live auctions from area chefs, and chef competition for the Golden Spoon Award

Location: 20th Century Theater, 3021 Madison Rd, Cincinnati, OH Cincinnati http://www.childrenshungeralliance.org/index.cfm? https://twitter.com/CHAOhio

Contacts: Children’s Hunger Alliance 1 800 227 6446


Thursday, Aug. 11 – Sunday, Aug. 14 U.S. Senior Open Championship

Location: Scioto Country Club, Columbus, OH Columbus www.usga.org https://twitter.com/USGA

Contacts: Brian DePasquale USGA bdepasquale@usga.org 1 908 326 1884


Thursday, Aug. 11 Macy’s Inc Q2 2016 earnings – Macy’s Inc Q2 2016 earnings, for the department store chain with over 800 stores across the nation * The company announced in June that Jeff Gennette will become Macy’s CEO in the first quarter of 2017, succeeding Terry Lundgren, who will remain in the company as executive chairman

Location: TBD http://www.macysinc.com/ https://twitter.com/Macys

Contacts: Jim Sluzewski Macy’s press pressroom@macys.com 1 513 579 7764


Thursday, Aug. 11 – Friday, Aug. 12 Ohio Charter School Summit – Ohio Auditor of State Dave Yost hosts Ohio’s first statewide Charter School Summit, to provide school educators and administrators with financial, professional and academic training

Location: Hyatt Regency Columbus, 350 North High Street, Columbus, OH Columbus https://ohioauditor.gov/ https://twitter.com/OhioAuditor

Contacts: Ben Marrison Ohio Auditor of State BJMarrison@ohioauditor.gov 1 614 644 1111


Friday, Aug. 12 4:30 PM HAALO Program dedicates its third mural – Helping Adolescents Achieve Long-term Objectives Program dedicates its third mural of the year * Montgomery County Juvenile Court created the HAALO Program in partnership with K12/TEJAS Gallery to expose Court-involved youth to different mediums of art, teaching them life skills

Location: Dayton Optometric Center, 813 Troy St. Dayton, OH Dayton www.mcohio.org

Contacts: Brittini Long Juvenile Court Community Engagement 1 937 239 1663


Friday, Aug. 12 6:00 PM Dayton-Wright Brothers Airport hosts the annual Runway Fest – Dayton-Wright Brothers Airport hosts the annual Runway Fest, a family friendly night of flight and fun celebrating the airport’s 60th anniversary

Location: Dayton-Wright Brothers Airport, Dayton, OH Dayton http://www.daytonairport.com/

Contacts: Linda Hughes Dayton International Airport 1 937 454 8200


Saturday, Aug. 13 1:00 PM Ohio Department of Natural Resources host Paddle Palooza Festival

Location: Caesar Creek State Park Lake, 8570 OH-73, Waynesville, OH http://ohiodnr.gov/

Contacts: Don Siler ODNR 1 937 323 1582


Saturday, Aug. 13 – Friday, Aug. 19 IFLA World Library and Information Congress – IFLA WLIC: International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions World Library and Information Congress * Event is also the IFLA General Conference and Assembly

Location: Columbus, OH Columbus http://conference.ifla.org/

Contacts: IFLA IFLA@ifla.org + 31 70 3140884


Saturday, Aug. 13 – Sunday, Aug. 21 Western & Southern Open tennis tournament begins – Western & Southern Open (aka Cincinnati Masters) tennis tournament begins * ATP competition is the seventh tournament of nine ATP World Tour Masters 1000 events this season

Location: Lindner Family Tennis Center, 5460 Courseview Dr, Mason, OH Cincinnati www.wsopen.com https://twitter.com/CincyTennis #cincytennis

Contacts: Will Sikes Cincinnati Masters wsikes@cincytennis.com 1 513 651 4323


Saturday, Aug. 13 NASCAR XFINITY Series race: Mid-Ohio Challenge

Location: Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Lexington, OH www.nascar.com https://twitter.com/NASCAR

Contacts: Laura Finley NASCAR communications lfinley@nascar.com


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