Ohio Daybook

Associated Press Ohio Daybook for Thursday, Aug. 18.

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, Aug. 18 8:30 AM 2016 Ohio Alerts Conference – Ohio AMBER Alert Advisory Committee HOSTS 2016 Ohio Alerts Conference, including case reviews of previous missing child/juvenile investigations and cases, along with presentations referencing media relations in critical situations and lost person behavior. The event brings together law enforcement professionals and partners from across the state and include representatives from neighboring states, as well as Ontario, Canada

Location: Columbus Police Academy, 1000 N. Hague Avenue, Columbus, OH Columbus http://statepatrol.ohio.gov/ https://twitter.com/OSHP

Contacts: Lindy Davis OSP 1 614 387 7488


NEW EVENT: Thursday, Aug. 18 11:15 AM Urban League, Kroger representatives host press conference on employment program – Urban League of Greater Southwestern Ohio, Partners for a Competitive Workforce, and Kroger hold press conference to discuss new employment pilot program, as a result of a partnership facilitated by Partners for a Competitive Workforce * Perspective candidates will be working at Kroger’s new Cincinnati Fresh Center Warehouse, earning a starting wage of $15.55 p/hr

Location: Urban League, 3458 Reading Road, Cincinnati, OH Cincinnati http://www.gcul.org/

Contacts: Annette Tarver Urban League of Greater Southwestern Ohio atarver@gcul.org


NEW EVENT: Thursday, Aug. 18 12:00 PM Ohio Lt. Gov. Taylor addresses Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce – Ohio Lt. Governor Mary Taylor addresses Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce at a luncheon with the area business community

Location: The Pinnacle, 1772 Indian Wood Circle, Maumee, OH Toledo www.ohio.gov

Contacts: Carey Santiana Ohio Lt. Governor Carey.Santiana@governor.ohio.gov 1 614 995 4855 1 614 593 1939


NEW EVENT: Thursday, Aug. 18 12:30 PM GOP Sen. Rob Portman on campaign trail with Ohio Gov. Kasich – Republican Sen. Rob Portman continues his ‘Moving Ohio Forward’ RV Tour with Ohio Governor John Kasich at 1452 Yankee Park Pl, Centerville (12:30 PM EDT) and 921 Chatham Ln, Columbus (3:00 PM EDT)

Location: Columbus www.robportman.com

Contacts: Michawn Rich Portman for Senate michawn@robportman.com 1 775 240 8539


NEW EVENT: Thursday, Aug. 18 7:15 PM Hillary for Ohio opens Athens organizing office with former Ohio First Lady Strickland – Hillary for Ohio volunteers and DNC supporters open campaign office with former Ohio First Lady Frances Strickland and Candidate for House District 94 Sarah Grac

Location: 77 E State St, Athens, OH Athens www.hillaryclinton.com https://twitter.com/hillaryclinton

Contacts: Wyatt Ronan Hillary for America wronan@hillaryclinton.com


Thursday, Aug. 18 9:00 AM L Brands Inc: Q2 2016 Earning conference call / Webcast

Location: TBD http://www.limited.com/investors/default.aspx https://twitter.com/TheLimited

Contacts: Amie Preston L Brands Investor Relations apreston@lb.com 1 614 415 6704


Thursday, Aug. 18 9:30 AM ‘Taking Back Our Communities: Combatting the Opiate Epidemic’ conference – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey host sixth ‘Taking Back Our Communities: Combatting the Opiate Epidemic’ conference

Location: Covenant Community Church, 250 Bethany Pike, Wheeling, WV Wheeling 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

Media Availability: 9:00 a.m


Thursday, Aug. 18 10:00 AM Blooms & Berries Farm Market donates 2,000 pounds of tomatoes to Freestore Foodbank – Blooms & Berries Farm Market donates 2,000 pounds of tomatoes, worth almost $5,000, to local Freestore Foodbank. Farm owner Jeff Probst and Freestore Foodbank President/CEO Kurt Reiber participate

Location: Cincinnati’s Freestore Foodbank, 1250 Tennessee Ave, Cincinnati, OH Cincinnati http://www.bloomsandberries.com/

Contacts: Laura Kroeger Blooms & Berries Farm Market 1 513 236 7864 Jessica Kentrup Blooms & Berries Farm Market 1 859 640 2560 Jeff Probst Blooms & Berries Farm Market 1 513 312 0340


