Ohio Daybook

Associated Press Ohio Daybook for Friday, Aug. 19.

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: Friday, Aug. 19 9:30 AM Dem Rep. Joyce Beatty speaks at OBL Women in Banking Conference – Democratic Rep. Joyce Beatty speaks at Ohio Bankers League 2016 Women in Banking Conference, highlighting her personal and professional journey and discussing her work on the House Committee on Financial Services. She also discusses ‘her role as a ‘bridge-builder in today’s hyper political climate’ and ‘the need for more diversity in the banking industry’

Location: Hilton Columbus at Easton, 3900 Chagrin Dr, Columbus, OH Columbus beatty.house.gov https://twitter.com/RepBeatty

Contacts: Dominic Manecke Office of Rep. Joyce Beatty 1 202 225 4324


NEW EVENT: Friday, Aug. 19 – Sunday, Aug. 21 Matsuricon 2016 – Matsuricon 2016, pop culture event focusing on Japanese and American animation, graphic novels and video games

Location: Columbus, OH Columbus http://matsuricon.org/ https://twitter.com/Matsuricon

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


UPDATED EVENT: Friday, Aug. 19 10:00 AM Investiture ceremony for new U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio – Investiture ceremony of Carole Rendon as U.S. 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 Cleveland Division Special Agent in Charge Stephen Anthony, and U.S. Marshall for the Northern District of Ohio Peter Elliott

Location: 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


UPDATED EVENT: 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’ * Roundtable immediately followed by media availability

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


UPDATED 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 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: Saturday, Aug. 20 9:30 AM G.I. Go public service project – Ohio Department of Natural Resources Director James Zehringer, Ohio Department of Veteran Services Director Chip Tansill, and Ohio National Guard Brigadier General Dana McDaniel deliver opening remarks at G.I. Go public service project. G.I. Go is a new statewide initiative which focuses on creating networking opportunities for military service members and veterans through service projects, in addition to career outreach efforts

Location: Beach area at Caesar Creek State Park, 8574 E. State Route 73, Waynesville, OH http://ohiodnr.gov/

Contacts: Brooke Betit ODNR 1 614 265 6860


NEW EVENT: Saturday, Aug. 20 9:30 AM Hamilton County Republican Party hold National Day of Action events – Hamilton County Republican Party hold ‘Make America Great Again National Day of Action’ events at Norwood High School, 2020 Sherman Ave, Norwood, and Green Township Community Center, 6303 Harrison Ave, Cincinnati

Location: Cincinnati www.hamiltoncountyrepublicanparty.org https://twitter.com/HamCoGOP

Contacts: Alex Triantafilou Hamilton County Republican Party chairmanalext@gmail.com 1 513 535 5220


NEW EVENT: Saturday, Aug. 20 Cuyahoga Valley National Park hosts Founders’ Day service project

Location: Cuyahoga Valley National Park, OH www.nps.gov https://twitter.com/NatlParkService

Contacts: Pamela Barnes NPS pamela_barnes@nps.gov 1 440 546 5994


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


NEW EVENT: Sunday, Aug. 21 9:00 AM CHA Animal Shelter 26th Annual Dog Jog – CHA Animal Shelter 26th Annual Dog Jog, featuring a 5K run and a 1-mile walk/run

Location: Genoa Park, 303 W Broad St, Columbus, OH Columbus http://www.chaanimalshelter.org/ https://twitter.com/CHAAnimals

Contacts: Stephanie Wimbish CHA Animal Shelter Stephanie@CHAAnimalShelter.org 1 614 679 9435


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