North Carolina Daybook


Associated Press North Carolina Daybook for Wednesday, Jul. 27.

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: Wednesday, Jul. 27 1:00 PM Chapel Hill firefighters demonstrate STEM training with young Chapel Hill residents – Chapel Hill firefighters demonstrate STEM training with young Chapel Hill residents, showing how Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math are used in fire departments

Location: Chapel Hill Public Library, 100 Library Drive, Chapel Hill, NC Chapel Hill http://www.townofchapelhill.org/

Contacts: Ran Northam Town of Chapel Hill [email protected] 1 919 606 1067

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NEW EVENT: Wednesday, Jul. 27 6:30 PM Hillary for North Carolina Convention Day 3 Watch Party – Hillary for North Carolina Convention Day 3 Watch Party, featuring North Carolina state Rep. Billy Richardson and North Carolina State Senate Candidate Toni Morris

Location: Phat Daddy’s Sports Bar & Grill, 3406 Raeford Road, Fayetteville, NC Fayetteville www.hillaryclinton.com https://twitter.com/hillaryclinton

Contacts: Andy Estrada Hillary for America [email protected]

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UPDATED EVENT: Wednesday, Jul. 27 – Thursday, Jul. 28 4:00 PM Democratic National Convention continues with President Obama, Sen. Tim Kaine, and Vice President Biden – 2016 Democratic National Convention day three, with today themed ‘Working Together’. Speakers include President Barack Obama, vice presidential nominee Sen. Tim Kaine, Vice President Joe Biden, Second Lady Dr Jill Biden, Democratic Rep. G.K. Butterfield and members of the Congressional Black Caucus, Rep. Judy Chu and members of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, Rep. Ben Ray Lujan and candidates of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley, NARAL President Ilyse Hogue, Rear Adm. (Ret.) John Hutson, civil rights leaders Jesse Jackson, former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta, former Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsay, EMILY’s List President Stephanie Schriock, and Center for American Progress Action Fund President Neera Tanden * Today marks the 12th anniversary of then-Senate candidate Obama delivering the keynote at the Convention in Boston – the speech that introduced him to the nation

Location: Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA Philadelphia www.demconvention.com https://twitter.com/demconvention

Contacts: Democratic National Convention press [email protected] 1 980 249 5310

Obama speaks at 10:30 PM, Biden at 9:00 PM

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Wednesday, Jul. 27 8:00 AM RTCC SMART Series: ‘Leveraging the Internet of Things to Create Smart and Efficient Buildings’ – Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster SMART Series: ‘Leveraging the Internet of Things to Create Smart and Efficient Buildings’ with speakers from Hoffman and Hoffman, PlotWatt, Schneider Electric, and Smart Office Energy Solutions on ‘how the internet of things is driving energy efficiency through the development of smart homes and buildings’

Location: RTP Headquarters, 12 Davis Dr., Research Triangle Park, NC http://www.researchtrianglecleantech.org/ https://twitter.com/tricleantech

Contacts: Jenn Bosser Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster [email protected] 1 919 334 4080

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Wednesday, Jul. 27 9:00 AM Laboratory Corp of America Holdings: Q2 2016 Earning conference call / Webcast

Location: TBD http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?c=84636&p=irol-irhome

Contacts: Paul Surdez Laboratory Corp of America Holdings Investor Relations [email protected] 1 336 436 5076

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Wednesday, Jul. 27 10:00 AM Krispy Kreme shareholders vote on proposed acquisition by JAB Holdings – Krispy Kreme Doughnut Special Meeting for shareholders to vote on proposed acquisition by JAB Holdings, which was announced in May

Location: Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation, Winston-Salem, NC Winston-Salem www.krispykreme.com https://twitter.com/krispykreme

Contacts: Darryl Carr Krispy Kreme Doughnuts press [email protected] 1 336 726 8996

