North Carolina Daybook

Associated Press North Carolina Daybook for Thursday, Aug. 18.

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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

Contacts: Sharon Tripp North Carolina Philanthropy Conference


Thursday, Aug. 18 8:30 AM North Carolina Gubernatorial Candidates Forum – Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce host Gubernatorial Candidates Forum, during their Summer Leadership Conference with Democratic gubernatorial candidate North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper (8:30 AM EDT), and Republican gubernatorial candidate North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (9:00 AM EDT)

Location: Pinehurst Resort, 80 Carolina Vista Dr, Pinehurst, NC

Contacts: Katie Craig Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce 1 919 664 7063


Thursday, Aug. 18 8:30 AM North Carolina Conference on Education – North Carolina Conference on Education, presented by Biogen. Event features keynote speaker North Carolina State University Chancellor Dr. Randy Woodson

Location: Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention Center, 4700 Emperor Blvd, Durham, NC Durham

Contacts: Kate Payne North Carolina Chamber


Thursday, Aug. 18 9:30 AM Dems introduce ‘Donald Ducks’ in response Donald Trump’s ‘ducking on his taxes’ – Democrats introduce ‘Donald Ducks’ in response to 2016 Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s ‘constant ducking on his taxes’, with events outside Trump Tower, 725 5th Ave, New York (9:30 AM EDT) and outside Trump’s rally at the Charlotte Convention Center, Charlotte, NC (7:30 PM EDT)

Location: New York City Charlotte

Contacts: DNC press 1 202 863 8148


Thursday, Aug. 18 11:30 AM North Carolina state legislators call on AG Cooper to ‘do his job’ – North Carolina state Reps. David Lewis and Skip Stam, and state Sen. Buck Newton hold press conference to call on North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper to ‘do his job or refuse his taxpayer funded salary and reimburse taxpayers’

Location: NC Department of Justice, 114 W. Edenton St., Raleigh, NC Raleigh

Contacts: NCGOP


Thursday, Aug. 18 12:30 PM Cumberland County Schools’ officials discuss lead hazards – Cumberland County Schools’ Superintendent Dr. Frank Till and Cumberland County Public Health Director Buck Wilson hold press conference to discuss lead hazards at William H. Owen Elementary School

Location: 2465 Gillespie Street, Fayetteville, NC Fayetteville

Contacts: Renarta Moyd Cumberland County Schools Communications Specialist 1 910 678 2307


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

Location: Authority Administration Building, 1000 Trade Drive, RDU Airport, NC

Contacts: Andrew Sawyer Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority 1 919 840 7706


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

Location: City Council Chambers, 222 West Hargett Street, Raleigh, NC Raleigh

Contacts: Planning Department 1 919 996 2626


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

Location: 128 East Front Street, Burlington, NC Burlington

Contacts: Asst. Chief Chris Verdeck Burlington Police Department 1 336 229 3542


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

Contacts: Sharon Gladwell North Carolina Administrative Office of the Courts 1 919 890 1394


Thursday, Aug. 18 6:30 PM Respect My Vote! host #RespectMyVote ‘What Are Your Rights?’ town hall – Respect My Vote! host #RespectMyVote ‘What Are Your Rights?’ town hall, featuring R&B artist and panel host Sunshine Anderson, Exodus Foundation President/Founder Dr. Madeline McClenney-Sadler, Mecklenburg County Commissioner Ella Scarborough, and Urban League of the Central Carolinas CEO Dr. Patrick Graham

Location: Urban League of Central Carolinas, 740 W. 5th St., Charlotte, NC Charlotte #RespectMyVote

Contacts: Amanda Gill Coyne PR 1 973 588 2105


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 in Charlotte * Trump and Mike Pence will face Democrats Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine in the 8 Nov election

Location: Charlotte Convention Center, 501 S College St, Charlotte, NC Charlotte

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

Doors open 4:30 PM


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

Location: TBD

Contacts: Alan Nethery BWX Technologies Inc Investor Relations 1 980 365 4300


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

Location: Sedgefield Country Club, Greensboro, NC Greensboro

Contacts: USPGA Tour 1 904 285 3700


Friday, Aug. 19 9:00 AM North Carolina State Board of Education’s Interagency Advisory Committee meeting

Location: Education Building, 301 N. Wilmington Street, Raleigh, NC Raleigh

Contacts: NCDPI Communications 1 919 807 3450


Friday, Aug. 19 11:30 AM Labor Day Booze It & Lose It Enforcement campaign kick off – North Carolina Governor’s Highway Safety Program and state and local law enforcement kickoff of the annual Labor Day Booze It & Lose It Enforcement campaign. Speakers include North Carolina Department of Transportation Secretary Nick Tennyson, Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission Chairman Jim Gardner, Governor’s Highway Safety Program Director Don Nail, State Highway Patrol Major Jeff Babb, and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Regional Administrator Beth Baker

Location: Raleigh Convention Center, 500 S Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC Raleigh

Contacts: Jonathan Bandy NCDOT 1 919 814 3657


Friday, Aug. 19 12:30 PM EMILY’s List Ignite Change San Francisco Conference – EMILY’s List Ignite Change San Francisco Conference, with speakers including Georgia House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams and EMILY’s List President Stephanie Schriock, and agenda including panel on 2016 EMILY’s List candidates and a Q&A, featuring the Democratic Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, running for the Senate in Arizona, and the Democratic candidates for Minnesota 2nd Congressional District (Angie Craig), Montana’s At-Large Congressional District (Denise Juneau), Senate in Iowa (Patty Judge), and the Senate in North Carolina (Deborah Ross)

Location: The Fairmont Hotel, 850 Mason St., San Francisco, CA San Francisco

Contacts: Alexandra De Luca EMILY’S List 1 202 326 1400

Doors open to credentialed media at 12:00 p.m


Friday, Aug. 19 2:30 PM North Carolina state legislators discuss the state of public education – North Carolina state Sens. Floyd McKissick and Mike Woodard participate in press conference on the state of public education in North Carolina

Location: Jordan High School Library,6806 Garrett Road, Durham, NC Durham

Contacts: Leslie Rudd NCLEG 1 919 733 6854


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