North Carolina Daybook

Associated Press North Carolina Daybook for Monday, Aug. 08.

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UPDATED EVENT: Monday, Aug. 08 10:30 AM GOP Sen. Richard Burr’s public schedule – Republican Sen. Richard Burr visits GE Energy Connection, 6801 Industrial Dr, Mebane, NC (10:30 AM EDT); visits Bell and Howell, 3791 S Alston Ave, Durham, NC (2:00 PM EDT); and tours RTI International, 3040 E Cornwallis Rd, Research Triangle Park, NC (3:15 PM EDT)

Location: Durham

Contacts: Taylor Holgate Sen. Richard Burr press secretary 1 202 228 1616


Monday, Aug. 08 10:30 AM Dem Rep. G.K. Butterfield speaks at AT&T announcement benefiting North Carolina education – AT&T announce ‘major’ contribution to help North Carolina students graduate from high school ‘ready to succeed in college or a career’. Participants include Democratic Rep. G.K. Butterfield, North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory, AT&T North Carolina President Venessa Harrison, and North Carolina Secretary of Public Instruction June Atkinson

Location: North Carolina Museum of History, 5 E Edenton St, Raleigh, NC Raleigh

Contacts: Josh Gelinas AT&T Media Relations 1 704 206 9071


Monday, Aug. 08 10:30 AM Opening ceremony for new LeBauer Park – Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro hold public dedication, ribbon cutting an opening ceremony for new LeBauer Park, kicking off a week of celebration activities

Location: 213 Mebane St, Greensboro, NC Greensboro

Contacts: Lynn Wooten Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro 1 336 790 7812


Monday, Aug. 08 11:00 AM Dem Rep. Alma Adams visits Charlotte-Mecklenburg, NC, elementary schools – Democratic Rep. Alma Adams visits Charlotte-Mecklenburg, NC, elementary schools participating in The Summer Food Service Program, with stops including Allenbrook Elementary School, 1430 Allenbrook Dr (11:00 AM EDT), Arbor Glen Recreation Center, 1520 Clanton Rd (11:30 AM EDT), and Barringer Elementary School,1546 Walton Rd (12:00 PM EDT)

Location: Charlotte-Mecklenburg, NC Charlotte

Contacts: Courtney O’Neal Office of Rep. Alma Adams courtney.o’ 1 202 225 1510


Monday, Aug. 08 12:00 PM John Locke Foundation host discussion on legal victory in Hammocks Beach case – John Locke Foundation host discussion on ‘This Land is My Land: Eminent Domain and Protecting Property Owners from Government Takings’, with Francis Law Firm Attorney Ruth Sheehan. Discussion focuses on Francis Law Firm’s ‘victory in the Hammocks Beach case, inverse condemnation, and the paltry offers being made by governments and multi-billion dollar utilities for private land in North Carolina’

Location: 200 W. Morgan Street, Suite 200, Raleigh, NC Raleigh

Contacts: JLF 1 919 828 3876

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Monday, Aug. 08 1:15 PM Hillary for America press call with Dem Rep. G.K. Butterfield on North Carolina jobs – Hillary for America hosts press call with Democratic Rep. G.K. Butterfield and former Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Alan Krueger to unveil ‘new analysis that shows how many jobs could specifically be created in North Carolina under Hillary Clinton’s economic plans or lost under a Donald Trump presidency’ * Clinton has ‘pledged to make the largest investment in good-paying jobs since World War II in her first 100 days in office’

Location: TBD

Contacts: Andrew Bates North Carolina Communications 1 336 577 9826


Monday, Aug. 08 6:30 PM North Carolina state Rep. Mark Brody holds town hall meeting to discuss the state budget

Location: Wadesboro Library, 120 S Greene St, Wadesboro, NC

Contacts: Office of Rep. Mark Brody 1 919 715 3029


Monday, Aug. 08 – Wednesday, Aug. 10 Annual Direct Response Forum

Location: Westin Charlotte, Charlotte, NC Charlotte

Contacts: DRF


Monday, Aug. 08 – Tuesday, Aug. 09 Business Opportunity Conference – Carolinas-Virginia Minority Supplier Development Council host annual Business Opportunity Conference, in partnership with title sponsor Bank of America. This year’s theme focuses on ‘The Experience’, providing a ‘robust program for Minority Business Enterprises; networking and panels for Corporate Members and purchasing directors; and a silent auction to support business training scholarships to the University of Richmond’

Location: The Ballantyne Hotel, 10000 Ballantyne Commons Pkwy, Charlotte, NC Charlotte #CVMSDCBOC2016

Contacts: Melissa Hernandez Carolinas-Virginia Minority Supplier Development Council 1 704 549 1000


Tuesday, Aug. 09 8:00 AM Caregivers Summit: Navigating the Transitions in Life – Transitions LifeCare, Transitions GuidingLights, and Alzheimer’s Association host Caregivers Summit: Navigating the Transitions in Life, a full day conference to provide education and support to caregivers in Orange and surrounding counties

Location: The Friday Center, 100 Friday Center Drive, Chapel Hill, NC Chapel Hill

Contacts: Sam Rice Transitions LifeCare 1 919 719 6772


Tuesday, Aug. 09 9:00 AM Raleigh Planning Commission meeting

Location: Avery Upchurch Municipal Complex, City Council Chambers, Raleigh, NC Raleigh

Contacts: Planning Department 1 919 996 2626


Tuesday, Aug. 09 9:00 AM Durham County DSS, NC DAAS host community listening session on aging population – Durham County Department of Social Services and North Carolina Division of Aging and Adult Services host a community-wide listening session on the needs of the aging population

Location: Commissioners Chambers, 200 E Main Street, Durham, NC Durham

Contacts: Robert Wallace Department of Social Services Rwallace@Dconc.Gov 1 919 560 8622


Tuesday, Aug. 09 7:00 PM Raleigh Fire Department hold public meeting on the rebuild of Fire Station 14

Location: Jaycee Park Community Center, 2405 Wade Ave., Raleigh, NC Raleigh

Contacts: Andrew Langan Raleigh Fire Department 1 919 996 5951


Tuesday, Aug. 09 Re-opening of R.J. Reynolds Forest Aviary

Location: North Carolina Zoo, 4401 Zoo Pkwy, Asheboro, NC Asheboro

Contacts: Lane Ragsdale North Carolina Zoo 1 336 879 7203


Tuesday, Aug. 09 – Thursday, Aug. 11 12th Dogwood State Junior Championship – 12th Dogwood State Junior Championship, featuring 134 players in the Boys’ Division and 41 players in the Girls’ Division

Location: Cabarrus Country Club, Concord, NC

Contacts: Carolinas Golf Association 1 910 673 1000


Wednesday, Aug. 10 3:00 PM SIG Symposium Mooresville

Location: Penske Racing, Headquarters, Mooresville, NC

Contacts: SIG 1 904 310 9560


Wednesday, Aug. 10 BB&T Corporation: Q3 2016 Ex-dividend date

Location: TBD

Contacts: Tamera Gjesdal BB&T Investor Relations 1 336 733 3058


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