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Wednesday, Jul. 27 12:00 PM What Works Cities Twitter Town Hall – What Works Cities Twitter Town Hall with five cities (Greensboro, NC; Kansas City, KS; Naperville, IL; Scottsdale, AZ; Wichita, KS) discussing topics including ‘open data, performance management and each cities work with the initiative.’ The What Works Cities program, funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies, ‘collaborates with participating municipalities to review their current use of data and understand where they are utilizing best practices’

Location: Greensboro Scottsdale Naperville Kansas City Wichita http://whatworkscities.bloomberg.org/ https://twitter.com/whatworkscities #WWClive

Contacts: Bloomberg Philanthropies Media [email protected]

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Wednesday, Jul. 27 12:00 PM ‘Predatory payday lenders’ discussion at North Carolina Policy Watch – North Carolina Policy Watch host ‘Predatory payday lenders: Is North Carolina rid of them for good or will they make a comeback?’ discussion, featuring Consumer Federation of America Financial Services Director Tom Feltner

Location: Junior League of Raleigh Building, 711 Hillsborough St., Raleigh, NC Raleigh http://www.ncpolicywatch.com/ https://twitter.com/ncpolicywatch

Contacts: Rob Schofield North Carolina Policy Watch [email protected] 1 919 861 2065

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Wednesday, Jul. 27 5:00 PM Greensboro Human Relations Commission host Mental Health Awareness Series forum – Greensboro Human Relations Commission host Mental Health Awareness Series forum on police and public safety. Forum discussion ‘focuses on what happens when persons with mental illness interact with first responders and public safety personnel’

Location: Greensboro Historical Museum, 130 Summit Ave., Greensboro, NC Greensboro www.greensboro-nc.gov/ https://twitter.com/greensborocity

Contacts: Jodie Stanley Human Relations Office 1 336 373 2038

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Wednesday, Jul. 27 Laboratory Corp of America Holdings: Q2 2016 Results

Location: TBD http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?c=84636&p=irol-irhome

Contacts: Paul Surdez Laboratory Corp of America Holdings Investor Relations [email protected] 1 336 436 5076

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Wednesday, Jul. 27 – Thursday, Jul. 28 Defense Secretary Carter continues North Carolina / Massachusetts / Illinois trip – Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter continues three-day trip to North Carolina, Massachusetts, and Illinois to ‘advance his top priorities – delivering the Islamic State group a lasting defeat, ensuring that we continue to recruit top talent for the Force of the Future, and building bridges to America’s innovative technology community’. Agenda for the trip includes visits to Fort Bragg, NC (to meet soldiers from the XVIII Airborne Corps, including Commander Lt. Gen. Steve Townsend, who will soon be deploying and taking over the lead of the counter-Islamic State group military campaign, to thank them for their service and provide them with an update on the campaign and the important mission they will execute), to Boston (to announce the next step forward in his innovation agenda, and to meet military recruiters from the region), and Naval Station Great Lakes, IL (to visit some of our newest recruits as they go through U.S. Navy boot camp and prepare to join the Force of the Future, and to meet instructors)

Location: Boston http://www.defense.gov/ https://twitter.com/DeptofDefense

Contacts: DoD press 1 703 697 5131

Visit to Naval Station Great Lakes was originally scheduled for last month but was postponed due to severe weather

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Wednesday, Jul. 27 – Saturday, Jul. 30 North Carolina Association of ABC Boards Summer Conference

Location: Sheraton Greensboro Hotel at Four Seasons, 3121 West Gate City Blvd, Greensboro, NC Greensboro http://dconc.gov/ https://twitter.com/DurhamCounty

Contacts: Tania De Los Santos Durham County Board of Commissioners [email protected] 1 919 560 0025

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NEW EVENT: Thursday, Jul. 28 9:00 AM The Support Center and Woodforest National Bank host Small Business Symposium

Location: Grandover Resort & Conference Center, 100 Club Rd. Greensboro, NC Greensboro https://thesupportcenter-nc.org/ https://twitter.com/SupportCenterNC

