North Carolina Daybook

Associated Press North Carolina Daybook for Tuesday, Aug. 09.

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NEW EVENT: Tuesday, Aug. 09 8:30 AM GOP Sen. Richard Burr’s public schedule – Republican Sen. Richard Burr visits Bridgestone Firestone, 3001 Firestone Pkwy, Wilson, NC (8:30 AM EDT); attends AARP North Carolina Awards Reception, where he receives an award, 1511 Sunday Dr, Raleigh, NC (11:00 AM EDT); visits Grady-White Boats, 5121 Martin Luther King, Jr. Hwy, Greenville, NC (2:30 PM EDT); and tours ASMO Greenville of North Carolina, 1125 Sugg Pkwy, Greenville, NC (3:45 PM EDT)

Location: Greenville Raleigh Wilson

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


NEW EVENT: Tuesday, Aug. 09 11:00 AM North Carolina AG Cooper tours Cape Fear Community College – North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper tours Cape Fear Community College’s Health Science program and the Marine Technical program, and holds media availability * Roy Cooper is running for Governor of North Carolina in the 2016 election against incumbent Pat McCrory

Location: Union Station Building, 502 North Front Street, Wilmington, NC Wilmington

Contacts: Ford Porter Roy Cooper for North Carolina

Please RSVP to Ford Porter at RSVPs and credentials are required


NEW EVENT: Tuesday, Aug. 09 2:00 PM Donald Trump campaigns in North Carolina – 2016 Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump campaigns in North Carolina, holding campaign rallies at Trask Coliseum, UNC Wilmington, 601 S College Rd, Wilmington (2:00 PM EDT) and Crown Arena, 1960 Coliseum Dr, Fayetteville (6:00 PM EDT) * Trump and Indiana Governor Mike Pence will face Democrats Hillary Clinton and Sen. Tim Kaine in the 8 Nov election

Location: Fayetteville Wilmington

Contacts: Hope Hicks Make America Great Again 1 212 715 6785 1 203 273 0226

Doors open 11:00 am (2:00 pm), 3:00 pm (6:00 pm)


NEW EVENT: Tuesday, Aug. 09 5:30 PM Charlotte Knights and Rotary Club of Charlotte host special ceremony – Charlotte Knights Baseball Club and Rotary Club of Charlotte host special ceremony to celebrate Rotary Club of Charlotte’s centennial of service to Charlotte and the region

Location: BB&T Ballpark, 324 S Mint St, Charlotte, NC Charlotte

Contacts: Tommy Viola Charlotte Knights 1 704 274 8203

Media members interested in covering this event are asked to notify Knights Media Relations Director Tommy Viola by phone at 704-274-8203 or by email at


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


NEW EVENT: Wednesday, Aug. 10 9:30 AM Wake Tech Community College RTP Campus Groundbreaking Ceremony – Wake Tech Community College RTP Campus Groundbreaking Ceremony, featuring Wake Tech President Dr. Stephen Scott, Wake Tech Board of Trustees Chair Tom Looney, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory, Wake County Board of Commissioners Chair James West, and Morrisville Mayor Mark Stohlman

Location: 10908 Chapel Hill Road, Morrisville, NC

Contacts: Laurie Clowers Communications and Public Relations 1 919 866 5929


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


Thursday, Aug. 11 8:30 AM Red Hat Inc: Full year 2016 AGM

Location: Red Hat HQ, 100 East Davie Street, Raleigh, NC

Contacts: Tom McCallum Red Hat Investor Relations 1 919 754 4630 Stephanie Wonderlick Red Hat Media 1 571 421 8169


Thursday, Aug. 11 Nucor Corp: Q2 2016 Dividend payment date

Location: TBD

Contacts: Terry S Lisenby Nucor Investor Relations 1 704 366 7000


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