North Carolina Daybook


Associated Press North Carolina Daybook for Wednesday, Aug. 17.

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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Wednesday, Aug. 17 8:30 AM Republican Sen. Richard Burr attends Southeast Region Aerospace Supplier and Advanced Manufacturing Summit

Location: Benton Convention Center, 301 W 5th St, Winston-Salem, NC Winston-Salem burr.senate.gov https://twitter.com/SenatorBurr

Contacts: Taylor Holgate Sen. Richard Burr press secretary [email protected] 1 202 228 1616

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Wednesday, Aug. 17 9:00 AM Lowe’s Cos: Q2 2016 Earning conference call / Webcast

Location: TBD http://www.lowes.com/lkn?action=frameSet&url=www.shareholder.com/lowes/index2.cfm https://twitter.com/Lowes

Contacts: Michelle Wingler Lowe’s Investor Relations [email protected] 1 704 758 2622

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Wednesday, Aug. 17 11:00 AM North Carolina Transportation Secretary Tennyson attends Currituck Ferry Terminal ribbon cutting – North Carolina Transportation Secretary Nick Tennyson, State Board of Transportation member Malcolm Fearing and North Carolina Ferry Division Director Ed Goodwin participate in ribbon cutting ceremony for new Currituck Ferry Terminal and Welcome Center

Location: Currituck Ferry Terminal, 173 Courthouse Road, Currituck, NC http://www.ncdot.gov/ https://twitter.com/ncdot

Contacts: Tim Hass NCDOT [email protected] 1 252 473 3461

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Wednesday, Aug. 17 11:00 AM Charles Meeker holds press conference to ‘criticize improper contributions to Labor Commissioner Berry’ – North Carolina Commissioner of Labor nominee Charles Meeker holds press conference to ‘criticize improper contributions accepted by Labor Commissioner Cherie Berry’

Location: Parker, Poe, Adams, and Bernstein; 301 Fayetteville St. 1400, Raleigh, NC Raleigh http://www.charlesmeeker.org/ https://twitter.com/MeekerforNC

Contacts: Perry Woods Charles Meeker for NC Commissioner of Labor [email protected] 1 919 608 3080

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Wednesday, Aug. 17 1:00 PM Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and NCSHP announce ‘unique partnership’ – Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center General Surgery Chair J. Wayne Meredith, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center’s Jeff Hinshaw, and North Carolina Highway Patrol Major Dedric Robinson hold news conference to announce a ‘unique partnership to provide state troopers with lifesaving bleeding control kits for trauma victims.’ Wake Forest Baptist personnel demonstrate the use of the trauma kit on a simulation manikin

Location: Highway Patrol Troop E, District IV office, 2001 Silas Creek Parkway, Winston-Salem, NC Winston-Salem http://www.wakehealth.edu/ https://twitter.com/wakehealth

Contacts: Joe McCloskey Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center [email protected] 1 336 716 1273 Eryn Johnson Wake Health [email protected] 1 336 713 8228

RSVP by 10:00 am

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Wednesday, Aug. 17 1:30 PM Anne Holton – Tim Kaine’s wife – addresses campaign organizers and supporters in Greensboro and Charlotte, NC – 2016 Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine’s wife Anne Holton addresses campaign organizers and volunteers to highlight North Carolina’s ‘critical role in this election’, thank organizers and volunteers for their support and dedication, and discuss ‘Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine’s commitment to building an America that is stronger together and their agenda for tax fairness and investing in North Carolina’ at Campaign Field Office, 2300 W Meadowview Rd, Greensboro, NC (1:30 PM EDT) and Campaign Field Office, 5534 S Blvd, Charlotte, NC (3:30 PM EDT)

Location: Charlotte www.hillaryclinton.com https://twitter.com/hillaryclinton

Contacts: Andy Estrada Hillary for America [email protected]

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Wednesday, Aug. 17 5:00 PM Durham County Board of Elections special meeting to discuss the Early Voting Plan

Location: Commissioners’ Chambers, 200 E. Main Street, Durham, NC Durham 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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Wednesday, Aug. 17 5:00 PM Javy Lopez meets fans and signs autographs – Three-time All-Star and 1995 World Series champion with the Atlanta Braves Javy Lopez meets fans and signs autographs

Location: BB&T Ballpark, 324 S Mint St, Charlotte, NC Charlotte http://www.milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t494 https://twitter.com/KnightsBaseball

Contacts: Tommy Viola Charlotte Knights [email protected] 1 704 274 8203

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Wednesday, Aug. 17 Lowe’s Cos: Q2 2016 Results