Contacts: The Support Center 1 919 803 1437

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NEW EVENT: Thursday, Jul. 28 11:15 AM Humana hosts events to highlight health lifestyles through sports – Humana hosts events to ‘give local residents concrete examples of how they can maintain healthy lifestyles via sports and general fitness.’ Events include a ‘Power of Partnership’ panel discussion (11:15 AM EDT), and Senior Games 101Seminar (12:25 PM EDT). Participants include ABC 11 Reporter Amber Rupinta, North Carolina MarketPoint Director Patrick Farley, North Carolina Senior Games President and Executive Director Brad Allen, and Durham Senior Divas ‘N Dudes cheerleading squad Captain Dr. Louise Gooche

Location: Humana Guidance Center, Harvest Plaza, 8800 Harvest Oaks Drive, Ste. 100, Raleigh, NC Raleigh http://www.humana.com https://twitter.com/Humana

Contacts: Tess Rollano Coyne PR [email protected] 1 973 588 2133

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NEW EVENT: Thursday, Jul. 28 11:30 AM NCDBA Chairman’s Annual Luncheon – North Carolina Defense Business Association Chairman’s Annual Luncheon, with the theme ‘Together We Win.’ Event features keynote speaker former General Nick Justice

Location: Jane S. McKimmon Conference Center, 1101 Gorman Street, Raleigh, NC Raleigh http://www.ncdba.com/ https://twitter.com/NCDBA

Contacts: Tammy Everett North Carolina Defense Business Association [email protected] 1 910 690 4450

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NEW EVENT: Thursday, Jul. 28 1:00 PM Orange County SHIIP Town Hall meeting for Medicare beneficiaries – North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin and Orange County Department on Aging host SHIIP Town Hall meeting for Medicare beneficiaries, to provide information about ‘Medicare’s preventive benefits and cost savings programs’

Location: Passmore Center, 103 Meadowlands Dr, Hillsborough, NC http://www.orangecountync.gov/ https://twitter.com/OCNCGOV

Contacts: Beverly Shuford Dept. on Aging [email protected] 1 919 245 2023

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NEW EVENT: Thursday, Jul. 28 5:30 PM Portrait unveiling in honor of District Court Judge Elton Tucker – Portrait unveiling and presentation in honor of District Court Judge Elton Tucker and celebration of the 50th anniversary of the District Courts

Location: New Hanover County Courthouse, Courtroom 317, 316 Princess Street, Wilmington, NC Wilmington www.nccourts.org

Contacts: Ashley Alderson Ward and Smith [email protected] 1 910 794 4865

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Thursday, Jul. 28 Defense Secretary Carter concludes North Carolina / Massachusetts / Illinois trip – Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter concludes three-day trip to North Carolina, Massachusetts, and Illinois to ‘advance his top priorities – delivering the Islamic State group a lasting defeat, ensuring that we continue to recruit top talent for the Force of the Future, and building bridges to America’s innovative technology community’. Agenda for the the trip includes visits to Fort Bragg, NC (to meet soldiers from the XVIII Airborne Corps, including Commander Lt. Gen. Steve Townsend, who will soon be deploying and taking over the lead of the counter-Islamic State group military campaign, to thank them for their service and provide them with an update on the campaign and the important mission they will execute), to Boston (to announce the next step forward in his innovation agenda, and to meet military recruiters from the region), and Naval Station Great Lakes, IL (to visit some of our newest recruits as they go through U.S. Navy boot camp and prepare to join the Force of the Future, and to meet instructors)

Location: Boston http://www.defense.gov/ https://twitter.com/DeptofDefense

Contacts: DoD press 1 703 697 5131

Visit to Naval Station Great Lakes was originally scheduled for last month but was postponed due to severe weather

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Friday, Jul. 29 Elizabeth Dole celebrates 80th birthday – 80th birthday of Elizabeth Dole, former American politician who served in both the Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush presidential administrations, as well as the Senate. She is married to former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole

Location: TBD

Contacts: TBD

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