North Carolina Daybook


Associated Press North Carolina Daybook for Wednesday, Aug. 24.

The daybook is for planning purposes only and is not intended for publication or broadcast. You should verify any event you plan to cover.

Please keep the AP in mind when news develops.

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Wednesday, Aug. 24 8:30 AM Organizations build new playground in Durham – Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, Durham Parks and Recreation, Keep Durham Beautiful, organizers from KaBOOM!, and community members build new playground based on children’s drawings created at a special design event in June

Location: Crest Street Park, 2503 Crest Street, Durham, NC Durham https://www.bcbsnc.com/ https://twitter.com/BCBSNC

Contacts: Cynthia Booth City of Durham [email protected] 1 919 560 4355 x27223 Chris Privett BCBSNC [email protected] 1 919 323 6392

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Wednesday, Aug. 24 9:00 AM Durham Rescue Mission hosts annual Back-to-School Pep Rally & Backpack Give-away

Location: Durham Rescue Mission’s Center for Hope, 1201 E. Main St., Durham, NC Durham https://www.durhamrescuemission.org/ https://twitter.com/rescuedurham

Contacts: Marti Skold-Jordan GSK US [email protected] 1 919 328 0507

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Wednesday, Aug. 24 9:00 AM Sandhills Community College President Dr. Dempsey announces new program – Sandhills Community College President Dr. John Dempsey hosts press conference to announce a program that will provide tuition for graduates of the college’s four feeder high school for two years

Location: Dempsey Student Center, 3395 Airport Rd, Pinehurst, NC http://www.sandhills.edu/ https://twitter.com/SandhillsCC

Contacts: Karen Manning Sandhills Community College 1 910 695 3995

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Wednesday, Aug. 24 10:00 AM Mike Pence campaigns in North Carolina – 2016 Republican vice presidential nominee Indiana Governor Mike Pence campaigns in the general election battleground state of North Carolina, where he delivers remarks at an event hosted by Charlotte Pipe and Foundry, Charlotte (10:00 AM EDT) and holds a rally at Manufacturing Methods, 9244 Industrial Dr NE, Leland (3:00 PM EDT) * Donald Trump and Gov. Pence will face Democrats Hillary Clinton and Sen. Tim Kaine in the 8 Nov election

Location: Charlotte Wilmington 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 12:00 PM (Leland)

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Wednesday, Aug. 24 10:00 AM North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory attends John Yowell Aviation & Logistics Laboratory grand opening ceremony

Location: Phoenix Academy, 7847 Clinard Farms Road, High Point, NC High Point www.ncgov.com https://twitter.com/NCdotGov

Contacts: North Carolina Office of the Governor Communications [email protected] 1 919 814 2100

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Wednesday, Aug. 24 12:00 PM Organizations hold rally to ‘save the endangered red wolf’ – Organizations hold rally to ‘save the endangered red wolf’, as the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the agency tasked with recovering this species, is considering abandoning its red wolf recovery program this fall. Speakers include North Carolina state Rep. Pricey Harrison, and Red Wolf Coalition Executive Director Kim Wheeler

Location: Pullen Park, 408 Ashe Ave, Raleigh, NC Raleigh http://www.endangered.org/ https://twitter.com/endangered

Contacts: Lia Cheek Endangered Species Coalition [email protected] 1 617 840 4983 Jamie Pang Endangered Species Coalition [email protected] 1 202 347 3737

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Wednesday, Aug. 24 1:30 PM New Hanover Dems deliver remarks ahead of Mike Pence’s visit to Wilmington area – New Hanover Board of County Commissioners Vice-Chairman Commissioners Jonathan Barfield, Jr and New Hanover Democratic Party Chair Richard Poole participate in press conference to ‘contrast visions for the American economy offered by Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, as well as call on Donald Trump and Mike Pence to release their tax returns to the American public’

Location: Outside of Manufacturing Methods, 1987 Andrew Jackson Hwy E, Leland, NC www.hillaryclinton.com https://twitter.com/hillaryclinton

Contacts: Andy Estrada Hillary for America [email protected]

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Wednesday, Aug. 24 3:00 PM Democratic Senate candidate Deborah Ross holds policy discussion on Medicare and Social Security

Location: Mellow Mushroom Meeting Room, 4300 NW Cary Pkwy, Cary, NC http://www.deborahross.com/ https://twitter.com/DeborahRossNC

Contacts: Deborah Ross for Senate [email protected] 1 919 436 2503

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Wednesday, Aug. 24 3:00 PM Dem Rep. Keith Ellison and Charlotte, NC, mayor participate in press conference responding to Mike Pence – Democratic Rep. Keith Ellison and Charlotte, NC, Mayor Jennifer Roberts participate in press conference to respond to 2016 Republican vice presidential nominee Indiana Governor Mike Pence’s remarks in Charlotte. They ‘contrast visions for the American economy offered by Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, as well as call on Trump and Gov. Pence to release their tax returns to the American public’

Location: 5500 Executive Center Dr 200, Charlotte, NC Charlotte www.hillaryclinton.com https://twitter.com/hillaryclinton

Contacts: Michael Gwin Hillary for America [email protected]

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Thursday, Aug. 25 9:00 AM North Carolina State Ports Authority Board of Directors meeting

Location: 2202 Burnett Boulevard, Wilmington, NC Wilmington http://www.ncports.com/

Contacts: North Carolina State Ports Authority 1 800 334 0682

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Thursday, Aug. 25 9:00 AM Montford Point Marine Day ceremony – Montford Point Marine Day ceremony, marking ‘those African American men who received their Marine Corps recruit training at Montford Point following the integration of the Marine Corps in 1942’

Location: Camp Lejeune, NC www.lejeune.marines.mil

Contacts: Annita Best Marine Corps Installations East [email protected] 1 910 451 2571

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Thursday, Aug. 25 10:00 AM North Carolina Council for Women meeting

Location: DEQ Building, 217 W. Jones St., Raleigh, NC Raleigh www.ncgov.com https://twitter.com/NCdotGov

Contacts: Sarah Hinnant Council for Women 1 919 733 2455

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Thursday, Aug. 25 5:00 PM Durham Board of Elections meeting

Location: 201 N Roxboro 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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Thursday, Aug. 25 6:00 PM NCCALJ holds public meeting on North Carolina’s courts – North Carolina Commission on the Administration of Law and Justice hold public meeting on ‘how the courts are doing, what the courts do well, and what needs improving’

Location: 600 E. Fourth Street, Charlotte, NC Charlotte 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. 25 Innovate Raleigh Summit

Location: Raleigh, NC Raleigh http://www.visitraleigh.com/ https://twitter.com/visitRaleigh #RalMAIN

Contacts: Jonathan Freeze Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau [email protected] 1 919 834 5900

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