Location: TBD http://www.lowes.com/lkn?action=frameSet&url=www.shareholder.com/lowes/index2.cfm https://twitter.com/Lowes

Contacts: Michelle Wingler Lowe’s Investor Relations [email protected] 1 704 758 2622

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Wednesday, Aug. 17 Lowe’s Q2 2016 earnings – Lowe’s Companies Q2 2016 earnings, for the home improvement and appliance retail chain with over 1,840 stores nationwide

Location: TBD http://www.lowes.com https://twitter.com/Lowes

Contacts: Connie Bryant Lowes Cos Media [email protected] 1 704 758 2403

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Wednesday, Aug. 17 NEEDTOBREATHE begin North American tour

Location: Red Hat Amphitheater, Raleigh, NC Raleigh https://twitter.com/NEEDTOBREATHE

Contacts: Glenn Fukushima Atlantic Records press [email protected] 1 818 238 6833

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Wednesday, Aug. 17 House Ethics Committee self-imposed deadline to announce update on GOP Rep. Mark Meadows – House Committee on Ethics due to announce its course of action on the matter regarding Republican Rep. Mark Meadows – which was referred to the Committee by the Office of Congressional Ethics in March – on or before today * Matter was extended in July, although with the Committee noting that the extension ‘does not itself indicate that any violation has occurred, or reflect any judgment on behalf of the Committee’ * Reasons for investigations are generally kept secret, although reports have suggested he broke Congressional rules by paying a former staffer for vacation and severance

Location: TBD http://www.house.gov/ethics/

Contacts: House Ethics Committee 1 202 225 7103

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Thursday, Aug. 18 8:15 AM 2016 North Carolina Philanthropy Conference – 2016 North Carolina Philanthropy Conference, co-hosted by the Charlotte, Triad and Triangle chapters of the Association of Fundraising professionals

Location: Sheraton Charlotte Hotel, 555 South McDowell St, S Tower, Charlotte, NC Charlotte http://www.ncphilanthropyconference.org/

Contacts: Sharon Tripp North Carolina Philanthropy Conference [email protected]

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Thursday, Aug. 18 1:00 PM Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority Board meeting

Location: Authority Administration Building, 1000 Trade Drive, RDU Airport, NC http://www.rdu.com/airport-authority/

Contacts: Andrew Sawyer Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority [email protected] 1 919 840 7706

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Thursday, Aug. 18 4:30 PM Raleigh Planning Commission meeting

Location: City Council Chambers, 222 West Hargett Street, Raleigh, NC Raleigh http://www.raleighnc.gov/ https://twitter.com/RaleighGov

Contacts: Planning Department 1 919 996 2626

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Thursday, Aug. 18 6:00 PM Burlington Police Department hosts Youth Empowerment Social

Location: 128 East Front Street, Burlington, NC Burlington http://www.ci.burlington.nc.us/ https://twitter.com/BurlingtonNC

Contacts: Asst. Chief Chris Verdeck Burlington Police Department [email protected] 1 336 229 3542

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Thursday, Aug. 18 6:00 PM Public comment meeting on improving North Carolina’s court system – North Carolina Commission on the Administration of Law and Justice hosts public comment meeting on improving North Carolina’s court system

Location: Buncombe County Judicial Complex, 60 Court Plaza, Asheville, NC Asheville www.nccourts.org

Contacts: Sharon Gladwell North Carolina Administrative Office of the Courts [email protected] 1 919 890 1394

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Thursday, Aug. 18 7:30 PM Donald Trump campaigns in North Carolina – 2016 Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump campaigns in the general election battleground state of North Carolina, with a campaign rally at Charlotte * Trump and Mike Pence will face Democrats Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine in the 8 Nov election

Location: Charlotte Convention Center, 501 South College Street, Charlotte, NC Charlotte www.donaldjtrump.com https://twitter.com/realdonaldtrump

Contacts: Hope Hicks Make America Great Again [email protected] 1 212 715 6785 1 203 273 0226

Doors open 4:30 PM

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Thursday, Aug. 18 BWX Technologies Inc: Q2 2016 Ex-dividend date

Location: TBD http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?c=254056&p=irol-news&nyo=0

Contacts: Alan Nethery BWX Technologies Inc Investor Relations [email protected] 1 980 365 4300

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Thursday, Aug. 18 – Sunday, Aug. 21 US PGA Golf Tour: Wyndham Championship

Location: Sedgefield Country Club, Greensboro, NC Greensboro www.pgatour.com https://twitter.com/PGATOUR

Contacts: USPGA Tour 1 904 285 3700

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