North Carolina Daybook

Associated Press North Carolina Daybook for Thursday, Jul. 28.

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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

Contacts: The Support Center 1 919 803 1437


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

Contacts: Tess Rollano Coyne PR 1 973 588 2133


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

Contacts: Tammy Everett North Carolina Defense Business Association 1 910 690 4450


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

Contacts: Beverly Shuford Dept. on Aging 1 919 245 2023


Thursday, Jul. 28 1:00 PM CMS announce public-engagement sessions on student assignment – Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools announce schedule for public-engagement sessions on student assignment, and discuss new school options and additional availability

Location: The Military and Global Leadership Academy at Marie G. Davis, 3351 Griffith St., Charlotte, NC Charlotte

Contacts: CMS Media Line 1 980 343 6243


Thursday, Jul. 28 2:00 PM Democratic Senate candidate Deborah Ross holds policy discussion on Medicare and Social Security

Location: Wayne County Museum, 116 N William St, Goldsboro, NC Goldsboro

Contacts: Austin Vevruka Deborah Ross for Senate 1 919 391 9027


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

Contacts: Ashley Alderson Ward and Smith 1 910 794 4865


Thursday, Jul. 28 6:30 PM Hillary for North Carolina hosts watch parties to watch Clinton accept the nomination – Hillary for North Carolina hosts watch parties to watch Hillary Clinton accept the Democratic nomination at Nash County Democratic Headquarters, 1916 Stone Rose Drive, Rocky Mount (6:30 PM EDT); with former North Carolina state senator and candidate for Wilmington County Commissioner Julia Boseman at Morning Glory Coffee Shop, 1415 Dawson Street, Wilmington (6:30 PM EDT); with Democratic nominee for North Carolina Lieutenant Governor Linda Coleman, Democratic nominee for North Carolina State Treasurer Dan Blue III, and North Carolina state Sen. Jay Chaudhuri at Goodwin House, North Carolina Democratic Party Headquarters, 220 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh (7:00 PM EDT); with Asheville Mayor Esther Manheimer and North Carolina state Sen. Terry Van Duyn at Pour Taproom, 800 Haywood Road, Asheville (7:00 PM EDT); with North Carolina state Sen. Jeff Jackson at Jackalope Jacks, 1936 East 7th Street, Charlotte (7:00 PM EDT); Home of Catherine Magid, 1006-B Gretchen Lane, Greensboro (7:00 PM EDT)

Location: Asheville Charlotte Greensboro Raleigh Rocky Mount Wilmington

Contacts: Andy Estrada Hillary for America


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 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), 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

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


Friday, Jul. 29 8:30 AM Charlotte-Douglas International Airport host Elevated Roadway media tour – Charlotte-Douglas International Airport host media tour of construction site and update reporters about the progression of the Elevated Roadway

Location: Hourly Parking Deck, 5501 R C Josh Birmingham Pkwy, Charlotte, NC Charlotte

Contacts: Lee Davis Charlotte-Douglas International Airport 1 704 359 4933


Friday, Jul. 29 9:00 AM National Montford Point Marine Association Annual Convention – National Montford Point Marine Association Annual Convention. Event features the first phase of the National Montford Point Marine Memorial – a dedication to honor the nation’s first African-Americans admitted to the U.S. Marine Corps

Location: Lejeune Memorial Gardens, Jacksonville, NC Jacksonville

Contacts: Monica Wood MWPR 1 704 430 6300


Friday, Jul. 29 9:00 AM University of North Carolina Board of Governors meeting

Location: UNC Center for School Leadership Development, 140 Friday Center, Chapel Hill, NC Chapel Hill

Contacts: Joni Worthington University of North Carolina 1 919 962 4629


Friday, Jul. 29 11:30 AM Pope Center’s Annual Milton Friedman Legacy Day luncheon – John William Pope Center for Higher Education Policy annual Milton Friedman Legacy Day luncheon, featuring a speech from Duke University Center for the History of Political Economy Director Dr. Bruce Caldwell on ‘Fighting the Decline in the History of Economics: How Will Students Today Learn about Milton Friedman?’

Location: Blandwood Mansion Carriage House,447 West Washington Street, Greensboro, NC Greensboro

Contacts: John William Pope Center for Higher Education Policy 1 919 828 1400


Friday, Jul. 29 12:00 PM Charlotte Touchdown Club Luncheon Speaker Series with Carolina Panthers Hall of Famer LB Kevin Greene

Location: Sheraton Charlotte Hotel, 555 South McDowell St, S Tower, Charlotte, NC Charlotte

Contacts: Charlotte Touchdown Club 1 704 347 2918


Friday, Jul. 29 12:00 PM Alamance County’s inaugural Tomato Sandwich Festival – Alamance County’s inaugural Tomato Sandwich Festival, sponsored by TS Designs, Simply Kneeds, Duke’s Mayonnaise, and Mindful Supply. Proceeds benefit United Way of Alamance County’s Community Fund

Location: Company Shops Market, 268 E Front St, Burlington, NC Burlington

Contacts: Lauren Berk United Way of Alamance County 1 336 438 2000


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


Saturday, Jul. 30 International Champions Cup soccer continues – 2016 International Champions Cup (ICC) soccer fixtures, played in Ireland – Celtic vs. Barcelona, Aviva Stadium, Dublin – and in the U.S. – Real Madrid vs. Chelsea (at Michigan Stadium, Ann Arbor, MI), Inter Milan vs. Bayern Munich (Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, NC), Liverpool vs. AC Milan (Levi’s Stadium, Santa Clara, CA), and Paris Saint-Germain vs. Leicester (StubHub Center, Carson, CA)

Location: Ann Arbor Carson Santa Clara Charlotte #ICC2016

Contacts: Ben Spencer Relevent Sports


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