Thursday, Aug. 18 6:00 PM Columbus Division of Police host ‘Connecting Columbus with Dialogue’ event

Location: Linden Community Recreation, 1254 Briarwood Ave., Columbus, OH Columbus http://www.columbuspolice.org/

Contacts: Sgt. Rich Weiner Columbus Division of Police rweiner@columbuspolice.org 1 614 645 4593


Thursday, Aug. 18 6:00 PM Ohio EPA holds public hearing on South Field Energy Facility – Ohio Environmental Protection Agency holds public hearing to discuss draft permit for a combined-cycle gas turbine facility to be located in Wellsville, Columbiana County

Location: Southern Ruritan Club Bingo Hall, 1142 Hillcrest Road, S.R. 45, Wellsville, OH http://epa.ohio.gov/ https://twitter.com/OhioEPA

Contacts: Lindey Amer Ohio EPA 1 614 644 2160


Thursday, Aug. 18 – Sunday, Aug. 21 25th Annual Brier Hill Italian Fest

Location: Calvin and Victoria Streets, Youngstown, OH Youngstown http://www.youngstownohio.gov/

Contacts: Michael McGiffin Downtown Events and Citywide Special Projects mmcgifin@youngstownohio.gov 1 330 207 0551


NEW EVENT: Friday, Aug. 19 10:00 AM Investiture ceremony for new U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio – Investiture ceremony of Carole S. Rendon as United States Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio, with speakers including Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown, Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson, Cuyahoga County, OH Executive Armond Budish, FBI Special Agent in Charge Stephen D. Anthony and U.S. Marshall Peter Elliott

Location: Moot Courtroom, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, 1801 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH Cleveland www.justice.gov https://twitter.com/TheJusticeDept

Contacts: Michael Tobin DOJ 1 216 622 3651


NEW EVENT: Friday, Aug. 19 5:00 PM Earth Day Coalition host Annual Clean Transportation Cruise-In – Earth Day Coalition host Annual Clean Transportation Cruise-In, showcasing the latest alternative fuel technologies

Location: Edgewater Park, 6500 Cleveland Memorial Shoreway, Cleveland, OH Cleveland earthdaycoalition.org https://twitter.com/EarthDay_CLE

Contacts: Lisa Heineman Earth Day Coalition lheineman@earthdaycoalition.org 1 216 281 6468 x223


NEW EVENT: Friday, Aug. 19 – Tuesday, Aug. 23 AMAC Annual Airport Business Diversity Conference – Airport Minority Advisory Council Annual Airport Business Diversity Conference, featuring workshops focusing on airport opportunities, business strategies, federal programs and operations

Location: Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland, Cleveland, OH Cleveland http://amac-org.com/ https://twitter.com/AMAC_ORG

Contacts: AMAC 1 703 414 2622


Friday, Aug. 19 12:30 PM Education Secretary King holds roundtable on college access and affordability – Secretary of Education John King holds roundtable with Democrats Sen. Sherrod Brown and Rep. Marcia Fudge, Cuyahoga Community College President Alex Johnson, and students on college access and affordability, in order to hear stories from students and campus leaders about ‘innovative strategies that increase access, affordability, and positive outcomes for all students’

Location: Cuyahoga Community College Advanced Technology Training Center, 3409 Woodland Ave, Cleveland, OH Cleveland http://www.ed.gov/index.jhtml https://twitter.com/usedgov

Contacts: Department of Education press press@ed.gov 1 202 401 1576


Saturday, Aug. 20 50th anniversary of Pantera guitarist Dimebag Darrell’s birth – 50th anniversary of the birth of Darell Lance Abbott, aka Dimebag Darrell, founding guitarist with the heavy metal bands Pantera and Damageplan alongside his brother Vinnie Paul. The guitarist is often cited as one of the most influential metal guitarists of all time. He was shot dead onstage while performing with Damageplan at the Alrosa Villa in Columbus, OH, 8 Dec 2004 * The 15th anniversary of Pantera’s final show is 26 Aug

Location: TBD

Contacts: TBD


Saturday, Aug. 20 Don King celebrates 85th birthday – 85th birthday of Don King, American boxing promoter known for his involvement in historic boxing matchups. King’s career highlights include promoting Muhammad Ali vs. George Foreman aka ‘The Rumble in the Jungle’, and Ali’s match against Joe Frazier aka ‘Thrilla in Manila’. King is an inductee in the International Boxing Hall of Fame and the Gaming Hall of Fame

Location: TBD

Contacts: TBD


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