Ohio Daybook

Associated Press Ohio Daybook for Saturday, Aug. 20.

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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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


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


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


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


Sunday, Aug. 21 11:00 AM Bowling Green State University Class of 2020 Convocation

Location: Stroh Center, 1535 E Wooster St, Bowling Green, OH Bowling Green http://www.bgsu.edu/ https://twitter.com/bgsu

Contacts: Dave Kielmeyer BGSU davidk@bgsu.edu 1 419 372 8587


Monday, Aug. 22 – Thursday, Aug. 25 8:00 AM Police Fleet Expo – Police Fleet Expo: in-depth demonstrations of the newest technology and a close-up look at vehicles being outfitted at the Upfitters’ Challenge

Location: Hilton Columbus Downtown Hotel, 401 N High St, Columbus, OH Columbus http://www.hendonpub.com/policefleetexpo/

Contacts: Hendon Publishing info@hendonpub.com 1 847 444 3300


Monday, Aug. 22 12:30 PM Ohio Board of Building Appeals meeting

Location: 6606 Tussing Road, Training Room 1, Reynoldsburg, OH Reynoldsburg www.com.ohio.gov https://twitter.com/OhioCommerce

Contacts: Lindsey Burnworth Ohio Department of Commerce Lindsey.Burnworth@com.state.oh.us 1 614 995 5791


Monday, Aug. 22 7:00 PM Donald Trump campaigns in Ohio – 2016 Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump campaigns in the general election battleground state of Ohio, with a rally in Akron * Trump and Mike Pence will face Democrats Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine in the 8 Nov election

Location: James A. Rhodes Arena, 373 Carroll Street, Akron, OH Akron www.donaldjtrump.com https://twitter.com/realdonaldtrump

Contacts: Hope Hicks Make America Great Again hhicks@donaldtrump.com 1 212 715 6785 1 203 273 0226

Doors open 4:00 PM


Monday, Aug. 22 AFLAC: Q3 2016 Ex-dividend date

Location: TBD http://www.aflac.com/investors/default.aspx https://twitter.com/aflacduck

Contacts: Robin Wilkey AFLAC Corp Investor Relations ir@aflac.com 1 706 596 3264


Monday, Aug. 22 Health Care REIT, Inc: Q2 2016 Dividend payment date

Location: TBD http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?c=92250&p=irol-IRHome

Contacts: Scott Estes Health Care REIT Investor Relations sestes@hcreit.com 1 419 247 2800


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