North Carolina Daybook


Associated Press North Carolina Daybook for Saturday, Jul. 23.

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Saturday, Jul. 23 10:00 AM Burlington Animal Services participates in national Clear the Shelters adoption drive – Burlington Animal Services participates participating in the NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations’ Clear the Shelters second annual nationwide pet adoption drive

Location: 221 Stone Quarry Rd., Haw River, NC http://www.ci.burlington.nc.us/ https://twitter.com/BurlingtonNC

Contacts: Burlington Animal Services 1 336 578 0343

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Saturday, Jul. 23 6:30 PM Jasika Nicole and Miss Lawrence speak at Campus Pride Homecoming and Awards Banquet – Campus Pride Homecoming and Awards Banquet, featuring special guest speakers ‘Scandal’ and ‘Fringe’ actress Jasika Nicole, and celebrity stylist Miss Lawrence. During the event, Campus Pride recognizes Nicole and Lawrence for their ‘significant contributions to the LGBTQ community through media with this year’s Campus Pride Voice and Action National Leadership Awards.’ Activist Mandy Carter is also recognized for her ‘outstanding service to social justice’

Location: Johnson & Wales University, Wildcat Center, 235 S. Cedar St., Charlotte, NC Charlotte https://www.campuspride.org/ https://twitter.com/campuspride

Contacts: Campus Pride 1 704 277 6710

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Saturday, Jul. 23 – Wednesday, Jul. 27 VFW National Convention – Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. National Convention. Speakers include presumptive 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton (Monday) and 2016 Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump (Tuesday), as well as Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald, Under Secretary for Health Dr David Shulkin, and Acting Under Secretary for Benefits Thomas Murphy, Selective Service System Director Lawrence Romo, Republican Rep. Robert Pittenger, Charlotte, NC, Mayor Jennifer Roberts, Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency Acting Director Fern Sumpter Winbush, USAA President/CEO Stuart Parker, and Student Veterans of America CEO/President Jarod Lyon. National awards presented during conference include Armed Forces Award (to U.S. Army Special Forces Command, Airborne), Americanism Award (to artist Scott LoBaido), Hall of Fame Award (to comedian Lt. Col. (Ret.) Rob Riggle), and National Teacher Awards (to Jessica Mosley, Donna Kregelka, and William Ellery)

Location: Charlotte Convention Center, 501 S College St, Charlotte, NC Charlotte http://www.vfw.org/ https://twitter.com/VFWHQ

Contacts: Joe Davis VFW Washington Office Director of Public Affairs [email protected] 1 202 608 8357 1 202 374 9998

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Monday, Jul. 25 – Friday, Jul. 29 7:50 AM 2016 Carolina Brotherhood Ride kick-off ceremony – 2016 Carolina Brotherhood Ride kick-off ceremony. The ride honors families of firefighters and law enforcement officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty from North and South Carolina. Riders cycle from Columbia, SC to Raleigh, NC over five days

Location: First Responders Remembrance Memorial, 1101 Lincoln St., Columbia, SC Columbia http://carolinabrotherhood.com/ https://twitter.com/carolinabhood

Contacts: Cpt. Brick Lewis Columbia Fire Department [email protected] 1 803 413 8555 Bill Suthard Carolina Brotherhood [email protected] 1 704 604 8928

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Monday, Jul. 25 12:00 PM John Locke Foundation hosts ‘With All Due Respect, What Are You Thinking?’ discussion – John Locke Foundation hosts ‘With All Due Respect, What Are You Thinking?’ discussion with John Locke Foundation Vice President for Outreach Becki Gray

Location: 200 W. Morgan Street, Suite 200, Raleigh, NC Raleigh http://www.johnlocke.org/ https://twitter.com/JohnLockeNC

Contacts: JLF 1 919 828 3876

Registration: Send a note to [email protected]

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Monday, Jul. 25 Hillary Clinton speaks at VFW National Convention in North Carolina – Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. National Convention continues, with speakers today including presumptive 2016 Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton * 2016 Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks tomorrow * Democratic National Convention begins today, where Clinton is expected to be confirmed as the Democratic presidential nominee

Location: Charlotte Convention Center, 501 S College St, Charlotte, NC Charlotte http://www.vfw.org/ https://twitter.com/VFWHQ

Contacts: TBD

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